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Magic Beach Motel

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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“neon lights”(14 reviews)
“great retro”(10 reviews)
“retro feel”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to St. Aug for 10 years now and I have been begging my husband to stay here. While I knew that I would love this hotel, (I am all about flamingos, retro, and kinda have an obsession with neon lights) I...More

Thank Michelle D
Response from Remy J, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach MotelResponded 6 days ago

Michelle, So glad you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us. We are very fortunate to have restored one of the few motor lodges remaining. Thank you for the nicely detailed review and hoping you can come back soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quirky, little, “throw-back” motel!!! I found this motel via Trip Advisor. It had great reviews, so we went for it. The motel is well kept. The rooms are smallish, but I expected that since it’s an older motel. We had a king...More

Thank kbmcg67
Response from Remy J, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We try to keep the motel as original as possible while having modern conveniences. Appreciate your recommendation for duvets. They do add charm to a room. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed December 1, 2017

We took our 3 grandchildren to the beach at the last minute and this was available and met or needs. We stayed in a 2 bedroom which gave us plenty of room. There was only one bathroom and it was small with only a shower....More

Thank kaet2017
Response from Remy J, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach MotelResponded December 2, 2017

We make every effort to maintain the Magic Beach as original as possible while at the same time providing comfort with modern conveniences. So glad you enjoyed or breakfast and thank you for the comment on the staff. I will surely pass it on.

Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

This is a true FL Beach motel. The room is super small but fit our needs for a weekend at the beach. Bed was comfortable and the room was clean. No bugs. Free continental breakfast was good. One minute walk to beach. 5 minute walk...More

Thank JJJanJan
Response from Remy J, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach MotelResponded November 27, 2017

It is one of the few retro motels still in operation. So glad that you enjoyed your stay and the breakfast. We are at a good location outside the hustle of the city yet so close that you can actually walk there! Thank you for...More

Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

We’ve stayed at Magic Beach twice and I am not a huge fan of all the neon lighting and tackiness, but this hotel is absolutely fantastic. The hotel was the set of a show back in the day. The rooms are basic but have everything...More

Thank Courtney B
Response from Remy J, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Beach MotelResponded November 3, 2017

Courtney, So glad to hear you really enjoy our hospitality. We get a number of positive comments on the breakfast we offer. Not your typical continental breakfast. The heated pool is nice with this slightly cooler temps. We are fortunate to have such a beautiful...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$91 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in Vilano Beach
#3 Family Hotel in Vilano Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
$91 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in Vilano Beach
#3 Family Hotel in Vilano Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
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ncfam2015
December 29, 2017|
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Response from JJJanJan | Reviewed this property |
This motel is a single floor, no inside corridors. We felt very safe there. We walked a few blocks to a water front restaurant day & night with no concerns. Large hotel chain right across the street, so lots of people around.
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susankelly51
March 4, 2017|
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Response from magicbeachmotel | Property representative |
Our motel is not beach front. However, we are but a short walk to the beach. The sidewalk in front leads right to the beach, so it is not necessary to walk across any major street to get there. Fortunately, we did not get... More
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CHERYL A
May 3, 2016|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty to do in the area, St Augustine is Amazing. We stayed in a Jacuzzi (Jetted Tub) suite. Very nice, clean and big enough for 2, the kitchen was complete but basic and small. With so much to do in the area... More
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