St. Augustine Beachfront Resort

Address: 300 A1A Beach Blvd, Saint Augustine Beach, Florida, 32084, United States | 1 star hotel
 
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

Location

This 1 star hotel, located on 300 A1A Beach Blvd, Saint Augustine Beach, is near St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum, St. Augustine Alligator Farm, St. Augustine Beach, and Anastasia State Park.
Map this hotel

Photos of St. Augustine Beachfront Resort

    View all photos
         

      Historical Traveler Reviews Hostellerie de Saint-Alban Nezignan l'Eveque

      Poor/rude mgt, no service.

      from

      The customer is always wrong here. Checkin tooks 15 minutes per guest, I had to wait 1.5 hours in line.The front desk service was the worst I've experienced. One rude clerk handling a line of six couples trying to check in, while another clerk counts money for a deposit - in front of guests waiting for over an hour to check in. Incredible.We declined much of the room cleaning services. They came late in the day, and did little except replace towels.The price was outrageous for the service.Mary Douglas

      A Mistake

      from

      We could hardly believe how bad this "resort" was. It's a very old motel that has not been maintained. A major problem was a malfunctioning key card. It worked about 10% of the time. Housekeeping staff would come to let us in with no identification or even discussion about whether this was our room. A maintenance person's advice was to "keep trying". We had the cards rekeyed twice, but it didn't help. The grounds were a mess, with many cigarette butts and trash. The sidewalks were dirty throughout our 4 day stay. The chairs around the pool area were worn out. Trashcans were full and smelly. If you're looking for a pleasant, relaxing vacation, choose another place. This one will aggravate and depress you.

      This aint no resort!

      from

      We stayed here when it was called "Howard Johnsons". It's a filthy, disgusting place and now I read it hasn't changed in the last 3 years since. The sink was falling off the wall and every afternoon when we got back from the beach to shower for dinner there was either no hot water or no water at all. Every outlet was broken or falling off the wall. The door had chew marks on the bottom of it like some kind of rodent was either trying to get in or out! The carpet was so gross, I made every walk on it in their sandals. Of course you can't forget the odor. The hallways were filled with all kinds of trash. The management was rude and pretty much threatened me if I didn't pay my bill for our 2 nights. We left with others still complaining at the front desk and I told people who were getting out of their cars to check in the "truth." I wrote a lengthy letter to the corporation and to the city of St. Augustine. All I got from HJ was an apology. I wanted my money back. By next spring the hotel name was change to "Howards." I suppose HJ didn't want these kinds of people ruining their good name. It seems like this hotel changes their name on a seasonal basis. Please don't ruin your vacation and waste your hard earned money at this so called "resort." We now stay at the Sleep Inn on Anastasia Blvd. It's very nice and the State Park is 5 mins. away for a great time at the beach.

      This "resort" stinks!

      from

      This is NOT a resort. It is a dumpy motel. There was no hot water in the sink. No wash cloths for 2 days. The toilet would flush only if you held the handle down the whole time. The coffee pot was plugged into the back of the TV stand and could not be unplugged. You also had no room to pour water into it because it was under a shelf. The microwave had 2 watts of power and a hot spot that would burn a hole in a bag of popcorn before it popped one kernal of corn The key card to the room worked about 1 in 30 tries. When someone would come to let us in our room they would use their own key card, which, of course always worked the first time. Ours never did work, but they wouldn't give us a new one, just said "keep trying". The lamp had a short in it and would spark if you plugged it in. The hallways were filthy. The slide at the pool worked only at the whim of the manager who would turn it on for about 1 hour each day. The sheets were threadbare, and the beds were lumpy. We were supposed to have an ocean view room, which did not happen. We had a view of a large yucca plant. The sign in the lobby which said continental breakfast for overnight guests meant you could have one menu item for free. The management made the choice of your one item. This places was advertised with hotels.com as having three stars. The person who rated it must have been blind. We switched from a very good Hampton Inn one block away because it was advertised as a one star. Turns out the Hampton Inn had rooms with balconies, was on the beach, and had nice rooms with a nice breakfast. Go there.

      Not a Quality Inn as advertised

      from

      We saw in the visitors guide that this place was a " Quality Inn". It is an old motel and nothing about it is Quality. I heard they change names alot, you have to wonder what is going on. It is on the ocean though.

      A miserable place with poor management

      from

      This place sounded great , what a dissapointment. The rooms are dirty, there is no hot water and the Manager /owner is an uncaring rude person. Anytime you go to him to complain he would tell you he would have the police throw you out if you don't like it.

