Sometimes we need a staycation. If you’re looking to get away, but don’t want to go too far, then it’s time to pack your bags and head to St. Augustine! Only 40 miles away from Jacksonville, St. Augustine is the Nation’s oldest city with plenty of things to do, places to eat, and tons to explore. So, get ready to book your visit. Here are our top 6 places to stay in St. Augustine.
Don’t pass up on the opportunity to stay in the heart of St Augustine at The Local! This trendy, vintage Florida style hotel captures the essence of the Ancient City.
Located walking distance to the Bridge of Lions and historic downtown St. Augustine, The Local is close to all major attractions in the Old City. Catch a show at the St. Augustine Amphitheater, or spend the day biking on St. Augustine Beach!
We love the intimacy of this little hotel, as well. With only 20 rooms, a pool and Drifter bike rentals, this nostalgic little oasis is made to feel homey — like you’re a local!
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Bayfront Marin House Inn
If you’re looking for a romantic getaway, then it’s time to book your stay at the Bayfront Marin House. Recently recognized as one of the top 25 romantic hotels in the U.S., this inn offers comfort, privacy, and spectacular views like no other. Enjoy luxury features like private entryways, Southern-style breakfast, daily happy hour, and even pet-friendly rooms! Just steps away from an array of shops, restaurants, and bars, you’ll be sure to enjoy your stay.
Casa Monica Resort and Spa
If you’re in love with all things historic and beautiful, then the Casa Monica Resort and Spa has been waiting for you. Initially built in 1888, this hotel is the perfect blend of historic charm and modern conveniences while also being just a short distance away from the city’s most popular sites, including Flagler College, The Lightner Museum, and St. George Street. Relax at their on-site Poseidon Spa or lounge poolside under the cabanas after a day of exploring the city. Don’t forget to make a reservation for their on-site restaurant, Costa Brava, serving up Spanish-inspired dishes all day long!
The Collector Luxury Inn and Gardens
Located in the heart of downtown St. Augustine, The Collector is one of the most charming hotels in the city that offers quaint privacy while also being just steps away from the bustling streets. Each guestroom is a perfect mixture of rich history and outstanding architecture highlighting the building’s 18th-century construction. Relax in the courtyard garden or take a dip in the heated pool and enjoy all that this little inn has to offer.
Embassy Suites St. Augustine Beach
Is there anything better than enjoying your cup of coffee with a view of the ocean? At Embassy Suites, the best is possible. Located along A1A on St. Augustine Beach, this hotel has everything you need to enjoy your getaway. This oceanfront hotel offers an array of things to do, from water sports and family-friendly activities as well as private cabanas and a poolside bar. Only a 10-minute drive to historic downtown, you’re offered the best of both worlds to enjoy your trip to the Ancient City.
Hilton St. Augustine Historic Bayfront
Inspired by early Spanish architecture, this Bayfront Inn is conveniently located between two famous St. Augustine attractions, the National monument, Castillo de San Marcos, and the Bridge of Lions. With beautiful views of Matanzas Bay and just a short walk to the historic city streets, this hotel has it all. Take in the quaint streets of St. Augustine as you enjoy your morning cup of coffee or evening stroll and explore all the city has to offer.
P.S. this hotel is only a five-minute walk to the delicious Kookaburra Coffee Shop!