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Francis Marion Hotel

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Reviewed May 24, 2016

I stayed for just one night May 2016 and was very impressed from check-in to check-out. I pulled up after 10pm in the valet lane in front of the Hotel and ran inside to check-in and get information on where to park. The young woman...More

Thank ChaseSkylar
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded May 29, 2016

Impressed from check-in to check-out? That's truly all I could ask for, Chase, and I'm thrilled to hear just what you loved so much with us. I'll have to share your kind words on the service with the rest of the staff, and know that...More

Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Hotel is perfect location to everything in Charleston. You can walk everywhere or catch the free trolley. Rooms are beautiful. Great onsite restaurant. Top notch staff who know the area and can give a locals view on where to go and what to do.More

Thank christinehill111248
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded May 29, 2016

Thank you so much, Christine -- it sure was a pleasure to have you over! I appreciate all your kind words, and hope to welcome you back sometime sooner than later. All of us would love to see you again. Kindest regards, Stephen Parker, Hotel...More

Reviewed May 23, 2016

The staff are wonderfully helpful and accommodating. The hotel's location is hard to beat: right off a beautiful historic park and on the main shopping thoroughfare through the city - King Street. It is also one of the tallest buildings around, so you can always...More

Thank aph28
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded May 29, 2016

Thank you so much for the feedback! I love hearing that you were impressed with the service and our beautiful architecture. I appreciate your thoughts about the rooms, as well. We're constantly working to improve our historic hotel, while also preserving its past. Your input...More

Reviewed May 22, 2016

Strange configuration of rooms have resulted from conversion to a modern hotel. My room, a two double bed room, was created by taking out a wall between two small rooms, creating a rather large one. Thus it had two large windows with great views, two...More

Thank Ron W
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded May 29, 2016

We have had to make some changes to the original room configuration in an effort to offer more variety in stay options, Ron. I am glad you enjoyed your visit with us and the room offered you a nice space while staying in our city....More

Reviewed May 22, 2016

Stayed here for 1 night as part of our roadtrip, beautiful hotel set in the heart of charleston, in easy reach of local bars and restaurants, would recommend and if visiting charleston again we would definitely stay here again.

Thank gazbecs
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded May 29, 2016

A road trip is such a magical experience. I'm happy we were able to be part of it and that you were able to enjoy your stay in Charleston. You're welcome back any time. Safe travels, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

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US$174 - US$455 (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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Price range
US$174 - US$455 (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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JamesKandJohnA
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Response from Laura M | Reviewed this property |
It's about a 30 minute walk. Not bad at all.
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February 8, 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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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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"Perfect for attending local festivals, especially the Charleston Food + Wine Festival"
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"Had a room with a great view facing the park and the water."
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"Ask about corner rooms - the extra window and light plus the view make them desirable. Bath sizes can vary..."
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"GREAT sleep. Beds are so comfortable!!!"
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