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In downtown St. Augustine,
an art-filled inn rewrites history

It’s hard to imagine a hotel with a richer, more historically relevant setting than The Collector Luxury Inn & Gardens in St. Augustine. Once the home of the Dow Museum of Historic Houses, this one-acre oasis in the heart of America’s oldest city is quite possibly the

world’s most thoughtfully curated hotel. This is a place that tells its centuries-old story through art and architecture, weaving it into a modern, sensory immersion that captivates and enthralls.

Amenities & Services

  • Valet Service & Parking
  • European Continental Breakfast
  • Property Historical Tours (3x a week)
  • WiFi
  • Heated Pool
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn Games
  • Amazon Echo Dot with Alexa
  • Assortment of Afternoon Snacks & Flavored Water Station
  • Collector Reusable Water Bottle
  • Daily Afternoon & Late Night Happy Hour
  • Adults Only Facility for Guests Age 16+
  • ADA Accessibility & Features, Learn More
  • Amenity Fee is $35/night

Part contemporary hotel, part historic inn, The Collector is the best of both worlds, all wrapped up in a storied landmark that inspired some of history’s most admired thinkers, including Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain and Sinclair Lewis. In this warm, one-of-a-kind setting, guests savor the simple pleasures -- bespoke guest rooms and suites tucked in nine historic houses, European continental breakfasts and live music in a lovingly restored amphitheater.

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