St. Francis Inn

279 St. George Street
Saint Augustine, FL US

Rating: 3 Stars
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.

Room Information

Deluxe Room
Queen Size Bed-Whirlpool Tub-Color TV Free Full Breakfast Buffet-Private Parking Deluxe room with a queen bed, whirlpool tub in private bathroom, phone, color cable TV, evening social hour, full buffet breakfast. Rooms are located on 2nd and 3rd floors. There are no elevators. Private parking, complimentary bikes.
Standard Room
Double Bed-Private Bathroom-Color TV Free Full Breakfast Buffet-Private Parking Standard room with double bed, private bath, phone, color cable TV, evening social hour, full buffet breakfast. Rooms are located on 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. There are no elevators. Private parking and Complimentary bikes.
Superior Room
Queen Size Bed-Whirlpool Tub-Color TV Free Full Breakfast Buffet-Private Parking Superior room with a queen bed, whirpool tub in bedroom, private bathroom, phone, color cable TV, evening social hour, full buffet breakfast. Rooms are located on 2nd and 3rd floors. There are no elevators. Private parking, complimentary bikes.
Suite
Queen Size Bed-Living Room Area-Color TV Free Full Breakfast Buffet-Private Parking Suite Rooms with queen bed and living room with queen sofa bed, phone, cable color TV, small fridge, evening social hour and full buffet breakfast. Suites are located on the 2nd and 3rd floors. There are no elevators. Private parking and complimentary bikes.
Dummett or Ballerina
Dummett or Ballerina Room - Queen Size Bed Jacuzzi Tub-Shower-Queen Bed Dummett...This room features the evidence of the victorian era featuring a queen bed, jacuzzi tub and shower, and furniture from the 1800s. This delightful room offers guests a view of the garden from the inns highest point. Ballerina...Named because of its magnigicent portrait of a young ballerina above the fireplace, this lovely room is furnished with a queen bed and private bath with double jacuzzi tub and modern shower.
Maries Room
Maries Room - Queen Bed Queen Bed-Private Bath-Fireplace This room provides a fireplace, modern bathroom with shower and queen bed. Step out of your room to the garden to enjoy a glass of tea in the spanish-style courtyard.
The Cottage
The Cottage - 2 Double Beds-Sofabed Sofabed-2 Bedrooms-2 Bathrooms-Fireplace The cottage is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom separate building overlook the inns courtyard. It was formerly the cookhouse/slave quarters for the main house and features an eat-in kitchen, living room with fireplace and sleeper sofa. It is ideal for families.
Saffrons Suite
Saffrons Suite Whirlpool Tub-Shower-Sitting Area-Fireplace This spacious first floor 3-room suite has a queen bed, full bath with whirlpool tub and shower. There is a queen sofabed in the front sitting area plus a working fireplace. A small refrigerator and microwave are also available in this suite.
Wilson Suite
Wilson Suite - Queen Size Bed Full Bath-Sitting Room-Sofabed-Shared Kitchen This charming 2nd floor 2 room suite offers a queen oak bed, full bath with clawfoot tub and shower. A sitting room with a queen sofabed and access to the porch overlooking St. Geroge Street. This room also has a kitchen that is shared with another room.

Directions

If traveling South, take exit 95. Go East on Rte 16 to the intersection of US-1. Turn right on US-1 and go 3 stop lights to the intersection of King Street. Take a left on King and go for 4 stop lights to the intersection of St. George Street. Take a right on St. George...the parking lot is 2 blocks down on the right and the inn is on the left. If traveling North on I-95, take exit 94. Go east on Rte 207 to the intersection of US-1. Go left on US-1 to the next stoplight, which is the intersection of King Street. Take a right on King and go 4 stoplights to the intersection of St. George Street. Take a right on St. George and follow the directions as above.

Restaurants

Restaurant / Dining Information
Property offers a complimentary full breakfast each morning. Old City House - American cuisine open 10am-10pm located nearby. Colombia - Cuban and Spanish cuisine open 10am-10pm located 4 blocks away. Harry's - Seafood and Cajun cuisine open 10am-10pm located 3 blocks away. 95 Cordova- Fine Dining located 3 blocks away. Reservations requested.

Area Attractions

Area Attractions
-Direction is from attraction to property- World Golf Village ...................13Miles SE Marineland .......................... 20 Miles N Restored St. Augustine Antigua ......... Naerby Lightner Museum ........................ Nearby Oldest house ........................... Nearby Fort ................................... Nearby Flagler College ........................ Nearby St. Augustine Lighthouse................ 3 miles

Recreation

Recreation Information
-Free Bicycles -Outdoor Pool -Free Admission to the St. Augustine Lighthouse Museum -Half Price admission to the Oldest House Museum

Meeting Facilities

Meeting / Conference Information
On Site

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    Amenities

  • 120 AC
  • 120 DC
  • Air Conditioned
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Boutiques
  • Breakfast
  • Conference Facilities
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Coffee Shop
  • Courtyard
  • FAX
  • Fire Alarm with Light
  • Free Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Pets Allowed
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Toilet
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