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General Francis Marion Hotel

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is an extremely charming hotel in southwest Virginia. We stayed two nights. Unfortunately, the hotel's restaurant was closed both nights we were there (Sunday and Monday), and we had to eat elsewhere, but there are other restaurants very close by. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and the hotel itself was very clean and located right downtown. The... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very comfortable, clean and quite. A very good included breakfast. Pleasant and helpful staff. Hotel overall showing a little wear and tear. Town also a little rundown and limited additional eating choices other than the hotel. Only ate breakfast there. I stayed the night on a motorcycle trip.

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed for 2 nights. The room was adequate in size and the bed fine. However the rug had several stains, the thermostat was hard to regulate and the hall had a strange smell. Staff were very nice. Breakfast is included but just ok. Marion is a very small and quiet town and the action is out of town at... More 

Thank JROE
Brittany H, Manager at General Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

Hi JROE, Thank you for your feedback as we are always trying to make improvements. I apologize that you were not satisfied with your stay. We are in the process of replacing carpets and upgrading our facility and hope that you will give us another chance next time you decide to visit Marion, VA. Thank You, Brittany More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Found the General Francis online while searching area accommodations. This a is great getaway. Comfortable updated rooms in a nearly century old building. Professional, courteous and friendly staff. Speakeasy restaurant on premises, comfortable with affordable and delicious bistro style selections. Continental breakfast was ok, but I personally don't stay in a hotel based on it's breakfast. Great placed as base... More 

Thank mtneertim
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Had a one night get away with my wife, nice hotel. We've been wanting to spend an evening here and it turned out to be a good decision. Walking distance to several cool locations on main street and a bar downstairs. Nice patio overlooking Main St as well.

Thank Donovan M
1 review
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The room was a bit small, clean and well maintained. Front desk attendants very friendly and helpful. Parking handy and included in room rate. The downtown location was good in that made it convenient to restaurants and walking around to see the area nearby, Overall good value.

Thank Joe C
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Beautiful hotel in a charming historic town. Easy walking to several great restaurants and shops. This is a town you wish you'd grown up in. Residents so friendly. On an evening walk we met the caretaker of the beautifully restored Lincoln Theatre, and he gave us a tour. This is where they perform the Songs of the Mountains for PBS.... More 

Thank Connie W
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

I stayed here one night just because it was an old, historic building. It has been the General Francis Marion Hotel since opening in 1927. The building itself is a classic of its' period with a grand facade. Some recent renovations are evident, but it also shows it's age, but everything works well. Staff was super friendly and helpful. The... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I have stayed at the General Francis Marion twice now and love the historic hotel. You must visit the Rooster Lounge attached to the hotel and be sure to visit the second floor card room. Rumor has it the rooster with a cocktail painting was a secret code that alcohol was served at the establishment during prohibition. For history buffs,... More 

Thank Robin B
Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting the town of Marion and staying at the General Francis Marion Hotel! So many interesting antiques but the best part was the people who work there. We loved a light breakfast on the front balcony and our room was the executive suite!!!

Thank ValerieCald
Brittany H, General Manager at General Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

Hi ValerieCald, Thank you for the review. I'm glad you enjoyed visiting our beautiful town of Marion. We are always trying to improve our historic hotel. Is there anything we could improve on to receive 5 stars from you next time? Thank you for your time and feedback. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic General Francis Marion Hotel was originally built in 1927 and was restored to its original elegance. The hotel's 36 guest rooms are beautifully appointed in period furniture with emphasis on comfort and luxury. The Black Rooster, the hotel's restaurant offers superb dining in a Roaring '20s atmosphere. Located just up the street from the famous Lincoln Theatre, the hotel is listed in both the National and the Virginia Historic Registers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about General Francis Marion Hotel

Address: 107 E Main St, Marion, VA 24354-3105
Region: United States > Virginia > Marion
Price Range: $135 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — General Francis Marion Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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“I would suggest calling the hotel direct rather than booking on their website.”
 of 5 bubbles JRBOhio, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They do have handicap rooms with shower seats.”
  • Walk-in shower with drop down seat in ADA room.
 of 5 bubbles 742donnaa, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“When in Marion stay at the General Francis Hotel, you want be sorry.”
 of 5 bubbles 638johnniep, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Executive Suites are on the backside of the building, away from the elevator & stairs...a good choice if you're shy of street noise & such.”
 of 5 bubbles JayC885, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms towards the rear away from the street”
 of 5 bubbles vagrant1, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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