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Francis Marion Hotel

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

First of all, the staff was super friendly and prompt. If you don't know anything about the Francis Marion, the rooms are updated but preserve the look and feel that they originally had many years ago. By it's looks, some might not think that the...More

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Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 26 June 2016

Thanks for bringing the family to Charleston, Calvin. It is our pleasure to host you while you discover the joys of the city. I hope the rest of your trip was enjoyable. Take care and safe travels, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 22 June 2016

Great location in historic district, walking distance to everything. Perfect location if taking cruise out of Charlestown only 1/2 mile from port. We could see the cruise ship from our window the morning we left

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Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 26 June 2016

So glad we could be your last night on dry land before a cruise, and I hope you enjoyed your nautical vacation. Thank you for taking a moment to leave us some feedback on your stay with us. Safe travels, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 22 June 2016

Getting into this hotel can be a be a wait because of the location. Don't get frustrated - location is part of the charm. Give yourself plenty of time. If you are coming in for a convention that starts the same day you arrive --...More

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Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 26 June 2016

Conventions can certainly make things busier in the area, and I'm happy you have some friendly advice on coming to check-in during these events. It's nice to see you enjoyed your stay. Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Historic hotel. Enjoyed the history of the property thru the years. Check in was easy, received a room with of view of the water. Small room. I would not recommend more than 2 people to room. Bathroom even smaller. Comfortable beds. Lavender scent in the...More

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Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 23 June 2016

I'm pleased to see you enjoyed your time in Charleston and that we could be a part of it. Thank you for being our guest and taking some time to explore our fair city. Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 19 June 2016

Bathroom was so small you could not turn around. It would get wet and so steamy that it took 20 minutes before you could see in the mirror. My towel slipped from my hand and fell in the toilet! It would be impossible for an...More

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Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 23 June 2016

The historic building we host our guests in, does have some structural differences from the modern day buildings, Mollie. While our bathrooms are smaller than the regular ones built today, they are still able to accommodate our guests. I do hope that the rest of...More

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#5 Spa Hotel in Charleston
#13 Business Hotel in Charleston
#13 Family Hotel in Charleston
#15 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#24 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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US$ 182 - US$ 1,429 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Spa Hotel in Charleston
#13 Business Hotel in Charleston
#13 Family Hotel in Charleston
#15 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#24 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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JamesKandJohnA
17 May 2018|
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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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Golfpa1
9 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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