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Francis Marion Hotel

3.5 of 5 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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Berkeley Springs, West Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an old southern hotel and I am sure it is has a fantastic reputation with many, many people. I am not so enamored with it. I find the quaintness a little hard to deal with. While the room we are in is large, the bathroom is not. A little tight for my taste. At this very moment I... More 

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Lansing
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel offers a charming atmosphere, and the staff is friendly and responsive. Yes, the bathroom was pretty small, but it had a nice, deep soaker tub. I arrived just in time for an unusual cold snap, and they already had the heater on, so the room was quite comfortable. The first night, I could not get the water hot... More 

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Acton, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is my second time staying at the Francis Marion Hotel. I made my reservations through tripadvisor and chose a standard room with a queen size bed to stay in. A standard room was the cheapest one listed, and I wish I would have spent a few more bucks to get a bigger room. Once in my room, I looked... More 

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were very impressed with our stay at Francis Marion. The lobby is magnificent with an urn of fruit-flavored water after sightseeing all day. The room was large with two bathrooms - beds were very comfortable, housekeeping was meticulous, coffee machine in room with half and half creamers. Restaurant was very good for both breakfast and dinner. The concierge service... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love old hotels and understand their limitations, because they offer character and location. The Francis Marion Hotel had a great location - you could walk almost any where in historic Charleston. The lobby was nice. The room was a little dowdy, but that's no problem, and I didn't mind that the bathroom was small, because the hotel was built... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a two room suite on the 12th floor for four nights and it was a great stay. Had a south harbor view with great sunsets and sunrises. Staff was great and attentive. Room was clean. Nice bar on first floor, with a busy starbucks attached. If you are staying downtown and not on the beach, this would be recommended.... More 

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Huntersville, North Carolina, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My stay at the Francis Marion was an exciting part of our plan to visit Charleston for the first time. While cost for what you got was quite ridiculously over the top, the team that on the service ran the hotel was impressive, kind and helpful - and it was a major landmark in Charleston worthy of being a patron.... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether this is your first trip to Charleston or 10th, you really can't do wrong by staying at the Francis Marion. The location of the hotel is perfect and the service was impeccable. Special shout out to Seanan and all the front desk staff for their friendly and competent assistance throughout our stay. Bryan with the maintenance staff also should... More 

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Lincoln, NE
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Francis Marion is located in the middle of downtown Charleston on King Street, making access to the city easy! We walked from the hotel to many places to eat, as well as touring the wonderful city and enjoying the beautiful Charleston houses. We had a suite on the 12th floor and had spectacular views of the city and bay.... More 

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

Glad you got to experience those 12th floor views! It sounds like you were able to get the full Charleston experience as well, which is always wonderful to hear -- we love being right in the middle of the local sights and sounds. I hope we'll have the opportunity to host you again very soon! Hope to hear back, Stephen... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our company planned a Sales Meeting for 80 attendees at the historic Francis Marion Hotel a couple of weeks ago and was thrilled with the overall experience. Upon entering the hotel, the bell staff was efficient and the front desk was very accommodating. The sleeping rooms were nicely furnished, the bathrooms were a little too small until you got used... More 

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

We're so happy we had the opportunity to host your sales meeting -- and of course, that you were so thrilled with the experience! It sounds like you really got a chance to fully enjoy your stay, from the food to the gym and on-site Starbucks, and I'll be passing along your compliments to the rest of the staff. We... 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
#23 Family Hotel in Charleston
#24 Romantic Hotel in Charleston

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