The hotel combines a reverence for history with the modern-day luxuries and amenities guests expect in a hotel from this chain. The charming, vibrant Spanish Colonial Period structure consists of a hollow square design, in this case, 19 different buildings set around an inner courtyard and connected by an interior corridor. The buildings were inspired by the Second Spanish Colonial historic period, with wooden balconies, cedar-shake and tile roofs, with different elevations and colours that allow it to blend in with its surroundings. There are 72 rooms in total at this city hotel. Guests are welcomed in the lobby with 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, cloakroom, lift access to the upper floors, and a newspaper stand. Business travellers can make use of the conference facilities. Room and laundry service, and a car park (for a fee) also feature.
Situated in the Historic District of America's Oldest City, the hotel is within walking distance of many of the area's finest restaurants and most popular attractions. Horse-drawn carriages and the Historic Trolley transport visitors from the hotel through the streets of the old city. Historical points of interest include the Spanish Colonial Castillo de San Marco National Monument, dating from 1672, the original Government House and the magnificent Victorian structures of the period built by Henry Flagler, including Flagler College formerly his grand hotel. St. Augustine Outlets are some 6.5 km away whilst other area attractions include an alligator farm and the Fountain of Youth.
The hotel offers 72 air-conditioned accommodation units with safes and coffee/tea makers. The en suite bathrooms include complimentary toiletries, a bath, shower and hairdryer. The rooms are also equipped with high-speed Internet access, a direct dial telephone and a hifi. Additionally, all include irons/ironing boards and clock radios. The heating is individually regulated.
An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness facility. Sun loungers are also laid out ready for use on the sun terrace.
The hotel has a restaurant that serves breakfast, and set menu lunch and dinner. Room service is available.
The hotel accepts all major credit cards, including American Express, MasterCard and VISA.
From Interstate Highway 95 to Downtown St. Augustine Exit 318, State Road 16-East. Travel East on 16 to the intersection of US Route 1, turn right heading South for about 1.6 km and turn at the Downtown St. Augustine sign Castillo Drive. Drive East until Castillo ends at San Marco Avenue, turn right and follow San Marco around the curve passing the Fort on the left. The hotel will be on the right side of the street, which is then Avenida Menendez.
There is a valet parking fee per day.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board
King size bed