Ocean Sands Beach Inn

Ocean Sands Beach Inn offers views of the beach and the marsh, private beach access, and proximity to Historic St. Augustine.

On A1A North.
3465 Coastal Hwy, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
  • (904) 824-1112

Hours of Operation

Check-in time is 3pm<br />Check-out time is 11am

  • Ocean Sands Beach Inn on Vilano Beach near St. Augustine, offers a great value for any traveler, whether on a romantic getaway, family vacation, or a business trip. Their rooms have views of the marsh to the west or the Atlantic Ocean and beach to the east.

    Located across A1A from a secluded strip of the beach, Ocean Sands Beach Inn provides beach access only to guests of the hotel, allowing them to enjoy this more secluded area north of the town of Vilano.

    The hotel also offers a swimming pool, barbecue deck, and guest use of beach chairs and boogie boards. Each room has a refrigerator and microwave, coffee maker, and flat-screen LCD TV. Those with limited mobility will appreciate the lack of stoop or steps into the hotel and each room offers a private deck or patio to allow the guest to enjoy the beach, marsh, or pool view. There is high-speed wireless internet access throughout the hotel.

    Ocean Sands Beach Inn offers a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast each morning, 24-hour front desk service, vending machines, and free parking. The bathrooms in all of the guest rooms have been fully updated and some have large, walk-in showers, while a few others have a jetted soaking tub, and others have accessible showers with grab rails, seats, and hand-held shower heads. This is a non-smoking hotel.

    Located about 4 miles from Historic St. Augustine, visitors may drive into town, or hop aboard the Old Town Trolley bus, tour the city by trolley and ride back to the hotel in the afternoon. Ocean Sands Beach Inn is also less than a 5-minute drive to the town of Vilano Beach, which has restaurants, shops, and monthly market and music events. A 10-minute drive north from the Ocean Sands Beach Inn will take visitors to the Guana Tolomato Marine Research Reserve, where they will find hiking trails, kayak adventures, and a visitor and education center.

    Check-in and Check-out: Check-in is at 3 p.m. Check out is at 11 a.m.

    Amenities: Free wireless internet access, private beach access, private balcony or deck, outdoor pool, free deluxe breakfast, free trolley tour pick up, cable TV with HBO & ESPN, microwave and refrigerator, coffee maker, beach towels, hairdryer, and iron/ironing board. In addition, pets are welcome and this is a smoke-free facility.

    Their phone number is (904) 824-1112.

  • Comments or Questions?

    We stayed here on our first trip to St. Augustine. We thought that it would be a wonderful place to stay what with the beach right across the street and a pool. We were sadly disappointed. The rooms were clean but some of the sockets didn't work and neither did some of the lamps. The lights in the bathroom would dim every time the AC came on. What really made us upset was the fact that we booked a king room directly form their website in February and when we checked-in in June we received a double bed room. What was the point of reserving so early if you're not going to get it. When we told them what was wrong they said that there was nothing they could do because all the other rooms were booked. Again what was the point. There was not enough room for our two year old to play and the bed was too small for the three of us to sleep. They really need to fix how they do reservations in the future. We will not be going back unless they fix this.

    stayed there recently for our 25th anniversery, what a pleasant surprise. friendly staff, clean rooms and not crowded since there are only 29 rooms. the inn features a full breakfast not seen at most of the pricey hotels i have stayed at. all of this on a section of beach that had maybe 4 or 5 people as far as the eye could see. a great little get away!

    I just love this room not really big but just right! I am on the balcony right now writing this . Perfect for a lil couples get away . the picture they have with there sign in it was taking from my balcony! A must see. Happy V-day

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Restaurants Near Ocean Sands Beach Inn

The Reef Restaurant on Vilano Beach offers spectacular beachside views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Reef Restaurant
1.2 miles away
The deck view of St. Augustine's Aunt Kate's Restaurant, where boats are welcome.
Aunt Kate's
1.2 miles away
Beaches at Vilano offers indoor, deck, and river seating in St. Augustine, FL.
Beaches at Vilano
1.3 miles away

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