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Guest Hastily Checks Out of St. Augustine Beachfront Resort

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  Site Where: 300 A1A Beach Blvd [map], St. Augustine, fl, United States, 32084
April 26, 2007 at 2:31 PM | by | Comments (0)

[Ed. Note: Every once in a while we post some hotel hell experiences of recent guests. Keep in mind this is just one person's side of the story. If you feel similarly or differently, then comment below the story. Now, enjoy.]

From Hotel Maven Joyamg....The St. Augustine Beach Front Resort is a run down, old "hotel" in complete disrepair. I was shocked when I checked in because it was very expensive and I assumed it was a nice resort. It took about a half hour wait until I was able to check in because their computers are slow and outdated. The room was dirty, the carpet was worn out, the air conditioning unit didn't work properly, the sheets were so worn out it was unbelievable. here was rust all over the appliances.

I was so disgusted I had to check out the next day. There are many nice hotels in the area and this is not one of them. What a terrible experience.

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· St. Augustine Resort reviews [TripAdvisor]

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Showing Some Senior Respect

March 17, 2006 at 9:05 AM | by | Comments (0)

If you are in love and a member of AARP, or know someone who is send them over to the Inns of Elegance.

The inns' seven locations are offering the "Seniors in Love" deal. Normal prices range from $118- $189, but a stay here can be especially affordable:

Reserve a two-night stay and the second night is half-price , or stay for three nights and the third night is free.

All of the locations are small, cozy places with wraparound porches and sensible decoration.

St. Augustine dubs itself as "The Nation's oldest city," whether this is true or not, there will definitely be some older members of society soaking up some southern hospitality.

A great gift for Grandpa and Grandma, or your Maude.

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·  What's the Deal? [Washington Post]

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Patriots Staying At Renaissance Resort

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  Site Where: 500 South Legacy Trail [map], St. Augustine, fl, United States, 32092
January 26, 2005 at 10:38 AM | by | Comments (0)

We received a tip that suggested that the New England Patriots team, and staff, are staying at the Renaissance Resort in St. Augustine, FL.,  which is 45 miles from Jacksonville.

According to the hotel website the resort is a three diamond property complete with complimentary coffee, oversized bathrooms with a tv in every bathroom, and two golf courses on site.

Sounds like plenty of entertainment to keep Brady and the boys out of trouble before the big game.