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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Didn't expect to stay here but was glad i did. It is a big hotel. But the doormen and front desk people are so attentive that it feels a lot smaller. It is an old hotel. the rooms were redone some time ago i heard. the beds are comfortable and rooms are well appointed. the bathroom was a s big... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Good: This is a larger historic hotel in heart of downtown Charleston. Nice that it was right across the street from the park and we enjoyed various events there, i.e.: Sat. morning farmers market and afternoon break dancing ( yes, break dancing). Close to several fast breakfast places like Panera and Einsteins Bagels...there is a Starbucks outside the lobby.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Old hotel that has been renovated but the ventilation/cooling not great. Musty smell and clothes got damp in room. Great location and staff were friendly and professional. Room was relatively clean. Bathroom was tiny! Parking not well marked.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Charleston a couple of years ago only as a quick stop on the way to Savannah and we knew this hotel by coincidence since we parked nearby. So, the year we decided to have a longer visit I booked a room without looking for any other place. The decision was right! The Francis Marion is a beautiful historic... More 

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

It looks like we were fated to have you as our guest, Daniel. Thank you for putting your faith in us for your time in Charleston. I'm happy to see it was well placed. Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

West Allis, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed one night with my daughter. We had a small room, but it was what I expected. We parked in the parking garage next door and walked up and down King Street. The room was quiet and we had an excellent view of the city. The hotel staff were the best I have experienced in awhile!

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Thank jmr9168
FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us host you while you visited our great city. Our goal is always to ensure you have the most comfortable stay while exploring Charleston. I hope we might see you again should you find yourself back in town. Safe travels, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

Garner, NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a beautiful room on the second floor, facing the street. Ours was a room that was also available as a suite, so it had a connecting door to the adjacent room. First day: great! No one in the room beside us. Second day: incredibly noisy. Sounded like they were moving furniture in there and we could almost understand... More 

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

We're glad you could be our guest for a few nights, but I'm sorry to hear that your comfort might have been disturbed by fellow guests or the event we hosted. I would agree that you might be best suited for a room on one of our higher floors on your next visit. Thank you for visiting Charleston. Take care,... More 

Buxton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rooms lovely & clean, but my bathroom was so small you could hardly turn round. The toilet was badly stained & the plug hole was just thick rust. The reception area was under refurbishment which slightly let down the grandeur of the hotel. Parking was valet or self. Did not have dinner or breakfast do cannot comment. We did enjoy... More 

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

It sounds like everything was to your liking, and that's just the way we like it, Lynne. Thank you for being our guest. Safe travels, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I cannot remember staying at a better hotel. Walked in the lobby and I felt like I had stepped back in time by at least 100 years. The chandeliers were the size of cars. The chairs were comfortable to sleep in., The room was large and extremely clean. The service was outstanding The breakfast gave a full menu, two choices... More 

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

It's is gratifying to hear everything met your expectations and that your stay was so eventful Thank you for choosing to be our guest while you explored Charleston. Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

San Antonio, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is perfectly located near shops, places to eat, and within a walking distance from the market street and water. Would definitely stay here again!! Can't say enough about the staff. They were pleasant and helpful.

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

Some southern hospitality and a convenient spot to call stay is what we try to offer all our guests, Elizabeth. I'm so glad to hear everything was to your liking. Thank you for staying with us. Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

Staten Island, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were only here for one night, but is it such a beautiful hotel. Very clean and centrally located to many sights and activities. Friendly and helpful staff. I would stay here again if I was ever in the area.

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

One night is enough to get a taste of hospitality and take in some of Charleston, Ann-Marie. So glad you could join us, even if it was for a short time. Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience unsurpassed views of the historic harbor at the Francis Marion Hotel, the only high-rise hotel in Charleston’s historic district. All 234 guest rooms including 10 Suites and 7 Penthouse Suites are tastefully furnished for today’s sophisticated traveler, and provide modern conveniences from wireless Internet access, voicemail and data ports to on-demand movies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Francis Marion Hotel

Address: 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403-6468
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: $156 - $392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Francis Marion Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 234
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Also Known As:
Francis Marion Charleston
Hotel Francis Marion
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Charleston
#13 Business Hotel in Charleston
#13 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#21 Family Hotel in Charleston
#24 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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