FRANCIS MARION BLOG

The Most Romantic Spots in Charleston

By: Carolyn Danton Romance is always in the air in Charleston, where ancient oaks dripping with Spanish moss flank every street and each corner seems to whisper hints of a rich and deep history. This is the perfect city to lose yourself with a sweetheart, so why not...

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Top 5 Reasons to Host your Meeting in Charleston, SC

-Our Catering Sales and Convention Services Manager, Meredith Cox gives you an exclusive look at why Charleston is the best destination to host your 2019 meetings! Travel Traveling to Charleston, SC is getting easier and easier. Non-stop direct flights are available...

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Leaf-ing Summer behind & saying hello to Fall!

Charleston, the Francis Marion (and Sly) all survived Hurricane Florence untouched and have all remained their charming selves amidst the threat of the storm. Aside from the anticipation of the storm, the hotel has been busy with a slew of updates. Our King Street...

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Late Summer in the Holy City

There’s nothing quite like the Holy City in the summer. Long, beautiful days full of sunshine, picturesque moments on Rainbow Row and horse drawn carriages passing by. Visiting Charleston in the late summer boasts some of the best times to be in the city. Whether...

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Spoleto 2017

Internationally recognized as America’s premier arts festival, Spoleto spans across the peninsula featuring fine arts, dance, music, and theater. Find yourself surrounded by both renowned and emerging artists in the corridors of paintings lining Marion Square right...

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Contest with me!

Contest with me!

Hey y’all! Did you hear about the contest that is going on that features a day with me?! Ok well if you haven’t looked at our Facebook page let me tell you all about it! Starting February 1st we will be having a contest to see who has the best picture of Sly in...

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Sly meets Miss South Carolina!

Sly meets Miss South Carolina!

It was such a pleasure to meet Miss South Carolina 2015, Daja Dial. Daja came to the Francis Marion Hotel and enjoyed a night stay in our fabulous Mark Clark Suite. A fun fact about her besides she is a Clemson graduate (Go Tigers) she is also the third African...

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