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Francis Marion Hotel

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387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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    4 of 5 stars
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Brockway, PA
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2011

This Memorial Day Holiday my husband and I visited our favorite city, Charleston, SC. We stayed at the beautifully restored Francis Marion Hotel. It was our first stay at the hotel and we couldn't have been more pleased. Our room was very clean, spacious and tastefully decorated to reflect the charm and character you would expect in beautiful downtown Charleston.... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2011

Great stay at an old hotel that stills shines. The bell man, concierge, and front desk staff were all very friendly and helpful in making our vacation in Charleston great. We were not in our room much except to crash at night there was so much happening in town. We did not know that Spoleto was going on but the... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2011

The Francis Marion is a lovely hotel with lovely staff. The staff was polite, considerate, and helpful. Our room was beautifully decorated with a wonderful view of downtown. We were in Charleston for my husband's birthday and decided to have hot stone massages at the hotel spa, Spa Adagio. The massage therapist was wonderful and highly educated. We will certainly... More 

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2011

We loved the hotel. Our room was larger than expected--two double beds and lots of space, although the bathroom was tiny. Perhaps one should check the room before accepting it. Although we were only on the second floor, it was very quiet. No street noise, very thick walls. A European type of hotel but with large rooms. Great location. Free... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2011

We were booked at the Francis Marion for a conference, and were looking forward to the charm of a historic hotel. We were a little disappointed that there was no pool, but realized this was a trade-off for charm. When we entered our rroom, we couldn't believe how tiny it was. The one bed took up most of the room,... More 

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Pleasanton, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2011

Our group of 60 Army veterans and wives (served together in Germany during the Cold War- early 1960's) meets biennially and have met in a number of places in the US and Germany. I was the organizer for the Charleston Reunion and as a native South Carolinian I visited Charleston for a week 16 months before our reunion to select... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2011

Upon check-in front desk staff was rude. Housekeeping staff was incredibly rude and we were basically kicked out of our room at 4:30 p.m. So she could finally clean it. So many more little things not done properly it would taker too long to write them here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2011

I stayed at the Francis Marion for conference in April. Room was clean, beds comfortable, and, the room I was in had a great view of the bridge/harbor. Overall, good location, next to King Street shopping district and College of Charleston. A fellow conference attendee had a problem where the front desk gave the same room to two different people... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2011

Joy found us a luggage repair shop to repair the locking mechanism, spoke with the store manager, and gave us printed directions to their location. Then she made us reservations for playing golf on Seabrook Island at a fantastic golf course, again with a printout of directions. These are only 2 of the examples of assistance she gave us in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2011

The Francis Marion Hotel is a beautiful, historic hotel located in a great spot for shopping and walking around downtown Charleston. We stayed at the hotel for our 10th anniversary. I probably would not stay again, because the room we had was small and not very romantic. For the same price, we later found out we could have stayed at... More 

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