Francis Marion Hotel
Charleston & Kiawah Island, USA
Francis Marion Hotel overview
Opened in 1924, the Francis Marion Hotel offers courteous service, elegant accommodation options, and an amazing location right in the heart of downtown Charleston. With all the local bars, restaurants, historic sites and tourist attractions within walking distance and some great golf on the edge of the city, this accommodation option is a great choice for a Charleston golf tour.
The Francis Marion has 235 rooms on 12 floors with many rooms offering scenic views of downtown, the historic Charleston harbor, and the popular King Street. Choose between classic guestrooms or luxury suites all of which have been restored to the original 1920’s style mixed with 21st-century amenities.
There is a selection of great ‘low-country’ courses on the edge of Charleston such as RiverTowne Golf Club, Charleston National and Coosaw Creek to name a few, plus the famous Kiawah Island Resort and its five courses are only 45 minutes away.
Restaurant & Bars
The Swamp Fox Restaurant and Bar located within the hotel offers classic Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily with an option for room service for hotel guests. This casual setting has options for all appetites and a lounge for evening drinks with classic cocktails, an extensive wine list, local drafts and bottled beers.
Plus, with the hotel’s downtown location, it is the perfect place to head out and sample all the fine and varied cuisine the city of Charleston has to offer.
Spa & Leisure
The onsite Spa Adagio is a full-service day spa located within the hotel and offers a variety of relaxation treatments from massages to hair treatments to facials. If you find relaxation in fitness, the Francis Marion offers a complimentary fitness center for guests with machines, free weights and more.
The Francis Marion Hotel is located on the corner of King and Calhoun Streets in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, a 20-minute drive from Charleston International Airport.
Golf courses near to Francis Marion Hotel
at Wild Dunes Resort
The Links Course at Wild Dunes was Tom Fazio’s first design. Carved into the natural coastal landscape, this course offers a phenomenal playing experience and even better views.
at Wild Dunes Resort
This Tom Fazio design is a beautiful representation of Lowcountry golf. Winding through marshlands and intracoastal waterways this is a solid test for all golfers. Although this course is a little shorter, it is very narrow so bring your A-game.
RiverTowne Golf Course
at RiverTowne Country Club
This fantastic Arnold Palmer layout has won numerous accolades including ‘South Carolina Golf Course of the Year’ and ‘Top 15 Best Places you can Play in the State’. With five sets of tees, this course can be enjoyed by golfers of all levels.
Stono Ferry Golf Course
at The Links at Stono Ferry
The front nine winds its way through majestic pines and the back nine plays along the banks of the Stono River. An exceptional 18th hole island green is waiting for you to cap off your scenic round.
Charleston National Golf Course
at Charleston National Golf Club
Charleston National has stunning natural views and great year-round conditions. The large undulating greens are well protected by high-lipped bunkers making it a good challenge for all skill levels.