Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast Inn

146 Avenida Menendez , Saint Augustine, FL 32084 USA (Show map)


Join us on St. Augustine’s easy breezy bayfront where we’ll coordinate your every wish & spoil you every second. Chocolate-covered strawberries, in-room massages, breakfast on the veranda (or in bed), evening social hour (hosted by a professional storyteller on Mon & Wed). And so much more! Book direct and enjoy great savings!




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


5 on July 05, 2016

My daughter booked a room here a few months ago for a girls weekend away. We had a fabulous time and were treated like royalty. The staff was always willing to assist rather it be a need in the room or assistance with our trips around town. The rooms were gorgeous! I thought this would be a perfect place for my husband get away to after a long illness to relax and feel pampered. I was absolutely right, he LOVED it. From the delicious breakfasts, the wonderful staff, to the beautiful fireworks viewed right from the front porch. They were there to help with every need, including those nighttime snacks, yum!! I cannot say enough about the Bayfront Westcott! My husband is already looking to plan our next visit!

Wonderful Service

4.8 on January 23, 2016

Wonderful stay, we stayed in room 204 very nice room, extremely comfortable bed. The breakfast was delicious and so was the afternoon tea or social hour. Inn keeper Ryan was very helpful and all our needs were met. Would definitely recommend it, for the comfort and the accessibility to everything in old town. The only drawback was the partial view of the bay, it is really a partial view. But worth the money anyway.

Wonderful getaway

5 on May 03, 2015

We totally enjoyed our stay at the Bayfront Wescott Inn! Unfortunately could only stay for one night, but will definitely be back for a longer visit the next time!! One of the best bed and breakfast Inn's that I have ever stayed at. Very much looking to returning for an extended stay.

Girls Trip

5 on April 27, 2015

We just completed a girls trip this weekend in the beautiful town of St. Augustine!! Could not have asked for a better experience!! We stayed in the Menendez Room and thoroughly enjoy our stay! The staff went above and beyond to make sure our stay was a pleasant one! The food was excellent! Didn't have anything bad to eat while we enjoyed our stay here! Zoey was on her "A" game in everything!! She welcomed us and explained things to us and always had a huge smile to give us!! Could not think of a better place to stay!! This is definitely a return place for us!!

Amazing experience

5 on April 24, 2015

I loved everything about this bed and breakfast. The location is walking distance to st George street but still far enough away that it is quiet at night. All of the staff I encountered went above and beyond to take care of my boyfriend and I. The staff I met included Joy, the owner, Lisa, and Zoe. They were all super friendly and helpful whenever needed. We ordered the breakfast in bed with mimosas for a small fee and felt so spoiled. It was totally worth the extra money and the food was delicious. They also have free drinks and appetizers on the late afternoon which was a plus. Parking was a short walk but really not far at all. No complaints at all about the room or our stay in general. We stayed in a room off of the main house and didn't hear any guests above us at all. We will defiantly be returning to the Westcott house and thank everyone who made our stay amazing :).

Wonderful !

4.8 on April 22, 2015

We were fortunate to book a room at the last minute, and I do mean fortunate. Beautiful room with a view of the Bay. Within walking distance to many charming shops and restaurants. Breakfasts are fabulous, with really great choices. Also has a really nice appetizer hour in the afternoon. We enjoyed it both days of our stay. Lovey place with excellent staff. We hope to repeat our visit !

Brilliant stay on our honeymoon

5 on April 22, 2015

From the moment we arrived at the Westcott we were shown exceptional service. While waiting for the unloading "spot" to open up the innkeeper came out and met us with a reserved parking sticker so we could park close immediately and she helped us carry in our bags. We were offered more than we could have hoped and they never questioned us if we asked for something. The Westcott has some of the best employees we have ever witnessed. We are big in the service industry and we did not have a single complaint. We were never even asked our names. They knew who we were and made us feel like we really deserved to be there. The food was great every morning and the rooms always clean. We stayed in the Alexandra and it was a beautifully laid out room. Also the location is prime. We have stayed in b&bs else where in St. Augustine but the Westcott is definitely the one we will continue to stay at from this point on. Thank you to all who made our stay great!

30 Repeat Visits Says it All

4.8 on March 28, 2015

Unless you require absolutely new (and boring), there is no place better to stay in St. Augustine. Gave the "4" for Onsite Dining rather than a 5 only because I am not sure breakfast-only counts as a true restaurant on site, but breakfast is always excellent. (You'll just need lunch and dinner elsewhere, but then, that's half the fun of St. Augustine.)

Great place

5 on March 18, 2015

Great views from the room we had. Awesome breakfasts. Easily within walking distance to attractions and restaurants.

Wonderful place to stay!

5 on March 14, 2015

We loved staying here. It's close to all of historic St. Augustine. We didn't need are car to get around. Everything about this Bed & Breakfast was lovely. We found it enjoyable, loved the water views, and attention to detail.

