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Francis Marion Hotel

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  • Excellent52%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We only stayed one night..hotel is beautiful.. room was large and comfortable but no view and bathroom was tiny I mean really tiny barely enough room to move so for that reason I can't go for a 5. Not sure the historical impact outweighs the...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This a delightful place to stay. The staff are wonderful and a pleasure to speak with are immediate in providing any customer requests. Honestly, this was our first stay at this hotel mostly because we live in Pawleys Island and it’s an easy drive down...More

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Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 19 January 2018

It was delightful having you here! Thanks for making our hotel apart of your routine visits to Charleston moving forward. We can't wait to welcome you back soon! Safe travels, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My only complain was the toilet spot wright below the outside of the seat that looked like it was pup until they went & look at it and said it was a rust spot, I than tole them they should put some ceramic paint so...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The lobby is so elegant yet comfortable. The Swamp Fox Restaurant is A+. Don't miss the piano music accompanying dinner on certain nights.Large, beautifully decorated rooms. Location is perfect for shopping, eating, attractions.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Francis Marion Hotel was beautiful, the room was large and the bed was comfortable. Our room had TWO bathrooms! The concierge was well-informed and he offered good restaurant and tour recommendations. All employees, from the front desk to valets, were warm and welcoming. I...More

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Room Service
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
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Laundry Service
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Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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US$172 - US$435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Spa Hotel in Charleston
#13 Family Hotel in Charleston
#13 Business Hotel in Charleston
#15 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#24 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$172 - US$435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Spa Hotel in Charleston
#13 Family Hotel in Charleston
#13 Business Hotel in Charleston
#15 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#24 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Golfpa1
8 February 2018|
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Response from Caitlin S | Reviewed this property |
I would say to at least spend a long weekend there, but you could certainly make a week trip out of it as well! We found that this hotel was a great walking distance from downtown, and didn't use our car to drive anywhere... More
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chs262
21 October 2017|
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Response from doclago1 | Reviewed this property |
I could be wrong but I don't believe there is one. There are plenty of taxis and Ubers available. It's about $40 for cab from the airport to the hotel
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chs262
16 October 2017|
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Response from BKPaints | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they have a shuttle but our recent Uber rides were $30.40 from the airport to the hotel and oddly enough $17.50 from the hotel to the airport for our departure. Granted it was 4th of July weekend so you never... More
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