Get an overview of this hotelArt Deco retreat in downtown Charleston
A stay at The Francis Marion Hotel places you in the heart of Charleston, steps from Marion Square and College of Charleston.
This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Charleston Music Hall and Joseph Manigault House.
Make yourself at home in one of the 235 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. 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 gift shops/newsstands.
Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available daily 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 19000 square feet (1765 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
The Francis Marion Hotel
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)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Concierge services
- Coffee shop or café
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Conference space
- Fitness facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- 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
- Luggage storage
- 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)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- Free bottled water
- Private bathroom
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free toiletries
- 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 ADAGIO is a full-service day spa located at the property. Services include massage therapy, facials, body treatments, and hair removal.
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Number of treatment rooms 2
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Facial treatments
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
Check-in time ends at 4 AM
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Free rollaway/extra beds!
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- 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 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
- 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
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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.