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Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District vs Francis Marion Hotel

Both properties are highly recommended by professional reviewers. Overall, Francis Marion Hotel is the choice of most professionals compared to Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston - Historic Charleston. Francis Marion Hotel comes in at 83 with endorsements from 7 reviews including Jetsetter, Frommer's and Travel + Leisure.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District
7 / 10
337 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403
From $105 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
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Fodor's
"Handsome teak and mahogany furniture and sisal rugs in the common areas recall the British-colonial era. Guest rooms are not nearly as chic, but are clean and serviceable." Full review
Oyster
Upper-middle-range
"Across the street from Marion Square, the upper-middle-range Embassy Suites Charleston is housed in the original Citadel Military College that looks like an aged fortress." Full review
Star Service
"A novel stop for families and historians, this superbly run Embassy Suites resides in the original home of the Citadel, the oldest military school in the South." Full review
Gayot
"A convenient location with family-focused amenities and historic ambience."
Francis Marion Hotel
8 / 10
387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
From $119 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Fodor's
"Wrought-iron railings, crown moldings, and decorative plasterwork speak of the elegance of 1924, when the Francis Marion was the largest hotel in the Carolinas." Full review
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For the best view and quiet factor, go for the rooms that face King Street and are as close to the top floor as you can get.
Frommer's
"A $14-million award-winning restoration has returned this historic hotel to its original elegance." Full review
Oyster
Upscale
"Still considered one of Charleston's grand dames, the historic Francis Marion Hotel has lost some of its luster." Full review
Star Service
"At Marion Square, the Francis Marion is diagonally across the park from Embassy Suites and close to restaurants and shopping but a long walk north of the historic and market districts" Full review
Travel + Leisure
"Location, location, location is the main draw of this historic hotel, set just across the street from Marion Square, home to the Charleston Farmers Market." Full review
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