The historic Francis Marion Hotel rises 12 stories above Charleston's popular Historic District offering spectacular views of Charleston's church steeples, antebellum mansions and famous harbor. Built in 1924, its long tradition of gracious service and elegant accommodations remain a landmark in the heart of downtown. With 235 guest rooms and suites, the hotel offers full service amenities including Spa Adagio, Starbucks(TM) and The Swamp Fox Restaurant. With 18,000 sq. ft. of meeting and banquet space, including two historic ballrooms and the Carolina Ballroom, the professional staff will ensure the success of your event.