The Ponce Hotel of St. Augustine

1111 North Ponce De Leon Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States (USA) near Exit 318 on I-95 (~5.5mi)
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3.0 Star Property
29.903843-81.320930
+1-800-760-7718
Cleaning Policy: We have thorough cleaning after every departure with sanitizing practices in place. Hand sanitizer is available at the front desk and sanitizing wipes available in public areas. Each entrance is sanitized multiple times daily and all door access points into each room is wiped down daily along with entrance gates to the pool area. Pool Chairs are sanitized daily with sprayers.
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4.0/5

Based on 1668 guest reviews

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  • We have an outdoor pool ready for use
  • Avg. Group Discount of 7.4%!
  • 83 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Hotel has 4 suites
  • Check-in time: 4:00 pm
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10

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Standard prices by room type for the next 60 days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesClassic Suite
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 King Bed Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room King Bed Mobility Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Suite
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Suite Multiple Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDisabled Adapted
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDouble or Twin Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesKing Room Disability Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check RatesMatrimonial Deluxe Room Disabled Adapted
Non-Smoking
Check RatesStandard Room, King or Two Doubles
Non-Smoking
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Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite 4 Adults
Smoking    Non-Smoking
Check RatesSuite Deluxe King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesTraditional Room 2 Queen Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesTraditional Room 2 Queen Beds Mobility Accessible
Non-Smoking
Check RatesTwin Accessible
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Historic downtown area, Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine Amphitheater, Fountain of Youth Museum, Lightner Museum, Alligator Farm, Old Town Trolleys, St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains, Colonial Spanish Quarter, Oldest House Museum, Flagler College, St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum, Pirate Museum, Ripleys Believe It or Not Museum, Historical Society, Cathedral Basilica, St. Augustine Beach, Vilano Beach, World Golf Hall of Fame and many more.

