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Francis Marion Hotel

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

What a wonderful Historic Hotel to visit. One must keep in-mind that this is a 1924 building updated to fit the modern world!! The service was impeccable from the moment that you arrive you feel taken catered to. This hotel is smack in the middle...More

Thank JanellR3
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 19 June 2016

It is always a pleasure to have a new guest, Jane. Thank you for staying with us and allowing us contribute to your time in Charleston. Safe travels, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 15 June 2016

I was truly disappointed with this hotel. This was our first trip to Charleston and I was looking for a hotel with charm. The only thing charming about the Frances Marion was the location. it is within walking distance of everything. However, the hotel needs...More

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Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 19 June 2016

We want all of our guests to feel comfortable and welcome during their stay, Peerow, and I apologize if any part of your experience was an exception to that. We make every effort to keep our rooms up to date, and if there was any...More

Reviewed 15 June 2016

We stayed at the Francis Marion for three nights. Absolutely loved this place – classic hotel that combined old Southern charm with modern amenities. Location is perfect - in the heart of downtown Charleston, walking distance to restaurant, shopping, etc. It is old hotel that...More

Thank lbtravel_09
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 19 June 2016

The spirit of The Francis Marion is hard to encapsulate in a few words, but you seem to have done it well. Thank you for being our guest and your lovely feedback on your stay. I look forward to extending the same hospitality to you...More

Reviewed 14 June 2016

Excellent hotel in downtown Charleston. Convenient to everything. Loved the charm of this hotel. Wouldn't stay anywhere else. The service was impeccable from everyone on staff. No matter what your need, they are prompt and courteous.

Thank John B
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 19 June 2016

We're honored to be able to host you while in our beautiful city, John, and I hope we'll see you again on your next pass through Charleston. Thank you for being our guest. Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 14 June 2016

Don't expect newness or spaciousness. Do expect pleasant, courteous, prompt service and hospitality; SUPER location; cleanliness; old-style, elegant, historical decor; but modern amenities--like plenty of connectivity and connections in your room. Yes, the rooms are small, and the bathrooms are smaller. But you don't go...More

Thank Lynne V
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 19 June 2016

Hospitality is something we try to exemplify in every interaction with our guests, Lynne, and it is gratifying to see that this has been your experience. It sounds like you enjoyed your time here, and we hope to see you again. Thanks for taking some...More

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#13 Business Hotel in Charleston
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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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chs262
16 October 2017|
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Response from BKPaints | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they have a shuttle but our recent Uber rides were $30.40 from the airport to the hotel and oddly enough $17.50 from the hotel to the airport for our departure. Granted it was 4th of July weekend so you never... More
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"The rooms facing the street tend to be a little noisy but have the best view."
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"Decide which features (pool, spa, etc.) you will be using and ask for a room nearby."
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"our room had a beautiful view of the bridge and rivers"
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"I would ask for a room on one of the upper floors with a few toward the historic area and the port."
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