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Franklin Inn

1070 E. Huron Avenue (M-142), Bad Axe, MI 48413
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Swartz Creek, Michigan
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

the room was in great condition, although it had a little of a musty smell. The bathroom and sink was clean. The room overall appearance was clean and organize. The restaurant had served great meals especially the desserts. It had a bar that had excellent service. It is ideally located in the town of Bad Axe, easily accessible to the... More 

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New Boston, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We; as four adults and two children among us; expected a low budget, run-down motel but we were surprised to find a well-kept, clean establishment. The room was super clean, A/C worked great, TV worked and the carpeting was super clean. The shower-surround was awesome with plenty of space to put items. Shower head worked fine! We had the evening... More 

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Elkton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

BBQ chicken pizza was wicked brah! Best restaurant coffee I have ever had. Beautiful Babes work there! Good fish on the buffet as well as a great variety of other things to consume. Will go back again, I wanna try the breakfast buffet!

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Petitcodiac, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The Franklin is getting old and tired. I checked in originally for a week as it was very reasonably priced and I didn't need anything special. Well the rooms are nothing special and are in drastic need of a redo. Again .. cheap place to stay so what do you expect. But the deal breaker was that I had no... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Its a nice place. A few good things and bad things . Bad part its in the middle of nowhere. The restaurant within the inn it takes a long time to get your food. Nothing is close by besides a gas station. A few rooms had musty smell. Good part it quite and comfy plenty of space in the rooms.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

this hotel is older an off the beatin path. large room spotlessly clean. friendly check inn. quit setting seen deer an turkeys in the yard. would stay again has a bar and restaurant attached. had the prime rib buffet was good.

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Washington Court House, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

On business.....close to where I needed to be....room was nice...no free breakfast. Only reasonably hotel in this area. There is a good restaurant attached to the hotel....great buffet!! Staff is OK..........

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Chesterfield, MI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Hotel is old and in need of some serious updates, but it was CLEAN and the employees we encountered were nice & friendly. It is not cozy or super comfy, but if your budget is tight & you really just need a place to crash, this is a great find. We had two rooms for 2 nights and spent about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Not many options in Bad Axe, but i would definitely recommend this motel over the big name brand hotel. This motel is cozy and clean. It has a restaurant connected to it with a great Buffett dinner. My mouth is watering thinking about the fish. Not opulent, but a great place to stay for the night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

I would absolutely work with Franklin Inn for weddings... Do not use Holiday Inn. We had a terrible experience with Holiday Inn and wish we would have gone w Franklin per past experiences w family's weddings.

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