The St. Francis Inn, built in 1791, is an oasis. Guests easily walk to everything St Augustine has to offer and then return to the B&B to relax. Some of our 19 unique rooms have fireplaces, balconies, and jetted tubs, and all feature antique furniture and modern comforts. The grounds include a heated pool, four-season gardens, and a walled courtyard. Guests return year after year for the friendly staff, generous amenities, and scrumptious food.
Things We Love
Making S'mores in the courtyard every night
Explore the city's historic neighborhoods by bike
Swim in our heated pool all year long
At A Glance
- Complimentary WiFi
- Electric Vehicle Charger
- Swimming Pool
- Onsite Fitness Center
- Family Friendly
- Fireplace or Firepit Onsite
- History & Heritage
- Outdoor Activities
- Romantic Retreat/Honeymoon Destination
Sip & Savor
Enjoy fresh local seafood at the St. Augustine Fish Camp
Led by James Beard-nominated chef and owner, Brian Whittington, Preserved serves authentic southern cuisine with a French flair.
The farm to table Ice Plant Bar serves grass-fed beef and burgers, local seafood, with vegetarian options and daily specials
In The Know
Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...
- Spend time at the beach - we have free parking and beach amenities for our guests
- A National Parks Pass will get you free admission to the Castillo de San Marcos
- Check out te best view in town: from the top of the St Augustine Lighthouse (our guests get free admission)
- Get an ice cream sandwich at Peace Pie - and then savor it along the Bayfront!
See & Do
Visit St. Augustine Alligator Farm and see the alligators at feeding time
St. Augustine Distilery captures the taste and flavors of Florida. Created by a remarkable team of distillers and made from local and regional agriculture
Take a cruise on The Freedom, the largest United States Coast Guard Certified Sailing Vessel in St. Augustine
Located in the historic Oldest City of St Augustine, St. Francis Inn of Florida combines a romantic atmosphere with modern comforts. Your stay at our St Augustine bed and breakfast includes a gourmet buffet breakfast and specialty coffee drinks, evening social hour with complimentary beverages and tasty treats, and nightly homemade desserts. All day long we serve our house blend coffees, ice tea, hot chocolate, and assorted hot teas and cappuccinos are available. Complimentary ingredients for make-your-own S'mores have become one of our most popular free guest amenities, under the stars around the firepit.
Each room or suite at St. Francis Inn is different from the others, with a variety of configurations to accommodate unique needs. All have private baths, antiques or reproduction furniture, central heat and air-conditioning, telephones, queen or king sized beds, color cable TV, and mp3/iPod connection. Several have fireplaces, spacious whirlpool tubs, private entrances. Many rooms also have a refrigerator. Our suites have queen-sized sleeper sofas in the sitting rooms. Our cottage is ideal for a family or for two couples. Our 1894 House features two 2-bedroom apartment-style accommodations. The entire property has high-speed wifi. Our website has detailed descriptions, rates, and photos for each of our rooms and suites.
The St Francis Inn's location is one of its best assets -- right in the heart of the historic Oldest City. Still, the Inn is quiet and serene in its own private corner. Ancient brick paved streets around the Inn reveal fine restaurants, galleries, museums, historic landmarks and a variety of specialty shops. Located in northeast Florida on the Atlantic Ocean, the city is a rich cultural center, with special events and celebrations in all seasons of the year. Walk, bicycle, or take a horse and buggy to tour the surrounding area. From the nearby bayfront, take a harbor cruise, fishing tour, or rent a boat. Guests of the Inn receive complimentary admission to the St. Augustine Lighthouse and half price admission to the Oldest House.
Our St Augustine bed and breakfast offers many themed, romance, activity, and midweek packages and specials, as well as massages and other extras you can add-on to make your stay at St. Francis Inn extraordinary. Our semi-tropical weather, coupled with coastal breezes, makes a St. Francis Inn vacation suitable for any time of year.
