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“Wescott House Bed and Breakfast” 5 of 5 stars
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Bayfront Westcott House
3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   146 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine, FL 32084   |  
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Orlando, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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“Wescott House Bed and Breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Excellent B & B on the water, wonderful view from out room. Loved having breakfast in bed with mamosas (the deluxe breakfast package, highly recommend). Joy (the owner) was very helpful when checked in, gave us a map and told us where to go, and not to go. We are now making this a yearly weekend trip to St Augustine and we will only stay at the Wescott House!!! Thank you again Joy and your staff for your wonderful hospitality!

David and Lisa

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House, responded to this review, March 11, 2013
Hello again! Thanks for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. We're glad you had a nice time here, and enjoyed your breakfast in bed :) Looking forward to seeing you both again soon, cheers!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

This place is the best available in town! We felt so welcome and at home during our entire stay. The owners made dinner reservations for us at an amazing restaraunt and always made sure our wine glass was full. We cannot wait to go back to the Bayfront Westcott house.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. We're happy you chose us to celebrate your Anniversary, and even happier that you had a pleasant time here. We're only too happy to make reservations and recommendations for our guests, and we're lucky to be located in downtown St. Augustine, where there are so many wonderful restaurants all within walking distance. Thanks again, and we look forward to seeing you again soon, Cheers!
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Westcott House for only 2 nights of our honeymoon and truly wished we stayed LONGER! We felt so spoiled by Joy and her fabulous staff, each day we had a marvelous breakfast where you could choose as much or little as you liked. They were always so generous! The bed was so comfortable and the room came with a fireplace and robes! Very romantic! We enjoyed the treats and story hour, as well as late nights on the balcony watching the water in the harbor. We simply loved our stay and can't wait to return. It was like having another home! Thank you so much! Excellent Job!

Room Tip: The main house has access to balconies upstairs and the front porch-as well as a swing on the upstai...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Hello again, happy newlyweds! We were so happy you chose Westcott House to celebrate your special occasion, and we're glad you had a pleasant experience here. Thank you for your kind compliments of our staff and the breakfast. We're glad you enjoyed your room and took advantage of the cozy fireplace, robes, and especially the swing on the upstairs balcony. It can be a very romantic spot, even with the chilly weather we've been having :) We especially loved your comment about the Inn feeling like "another home." That is exactly the experience we are aiming for for our guests. Thanks again, and we hope to see you both again soon, Cheers!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

The Bayfront Westcott House in St. Augustine is amazing. From the quality of the accomodations to the breakfasts to the ambience of the room and grounds we were totally satisfied. The owners and staff were friendly and helpful. The electric fireplace in our room added a nice touch on a cool evening. The beds and bedding were so comfortable we had two very restful nights!!! We will definitely return on our next trip and would highly recommend this B & B!!!!

Room Tip: Rooms on the second floor have a nice view of the bay. The location is perfect for touring historic...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House, responded to this review, March 4, 2013
Hello, and thank you for your kind and thoughtful review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for taking the time to tell others about your experience here, and for mentioning the things that made your stay "outstanding." :) Looking forward to seeing both of you again, cheers!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Recently spent 2 nights here. What a gem..........................the room was immaculate. All linen and towels were high quality. Breakfasts were plentiful, whatever you wished was served only to please. All staff were customer focused and this can only be accredited to the owners input on training. Thank you Joy and all her staff. This is a superb place to rest your head!!!!!!!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Hello again, and thanks so much for the kind review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We're glad you liked our towels and bed linens- they're all new and we really like them as well, so soft! And thank you for the compliment on our attentive staff, they really do try to go above and beyond to make sure all of our guests feel comfortable and at home. Thanks again for taking the time to tell others about your stay, we very much appreciate it. Hope to see you both again soon, Cheers!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We were very satisfied with the hospitality of Joy and staff. The staff aimed to please. A different delicious hot breakfast was prepared for us daily, along with yogurt, fruit and cereal, if we so desired. Coffee and tea was available all day long. The bed was very comfortable. We had a large clean well appointed room with a jacuzzi and shower. The nightly wine and cheese allowed us the opportunity to met other vacationers. Would definitely return to this property. On the last day of our visit we saw a gorgeous sunrise from the front porch of the B&B.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
Hello! Thank you for posting a review of your recent stay with us. We're so glad you chose our Inn and enjoyed all of our little "treats." We try to really spoil our guests from they moment they arrive, and are happy to give you a cookie and glass of wine while you relax and get acquainted. We're happy enjoyed your room and social, and were able to catch a beautiful St. Augustine sunrise :) Hope to see you both again soon, Cheers!
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Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We had a 2 night stay here and it was absolutely fabulous! The staff was wonderful and very inviting! The rooms are beautiful and the Inn itself is perfectly located - easy walks to the center of town! Breakfasts were delicious - loved the eggs benedict! We had a slight room issue and Joy was so great and understanding - immediately addressing our issue and fixing the problem - perfect customer service! The afternoon social was a great bonus - we enjoyed having a glass of wine sitting on the porch overlooking the water! I have to mention the storyteller that was there one night -- she was so entertaining and interesting - what a great idea to have her come and talk - very enjoyable! We loved our stay thanks to Joy and her staff! We will definately be back!!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House, responded to this review, February 19, 2013
Thank you so much for the kind review, and for taking the time to let others know about your recent stay with us. We're happy you enjoyed your experience here. Thanks for your compliments on our breakfast, staff, and social hour. And we are glad you took the time to check out our Storyteller, we have two here and we think they both do a great job! We are so pleased you'll be staying with us again, we love our repeat guests. Hope to see you again soon, Cheers!
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Address: 146 Avenida Menendez, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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Location: United States > Florida > Saint Augustine
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Spa
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Saint Augustine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bayfront Westcott House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At this romantic St Augustine Bed and Breakfast, we'll coordinate your every wish & spoil you every second. Chocolate-covered strawberries, in-room massages, breakfast on the veranda (or in bed), evening social hour (hosted by a professional storyteller on Mon & Wed), romance packages, in-room Jacuzzis, and so much more! Our quiet bayfront location is within walking distance of dozens of restaurants, galleries, shops, and sightseeing attractions. Bayfront Westcott House--One of the Best Florida Getaways! - Dream Travel Magazine ... more   less 
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