World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort

500 South Legacy Trail | St. Augustine, FL 32092  [SEE MAP]St. Augustine, FL  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Resort has two golf courses
Charges apply for in-room Wi-Fi access

A compelling reason for guests to stay at this Renaissance branch is that it boasts not one, but two championship golf courses. Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus co-designed the King & Bear Golf Course, which sits about 6 miles away and is framed with Bermuda grass and Loblolly pines. The par-72 Slammer & Squire Golf Course, however, is located on-site and features holes orchestrated by architect Bobby Weed and inspired by golf gods "Slammin'" Sammy Snead and Gene "the Squire" Sarazen. As for accommodations, each room is outfitted with perks like a desk, minifridge, flat-screen TV and wet bar. Still, some previous guests express disappointment with the steep $9.95 per-day charge for in-room Wi-Fi. On the upside, the resort does offer complimentary shuttle service to and from St. Augustine, Florida's downtown area, making it easy for visitors to explore nearby attractions. Plus, the hotel offers three on-site restaurants, as well as close proximity to one of the best-loved city eateries, Murray Bros. Caddyshack Restaurant. The tourist stop is owned by "Caddyshack" actor Bill Murray and his brothers. And another bonus: Marriott Bonvoy members can accrue or cash in points here.

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Location
St. Augustine, FL
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 301 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood
Style
Traditional, Modern
Best For
Business travelers, Families, Couples

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  • 4.0Hotel Class

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Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice

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For those not schooled in golf history, the 'Slammer' is in honor of Sam Sneed, the 'Squire' is for Gene Sarazen, the 'King' is Arnold Palmer, and the 'Bear' is Jack Nicklaus. Palmer and Nicklaus collaborated in designing their course.

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In a very quiet area and adjacent to the World Golf Hall of Fame, this vibrantly colorful hotel is popular with golfers and corporate groups alike. ... Built in 1998, the guest room decor offers light wood furnishings, gold and red hues and pillow-top mattresses.

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1132 have reviewed the World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1132 reviews 4.0 (based on 1132 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Standard accommodations at the World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort feature modern decor with neutral color schemes, patterned carpets and light wood furnishings. Some rooms overlook the village, while others feature partial views of the adjacent golf course. Each room comes equipped with a minifridge, coffee maker, desk, wet bar and flat-screen TV.
  • Standard high-speed Wi-Fi costs $9.95 per day; free for Marriott Rewards members who book directly through resort website
  • Select accommodations have balconies

Standard room size364 square feet

  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

This Renaissance outpost is within walking distance of World Golf Village, where the World Golf Hall of Fame and the Bill Murray-owned Murray Bros. Caddyshack Restaurant reside. The resort features two championship golf courses – the Slammer & Squire Golf Course and the King & Bear Golf Course. And though St. Augustine's top attractions do not sit nearby, guests can use the resort's complimentary shuttle to get to and from downtown.
  • Jacksonville International Airport is about 44 miles away; Northeast Florida Regional Airport is 12 miles southeast
  • Free self-parking provided on-site
  • 24-hour valet parking ($15)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The World Golf Village Renaissance offers three on-site dining venues. The resort's main eatery, Villagio Italian Grille, serves Italian-inspired dishes like flatbreads, pastas and seafood items. A breakfast buffet is also offered every morning. Additionally, there's The Resort Shop, a part-gift shop, part-restaurant venue that's open for all meals. And at the Slammer & Squire Golf Course, guests can dine at the American-influenced Legends Grille.
  • All restaurants have casual dress codes
  • Room service offered daily from 6:30 a.m. to midnight
  • Bill Murray-owned Murray Bros. Caddyshack Restaurant sits within walking distance

Number of restaurants3

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Italian, American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

This Renaissance property has an outdoor pool that is heated seasonally, as well as a whirlpool. Limited lounge chairs and umbrellas surround the area.
    • Family pool
    • Infinity pool
    • Whirlpool/hot tub
    • Adults-only pool
    • Lap pool
    • Wading pool
    • Lazy river
    • Seasonal
    • Indoor
    • Outdoor
    • Indoor/outdoor combo
    • Pool bar
    • Lifeguard on duty
    • Poolside service
    • Waterslide
    • Deck chairs or cabanas

    Kids

    The World Golf Village Renaissance mainly attracts golfers but does offer table tennis and an outdoor playground. A miniature golf course is also available on-site.
    • Children welcome at outdoor pool
    • Kids club
    • Cribs
    • High chairs

    Fitness

    The hotel offers a fitness center equipped with cardio and weight-training machines. Golf is the primary form of exercise at this resort, however, the property does have jogging and bike trails.
      • Weight equipment
      • Cardio equipment
      • Yoga mats
      • Free fitness classes
      • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
      • Bicycles
      • Tennis
      • Guided runs
      • Paddle boats
      • Motor boats

      Business

      The World Golf Village Renaissance offers more than 61,000 square feet of meeting space, including two ballrooms and a boardroom. The largest space, the St. Augustine Ballroom, can accommodate up to 3,000 attendees for theater-style events or up to 2,700 guests for receptions. The boardroom has space for up to 14 people. A staffed business center with copy and fax machines and messenger services is also available.
      • Catering services and audiovisual equipment offered
      • Marriott Rewards members can earn or redeem points for meetings

      Number of meeting rooms6

      • Business center
      • Meeting rooms
      • Meeting and event planners available

      Golf

      Golf is the main draw of this resort. The region is well known for its golf offerings, but this resort features the King & Bear and Slammer & Squire golf courses, named for some of the game's greats who also helped design the courses. One course is located on-site, while the other sits less than 7 miles away.
      • An 18-hole putting green can be used for $5 per person
      • Reserving tee times well in advance is recommended
      • Golf carts
      • Golf packages
      • Club rentals
      • Club house
      • Refreshment stand or restaurant
      • Caddie service
      • Pro shop

      Wedding

      Whether held indoors in the ballroom (with 26,000 square feet and room for up to 3,000 guests) or outdoors at La Terrazza (where the resort's gazebo and fountain are located), weddings can be accommodated at this Renaissance resort. Marriott-certified wedding planners are also available to assist with everything from budgets to vendor selection. However, no wedding packages are offered here.
      • Specialty lighting services offered
      • Additional ballroom with space for up to 675 people available for smaller wedding-related events

      Maximum wedding guest capacity3,000

      • Hotel hosts weddings
      • Outdoor space for weddings
      • Wedding planners available

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