Marker 8 Marina


Dock
$3/ft - $4.50/ft

Mooring
Not Offered

Day Trip
Not Offered
1 Dolphin Drive
St. Augustine, FL 32080
Check-in after 12:00 PM
Check-out before 12:00 PM

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152 Reviews

by JAMES L. - Verified user on May 04, 2024
Nice marina with everything you need, and the tide is really not that bad. Super convenient (walking distance) to downtown St A. We had a nice stay.

by Kerry m. - Verified user on May 01, 2024
Really enjoyed our stay. Staff is super nice and friendly. Nice floating docks with good power. (Some are in need of repair from the last storm, but they are working on fixing them). The wifi can be sketchy on the docks, but you can get good WiFi in the hotel lobby or bar.The view is outstanding. The social hour is a nice plus. The snacks are good and you get to meet not only fellow boaters, but hotel guests as well.

by Jesse D. - Verified user on Apr 22, 2024
No issues. Easy in and out. Protection from boat wake.

by Paul d. - Verified user on Apr 22, 2024
nice clean hotel , every room has ocean view looking at the beautiful St Augustine historic bridge

by Brian G. - Verified user on Apr 22, 2024
Super easy to dock with our boat. Staff at Marker 8 are wonderful

by Anthony M. - Verified user on Apr 22, 2024
great service and great staff, very welcoming.

by Martin M. - Verified user on Apr 21, 2024
Loved our stay at Marker 8. What great people!

by Terry M. - Verified user on Apr 21, 2024
This is one of our favorite getaways! The marina is quant and secure to guests only. It’s always a pleasure to come back and be recognized by the staff. Thank you for another wonderful weekend!!

by Henry G. - Verified user on Mar 31, 2024
Excellent. Great location to tour city, A+ facilities and staff

by Charles A. - Verified user on Mar 13, 2024
Very friendly place

by Dulcie H. - Verified user on Mar 13, 2024
The hotel & Marina looks like it’s recently been refurbished very nice. It wasn’t crowded at all when we were there the currents are strong and crazy and they don’t tell you this when you make the reservation, they call you you the morning of your reservation, they want you to come during slack tide. That would be good information to have the day before. Not the morning you’re leaving for the marina . It’s right beside the bridge, you can walk over to go to everything in Saint Augustine maybe five minute walk.

by Enoch D. - Verified user on Mar 09, 2024
Getting a slip was easy, great proximity to hotel. Very good experience.

by Mark S. - Verified user on Mar 02, 2024
Such a convenient marina to dock the boat, stay in the motel, and enjoy St Augustine. This was our second time visiting. Admittedly, the marina lacks a fuel dock/pump out, and the staff is more focused on the motel operations than the marina. Be sure to come and go at slack tide to avoid the strong currents. For us the location is wonderful as it is a short walk over the bridge to all of the restaurants and shops in St Augustine. If you want to rent bikes, go with Anastasia Bike rentals - they will drop off and pick up at the marina / motel.

by Robert S. - Verified user on Jan 29, 2024
very good location , very nice and helpful people at the desk but please be aware there are no dock hands and the current is very strong you'll want to dock at slack tide. we would love to come back some time !!!
Marina Response:
Glad you enjoyed your stay. We do have 3 dock hands available upon request. We do always suggest that it is best to dock at slack tide which is 30 to 60 minutes past the published high or low tide. Next time please request docking assistance ahead of time and we will be glad to assist you.

by Andrew L. - Verified user on Jan 07, 2024
Nice marina. Friendly staff. Good facilities.
Marina Response:
Thank you for staying with us.

by William N. - Verified user on Jan 01, 2024
Love the small community atmosphere and the friendly staff. We will be back!

