The Kenwood Inn

38 Marine Street , Saint Augustine, FL 32084 USA (Show map)

BedandBreakfast.com Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified

BedandBreakfast.com Diamond Collection

About

For over a century this lovely Victorian Inn has received visitors to St. Augustine. Local maps and early records show that the inn was built between 1865 and 1885 and was advertised as a private guest house as early as 1886. By 1911 the property was known as the Kenwood Hotel. The inn has maintained the charm and character of 100 years of tradition while now providing a casual elegant style to enjoy. Located within the Historic District between the Oldest House and the famous Castillo de San Marcos, The Kenwood Inn is within walking distance of many fine restaurants and all historic sites. It is one block from the Intracoastal Waterway with its passing fishing trawlers, yachts at anchor and the classic Bridge of Lions. Across the bridge by car or bicycle are miles of beautiful ocean beaches. The Inn's spacious accommodations include rooms with double, queen and king sized pillow-topped beds. Several rooms also include pullout queen size sofas. Beautiful balconies and porches are featured in many rooms. The Inn has central heat and air, and all rooms have private baths. All guestrooms feature hairdryers, bathrobes, overhead ceiling fans, HGTV televisions,and more. Bicycles are available to tour the city. The walled-in courtyard is the perfect place to sit and relax after a long day of exploring the old city. The saltwater swimming pool is adjacent to the courtyard through the gate and is very refreshing on those hot and humid summer days.

Reviews

Overall
4.8

Write A Review
  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.8

A fantastic place to stay and relax!

5 on September 22, 2016

Our group from our church had a wonderful time at The Kenwood Inn. Everyone was so pleasant, the food was just excellent and we were so comfortable during our stay! Pat and her team do an amazing job. We felt like we were "home" in our own living room just relaxing and enjoying the beautiful atmosphere! Thanks for a wonderful stay. God bless you all!


Weekend in St Augustine

4.2 on September 22, 2016

A charming place in the historic district. Our room was comfortable, breakfast was delicious. Social hour offered in the late afternoon. Barbara was great, very helpful and did everything possible to make your stay wonderful.


Birthday weekend

5 on September 20, 2016

Going to this B&B are like visiting your FAVORITE family members, your best friends,etc. You feel so very comfortable.....like being at home....but better. Breakfasts are outstanding !!!! Enjoy your future visits !!!


Relax in St Augustine

5 on September 19, 2016

Professional and welcoming bed and breakfast.


Labor Day group accommodations

5 on September 16, 2016

Pat and her staff were like family. We were with a covenant group of 14 people. From the first time we entered to the last minute of our stay, we all felt such warmth charm and pampering .


Best Birthday Get-a-way

4.8 on September 13, 2016

First time at a B&B for me and loved it! We could not have asked for a better location, close to the Bay and all the restaurants, etc. Our room was beautiful, the only reason it didn't get 5 stars was because the bathroom, although manageable, was a bit snug. The Inn has many room options however, I happened to choose the most popular room. Everything else however, outweighed the small bathroom. Pat and her staff were WONDERFUL!!!, we felt so welcomed and they were on top of every need. The breakfast was amazing, so refreshing. My husband and I are already planning our next get-a-way there if we can work out the timeframe. I see now why this little gem of a B&B stays booked all year. Highly recommend The Kenwood Inn.


Outstanding Bed & Breakfast

5 on September 04, 2016

Our stay at this wonderful Bed & Breakfast was absolutely amazing! We couldn't have been happier with the accommodations and hospitality that was provided! Pat, the owner, was very friendly and made sure we felt at home! The breakfast was delicious and our suite was beautiful! Everything about it was perfect! I would highly recommend staying at the Kenwood Inn!


Fantastic

5 on August 29, 2016

The staff were great and the food was superb. Will return.


An anniversary to remember

5 on August 29, 2016

We spent a wonderful weekend at the Kenwood Inn. There were a couple of things, like not having hot water every single time we wanted it, but we do not hold it against the owners/Inn. The owner is extremely nice and cooperative. We spend to pass another weekend there when the opportunity presents itself to us.


