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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Hands down my favorite hotel in CHS, SC. I have stayed at about 6-9 different boutique hotels in CHS and, really none of them compare. Everything from location, staff, room, views, dinning, everything was amazing! I will never stay anywhere else in Chs.

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

It was our first trip to Charleston so we wanted to make it special and stay in a beautiful, period hotel. Francis Marion Hotel is exquisite. The renovation that has been performed to update this hotel, but still leave the original details from the 1920's makes this an amazing place to stay. The location is fantastic as everything in the... More 

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Willoughby, Ohio
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful lobby. Very elegant. Nice coffee/tea selections. 3 adults in a room. Room was small but fine. Comfortable bed, great view. Very small bathroom. One at a time. Staff was very attentive. We would come again.

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FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

A comfortable stay and friendly hospitality are two things you can count on us for, Marty. Thank you for being our guest and for your feedback. Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

kittery point
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No complaints!!! Great tour with Tommy Dew. Well located. Friendly staff. Parking. Lots of walking of historic district. Good local eats. Nice parks nearby with walks along harbor. Weather fine for fall .

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FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

I'm pleased you had such a wonderful visit, Gail. Thank you for being our guest. Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

new jersey
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34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for a weekend getaway.Its perfectly located in the heart of Charleston.Rooms are comfortable and the hotel have a restaurant where you can have breakfast lunch and dinner,also a Starbucks if you need get something and go.

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FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

So glad you could get away for the weekend and we could help you relax while visiting Charleston, Rosana. Thank you for being our guest. Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We experienced an extremely pleasant Thanksgiving Day long week end stay at the Francis Marion. The staff was outstanding, working very hard to meet all our needs. Amory at the Bell Stand, Melissa from the restaurant, and Tracy the concierge made it a fabulous trip. The General Manager worked very hard and supported his employees every step of the way-to... More 

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FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

We will always do our best to ensure that your stay with us is as comfortable as possible. I'm so pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay while you visited Charleston. Thank you for your wonderful feedback. Safe travels, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My family has always loved the Francis Marian and was so excited to stay over Thanksgiving. I recently got married and it was my husbands first time there. He was very impressed. It's a lovely old hotel.! Yes, the bathrooms can be small but they are larger in the King rooms. However even the small ones are nice. Beds are... More 

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FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest and introducing your husband to us over the Thanksgiving holiday. It is wonderful to know that when you visit Charleston, you can count on us for a great meal and a comfortable stay. Take care and safe travels, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

Lewisville, Texas
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191 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was built in the 1920's and has a very beautiful lobby. Having been built in that time period, the rooms are fairly small and the bathrooms are very small. The beds are really comfortable and if you pay extra for an upper floor, the view can be very good. My room faced south, which was great. The hotel... More 

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FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

I'm pleased to hear that you found so much to enjoy about your stay with us, Jim. Our main focus is always comfort and convenience for our guests, and it sounds like you were able to find both during your time in Charleston. Thank you for your feedback. Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My coworker & I have stayed at the FMH each of the last 4 years for a conference.We always extend our stay several days in good part due to the comfort & service at the FMH.I have not one complaint in all those stays.The staff is gracious & professional.The hotel still retains the elegance of long ago.Yes it is a... More 

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FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

Ellen, that loyalty is no small compliment -- I'm so glad each stay has been so impressive! It means a lot to hear the service as well as the rooms have earned such kind words, and I can't wait to welcome you in for another stay someday! Until then, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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141 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is an older hotel in very good condition and operating at a luxury level. The bathroom in the hotel room is very small but it was fine for a single person. Otherwise the room similar to many hotels, but was better appointed than most. The closet was very large for a hotel room.

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FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

We want to offer each guest a wonderful stay with as many comforts as we can provide. Thank you for being our guest, and I hope you had a pleasant trip back. SIncerely, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 tastefully furnished for today’s sophisticated traveler, and provide modern conveniences from wireless Internet access, voicemail and data ports to on-demand movies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Francis Marion Hotel

Address: 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403-6468
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: $183 - $481 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Francis Marion Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 234
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Also Known As:
Francis Marion Charleston
Hotel Francis Marion
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Charleston
#13 Business Hotel in Charleston
#14 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#21 Family Hotel in Charleston
#24 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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“Valet service very helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles MartyLK, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms are bigger and brighter,it was a little noise from the street when people was loud.”
 of 5 bubbles rosanamuscio, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“upper floors are best, but they also cost more”
 of 5 bubbles Jim1133, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upgade to a deluxe!Worth every cent.”
 of 5 bubbles 69EllenC, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on a higher floor for a view of the harbor and Old Town”
 of 5 bubbles 475irener, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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