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Franklin Inn on Durkee

310 N Durkee St, Appleton, WI 54911
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kenai, Alaska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would recommend this place to my family and friends. We stayed for four days. We had a comfortable room that was private. The breakfast that was prepared for each of these days was fantastic. We felt welcomed and comfortable.

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Lake Mary, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A warm and friendly greeting, excellent service, historical surroundings and well appointed cleanly rooms are a must if you wish to have a successful Bed and Breakfast. Judy, the owner of The Franklin Inn on Durkee in Appleton Wisconsin, has all of this and more. As a former Bed and Breakfast Owner, you can tell all of the refurbishing Judy... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed in the Franklin Street Inn on Durkee while visiting Lawrence University. We also had the pleasure to tour the entirety of the inn as well as the inn they also own on Franklin street. The inns have been beautifully restored and updated with many modern conveniences. An awful lot of work has gone into every inch of the... More 

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Marathon, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Clean, comfortable, congenial - excellent location to downtown and entertainment. This was our first stay at a B&B and we were apprehensive to say the least. We were well communicated with and accommodated with. If there were any surprises, it was how enjoyable this type of away from home accommodations could be.

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RonaldJudy, Owner at Franklin Inn on Durkee, responded to this review

We are pleased that we got you off to such a great start on your future b & b stays. We look forward to your next stay at our inn! More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Beautiful Inn, beautiful town. Judy was amazing and made us feel very welcome at the Franklin Inn on Durkee. She was super responsive to any request and even served us breakfast in our room! The whirlpool claw-foot tub is amazing and I felt like a queen while staying in the Petit Chateau Suite. I highly recommend this sweet B&B to... More 

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RonaldJudy, Owner at Franklin Inn on Durkee, responded to this review

Please come again. Your kind words recharge our personal customer service batteries for future guests! More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

My husband booked "the Big Apple" accommodation in January 2014 so that we could spend 2 days at the Air Show at Oshkosh. In the advert, there was a sofa with light streaming onto it and a double bed behind it. We arrived to find entrance via the kitchen into our shower room. From here we entered the bedroom. No... More 

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RonaldJudy, Owner at Franklin Inn on Durkee, responded to this review

We feel bad when any of our guests do not have a positive experience at our inns. We do strive to have every guest enjoy a pleasant value-added stay. As you can tell from the long list of positive reviews, we are largely successful in doing so. This negative review is from someone where the spouse booked the room during... More 

Appleton, Wisconsin
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

If ever in the Appleton area or even live here and need a little get away this is the place to stay! We live only 20 min away, but once we step into this B&B feel as though we are in another time zone! We loved our room, the hospitality and the breakfast! We have stayed here twice and would... More 

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RonaldJudy, Owner at Franklin Inn on Durkee, responded to this review

Thank you for your efforts to review your stay. Your kind words help others confirm their decision for their next getaway at our inn. More 

Kalamazoo County, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The Franklin Inn provides the quiet and home feel that we enjoy on our travels. The living room areas are great for reading and relaxing. The innkeepers are so friendly and accomodating, and provide a wonderful breakfast, with great coffee! Excellent location to explore Appleton.

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Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Franklin Inn on Durkee. The owners were lovely and accommodating The home was welcoming--charming and clean. Easy walking to Lawrence University, downtown or a beautiful park. Loved all the flowers and the fairy garden! Highly recommend!

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Iserlohn, Germany
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My husband and I came to appelton to pick up our son after an exchange year. He heard about the B&B from his host family, so we tried it out. When we arrived, Judy welcomed us in a lovely way. Since we were alone in the hotel, she went through all the beautiful rooms and suites with us. In our... More 

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