Pure bliss and charming

5 on August 25, 2016

We were greeted well initially and throughout our stay. Pat was so gracious and caring that we felt at home immediately. My vegan diet was well provided for and the entire breakfast was beautifully plated in the manner of a 4 star restaurant. The courtyard tables by the coi pond provided the most relaxing dining experience ever. We loved the entire experience including the cleanliness and thoughtfulness of the entire staff. We will be back again and bringing friends and family.


View More Reviews

Rooms & Rates

Blue PorcelinSuite

This totally renovated one room suite is wonderfully decorated in hues of blue and features a king-sized sleigh bed. This room is located on the second floor overlooking the lush pool. The sitting area in front of the fireplace has two traditional wingback chairs ideal for reading and passing the time away. An extra special feature to the room is its access to the wrap-around porch complete with rocking chairs and hammock. The open-concept bathroom has a very large Carrera marble shower with wall-mounted body-massaging and overhead rain shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Old English Suite

Original heart-of-pine planking floors, along with soft shades of yellows and creams compliment this spacious first floor one room suite with king-sized bed. The full private bath features a two-person Jacuzzi jetted bathtub/shower combination. One of the special features to this room is the sitting area in front of the fireplace, stunning crystal chandeliers and sconces plus large flat-screen TV. The spacious bedroom is a rare find in a 19th-century inn. You also have a spacious private porch overlooking historic Bridge Street. The perfect location to view the passing horse-drawn carriages.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

British Colonial Room

The British Colonial Room, located on the second floor overlooking the pool, features an antique step-up queen-size bed, balcony access, compact bathroom with shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Lavender's Room

Lavender's Room is located on the second floor with views of the courtyard and swimming pool. This charming room features a queen-size antique four poster step-up bed, cozy sitting area and compact bathroom with shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Country Victorian Room

This totally renovated and restored second floor room is one of the prettiest with shades of soft blues and corals. A beautiful king-sized bed adds to the beauty and charm of your stay. The two chairs create a comfortable sitting and reading area or viewing of the 42" flat-screen TV which is situated over the fireplace. The room also features double French door which open to a private balcony with wonderful views of the bay in the distance and historic Bridge Street. The very large and luxurious bathroom includes a wet-room oversize stone tile shower with multiple shower heads.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Country Suite

Transitional and elegant in style, The Country Suite features soft gold and steel blue shades accented by oriental area rugs. This second floor two-room suite includes a bedroom with a stunning king bed and living divided by double French doors. The living room includes a queen-size sofa bed, two-side chairs, and coffee table. Additionally a stunning large armoire houses a second television. The large bath includes a tiled shower and spacious sink cabinet. The special feature of this suite is its quiet location overlooking the courtyard and koi pond.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Brass Room

Recently renovated, this is one of our coziest rooms. Located on the second floor, the Brass Room overlooks historic Bridge Street and features a queen-sized bed, 36" flatscreen HDTV, DVD and bath room with a luxurious glassed shower with body-massaging heads.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Bayview Grand Suite

This very spacious and sun-filled four-room suite features elegant contemporary furnishings and is located on the entire third floor. There are spectacular water views from all windows and a private balcony with bird's eye view of the Matanzas Bay. The Bayview Suite consists of two bedrooms; king bedded and queen bedded. You can also relax in the separate living room on rich mahogany-colored leather couch and love seat while viewing the television, which is located in the oversized custom-built armoire. There is also a small refrigerator plus a coffee maker. The very spacious newly renovated bathroom's focal point is a large glass enclosed shower with body massaging heads.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Caitlin's Rooms

This unique suite is actually two quaint but separate bedrooms with a pocket doorway between them. One bedroom has a king bed and the other a full size bed. Each bedroom has its own bathroom; one with a shower and the other a shower/Jacuzzi tub combination. The rooms are located on the first floor on the courtyard side of the inn and feature a private porch. This is the perfect room for families or guest preferring separate beds and bathrooms.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Double

Captain's Suite

The very spacious Captain’s Suite is located on the second floor and features a very large private balcony overlooking the courtyard and Koi pond.The balcony has a dining table for four plus two over-size wicker chaise lounges. The one-room suite features a king-sized four-poster bed, sitting area with queen-size pullout couch, coffee table and chairs. The suite is decorated in handsome rich fabrics and plush area rug. The mahogany armoire at the foot of the bed is equipped with an oversize television and DVD player. The bath has a large walk-in two-person tile shower and a sled-shaped copper vessel sink mounted on an antique writing table. The queen-size couch opens to a comfortable bed. This room is ideal for a party of up to four guests

