Gay Friendly Hotels St Augustine Florida: Top 3 (2021 Updated)

Gay Friendly Hotels St Augustine Florida

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Lesbiangaybisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in the United States have evolved in recent decades. However, LGBT Americans may still face some legal and many social challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents, particularly in states with large conservative populations, such as in the Deep South; in rural areas; and in some Native American tribal nations.

U.S. federal law does not explicitly include protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. In June 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that sexual orientation and gender identity are included under “sex” as a prohibited ground of employment discrimination in the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in the U.S. state of Florida may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Same-sex sexual activity became legal in the state after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Lawrence v. Texas on June 26, 2003, and same-sex marriage has been legal in the state since January 6, 2015.
The Florida cities were all highlighted for their year-round sunshine and lack of state income tax. Wilton Manors, Fort Lauderdale, Naples Florida, Miami Beach and St Augustine ranked among the most-demand gayfriendly cities for LGBTQ travelers during the holidays.
St Augustine has a long history of being a  gay friendly town and in downtown we can find a few gay friendly bars as well as The Tini Martini Bar or Bar None Saloon are the most famous gay friendly bars in St Augustine, FL.
St. Augustine is a city on the northeast coast of Florida. It lays claim to being the oldest city in the U.S., and is known for its Spanish colonial architecture as well as Atlantic Ocean beaches like sandy St. Augustine Beach and tranquil Crescent Beach. Anastasia State Park is a protected wildlife sanctuary. The Castillo de San Marcos is a 17th-century Spanish stone fortress with views of the St. Augustine Inlet.

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This charming St. Augustine B&B offers a home-cooked breakfast each morning and rooms with free Wi-Fi and a cable TV. Potter’s Wax Museum is within easy walking distance.

Individually decorated rooms at the Casa de Solana Bed and Breakfast boast hardwood floors and feature a private bathroom. Each room includes a spacious seating area.

Guests can enjoy the calming garden or request and in-room massage. Free bicycle rentals are available for area sightseeing.

The Bed and Breakfast Casa de Solana is just a 5-minute drive from the public beach at Anastasia State Park. The St. Augustine Alligator Farm and Zoological Park is 1.9 miles away.

Set in a storied, Spanish-style property dating from the 1760s, this upscale B&B in St. Augustine’s Historic District is 3 blocks from the Flagler College campus and 2 miles from the St. Augustine Lighthouse.

Refined, individually decorated rooms have flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms feature fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, balconies and mini fridges.

Hot breakfast is served in a colorful dining room that features murals and a fireplace. Free perks include an afternoon wine hour, loaner bikes and off-site parking. Common spaces include a courtyard garden and a living room with a fireplace.

Casa de Solana Bed & Breakfast is where old world charm meets modern amenities and where epic romance begins!Casa de Solana Bed & Breakfast takes its name from the original owner, Don Manuel Lorenzo Solana, a member of one of the city’s first Spanish families. Today, Casa de Solana is a 10-room, full-service St. Augustine B&B. You’ll often be greeted by the smell of something fabulous going on in the kitchen.
The dining room presents with gorgeous dark wood floors, intimate seating, and elegant place settings, and each room has been uniquely decorated by the owners. Guests and passer-byers alike love the seasonally manicured courtyard with jasmine gone wild and an impressive collection of romantic cherub statuary, making it the perfect wedding venue.
We love to spend Christmas in St. Augustine. Of all of our accommodations thus far, Casa De Solana is on the very top of our list. The first notable amenity is the lovely courtyard, like a private garden plaza that is set with old bricks and lined with vegetation and the sounds of water features. Next–location is everything! This Inn is right in the heart of the historic district and across the main drag from the marina. Just a 2 minute walk to the hustle and bustle of the famous St. George Street. Also, the private free parking lot is only a couple blocks away.
The rooms and suites are very comfortable and feel like the old historic flare of St. Augustine, yet are very comfortable. But, what sets this B and B apart from anywhere else I have stayed before, are the 2 lead managers that are so friendly and welcoming. Kathy, (General Manager) and Lynn cater to every need. They are not only there to check you in and out, but they make you feel as if you have been friends for years. The breakfast is made fresh on site every morning. The coffee is always hot and happy hour is served up in the courtyard daily. Fresh baked cookies are put out for a nightly dessert. If you want a relaxing, no hassle experience, the Casa De Solana is your Inn.
. The rates for Casa de Solana were the first thing to catch my eye. They were competitive and the rooms were large. Finally, the week before our stay, I booked the British Suite. Upon our arrival we were greeted and treated like friends. The room didn’t disappoint, it was large with a sitting area the size of a small living room, a beautiful private room on the third floor and a jacuzzi tub in the room. The ceilings were low but were fine for my husband who was 5’10.
Breakfast was absolutely amazing for both mornings we were there. The innkeeper even asked my opinion on one he was considering and the next morning, the guests were raving.
The location is PERFECT for visiting the historic district. We were right in the center of town and were able to walk to everything. We didn’t touch our car the entire time we were there. We will definitely be back soon.
Gay Friendly Hotels St Augustine Florida
Gay Friendly Hotels St Augustine Florida

How much does a room costs at Casa de Solana Bed and Breakfast?