by Todd M. - Verified user on Dec 28, 2023
This is a non staffed marina and depends heavily on dockwa for all its communications and as a result can not communicate in a timely manner if there is weather or other pressing concerns. We did attempt to cancel a reservation request before our reservation was accepted- while it was still pending-but no one received our message. Instead it was accepted and treated as inside the non refundable window even though our request had been turned in long before. If you have any thought that you may stay for 10 days then try to book for one month because the cost is the same and you will be protected for a longer time if you do not get the weather window you are looking for. The monthly rate is a fair deal. The terms and communication style from the owner and dockwa are all intended to keep you guessing and spending. This is not uncommon in St. Augustine where there is an incredible shortage of dockage and services for boaters. The current is incredible at the end of the dock and quite unsettling. The spa was not functioning during our stay. The lighting was not good and I did hurt myself and walked with a limp for a few days due to no lighting on some of the steps in the dark so be careful. There are some "sleeper" steps so watch out. There is no staff or experienced dock hands to take your lines so current is especially a consideration. The owner did make sure there were many willing dock renters on hand to help when arrived but they were not skilled and we had to make two attempts. So "A" for effort but... again... not really a marina. This is not run like a marina but like a hotel so be advised. The happy hour is pretty neat with modest free food each day and good company from the denizens of the dock. There are good restaurants nearby. The hotel staff are kind but the owner is not interested in your challenges and not a presence on site but a presence in the sense that she is very much in charge. Just an odd vibe. We might come back. But just sort of unsettling. Rock on denizens of Marker 8!

by Mark L. - Verified user on Dec 27, 2023
Nice, clean dock. Easy access. Current isn't that bad if you know how to handle your vessel. The whole river has a strong current, so if you can't handle the marina, you can't handle St. Augustine.

by Jim T. - Verified user on Dec 25, 2023
It was great we had a nice time.

by Craig H. - Verified user on Dec 12, 2023
The facility is nice but the rate is significantly higher than the City Marina. I was assigned a slip with a partially blocked entry. Waited for slack tide to back out but there was a strong south west wind. Banged into the dock and scratched the hull even with assistance of three people. This slip should only be used for a row boat. No marina dock hands unless you call and sxhedule one.

by Miranda K. - Verified user on Dec 11, 2023
Wonderful little marina. Great facilities, wonderful staff, and daily social hour to meet other marina and hotel guests. Close walking distance to downtown and several other restaurants. We loved our stay and will definitely be back if in the area again. No pump out at the marina, but Code Brown pump out service will come to your slip via boat for a small fee.

by Chris B. - Verified user on Dec 04, 2023
Was a very enjoyable stay

by Winifred P. - Verified user on Nov 12, 2023
Great location. Just over the bridge which is .5 miles over to Historical St. Augustine.

by Guy F. - Verified user on Nov 11, 2023
Terrific staff, beautiful little place, good food nearby

by Steven p. - Verified user on Nov 06, 2023
I really enjoyed my stay here. Not sure why there are some bad reviews on other platforms. Good floating docks, then just started some work on them, but was not a issue. Happy hour, in the motel is good addition to have. The marina was quite during my stay so not many people there. Restroom are hotel standard clean and new. Good location, with St. Augustine over the bridge and for a more low key area just down from the marina are some great bars. All staff great and helpful. Would definitely stay again. Thanks
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About Marker 8 Marina

Positioned at an important gateway into historic downtown St. Augustine, Marker 8 Hotel & Marina is the perfect location along the bayfront and has magnificent views of the downtown skyline. Through a series of intimate garden spaces, a cantilevered boardwalk, and a new poolscape, the design seeks to activate the waterfront edge and create a relaxing, yet high-end experience for guests.

Marker 8 is the secret treasure just steps away from the famous historic district of St. Augustine Florida. Enjoy a unique stay with 26 elegant themed rooms, each with a unique view, rain showers, modern furnishings while savoring the best water front views in the City.

If you are looking for luxury, panoramic view in the heart of St. Augustine, then Marker 8 Hotel & Marina is the place.


Booking Info

Located in downtown St. Augustine, Marker 8 Hotel & Marina is a premiere destination for transient boaters looking to spend time on the dock and take advantage of all our facility has to offer. With access to the hotel, visiting yachtsman can come and relax at our beautiful resort for an excellent cost!


Services

  • Water Hookup
  • Electrical

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Laundry
  • Security
  • Swimming Pool
  • Hotel/Lodging
  • Fitness Center
  • Floating Docks
  • Pet Friendly
  • Medical Facilities w/in 5 Miles

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