Hotel & Travel

January 12 - 15, 2018 | Charleston, SC

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2018 Student Summit will be taking place at the Francis Marion Hotel

Francis Marion Hotel
387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403
Phone: (843) 722-0600 (For Individual Reservations)

For Group Reservations Contact: Jaime Huger (843) 937-8698
Attendees for the 2018 Student Summit are encouraged to stay at the Francis Marion Hotel.

TAPPI has negotiated special hotel rates that you won't want to miss! Rooms outside of our block will not include the special offers and may be much more expensive. If you plan to use a travel agent or company travel department, please let them know of the procedures for booking your stay. PLEASE NOTE: The hotel cutoff for our group rate is December 18, 2017 AT 5:00 pm! Be sure to book before this date to lock in our great rate of $169 plus taxes and fees. The block of rooms that TAPPI set aside is filling up fast.

The rate at the Francis Marion is currently $209.
Please see below for other hotel options. 

(All within walking distance to the host hotel!)

Embassy Suites

337 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403

(843) 723-6900

Limited Availability


Hampton Inn

345 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403

(843) 723-4000


The Dewberry Charleston

334 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403

(843) 558-8000


Courtyard by Marriott

125 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29401

(843) 805-7900


Driving Directions
Driving Directions to the Francis Marion Hotel

The nearest airport is the Charleston International

Transportation Between the Hotel and the Airport
Francis Marion Hotel recommends Mitch’s Limo Service, available by appointment. Please call 843-270-6902 or visit Charleston International Airport.

Other Ground Transportation is available at Charleston International from early morning until after the last arriving flight each night. All ground transportation is located in the center median outside baggage claim. In addition to airport taxi and shuttle services, hotel shuttles, public transportation, off-site rental car shuttles and rideshare pickup is located in front of the terminal. 

Valet parking is available at at the Francis Marion Hotel for a $22 per day charge that will be automatically charged to your room bill. Self-parking is available in the City Garage located next door to the Hotel. The charge is $17 per 24 hour period and is payable to the garage attendant by MasterCard, Visa, or cash.