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The Smart Stay Inn

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Outdoor spa tub
Outdoor spa tub
Outdoor spa tub
Outdoor pool, open 8:00 AM to 10 PM, pool umbrellas
Standard Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking | Desk, iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds, rollaway beds

Overview of The Smart Stay Inn

The Smart Stay Inn

2.5 star property
St. Augustine motel with outdoor pool and 24-hour fitness

8.4/10 Very Good

1,590 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Gym
The price is $95
Price available on 2/6/2023
2365 FL-16, St. Augustine, FL, 32084

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About this area

What's nearby

  • St. George Street - 15 min drive
  • Castillo de San Marcos - 10 min drive
  • St. Augustine Beach - 21 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


  • Ruby Tuesday - 9 min walk
  • Cracker Barrel - 11 min walk
  • The Manatee Cafe - 5 min drive
  • Saint Marys Seafood and More - 7 min drive
  • Hazel's Hot Dogs - 7 min drive

About this property

The Smart Stay Inn

When visiting St. Augustine, The Smart Stay Inn is a great choice to consider. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and the spa tub makes for a relaxing end to the day. Fellow travelers love the overall value and location.


English, Spanish

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/140°F or hotter
Follows 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 - midnight
  • Express check-out available
  • 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 onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

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
  • Barbecue grills

What to do

  • Ziplining nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 24-hour fitness center
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa tub


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


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

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

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

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 10 per day


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet, per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • 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 is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
<p>This property does not have elevators. </p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Does The Smart Stay Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Smart Stay Inn does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Smart Stay Inn?
As of Feb 5, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Smart Stay Inn on Feb 6, 2023 start from $95, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Smart Stay Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Smart Stay Inn?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 8:00 AM to 10 PM.
Are pets allowed at The Smart Stay Inn?
Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of USD 10 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at The Smart Stay Inn?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Smart Stay Inn?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Smart Stay Inn and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as ziplining. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the spa tub and an invigorating swim in the outdoor pool. The Smart Stay Inn also has a 24-hour fitness center.
Are there restaurants at or near The Smart Stay Inn?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Ruby Tuesday (9-min walk), Cracker Barrel (11-min walk), and The Manatee Cafe (3.8 mi).
What's the area around The Smart Stay Inn like?
The Smart Stay Inn is a short 11-minute walk from St. Augustine Premium Outlets and 15 minutes' walk from Adventure Landing. Travelers give top marks for the motel's prime location.



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6/10 Good

For the dogs
Too many dogs at this hotel. Barking woke us up at midnight and then again at 7:00am.
Joseph, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Juan, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Barbara, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Really clean.
Tania, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Not up to our other stays at the Smart Stay.
Donald, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Nice stay - good value!!
Overnight stay with my son after an exhausting drive! Room was super clean, staff very friendly, bed comfortable- pillows ok! Overall pleased with our stay!
Sara, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very conveniently located and great breakfast.
Christina, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Emergency stay, overall good
Last minute choice due to very heavy traffic delaying us five hours. Glad to have the room as we were very tired.
David, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Anna Maria, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Enjoyed my stay
Great place
1-night trip
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