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St. Augustine, Florida
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St. Augustine Bed and Breakfasts Host Free Events In September

Visit A St Augustine Bed and Breakfast in September for Special Events and Discounted Pricing   There is no better time to visit St. Augustine than in September…cooler autumn breezes, no crowds, and the spectacular Sing Out Loud festival are huge draws to the historic city. And this year, local bed and breakfasts are joining … Read More

A Word About My Grandmother

Writing a blog is inherently self-indulgent, but this one is more so than usual, so I hope you will indulge me for a bit. My grandmother passed earlier this month, and today is the memorial service for her. The hub and I were not able to get home for the luncheon thanks to Winter Storm … Read More

Our Hurricane Cancellation Policy

We’ve fielded a lot of questions lately about our hurricane cancellation policy, so I thought I’d write something up for everyone to read. Because even though this storm isn’t coming near Florida, hurricane season goes through November, which is still a long time away. Our regular (non hurricane) cancellation policy is printed on our website … Read More

Bayfront Marin House after flood remodel

St. Augustine After the Storm: An Update

Soon after the storm, we had many people call us and ask the following question: Is St. Augustine ready for visitors? We personally were ready on October 24, and most stores, restaurants and attractions beat us back–opening on or around the 14th. The answer then, and now, is absolutely yes. If you go to some … Read More

Water views at sunset at Bayfront Marin House

TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Award-The Reviews Are In!

TripAdvisor Names Bayfront Marin House One of Best Hotels in St. Augustine There is nothing more flattering than when our guests leave us five star reviews on TripAdvisor. Except, of course, when TripAdvisor themselves name us as one of the best. In 2016, the Bayfront Marin House was awarded with a Traveler’s Choice Award from … Read More

Christmas lights at Bayfront Marin House

Christmas Lessons in St. Augustine

Each year, the hub and I try to give as many staff off as possible on Thanksgiving and Christmas. When we first bought the inn, in 2010, our plan was to give everyone those two days off. I planned on making a buffet breakfast, and cleaning any rooms that were turning over. The hub was … Read More

Robinson Lewis Room bed and seating area

Make Your Guest Bedroom Guest Ready for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means out-of-town guests. When you own a bed and breakfast, you’re always hosting out-of-town guests. Which means you’re always thinking about how to make their stay more comfortable, more relaxing, more of a break from their everyday lives. Here are 6 tips for making their stay a … Read More

Woman in a penguin costume for Christmas

January in St. Augustine: Lights, Trolleys, and SNOW

We’re starting to think January is the “most wonderful time of the year”. Why, you ask? Because January visitors can enjoy our town’s jaw-dropping light display during Nights of Lights (the event runs from November 21 through the end of January), exclusive trolley rides through our romantic streets (every Monday and Wednesday night at 7:30), … Read More

Christmas lights on the Bayfront Marin House

Light ’em Up: St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights Kicks Off TONIGHT

Everything about St. Augustine will change tonight at 6:30, when the mayor lights the big tree in the center of town. Dark corners of the town will be lit up with holiday cheer; locals and visitors alike will bump into each other as they gape at the town’s three million electric “stars” on long evening walks. I love … Read More