Francis Marion Hotel
The Francis Marion Hotel is centrally located in the Historic District of Charleston on trendy Upper King Street, literally steps away from some of the area’s finest eating establishments, historic sights and shopping including some of South Carolina’s finest antique shops. Across the street is Marion Square which hosts several of Charleston’s most popular festivals and events including the Charleston Farmers Market, Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, Charleston Wine and Food Festival, Charleston Fashion Week, Piccolo Spoleto Arts Festival, and Cooper River Bridge Run. Within walking distance are the College of Charleston, Charleston Visitor Center, Museum Mile and Charleston’s City Market. Tour Charleston′s Historic harbor, visit Fort Sumter, Patriot′s Point, or the South Carolina Aquarium by simply taking a 10-minute stroll down Calhoun Street. The Charleston airport is roughly 25 miles away.
From Charleston International Airport: Exit airport on International Drive and Follow signs for I-526 to Mt. Pleasant. From I-526 follow signs for I-26 East to Charleston.
From I-26 headed east: Follow I-26 all the way into downtown Charleston. I-26 ends and will merge with Highway 17 South. Look for the sign for the King Street Exit in the far right lane. Continue in the right lane and follow signs to King Street. This will make a sharp curve to the right and come to a stop sign. At the stop sign turn right on King Street. The Francis Marion Hotel is approximately ? mile on the right.
From Highway 17 headed north: Follow Highway 17 (Savannah Highway) north and cross the Ashley River Bridge onto the peninsula. Highway 17 will make a sharp turn to the left as it forks with Cannon Street. Follow the sign for Cannon Street. Take Cannon Street until it ends at King Street. Turn right onto King Street. The Francis Marion is approximately six blocks on the right.
From Highway 17 headed south: Follow Highway 17 (Johnnie Dodds Boulevard) south and cross the Cooper River bridge onto the peninsula. Look for the King Street exit on the far left lane at the bottom of the bridge. The King Street Exit will curve sharply to the left and come to a stop sign. Turn right at the stop sign, this is King Street. The Francis Marion is approximately ? mile on the right. The Francis Marion Hotel is at 387 King Street on the corner of King and Calhoun Streets.
Charleston International Airport
387 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403