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Francis Marion Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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Ranked #26 of 54 Hotels in Charleston
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    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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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No words will express the experience I had at the Francis Marion. Just all around great service. I was their for a week and I must say... great location, great suite, great staff!!!! I will certainly return!

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Durham, North Carolina
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I and several friends stayed here as part of a wedding weekend this summer. The hotel's location was great for accessing the shopping and nightlife areas of downtown Charleston and very convenient for walking to the main historic homes and sites throughout. Additionally, we had the added bonus of walking out the front door to eat breakfast across the street... More

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Richlands, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

No words can describe the beauty and splendor of the Francis Marion hotel in the historic district of beautiful Charleston! I was lucky enough to get a top level corner room with gorgeous views of the harbor and Fort Sumter! It was breathtaking! The room was decorated elegantly and with all the luxuries you would expect in an upscale hotel!!... More

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Wading River
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful, historic hotel in the heart of Charleston. Convenient to restaurants, shopping, and sightseeing. We had a suite with panoramic views of the city. Everything in the room was thought out to give us a welcoming and comfortable stay. (Coffee, tea, robes, bottled water, etc.) We felt pampered with the evening turn down service and chocolates. Dinner at the Swamp... More

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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon in July 2014. They staff was so wonderful to us! We had wonderful service, and the rooms were beautiful! I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Charleston. The view from our room was gorgeous, and the Francis Marion has a rich history behind it. The staff really made our... More

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Denton, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is located in the heart of old Charleston and is the ideal place from which to tour the historic district. If you like a hotel with character, class and elegance, combined with a staff who are warm, welcoming and extremely helpfu, this is it.

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I understand the hotel is historic in nature to Charleston but my room had flies in the bed and the curtains were ripped and the carpet was damp. The thermostat in the room would no change from 70 so I froze all night. On the plus side the bed was very comfortable. King street reminds me of NYC only on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed staying at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC. It was beautifully kept up and remodeled since it is around 100 years old. The rooms were quiet and the views over the city enjoyable. Staff was warm, friendly and helpful. The location is ideal in the center of downtown Charleston, near the College, numerous restaurants and an... More

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

Preserving the history of Charleston is very important to us -- I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed a quiet and cozy stay in our hotel! Hope you got a chance to see and experience everything in town that you wanted, and we're looking forward to hosting you again in the future. All the best, Gayle Karolczyk, General Manager More

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22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here recently with another couple. As others have said, this is a classically designed luxury hotel - a little shabby here and there - but mostly quite nice. The sleeping rooms are of average size but the bathrooms are New Your City tiny! We had a killer view of the Charleston Harbor and bridge from the 11th floor.... More

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

Sounds like you had a fantastic trip to Charleston, from the food to the City Market -- hope you got to see everything you'd wanted! Glad you chose to stay with us and that you loved the harbor view. Can't wait to have you back! Take care, Gayle Karolczyk, General Manager More

Los Angeles, California
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19 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is nicely updated and still retains the grand style that it had when it was built. The common areas are well decorated and maintained and offer a welcoming setting. My room was a good size with two double beds and plenty of room. The room showed some wear but it was clean and nicely appointed. The bathroom had... More

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

Glad we could help make your stay in Charleston comfortable and welcoming. It's hard to beat such a central location -- sounds like you got to see enjoy plenty of local flavor! Hope we'll have the opportunity to host you again the next time you're in town. All the best, Gayle Karolczyk, General Manager 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
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Francis Marion Hotel 3.5*
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