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Francis Marion Hotel

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387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403-6468 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely hotel, helpful and friendly staff. Good concierge. Close to bus stop and shopping area and lots of restaurants, Within walking distance of the river. Lovely food in the Swamp Fox and good servers (unfortunately the greeter we had for breakfast and dinner was uncommunicative...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is wonderful. It feels a bit like living in a beautiful museum except that every modern convenience and luxury is at your fingertips. The decor in the rooms was amazing, it was all period furnishings and old world charm. It was also extremely...More

Thank RavenousReader
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 6 days ago

We're so happy to hear our combination of historic charm and modern amenities made your stay here ideal. It was our pleasure to send you off with some pretty postcards. Looking forward to hosting you again next time you're in Charleston. Best, Stephen Parker, Hotel...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Our hotel room was large with 2 Full size beds (we would have preferred even a Queen Size bed), a desk, small bar refrigerator, and table. Didn't have any drawers to place your clothes though and I missed that. There was a safe in a...More

1  Thank MissPerfectDC
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great old, historic hotel. Convenient location. Plenty of things to see within walking distance and easy walk to free circulator busses at the Charleston visitor's center. “Harbor view” rooms do offer nice views. Be sure to see old, stately homes on the College of Charleston...More

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Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded yesterday

I'm delighted that you loved your stay! From our central location to our historic atmosphere, it's wonderful that everything was to your liking. If you're ever in Charleston again, we hope you'll pay us another visit. All the best, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for a conference I was attending. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The room was dated if you are interested in this type of ambiance. There was no pool onsite. The hotel is in an excellent location and...More

1  Thank Sherri B
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Francis Marion, Sherri! We are pleased that our staff took great care of you and your husband and that you could enjoy our central location. If you're ever in need of a place to stay...More

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Experience unsurpassed views of the historic harbor at the Francis Marion Hotel, the only high-rise hotel in Charleston’s historic district. All 234 guest rooms including 10 Suites and 7 Penthouse Suites are ...More tastefully furnished for today’s sophisticated traveler, and provide modern conveniences from wireless Internet access, voicemail and data ports to on-demand movies. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
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Business
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Family
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Luxury
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Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Business
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
234
Price range
US$168 - US$403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Francis Marion Charleston
,
Hotel Francis Marion
Location
United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Spa
,
Business
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
234
Price range
US$168 - US$403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Francis Marion Charleston
,
Hotel Francis Marion
Location
United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
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JiimandJohn
17 May 2018|
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Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
It's about a 30 minute walk. Not bad at all.
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Golfpa1
9 February 2018|
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Response from Caitlin S | Reviewed this property |
I would say to at least spend a long weekend there, but you could certainly make a week trip out of it as well! We found that this hotel was a great walking distance from downtown, and didn't use our car to drive anywhere... More
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chs262
21 October 2017|
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Response from doclago1 | Reviewed this property |
I could be wrong but I don't believe there is one. There are plenty of taxis and Ubers available. It's about $40 for cab from the airport to the hotel
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"Check rooms for a larger bathrooms. Also Queen/King size bed."
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"My family had three rooms here and they were all as lovely as each other."
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"I had reserved a single king bed room, but since I arrived early I was offered a room with 2 queen sized beds..."
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"Strongly recommended"
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