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Carolina Motel

2601 Georgia Rd, Hwy 441 South, Franklin, NC 28734
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Ranked #2 of 13 hotels in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Little Rock
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Check in was fine. The hotel and room appeared very clean, but I couldn't get over the strange smell in the room and just outside the room. I don't know if it was coming from inside or outside. I wondered if the odor was from the AC or a stray cat leaving its mark around the AC in back or... More

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16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in the spotless large cabin this year (immaculate small cabin last year) and had to drag ourselves out the door when it was time to go home. Clean, friendly, helpful bang for the buck; can't wait to go back next year, if not sooner.

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Fort Worth, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with my young family. Great old school motel, super clean. No pets or smoking is allowed. Pool goes to 11 feet, not many of those around. Don't look any further in Franklin if you like great value, clean, and friendly, you have it here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Carolina Hotel is a great American owned hotel.The rates are fair and its the cleanest place I've ever stayes.The staff is more then helpful and easly answered any questions we had on directions.They have menus for local restaurants in the lobby for easy picking.Their free breakfest is a nice way to start a day of site seeing.We will be back... More

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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This was a very good choice for our road trip. The front desk was very friendly and helpful, and the room was spacious and clean. There was no coffee maker or hairdryer, but all in all it was a very nice stay. The pool looked clean and relaxing as well, though we had no chance to use it. There wasn't... More

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Holly Springs, NC
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This hotel reminded me of the hotels of my childhood where you could park outside your room and the pool is out front. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I was staying here after backpacking the Appalachian Trail and required 3 things: hot bath, cool ac, and flawless Internet connection. All these were met. The breakfast and pool were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Very clean room , especially the bathroom, looks newly remodeled ,nice gated pool and an awesome price! Will definitely come back here the next time were antiquing in the area!!! Nice relaxing atmosphere and the staff was very knowledgeable and nice!

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Snow Camp, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Just got back from a spur-of-the-moment overnight trip to the NC mountains. We chose the Carolina Motel based on other Trip Advisor reviews and we found that they were pretty accurate. Anyone interested in this motel should understand it's a throwback to the golden age of American family roadtrips in the family truckster (part of the reason we decided to... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This motel reminds me of the many that used to front our highways, rather than cluster at Internet exits. It is the type of place we would have begged our father to stop on trips in the '50s. The good news is that it is newly redone. Very clean. Good internet wifi service. Plenty of hot water with a good... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

You will be pleasantly pleased when you chose to stay here. The location of this hotel is very nice and the room that we had was just very pleasant. Nice to sit on the front porch in a rocking chair. (Only draw back are the people who smoke on the porch.) We stayed here and visited the Appalachian Trail entry... More

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Address: 2601 Georgia Rd, Hwy 441 South, Franklin, NC 28734
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Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Franklin
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