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Francis Marion Hotel

3.5 of 5 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On a recent trip we decided to spend a night in Charleston and booked this hotel through the Visitor's Center. This hotel has the best of old and new...grand lobby and rooms with all the amenities while keeping the historic charm of the city. The bar was quite cozy and staff was pleasant and attentive. They serve some unique cocktails... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recently stayed overnight at the Francis Marion Hotel and it was an enjoyable experience. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown Charleston which makes it easy to get around on foot. I believe the location is pretty much the reason for the high cost of the rooms. The hotel lobby is decorated very nicely, but I wasn't... More

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Volos, Greece
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited this hotel on a business trip. Great location, spacey room, super breakfast. The personnel is very helpful and so is the view. A drawback is that rooms look old, which gives a classy character to the hotel. Strongly recommended!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a great stay at this hotel. The staff went above and beyond to make our stay memorable, especially Victoria. She gave us a fabulous view of the park and waterway. And when she learned we were visiting as a birthday getaway, she had chocolate covered strawberries sent to our room with a sweet note. Yes, as an earlier reviewer... More

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Los Angeles, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What could have started out ugly was turned around instantly by a most able front desk crew. Hotels.com overbooked the number of deluxe rooms and we had to be downgraded for a day. However, Victoria at the front desk was so wonderful that she made up for our disappointment. We got compted for a delucios breakfast buffet and she concierge... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We held our company's annual conference at the Francis Marion Hotel. Fabulous, without a hitch, personal touch, tremendous customer service,scrumptious food, service beyond the call of duty, friendly, beautiful. We had 250 attendees and they were treated as if they (as we were) were treated like royalty. There wasn't anything that we asked that the Francis Marion Team didn't' accommodate.... More

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Houston
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is historic and for that reason I liked it. However it does have its short comings. It's getting tired around the edges and the bathroom was very tiny. I overheard two other guests in the elevator discussing their tiny bathrooms (and their bedrooms, too) so I know we weren't alone in that experience. Our room was actually a... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have stayed here many times in the course of one year. Delightful older hotel in the middle of all the action. Staff are overwhelmingly pleasant and helpful. No request is too big, they accommodate in every way possible!

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

We really appreciate the kind words about everything from the location to the staff! Hope you were able to see everything you'd hoped, and we can't wait to host you again the next time you're in Charleston. Best regards, Gayle Karolczyk, General Manager More

Harker Heights, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a very nice hotel if you are visiting Charleston. The staff members are very accommodating and friendly which is always a plus at any hotel. My hotel room had two bathrooms in a King Room which makes any traveling trip much easier when each person has their own bathrooms. The location of this hotel was steps away... More

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

So glad you found your stay with us to be comfortable, welcoming, and conveniently located! I'll be sure to pass your compliments along to the staff. Hope the rest of your visit to Charleston was equally delightful, and we can't wait to host you again the next time you're in town. Take care, Gayle Karolczyk, General Manager More

Gastonia, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful location, surrounded by great restaurants and shopping! We have stayed many times and every time has been outstanding. Great spa, with a Starbucks and directly across from the park....Be sure to attend the Saturday farmer's and craft market!

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

So glad you've chosen to return year after year and that you've been consistently pleased with your stays! Your support means so much to us. The central location is definitely hard to beat, and it sounds like you've gotten a chance to check out many of the great attractions in Charleston as well. Can't wait to have you back again... More

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Address: 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Francis Marion Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 234
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