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Ready Room


Your wedding day begins with the most important part- transforming into the beautiful bride to be.

From the moment your alarm goes off to the minute you and your closest companion are suiting you up in gown, you’re entitled to all the ease and relaxation possible. Our guest rooms and suites are the perfect space to get ready for the big day ahead. With large windows serving city views and impeccable lighting, to comfortable closet and bathroom space, our historic rooms are the perfect place to begin your wedding day. 


 First Look


 What better backdrop to have in your ‘First Look’ photos than Downtown King Street? 

With the hotel’s prime location in the heart of the historic city, this is a popular corner and destination for wedding photographers. The lighting, scenery, and ambience enhance your special moment. 



 Let the ceremony commence!

Stroll down the aisle and recite your vows beneath crystal chandeliers and sky high antique ceilings. Our Gold Ballroom provides the perfect space for an elegant ceremony for both intimate and extravagant wedding parties. 


Cocktail Hour


Sip and mingle in our lobby & lounge area!

Our hotel lobby offers a grand amount of space perfect for any large wedding party. With our lounge area accompanied by a pianist and full service bar, your guests will enjoy a lovely social hour prior to the reception.


The Reception


Dance the night away in our Colonial Ballroom!

Enjoy your plated or buffet style dinner courtesy of Francis Marion Catering, and take your family + friends to the dance floor for a night they won’t forget! Our talented wedding team will help you execute your dream reception- whether you need an extra large dance floor, rental chairs, additional accompaniments or more. At the Francis Marion Hotel, we’ll make sure your night goes as seamlessly as possible.


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