Overview of Hostel
We are the only hostel in St. Augustine. Our multilingual staff speak French, German, Arabic, Spanish, Dutch, American English, Australian English, Kiwi English and even English English.
Our hostel is located downtown in the historic district in a building dating from 1915 complete with wood flo
The nearest Greyhound bus station a short 5 minute walk down St. George Street, turn left on Treasury and we're at #32.
Amtrak trains run to Palatka, and the Ride Solution provides transport to St. Augustine at 5PM, you may have to wait a bit in Palatka but the train station is 100 yards from the old downtown area which has a few small diners and some neat thrift shops as well as a pistol range if you want to squeeze off a few shots on a .357 Magnum before catching the shuttle to St. Augustine. Firing lane charges are $20 per hour, ammo and pistol rental charges are extra.
Shuttle services run to the airport and charge about $80. Given enough advance notice and schedule permitting, we may be able to pick you up for a $65 fee (1 hour each direction) If you arrive early enough and money is tight, there is a way to get here for about $5 from the airport, but it will take the better part of a day. Take a city bus to the transit terminal. Transfer to a bus to the Avenues Mall. then take the Sunshine bus (does not run on Sundays) to King Street. Walk to Pirate Haus. Sunshine bus only runs twice a day, so you need to make sure your connections are good..
Castillo San Marcos, Flagler College, University of St. Augustine, Anastasia Island/State Park, Jacksonville (1 hour by car), Kennedy Space Center (2 hours by car), Orlando (2 hours by car), Daytona Beach (1 hour by car). Blue Spring State park (1.5 hours), Itchetucknee springs- Think Tubing!! (2 hours).
Conditions & Policy
Please Note: Our normal office hours are 9-10PM. If you arrive outside of those hours, please give us a call and we will give you the door code, or visit our web-site. No local residents except Students with current ID! Must have valid driver's license (State Issued 'ID only' not acceptable). Taxes not included in rates shown. No one under 18 years of age in the Dorms. Stays longer than 4 days may be available on a case by case basis.