We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Francis Marion Hotel

Save
Traveller (557)
Room & Suite (305)
Dining (23)
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“swamp fox”(358 reviews)
“historic hotel”(273 reviews)
“king street”(259 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
4 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Offers from Francis Marion Hotel
Special Price: CLICK HERE TO SAVE
Offers from Francis Marion Hotel
Special Price: CLICK HERE TO SAVE
Rooms
7 May8 May
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 318.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Charleston hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "c5b2b1bd35a34b299432847457602440", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":103437,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32456692],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":7,"month":5,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":8,"month":5,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":318,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"c5b2b1bd35a34b299432847457602440","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":327,"lowestMetaPrice":318,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":327,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":327,"lowestMetaPrice":318,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":327,"hotelName":"Francis Marion Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImM1YjJiMWJkMzVhMzRiMjk5NDMyODQ3NDU3NjAyNDQwIiwiQUlLIjoiZjY0NzQ0OGU3YjRmNGY4NDgwOGZmYzliOGIyMDQyZGEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "07/05/2018", "checkOut": "08/05/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$ 318", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"32456692":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (3,152)
There are newer reviews for Francis Marion Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
3,112 results
Traveller rating
1,564
993
325
137
93
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
1,564
993
325
137
93
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsswamp foxhistoric hotelking streetan older hotelwithin walking distancefarmers marketsmall bathroomchocolate covered strawberriesbeautiful lobbycorner roombell staffdowntown charlestonsouthern charmperfect locationbed was very comfortableparking garagefree trolley
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
991 - 995 of 3,112 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Had the pleasure of attending a family wedding at this wonderful hotel. The historic building is conveniently located within walking distance of all the local attractions and the friendly, attentive staff is first rate. Highly recommended!

Thank William B
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 17 March 2016

We're honored that your family chose us for such a wonderful occasion! So glad that the location and service made it that much more enjoyable. Best wishes to the new couple, and we hope to see you again soon! :) -Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed for a conference I was attending. The staff was amazing! They are all friendly and helpful. The hotel is historic and remodeled. Rooms are comfortable and clean. This hotel has turn down service, room service, and numerous meeti,g areas. Also...More

Thank Allison W
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 16 March 2016

I'm always so thrilled to hear from a guest who was fully satisfied with everything about their stay, Allison! I'm glad that the service, rooms, and location made your visit to Charleston that much more enjoyable. Thanks for choosing us! We can't wait to impress...More

Reviewed 11 March 2016

It is always a pleasure to stay at the Francis Marion Hotel. The hotel is old but well maintained. Every staff member I encountered, especially the front desk personnel and doormen, we're so courteous and helpful.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank DrKeithT
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 16 March 2016

Thanks for continually staying with us! So glad you've felt truly welcomed by our staff. That is quite a view -- good choice! Can't wait to have you back for another stay. :) Warmly, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 11 March 2016

The hotel is incredibly charming. The staff went above and beyond to make us feel at home. My colleague and I arrived around midnight, and the night front desk clerk, Rhonda, was so wonderful. The bellmen were some of the most charming and helpful I've...More

Thank Quinn T
Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 16 March 2016

So glad your stay with us was so delightful, Quinn! We take our service very seriously and always aim to impress -- so we love when we find out we've succeeded! Sorry to hear your bathroom was a little too small, though. One of the...More

Reviewed 11 March 2016

Very friendly front staff had everything ready as we requested. (Wife has allergy to down)' Business room had very noisy Hvac but other than that place is great. Doorman are also great and helpful. There is a Starbucks in the building. Also within walking distance...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Thank erdocr2
Response from FMH_Manager, Owner at Francis Marion HotelResponded 16 March 2016

Thanks so much for staying with us! Glad we were able to accommodate your wife's allergies. But I'm sorry to hear the HVAC was problematic in the meeting room. I am unsure which room you were in, but there was an issue with a noisy...More

View more reviews
Best Value Properties in Charleston, SC
See all 62 hotels in CharlestonSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
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
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Details
Price range
US$ 181 - US$ 1,489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#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
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 181 - US$ 1,489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#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
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (557)
Room & Suite (305)
Dining (23)
Amenities (33)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (20)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Golfpa1
9 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
1
Vote
chs262
21 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
0
Votes
chs262
16 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
2
Votes
Room Tips
"The rooms facing the street tend to be a little noisy but have the best view."
Read review
"Decide which features (pool, spa, etc.) you will be using and ask for a room nearby."
Read review
"our room had a beautiful view of the bridge and rivers"
Read review
"I would ask for a room on one of the upper floors with a few toward the historic area and the port."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing