Vintage Postcard – The Floridian Motor Lodge – St. Augustine
THE FLORIDIAN MOTOR LODGE
“One of Florida’s newest and finest” in historical St. Augustine — On U.S. #1 North. 52 luxurious “all year around” air conditioned rooms. Free TV, background music, telephones, tile baths, tub and shower with sliding glass doors. Wall to wall carpeting. Large pool. 160 seat excellent restaurant and coffee shop. Open 24 Hours.
Telephone Valley 9-3461
Florida Souvenir Co., 72 Spanish Street, St. Augustine, Florida
This lovely vintage postcard is unused. Looking at other cards available online, it seems the Floridian was turned into a Best Western at some point after this card was published. Located at 3101 Ponce de Leon Boulevard in St. Augustine, it is currently a Red Carpet Inn. It doesn’t look much like it did:
It doesn’t get very good reviews, so you may want to pass it up.