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The Francis Marion Hotel

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Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, desk

Overview of The Francis Marion Hotel

The Francis Marion Hotel

4 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCharleston City Market10 min walk
  • Popular LocationSouth Carolina Aquarium15 min walk
  • Popular LocationPort of Charleston Cruise Terminal19 min walk
  • AirportCharleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.)19 min drive

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About this area

Charleston

In the city center, The Francis Marion Hotel is in Charleston's Charleston Historic District neighborhood, an area with good shopping. 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.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • College of Charleston - 2 min walk
  • Charleston Music Hall - 4 min walk
  • Charleston City Market - 10 min walk
  • South Carolina Aquarium - 15 min walk
  • Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Charleston Station - 15 min drive
  • Charleston Intl. Airport (CHS) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Swamp Fox Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Halls Chophouse — 3 min walk
  • Monza — 4 min walk
  • Closed for Business — 4 min walk
  • Fish — 4 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. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
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. Refrigerators, change of towels, and change of bedsheets can be requested. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

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.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 20 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking on site (USD 28 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking

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

Conveniences

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

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

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

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 contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

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

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Recycling

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per pet, per day, plus a deposit of USD 50.00 per day
Dogs welcome
1 per room (up to 25 lbs)
Pets cannot be left unattended

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

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 28 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 50.00 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet, per day
  • 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
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
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
Francis Marion Hotel
Francis Marion Hotel Charleston
Hotel Francis Marion
Marion Francis Hotel
The Francis Marion Hotel Charleston
The Francis Marion Hotel Hotel Charleston

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4.3
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Rating 5 - Excellent. 805 out of 1508 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 475 out of 1508 reviews
4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 153 out of 1508 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 51 out of 1508 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 24 out of 1508 reviews
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
An elegant, comfortable, welcoming place! The lobby is light and airy, as was our room; and the location is ideal. We felt pampered and entirely “at home.” We stayed three nights and hated to leave, even then.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location to everything
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Location
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Well maintained old Southern Hotel
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We really enjoyed our stay at the Francis Marion. The location is perfect -- you can walk either direction on King St. and find great restaurants and bars. The bed was comfortable and the shower had good water pressure. No complaints! Would definitely recommend.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021