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Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Made reservation at this hotel on relatively short botice because it's advertised as being in the Saint Augustine Historic District. At best it's on the outskirts, not walking distance, about a 10-minute drive. That's the least of my complaints. We had a queen suite with a jacuzzi. The hotel is in desperate need of updating/renovation. The furnishings were very old,...

2Thank GSimmons03
Newtown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Pretty much more than expected. Inexpensive motel, especially for its location, right in the historic St. Augustine area. Clean, friendly, great breakfast - the new standard of eggs, waffles, fruit, oatmeal, yogurt, juices, breads, . . . . and they were not pushing you out by cleaning up right at the end time of the breakfast like many motels do....

Thank PhillyBob20
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 28 April 2014

My family stayed at this hotel literally a 3 minute walk to the Historic District strip and extremely conveniently located...We usually stay at 4* or better but could not find accommodations as such. The rooms and carpets were ultra clean and fresh. The beds surprisingly comfortable and lush, bathrooms clean and contrary to the negative reviews, the trains were not...

1Thank HappyGuest042014
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

Its not in the historic district at all. Outside looks like its falling in. The staff lies about the location. Don't waste your money send a little more and stay somewhere nicer. Thankfully I was able to cancel. 125 a night what a rip off.

2Thank curleyc862
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 April 2014

On the outskirts of 'historical city' but only a 15 min walk. Rooms are ok and clean. We were at riverside and there are freight trains every four hours. If you are a light sleeper, take a room on the other side.

Thank Ellehoj
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Hotel's name carries "Historic District" in it - must be another historic district, because they're NOT in St Augustine's. Sort of a hotel in Brooklyn claiming they're in Manhattan. Receptionist seemed trained to convince guests otherwise In-room Safety deposit box broke twice. Friendly maintenance guy fixed it but nevertheless, delayed myself and my kids for dinner. Hot tub by pool...

Thank innonmainmanasquan
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
Reviewed 19 April 2014

We have stayed at this hotel on a previous trip last summer. It is always a pleasure. We were disappointed at there not being a breakfast girl anymore maybe she was just off but in the past they had a beautiful young lady who was very gracious and friendly! The manager at the front desk is always nice as well...

Thank Isabella M
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Nice place. Jon at the front desk went out of his way to accommodate us. We called 48 hotels starting in Brunswick Georgia on our way to Orlando. We got a late start from our North Carolina home and was hoping to stop before Jacksonville so we could get a good night sleep. Finally, 70 miles away yet, I called...

Thank LeeHaskins
Marielena S, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel Historic St. Augustine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am so glad our team at the Quality Inn Historic was able to help you this weekend. I am happy to hear Jon did a great job at meeting your expectations and going above for you. Our team continues to try to go that extra step for each person in making them feel welcome. I will be...

Reviewed 11 April 2014

Hotel is very dated with worn scratched furniture spout in tub came off when water turned on and hit me in foot Smokers rooms are right next to non smokers and smoke outside their rooms. They allow pets so expect some barking . They still get $130 per night for motel worth $75 Stay at Holiday Inn in same area...

Thank gatordoc78
Marielena S, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel Historic St. Augustine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am so sorry we failed to meet your expectations on your recent stay in St. Augustine. I understand your concerns about the smoking rooms and pet rooms. We try to be flexible and accommodate everyone. We do have one special wing for pets however, unfortunately we do have a guest at times that forgets to tell us...

Plainfield, Illinois
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Had only a short weekend so had to make the most of our time. The front desk was great in helping us plan our visit. We called housekeeping (smoke alarm was beeping) They were in our room within minutes. What a great host the Manager is he was welcoming and made sure we were happy with our stay. Good location,...

2Thank CarillonTraveler

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Magnuson Hotel Historic St. Augustine is located in scenic downtown St. Augustine, overlooking the beautiful San Sebastian River to the west. Leave your car and walk to area restaurants and shops, plus the town trolley and train stops are a 10 minute walk from the Magnuson Hotel Historic St. Augustine. You will be minutes from shopping at the Belz Outlet Mall, gator viewing at the Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and the fast paced world of racing at the Daytona International Speedway are all near the Magnuson Hotel Historic St. Augustine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel Historic St. Augustine

Address: 1111 North Ponce de Leon Boulevard, St. Augustine, FL 32084 (Formerly Quality Inn Historic)
Region: United States > Florida > St. Augustine
Price Range: $147 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Magnuson Hotel Historic St. Augustine 2*
Number of rooms: 84
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Historic Hotel Saint Augustine
Quality Inn Saint Augustine
Saint Augustine Quality Inn
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“don't get on the back.. train comes through.”
  • notice the railroad tracks?
 of 5 bubbles deniseb275, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Select a room on the street side.”
 of 5 bubbles charlesb878, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we have stayed in the suite which was fantastic but also the regular room is cool too.”
 of 5 bubbles jackchazen, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are quitter in front part of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Lovelylady036, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“next to train, dingy, shady staff & location”
 of 5 bubbles CAcosta63, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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