The Smart Stay Inn

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Outdoor spa tub
Outdoor spa tub
Outdoor pool, open 8:00 AM to 10 PM, pool umbrellas
Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds

Overview of The Smart Stay Inn

The Smart Stay Inn

2.5 star property
Motel with outdoor pool, near St. Augustine Premium Outlets

8.4/10 Very good

1,628 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
2365 FL-16, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Spa tub
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Vending machine
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Barbecue grills
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
For families
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
  • Individually-wrapped food options

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About this area

What's nearby

  • St. Augustine Premium Outlets - 16 min walk
  • Fort Mose Historic State Park - 9 min drive
  • Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park - 12 min drive
  • St. Augustine Distillery - 14 min drive
  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not - 13 min drive
  • King and Bear Golf Course - 8 min drive
  • St. George Street - 16 min drive
  • Lightner Museum - 16 min drive
  • Castillo de San Marcos - 10 min drive
  • St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum - 10 min drive
  • San Sebastian Winery - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • St. Augustine, FL (UST-Northeast Florida Regional) - 12 min drive
  • Jacksonville, FL (CRG-Jacksonville Executive at Craig) - 33 min drive
  • Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) - 50 min drive

About this property

The Smart Stay Inn

At The Smart Stay Inn, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of St. Augustine Premium Outlets and Castillo de San Marcos. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and the hot tub makes for a relaxing end to the day. Also, World Golf Village and Flagler College are within a short drive. Fellow travellers love the overall value and location.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 102 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 21
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21


  • Pets allowed (2 per room)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Pets must be supervised


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast 6:00 AM–9:00 AM on weekdays and 6:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • BBQs

What to do

  • Zip-lining nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Hot tub


  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 43-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free long-distance and local calls
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in or check-out:
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 10 per day


You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in or check-out:
  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet, per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in or check-out:
  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 10 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).


This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

The Smart Stay Inn Motel
St. Augustine Star
The Smart Stay Inn St. Augustine
The Smart Stay Inn Motel St. Augustine

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Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Clean, cute, great stay!
Clean, cute, great stay!
Jaime, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

ronald, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Summer vaca
We stayed for 4 days and had a fine experience. Upgrade for space after arriving, room was clean, breakfast was was more than adequate. Great quality for the price. 3rd stay there and would stay again.
Daryl, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Everything is always good here.
Donald, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Good Enough
mark, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice place. Nice pool. Clean rooms. Good breakfast. Very helpful staff.
David, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

No bed bugs!
We had a nice, basic room. No issues. The bathrooms are small, but thats the worst thing. The pool was warm.
Natasha, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Tamara, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Went to see balloon festival but it was too windy
Ellen, 1-night trip
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