We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Francis Marion Hotel

    387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403-6468
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    USD 313*
    USD 238*
    SAVE USD 75
    USD 284*
    USD 238*
    Traveller (499)
    Room & Suite (237)
    Dining (23)
    Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District
    1,946 reviews
    #26 of 61 hotels in Charleston
     
    French Quarter Inn
    2,855 reviews
    #2 of 61 hotels in Charleston
     
    Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston - Historic Charleston
    1,859 reviews
    #43 of 61 hotels in Charleston
     
    King Charles Inn
    2,784 reviews
    #16 of 61 hotels in Charleston
     
    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good32%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “swamp fox” (331 reviews)
    “historic hotel” (253 reviews)
    “king street” (240 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Francis Marion Hotel
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District
    1,946 reviews
    #26 of 61 hotels in Charleston
     
    French Quarter Inn
    2,855 reviews
    #2 of 61 hotels in Charleston
     
    Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston - Historic Charleston
    1,859 reviews
    #43 of 61 hotels in Charleston
     
    King Charles Inn
    2,784 reviews
    #16 of 61 hotels in Charleston
     
    Rooms
    3 Sep.4 Sep.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 11 partner sites to see rooms from USD 238.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Charleston hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "0afb6240c32f44599cebdf780c9314f5", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":103437,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32456692],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":9,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":9,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":238,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"0afb6240c32f44599cebdf780c9314f5","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":313,"lowestMetaPrice":238,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":313,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":313,"lowestMetaPrice":238,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":313,"hotelName":"Francis Marion Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjBhZmI2MjQwYzMyZjQ0NTk5Y2ViZGY3ODBjOTMxNGY1IiwiQUlLIjoiMmI2OTVlNGI3N2I0NGQ5MmFhNGIwZTQxZGFjZWNkODgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/09/2017", "checkOut": "04/09/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 238", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"119258059":"TravelClickIB","65676910":"Hotwire","53904291":"TravelocityEWS","109213031":"HotelsCom2IB","79411948":"CheapTicketsEWS","78330780":"PricelineIB","32456692":"BookingCom","32611647":"Expedia","78859517":"OrbitzEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (2,909)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    There are newer reviews for Francis Marion Hotel
    See the most recent reviews

    871 - 875 of 2,873 reviews

    Reviewed 6 December 2015

    Stayed at Francis Marion over Thanksgiving weekend and had a nice stay. Great location. Older hotel is well maintained and very clean. Staff very accommodating and made for a pleasant stay. Only drawback in the standard room (don't know about other rooms) is that the...More

    1  Thank bruggesfc
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 16 December 2015

    And I'm thankful that you did choose to stay with us -- and that you so enjoyed it. I'm also glad that all of us here were able to make your trip a pleasant one. We look forward to seeing you again when you're back...More

    Reviewed 6 December 2015

    This is an old building like the Clarendon in Quebec city or the Lombardy in DC. Excellent location within walking distance of many very good restaurants, coffee shops and boutiques. Friendly staff. decently priced breakfast buffet. Starbuck on site. Room furniture has sen better days...More

    Thank Rutrah
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 16 December 2015

    I'm so glad that you enjoyed the location and historical charm of the hotel, Rutrah -- and that you'll be back. That said, I appreciate the feedback about our rooms. Thank you, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

    Reviewed 3 December 2015

    Loved staying at hotel. 2 beds and 2 bathrooms. Pretty furniture. Nice location with a Starbucks in lobby. Convenient, clean, good price. Nice desk people. The room looked liked an old fashioned. Took a bubble bath in the long tub. plantation..bedroom.

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank 869maureenk
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 8 December 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I'm very happy that you enjoyed everything from your room to our location and to our staff. I hope we will see you again soon. Best, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

    Reviewed 3 December 2015

    Feel of luxury, friendly staff, comfortable beds at a great location for downtown historic Charleston. Walkable to many great restaurants and attractions. It was also easy to find driving into downtown. Relaxing getaway during Thanksgiving. Saturday Farmer's Market just across the street.

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Larry F
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 8 December 2015

    Thank you for joining us during Thanksgiving, Larry. I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and the Farmer's Market. The kind review is appreciated! Best regards, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

    Reviewed 1 December 2015

    We were very comfortable at the Francis Marion Hotel. Friendly, efficient staff, and we were upgraded as soon as we arrived, because they had a King available on a higher floor. Location is great: the middle of King Street, across from the Market, with great...More

    Thank MauricetheTraveler
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 8 December 2015

    I'm very glad you enjoyed your stay with us -- and that you liked the upgraded room. I hope that we'll see you again soon. Fondly, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

    Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District
    1,946 reviews
    #26 of 61 hotels in Charleston
     
    French Quarter Inn
    2,855 reviews
    #2 of 61 hotels in Charleston
     
    Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston - Historic Charleston
    1,859 reviews
    #43 of 61 hotels in Charleston
     
    King Charles Inn
    2,784 reviews
    #16 of 61 hotels in Charleston
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 156 - USD 399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • 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
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 234
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Booking.com, TravelClick, Orbitz, Priceline, Expedia, Hotels.com, Cheap Tickets, Cancelon, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your Francis Marion Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • South Carolina >
    • Coastal South Carolina >
    • Charleston
    • Also Known As
    • Francis Marion Charleston ,
    • Hotel Francis Marion
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (499)
    Room & Suite (237)
    Dining (23)
    Hotel & Grounds (312)
    Bathroom (39)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (20)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Nearby
    King Charles Inn
    2,784 reviews
    .58 km away
     
    French Quarter Inn
    2,855 reviews
    .93 km away
     
    Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District
    1,946 reviews
    .31 km away
     
    Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston - Historic Charleston
    1,859 reviews
    .20 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Swamp Fox Restaurant
    725 reviews
    .04 km away
    Virginia's on King
    996 reviews
    .17 km away
    King Street Cookies
    145 reviews
    .10 km away
    Kudu Coffee & Craft Beer
    241 reviews
    .17 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    College of Charleston
    599 reviews
    .25 km away
    Marion Square
    344 reviews
    .15 km away
    Charleston Music Hall
    75 reviews
    .26 km away
    St. Matthews Lutheran Church
    13 reviews
    .11 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Melissa W
    21 July 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from BKPaints | Reviewed this property |
    Yep!
    1
    Vote
    maroldba
    25 April 2017|
    Answer
    Response from FMH_Manager | Property representative |
    Hi, Ms. Marolda: We do have packages that include breakfast. Please call us at 843-722-0600 or visit our website for more information. To get from the airport, we recommend getting a taxi, which will cost about $30... More
    0
    Votes
    maroldba
    25 April 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from FMH_Manager | Property representative |
    Francis Marion Hotel is independently owned and operated. We are members of Historic Hotels of America.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Just relax and enjoy!"
    Read review
    "Get a high floor for the views if possible."
    Read review
    "room with a view towards Charleston Harbor"
    Read review
    "Ask for a high corner room. Bright and with views."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing