This is the 3rd time I have stayed at the Casa Monica. It is a great property in an excellent location. The hotel is getting a bit on the rundown side. Our sink faucet sprayed water all over the counter which was a little messy. But the charm and ambiance will make Casa Monica a hotel choice in the future. The hotel bar is very good and well staffed. The food there is great after a long day walking. The rooms are charming and the beds are very comfortable. We were on the 4th floor and the high ceiling and western view over the pool deck was very nice. Staff is first rate and the cleanliness is too notch. I know there are some renovations underway and I think some of the older features are being brought current. Just not a 5 star this time.
All staff we encountered were very welcoming and helpful, especially Meredith and Holly at the Front Desk, Ron at Valet Parking and our cleaning person.
Rooms were beautiful and clean.
Pluming was a little bad . Slow draing tub . Low water pressure
How fresh and clean the room was and smelled. The Jacuzzi tub was amazing and the double shower head a dream!!! The room had an amazing view of the water and adorable gazebo. It had a cute garden and lots of places to cuddle up or relax. The late chick in at 3 and the early check out at 11, I just wanted to stay forever.
Comfortable Room Fantastic Location Accommodating Hosts Decent Breakfast Breakfast was not to the standard I would have expected for the price. The room lacked space to store travel bags so they were in the way. Staff was not available for help at 9:00p even when I left a message on their reservation phone number.
The inn was in a perfect location and perfectly kept. But the best of the stay was the perfect hosts who provided the perfect amount of engagement and assistance. Will go back many times in the future for sure. It was all just PERFECT.
We had our wedding reception at Old City House Inn. Juan and his crew were absolutely amazing and exceeded every expectation that we had. The Inn is a beautiful little place with an intimate and luxurious feel. The food is consistently incredible! Every item offered was delicious, perfect temperature, and fresh! Literally everybody who attended made comments that it was by far the "best" food they have had at a wedding. No complaints whatsoever! We are very thankful to Juan and the rest of the staff at Old City House for making our special day so amazing!
The rooms were very nice. The staff was extremely accommodating and friendly. The breakfasts were delicious. The packages were very nice as well. My only complaint about this hotel is that parking is very limited and we had to park a couple of blocks away.
Complementary breakfast at a four-star, don't normally see that Nothing
This charming Inn is located in an excellent location, only a few blocks from the district, a short walk that takes you thru the real historic St. Augustine. The Inn and its staff are extraordinarily accomodating and exceed expectations on all levels. Everything from sherry on the mantle in our room, an upscale breakfast reserved usually for 5 star Inns, to incredible staff prepared deserts served after you return from dinner out, all at no additional charge. If you are expecting ultra modern this Inn is not for you. If you value serenity, impeccable cleanliness, charm and location you won't be disappointed. The St. Francis is on top of our list for St. Augustine revisit.
We booked a room at the St. Francis Inn for a few reasons - great reviews, great price and it's haunted! (unfortunately, we saw no evidence of any haunting...maybe next time...) We were on a 2nd honeymoon - 1st time away from the kids - and it's an awesome area - a very easy walk to everywhere, great food and great weather. The inn is very nice, it was quiet for us, very clean and the service is awesome! All of our requests (Any de-caf coffee? Could we get a bowl of popcorn? etc...) were handled quickly and with a smile. The staff was very knowledgeable and enjoyed talking with guests. The amenities were great - free breakfast (very good food!), free beverages throughout the day, cookies in the afternoon, appetizers/cocktail hour and desserts later in the evening. Its a good thing its located in a walking city, to help burn off some of the tasty calories they serve! They also have a pool (closed when we were there, though,) a beachhouse to park your car at for a day at the beach, a...
Loved the location...walking distance to most of sites in area. We love the staff...very helpful on sites to visit. At end of day we enjoyed sitting outside on the patio. One night it rained and we sat on the balcony. Nothing to do with the Inn, when walking back at night the road is uneven. Be careful.