Top 8 Historic Hotels In St. Augustine, Florida - Updated 2024

Kate
Kate 
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Along the Atlantic Coast of northeastern Florida, the historic city of St. Augustine flourishes with more than a few hundred years of history behind it. It was founded in the 16th century when Spanish explorers were traveling the world to find new land. Since then, it became the oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement within the United States.

With history comes different landmarks such as the Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine Light, Flagler College, and many more; these also offer the best places to have a romantic tour. Hence, you should visit here and explore the oldest hotels in St. Augustine that features the beauty and comfort they gave back when they were first established. Moreover, the city has seen many years of preservation of historic sites and the development of other travel getaways, such as boat tours. To choose a place to stay for your upcoming trip, scroll down for the top historic hotels in St. Augustine, Florida.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) properties with historic significance, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

1. Hilton St. Augustine Historic Bayfront (from USD 186)

Located in close proximity to Castillo de San Marcos and the St. Augustine Municipal Marina are these vibrantly colored cottage-style structures, which take their design features from Spanish Colonial architecture.

Standard amenities included in all rooms have king or queen beds, private bathrooms with showers or bathtubs, free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with premium channels, and a coffee or tea maker. Some rooms also offer views of the city or bay. There’s also a restaurant, fitness center open around the clock, and pool for relaxing and unwinding.

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Hilton St. Augustine Historic Bayfront

Address: 32 Avenida Menendez
393 meters (0.3 ft) from Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

Top guest reviews
Host:
great location valet parking clean updated room and friendly staff
Location:
location is perfect
it was a nice hotel and a nice room in a very good location
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2. Villa 1565 (from USD 87)

The spacious courtyard beneath the ancient live oak tree (estimated to be 650 years old), the beautifully preserved coquina structure, and the refurbished interiors of Villa 1565 make it the ideal spot to stay while discovering the beauty of Saint Augustine.

The non-smoking rooms include everything you need for a comfortable stay, including a flat-screen HDTV, free WiFi, kitchen appliances such as a refrigerator and microwave, and a private bathroom with a standing roll-in shower or a tub. The hotel provides its visitors with top-notch services, such as a complimentary breakfast buffet and use of the vast outdoor pool.

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Villa 1565

Address: 137 San Marco Ave
1.12 km (0.7 mi) from Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room doors should be replaced by new and pretty ones
Cleanliness:
the room was amazingly clean
the inn was centrally located reasonable price clean and i would go there again
Location:
overall everything was good and the location was also very central very good
nice location and friendly staff
excellent place nice people great area every attraction of city is walking distance good foosd around and historic place
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3. Casablanca Inn on the Bay (from USD 224)

The building is a 1914 Mediterranean classic that has been meticulously refurbished and has antiques throughout the public spaces and individually designed rooms and suites. Some of the rooms even have balconies, while all feature air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, renovated bathrooms with tubs or showers, hair dryers, and ironing facilities.

WiFi is accessible in all areas, and smoking is not permitted on the premises or in guest rooms. The site is monitored by CCTVs and has smoke detectors to keep people safe.

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Casablanca Inn on the Bay

Wifi Available

Address: 24 Avenida Menendez
343 meters (0.3 ft) from Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Bar Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Heating

4. Casa Monica, Autograph Collection, A Marriott Luxury & Lifestyle Hotel (from USD 346)

Casa Monica Resort & Spa features a classic 1888 Moorish-style architecture and is located only a minute from Flagler College and a 12-minute walk from Castillo de San Marcos. This luxury and lifestyle hotel’s rooms offer a flat-screen cable TV, desk, a tea or coffee-making machine, and a Bose sound system that you can connect your device to and put on your choice of classical or modern music to make the experience of your stay even better.

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Casa Monica Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 95 Cordova Street
700 meters (0.5 ft) from Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

5. Bayfront Inn (from USD 179)

Morning people will love this place because it offers a buffet-style breakfast that has a rotating menu to make every morning extra special before you head out to the pool, take a bath, and start your adventure in the city of St. Augustine. Famous landmarks and tourist spots are quite near as Fountain of Youth is only 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) from the hotel. The Oldest House Museum, on the other hand, is only four minutes away on foot.

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Bayfront Inn

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 138 Avenida Menendez
864 meters (0.6 ft) from Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking Internet services Heating

6. Bella Bay Inn (from USD 188)

If you are looking for utility in an accommodation, Bella Bay Inn can be a great part of your adventures because of the public market that is only two minutes away on foot. Depending on the room you choose, you will either have a satellite TV, fan, and dark wood furnishings, while others have a flat-screen TV and a large kitchen. Castillo de San Marcos and the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse are just north of the property, so it is safe to say that you can start your tour there before visiting the other attractions of St. Augustine.

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Bella Bay Inn

8.2 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 10 Marine Street
714 meters (0.5 ft) from Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Parking Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Heating WiFi Available

7. The Collector - Luxury Inn & Gardens (from USD 338)

The Collector - Luxury Inn & Gardens offers guests opulent comforts and an immersive experience of the area’s rich past. This hotel in the historic St. Augustine focuses on telling the story of America’s oldest city by introducing guests to modern rooms that immerse guests in art, history, and romance.

Each room has a cable flat-screen TV and microwave. Select rooms have additional amenities such as a sofa bed, larger living space, and a kitchenette. After starting your day with a European-style continental breakfast and having a quick dip in the heated outdoor pool, you can easily get to the Freedom Trail and Spanish Quarter Museum on foot.

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The Collector Inn (Adults Only) - Saint Augustine

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 149 Cordova Street
931 meters (0.6 ft) from Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Parking Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing

8. Spanish Street Inn (from USD 229)

Looking at this inn, you will immediately notice the blending of American and Spanish design. So, whether you came from either one, both, or none at all, a refreshing feeling surges all over you as it is a design that will take you to both worlds. All units have a private bathroom while others feature a spa bath for a more relaxing bathing experience. Furthermore, a flat-screen TV is available in all rooms. Certain rooms have views of the garden or city that will elevate the level of entertainment and comfort during your stay.

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44 Spanish Street Inn (Adults only)

Wifi Available

Address: 44 Spanish Street 44 Spanish St
348 meters (0.3 ft) from Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Dry cleaning

The blending of history

The history of Europe and the U.S. blend in St. Augustine, and it does not matter where you come from, it is always welcome to everyone who appreciates the beauty of history and art. The hotels listed above could be considered great examples as they already exhibit classic decorations and details that are fortified with years of wisdom and experience. Book now and have a feel of it for yourselves!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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