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Francis Marion Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kennesaw, Georgia
Reviewed 2 September 2015

My wife and I spent a weekend here at the end of August and it was perfect. The staff was helpful when needed, the room was really clean and so was the rest of the hotel that we experienced. The bathroom was a bit small but otherwise the room was very spacious. Plenty of place to store things in the...

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

I'm so glad you and your wife enjoyed your whirlwind weekend with us, Chris! That's always wonderful to hear. I hope you were able to see everything you wished in Charleston, and that we'll have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. All the best, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Woodbridge, Virginia
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The last time I stayed at the Francis Marion was shortly after their renovations. I am happy to say that the hotel still has that early 1900's charm about it. Public spaces are very nice. Rooms, per the period, can be a bit on the small side but they are very comfortable. The only drawback to this hotel is that...

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

There's nothing better than hearing from someone who appreciates the old world charm of our hotel, Charlie! Thank you so much for the kind words, and I hope we can host you again before long. Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Knoxville, United States
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The location of the hotel is perfect - one direction on King Street takes you to the best shopping ever. The other to great restaurants. We walked everywhere. Farmer's Market across the street on Sat.

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

Glad you loved your visit to Charleston so much, Abbi -- I'm so happy we could host you! It sounds like you enjoyed a delightful stay, and we can't wait to welcome you back again soon. All the best, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Edenton, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I was a newcomer to Charleston meeting a friend for a Girls Getaway. We were checking in on Aug. 24 and departing on August 28, and stayed on the fifth floor in a room with two double bed that overlooked the park. The location is within walking distance to many of the best restaurants and shopping hot spots, and there...

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

Four days of bliss and fun sounds like the absolute best, Susan -- what a great way of putting it! :) I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, from the convenient central location to the tasty room service and friendly staff. Everyone will be so thrilled to see this review! Hurry back to see us again soon. All...

Lexington, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This hotel is one that you can park your car, visit the city as we did for three days and retrieve your car on departure! The location is perfect for just walking everywhere! The staff were all very attentive, rooms were great. Would highly recommend it!

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

Perfect? Well, thank you! You're too kind. So glad we could make your stay in Charleston so warm and welcoming, and we hope you'll be back to stay with us again before long. All the best, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 31 August 2015

Just had a short stay at this hotel with my wife, we couldn't have been happier with the the location and quality of the hotel. First off, you can't beat the location. My wife and I walked everywhere on King street and beyond, the only time we used our car was when we were leaving the hotel. Second, the staff...

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

Better than expected? That's the best! Glad we exceeded your expectations, from the central location to the friendly service. It's always our goal to offer up a little taste of good old-fashioned southern hospitality. Hurry back to see us again soon! All the best, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Excellent location just on the edge of the historic down town area. Magnificent reception area. The rooms are quite a bit smaller than other American hotel rooms, think european city centre hotel but are furnished to a high standard and very well maintained. Given that this is the only tall building in the down town area its quite cool being...

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

I'm so glad you loved our historic lobby and were able to make such great use of our central location! (The tall building is a sight to behold downtown, isn't it?) I hope we'll have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Charleston again very soon. Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

South, United States
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We booked the Francis Marion due to it's location and being so close the College of Charleston where our son is attending. This is our second stay there and it was a wonderful experience like before. Everyone there was exceptional from the front desk staff to the valets, bellhops, and housekeeping. The room was very nice, the beds comfy, the...

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

Hal, I'm so happy to hear that you loved your stay with us so much! That's wonderful news, and I can't wait to share the kind words with the rest of the team. It sounds like you enjoyed a delightful visit to Charleston, and I can't wait for next time! Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

I was very pleased with my stay. The hotel is a beautiful old building in a very vibrant location near College of Charleston. It could use a few cosmetic touch ups, but mostly it has a lot of old beauty. The staff was friendly and helpful. I arrived early and they were able to get a room for me. Valets...

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

It's always such a delight to hear from someone who appreciates the historic beauty of our hotel, Taylor -- thank you so much for your kind words! I can't wait to share them with the rest of the staff. We'll definitely keep the rest of your feedback in mind as we continue to improve and renovate, as well. Hope you'll...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I spent Memorial Weekend at the Francis Marion Hotel and was unfortunately disappointed with the stay. I chose Francis Marion for its central location and reputation as an excellent hotel. Where to begin? After arriving from a long flight, the AC in the room was not properly working. All the water in the bathroom was rust colored orange due to...

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I'm so sorry you were disappointed with your stay! Obviously this is the very last kind of reaction we ever you to have -- and I certainly don't want you to think that you feedback doesn't matter to us. We read every review we receive, good and bad, as we want to make the Francis Marion the very best it...

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  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $240 - $538 (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:
#5 Spa Hotel in Charleston
#13 Business Hotel in Charleston
#15 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#21 Family Hotel in Charleston
#24 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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“Request a harbor view on a high floor.”
bobandmarieclaude, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking Marion Square have terrific views.”
elivers2017, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms probably had a good view; ours on the 4th floor did not. Ask when making reservation.”
brandel50, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“get the bottom line price--taxes & everything up front”
  • King st, early morning, outside of hotel going east
  • view from room 1106
daflores, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A microwave or small refrigerator would be nice.”
858sallyd, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
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