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The Bella Bay Inn

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10 Marine Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel December 24-26th. The first night, the AC did not work. I had it set at 72 and it was 80. They fixed it the next morning after I called. That same day (Christmas day) no one came to clean the room or provide clean towels. When I reached out to management to let them know... More 

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Mike W, Owner at The Bella Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We’re sorry that you didn’t enjoy your stay but there are a couple of things I’d like to clarify for our future guests. As you said, our front desk came to your room within 10 minutes of your call on the second day and got the room cooled immediately. That’s... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at this hotel for just one night on a saturday. We really have mixed feelings about the place. First, the location is perfect: close to historic downtown, you can walk your way very easily to all the spots. The free parking lot is very convenient. Second, the room itself (we stayed in room #1) is... More 

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Mike W, Owner at The Bella Bay Inn, responded to this review

We're sorry that you didn't completely enjoy your stay. Our rooms are right in the heart of downtown on the water, and--as you said--downtown can be noisy, especially on a Saturday night. Bella Bay is a great choice for people who want to be in the middle of things. Our location is much quieter during the week, as well as... More 

DeBary, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This unique little Inn on the Bayfront in St. Augustine is truly a gem! My husband and I had the pleasure of staying there this past weekend and were delighted with both the location and the ambience. We had a charming room overlooking the marina and were treated to a beautiful view of both the bridge of lions and the... More 

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Mike W, Owner at The Bella Bay Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, your view and your room--and we very much enjoyed hosting you! We look forward to your next visit. -- Sandy and Mike More 

Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Quite expensive for what it offers. Well located, at a good walking distance from historical attractions. Could offer a bit more for the value. Music from restaurant other side of street is heard until until late.

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historictraveler001, Owner at The Bella Bay Inn, responded to this review

We're sorry that you did not feel that our rooms were a value. We certainly try to add amenities for our guests--including 24 hour concierge service through our front desk; free. on-site parking; fresh home-made baked goods each morning, delivered to your door, and spacious clean rooms with water views. Each of our rooms are outfitted with refrigerators, coffee makers,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

The inn is located almost directly on A1A and is within walking distance to all the attractions within the historic district. The inn offers Free parking for their guest which is a plus because parking in Saint Augustine can be a challenge especially during "Nights of Lights". Once you park your vehicle there is no need to move it again.... More 

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historictraveler001, Owner at The Bella Bay Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for mentioning the blueberry muffins--our baker will be thrilled to read your comments! We began offering complimentary breakfast baskets several months ago, and to be honest, the lack of comments on them had made us consider discontinuing them. So your kind words mean a great deal to... More 

Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Suite 5 is a spacious stay with two balconies (this is the only room with balconies so the views were great), full kitchen equipped with all appliances, silverware, and dish-ware, living room with pullout couch and flatscreen T.V., free wifi, and a king size bed in the bedroom with another flatscreen T.V. The bathroom has two entries - one from... More 

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historictraveler001, Owner at The Bella Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review! We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay in our Grand Suite. Thank you also for mentioning the breakfast basket--we bake the muffins and breads every night, and our baker Donna will be tickled that you enjoyed them! We're glad that you plan to stay with us again--we hope to see... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Great location, pretty much within walking distance of everything. Nice size room and bathroom with updated pretty decor. Only complaint was that the bathroom towels were stained and not very appealing and we didn't want to use them and the main door was extremely hard to open and shut. Arriving was a little confusing hence not knowing where to park... More 

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historictraveler001, Owner at The Bella Bay Inn, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that you would visit us again! One note to our prospective guests: we call all of our guests prior to their stay and walk them through where to check in (if you'd like personal attention, you can stop by our main office, or if you'd like to go right to your room, we can set a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous location for our two day get-away to St. Augustine. The near proximity to the waterfront and Old Town made for a very convenient walk-about experience. The private parking lot was a big plus and the room was very clean and comfortable.

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Mike W, General Manager at The Bella Bay Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your St. Augustine vacation and our little inn! Thank you so much for writing such a nice review, and we hope to see you on your next visit to town! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

The room was very clean, great location. The complimentary breakfast basket was very nice. The free parking spot was great since parking in St Augustine is a premium I definitely recommend staying here.

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Mike W, General Manager at The Bella Bay Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the recommendation and nice review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

room 5 is the suite and has two balconies and is the only room worth getting. i give room 5 the studio suite 4 star. room 4 my room is 2 star and do not get this room. ac poor and required a separate loud portable to cool and then still not good enough. my sis room 1 maybe 3... More 

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Mike W, General Manager at The Bella Bay Inn, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed our Grand Suite. We are sorry that there was an air conditioning problem during your stay. As you said, we relocated that room's occupants to another property--located less than one block away--paying the difference in the cost of the room so that your guests could be comfortable and still be close to your daughter's... More 

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