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Francis Marion Hotel

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387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edenton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Lexington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very historic hotel. Has a great historic feel. They do have very nice new TVs. You can hear noise through the walls that's the only downfall. The staff was amazing and very nice and extremely helpful.

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Aston, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was simply the best! The location in the historic district was great, so close to everywhere I wanted to go. The staff is very attentive, helpful and pleasant. My room was very comfortable and the air conditioning was to die for! The Francis Marion is my hotel next time I'm in Charleston!

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Karns, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Francis Marion is an older property that has seen better days. Great location, but it needs work in the rooms. Stayed in a suit. Paid big bucks. Bed was nice. Everything else was either dated and uncomfortable or kinda cheap. Service was great. People working there were outstanding and accomidating.

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