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Ocean Sands Beach Inn

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3465 Coastal Highway, Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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Levittown, New York
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Basic inexpensive hotel for a quick overnight stay and a day at the beach. No elevator for someone like me who is disabled and stairs are quite difficult. I had no idea there was no elevator and they could not accommodate us with a first floor room. The rooms and the pool are in desperate need of an upgrade or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this place as a spur of the moment, last minute deal on New Year's Eve. The room was very clean and the bathtub was nice. I think all rooms come with the garden tub/jacuzzi (I would call ahead to confirm). The front desk host was friendly and even provided us with a list of places to bring in... More 

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Thank Asha K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was a little nervous to book a non-chain hotel on the beach because of previous negative experiences, but this little hotel is a gem! Staff were friendly and accommodating, and the hotel was very clean. Our room was in good condition and had a great view of the beach. The beach was just across the road and not crowded... More 

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Thank Michelle C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The room was clean and comfortable although furniture a bit out dated. A piece of laminate had come loose on the kitchenette countertop. Our roomview was simply a hill next to the road. Location to the beach is great except for the busy A1A highway you have to cross. It's a bit like playing Frogger! Beautiful sunrise and plenty of... More 

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Tampa Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is located north of St Augustine beach on a quiet section of the road with homes. There are a few restaurants nearby and a Publix shopping center but I did not look around too much as we were there for only one night. The beach is located across the street. The inn provides beach chairs, toys and boogie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ocean Sands is such a nice, quiet little hotel. They have their own private entrance to the beach, especially nice if you don't like the crowd's the beach tends to have. The staff was extremely friendly and very accommodating no matter what the need was! A very pleasurable stay!

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Lineville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our forth year staying at Ocean Sands Beach Inn and we are still loving it! There are three adults in our group and we have been staying in the room with the two queen beds. This year we changed it up and stayed in the King Suite! It had a couch that let out into a bed! We... More 

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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were shocked when we saw the small room and the shabby furniture. It was so depressing we cancelled our second night and found one on A1A Beach Blvd for the same price and much nicer. The breakfast was laughable and the breakfast room had four tables and eight chairs but people had to shift around so someone could get... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have found our place to stay when we go to St. Augustine! Not only do they have a private beach access but the area of the beach where they are located is private too. Only other guests who where staying at the hotel where in our area of the beach. And tons of shells on the beach! Lisa at... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were close enough to St Augustine to enjoy the sights and come back to the quiet and beauty of Vilano Beach !!! It was HOT HOT HOT , but we had a wonderful time , walking on the beach in the early morning hours and swimming for an hour or so in the evening. Never saw more then a... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ocean Sands Beach Inn is the only ocean front hotel in St Augustine with a private beach and unobstructed views of both the sunrise over the Atlantic and sunset views over the scenic wetlands and inter-coastal waterway to the west. Our upscale, boutique style hotel has been recently renovated with new granite bathroom, carpeting, bedding, flat-screen TV's, K-Cup coffee makers, and much more. The upscale facilities and amenities combined with a perfect beach location and outstanding service all ensure you will have a truly relaxing and enjoyable vacation when visiting the St Augustine and Historic Coast area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Sands Beach Inn

Address: 3465 Coastal Highway, Vilano Beach, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Location: United States > Florida > Saint Augustine > Vilano Beach
Price Range: $114 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Sands Beach Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Ocean Sands Beach Hotel Saint Augustine
Ocean Sands Hotel
Ocean Sands Motel
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Vilano Beach
#4 Family Hotel in Vilano Beach
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