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The Best Kayaking Near our St. Augustine Hotel

The Best Kayaking near St. Augustine, FL

With the long days of summer stretching out before us here in St. Augustine, it’s the perfect opportunity to fill your days with fun and exciting ways to explore, all while maintaining proper social distancing.  Kayaking is one such activity that is the perfect blend of fun, beautiful, and fairly well socially distanced!  There are

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10 Reasons to Book Direct

When making reservations for a stay at St. Francis Inn, there are many advantages to Booking Direct with the Inn (versus using a middle-man online service like Expedia or Priceline). Booking direct is easy, by phone at 800-824-6062 or 904-824-6068 or with one click to our online booking service. Here’s how you’ll benefit by Booking

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Celebrate with a Free Gift

St. Francis continues to celebrate Valentine’s Day for the rest of February, with a free gift for you. It’s this easy: Make a reservation directly with the Inn for any date in February 2019 by booking online from the Inn’s website or by calling the Inn Mention that the Inn was recently named “Best B&B”

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Landscape Award for St. Francis Inn Gardens

Landscape Designer and Property Manager Jill Ziebell is the proud recipient of the Beverly Fleming Landscape Award, for her gardens at St. Francis Inn. This was the inaugural year for the award, sponsored by Native Plant Consulting. It recognizes and praises those who promote the principles of the late St. Johns County naturalist Beverly Fleming

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Our Great Green Status

Guests who are environmentally conscious will be pleased with St. Francis Inn’s most recent award. We are proud to announce the Inn has again earned the “Two Palm” Florida Green Lodging* designation. The St. Francis Inn is proud to have implemented actions which fulfill the criteria for this Green Lodging certificate, and we’ve accomplished these

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Lending a Helping Hand – Janice Walks!

Many of you know our food and beverage manager, Janice, as the smiling face that makes delicious veggie-filled stratas, pillowy cinnamon rolls, and decadently rich desserts. What you may not know is that this smiling face has walked 300 miles in the name of advancing breast cancer research…and she’s getting ready to bump that total

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Off the Beaten Track Eats – Smokin' D's BBQ

If there is one thing we talk about at the St. Francis Inn, it’s good eats. With St. Augustine being such a walking town, it’s easy to forget the car and just walk around town, hitting all the downtown restaurants. And while there is absolutely nothing wrong with that, there are some spots that are

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St. Augustine Events March 29th Edition

One of the many wonderful things about St. Augustine is that there is always something to do – and this upcoming weekend is no exception….. Thursday, March 30 Last Thursday – Lightner After Hours Kick off the weekend in style in the Lightner Museum‘s Grand Ballroom Gallery for this monthly social. The Lightner Museum hosts

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Rekindle the Romance

Every once in a while, it becomes necessary to take a step back from the everyday minutia of life and take a few days to reconnect with the one you love. St. Augustine is the perfect location to rekindle that spark – we know romance! Book a weekend away from life with us at the

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Eat, Sleep, Run

Running has been a part of the human formula since prehistoric times. In the beginning, running was used as a means to an end. For example, persistence hunting, where ancient man ran hundreds of miles tracking and hunting for food. The first record of running being used as a sport was in ancient Greece, during

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