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Get an overview of this hotel Historic Charleston hotel in Charleston Historic District, walk to College of Charleston

Popular highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Business center
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

With a stay at The Francis Marion Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Charleston, steps from Marion Square and College of Charleston.

This 4-star hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Charleston Music Hall and 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Music Farm.

Make yourself at home in one of the 235 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages and facials. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Enjoy southern cuisine at The Swamp Fox Restaurant, a restaurant which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Breakfast is available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Charleston? This hotel has facilities measuring 19000 square feet (1765 square meters), including a conference center. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Francis Marion Hotel features a full-service spa and 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. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

A business center is on site at this 4-star property. Event facilities measuring 19000 square feet (1765 square meters) include a conference center. This business-friendly hotel also offers spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

The Francis Marion Hotel is a smoke-free property.

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

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
  • Number of bathrooms -
  • 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
  • In-room climate control (heating)

Where to Eat

Breakfast is available for a surcharge and served each morning between 7 AM and 11 AM.

The Swamp Fox Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in southern cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

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.

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

Spa Services

SPA ADAGIO has 2 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • 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

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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 20 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25 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. Parking height restrictions apply.

Awards & Affiliations

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