Francis Marion Hotel

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2019 Historic Hotels of America Awards of Excellence

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Built in 1924 as the Grande Dame of the Carolinas and named for Revolutionary War hero Francis Marion, the restored Francis Marion Hotel remains one of Charleston’s premier hotels. Rising 12 stories above the historic district, the hotel offers spectacular views of historic Charleston’s church steeples, its antebellum mansions, and its famous harbor. And located downtown on Marion Square, the hotel is within walking distance of the magnificent gardens, house museums, antique shops, boutiques, award-winning restaurants, and nightlife that make Charleston a world-renowned destination.

Francis Marion Hotel has been named to these Historic Hotels of America Top 25 Lists

The 2022 Top 25 Historic Hotels of America Most Unique Culinary Heritage and Culinary Traditions
The 2021 Top 25 Historic Hotels of America for a Romantic Proposal

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Discover The Charleston Museum, White Point Garden, the South Carolina Aquarium, and Marion Square within walking distance of the hotel.


Discover the historic accommodations of the Francis Marion Hotel.


Explore the Charleston Museum and learn more about this fascinating city's long history.


Experience landmarks like the Gaillard Center and the Wolfe Street Playhouse on a horse-drawn carriage tour of Charleston.


Taste the classic cuisine of Charleston at the Swamp Fox Restaurant.

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