Ocean Sands Beach Inn

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Private beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Outdoor pool, open 7:00 AM to 12:30 AM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, open 7:00 AM to 12:30 AM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds

Overview of Ocean Sands Beach Inn

Ocean Sands Beach Inn

2.5 out of 5

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
3465 Coastal Hwy, St. Augustine, FL, 32084

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationVilano Beach1 min walk
  • Popular LocationUsina Beach2 min drive
  • Popular LocationFort Mose Historic State Park8 min drive
  • AirportSt. Augustine, FL (UST-Northeast Florida Regional)12 min drive

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About this area

St. Augustine

Ocean Sands Beach Inn is located in Vilano Beach, a neighborhood in St. Augustine, and is on the Strip and on a private beach. Florida Heritage Museum and Limelight Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at San Sebastian Winery and St. Augustine Distillery. St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum and Whetstone Chocolate Factory are also worth visiting. With kayaking, parasailing, and sailing nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.

What's nearby

  • Vilano Beach - 1 min walk
  • Usina Beach - 2 min drive
  • Castle Otttis - 2 min drive
  • Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park - 5 min drive
  • Fort Mose Historic State Park - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) - 62 min drive

Restaurants

  • Beaches at VIlano — 3 min drive
  • Cap's On The Water — 4 min drive
  • Raintree — 7 min drive
  • Uptown Scratch Kitchen — 7 min drive
  • Le Pavillon — 7 min drive

About this property

Ocean Sands Beach Inn

Waterfront hotel with an outdoor pool
When you stay at this beach hotel you can enjoy umbrellas and sun loungers. All 29 rooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets, while conveniences include refrigerators and microwaves. Free WiFi and balconies or patios are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels.
Ocean Sands Beach Inn offers 29 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a private beach and an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Bicycle tour information
  • Outdoor pool
  • Private picnics

Family friendly

  • Children's games
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 24-hour business center

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location

Spa

  • Massage - on the beach

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar in shower
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Romance packages available

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free local calls
  • Free long-distance calls
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet, per night
An off-leash area is available
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 20 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 20 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 12:30 AM
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Beach Sands Inn
Ocean Sands Beach
Ocean Sands Beach Inn
Ocean Sands Beach Inn St. Augustine
Ocean Sands Beach St. Augustine
Ocean Sands Inn
Ocean Sands Beach Inn Hotel
Ocean Sands Beach Inn St. Augustine
Ocean Sands Beach Inn Hotel St. Augustine

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 409 out of 958 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 359 out of 958 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 113 out of 958 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 56 out of 958 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 958 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Only hotel that provided a worktable for use with my computer while sitting in bed.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Excellent location with private beach, friendly staff and quick access to downtown.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good location close to the beach
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff was friendly
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Quiet with a great view of the beach across the street. Also has a walkway to the beach.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021