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“Clean!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Carolina Motel
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence
Clemson, South Carolina
2 reviews
“Clean!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2011

Our stay at the Carolina Motel in Franklin, NC was relaxing and especially clean. The lady at the front service desk was about as nice as you could ask for. It was quiet and reasonably priced. The stay included a continental breakfast consisting of muffins, french bread, bagels, orange juice, coffee and fruit. If you want a nice, clean, reasonably price place to stay, I recommend it.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Chapel Hill, NC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2011

I just can't give this place more than 3 out of 5. It really is just a clean, non-chain motel - but that is fairly rare to find so this place is still recommended.

Pros:

* Cheap - we paid under $80/night in peak Fall season.
* Huge room with multiple chairs and some nice, if slightly tattered and mismatched accent pieces.
* Clean and well taken care of property.
* Bed was comfortable.

Cons:

* Location - you couldn't really walk to anything (but that's to be expected in these parts).
* Aloof staff - no one was there when I checked out.
* There was no parking when we checked-in so we had to park on the grass. No big deal, really, but a nuisance if the place is fully booked.

Overall this place is a great choice.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Concord, North Carolina
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31 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2011

A trip to see the NC leaves changing and the prices also changed in the area. Hotel is 16+ miles off the interstate and I was hoping to find reduced prices, but no luck. The cancellation policy changed and now is 7 days before stay, I was used to 24 hrs at other locations. Hotel was clean, room nice and good hot water. Breakfast was good and if you wanted more there are restaurants close. Franklin is a nice town off the beaten path and friendly people. I was surprized to find no military discounts here, town has a National Guard unit. For the seasonal rate I paid, the larger hotel chains on the interstate would have only been a few dollars more. Always negotiate to get the best rate for your family.
If you are into small towns off the normal traveled roads, Franklin, NC is a good place.

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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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242 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2011

Stayed here for three days after finding great reviews on Tripadvisor. Staff Darlene and Debbie....fabulous and very attentive. Had a minor issue with their wireless which was fixed in under 10 minutes. Room very clean and just what we needed for a three day motorcycle trip based out of Franklin. There are more expensive places but not nearly as nice or as good a value. You can tell this is a good old fashioned, American owned family business. They also have one and two bedroom cabins that look great and I will try next time. Both were booked when I made reservations. We will definatley be back and recommend to all of our Harley friends.

Room Tip: We were in 18 but im pretty sure all the rooms are the same. Mine had microwave and small fridge
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  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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DeLand, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2011

The hotel is a diamond in the rough! Although there are little amenities, the motel was clean, provided brand name products, awesome pillows and did I mention clean??? A great place for a quick night or two! Will be back if we ever are in the area and need a place to rest our head!

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Carolina Motel

Property: Carolina Motel
Address: 2601 Georgia Rd, Hwy 441 South, Franklin, NC 28734-8879
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Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Franklin
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Franklin
Price range (per night): ₹ 4,289 - ₹ 7,081
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Carolina Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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