No trip to St. Augustine, Florida is complete unless you stay at one of the city’s many bed and breakfast inns. Accommodations are plentiful in the oldest city in the country, and not only does B&B accommodation offer guests a comfortable place to sleep and relax, but many inns are located near the city’s best attractions, shops, and restaurants.
For extended vacations, the versatility of a bed and breakfast allows guests to take advantage of local concierge services (as many innkeepers offer special vacation and honeymoon packages) and luxurious amenities like wireless Internet and central air. If you are thinking of coming to North Florida, consider making a reservation at one of these great inns:
Bayfront Wescott House (146 Menendez Avenue) – This 16-room inn, surrounded by palm trees, features balconies on both floors and spacious bedrooms. Wake up each morning to a beautiful view of Matanzas Bay and check the inn’s website for vacation packages and special offers.
63 Orange Street (63 Orange Street) – You will know the inn by name! 63 Orange Street is convenient to historic downtown St. Augustine, Flagler College, and other area attractions. Five rooms offer queen or larger beds at great rates, along with private baths and wireless access.
Peace and Plenty Inn (87 Cedar Street) – Stay in the elegant main house and enjoy a good night’s rest in a four-poster bed, or enjoy the secluded comfort of any of the Carriage House Suites. The Peace and Plenty Inn offers a desired respite after a long day of sightseeing, with afternoon wine and a beautiful garden.
At Journeys End (89 Cedar Street): Five rooms, each decorated in a theme like Egypt and French Boudoir, guarantee a unique and enjoyable experience. Spend an afternoon in the shade of the front porch and book a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride through the inn’s concierge service.
Our House Bed and Breakfast and Garden Studios (7 Cincinnati Avenue) – Located in the heart of the Antique District, there are two renovated Victorian-style homes offering a total of five bedrooms, each with full baths and luxurious amenities. Join other guests for breakfast in the sunlit dining room before heading out for a day of shopping.
Are you still undecided? There are many more inns to choose from in St. Augustine. The second part of this article series will explore more great B & Bs awaiting your reservations.