ST. AUGUSTINE -- The Casa Monica Hotel, a Grand Theme Hotels
property, reopened Dec. 10 in the historic district here after a
two-year, $17 million renovation.
The 137-room hotel is listed on the National Historic Register and
will become a member of Historical Hotels of America.
Rates are from $129 per night, single or double, for a standard
room with a king-size bed to $419 for a three-bedroom penthouse.
Those rates expire Feb. 29. Thereafter, rates will range from $169
to $449 through May 31. All rates include admission to the fitness
Agents are offered a $65 nightly fam rate, single or double, in
January, including a VIP pass to major attractions.
Although agent pay will be 10%, overrides will be established
for volume business, according to Maura Brassil, director of sales
In addition to rooms, agents will have three two-night and
longer in-house packages to sell.
The following are highlights of the packages:The two-night Getaway Weekend plan, priced from $180 per
person, double, through Feb. 29, covers accommodations, a wine and
cheese basket, flowers, passes to four attractions and a three-day
St. Augustine Sightseeing Train pass.The two-night Honeymoon package is priced from $525 per couple
and features a room with a king-size bed; a basket with chocolates,
wine, cheese and flowers; a Victorian era tour; a lighthouse visit;
a Victory III Matanzas River cruise; Oldest House visit; a moonlit
champagne carriage ride; an evening walking tour with emphasis on
ghosts and romance, and a Raintree restaurant dessert.The two-night Discover St. Augustine package from $345 per
person, double, covers a room, a welcome basket, local homes tour,
a tour focusing on Henry Flagler (who built the original Casa
Monica), a French lunch, an evening ghost tour, the moonlit
carriage ride and the restaurant dessert.
Meanwhile, the hotel's meeting space exceeds 5,000 square feet,
The largest meetings the Casa Monica can handle, she said, are
336 theater-style, 272 for banquets and 240 classroom-style.
Extended room service is available, and the rooms are entered with
Also on site are a business center, a laundry and a 60-seat
Dining facilities on-site are the 120-seat 95 Cordoba restaurant
(serving all meals) and the Marketplace, which has cafe tables and
serves cappuccino, light entrees and sandwiches.
Kelly Smith, vice president of operations for Grand Theme
Hotels, is acting general manager.
Casa Monica Hotel
Phone: (904) 827-1888