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Bayfront Marin House
St. Augustine, Florida

How to Bed and Breakfast: Six Steps to Maximizing Your BnB Vacation

As I write this, our Bayfront Marin House has 365 reviews on TripAdvisor. I read (and respond) to every one of them. But as I’ve been reading them for the last few weeks, I’ve noticed a trend–there is a large number of reviewers who start their review by saying “We’ve never stayed at a bed and … Read More

Guest Profile: Haven and Tony

You know how your mother always told you to be nice to the other kids? She was right. Because you never know when you might marry one of them. That’s what happened to Haven B. and Antonio R. Here’s the story: when Tony was born, he had cataracts. That meant he had to wear thick, … Read More

Guest Profile: Lovebirds Angela and Robert

You know how they say it’s never to late for a new beginning? Well, Angela and Robert Prescott of Georgia know it. They’re guests who just got married at the BMH. Besides being very nice people, they also have a very cool love story. (Attention Hollywood: this would be a great flick!) Angela and Robert grew … Read More

Meet Our Guests: Mark and Marisol

Don’t you love hearing about how happy couples meet? Our current guests, Mark and Marisol, are the winners of our “Second Honeymoon Contest.” (You might remember reading about them here). As we talked to them the other night, we heard the very cute story about how they met. They were at a restaurant in San … Read More

Guest Profile: Charles and Magaly

Charles Strittmatter and Magaly Toro-Ibecata of Maryland got married in July of last year. It was a busy time for both of them–in addition to getting married, Charles got a new job right before the wedding, Magaly was working on her Master’s degree, and (in their free time) they were apartment hunting (then moving) outside of … Read More

Don’t Even Ask Me about the Secret Handshake

Since I’ve paid my first mortgage, I guess I’m officially a small business owner. I know I’ve said this before, but I never really thought of a bed and breakfast as a small business. I didn’t think of it as a business at all, just like I don’t think of people who sell vitamins or … Read More

Congrats to our Honeymoon Winners!

Mayport FL Couple Wins National Honeymoon Contest Their Story Wins Grand Prize to The Bayfront Marin House St. Augustine, FL (October, 2010)       Mrs. Debra Roman submitted a story to the Inns of Elegance, a collection of historic bed & breakfast inns in St. Augustine, Florida…thinking that she would like to surprise her daughter Marisol by … Read More

The Fourteenth Year of a Five-Year Plan

Well, hello netties! If you’ve come to this blog from Historic Traveler, then you already know a little bit about me and the crazy adventure I’ve just begun by buying a bed and breakfast in St. Augustine, Florida. You can skip today’s posting and just jump to the next post, where things start getting good. … Read More

Our New Baby

So, netties, yesterday I told you that the hub and I finally stopped yapping about buying a bed and breakfast and we actually did it. Finally. Today I’d like to tell you a little more about our new baby. And by new baby, I mean ancient baby, because the building dates back to the 1700’s. … Read More