We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 13 Franklin hotels

Carolina Motel

2601 Georgia Rd, Hwy 441 South, Franklin, NC 28734
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Carolina Motel to your Saves list
Carolina Motel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
85%
Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
RustyTennessee Tennessee
Write a Review

118 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    70
    29
    8
    4
    7
See reviews for
42
42
8
3
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (28)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Tennessee
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
24 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This motel is a very well maintained and clean one that reminds me of ones I stayed in in the 50's. You can park right at your door. You really have to see to believe the great condition. While the room was not a big as some of the newer motels there was still ample room for 2 double beds,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Clermont, Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely old fashioned "motel" on the main thoroughfare thru Franklin. Easy to get in and out, very clean, and even includes a nice breakfast every morning. Reminds me of the places I stayed with my family as a child when we traveled around the country.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Little Rock
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Virginia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Worth, Texas
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Atlanta
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Holly Springs, NC
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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!

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Snow Camp, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Carolina Motel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Carolina Motel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Carolina Motel

Address: 2601 Georgia Rd, Hwy 441 South, Franklin, NC 28734
Phone Number:
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Franklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Travelocity and Otel so you can book your Carolina Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Carolina Hotel Franklin

4 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (4)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Franklin with
any amenities