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    Francis Marion Hotel

    387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403-6468
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          Reviewed 12 September 2015

          The Francis Marion is a historic hotel that has found a way to perfectly blend its historic styling with modern convenience. The lobby is huge and has amenities that you picture when you think of old Southern Charm and style. The staff is extremely helpful....More

          1  Thank Dianeinla
          Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel

          What a kind, thoughtful review -- thank you so much! It means a lot to hear how much you appreciated the old world charm of our hotel as well as the friendly staff and central location. We can't wait to welcome you back again --...More

          Reviewed 11 September 2015

          Hotel is in great location on edge of fab shopping area. Lobby and entrance very welcoming. Rooms very small. My husband and I had room on 11th floor. It was definitely single file around room.we had two cases and it was difficult to have them...More

          1  Thank Hayley H
          Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel

          While I'm thrilled that you appreciated our central location, Hayley, of course I'm disappointed to hear that you and your husband were less impressed with the size of your room. It's true that we're working with limited space and resources as an older hotel, but...More

          Reviewed 11 September 2015

          Stayed for a couple nights in this fantastic hotel. The room was well dressed clean and comfortable. The Lobby was something out of a old film so grand and "smoking lounge" style. Breakfast was good could a have used a few more options. Wish the...More

          Thank John S
          Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel

          We always strive to offer a little taste of southern hospitality when you stay with us, John! I'm really happy to hear that this has shone through. Glad you appreciated the old world charm of our historic lobby as well. I can't wait to welcome...More

          Reviewed 11 September 2015

          Stayed here with my adult son in May. I really liked it although room a little small as is typical in an older hotel. Bathroom was tiny but again, I find that charming. I had reserved two rooms both with one queen bed but when...More

          Thank Bonny W
          Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel

          I'm so glad that you and your son enjoyed your stay with us so much, Bonny! It's always wonderful to hear from someone who really appreciates the old world charm and ambiance of our hotel. Glad we could get your son's TV all fixed up...More

          Reviewed 10 September 2015

          Only stayed for a couple of days but thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Staff could not be faulted, so friendly and helpful. Had a lovely room looking over the water. Swamp Fox restaurant gave us some lovely meals. Centrally placed in downtown, ideal for exploring the...More

          Thank StevieMIckenham
          Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel

          I'm so glad we could show you a bit of southern hospitality during your whirlwind stay! That's always our goal, so it's wonderful to know that it has shone through. We can't wait to welcome you back for another delicious meal and restful visit! All...More

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          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
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          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • US$ 174 - US$ 384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #5 Spa Hotel in Charleston
          • #13 Business Hotel in Charleston
          • #15 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
          • #21 Family Hotel in Charleston
          • #24 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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          maroldba
          Is it possible to have breakfast included in our reservation. Also I saw in your reviews that you don't have a shuttle from the airport is there a bus? How do your. Guests get from the airport? Thank you Beverly Marolda
          25 April 2017|
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          Response from FMH_Manager | Property representative |
          Hi, Ms. Marolda: We do have packages that include breakfast. Please call us at 843-722-0600 or visit our website for more information. To get from the airport, we recommend getting a taxi, which will cost about $30... More
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          maroldba
          Is this hotel part of a chain
          25 April 2017|
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          Response from FMH_Manager | Property representative |
          Francis Marion Hotel is independently owned and operated. We are members of Historic Hotels of America.
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          Cashby19
          Do any of the rooms have balconies?
          11 December 2016|
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          Response from iheartsushi21 | Reviewed this property |
          Not that I know of but this is a lovely hotel. Ask for a good view. The view from are room was gorgeous. I do not understand all the complaints about this hotel. We stay frequently and never had a complaint. The king... More
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