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Colonial Inn

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   3157 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734
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Ranked #6 of 13 hotels in Franklin
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Edith E Roswell, Georgia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Roswell, Georgia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Franklin, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We booked a room for the two of us and two dogs. I thought the $30 charge for the dogs was kind of high but we didn't have many options. The room was clean and comfortable. My wife is a smoker ,outside only, and she was pleased to see there is a porch all across the front with rocking chairs... More

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Ocala, FL
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I was travelling by myself and felt very safe there (well lit and management is on-site). Every staff person I encountered was friendly and helpful. The furniture is updated and the room appeared nice and clean. Bed very comfortable. I would stay here again.

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Patterson Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Room appeared to be newly renovated. Everything was clean and fresh smelling. The motel, inside and out, was being updated. In my opinion, this was worth the money. The motel was conveniently located for my purposes.

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Colonial Inn 2*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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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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