Casa Monica Resort & Spa
The majestic Casa Monica Resort & Spa in St. Augustine is a member of the National Trust Historic Hotels of America and is the only AAA Four Diamond rated hotel in the city. The opulent lobby, with its fountains, frescos, and chandeliers, hark back to the turn-of-the-century origins of this historic hotel.
With 138 guest rooms and suites, three eating and drinking establishments that include the superb fine-dining restaurant Costa Brava, the lushly-styled Cobalt Lounge (pictured below), and the casual Café Cordova, as well as private dining rooms, a wine room, and gorgeous meeting facilities, the Casa Monica stays true to its Gilded-Age heritage by making all its guests feel like royalty.
Guest rooms are exquisitely decorated with wrought-iron beds, mahogany furnishings, and rich fabrics. Eight one-bedroom suites offer gorgeous views of the cityscape along with spacious seating areas and wet bars.
Amenities: Free wireless internet access, outdoor pool, concierge service for reservations and tickets to local attractions, valet services, same-day laundry service, fitness center, boutique shops, art galleries, triple-sheeted beds, feather pillows, luxury bathrobes, in-room safe, hairdryer, Iron/ironing board, and room service.