When you walk out of The Francis Marion Hotel early in the morning and turn toward the sea, all of Charleston looks like it could be a movie set for a documentary on gracious living

Alex Watson, Birmingham

Historic Charm
Experience unsurpassed views of the historic harbor at the Francis Marion Hotel.

You may never want to leave your room!

*235 guest rooms to include 10 Francis Marion Suites and 7 Penthouse Suites
*Reservations 877-756-2121
*Flat Panel TV with HBO
*Work desk
*Custom made vanities
*Non-smoking rooms
*Complimentary Wireless Internet

The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar
Named for Revolutionary War hero, General Francis Marion, features farm fresh sustainable ingredients showcasing Charleston’s cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

*Award-winning Shrimp and Grits
*Overlooks Marion Square with live piano Thursday, Friday and Saturday
*Private dining room available, seats 30
*Certified SC participant of Fresh on the Menu
*Serving Classic Southern Cuisine Since 1924



The Heart of Charleston’s social, business and community life since 1924.

Find out what makes us the perfect Charleston event venue for any occasion

The Francis Marion Hotel offers everything you will need for an unforgettable meeting or conference in Charleston.
*Great location across from Marion Square on legendary King Street
*235 guestrooms including suites and penthouse suites
*18,000 square feet of function space
*3 ballrooms – Carolina, Colonial and Gold
*8 breakout meeting rooms
*Award winning Chef

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Congratulations on your Engagement! It’s time to have the wedding of your dreams! The Francis Marion Hotel has three of the most beautiful ballrooms in the Lowcountry, the perfect setting for an elegant wedding reception. The tradition of elegance lives on in two of the most charming ballrooms in Charleston with features like antique chandeliers, 20-foot high ceilings, monumental windows, and marble accented fireplaces. All receptions include:
*Customized menus or inclusive wedding packages available
*On-site coordinator
*Set up and breakdown, tables, chairs, linen, china and dinnerware
*Staging for band or DJ
*Dance floor


Day Spa

Spa Adagio blends friendly smiles, soothing aromas and relaxing sounds with an educated and experienced staff to guarantee you will leave feeling rejuvenated and renewed.

Francis Marion Hotel