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Centennial House

26 Cordova Street , Saint Augustine, FL 32084 USA (Show map)
202 Reviews
$167 - $257
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Restored "from the ground up," this certified historic structure is located in the historic district on the horse-drawn carriage route within an easy stroll to attractions, restaurants, and the Intracoastal Waterway. The eight-room inn offers private luxurious baths, most with whirlpools; fireplaces in larger rooms; cable TV/VCR; video library; in-room phones; and individual climate controls. Enjoy a full breakfast and the hospitality of a bygone era.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.7

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Always a Nice Stay

3.6 on June 25, 2014

We have stayed here several times over the years, and its always a nice time. That said, the Centennial House is showing its age again, and could stand some sprucing up. Food is fantastic. Location in St. Augustine can't be beat.

Nice place, but some minor things

3.4 on June 24, 2014

We stayed here for two nights. It was a very nice place overall. Clean and the owner/staff was very friendly. The location is awesome for seeing St. Augustine. a short walk to most things. The only complaints we would have is that the TV in the room we stayed (the Palm) was very small for the room (like a 19" flat screen). We don't watch a lot of TV, but like to watch some before going to bed and this was very disappointing. I'd expect at least a 32" for a room the size of where we were. The other is really more of a comment on breakfast. It was good, but they prepare things well in advance and things like the sausage and eggs we're cold and over cooked by the time it was served. But again… not horrible, just not as amazing as we've had in other B&B's.

Great Value!

4.2 on June 06, 2014

My wife and I spent our 12th Anniversary here and with only being able to spend one night in St Augustine, this is one of the only B&B's that allowed that. Owners were nice, room was decorated well, though the bed was older and carpet was stained, everything was very clean and the bathoom and shower were large. Great access to historic St Augustine, one block away. Would return.

St Augustine B & B

3.4 on May 21, 2014

The room was comfortable, bathroom vanity needed some repairs, Innkeeper very nice, the home was pretty but really needed a seating area outside. The area in the back was either a work in progress or neglected. Overall we had a nice 2 night stay.

So convennient and loved having a fireplace!

4.6 on April 02, 2014

Ideal location, gorgeous rooms and such a joy to have a fireplace (many rooms have them)! Best room is over the garage, very private and lovely deck. Highly recommend, we will definitely return!

Great Getaway Spot

4.8 on April 01, 2014

Beautiful room with every attention to detail from the locally handcrafted soap to the early morning coffee. Located a short walk from many restaurants and the on site parking was an added bonus. You wont be disappointed with this Inn!

Centennial House, good, yet pricey

3.0 on March 31, 2014

There are some outstanding elements to Centennial House in St. Augustine. The first would be location and parking. It is very nearly in the heart of everything you could want to see, yet it is quiet. The housekeepers/breakfast staff were wonderful. The common area of the hotel was really lovely. We stayed in the Olivera room. It was clean and pleasant, but they went the cheap route on accessories like lighting and floor covering and using shot glasses for the sherry (!): definitely Home Depot type of things and for over $200/night, I would expect the same kind of finishes as we found in the common areas. The owners called in the AM to ask what time we expected to arrive. We thought that very nice. When we arrived, there was no one available and although we called the phone number, the connection could not be made. If they had left an envelope with our name and key inside and also the time of breakfast, check-out and Wi-Fi password, everything would be alright. We never saw the folks in charge but luckily came across another guest who was able to tell us what time breakfast was. Never did get a Wifi password and it was the breakfast staff that told us when check out was. So, easy fixes that would make a world of difference. There are so many other B&Bs in the area, they need to pay attention to these details. Thanks for asking.

Great stay

4.2 on March 25, 2014

Based on our 3-night stay, I'd say you can't go wrong with Centennial House. It's perfectly located, comfortable and homey. We stayed in the Carriage View room, which we recommend, as it's spacious with a great view. The food and service were great. Bottom-line, a totally enjoyable experience.

THE place to stay in St Augutine

4.8 on March 21, 2014

The Centennial House is fantastic. It is clean and modern in an old way. They have modernized this wonderful old home just enough to make it wonderful. The breakfast was delicious.

Would stay again!

5 on March 15, 2014

Our stay at the Centennial House bed and breakfast was excellent. The room was great (the Carriage House, which had a nice fireplace), the hosts were very friendly and accommodating, and the breakfast was very good. The location is right in downtown, with a short walk to the colonial quarter and many shops/restaurants. We just parked our car at Centennial House and didn't have to use it again the whole weekend. This is definitely somewhere we would stay again!

