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Francis Marion Hotel

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All reviewsswamp foxhistoric hotelking streetan older hotelwithin walking distancefarmers marketsmall bathroomchocolate covered strawberriesbeautiful lobbycorner roombell staffdowntown charlestonsouthern charmperfect locationbed was very comfortableparking garagefree trolley
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

Definitely recommend this hotel. Perfect location. Clean and well decorated rooms. Staff were friendly and very helpful. The hotel was updated, but still maintains it's old school charm. Coffee/Tea in the lobby was a nice touch.

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Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 14 June 2016

Having a comfy and historic spot to stay while visiting our town is key to really getting the Charleston experience. I'm glad you were able to find that with us. Safe travels, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 1 June 2016

We were able to walk to our Spoleto events, although cabs, pedicabs and Uber are available. One day had rain and hotel offered umbrellas. Good spa and an exercise room. Hotel restaurant was very good and reasonably priced. Nice staff. Valet parking available but we...More

1  Thank Bob H
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 5 June 2016

It sounds like everything worked out well for you on your stay, Bob, and I couldn't be happier to see this feedback. Thanks, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 1 June 2016

Beautiful old hotel, independently owned and run. Everything seemed to have been modernized except the plumbing, which was so loud that it woke me up twice. Would recommend if you are looking for something with old glamour, friendly service and modern amenities. If you want...More

Thank justcookny
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 5 June 2016

There is a real charm to older hotels, and I'm glad you found are to be as such. We continue to make adjustments to our facilities, and we appreciate your feedback in the plumbing in your room. I hope we'll see you again on your...More

Reviewed 31 May 2016

We stayed in the hotel for 2 nights - and would return in a heartbeat. Everything was perfect - the stunning lobby, the room, the convenient location (we walked everywhere - historic market is just 10-minute walk). But most of all we were impressed with...More

Thank Sirius57
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 5 June 2016

I'm truly glad to see that you all were made to feel so welcome by our staff. Southern hospitality is something we try to exemplify with our interactions, and it is our pleasure to host you while you discovered Charleston. Safe travels, Stephen Parker, Hotel...More

Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Perfect location and cozy rooms. We were on the 6th floor and the last room. Room was small and bathroom for extremely small but the room was very comfortable. I did not like the lunch at Fox swamp restaurant. Go explore the endless restaurants next...More

Thank Ajay S
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 2 June 2016

Location is key to enjoying any city, and I'm glad our hotel offered you a cozy place to stay on your visit, Ajay. I hope you had fun during your time in Charleston. Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

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#5 Spa Hotel in Charleston
#13 Business Hotel in Charleston
#13 Family Hotel in Charleston
#15 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
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US$181 - US$1,436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Spa Hotel in Charleston
#13 Business Hotel in Charleston
#13 Family Hotel in Charleston
#15 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#24 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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JamesKandJohnA
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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