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Charleston Hotels

Francis Marion Hotel

  • 387 King St. Map It
  • Practical Base

Pros

  • In the midst of the peninsula's best shopping
  • On-site day spa
  • Some of the best city views

Cons

  • Rooms are small, as is closet space
  • On a busy intersection

Updated 10/03/2014

Fodor's Review

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. Still the tallest downtown hotel, it's a National Historic Trust property. In the handsome guest rooms—many of which overlook Marion Square—bountiful throw pillows and billowy curtains add flair. For the best views and the most serenity, ask for an upper-floor room facing King Street. Flavorful Lowcountry cuisine

is served at the Swamp Fox restaurant, and a Starbucks is on the ground floor.

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Hotel Information

Address:

387 King St., Charleston, South Carolina, 29403, United States

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Phone:

843-722–0600; 877-756–2121

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No meals

Updated 10/03/2014

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