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Franklin Inn

1070 E. Huron Avenue (M-142), Bad Axe, MI 48413
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Franklin Inn
Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Bad Axe
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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GrandRapids
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

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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2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Avon, New York
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17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The Thumb of Michigan is flat, rural, farming territory now peppered with hundreds (?) of huge windmills. Though its shoreline perimeter attracts visitors, the area in general is not a major tourist destination, and consequently, not populated by very many motels. Bad Axe is the hub of commercial activity, with most of it on the north edge of town. I... More

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Livonia, Michigan
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I booked a room here for my boyfriend and I on our road-trip around Lake Huron because of the reviews on TripAdvisor, and was not disappointed. Most other motels in the area have 2-night booking requirements during the summer, and the "chain" hotel in Bad Axe was full. When we pulled up, I wondered if we'd arrived at a motel... More

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Detroit, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Accommodations were antiquated, but homely, the scenery/deers made it nice. the convenience of the restaurant made the stay better. a little pricey for the amenities and of course lower than surrounding chain hotels. will stay again, hopefully will have rate specials :-)

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

On the east edge of town and much nicer and cozier than the "chain" hotels/motels north of town. Will definitely stay here on future visits. The city and all surrounding areas were a treat from "big city life"------wish I could reside in area year round.

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Saginaw, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

My husband and I stayed for a little over a week and I was so pleased with our room. The room was very clean and the hotel staff was very accommodating. We were having family issues and there were days I felt like I was being a pain, but they never made me feel like I was bothering them. It... More

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Boston
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2011

My husband and I stayed at the Franklin Inn while attending a wedding there. The rooms were clean and comfortable, the Sunday buffet was awesome, the Lounge area was hopping on Friday night, and they had wi-fi internet which was a just an added bonus. The banquet room was very nice and HUGE (for what you think a small town... More

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New Hudson, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2010

I found this motel for my mother in law who is the ultimate critic when it comes to Hotels/Motels. She was a little hesitant because of the price but she was making a reservation for a week. When we arrived we could not believe our eyes. The room was in great condition. The beds were very comfortable it had great... More

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London, Ontario
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2010

I nearly didn't go in this place, because I thought it was closed. Around the first of April, four in the afternoon, a huge empty parking lot and no visible electric lights on! They should at least turn on their "Office" sign. It presumably gets livelier in the Summer months. Anyway, I ventured in, and found a reasonably friendly desk... More

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Also Known As:
Franklin Hotel
Address: 1070 E. Huron Avenue (M-142), Bad Axe, MI 48413
Location: United States > Michigan > Bad Axe
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Bad Axe

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