St. Francis Inn, Saint Augustine

St. Francis Inn

279 St George Street

Located in St. Augustine's restored historic district, the inn is rich in Old World charm and modern comforts. The inn, built in 1791, is constructed of coquina limestone which is made up of broken shells and coral. The entrance faces a courtyard containing lush banana trees, bougainvillea, jasmine and other exotic flora. Two courtyards, several balconies, porches and patios are perfect places for guests to read, write, paint or just restfully contemplate. Each accommodation in this Spanish colonial building is unique, all have private baths, antiques or quality reproductions, central AC and heat, phones, color cable TV. Several have fireplaces, two-person whirlpool tubs and kitchenettes. A two bedroom, two bath cottage (formerly the slave quarters and later the cookhouse for the main building) is ideal for a family or two couples. Inn guests enjoy a hearty, complimentary full breakfast, private parking, complimentary admission to the nation's oldest house, use of inn bikes and swimming pool.