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Elizabeth's Room

This very large second floor room is one of the most popular. The room features a beautiful natural finished pine four-poster bed and oversized armoire. This room is decorated in shades of soft sage green. The brand new bathroom features a luxurious Jacuzzi shower/tub combination including a rain head and a handheld shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Green Rooms

Ideally located on the first floor, the Green Room is most popular for those wanting their own bedroom and bathrooms! Two separate bedrooms and bathrooms with showers are featured in this two room suite. One bedroom has a queen bed and the other a full size bed. The bedrooms are separated by a pocket door way.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Country French Suite

This very spacious one room suite is one of our most popular and is located on the second floor. The room is exceptionally quiet and boasts of a king-sized bed decorated in warm shades of gold. The bathroom features a separate shower and Jacuzzi bathtub and access to the balcony. A separate sitting area includes a queensize sleeper sofa, reclining wing-backed chair, flat screen TV and coffee table sit in front of the fireplace.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Sunroom

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Courtyard View Dining

  • Maximum Capacity: 1

Courtyard

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Wellington Room

The beautiful queen-bedded room is located on the first floor and was just completely renovated. It has a stunning bathroom with French doors, double vanity, private commode area, and large walk-in shower with body massaging heads. Elegantly decorated, this is one of our most popular rooms, as it can connect to the Bridge Suite, thus making it into a very spacious two-bedroom suite.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Bridge Suite

Located on our first floor, the totally renovated suite comprises of a living room and spacious master bedroom which features a king bed, 42” flat-screen television and side chairs for cozy reading. The very comfortable and elegant living room has a queen-size sofa bed, oversize lounge chair, fireplace and 42” flat-screen television plus DVD player. What makes this suite so unique is the hallway from the living room to the master bedroom with a half bath on one side and on the other side a bathroom with a large vanity, spacious walk-in shower with multiple shower heads and a shower bench. This is ideal as it allows access to the bathroom without walking through the bedroom. Plus the 1.5 bathrooms makes it ideal for several guests getting ready at the same time. This suite is particularly popular as it can connect to the Wellington Room making it into a very spacious two-bedroom suite.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

FAMILY VISIT

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Check Dates Visit Website

Location

Location Type

Historic city, City, Downtown

Airport

Jacksonville, FL (JAX) 50 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Historic and national archeological sites, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Tours, University, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Movie library, Parking, Piano, Telephone, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Sunbathing Terrace, Koi Pond, Courtyard, Swimming pool, Private balconies and porches, Private porches

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Wet bar, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Shopping, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Water sports

Check Dates Visit Website

Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm - 9 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes You must call prior
  • Childcare Provided: Limited Local babysitters can be arranged
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Small dogs are welcome in SPECIFIC rooms based on availabili
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights on weekends and 3 nights on holiday weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 night deposit is required to guarantee a reservation of 2 - 4 nights. Extend stays/holiday periods may require a 2 night deposit.


 


 Credit cards, cash, traveler's and personal checks accepted.
  • Cancellations: Due to St. Augustine’s popularity and our size, we recommend reservations well in advance. A deposit of one night’s tariff is required to guarantee a reservation. Cash, traveler’s checks, personal checks, major credit cards and bank debit (ATM) cards are accepted. If your plans change and it becomes necessary to cancel your reservation, a $50 cancellation fee will apply. Reservations must be canceled 7-days (14-days during holiday periods or when 3 or more rooms are reserved) prior to arrival for refund of deposit, less $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations made after this deadline will result in forfeiture of deposit, if accommodation is not resold. Cancellations within 24-hours of arrival or within 7-days of arrival on holiday periods are charged for the full stay if accommodation is not resold. No-shows or early departures will be charged the full stay of the reservation. We request a 2-night stay on weekends and a 3-nights stay on some holiday periods and weekends. Please call if you need an exception to this policy. $50 cancellation fee will be applied as credit towards a future reservation. Valid for one year.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Pat Dobosz

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs

Check Dates Visit Website

Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8 am - 9:30 am
  • Serving Location: Poolside, Courtyard, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Vegetarian