Located in Historic Charleston, The Francis Marion Hotel is next to College of Charleston and Marion Square. This 235-room, 4-star hotel has conveniences like a full-service spa, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. Centrally located in Charleston, the hotel is also a short walk from Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art and American Theater.

Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Rooms

All 235 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, free bottled water, and laptop-compatible safes. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Phones, ironing boards, and desks are also standard.

Property features

Guests staying at The Francis Marion Hotel enjoy access to a full-service spa, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Valet parking is available for USD 22 per day. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include 10 meeting rooms, a conference center, and a business center.

Highlights

  • Steps from College of Charleston
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a day spa, The Francis Marion Hotel features a fitness center. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed WiFi Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 19000 square feet (1765 square meters) include a conference center and conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Francis Marion Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Total number of rooms - 235 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1924 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 19000 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1765 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 11 
  • Conference center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Wedding services 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 

Where to Eat

The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar, named for Revolutionary War hero, General Francis Marion, features classic Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Executive Chef Simon Andrews and Restaurant Chef Phil Gaulin create regional specialties that emphasize farm to table practices using locally grown fruits and vegetables with respect to the traditional beloved flavors and techniques of the Old South.

The Swamp Fox Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Spa Services

SPA ADAGIO has massage/treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 4 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 7 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 17 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 22 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Francis Marion Charleston
  • Francis Marion Hotel
  • Francis Marion Hotel Charleston
  • Hotel Francis Marion
  • Marion Francis Hotel

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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