Verified Reviews of The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Great Place to Stay!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Clean rooms along with very friendly staff made for a great first stay at The Ponce Hotel.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
21-Nov-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Nov 17 to Sun Nov 20 2022 at a $259.00 average nightly rate.
"We had a wonderful great time."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
01-Nov-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Oct 29 to Sun Oct 30 2022 at a $179.00 average nightly rate.
Response from Management on 09-Nov-2022:
Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We look forward to your next stay
"Overnight Stay. Comfortable and clean great hotel"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Great staff, atmosphere and restaurant. I book there once or twice a year on my way back to New York.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
04-Jun-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Tue May 31 to Wed Jun 01 2022 at a $117.99 average nightly rate.
Response from Management on 09-Nov-2022:
Thank you for the great review. I am pleased we have become your home away from hime!
"Was promised roll away bed but didn't receive."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
It was okay.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-Feb-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Feb 23 to Thu Feb 24 2022 at a $126.99 average nightly rate.
"Needs Updates"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Rooms need an update. Mattress was not good.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-Dec-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Wed Dec 22 to Fri Dec 24 2021 at a $138.99 average nightly rate.
"Not at all good."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Never stayed at a hotel where I had to empty the dehumidifier multiple times. Said call the desk with problems but there was no phone in the room. Called the hotel on my cell phone as the TV did not respond as batteries were needed for the remote.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
09-Oct-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Oct 08 to Sat Oct 09 2021 at a $192.99 average nightly rate.
"Just Okay"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Stayed here while in town for a wedding. Not a bad experience but way over priced for the kind of motel it was. Was clean though and looked as if the bathroom had been recently renovated. Not much in the way of amenities. Tired but clean.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
02-Sep-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jul 03 to Tue Jul 06 2021 at a $165.66 average nightly rate.
"Just Okay"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Stayed here while in town for a wedding. Not a bad experience but way over priced for the kind of motel it was. Was clean though and looked as if the bathroom had been recently renovated. Not much in the way of amenities. Tired but clean.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
09-Jul-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jul 03 to Tue Jul 06 2021 at a $165.66 average nightly rate.
"Room okay but very damp all the time there."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
None
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-Jun-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Jun 22 to Wed Jun 23 2021 at a $116.99 average nightly rate.
"Barking Dog in room next door was annoying."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Would stay there again if no pets allowed.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
07-Apr-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Apr 01 to Sun Apr 04 2021 at a $202.33 average nightly rate.
"Not For Me."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
This is a tired motel with rooms that are clean but lacking any sense of design. The king size bed was comfortable and the TV set worked fine. The breakfast was no different than a wyndham or similar low cost chain. Beware the back of the motel where a freight train runs at all hours. Better to spend a little more and be on the beach or in the downtown area.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Feb-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Feb 27 to Sat Feb 29 2020 at a $125.10 average nightly rate.
"Clean, good location and great staff."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Good location for us for our wedding but most notably the staff was great, especially Joel and his companions! Thank you.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
29-Feb-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Feb 27 to Sat Feb 29 2020 at a $125.10 average nightly rate.
"Great Place"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Everything is clean and well maintained. My only complaint is if you don't have kids make sure you stay on second floor. Kids talking and playing above us was pretty loud. But this is an amazing place and so very clean and upgraded! Love the decor.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-Feb-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Feb 16 to Mon Feb 17 2020 at a $78.21 average nightly rate.
"Excellent Service"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Breakfast was very good and included in our stay.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Jan-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jan 25 to Sun Jan 26 2020 at a $134.10 average nightly rate.
"Thank You"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
My friends and I stayed at the Ponce Hotel in September for a wedding. We had a problem with the different room rates through the Knot Wedding website. The management solved this problem in the long run and refunded us our entire stay's cost. We are very grateful for the manager Michael who listened to our complaint and helped to keep us as future guests. I recommend this hotel.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
03-Oct-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Sep 21 to Mon Sep 23 2019 at a $143.10 average nightly rate.
"Do Not Stay Here!"
Overall Score1.0/ 5
We were so disappointed with the Ponce. First of all, it is NOT a hotel. It's a motel, with doors opening to the outside. It looks nothing like the photos on the website. It's a seedy place. There are much nicer places to stay in St. Augustine. It's right on a very busy road, so you hear traffic all night long. There are railroad tracks behind the motel, a statement which they make you initial when you check in. I booked this place as it was recommended on The Knot, the wedding website, as we were going to a wedding. I booked the rate through a 3rd party, unbeknownst to me. My friend that stayed right next door to me did the same thing. However, her room cost $80 more than my room for two nights for the exact same type of room. We brought this up at the front desk and asked them to honor the same lower rate for the room and they were defensive and not at all helpful. They just said, "there's nothing we can do, since you booked it through a 3rd party". They told us to talk to the manager. We did and she said the same thing. Basically, too bad for you, we're not going to do anything to compensate. Their inflexibility and nasty attitude really left a bad taste in our mouths. We would never return to this crappy, seedy place with people in charge unwilling to compromise at all.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
25-Sep-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Sep 21 to Mon Sep 23 2019 at a $107.10 average nightly rate.
"Wish I stayed somewhere else."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Very disappointing. The pictures online did not match what the Motel looked like in person. It is a Motel, not a Hotel, with a train track in the back that blocks the waterway. Management was not helpful and was not willing to correct a room rate dispute. My friend stayed in an adjoining room that was identical to mine for a cheaper rate. The manager was not available and when I finally got a hold of her through email several days later, she said there was nothing that she could do to match the lower price. We were staying to attend a wedding in St. Augustine and this was supposed to be the special discounted rate for the guests who were to attend the wedding. Yet, we had much different rates. My final bill was almost $100 more than the other room for the same two night stay.. There are many other hotels in this area, I should have chosen a different one. Very disappointed.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
25-Sep-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Sep 21 to Mon Sep 23 2019 at a $143.10 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 1668 guest reviews

