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Francis Marion Hotel

3.5 of 5 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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Gastonia, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful location, surrounded by great restaurants and shopping! We have stayed many times and every time has been outstanding. Great spa, with a Starbucks and directly across from the park....Be sure to attend the Saturday farmer's and craft market!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Francis Marion is right downtown in the historical district. Great location to get to any of the finer eateries, the aquarium (either walk or take a bike trolley), the boat to Fort Sumter, and offers nice and decently priced hotel parking and more. The staff was helpful in getting me reservations as well as recommending several fine eateries. The restaurant... More

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Shelby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful place to stay in Charleston! The atmosphere, the décor, and the staff are all typical of Old Charleston! It was a short walk to the Market with lovely shopping along the way. Everything about Charleston is quaint, including the Frances Marion!

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Made a reservation for a double room & upon arriving, to our total surprise, the delightful gentleman (wish I'd paid more attention to his name) who checked us in told us that the hotel was not full & that he could upgrade us. When we put the key in the door, we walked in to a beautiful suite complete with... More

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Cary, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago 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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FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

I'm happy to hear that your stay with us was so wonderful, from the suite to the service! Hope you got to experience everything in Charleston that you wanted, and we can't wait to host you again the next time you're in town. All the best, Gayle Karolczyk, General Manager More

Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

So glad you and your friends decided to stay with us this summer! It's wonderful to hear that you appreciated everything from the central location to the historic rooms. I hope the rest of your wedding weekend was lovely, and we look forward to having you back in the future! All the best, Gayle Karolczyk, General Manager More

Richlands, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

So happy to hear that you loved your room and views of Charleston, Amy! I'll be sure to pass the kind words about the service along to the rest of the team as well. We can't wait to host you again the next time you're in town! Take care, Gayle Karolczyk, General Manager More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

We're so glad you chose to stay with us, Lucille! Happy to hear that you felt welcomed and pampered -- and that you got a chance to have a meal at the Swamp Fox as well. Hope you got to see all the sights in Charleston that you'd wanted, and we look forward to welcoming you back the next time... More

Charleston, West Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

We are so honored that you and your husband chose to celebrate such an occasion with us! Glad the room and service could make your stay extra-special -- I'll be sure to pass the kind words along to the rest of the staff. We can't wait to host you again. Best regards, Gayle Karolczyk, General Manager More

Denton, Maryland, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Wow, we really appreciate the kind words, Susan! I'll be sure to pass them along to the staff. Hope you got a chance to see everything you'd hoped to see in Charleston, and we can't wait to welcome you back the next time you're in town! Best regards, 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Francis Marion Hotel 3.5*
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