      They will quote you one rate then argue that they never quoted you the rate even when you show them a copy of your reservation. I heard the manager tell one lady to "shut up you are wrong about the price"

      The place is in numerous building code violations

      Roach Motel

      from

      I found this "resort" on the web and figured it would be a nice get-away from Gainseville. Needless to say I was dead wrong. The hotel is dirty, paint peeling from walls, cracks in ceilings, walls, floors, roaches in the room, no hot water, no A/C, and the owner/manager "Anna" is rude and uncaring. I fled this dump at 11:30pm the same day I checked in. I've also reported it to the BBB, the Department of Business Regulations, and the local Chamber and Health Department. It is now called the "St. Augustine Beach Front Resort". Apparently, they lost the licence to carry the Howard Johnson name. Terrible place, terrible service ..........don't go!

      Worst hotel ever

      from

      Its not even owned by Howard Johnsons anymore. Its called Howards Beach Resort or I think sometimes St. Augustine Beach Resort. They must try to keep changing names. Mold, mildew, bugs, holes in sheets, half remodeled bathroom, dirty. Owners don't care and don't want to compensate at all. Won't even return phone calls. I disputed the charges twice on my credit card. DON'T STAY THERE!!!

      This hotel is absolutley disgusting

      from

      This "hotel" was so gross. There are rats and roaches in the room. The so called manager, is rude and very disagreeable. The pool and slide were never open and the health department actually came and closed down the pool during my stay. The resteraunt has rat droppings on the floor and roaches crawling on the carpet. They should pay people to stay there. I asked to check out in the middle of the night and I was told that I could not without a full night charge. My family left and we would defintley discourage anyone from staying at this rat infested dump.

      One of the worst "resorts" I have ever seen...

      from

      Hi, after seeing this so called "resort" in the Entertainment book and all the amenities, I called and made a reservation. I can only say that I was thoroughly disgusted when I checked in. The "resort" is an out door corridor 2 story motel style place. The doors do not even have room numbers. The room had roaches and an unexpected and unwelcome furry visitor during the night... A rat... the manager of the hotel, Ana Craven, assured me that they never had any problems before, but, upon inspection, the room had holes for the rodents to enter behind the beds. Thankfully only one got into the room. But, all night long you could hear them running in the walls. The pool was small and the waterslide never open. I requested a discount or free night, b/c of the rat and roaches, but I was told by Ms. Craven that I had a discount room rate and she would do absolutley nothing to accomodate me and if I had a problem with that, I could just leave her property right now or else she would call the police. That is not the way to respond to such a problem. She was also very rude to other customers. The resteraunt was awful and dirty. Actually, the whole property is filthy and not worth visiting. I would urge extreme caution to anyone considering staying there. It was truly an awful expierence.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Hostellerie de Saint-Alban Nezignan l'Eveque

      1.50 of 5 stars Poor
       

      Travel Blogs from Saint Augustine Beach

      A few moments with Andy (Rooney) that is

      A travel blog entry by r10vill9 on Feb 03, 2015

      5 comments, 4 photos

      ... now, having gone through all that. I like to think my girls are better off too.
      Another recurring thought I had in Cocoa, because of my experiences there, was how remarkably resilient older women are. We spent a lot of time with cousins Maureen,Nora and Joan the liveliest octogenarians I have ever met. These ladies make some of our younger friends seem old. Maureen, the oldest - closer to 90 than 80 scurried around all day helping other ...

      St. Augustine, FL

      A travel blog entry by mdesoto on Jan 20, 2015

      1 comment, 31 photos

      We found the beach! Finally, after driving for days, we reached St. Augustine and our hotel on St. Augustine beach. Actually, we stayed on Anastasia Island, a barrier island just off the coast of St Augustine, the oldest town in the US. As you can see in our pictures, it's a beautiful, wide beach covered with tiny, tiny sea shells. Since it's January, the water is much too cold for me to swim but we watched the surfers in ...

      Some Spanish History!

      A travel blog entry by bigfoot_travels on Nov 28, 2014

      26 photos

      ... sandals on all those sunny days a head! We keep asking each other " are we in Florida??" because this weather is not what we expected!! I'm not complaining though, I wouldn't want all you guys suffering through winter to think I'm complaining about a little rain & few cool days!! For the most part this trip has really been one long summer holiday - so far we have been very lucky weather wise. I think the photo's speak for themselves!
      ...

      Hana State Park, then on to Cape Canaveral

      A travel blog entry by klbrown on Nov 23, 2014

      35 photos

      ... geared to recreation for the campers, ie pickle ball, pool aerobics. We met some very nice Canadians in the park...we must be getting lonely. The weather also changed and we had high 70s and 100% humidity. We spent a whole day at the Kennedy Space Centre, the Apollo/Saturn 5 centre, the Atlantis, the IMAX about The Hubble telescope. Plus ...

      Sunny but Tough Day

      A travel blog entry by nl.opiola on Jul 05, 2013

      20 photos

      ... though. KOA is down one site post, our front license plate has a dent and one downspout off the camper is gone. But we're in, set up and having a VERY MUCH needed drink.

      OH OH.....one down. Was putting the groceries away and dropped a bottle of wine on my toe. Thank goodness the doctor/weather forecaster/financial wizard/park ranger was in to ice it. He's hoping it's ...