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    Francis Marion Hotel

    387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403-6468
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    My husband and I were visiting Charleston for the weekend. We have been to Charleston many times but have never stayed at the Francis Marion Hotel. I always walked past it and thought how regal it looked. So I booked it for the weekend and...More

    Thank Cgasque30
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 7 March 2017

    The Hotel is a jewel located between the old and new of Charleston. Friendly staff, good accommodations and a return to the kind of experience finer hotels provided in the last century. Built in the 1920's provides the aura of a more refined earlier age.

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    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion Hotel

    So pleased that you could be our guest, George. Thank you for your kind words. I hope that we will host you again the next time you're visiting Charleston. Sincerely, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The Francis Marion Hotel is truly a trip back in time. The old world charm can be seen right away in the lobby. Bog comfortable couches and chairs are placed throughout the lobby area, and a snack and drink table are set up for guest...More

    Thank bocaberger
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Stayed here during a conference and really enjoyed it. You can tell that this hotel is 90yrs old, but it is well kept. I enjoyed the room even if it is a little small. Bed and pillows were comfortable. Bathrooms are small but functional. Location...More

    Thank ajgatraveler
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    we stayed at the Francis Marion because my husband was attending a conference there. I knew it would be quaint(old). The lobby is beautiful, the staff very friendly and helpful. Do not get a room on the main road if possible. It is soooo loud...More

    Thank javdhr
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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
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    Is this hotel part of a chain
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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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    "Request a harbor view on a high floor."
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    "Rooms overlooking Marion Square have terrific views."
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    "Some rooms probably had a good view; ours on the 4th floor did not. Ask when making reservation."
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    "get the bottom line price--taxes & everything up front"
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