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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was in town for a conference and stayed for five nights. I had requested a refrigerator prior to my arrival and when I checked in was told my room was ready and they had placed it in a room for me already. Room was large and extremely quiet. Staff was friendly and room was cleaned nicely everyday. Great location in... More 

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Chapin, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hoping for a real Charleston experience for friends visiting from NJ booked with expedia for two adults and one child (16) asked for 2 beds on check in we were told we would have a pull out and queen size bed ....hotel was not sold out and we requested a change ...it appeared because we did not book through hotel... More 

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Compiegne, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 3 days in Charleston (A Familiy with 3 children 7-12-14 yers old). Our stay at the Francis Marin Hotel was very good with a awsome view over Charleston. We could do all our visit walking. The location of the hotel is excellent. The breakfast in the restaurant was vey good. The people were kind and helpfull

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here for a work conference and enjoyed my stay. It is an older hotel that has been redone but still has a few places that are a little rough around the edges however it is decorated nicely and the bed was very comfortable. The bathrooms are small so you may want to look elsewhere if that bothers you.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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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FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

Your time with us should always be a comfortable and pleasant as possible, and I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our hospitality. It sounds like your time in Charleston was lovely, and we hope to see you again, should you visit our city again. Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel, responded to this review

A comfortable stay and a convenient location are two of the things we pride ourselves on, Finley, and I'm sorry to hear that you might not have had the full experience of that. While the large hotels aren't for everyone, I'm happy to see that you found several things to like about your stay. Thank you for being our guest.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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 

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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 )
Services
  • 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: $158 - $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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