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Franklin Inn

1070 E. Huron Avenue (M-142), Bad Axe, MI 48413
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  • 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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New Boston, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

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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WYOMING
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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GrandRapids
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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Avon, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 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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