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Colonial Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3157 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734
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Ranked #5 of 13 hotels in Franklin
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Danielle B Baltimore, Maryland
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Older motel, as many other reviewers noted, but all freshly painted, and in no way appears run-down. The owner and his wife were not the most welcoming of people, but the friendliness of the rest of the staff more than makes up for it (We only dealt with the owner, while checking in and out). Our room was extremely clean.... More

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Belton sc
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This a older motel but it is clean and family friendly they are work hard installing new water heaters ,bath room fixtures cleaning carpet trying to improve as they can .stayed four days this trip and will go back . They Don't put up with no unruley people.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the night here with a group of about 10 motorcyclists. It is a quaint older motel, and as other reviewers have noted, no real amenities, and the pool was closed, some mold in bathrooms (tilex works great!!). I doubt we would have used the pool anyway. You can get a hot coffee (with sugar and powdered creamer). We... More

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Roswell, Georgia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Older motel but room was clean and bed comfortable. AC was a window unit, but adequate. Owner was friendly. No real amenities. They had a pool but it was kept locked for liability reasons. Didn't look very clean. Good for overnight stay.

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Reynoldsburg, Ohio
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I don't stay in many hotels but this is the second one that has had a severe mold issue. I have allergies and this basically ruined my whole trip. The air conditioner was in desperate need of being cleaned it smelled moldy and musty. The bathroom door was covered in mold. On the upside the staff was very courteous and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were in town for a family reunion and needed somewhere to sleep and bathe. We weren't looking for the Hilton or even Holiday Inn Express. Just a room and a shower. We got that with Colonial Inn. The owner and his wife were very friendly and accommodating. The rooms, while nothing to write home about, were clean with fresh... More

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Rogersville, Tennessee
11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Was very unimpressed wtih the motel, management, maid service pretty much the whole stay. If you just need a cheap hotel for one night, this is your place, We stayed for 5 nights, The sheets were never changed, the bug in the bathroom floor was still there five days later. The mirrors were so streaked and covered with stuff you... More

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Carnesville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

it is a good value for the money not a 5 star but it serves the purpose-- a romantic hotel at my age? not really but a younger person would feel romance in a sears roebuck pup tent since I wasn't concerned about flying I can't answer the airport question

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The first clue is its 4th of July weekend and NO ONE is there. The pool water is several feet to low, and deserted. The owner is rude, with handwritten signs posted around the lobby describing the rate rules, etc. I never saw the room because he wanted to charge me an extra $10 per person for my other two... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Perfect spot for our overnight . Delightfully clean, cozy decor and owners that care. Came in late and the owner greeted us as though he had saved the room just for us weary travelers. Usually stay at the Hampton but their desk clerk was a bit snippy and I decided we needed a NICE mom and pop! This is it.... More

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Address: 3157 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Franklin
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Hotel Class:2 star — Colonial Inn 2*
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The Colonial Inn Franklin is located near many of North Carolina’s most appealing sites such as the Smokey Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, Scaly Mountain, Sheffield Mine, Gold City Amusement and the Great Smokey Mountain Railway. This Magnuson Hotels affiliate offers guests free high-speed wireless internet access, free parking, seasonal outdoor pool, fax/copy service, guest laundry and pets are accepted with additional charges in select rooms only. ... more   less 
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