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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 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This quality of hotel you wouldn't expect to find on the main street of a small, rural southern town. The attention to detail, the comfort of the room (especially the bed and linens), the quality of food at the restaurant and bar, the ambiance of the town itself, all surpassed our expectations. Andre, at the front desk took excellent care... More 

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

We are very glad that you enjoyed your time at our hotel and your dinner at The Black Rooster Restaurant & Lounge. Thank you for recognizing the good value our property provides for our guests. Your review on TripAdvisor is greatly appreciated. More 

Spokane, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was participating in a local women's motorcycle rally and this hotel was great! Service, price and history were awesome! I ate all of my meals at the hotel restaurant because they have their own chef who changes the menu daily--OUTSTANDING MEALS AND SERVEICE!!! Prices for the meals were very inexpensive for some of the best meals and desert I... More 

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

Our staff makes every effort to exceed the expectations of all of our guests; we are always gratified to hear we have succeeded. We are happy that you enjoyed the hotel, our restaurant, The Black Rooster and the town of Marion. The hotel just got back from the International Motorcycle Show in Washington DC. We are already anticipating this summer's... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stumbled upon this wonderful gem while visiting Marion last weekend. We were there to see the Christmas along the Crooked Road show at the Lincoln Theater next door. The gentleman at the reception desk was very warm and friendly. He set us up with the perfect sized room. The room was very clean and the bed comfortable. The location... 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. I am pleased that you found our front staff welcoming. We are fortunate to have staff that is invested in providing exceptional customer service. We hope that you will return to our hotel and enjoy other great performances at the Lincoln Theatre. The General Francis Marion Hotel and... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

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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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 glad you enjoyed your stay at the hotel and that you appreciated the 1927 atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel soon! More 

DeLand, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

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 October 29, 2014

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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 

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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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