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General Francis Marion Hotel

107 East Main Street, Marion, VA 24354
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Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Marion
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Louisthree Charlotte, North Carolina
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Step back in time for some old charm but with modern amenities. A real gem, nicely updated well appointed rooms. This hotel has a great bar with good choice of wines. The restaurant has excellent food and breakfast is included with the room.

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DeLand, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently attended a wedding in our old hometown of Marion, VA. This hotel was a charming, wonderful find. The decor kept with the time and each room was clean, beautifully adorned with the old charm. It was a nice change to have a key instead of the modern cards to enter the room. The bathroom was quaintly done with... More

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Robert L, General Manager at General Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

We strive to exceed the expectation of each and every guest and we are always gratified to hear that we have succeeded. We are happy that you appreciated the 1927 ambiance of our hotel. We look forward to your return and the opportunity to serve you again. Thank you for taking the time to review our property on TripAdvisor. More

Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I made our first visit to Marion after reading a nice blog post about the town. We were looking for a mountain town that around 2 hours from Charlotte, NC. We usually go to Boone or Asheville but so glad we found Marion. It is small and charming with just enough to do. We drove straight to... More

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Robert L, General Manager at General Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed your trip to Marion and our hotel. Thank you for your kind words regarding our property, Gilchrist & Soames amenities, our downtown location, The Black Rooster Lounge and Sunday Brunch. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. We appreciate your TripAdvisor review. More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I booked a room in advanced and the hotel held the room with a credit card (normal procedure). When we got there we were able to check in a little early, which was great because there is so much to see and do around town. We absolutely loved the renovated finishes and the historical background. However, when... More

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Robert L, General Manager at General Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry that you did not have a positive experience at our property. We take our guests’ reviews very seriously. We strive to create a positive experience for each and every guest. I have taken time to investigate all of your concerns. I would like to reply to each of your comments. 1) Room Temperature: We apologize if the... More

Alexandria, Virginia
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6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The hotel restored in a 1920s style has a lot of character while still having all of the modern comforts. It was like staying at a 5-star hotel, but at nowhere near the price. It was a good place to come back to every night as we explored the area.

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Robert L, General Manager at General Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to recognize that our hotel is a great value. Great care was taken in restoring our property. It is located in downtown Marion, a great walking town, convenient to shops and a choice of eateries. The next time you visit us, we hope you have the time to enjoy our restaurant, The Black Rooster.... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were there over a weekend (Saturday and Sunday nights) and it was very quiet in the hotel and historic town centre. The hotel gives the guest a lovely sense of its historic origins due its skilful restoration. On arrival the welcome was efficient. However, during our 2 night stay we only saw 2 receptionists, and no other hotel staff,... More

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Robert L, General Manager at General Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

Hotel Response:We are glad that you appreciated the hotel’s restoration and that you enjoyed your guest room. Staff in the hotel is scheduled as appropriate to the occupancy, and we are sorry that you were not here during a busier weekend. Thanks for your positive comments regarding your experience at the Black Rooster Lounge and 27 Lions, our awesome bar... More

Boynton Beach
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We read about the General Francis Marion Hotel in Preservation magazine and wanted to stop in Marion, VA to visit the grave of Sherwood Anderson. The hotel is a nice surprise; an unusual mix of Deco and Gothic that is not over-restored. For example the room doors retain the louvers -- now filled in -- that were necessary for pre-AC... More

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Robert L, General Manager at General Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

Welcome to small town Marion! We are glad that you had an opportunity to see the Homecoming Parade and to appreciate some of the history of our town. Thank you for your favorable comments regarding The Black Rooster Restaurant & Lounge. Our hotel is proud to be able to offer our guests a great dining experience without leaving the property.... More

Cary, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The hotel is excellent and the staff are the best!! We came in as a group of about 20 people. Karen, the Hotel Marketing Manager was very helpful to everyone. I've stayed here many times now and she is always helpful. Everything was perfect. The rooms are extremely clean and we attended a wine dinner sponsored by the Hotel and... More

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Robert L, General Manager at General Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel on TripAdvisor. We are happy that the hotel and staff met your expectations and we thank you for attending and reviewing our wine dinner. The next Wine Tasting Dinner is on November 15th when we will sample wine from Australia. We hope that you will be able to treat yourself... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Staff is very friendly and wants to make your stay enjoyable. Rooms are very comfortable, bar is very nice. Just a great place to spend some time. This hotel has 36 wonderful rooms. The local restaurants make this a really great small town.

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Robert L, General Manager at General Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

The hotel is fortunate to have a great downtown location; there are a lot of choices for eating and drinking right outside the hotel front door. The hotel restaurant and lounge, The Black Rooster is always a great experience and we certainly appreciate your comments. We are happy you enjoyed your experience at our hotel and we look forward to... More

Cary, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

For the second year in a row, a group of our NC based car club used the General Francis Marion Hotel as our base camp for a weekend drive through some of the beautiful mountain roads around Marion. The hospitality provided to our group by the hotel staff was second to none. The hotel Marketing Manager, Karen, was especially helpful... More

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Robert L, General Manager at General Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

Our hotel has an outstanding downtown location that is close to miles of great driving roads. We are always happy to see groups return to the hotel and the staff and I especially look forward to your return. Thank you for mentioning the monthly wine dinners. We have two more wine events scheduled for this year; October 18th and November... More

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Address: 107 East Main Street, Marion, VA 24354
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Location: United States > Virginia > Marion
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Number of rooms: 36
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