Prices start 135$/night for Standard Queen Room. The Deluxe King Room is  225$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for gay couples.

This double room has air conditioning, tea/coffee maker and bathrobe.

Where to book online – Casa de Solana Bed and Breakfast – Gay Friendly Hotels St Augustine Florida  – you can find the best hotels deals in St Augustine during  St. Pete Pride Fest which  is celebrated with much enthusiasm in St Augustine FL on Booking.com or Agoda.com or Hotelscombined.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.

 

2. Penny Farthing Inn 3* – Gay Friendly Hotels St Augustine FL

Penny Farthing Inn
Penny Farthing Inn

Located in historic St. Augustine, the Penny Farthing Inn offers an outdoor patio and free WiFi. This Victorian bed and breakfast is located just 350 yards from Old St Augustine Village. Complimentary parking is provided.

The Victorian-inspired air-conditioned bedrooms come with a cable TV. Free toiletries are included in the private bathroom. Some rooms feature amenities such as a fireplace or private balcony. Complimentary sherry is provided in every room.

The Penny Farthing features a full breakfast that includes classic English menu items.

Built in 1897, this elegant, Victorian-style B&B is a 3-minute walk from the Lightner Museum and a 14-minute walk from Castillo De San Marcos National Monument.

Quaint, individually decorated suites have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and en suite bathrooms. Unique features found in some suites include antique furnishings, stained-glass windows, private balconies, whirlpool tubs and/or kitchenettes.

Gourmet breakfast is served on a porch or in a charming dining room, which has a fireplace. A refined living room offers a piano and plush seating. There are also afternoon socials with complimentary appetizers, desserts and wine.

ee why so many travelers make Penny Farthing Inn their bed and breakfast of choice when visiting St. Augustine. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a quaint setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Penny Farthing Inn offer a flat screen TV and air conditioning.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including newspaper and a sun terrace. Guests of Penny Farthing Inn are also welcome to enjoy free breakfast, located on site. For travelers arriving by car, free parking is available.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine (0.2 mi) and Memorial Presbyterian Church (0.3 mi), guests of Penny Farthing Inn can easily experience some of St. Augustine’s most well known attractions.

While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the French restaurants, including Creme de la Cocoa, Le Pavillon, and Les Petits Pleasures, all of which are a short distance from Penny Farthing Inn.

If you are interested in exploring St. Augustine, check out a lighthouse, such as St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.

Our service by Rich was quite personable, and the breakfast was delicious and perfect portions. The bedchamber was Victorian style, very clean, comfortable, and great AC. We were very close to all the attractions whether by trolley or on foot if you choose. The location was quiet, hardly any traffic (one-way street). We liked the fact that we were close to St. George’s Street, and the secluded area of the Bed and breakfast. It would be our pleasure to stay again at the Penny Farthing Inn.

We enjoyed our stay in our quirky yet comfortable Victorian style room. The quirky style and extra touches like sherry in the room and happy hour with wine, nibbles and desserts were great but we also appreciated all the modern conveniences ( AC, TV, good shower etc).
We got a great welcome from Marie and Dave. Breakfast was interesting, always good quality, beautifully cooked and presented but a surprise ( which was ok for me but not always to my husbands taste). We loved the location as we parked the car and walked everywhere, they are really close to a Trolley Bus stop for those who prefer to take the bus.

Tucked on a narrow street among other Victorianstyle homes, this bed and breakfast is the perfect place for quiet time, yet a short walk to all the attractions downtown St. Augustine has to offer.

The rooms are exceptional, kept in an English-Victorian style that fits the owners who are Brits. Breakfast is served in a small dining room. Not exceptional, but satisfying. A covered deck is just the place to bring your reading material, and relax with a glass or wine and cheese that is offered in the afternoons.

There’s ample parking in the rear so that you can take advantage of walking or taking the tourist trolleys that run throughout the town.

Gay Friendly Hotels St Augustine Florida
Gay Friendly Hotels St Augustine Florida

How much does a room costs at Penny Farthing Inn?