Property Description

The Ponce Hotel St Augustine is located on US 1 and overlooks the scenic San Sebastian River to the west. The rooms are beautifully decorated in relaxing colors where all guest rooms include either a large comfortable king or two queen beds. There are also family suites, and specially appointed rooms for the handicapped, with 100% of the hotel designated for non-smokers. Enjoy your Breakfast in the Off-the-Lobby Restaurant Area.The Ponce Hotel St Augustine is located in the Historic District and is close to Castillo de San Marcos, Fountain of Youth, Lightner Museum, Anastasia Riverboat, Ghostly Walking Tours, and many more attractions. The property is served by the Sightseeing Trains and Old Town Trolley Tours, and many of St. Augustine's finest restaurants and lounges are nearby. Practically all the historical attractions are within a one mile radius and make for a pleasant walk.Again, Thank you for considering The Ponce Hotel St Augustine.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am
Year of Last Renovation: 2020
Floors: 2
Rooms: 83
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 83
Handicap Rooms: 3
Rooms with 1 Bed: 20
Rooms with 2 Beds: 63
Suites: 4
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1500 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 100 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11am-9pm
FEMA Approved: Yes
Pool Info:
Outdoor Pool open daily until 10:00 p.m.
Ownership: Renee Glover
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
30 days prior to arrival without penalty.
Nightly Parking: 0.00
Typical Group Deposit: 200+
Total Taxes: 11.50%
Total Misc Fees: $10.99 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.50%
Other Tax: 5.00% (Bed Tax.)
Resort/Hotel Fee: 10.99 Per Night
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00% (Plus tax/service charge.)
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 50.00 Per Item (Plus tax/service charge.)
Banquet Soda: 1.50 Per Item (Plus tax/service charge.)
Banquet Bottled Water: 1.50 Per Item (Plus tax/service charge.)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Bus parking
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • DVD Player
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Weather Channel
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports
  • TV Channel: Discovery Channel
  • TV Channel: Nickelodeon
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room

Airport & Shuttle Information

Jacksonville International Airport - 55 miles - shuttle pricing varies.St. Augustine Airport - 6 miles - shuttle pricing variesDaytona Beach International Airport - 60 miles - shuttle pricing variesOrlando International Airport - 125 miles - shuttle pricing varies

Local Shuttle Info: N/A

Breakfast Information

Enjoy breakfast Saturday & Sunday at our on site restaurant the "De Leon Latin Cocina"

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
$25.00 per night, per pet, under 30 lbs.

Parking Info

Free Parking

Internet / WiFI

Free WIFI

Cleaning Policies

We have thorough cleaning after every departure with sanitizing practices in place. Hand sanitizer is available at the front desk and sanitizing wipes available in public areas. Each entrance is sanitized multiple times daily and all door access points into each room is wiped down daily along with entrance gates to the pool area. Pool Chairs are sanitized daily with sprayers.

Previously known as:
Magnuson Hotel Historic St. Augustine, Quality Inn Historic District, The Ponce Hotel St. Augustine

Hotel Rate Trends at The Ponce Hotel of St. Augustine

Rate fluctuations of The Ponce Hotel of St. Augustine

Above shows averages of room prices for both our group quotes and the lowest individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group offer was entered. The best group deal shown is 56.5% in February 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $326 in the month of February 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Ponce Hotel of St. Augustine in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Ponce Hotel of St. Augustine

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Ponce Hotel of St. Augustine.

Feel free to use the The Ponce Hotel of St. Augustine meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in St. Augustine event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Breakfast Area 24 x 24 x 10 57640/40------------/----5858
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Breakfast Area

Our off-lobby breakfast area meeting space is perfect informal gatherings, meetings, and receptions! Many groups use this area for Welcome Receptions, catered celebration events, team meetings & brefings, and socializing. Groups are welcome to bring their own food & refreshments into this area, which can also be screened off from the main lobby for increased privacy as required.
Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
576 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
24 x 24 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
Yes
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Air Conditioning

FAQs about The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00 pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel have?

There are 83 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel?

Enjoy breakfast Saturday & Sunday at our on site restaurant the "De Leon Latin Cocina"

What parking is available at The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel?

Free Parking

How much does internet cost?

Free WIFI

Can I get a AAA rate at The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a pool at The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Outdoor Pool open daily until 10:00 p.m..

Can I get a group rate at The Ponce St. Augustine Hotel?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 7.4%.

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