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    Francis Marion Hotel

    387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403-6468
    (843) 779-9153
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    Reviewed 29 May 2015

    Beautiful old hotel in a great location. The lobby in particular was elegantly furnished. The room was quite large and though the bathroom was old it was well appointed. There is a restaurant and Starbucks in the same building.

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    Thank charlesr982
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 4 June 2015

    What a kind review -- thank you! Glad our elegant lobby decor struck your fancy, and that you found your room to be so roomy and well-appointed. I hope we'll have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon! Take care, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

    Reviewed 29 May 2015

    My wedding party stayed here for my wedding in Charleston. The staff communicated well. They delivered our welcome bags for us and we had a fabulous time. They even put up a board of wedding events. Thank you!More

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    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 4 June 2015

    Hosting wedding parties is one of our very favorite things, Tara -- it was a pleasure to welcome you and your guests! Congratulations again, and I look forward to passing the compliments along to the rest of the staff. We hope to welcome you back...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

    We stayed at the Francis Marion for two nights in May. The hotel is perfectly located for exploring downtown Charleston. We were able to walk just about every where that we wanted to go. The staff was very friendly and helpful with suggestions about where...More

    Thank Tracy G
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 4 June 2015

    There's nothing better than getting to explore a new city from the perfect vantage point, is there? I'm so happy we could provide that for you, Tracy -- location can truly be key to relaxation. It sounds like your room was quite comfortable, although of...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2015

    Hotel is in an excellent location - right on King Street, between the shopping district and the restaurant district. Also very close to College of Charleston, and right above a Starbucks and across from a park, which often has some sort of fair going on....More

    Thank Sean135
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 4 June 2015

    A great location can't be beat -- so happy to hear that you were a fan of ours, and I hope you were able to see everything you wished in Charleston. It sounds like your room was quite cozy and comfortable, and I'm pleased that...More

    Reviewed 28 May 2015

    No whining from us about the small bathrooms! This is a historic hotel and they've done a good job of renovated many of the rooms. The rooms are clean (high priority), staff is attentive and kind, beds really comfortable. We wish the bar in the...More

    Thank Michaelis P
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 4 June 2015

    I really appreciate the kind words about our renovations and historic charm, and I know the rest of the staff will be thrilled to hear the compliments as well! Thanks so much for spreading the word about us here on TripAdvisor. I'm sorry you weren't...More

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    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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    "Park at the public garage next door and make sure they know you are guest at the hotel but a discounted rate."
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    "Front rooms have a bit of street noise."
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    "We were on the 6th floor with a view of the park which was really pretty!"
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    "Choose another hotel with more space, that's how to get a better room."
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