Bayfront Westcott House – #1 Waterfront Bed and Breakfast in the St Augustine Historic District

You’ll find Bayfront Westcott House in the historic downtown area, on Avenida Menendez (formerly known as Bay Street) and overlooking Matanzas Bay. This historic home was built in 1880 as a lavish private residence for Dr. John Westcott, well known for his prominent military career, interests in transportation and politics, and research efforts in the cause and cure of yellow fever. He was a land surveyor for the St. Johns Railroad (whose tracks spread from the San Sebastian River to Tocoi) and was a heavy hitter in the development of the Intracoastal Waterway that links the St. Johns River to Miami.

Main amenities

  • 16 guestrooms
  • Located in the historic district
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Garden
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Daily social hour front desk
  • daily gourmet breakfast included
  • Free WiFi, and free parking

Bayfront Westcott House Bed & Breakfast is on the waterfront and features a different gourmet entree each morning in addition to eggs made to order. Free WiFi and free parking are also available.

Each of the individually decorated rooms features antique furniture with classical designs as well as modern flat-screen TVs. Select rooms at Bayfront Westcott House Bed and Breakfast feature spa baths and balconies with bay views.

Complimentary sweet treats and beverages are available throughout the day, and guests enjoy a beer, wine, and light hors d’ouevres social. In-room massages are available for an additional charge.

Historic Saint Augustine city center and Castillo De San Marco are within 4 minutes’ drive of this bed and breakfast. Guests will be 11 minutes’ drive from Saint Augustine Beach.

This is our guests’ favorite part of St. Augustine, according to independent reviews.

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146 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL, 32084

(904) 825-4602