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Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 31 St. Augustine B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 June 2014

My wife and I wanted to stay in a nice Bed & Breakfast for the last leg of our 10 day honeymoon vacation. We had gone out of our way to find and pay pay (extra if needed) to make our wedding and honeymoon as flawless and perfect as possible. After a lot of deliberation we decided on a Bed & Breakfast since this was our honeymoon and nether of us had ever stayed at one before. After may more hours of deliberation, we decided on the Bayfront Westcott house because of there location, reviews and the pictures of their rooms. Everything about our stay was pleasurable. We stayed in "The Rachel" and it was amazing. Please be forewarned that if you stay in the lower level rooms in the Carriage House that you can hear the upstairs occupants walking around and using the amenities. When we booked the room, the staff made sure we understood this, and since the room was so amazing in the pictures, we decided it wasn't an issue. So this is in no way a complaint because staying in The Rachel was worth the slight inconvenience of hearing the upstairs occupants using the restroom, this is just a warning to anyone who this might be bothersome to. The upstairs rooms in the pictures were also very beautiful, but The Rachel was the one for us. The view of the bayfront during the amazing, delicious breakfasts they served while out on the patio was excellent. The service from Joy and all of the staff was perfect. They really went of their way to make us feel at home. If you are willing to pay the extra to stay at a bed & breakfast vs. a hotel/motel, this is definitely one that you should stay at. We will stay here again if given the opportunity to return to Saint Augustine.

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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2014

Hi Michael, Congratulations on your recent nuptials, and thank you for choosing to stay with us on your honeymoon. We appreciate your feed back on Rebecca's room. Hopefully you are now addicted to bed and breakfasts from this point on! Cheers!

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Reviewed 12 June 2014

The Wescott has it all, gorgeous views, peaceful atmosphere, top of the notch staff and convenient to the historic district. We really enjoyed the storyteller and the social hour as well. We will definitely return to this bed and breakfast during our next trip to St. Augustine.

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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2014

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so pleased that we were able to make your visit memorable and look forward to seeing you again. Cheers!

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Reviewed 7 June 2014

Andrew and Joy continue to amaze with great food, great people, great experience. Plan to stay again next year! We tell everyone we know planning a visit to St Augustine about this wonderful Inn. Room had King Bed, jacuzzi, private balcony overlooking river, very romantic place....

  • Stayed: June 2014
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2014

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! I will pass your wonderful compliments on to the staff and cook. Hope to see you again soon.

Cheers!

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Reviewed 6 June 2014

My husband booked the Ponce de Leon at this charming B&B after a particularly trying time in our family. This was a complete surprise for me and what a fantastic choice my husband made. Sara and Lisa were so very attentive to our needs. They supplied wine/beer/soft drinks as well as the best little lemon cakes/oatmeal & chocolate chip cookies & brownies as soon as we arrived. There was a local story teller in house regaling us with local history. The wine/beer and hors d'oeuvres were plentiful. I enjoyed myself so much at the B&B that I never left the grounds. The breezes off of the water and the relaxing gardens were too alluring not to want to stay forever. Our room was quite spacious with a king sized bed and a double sized jacuzzi in the large bathroom. Nothing was overlooked for our relaxation. Breakfast was the best with freshly made blueberry jumbo muffins/croissants and a killer coffee cake. The spinach/mushroom & cheese omelette I had was delicious. We even got cookies/brownies to take for our trip back to Parrish, Fl. Sara even hugged me goodbye. I felt very much a part of a family at the Westcott House in St Augustine and would wholeheartedly recommend staying here. I won't be able to stay anywhere else now since being lavished with such comforts & hospitality. Elaine & Ed Kulp

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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2014

Elaine and Ed,

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we really appreciate the wonderful review you have written. It is always our pleasure to make sure that your experience is nothing short of pleasant and relaxing. We will continue to make those delicious cookies and lemon cakes, so be sure to come visit us again soon!

Cheers!

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Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights while visiting St Augustine. We stayed in Abigail. Beautiful, clean, smelled great, sheets- to die for luxury!!!
This B and B is located in a perfect location. Across from the bay and walking distance to everything! We parked our truck when we arrived and never returned to it until we left.
Breakfast was gourmet! Perfect staff and very accommodating. Social everyday includes wine and cheeses and gourmet dips.
You will absolutely love this place I know we did no doubt.

Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2014

We are so excited that you loved you stay with us!!! I will pass your compliments on to our cook! Cheers!

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Reviewed 5 June 2014

Beautifully restored B&B, with a large porch overlooking the bay. Breakfast was good, with a special entree each morning or your choice of eggs and bacon. So relaxing to sit on the many shaded tables on the porches and the courtyard patio to enjoy coffee and your meal. Staff were incredibly friendly and helpful about where to go and what to see. We stayed in the Menendez room, on the first floor right inside the front door. I had requested a king size bed and bay view room. We will come back and try one of the 2nd floor rooms next time, to have less noise from people walking on squeaky old floors over our heads!

Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2014

Hi and thank you for all of your compliments of Inn. We are so happy that you found it so relaxing. Cheers!!!!

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Reviewed 2 June 2014

My husband and I stayed for our honeymoon last month and had the time of our lives. From the moment we pulled into the front drive until the time we drove away we were pampered day in and day out. The staff is so warm and welcoming and so personable. We were nervous to travel together for the first time but the Westcott House was the perfect place to travel to. We had a beautiful room overlooking the water and were surprised by a handwritten note on our table letting us know of the time our carriage ride was picking us up. Such a simple yet very personable way to offer service to us. Each of the staff was more than willing to help in any way, and always with a smile. It definitely felt like home away from home. We will be going back! :)

Room Tip: We stayed in Victoria and had our own private balcony which was very nice.
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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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AndrewJoy, Owner at Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2014

Hi Jordyn, Congratulations on the wedding and thank you for spending your honeymoon here with us at the Westcott House! We are glad that your stay with us was all you hoped for and more! Cheers!

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Additional Information about Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 146 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084-5049
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Region: United States > Florida > St. Augustine
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in St. Augustine
Price Range: £157 - £253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At this romantic St Augustine B&B, (the only one on the bayfront), 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), romance packages, in-room Jacuzzis, and so much more! Our quiet bayfront location is within walking distance of dozens of restaurants, galleries, shops, and sightseeing attractions. Bayfront Westcott House--One of the Best Florida Getaways! - Dream Travel Magazine ... more   less 
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Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast St. Augustine, Florida

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