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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 Booking.com guests since 11 Sept 2009.

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Charleston, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

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


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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
Traditional Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 2
Deluxe Room
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
Suite
  • 1 double bed and 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 4
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Max adults: 4
King Room with Sea View
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Deluxe Double Room
  • 2 double beds
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Queen Room with Sea View
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
King Room with Roll-In Shower - Disability Access
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About Francis Marion Hotel

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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.


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    Asked about: King Room with Sea View • 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.


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    Answered on 9 October 2020
  • Are pets allowed

    We allow service animals only.


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    Asked about: Traditional Room • Answered on 15 October 2019
  • Do you have a pool?

    Unfortunately, we do not offer a pool.


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    Answered on 9 October 2020
  • Do you have parking

    Yes. We offer self parking for $18 per day or valet parking for $28 per day. These prices are subject to change.


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  • Is breakfast included

    We have packages that include breakfast, but those packages must be booked directly with the hotel.


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    Answered on 9 October 2020
  • I dont see an outdoor pool? Is there one on your property

    We do not have a pool on-site; however we do have information available at the Front Desk about public pools in the area for recreational use, as well as information on water parks and county parks in the area that may offer some water features.


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    Answered on 29 October 2019
  • Is there 1 bedroom or 2

    Hello, The Deluxe Double Room with Sea View comes with 2 full size beds, but it is just 1 room.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room with Sea View • Answered on 29 January 2021
  • My 8mo. Kitty allowed?? Price per day?

    Hello, unfortunately we do not allow cats.


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    Answered on 29 January 2021
  • Do you know if you have a room with a spa in it

    We have a Spa located in our hotel, but we do not offer individual rooms with spa's in it.


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    Answered on 29 January 2021
  • How far from airport?

    We are about 20 minutes from the airport.


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    Answered on 9 October 2020
  • Is there parking and what is cost

    Self parking is $18 per day. Valet parking is $28 per day plus tax. Prices are subject to change.


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  • Parking fees?

    Self parking is $18 per day. Valet parking is $28 per day plus tax. Prices are subject to change.


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  • Is there parking for my car rental?

    Self parking is $18 per day. Valet parking is $28 per day plus tax. Prices are subject to change.


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  • What parking is available?

    Self parking is $18 per day. Valet parking is $28 per day plus tax. Prices are subject to change.


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  • Do you offer a room with (2) Queen beds?

    We do not offer rooms with (2) Queen beds, but we do have rooms with (2) full size beds.


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  • Price

    Rates vary depending on room type, season, day of the week, among many other factors. It is always suggested that you call in with specific dates for rates and availability.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room with Sea View • Answered on 29 October 2019
  • Is the restaurant open for Thanksgiving? If so, do I need reservations if staying at hotel? Is meal a set fee or can you order from the menu?

    The Swamp Fox is open for Thanksgiving. Reservations are required. The Swamp Fox has a Thanksgiving menu available.


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    Answered on 24 September 2021
  • do you have 2 bedroom suites

    Yes. We do have offer a 2 bedroom suite. This suite must be booked directly with the hotel.


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Located in the historic old town

Charleston is one of the oldest and best-preserved cities in the United States, and it shows in this area's graceful Colonial architecture. Don't miss the distinctive "Pink House", built in 1694.

What's nearby
  • Marion Square
    0.1 miles
  • Wragg Square
    0.2 miles
  • Charleston Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Children s Museum of the Lowcountry
    0.3 miles
  • Wraggs Mall
    0.3 miles
  • Aiken Rhett House
    0.4 miles
  • Morris Island Lighthouse
    0.4 miles
  • Confederate Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Cannon Park
    0.5 miles
  • Charleston City Market
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Halls Chophouse
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Charleston Waterfront Park
    0.8 miles
  • Charleston City Marina
    1 miles
  • Harmon Field
    1.1 miles
  • The Citadel Archives and Museum
    1.5 miles
  • The Citadel Daniel Museum
    1.5 miles
  • The Citadel
    1.7 miles
  • USS Yorktown State Park
    1.7 miles
  • Patriots Point Links
    2.2 miles
  • I'on Club
    3.9 miles
  • Folly Beach
    8.4 miles
Closest airports
  • Charleston International Airport
    9 miles
  • Hilton Head Airport
    58.8 miles
How to get to Francis Marion Hotel from Charleston International Airport
    Taxi
    Parking available
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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
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 20 per day.
  • Parking garage
Services
  • 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
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Wellness facilities
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules
Francis Marion Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 16:00 hours

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

Check-out

Until 12:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Francis Marion Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Parking garage

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

  • 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

  • Room options at Francis Marion Hotel include:

    • Quadruple
    • Suite
    • Double