Prices start 140$/night for Queen Room. The King Suite with Balcony and Spa Bath – Attic is  225$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for gay couples.

This third-level suite boasts a spacious balcony with a wooded view. The private bathroom features a spa bath and walk-in shower. There is also a flat-screen TV with cable for guests to enjoy.

Where to book online – Penny Farthing Inn – Gay Friendly Hotels St Augustine Florida  – you can find the best hotels deals in St Augustine during  St. Pete Pride Fest which  is celebrated with much enthusiasm in St Augustine FL on Booking.com or Hotels.com or Hotelscombined.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.

 

3. Bayfront Marin House 4* – LGBT Friendly Hotels St Augustine Florida

Bayfront Marin House
Bayfront Marin House

Located in St. Augustine, 200 yards from The Ximenez Fatio House and 200 yards from Old St Augustine Village, Bayfront Marin House provides accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, free bikes and a garden.

All units come with a seating area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a private bathroom with a hairdryer, shower and bath.

Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy a à la carte breakfast.

A terrace is available on site and cycling can be enjoyed within close proximity of Bayfront Marin House.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Flagler College, Freedom Trail and Spanish Quarter Museum.

Set opposite Matanzas Bay, this traditional B&B is a 12-minute walk from Castillo de San Marcos and 3 miles from Anastasia State Park.

Luxe rooms feature antique furnishings, free Wi-Fi and private entrances. Most offer water views, whirlpool tubs and fireplaces, and some add 4-poster beds, kitchenettes or full kitchens.

Freebies include off-site parking, continental breakfast and an evening happy hour with drinks and appetizers. Loaner bicycles, beach chairs and umbrellas are also provided.

Find romance on the waterfront in our tailored, elegant, laid-back inn located right in the historic district of St. Augustine. Enjoy a full breakfast each morning, a daily happy hour, and lots of other great amenities including free parking, free Wi-Fi, free bikes, beach chairs, umbrellas, and the best water views in town. Bayfront Marin House has the style of the past with the conveniences of today including double Jacuzzi tubs, body jet showers, flat screen televisions, fireplaces, private decks with water views and more.

We stayed in the Marie Antoinette room. It’s elegant, sweet, with just the right amount of luxury. We loved the private balcony facing the water, the huge bathtub (with some serious jets!), and the decor.

This spot is in the heart of St. Augustine. Parking was simple, and once we parked our car, we never needed it again! Everything was within walking distance.

In addition to the impeccable service, the location is great–in a quieter area yet within easy walking distance to the center of Saint Augustine. The parking area is a few blocks away but it is also right at one of the trolley stops if you prefer that method to avoid fighting traffic. View from Governor White and the lawn was fantastic.

One of the best places we have ever stayed! Very clean, service is awesome, respond to texts immediately, right on time with everything, great views, relaxing and romantic! The breakfasts and evening “snacks” are a bonus on top of everything else. The food is excellent! Great location to within walking distance of a lot of places if you stay at the downtown location. 5 stars easily for this place.

Marie Antoinette room exceeded our expectations: we enjoyed our own private entrance, the view of the bay from every window as well as from our private porch; cozy décor, the most comfortable bed. The staff was very welcoming and friendly, the breakfasts were plentiful and creative and the happy hour was a great touch! Perfect location, within a walking distance to St. George Street and most local attractions and restaurants.

The hotel is right across the street from the water, with great views of the boats, and in historic area of St. Augustine, with easy walking in the whole city, St. Augustine itself is charming, authentic and very pedestrian friendly. The Bayfront Marin House is very guest friendly, there is a wonderful breakfast served at cute outdoor tables looking at the harbor, and there is also a lovely desert and cocktail hour in the evening to enjoy.

Location is right near town, but far enough to be in the quiet area, bay views are spectacular. More importantly, this is a clean, gay friendly, attentive, wonderfully decorated and outstanding place to stay. All rooms are bright and cheery and staff waits on you hand and food. Everyone is great..the food for breakfast outstanding and cocktail hour is inventive and fun. Will definitely go back.

Gay Friendly Hotels St Augustine
Gay Friendly Hotels St Augustine

How much does a room costs at Bayfront Marin House?

Prices start 250$/night for Queen Room with Spa Bath (Robinson Lewis). The Queen Suite with Spa Bath (Coquina) is  255$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for gay couples.

This suite features a balcony, seating area and hot tub.

Where to book online – Bayfront Marin House – Gay Friendly Hotels St Augustine Florida  – you can find the best hotels deals in St Augustine during  St. Pete Pride Fest which  is celebrated with much enthusiasm in St Augustine FL on Booking.com or Hotels.com or Hotelscombined.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.

 

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