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Francis Marion Hotel

3.5 of 5 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Soent the first week of April 2012 at the hotel. It was a central location for doing daily sightseeing of the battery, as well as traveling to local places of interest in the adjacent areas, such as Follie Beach, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, and others. Great service was provided from the personnel in valet parking, front desk and house service.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Great place to stay in Charleston. The hotel provides one of the finest locations in all of the downtown area. Dinning and shopping are all just a few blocks away in any direction. The rooms are nice and the staff is very kind and helpful. I will be staying there again.

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Wilmington, NC
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

A friend and I spent a few days in Charleston on our way to Hilton Head. We found The Francis Marion Hotel and Spa to be a lovely older hotel. It is directly across from Marion Square, which is a very convenient location for sightseeing in Charleston. Parking can be a problem in downtown Charleston, so the valet parking was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Great location in historic, beautiful Charleston! King Street & one block from University of SC. Room was clean & view was of roof tops and parking ramp & a beautiful church. BUT the concierge was outstanding. She knew her history and suggested some great finds. Recommend Magnolia's, Justines, water taxi to Patriots Point and take the trolley! We cruised with... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

We had an amazing experience staying in a beautiful suite overlooking downtown Charleston at the Francis Marion. The rooms were elegant and the staff was punctual and helpful with every request. The location is perfect as well. We walked outside Saturday morning to find the Charleston Farmer's Market just across the street. We will be back.

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

This hotel is older but situated in a great location. About 6 blocks from the Auditorium and about 10 blocks from the Market, everything within walking distance. Access back to I-26 is great. The rooms are a bit on the small side and the bathrooms somewhat dated, but I feel the exceptional attitude of the staff and the location more... More

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Coral Gables, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

We stay at the Francis Marion hotel for a week, our room was big enough, but the bathroom had clunks of soap on the walls when we got there and was never clean, the cleaning cru need to be uptaded along with the rooms, lobby is nice, people at the carpet and the concierge were very nice, the location ideal,... More

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atlanta, ga
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

The Francis Marion is a nice hotel in a great location but the room we stayed in was very small and not updated. The room was clean. The view was of the roof with the AC/Heating equipment. The location was within walking distance of the entire historic district and right across the street from a beautiful park. I would recommend... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

we stayed for a night in april, the gentleman at check in upgraded us to a suite on the penthouse floor, I was very excited to get the upgrade but was terribly disappointed when we got the room. It was big and green...awful green carpet, run down and really not very clean..a disappointment I must say!

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

Location is excellent, right on King Street -- an easy walk to tons of shopping, eating and activity. Views are great from all of the rooms. Staff is friendly. The rooms are somewhat small though and are lacking on the details: shower in slight disrepair, carpet fraying a bit. Must hang "Service Requested" sign on door handle if you want... 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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