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    Francis Marion Hotel

    387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403-6468
    (843) 779-9153
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    Reviewed 18 March 2016

    Welcoming staff. Friendly, helpful and professional. The hotel has a nice, warm ambiance and is neat and clean. The Swamp Fox restaurant is fabulous and can compete with the wide array of great places to eat in Charleston. The hotel staff are all friendly, helpful...More

    Thank JohnCon
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 23 March 2016

    Thanks for choosing us, John! I'm really happy that you enjoyed your stay so much! Our service and ambiance are so important to us -- it's so good to hear that they worked for you. Come see us again soon! Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

    Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

    Had a 2 day, 1 night business trip to the Medical College of South Carolina in Charleston. The Marion is downtown, step outside into a neighborhood of restaurants, coffee shops (try Kudu), shopping and bars. 10 minute walk to MCSC. Old school hotel, spacious room,...More

    Thank Bob-Terri
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 22 March 2016

    Thanks for choosing us again, Bob! I'm so happy to know the locale worked well with your travel plans. Can't wait to have you back! Warmly, Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

    Reviewed 18 March 2016

    I just finished a 4-day stay at the Francis Hotel for an ASME conference. This was one of the best hotel experiences I have had! For starters, I was checked in by Caroline who was very charming, energetic, and helpful during check-in. Second, despite being...More

    Thank jessAbamaGirl
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 23 March 2016

    Thanks for choosing us for your stay during the conference, Jessica! I'm so excited that you were happy with your room and the service. I'll make sure to let Caroline know about your comments. :) Hope to have you back for another stay soon! Warmly,...More

    Reviewed 16 March 2016

    I ws extremely impressed by the Hotel's service, ambiance & special surprises. The room was beautiful. It was great to find a piano serenading us in the lobby my first afternoon. I enjoyed dinner at The Swamp Fox restaurant & found many members of the...More

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    Thank Rosemary C
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 18 March 2016

    It was our pleasure, Rosemary! I'm absolutely thrilled that you were so happy with your room and the service -- especially our piano player. I'll be sure to pass along your comments! Can't wait to have you come stay again soon! Warmly, Stephen Parker, Hotel...More

    Reviewed 15 March 2016

    Had the pleasure of attending a family wedding at this wonderful hotel. The historic building is conveniently located within walking distance of all the local attractions and the friendly, attentive staff is first rate. Highly recommended!

    Thank William B
    Response from FMH_Manager, Manager at Francis Marion HotelResponded 17 March 2016

    We're honored that your family chose us for such a wonderful occasion! So glad that the location and service made it that much more enjoyable. Best wishes to the new couple, and we hope to see you again soon! :) -Stephen Parker, Hotel Manager

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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Price range
    • US$148 - US$391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #5 Spa Hotel in Charleston
    • #13 Business Hotel in Charleston
    • #15 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
    • #21 Family Hotel in Charleston
    • #24 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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    • Number of rooms
    • 234
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    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
    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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    21 July 2017|
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