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   Joseph & Margaret Finnegan, are the Owner/Operators of two Bed & Breakfasts and several Beach Lodgings in St. Augustine, Florida.  Unique as each of them are, the properties offer a wide variety of accommodations and amenities.  The distinctive similarities, present in all of them, are Hospitality, Quality and effort of the owners and staff to provide you with an unforgettable experience.

    Joseph and Margaret lived in St. Augustine, but left to take a job as Headmaster at a school for the deaf in Pennsylvania.  They vowed to return to St. Augustine, a city they love.  In the late 80's they made an offer to purchase the historic St. Francis Inn.  The rest of the story is simply the natural progression of the Finnegans' desire to provide visitors with a variety of choices for affordable, high quality places to live, in their beloved St. Augustine, if only for a few nights or a week.  Joseph says that everyone should visit St. Augustine for the, "Charm, history, architecture, art, the river, the ocean, the variety of restaurants, the romance of the ancient city".

The St Francis Inn is an historic St Augustine Bed & Breakfast with Old World charm, located in the nation's oldest city, Saint Augustine Florida. Individually decorated rooms and suites grace the Inn, many with whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, and antiques. The peaceful and private walled garden is a favorite place to unwind. Gourmet full breakfasts, private balconies and porches, swimming pool, complimentary bicycles and evening socials add to the ambiance.

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This is an intimate B&B, built in the early 1900s. The Casa is in the heart of the nation's Oldest City, making it easy to walk to nearby landmarks, attractions, restaurants and more. The guest rooms are unique and distinctive, some with extra romantic touches like two-person whirlpool tubs and private balconies. Relax and rejuvenate at Casa de Suenos Bed & Breakfast Inn. Personal service and abundant amenities make for a delightful stay. Private ensuite baths and other modern comforts are charmingly incorporated to make guests feel right at home. The Mediterranean styling of the Casa, with archways, palladian windows, tile roof and open balconies, sets the stage for serenity and coziness. Breakfast at Casa is an experience in itself, with a hearty buffet served in the sunlit Dining Room, overlooking the awakening Ancient City streets of Saint Augustine FL. Evening social hour is a favorite time for meeting other guests and sharing tales of your visit. Free guest amenities abound, making a stay at Casa de Suenos B&B truly a dream.

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Choose the beach lodging which suits you best. Our Beach Bungalow is a cozy one bedroom queen studio, full bath, compact kitchen, deck and outdoor seating. Our Beach Cottage offers single story living, with queen bedroom, twin bedroom, sofa bed, full kitchen, whirlpool tub, deck, and outdoor seating. Our Beach House is a 2-story building with two side-by-side accommodations. Each side of Our Beach House is 1400+ sq.ft. and includes two master bedrooms, a loft with bunk beds, queen sofa bed, 2-1/2 baths, a great room, fireplace, eat-in kitchen and deck. Heaven On Eleven is a two-story building with a ground level apartment and a second floor apartment, each featuring an open living/dining area, kitchen, two bedrooms, tiled bathroom with walk-in shower, and shady outdoor seating area in the fenced yard. All Our Beach Lodgings are a short walk to the end of the road and through the dunes to the wide sandy beach.

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Harbor 26 at the Inn at Camachee Harbor, St. Augustine, Florida
Relax on your deck at sunset, with a commanding view of the Camachee Cove Marina, when you stay at Harbor 26.

As a unique alternative to our historic bed and breakfast inn experience at St. Francis Inn, we invite you to our spacious accommodations at Harbor 26, overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway at Vilano, Florida. Located at the Inn at Camachee Harbor, this expansive suite is just 10 minutes north of downtown Saint Augustine, on a small island named Camachee.

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