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Francis Marion Hotel

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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.
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Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Park View
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Picked this hotel hoping for the Charleston charm. Entering the lobby was wonderful. Check in was polite and courteous. Bell man the same. It stops right there. Booked a room for 3 people with 2 queen beds. Got a room with 2 double beds, a bathroom so small that it doesn’t
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Hotel's Favorite
We were passing thru and was a spur of the moment as they had a reasonable nightly rate, and in the center of the city so we could walk and take trolley around historic district. Turned out that the hotel is like from movies, built in 1924 and nicely renovated in 1996, was fun
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Response from FrancisMarionHotel, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Alex, we are glad to see that you were able to stop by and see us! It's nice to know that you had a nice stroll through the city and enjoy your time here. Thank you for the kind words about our service, and we hope to see you back again soon! Best, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager
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Not sure why this is so low on the list. It’s spectacular. Great location. King St. Easy access to CofC. Actually connected to the college bookstore. We stayed on the 12th floor and had great views. The room had a small kitchen and w/d. The hotel staff were very
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This hotel is in a great location, looks great on the web site and the front desk is well run, but our room was a little tired looking. The maid service could have used better supervision - examples: Kleenex Box not replaced (even though the box was thrown in trash can),
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Response from FrancisMarionHotel, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
We are sad to see that we could have left you with a better impression. We can assure you that our room service people follow all cleaning protocols, so if this is the case, we appreciate you bringing this to our attention. We always want you to get the best service possible, so we hope that you will be able to give us another chance. Best, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager
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A Nice hotel with Good, comfortable rooms. The restaurant for breakfast could be better. There was No hostess, it seemed, and service could have been better. Itvmay need Some tweeking, but Perhaps ee Just had bad luck. No Harm done.
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Response from FrancisMarionHotel, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
Georgia, typically we have a hostess at the restaurant, so we are sad to see this. Thank you for bringing it to our attention, and we hope that you will be able to give us another chance. Best, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager
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Is there free parking?
No, you can self park, but I think it’s around $25, Valet is only about $5 more.
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Yes. We enjoyed the Swamp Fox in the Hotel as well as Virginia's which was just down the street and across about 1 1/2 blocks. There were others close by as well.
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Is there a coffee maker in the hotel rooms?
Yes
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Do the rooms have microwaves or mini fridges?
Hi, we do not have microwaves in the rooms. Some rooms do have a mini-fridge. You can request a room with a mini-fridge when making your reservation. We would love to have you stay at the Francis Marion Hotel!
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Do the rooms have microwaves or mini fridges?
We had a mini-fridge but it may depend on your room. I wouldn't expect a microwave at that hotel.
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"high floor not on the street side"
"Look elsewhere"
"Ask for a room overlooking King Street and the park"
"Ask for a corner room on a higher floor - views are spectacular."
"don't get the east or south side of building, very loud with the nightlife"
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PRICE RANGE
$180 - $416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
francis marion charlestonfrancis marion hotelhotel francis marion
LOCATION
United StatesSouth CarolinaCoastal South CarolinaCharleston
NUMBER OF ROOMS
234
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