The entrance and sign for the Southern Oaks Inn, showing their entry porch and parking portico.

Southern Oaks Inn

On Ponce de Leon, this dog-friendly inn offers free shuttles to downtown.

The Southern Oaks Inn offers authentic southern hospitality along with modern conveniences. Nestled in six wooded acres of live oaks, this charming inn provides its guests with a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere in a convenient location on U.S. 1, just north of the historic district. 

The pet-friendly inn offers complimentary country breakfasts, a beautiful outdoor pool, lovely rooms with all the amenities, free parking, and full concierge services to help guests make the most of their vacation in the nation's oldest city. In addition, Southern Oaks Inn offers a shuttle service, which runs seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Room Amenities

Guest rooms are spacious and inviting, and offer all the amenities you expect from quality accommodations. The Southern Oaks Inn's new room design features comfortable king- or queen-sized beds, laminate wood floors, a wall-mounted flat-screen television, a microwave, and a mini-fridge. There are also wheelchair-accessible rooms and a chair lift in the pool.  


Guests who bring their pets with them will love the many shaded areas and the fully fenced-in dog playground, complete with a covered gazebo, large grassed-in play area, tube tunnel, and ramp climber. The pet fee is only $30.00 per night.

Visitor Services

Southern Oaks Inn's complimentary concierge services will assist guests in planning their vacation in the nation's oldest city. Information is available right in the lobby — maps, trolley schedules, brochures, and restaurant information. The knowledgeable staff is always happy to help, with insider tips on local events, tours, and the many special adventures available in the area.

Getting Around Town

The Inn is a short walking distance to Old Town Trolley and Ripley's Red Trains. It's also just minutes by car from the downtown attractions, shopping outlets, Vilano Beach, and St. Augustine Beach, with ample room for parking.

They also have a dog-friendly shuttle bus for their guests. The shuttle operates between 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., seven days a week.  The shuttle leaves every 20 minutes, taking guests from the inn to the Visitor Information Center on Castillo Drive, and returning to the inn.

The shuttle bus for the Southern Oaks Inn.
The shuttle bus for Southern Oaks Inn.


Wi-Fi access, outdoor pool, shuttle service, business center, coffee maker, homemade country breakfast buffet, mini-fridge and microwave, flat-screen TV, fenced-in dog run, and plenty of free parking.

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