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Francis Marion Hotel

3.5 of 5 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for five nights on business - 4 nights in one room, 1 night in another (returned after my flight got canceled). Here is the good and not so good. GOOD - The staff is great!!! Everyone I met was friendly and helpful, from the front desk, bellmen, housekeeping, concierge, etc. When I asked for suggestions of things to... More 

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Goose Creek, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a cold weekend in Charleston, it was great to be at the Francis Marion where we were able to enjoy a wonderful dinner in their SwampFox restaurant--very relaxing w/the piano player, good service; convenient having Starbucks onsite as well--met some friends there for coffee/conversation; fabulous breakfast buffet the next morning, with an omelet chef who really knew what she... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel has been beautifully restored and the lobby is gorgeous. And much more interesting than the new prefab hotels. Deluxe room was nicely sized and included a seating area with sofa and chair. Bathroom has been restored and while not huge was very nice. Room was clean and housekeeping thorough! Staff was extremely responsive, accommodating and proud of their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took a trip to Charleston for my wife's birthday. The hotel was in a great location to all the downtown attractions. Parking garage is next door and the service is wonderful. The room we stayed in was quiet and very nice. A park is next door

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Needs update.overpriced. parking 16 dollars per night.seriously? Extension cords compensate for lack of outlets. Good location so you can walk everywhere but can hear street noise and party goers until 3 am. Would not stay here again .Would check out other options.

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
16 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had stayed at this hotel exactly 18 years before this trip. We had stayed here for the Southeastern Wildlife Exhibition in 1997. It turned out that the SEWE was on the same dates this year. Very friendly staff, but the rooms are very small for the price. The bathrooms are even smaller. But they make up for size with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall great impression of this hotel, stayed on the 5th floor in 503. Friend and I arrived to Charleston in the morning several hours before check-in. I had called the day before asking very nicely whether an early check-in would be possible, and they said they would make a note of my request but could not guarantee. Understandable, many hotels... More 

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

Thanks so much for reaching out here on TripAdvisor, Andrea -- earning your rave review is definitely something we're proud of! It sounds like you were able to properly explore Charleston, which is wonderful to hear, and I'm happy that the room was so comfortable overall. We hope to host you again the next time you travel to this part... More 

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27 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Francis Marion during a friend's wedding weekend. It is in a wonderful location (directly on King Street and walk-able to everything) and has a gorgeous lobby with a helpful and friendly staff. We walked to multiple amazing restaurants and "after party" nightlife when the wedding was over. It was a great experience and... More 

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

So glad you and your husband chose to stay with us for such a special occasion -- I hope your friend's wedding was delightful! Thanks for sharing such kind words about everything from our lobby to our staff. I look forward to passing along the compliments as soon as I can. It's true that we're working with limited resources as... More 

New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a very satisfying stay at the Francis Marion. Starting with the front desk staff, who were extremely welcoming and helpful. The hotel had confirmed a specific room request in advance which was nice, and the front desk folks easily saw this in the records. The room itself was terrific, big and quiet, with a great view. And the location... More 

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

It's wonderful to hear that your stay was so enjoyable from start to finish -- and that you got to enjoy such beautiful views from your room! Hope your visit to Charleston was everything you dreamed, and that we'll have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. All the best, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

from the front desk , to the concierge, to the valet and doormen, and housekeeping, the Francis Marion has a great staff!! Warm and accommodating, they make you feel right at home. Great southern charm. Or room, 528, was repainted and redone as was the hallway I believe, because everything smelled fresh and clean. Yes, we know that the bathrooms... More 

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

I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay from start to finish! We're always in the process of renovating our historic hotel -- glad you appreciated some of the more recent updates. I'll be passing the kudos along to the rest of the staff as soon as I can, and I hope we'll have the opportunity to host... 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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Also Known As:
Francis Marion Charleston
Hotel Francis Marion
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in Charleston
#22 Family Hotel in Charleston
#25 Romantic Hotel in Charleston

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