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Apple Valley, Minnesota
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I made reservations for a 1st floor room. We didn't want to lug our luggage to the 2nd floor. If we couldn't get a room on the 1st floor we would have stayed somewhere else. We got there at check in time. There was a man checking in. When it was our turn we were told the man in front...

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Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wow!!! Had read reviews previously that were not completely favourable......but, I have to tell you.....this was an amazing little hotel. On check in we were offered first or second floor.....(after hiking miles in Tennessee and driving 8.5 hrs---first floor sounded perfect). The room was CLEAN..the washroom was small, but more than efficient. The counter space around the sink was small....but...

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TreDaniels, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate all of the feedback we get, and the best way for us to continue doing what we're doing is to know what is working for our guests and what isn't. I will be sure to share your comments with the rest of my team. I hope that you come back and visit us...

Billings, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We made the mistake of staying here for 4 nights instead of one of the other Best Westerns in town because of its location. We made reservations 6 months ago and nothing mentioned a fee for parking. It is $10 per day to park I a very tight lot. The bed was exceptionally hard. The A/C was very loud although...

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TreDaniels, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you had such a rough time at our hotel. Since our renovations, it is unusual to hear such feedback from our guests. We do advertise our parking fee across all platforms, including TripAdvisor, so I am sorry that it took you by surprise. We do have to charge for parking at...

Weston, United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a good night in this Hotel, but lacks of a place to have some breakfast. Very close to the San Marcos fort and other good places walking distance. Room was great, pool was small but good enough for a good swim.

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TreDaniels, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We do not offer a complimentary breakfast, but our excellent house restaurant Mary's Harbor View Cafe is open for breakfast and lunch daily. They serve an amazing hot made-to-order breakfast that you just can't beat. I hope you come by and enjoy it next time you're in town.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Fabulous place for vacation. Absolutely love it! It's quite a Beautiful city. Like eating at Pizzaalley. Great shopping places and several things to see like the Fountain of Youth. Great beaches on of which we were able to drive on. I'm sure we only saw a small portion of the whole beautiful city.

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TreDaniels, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We strive to deliver a perfect stay to each and every guest, and I am so glad we hit the mark with you. Our city has so many wonderful attractions. Please come back and see the rest whenever you can.

Central Florida, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

very clean & very helpful ! I enjoy St. Augustine all the time this hotel is quiet and close to everything ! I will be back soon . The top floor has the best view ! Wish I could stay forever with them very laid back and helpful people

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TreDaniels, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay so much. We really do have the best location in the city, and I'm glad you took advantage of the view from our terrace. I hope you come back and see us very soon.

Pella, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was fantastic. We were even so very lucky to get a room right next to the rooftop patio which was very convenient for sitting and relaxing after a long day walking downtown St Augustine. Thanks for a wonderful stay!

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TreDaniels, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Our terrace truly has one of the most special views in the city, and I am glad you got to enjoy it. We try our absolute best to get guests into whichever section of the hotel they request to maximize their satisfaction with their stay. I am glad we hit the mark with you....

Merritt Island, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for a night or two. If you're expecting the Taj Mahal for under $200 a night, this is not the hotel for you. The rooms are small but sufficient and well appointed. The was a bar directly behind our room, so we could hear the activity there. But it wasn't anything that could not be drowned out by the...

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TreDaniels, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback. We take every review seriously, and I have dissected areas of your review and given them to the proper departments so that we can look into some of these issues further. I am glad that you still had a great stay, and glad that our team was able to make it so special. I...

Melbourne Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and very friendly staff. Parking is very tight but the staff will help park. It's with walking distance to everything. Tell the staff if you are leaving ahead of time so they can find you a spot. The inroom coffee is not that great. There is a Hilton 2 blocks to the right of the hotel that has...

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TreDaniels, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback. Our location is the best in town, and it does cause our parking lot to get a bit cramped. We have a parking attendant on site to help should you ever need any assistance finding a spot. I am glad you had such an amazing stay, and I hope we see you again soon....

Brunswick, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Western Bayfront is an excellent place to stay while in St. Augustine. Park you vehicle, check in and not have to drive again until you leave. Right on the bay and within walking distance of many fine restaurants, historical sites, and it's a stop location for the trolley.

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TreDaniels, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Bayfront, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback. We love to go above-and-beyond with each and every guest that stays with us. Our hotel is located right in the heart of downtown and I am glad you were able to advantage of the location. I hope we see you again soon. Tre Daniels General Manager

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As you sit on the sundeck of Best Western bayfront overlooking beautiful Matanzas Bay, you'll experience true St. Augustine-style relaxation. Located in the heart of the historic district, our St. Augustine, Florida Best Western Bay-front has a long family tradition of service and quality. Our many wonderful amenities include a swimming pool and delicious dining at our on-site café. For business travel, we feature Internet access, data ports and comfortable workspace in every room. We're also conveniently located adjacent to restaurants and just steps from some of the city's most interesting and exciting sights. For a romantic getaway, try our Honeymoon Room. Or bring the whole family and enjoy in-room conveniences such as cable TV, king - or queen-sized beds, and a refrigerator that's ideal for storing drinks and snacks. For exploring the city, enjoying the beach or simply unwinding, Best Western bay Front is your destination in St. Augustine. We have a $10.00 Parking fee per car per night. Our bay front hotel overlooks the Matanzas Bay and puts you within walking distance of the historic district, including the Spanish Quarter, the Castillo de San Marcos, St. George Street, and countless shops and restaurants well-suited to any taste. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Bayfront

Address: 16 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084
Region: United States > Florida > St. Augustine
Price Range: RM568 - RM1,628 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Bayfront 3*
Number of rooms: 59
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Also Known As:
Monterey Hotel Saint Augustine
Monterey Motel Saint Augustine
Monterey Bed Breakfast
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“Stairs.....or no stairs. (only two floors)”
Hoochiesmama, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A great location for walking around St Augustine. Also there is a small café for breakfast right next door that serves wonderful food!”
welchcs, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“With the location of this property, who cares where your room is located.”
runner24, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Julia.”
terrancet661, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Park and walk!!!”
cyndib935, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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