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The Kenwood Inn

38 Marine Street , Saint Augustine, FL 32084 USA (Show map)
4.8
336 Reviews
$139 - $289
per night

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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 four-poster king-sized bed plus a separate living room. The rooms are divided by double French doors. The living room includes a full-size couch, two-side chairs, and coffee table. Additionally a stunning large armoire houses a second television. The large bath includes a two-person 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sunroom

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Courtyard View Dining

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Courtyard

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.8

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Best St Augustine experience ever!

5 on October 23, 2014

This was a weekend that marked one year before our upcoming wedding, it was so romantic! Thank you Kenwood Inn for the spectacular breakfasts and making our stay so special! It was just hard to leave our comfy bed and beautiful room to get up for the scrumptious breakfast!


Beautiful place

5 on October 23, 2014

Our room was very comfortable and absolutely beautiful. The weather was nice enough to eat breakfast outside. The food was beautifully presented and delicious. We really felt pampered.


Great experience!

5 on October 18, 2014

We stayed here while attending a wedding in St Augustine. We had an amazing time and I would highly recommend staying here. The food was amazing!


Excellent host, excellent accommodation, great location and breakfasts the best

5 on October 17, 2014

Pat was many things during our stay. Pat was a lovely host and would advise on places to see and eat plus chats on the history of St Augustine. Breakfasts were excellent and the service friendly and helpful.


First B&B Stay

3.0 on October 16, 2014

This was our first time staying at a B&B, We arrived about a half hour early. After calling Pat for directions we were told that her staff would meet us at the door. We ended up having to ring the bell several times until the door was answered. Our room was nice however the door to the room needed to be replaced as you could see to the hall way. The room description stated it was a 2 person shower however, was tight for one person and needs to be retiled. There was only one sink, next to the toilet, so we did have to work around each other while getting ready. Towel were stiff and seemed to scratch the skin probably from the hard water and not using softener in the wash. The room also seemed to have a slight slope when going from the sitting area to the bed. The breakfast was good served out near the Koi Pond, better than what we would have gotten at a hotel but not what is pictured on the website. Pat had arranged for our anniversary dinner at one of the local resteraunts to include transportation which was an added bonus. The location was perfect we walked all over the city the only time we had to drive was to visit the beach area and to go to the local outlet mall. Other than the noise from the 2 weddings that were there during our visit the only noise we heard where the other guests as they were walking down the hall which we blame on the door issue. This is an old house and does have that old smell but we seem to got use to the smell by the time we left. We were asked at the time of check out if we wanted to add a tip to our bill even after tipping the staff for serving us breakfast, cleaning the room and bringing our suit cases to our room but felt the little perks we did get deserved an addition tip. Not sure we would stay again we just felt odd with the was the door to the room would not seal and having another door in the bathroom where we could hear those in the next room.


Wicked Good

5 on October 13, 2014

We have stayed at the Kenwood before. They are so good that is where we stay every time we go to St. Augustines. The breakfasts are home made...no store bought stuff. Fresh fruit every day and so tasty. Rooms are very interesting, quaint and very clean. Pat is a fantastic owner and will soon become yoiur friend. Love it there!


Relaxing

4.4 on October 09, 2014

Nice place to go and relax


Very pleased with everything there.

3.0 on October 05, 2014

We were very pleased with everything at this b&b. The room was wonderful as was the entire place. The location was very good close to all of historic town. I would definitely recommend this to anyone.


13th Anniversary

5 on September 26, 2014

We returned to The Kenwood Inn after 13 years and had a wonderful time. The staff were so kind, the Inn was comfortable, clean, loved the pool and the breakfast was delicious. It won't take us another 13 years before we return! We are planning a family reunion at The Kenwood Inn for 2016.


Captain room

4.8 on September 17, 2014

The food was outstanding the room was beautiful. I was surprise it had a pool . I will be coming back. It was very quiet. You can't go wrong staying here.


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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, In-room internet, 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

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

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm - 9 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Over 8 years of age however please call for exceptions.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights on weekends and 3 nights on holiday weekends
  • Accepted payments S, y, s, t, e, m, ., C, o, l, l, e, c, t, i, o, n, s, ., G, e, n, e, r, i, c, ., L, i, s, t, `, 1, [, S, y, s, t, e, m, ., S, t, r, i, n, g, ]
  • 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

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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


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

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