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Rooms & Rates

Fleur de Lis

Located on the first floor, this room is appointed with a queen wrought iron bed and French reproduction furnishings. An Oriental rug carpets the hardwood floor and is anchored by two wing-back chairs. The barrier-free bath is accented with a pedestal sink and a large walk-in shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $135 - $180


Bask in the yellow and blue hues of this secluded room on the first floor. Named after the family who originally built the house, this room is furnished with a 4 poster king bed and intimate wicker loveseat. The bath is complemented with an antique mirrored dresser with a built-in sink and an oversized whirlpool.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $225


Situated by beautiful palm trees, this room boasts a delightful French country theme. A queen bed, mirrored vanity table, and a spacious bath with an oversized whirlpool and library table with a built-in sink combine old city charm with modern amenities.

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

Nightly Rate: $170 - $220

Carriage View

This room’s six restored windows perfectly frame the horse drawn carriages passing down Cordova Street. The comfortable 4 poster California king bed and charming furniture grouping, dresser with a built-in sink and dual spray shower for two in the bath make this room one of our favorites.

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $225


The century-old Centennial House would not be complete without a turn-of-the century Victorian room. A 4 poster queen bed with a large ornate headboard, a cozy loveseat, mirrored vanity table, and charming full bath with an oversized whirlpool combine the comforts of the 21st century with the grace of the 19th century.

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

Nightly Rate: $170 - $220

Gentleman's Quarters

The lofty 4 poster king bed and gas fireplace complement the stateliness of this debonair room. Two armchairs invite a relaxing conversation while a desk sits by the fireplace ready for thoughtful writing. The oversized rectangular whirlpool that lounges beneath a window and the glass enclosed shower complete the understated elegance of the bath.

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

Nightly Rate: $190 - $250


Warm earth tones, plush textures and exotic animal prints set the scene for a romantic escape. Featuring a California king bed with a wrought iron half canopy, a gas fireplace, and an oversized corner whirlpool with a metal and crystal chandelier overhead in the room, and a dresser with a built-in sink and a glass enclosed shower in the bath, this room is truly a unique "den".

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

Nightly Rate: $190 - $250

Carriage House

Step in from a private outside entrance to discover Centennial House’s most spacious and secluded room accented with vaulted cathedral ceilings, windowed dormers, and French doors leading to a private balcony. The ornate wrought iron queen bed has two wing-back chairs sitting at its foot. They face the TV/VCR hidden in the armoire and the gas fireplace. The bath with a whirlpool beneath a window and a large tiled walk-in shower add extravagance to this finely appointed room.

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

Nightly Rate: $205 - $265

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Location Type

Historic District, Nations Oldest City, Downtown, Small town


Jacksonville, FL (JAX) 60 miles

Directions to property:

From North:From I-95, exit at SR 16 (exit 318) and go East approximately 7 miles to US 1. Turn right on US 1 South and go 1 1/2 miles to Saragossa St. Turn left and go past 2 stop signs. The on-site parking is to the right before the intersection at Saragossa and Cordova (main entrance). From South: From I-95, exit at SR 207 (exit 311) and go East approximately 7 miles to US 1. Turn left on US 1 North and go past the first traffic light (King St.) to Saragossa St. Turn right and go past 2 stop signs. The on-site parking is to the right before the intersection at Saragossa and Cordova (main entrance).

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Ghost Tours, Horse Drawn Carriage Tour, Sightseeing Trains, Harbor Cruises, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Urban Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Copier, In-room internet, Fax Machine, Library, Videos

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Kayaking, Oceanarium, Jetski Rental, Parasailing, Scuba Diving, Scooter Rental, Deep Sea Fishing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Well behaved children over 12
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 day weekends during High Season: October 1 - May 31
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: $25.00 non-refundable
  • Cancellations: Seven day cancellation (14 for holidays). If cancelled within 7 (14) days, but at least 3 (6) days before reservation, a gift certificate for 1st night's rate less deposit will be issued for a future stay. Cancellations less than 3 (6) days before reservation will be charged for the full stay unless the room can be rebooked. Early departures will be charged for the full stay. The full reservation will be charged for no notice of cancellation.



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  • Time Served: 9 am
  • Serving Location: Sun Porch, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian



26 Cordova Street , Saint Augustine, FL 32084 USA (Show map)

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