Inn Amenities: Fitness Center, Pool, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, Limited Spa Service, Wine/Spirits Available, National Historic Registry,
Food & Wine
Included with your stay, our buffet breakfast always including two hot homemade entrees, freshly baked pastries and breads, fresh fruit, Barnie's Coffee and assorted teas, fresh juices, granola, cereals, yogurt, and a full serving of Inn hospitality. Breakfast is served 7:30-9:30am. We serve complimentary specialty coffee drinks from 7:30 am till noon: Espresso, Latte, Cappuccino. Guests may enjoy breakfast in the Inn's dining room, in your own guest room, on a balcony, or in our courtyard. On Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays, a special Brunch is served, with extended hours from 7:30 until 10:30am, featuring three homemade hot entrees, plus all the delicious selections served in the Inn's daily Breakfast Buffet. See sample breakfast menus.
Meals Offered: Breakfast
Restaurant on Premises: No
Special Diets Accommodated: Yes
Breakfast Service: Full
Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Communal, Flexible Times
Pub/Tavern on Premises: No
Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine, Spirits
Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages , Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Snacks, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Evening Cocktails, Complimentary Evening Hors d'oeuvres, Picnics Available, Room Service
Rooms & Suites
Each room or suite at St. Francis Inn is unique, with a variety of configurations to accommodate different needs. All have private baths, antiques or reproduction furniture, central heat and air-conditioning, telephones, queen or king sized beds, color cable TV, and mp3/iPod connection. Several have fireplaces, spacious whirlpool tubs, private entrances. Many rooms also have a refrigerator. Our suites have queen-sized sleeper sofas in the sitting rooms. The Cottage is ideal for a family or for two couples. Our 1894 House features two 2-bedroom apartment-style accommodations. Our website has detailed descriptions, rates, and photos for each of our rooms and suites. Our list of FREE Guest Amenities is extensive, making your stay at St. Francis Inn extra special.
Accommodations: Cottages, Efficiency, Suites, Adjoining rooms/Suites
# of Rooms: 19
Beds: Twin, Queen, King
Room Entertainment: Cable TV, CD Players, iPod Docking Station
Handicap Accessible: Limited
Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Microwaves, Private Deck, Private Entrance, Refrigerator, Rollaway Available, Telephones, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi
Your Inn day begins with a mouthwatering breakfast buffet, with extended hours and complimentary Bloody Marys and Mimosas on weekends and holidays. Evening Social Hour is the ideal opportunity to meet fellow guests over Inn-made appetizers, or indulge the decadent chefs' creations at Evening Desserts. Guests love our swimming pool, kept at a comfortable 80°F year-round. Free parking, fresh flowers in your room, specialty lattes, discounted attraction tickets and much more await your visit!
Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary
Front Desk/Security: OnSite
Corporate Rates: Yes
Inn Amenities: Fitness Center, Pool, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, Limited Spa Service, Wine/Spirits Available, National Historic Registry
Location Type: City/Metro
Check-in after 3:00 pm
Check-out by 12:00 pm
Cash, traveler's checks, personal checks, major credit cards and bank debit (ATM) cards are accepted.
In order to guarantee your reservation, we will process a $100 charge/deposit to your credit or debit card at the time your reservation is made. This deposit will be applied to the cost of your stay.
- If you cancel prior to 7 days before your arrival date (14 days for holidays and special events), we will refund 75% of your deposit.
- If you cancel less than 7 days before your arrival date, you will forfeit your full deposit.
- No Shows - guests who do not cancel and do not show up on their arrival date - will be charged one night's lodging and will not be issued a gift certificate.
Innkeeper's Pets: Outside Only
Smoking Policy: Outside Only
Family Friendly: Yes
Business Travel & Events
Meeting space is conveniently located adjacent to the main Inn, in the historic Llambias House, one of St. Augustine's (and America's) oldest original buildings, circa 1763. It's a national historic landmark, with a comfortable meeting space adaptable to many configurations, plus nearly a square block of enclosed garden for a private reception. And it's just steps away from the Inn, directly across St. Francis Street.
# of Meeting Rooms: 1
Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social
Meeting Amenities: Dedicated Conference Center, Onsite Catering
Meeting Facilities: Indoor
Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: 24
Max Capacity Theater: 24
Max Capacity Boardroom: 24
Max Capacity Classroom: 24