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Francis Marion Hotel

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Francis Marion Hotel
387 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Awards
  • Main Street All-Star Private Investment Project Award, Smyth County News Readers Choice 2006 Hotel of the Year
Location
From Charleston International Airport: Exit airport on International Drive and Follow signs for I-526 to Mt. Pleasant. From I-526 follow signs for I-26 East to Charleston.

Hotel Overview

The Francis Marion Hotel, located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina, was the largest and grandest in the Carolinas when it opened in 1924. Named for General Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox" of the American Revolution, the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston re-opened in 1996 after a $12 million National Trust award-winning restoration, and is once again Charleston's Grand Hotel.

Accommodations
Experience unsurpassed views of the historic harbor at the Francis Marion Hotel, the only high-rise hotel in Charleston's historic district. All 230 guest rooms including 10 Suites and 4 Penthouse Suites are tastefully furnished for today's sophisticated traveler, and provide modern conveniences from wireless Internet access, voicemail and data ports to on-demand movies. Charleston hotelEnjoy a wonderful night's sleep surrounded by heavenly, European-style bedding with overstuffed duvets and down pillows. Our guest rooms also feature marble bathrooms with pedestal sinks, brass fixtures, and Gilchrist & Soomes Spa bath products.

Dining
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 creates regional specialties that emphasize local fruits and vegetables blended with the beloved flavors of the old South. Known for its award-winning Shrimp and Grits, The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar is popular with both locals and visitors to Charleston. Guests can enjoy live jazz piano Friday and Saturday nights while sipping cocktails. The restaurant also has a private dining room, the Parkview, that seats thirty and overlooks King Street and Marion Square Park. This intimate space is perfect for private events and small parties.

Weddings
Since it originally opened its doors over 75 years ago, the Francis Marion Hotel has been the epicenter of weddings and social events in Charleston society. The tradition of elegance and grandeur live on in two of the most elegant ballrooms in Charleston with unique features like antique chandeliers, 20-foot high ceilings, monumental windows, and marble accented fireplaces, the Francis Marion Hotel provides the ideal location for a romantic Charleston wedding.

Meeting & Events
Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston has been at the heart of the city's social, business, and community life since opening in 1924. Generations of Charlestonians have marked the important milestones in their lives in our historic ballrooms. Whether you are planning a wedding reception, fundraiser, awards banquet, or a gala ball, the Francis Marion Hotel ballrooms, with their 24-foot ceilings and antique crystal chandeliers, will create an elegant backdrop for your next event. In addition to our two grand ballrooms, the Francis Marion offers six conference rooms for any of your smaller meeting needs. Our meeting rooms are equipped with high-speed Internet connections and the latest audio-visual equipment provided by our onsite audio-visual company.

Amenities & Activities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Coffee Maker
  • Concierge Services
  • Fitness Center
  • Hairdryer (in some rooms)
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Room (in some rooms)
  • Restaurant on site
  • Safe Deposit Box

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