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Francis Marion Hotel

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  • Excellent52%
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Reviewed 24 May 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 29 May 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 24 May 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 29 May 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 22 May 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 29 May 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 22 May 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 29 May 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

Reviewed 20 May 2016

I stayed for three nights and can't say enough about the hotel. The staff was warm and welcoming, the location was centrally located at the heart of downtown Charleston, and the room was beautiful. You really feel at home at this hotel and the staff...More

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

Your time in our city should always be a pleasant one, and I'm so happy to see that you've enjoyed your stay. Anytime we can help, please just let us know. I'm really happy we could make the weekend extra special for you. Safe travels,...More

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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Spa
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
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US$181 - US$1,489 (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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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 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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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
22 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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chs262
16 October 2017|
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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
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"The rooms facing the street tend to be a little noisy but have the best view."
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"Decide which features (pool, spa, etc.) you will be using and ask for a room nearby."
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"our room had a beautiful view of the bridge and rivers"
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"I would ask for a room on one of the upper floors with a few toward the historic area and the port."
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