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Rooms & Rates

Standard Queen

Standard Queen - Queen bed, shower, breakfast, social hour, and lots of extras.

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

$199 - $289

Choice Queen

Choice Queen - Queen bed and Jacuzzi / shower, gourmet breakfast, social hour, and lots of extras.

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

$239 - $379

Premier Queen

Premiere Queen - Queen, Jacuzzi, walk-in shower, private bayview balcony, gourmet breakfast, social hour, and lots of extras.

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

$239 - $0

Standard King

Standard King - Second floor, Jacuzzi/shower combo, gourmet breakfast, social hour, lots of extras.

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

$179 - $0

Choice King

Choice King - King, oversized room, shower, bay view, gourmet breakfast, social hour, lots of extras.

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

$199 - $0

Premier King

Primo King - King, Jacuzzi, walk-in shower, private bay view balcony

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

Nightly Rate: $249 - $0

Superior Queen

Queen, Jacuzzi, walk-in shower, private balcony, gourmet breakfast, social hour, and lots of extras.

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

$219 - $0

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Location Type

Historic district of St. Augustine, Walking distance, Shopping, Bridge Of Lions, Bayfront, Restaurants, Downtown, Small town, Tropical, Waterview


Jacksonville, FL (JAX) 40 miles

Directions to property:

Downtown St. Augustine-on the bayfront (Intracoastal Waterway) from Jacksonville-South on I-95-exit St. Augustine-Rt. 16 East to US 1 South 2 miles to Castillo St. left to San Marco-turn right-San Marco. San Marco changes to Avenida Menendez. #146

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Fabulous Restaurants, Sailing & kayaking just across the street!, Romantic Horse & Carriage Rides, Paranormal Investigative Tours, St. Augustine Ampitheatre, Great Shopping, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Tours, University, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Coffee/Tea facilities, Conference Rooms, Walk to mass transit, Wedding Facilities , snacks & hors d'oeuvres Social Hour, porches and courtyard with bay view, double jacuzzis some rooms

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Enjoy historic Spanish and English architecture, Walk along the seawall to historic Fort San Marco, Walking distance to wonderful restaurants, Historic District includes antiqueing, Beach, water and windsurfing nearby., Walk along brick streets to cafes and galleries, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3 pm -9:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Porches, courtyard only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Please contact us first
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Fridays, Saturdays, holidays
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: First night deposit at time of reservation
  • Cancellations: - A standard $50 cancellation fee applies from time of reservation until 8 days prior to scheduled date of arrival. - Reservations cancelled within 7 days of scheduled date of arrival (14 days for holidays or special event periods and for group bookings) are subject to forfeiture of the deposit, and the balance due on all nights reserved will be charged to the credit card on file. - Vacancies caused by early departures are treated as a cancellation, and full payment of reserved stay is expected (no refund will be given). - No-shows will be charged full rate. - For reservations made within a 7-day window (from point of reservation to scheduled date of arrival), the full reservation charge is due at time of booking and is nonrefundable.



Joy and Andrew Warren

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Joy and Andrew Warren are England born, having ventured to the United States 40+ years ago. They spent many years in the Southern California hotels and hospitality business--Andrew with Preferred Hotels® and then his own company, Woodbridge Hotels Inc., and Joy as director of catering at Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. St. Augustine’s Westcott House has been their “home” since spring 2009, and they have since showered thousands of guests with that earlier-eluded-to hospitality.

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  • Time Served: 8-10 am
  • Serving Location: Bay view veranda and courtyard, Breakfast/dining area

Signature Dish

Easy Breezy Bayfront Casserole
Easy Breezy Bayfront Breakfast Casserole Yield: 6 to 8 Servings Prep Time: 20 minutes Bake: 55 minutes Stand: 30 minutes Total To-Do Time: 85 minutes Parts & Pieces 3 cups Idaho potatoes, peeled and grated 1 tbsp butter melted 1 tsp creole seasoning 1/2 plus 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 cup fresh Parmesan cheese, finely grated 4 large eggs 1-1/2 cups half-and-half 1-1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1 cup Asiago cheese 2 lbs bacon, cooked and chopped How-To Crust - Preheat oven to 425 degrees - Lightly grease 9-inch round pie pan - In medium bowl combine, potatoes, butter, creole seasoning, and salt - Add Parmesan cheese - Press potato mixture into the greased pie pan (sides and bottom) - Bake until potatoes are set and golden brown (20 to 25 minutes) - Remove from oven and let cool The Yummy Part - Reduce oven temp to 350 degrees - In separate bowl, mix remaining ingredients and pour into potato crust - Bake until set, slightly soft and puffy and golden brown (about 30 minutes) - Cool for 20 minutes, then serve and enjoy! - Garnish as desired (remember, presentation only enhances an already-fabulous dish!)