The "1894 House," named for its year of construction, features two apartment-style suites of rooms. Augustine was not designed for the vehicle traffic of today, but the St.The first floor is called "Sailor's Rest." The second story is "Ambrose's Retreat," named for one of the Victorian style home's early owners, Ambrose Colee, a member of the family which operated the first and longest-running horse carriage business in St. Francis Inn has off-street parking for guests, conveniently adjacent to the Inn.(See the arrangement of these indoor Guest Common Areas on our Floor Plans.) St Francis Inn is on the National Register of Historic Places. Augustine's "oldest inn." The building itself embodies the rich history and culture of the nation's oldest city, and visitors are invited to delve into the stories that comprise its colorful past.
There is a story that British authorities tried to detain Dummett and that he smuggled himself aboard a ship, hiding in an empty sugar barrel.
The towering trees provide cool shade in the summer, and the gas firepit is a favorite guest spot on a winter evening for making Inn s'mores!
Just around the corner from the courtyard is the Inn's inground temperature-controlled swimming pool, a private retreat in all seasons.
Our parking lot (once the site of the Valencia Hotel) is on the west side of St.
George Street (which is a narrow brick paved street, one way running north to south).