St. Augustine winter getaway

St. Augustine Nights of Lights Special

St. Augustine is nothing short of magical this time of year, with over three million white lights greeting visitors during our Nights of Lights Festival. How magical? Last month, House Beautiful named St. Augustine one of the best Christmas towns in America. To make the magic even more magical, our St. Augustine hotel is running … Read More

The Napolean Room is a Wheelchair Accessible Accommodation

Wheelchair Accessible Attractions in St. Augustine

Using a wheelchair or scooter doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy lots of the attractions in St. Augustine! Although many of our buildings are historic, a surprising number of attractions are wheelchair accessible…and many even offer discounted admission prices to handicapped guests. I became very aware of accessibility issues when my grandmother came to visit a … Read More

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Vegan Meals in St. Augustine: Decadent Soaked Oatmeal

If you’ve read this blog for a while, you know that my mother has lupus, and a list of food allergies about as long as my leg. She seemed a little depressed when she was first diagnosed–after all, it’s not fun to hear that a lot of the foods your taste buds love are bad … Read More

Historic Castle of San Marcos fortress at St. Augustine, Florida

7 Free Things to do in St. Augustine Florida

You’ve saved all year for your St. Augustine vacation, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend a ton of money once you get here! Some of our favorite things to do in town are free. In fact, I think the best part of any visit to St. Augustine is just walking up and down … Read More

What’s Your Style: Choosing the Best Room for Your St. Augustine Vacation

You’ve done your research, and you’ve chosen the beautiful Bayfront Marin House for your St. Augustine vacation. Congratulations, you’ve made an excellent choice! 🙂 The next step is choosing the room that’s the right style for you. That’s one of the most fun things about bed and breakfasts–no two bnb’s are alike, of course, but … 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

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The Best Banana Pancakes EVAH

I just had a past guest email me and ask for our banana pancakes recipe. “I’m not a great cook,” he said, “but my girlfriend loved the banana pancakes when we visited your inn, and I would like to try and make them for our anniversary.” Well, I have good news for you, Jim S…and … Read More

The Napolean Room is a Wheelchair Accessible Accommodation

Wheelchair Accessible Accommodations in St. Augustine

St. Augustine gets a lot of press for its charms as one of America’s most walkable cities, but what if accessibility is a problem for you? Can guests with mobility challenges still enjoy the city? You bet they can! My grandmother is in a wheelchair, and I was surprised how many wheelchair accessible accommodations there … Read More