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Francis Marion Hotel vs The Dewberry Charleston

Francis Marion Hotel and The Dewberry Charleston are both endorsed by expert reviewers. On balance, Francis Marion Hotel is the choice of most writers compared to The Dewberry Charleston. Francis Marion Hotel ranks #10 in Charleston with praise from 7 reviewers including Frommer's, Star Service and The Telegraph.

Francis Marion Hotel
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 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 Frommer's
"A $14-million award-winning restoration has returned this historic hotel to its original elegance." Full review
Oyster 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 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 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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The Dewberry Charleston
The Dewberry Charleston
8 / 10
334 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403
From $295 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Restaurant
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Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
Readers' Choice Award
"In addition to 155 guest rooms, including Grand Suites overlooking the park, the most talked-about element of this project is the main restaurant, Henrietta’s." Full review
The Telegraph The Telegraph
9.0
"This mid-century modern gem in midtown Charleston positions itself as “Southern reimagined”, with impeccable attention to detail and design." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Though you won't see it on any of Charleston's carriage tours, The Dewberry could very well serve as a model of the city's tradition for architectural preservation." Full review
Jetsetter Jetsetter
"Charming, mid-century modern stay in downtown Charleston with up-to-the-minute amenities and a swanky dining scene." Full review
Mr & Mrs Smith Mr & Mrs Smith
"Don Draper would approve of The Dewberry hotel in Charleston, where the mid-century decor is straight out of Mad Men." Full review
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