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Francis Marion Hotel

2,652 reviews
+1 843-722-0600

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Fitness Center
Bar or Lounge

Upscale Southern Charm at the Francis Marion Hotel

What do the Rooms Include?

Every room at The Francis Marion Hotel reflects the grandeur of the 1920s through its decor and atmosphere. A pillowtop mattress is triple sheeted and topped with premium bedding for a superb night’s rest. Marble bathrooms with granite sinks feel palatial. Modern touches include a flat screen TV with cable channels, free Wi-Fi, and room service.

What Amenities/Features Does the Francis Marion Hotel Offer?

Superior Southern hospitality is yours with doorman, bellhop, and concierge services. Pamper yourself with a massage or skin care treatment at the full-service Day Spa. Relish Old South cuisine crafted from fresh, local ingredients at The Swamp Fox while overlooking Marion Square Park.

What Packages are Available?

Different from other hotels in Charleston, the Francis Marion offers over a dozen getaway packages to make more of your stay. Choose from family oriented deals with dining and treats, Civil War themed packages with tickets to historic sights, or romantic bundles with chocolates and champagne.

How Much Will a Stay at the Francis Marion Hotel Cost?

Deluxe rooms with one king or two double beds start around $250 per night. Packages start at as little as $169 per night.

What There to do Nearby?

For a spooky good time, embark on a ghost tour where you might see known specters including the Gentleman Ghost or the Headless Torso. Cruise the waterways surrounding the city on an enchanting dinner cruise or daytime cruise highlighting the coastal sights. Other popular attractions include Fort Sumter, the Morris Island Lighthouse, the Battery, and Magnolia Plantation.

What’s the Bottom Line?

Southern charm combined with fine lowcountry living lead to a genuine experience at the Francis Marion Hotel.



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387 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
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User Highlights
"Location was perfect for" "Fabulous location"
100% liked the proximity to shopping.
Parking was ok, according to 57%.
"Excellent room staff" "Excellent front desk service"
97% found the staff to be very friendly.
88% said the reception staff was great.
"Restaurant is Fabulous" "Great restaurant in the hotel"
Only 65% were satisfied with the menu.
71% loved the dining experience.
"Wonderful internet" "Good wi-fi"
63% thought the wifi quality was ok.
"Excellent atmosphere" "Amazing art deco"
86% enjoyed the lobby entrance.
80% criticized the unstylish hotel.
"Made to order omelets" "Continental breakfast free"
63% said the breakfast was too expensive.
"Carpet looked old" "Musty smell in the room"
78% said rooms were small.
87% complained about the bathroom.
"Lousy pillows" "Very little room to move"
78% said rooms were small.
97% criticized the small bathroom.

Good to know...

Bathroom could be bigger
Rooms could be larger
Pleasant entrance area
Comfortable beds
Expert Reviews
Travel + Leisure
Location, location, location is the main draw of this historic hotel, set just across the street from Marion Square, home to the Charleston Farmers Market.
Wrought-iron railings, crown moldings, and decorative plasterwork speak of the elegance of 1924, when the Francis Marion was the largest hotel in the Carolinas.
For the best view and quiet factor, go for the rooms that face King Street and are as close to the top floor as you can get.
The Telegraph
The grand dame of historic Charleston hotels, the Francis Marion is a throwback to days when travellers expected no-frills elegance. Sturdy and stately, the hotel exudes ample Southern...
Hotel Information
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Spa or Sauna
From 4:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Parking Fee: USD 20 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Refrigerator Fee: USD 10 per night
  • Breakfast Fee: between USD 7 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible