The Kenwood Inn

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

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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.

Reviews

Overall
4.8

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

A fabulous B&B!!

5 on February 05, 2017

Our room was amazing! The decor was custom, and beautiful as well as comfortable. The people couldn't have been nicer and more helpful. There was even a pianist at the grand piano in the living room during from 5/6pm when wine was served to the guests. The breakfast was fabulous served on the back patio. We will definitely return to St Augustine just to enjoy another stay at the Kenwood Inn. Marilyn Starns


A lovely historic home away from home

5 on January 31, 2017

Booked a couple nights for an "empty-nester" weekend. We don't typically stay in Bed & Breakfast Inns but we wanted to experience America's first city in an authentic way. Everything was lovely....room was beautiful, and quiet. Pat was a very gracious host. Breakfast was amazing. A truly special place in a very special city.


Outstanding!

5 on January 31, 2017

Very beautiful home and friendly accommodations to include room, staff and owner. Thank you Pat and we will be back again. Mark & Taryn


Couldn't ask for a better stay!

5 on January 21, 2017

We stayed at the Kenwood Inn for our 14th anniversary. It was absolutely a perfect getaway. Not only was the room gorgeous, but the entire B&B was stunning! The staff were super attentive and friendly. Breakfast by the Koi pond/waterfall was delicious both mornings. This is going to be where we celebrate our future anniversaries. Highly recommend!


A Hidden Gem (Kenwood Inn, St Augustine)

4.6 on January 10, 2017

I have visited St Augustine for day trips many times through the years. First time stay in bed & breakfast. Stayed 2 nights. The Kenwood Inn is nicely maintained for age of property, cozy and great atmosphere. The owner Pat and staff was outstanding in every way. The Breakfast was was not a buffet style, like on weekends but outstanding, delicious, fresh, not frozen and heated up, even fresh squeezed OJ, a nice portion to fill you up. Through out the day at set times there were refreshments made available, such as fresh coffee, cookies and wine. Free bicycles to check out and ride to tour the city. Free parking for guests. Beds were large and comfortable, jacuzzi tub, free wi-fi. The stay was not at all what I expected. It was so much better! Thank you Pat & staff keep up the exceptional care & Love you give to everyone that comes to your home.


Perfect St. Augustine Stay

5 on January 08, 2017

The Kenwood Inn was the ideal place to spend the night in historic St. Augustine. Rooms and breakfast were great. Will definitely return!


Wonderful Holiday Stay

4.4 on January 04, 2017

Many thanks to Pat and her amazing staff for a great Christmas! Our family group enjoyed our stay, everything at the inn was so wonderful.


2016 Christmas at St. Augustine

5 on December 31, 2016

The food is fabulous, the rooms are clean, good internet, happy hour with wine included, beautifully decorated. Centrally located so one can walk all over town. Employee were extremely nice and accommodating!


Always a pleasure

5 on December 26, 2016

We have been a guest at this site twice now and have already booked it for the fourth of July. The atmosphere is relaxing and friendly thanks to the owner and staff's efforts. We highly recommend the Kenwood Inn.


Amazing B&B in Saint Augustine

5 on December 19, 2016

I can't say enough about The Kenwood Inn. Pat Dobosz and her staff are amazing. Their breakfasts were delicious and the presentation of each dish spectacular. The attention to detail throughout the house and our room made our stay extra special. I would recommend anyone to stay here - you won't regret it. We'll definitely be coming back!


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Rooms & Rates

Blue Porcelain Suite

This totally renovated one room suite is wonderfully decorated in hues of blue and features a king-sized four poster 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 or watching your favorite show on the oversize flat screen television. An extra special feature to the room is its access via french doors to the wrap-around porch complete with rocking chairs and hammock. The 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. The sink is uniquely nesteled in an antique armoire located in the corner of the bedroom. Decorated in French Country style florals and rich blues, the quaint sunlite room is ideal for those on a budget.

  • 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 for reading or watching the large flat screen TV. The room has compact bathroom with shower. The high vaulted ceiling with a unique wrought iron chandelier add to the charm of this room.

  • 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 ombiant flame 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 flat screen 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 and bath room with a luxurious glassed shower with body-massaging heads. Decorated in striking jewel tones, this wonderful room is ideal for those traveling on a budget.

  • 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 microwave plus a Kuerig 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. 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 king 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, large 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, 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 and flat-screen television. 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

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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

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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

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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, travelers 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.
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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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