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St.augustine: we'd like to stay on the beach - any suggests?

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St.augustine: we'd like to stay on the beach - any suggests?

It looks like a lovely place - and we'd like to stay on the beach - hotel suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

Also, please share any of your fav things about St. A!

Thanks!

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1. Re: St.augustine: we'd like to stay on the beach - any suggests?

"It looks like a lovely place "

It is!

"we'd like to stay on the beach - hotel suggestions would be greatly appreciated!"

Beachers Lodge is on Crescent Beach, maybe 20 minutes from the historic district. It is direct oceanfront. Pick a 3rd or 4th floor King unit for best ocean views. http://beacherslodge.com/

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2. Re: St.augustine: we'd like to stay on the beach - any suggests?

thanks!

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3. Re: St.augustine: we'd like to stay on the beach - any suggests?

AVOID at all costs Beachfront Resort - don't believe a line of their website....it is a dump.

Hampton Inn on Vilano gets good reviews also.

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4. Re: St.augustine: we'd like to stay on the beach - any suggests?

Best thing to do in St. Augustine is the St. Augustine Alligator Farm, which is the top reptile zoo in the world. Also, if you like architecture & history, take. The tour at Flagler college. Beautiful Tiffany stained glass windows.

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5. Re: St.augustine: we'd like to stay on the beach - any suggests?

sounds good - thank you. we're looking at the best western...we know it's across the street but think it's a better lower-cost beach hotel...thoughts? thanks!!

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6. Re: St.augustine: we'd like to stay on the beach - any suggests?

I don't know when cbbfish was on St. Augustine beach, but I suggest you call the Best Western prior to booking. Ask them if the beach is being renovated in front of their "beach access". Huge renovations are being done on St. Augustine beach (depending where you are staying you may not "have" any beach.) Ask them before you book.

May want to try Vilano Beach, really, it is still St. Augustine and there is no renovation going on there. Don't be disappointed if you are coming for the beach...........just make sure there IS a beach.

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7. Re: St.augustine: we'd like to stay on the beach - any suggests?

There is much more to do than the Alligator Farm. If visiting the Alligator Farm, go early early early. When it is hot, which it is at this time of year....the reptiles don't move too much.

Link to Hampton on Vilano : tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g34599-d249771-…

Here are some of the most popular things to do in the area. It has sooooo much history:

tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g34599-Activitie…

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8. Re: St.augustine: we'd like to stay on the beach - any suggests?

thanks LN - i did read about the beach work but thought it might be finished by early sept - will definitely call to check in. we totally want beach time so it is important! thanks again! great info!

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