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Franklin Inn on Durkee

310 N Durkee St, Appleton, WI 54911
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Ranked #3 of 6 Appleton B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Pam B Appleton, Wisconsin
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Appleton, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Kalamazoo County, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

It's interesting to read other reviews. We were first surprised to find out in the confirmation email that there is a surcharge for credit card payments. In their defense, it is in the fine print of the cancellation agreement 2/3s of the way down. I would have cancelled at that point but that would have cost me a $25 charge.... More

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We love the way Judy takes care of us - the rooms were immaculate and everything we needed was there, even the hair dryer I forgot to pack! It is the perfect place for us since it is so close to Lawrence Campus, and plenty of room for our family to hang out and visit. Our friend from Appleton stopped... More

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Orlando FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

My husband and I came up for our first Packers game and debated many different options and we are so happy that we found The Franklin Inn! The house was so cute and the rooms are very nice and romantic! Breakfast was delicious and we felt very at home. We also loved Appleton and you can walk to downtown from... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This was our second stay in 2 years in Judy and Ron Halma's excellent B&B right near Lawrence Univ. in Appleton. Last year we stayed in the elegant town house on Franklin Street in an upstairs bedroom. This year, we took the "Big Apple" suite in the house on Durkee and enjoyed the relaxed layout very much. Our grown son... More

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Plymouth, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

My mom and I stayed in the Inn for a trip to see the Lion King at the Fox Theater. It was an amazing Inn! It is 2 blocks from the downtown and walking distance to great restaurants. We ate at the Apolo Greek restaurant and it was spectacular! Our Inn keeper Judy gave us directions to attractions and made... More

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Dardenne Prairie, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

The Inn is great for romantic getaways. Every room has a certain romance and character to them. My NEW fiancee and I really enjoyed the Sea Breeze. It was very romantic and set the mood quickly. Judy was an EXCELLENT host and provided us with alot of information about the inn and the area. The breakfast was perfect with quantity... More

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Address: 310 N Durkee St, Appleton, WI 54911
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Appleton
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Appleton's International Bed & Breakfast Destination." Pampering and style affected each decision as the theme suites & rooms were created. Travel around the world by touring the inn: Italy, France, the tropics, and the Orient. You will enjoy the beauty and warmth of our 1894 Queen Anne Victorian with authentic period decor. We offer the best of years gone by combined with today's modern conveniences for your special enjoyment. Open our door for charm and hospitality! ... more   less 
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