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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
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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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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My first trip to Charleston, the Francis Marion was in a great location. Easy to walk to local attractions, beautiful lobby, clean and incredibly spacious rooms (I had a walk in closet!) The staff were friendly and accommodating. Would absolutely recommend staying here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My fiancée (now wife!) and I were in Charleston for our wedding in the middle of August and spent the week staying at the Francis Marion Hotel. And what a truly wonderful stay it was. From the moment we checked in to the moment we reluctantly had to leave a week later, our stay at the Francis Marion was fantastic.... More

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely historic hotel with a superb staff and lovely rooms. The rooms were beautiful with wonderful comfortable beds and bedding. We had a terrific view of the park and even the water from our room. The bathroom was tiny but well appointed and plenty of room outside the actual bathroom to apply makeup if that is a concern. We did... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a ball in Charleston! Did not have to drive anywhere because everything was in walking distance. On top of the wonderful experience of Charleston, The Francis Marion Hotel made my stay even better! Thanks FMH!!

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night and were generally happy with the hotel. The room size was good but the bathroom very small. This did not bother us much as we were staying for one night only but I would imagine it being annoying on longer stays. The hotel is a bit dated but in a way it added to its... More

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This property went above and beyond to make our stay special. The sweet gal at the front desk (I think her name was Marita) made excellent recommendations for getting around town, restaurants, and things to do! We had even mentioned to her that we spent one night of our honeymoon in Charleston and didn't really get to see anything since... More

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Mt airy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great old style hotel. Rooms smaller than normal but was just fine for two. I sent an email to inform them this was for our 20th anniversary and would like a room with a view. Valerie Ross went above and beyond. We were put on the 8th floor overlooking the park with the USS Yorktown in the distance. When we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in mid-August. Easy to find and extremely convenient location for shopping, dining, and attractions. Friendly, helpful staff. The only things I would like to see are a refrigerator in the room and an additional chair besides the desk chair. While the room is small, there is room for one. Breakfast in the hotel restaurant was very good... More

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

Glad you enjoyed the location and had a chance to have breakfast with us! Hope you were able to see everything on your list for Charleston. We're always making improvements to the hotel, so we'll definitely keep your feedback about the rooms in mind. Can't wait to host you the next time you're in town! All the best, Gayle Karolczyk,... More

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel (FMH) and their staff made an out-of-town wedding experience the most pleasant than I would have ever imagined! We had 88 guests housed at the FMH and also a plated dinner in the Colonial Ballroom for nearly 200 guests. Everything went off without a hitch! The cocktail hour in the lobby was a nice way to launch the... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went at the beginning of the week and was given a room on the upper floors with a spectacular view. I can see how some might complain of the rooms being small but honestly there's more than enough room for two average-sized people. Everything is kept very clean and staff are extremely helpful.

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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*
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Experience unsurpassed views of the historic harbor at the Francis Marion Hotel, the only high-rise hotel in Charleston’s historic district. All 234 guest rooms including 10 Suites and 7 Penthouse Suites are tastefully furnished for today’s sophisticated traveler, and provide modern conveniences from wireless Internet access, voicemail and data ports to on-demand movies. ... more   less 
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