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Overview of The Francis Marion Hotel

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Guest reviews

4.2 / 5Very Good
2,461 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa

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Explore the area

Popular LocationCollege of Charleston2 min walk
Popular LocationCharleston Music Hall4 min walk
RestaurantMoe's Southwest Gril1 min walk
RestaurantStarbucks1 min walk
AirportCharleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.)21 min drive

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  • Standard Room (Run of House)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 250 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds OR 1 Queen Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 355 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Suite (Francis Marion)

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 590 sq ft
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Traditional Room, 1 Queen Bed, Harbor View

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 248 sq ft
    • Water view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Harbor View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Water view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Harbor View

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Water view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Traditional Room, 2 Double Beds, Harbor View

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 248 sq ft
    • Water view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Traditional Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Accessible

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 250 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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About this area

Charleston

Located in Charleston's Charleston Historic District neighborhood, The Francis Marion Hotel is in the city center. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Marion Square and Waterfront Park, while Charleston Music Hall and Music Farm are cultural highlights. Don't miss out on a visit to South Carolina Aquarium. Take an opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as sailing and other activities like golfing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • College of Charleston - 2 min walk
  • Charleston Music Hall - 4 min walk
  • Charleston Museum - 5 min walk
  • Music Farm - 6 min walk
  • Charleston City Market - 10 min walk

Getting around

  • Charleston Station - 17 min drive
  • Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Swamp Fox Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Moe's Southwest Gril - 1 min walk
  • Starbucks - 1 min walk
  • Eat A Pita - 1 min walk
  • Subway - 1 min walk

About this property

The Francis Marion Hotel

Historic Charleston hotel in Charleston Historic District, walk to College of Charleston
A full-service spa, a restaurant, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and a conference center are onsite. All 235 rooms offer comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Room service, coffee makers, and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.
The Francis Marion Hotel offers 235 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
This Charleston hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and refrigerators can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
SPA ADAGIO has 2 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Self parking: USD 20 per day
Valet parking: USD 25 per day
Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11 AM: USD 7-20 per person
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

Fitness center
Full-service spa

Family friendly

Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Refrigerator (on request)

Conveniences

Ballroom
Banquet hall
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Porter/bellhop
Tour/ticket assistance
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English

Business services

Business center
Computer station
Meeting rooms
Conference center (19000 square feet of space)

Spa

2 treatment rooms
Aromatherapy
Body scrubs
Body wraps
Facials
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - hot stone
Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Assistive listening devices available
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Heating (climate-controlled)
Pillow-top mattress
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hair dryer
Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

Cable channels
Flat-screen TV
Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water
Refrigerator (on request)

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Desk
Iron/ironing board
Laptop-compatible safe
Phone
Recycling

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - 4 AM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 26 March 2020 to 31 May 2020 (dates subject to change).

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 150.00 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 150 per stay
Dogs only
1 per room (up to 25 lbs)
Pets cannot be left unattended

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

American Express
Discover
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 7 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 20 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 150 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 150.00 per pet, per stay
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

The Francis Marion Hotel Hotel
Francis Marion Charleston
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Francis Marion Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Francis Marion Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Francis Marion Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Francis Marion Hotel?
As of Jun 1, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Francis Marion Hotel on Jul 1, 2020 start from $134, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours over a 30-day period. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is The Francis Marion Hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, The Francis Marion Hotel allows dogs (limit 1 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 25 lbs per pet. There's a deposit of USD 150 per stay and a fee of USD 150.00 per pet, per stay.
How much is parking at this property?
Self parking is available for USD 20 per day. Valet parking is available for USD 25 per day.
What time is check-in at The Francis Marion Hotel?
Check-in is from 4 PM–4 AM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is this hotel located?
Located in Charleston Historic District, this spa hotel is steps from Marion Square and College of Charleston. Charleston Music Hall and Charleston Museum are also within 10 minutes.

Guest reviews

4.2
Very Good
5 - Excellent
1,173
4 - Good
894
3 - Okay
262
2 - Mediocre
97
1 - Poor
35
4.4
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.1
Amenities
4.1
Property condition

4/5 Good

    This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Excellent experience. Great staff excellent dining experience.

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

      This traveler didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      Beautiful historic hotel. Very comfortable beds, and fantastic harbor views.

      Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      Great and friendly staff! Perfect location and have a fabulous restaurant Swamp Fox

      Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020