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Set in the heart of Charleston across from Marion Square, this historic hotel features a full-service spa and an on-site restaurant serving classic Southern cuisine. The French Quarter is 0.6 miles away. Free WiFi is provided.

A flat-screen TV with premium cable channels is featured in all rooms. A custom-made vanity and seating area are also provided. Guests will enjoy the convenience of a coffee maker.

A fully equipped fitness centre is provided. A Starbucks Coffee® shop and full-service are on site as well.

While staying at the Francis Marion, guests can enjoy regional specialities for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Swamp Fox Restaurant. Live jazz music along with cocktails is also available at the hotel's Swamp Fox Bar.

The College of Charleston, the Gibbes Museum of Art and the Charleston Museum are all within 0.8 miles from the Francis Marion Hotel. This hotel also borders the King Street shopping district.

This is our guests' favourite part of Charleston, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Francis Marion Hotel has been welcoming guests since 11 Sept 2009.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Charleston, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.


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Property questions and answers
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  • King bed sounds great. For 4 do we do an air mattress?
    For our Deluxe King rooms, there is the space to accommodate a rollaway bed/cot or you can place the request for a pullout sofa in the room.
    Answered on 29 October 2019
  • Do you have parking available and if so is it free?
    We do have self parking for $18 per day and Valet parking for $28 per day. Prices are subject to change.
    Answered on 9 October 2020
  • Are pets allowed
    We allow service animals only.
    Answered on 15 October 2019
  • Hello. Do you have microwave oven?
    Rooms do not have microwaves. However, you can bring your food down to the front desk to be warmed up.
    Answered on 30 May 2022
  • Do you have a pool?
    Unfortunately, we do not offer a pool.
    Answered on 9 October 2020
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    The Swamp Fox Restaurant & Bar

    Cuisine: American, Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Facilities of Francis Marion Hotel
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 20.0 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Concierge service
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry
  • Business centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Francis Marion Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 12:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 6 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Francis Marion Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Bed type preference cannot be guaranteed as it will be allocated upon arrival based on availability.

A crib, roll-away bed, and small refrigerator are provided upon request based on availability.

Please note that only one dog per room and only small pets up to 11 kg are allowed.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Francis Marion Hotel

  • Room options at Francis Marion Hotel include:

    • Quadruple
    • Suite
    • Double

  • Check-in at Francis Marion Hotel is from 16:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Francis Marion Hotel is 500 yards from the centre of Charleston.

  • Yes, Francis Marion Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Francis Marion Hotel by:

    • Taxi 20min

  • Francis Marion Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Swamp Fox Restaurant & Bar

  • Francis Marion Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre

  • The prices at Francis Marion Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.