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Sapphire Inn

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761 E. Main St., Franklin, NC 28734
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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
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sparta, Georgia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
26 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Had an opportunity to be in Franklin, NC this past weekend and ended up at the Sapphire Inn. It was a quaint little place with all of the ammenities except in-room coffee makers. This motel was clean and not too crowded while we were there. My only problem was that the room was facing the highway and you could hear... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Well. We stayed here on a fri night. The lady checking us in was smoking. The lobby smelled like smoke. Old key system. The bed was two mattresses on a spring. Strange. It's old. Old aluminum window. Found a peices of a wrapper in the sheets. Was hoping it wasn't a condom wrapper. In the morning the office doesn't open... More 

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Dalton, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

first off they had a sign outside listing $39.99 a night. When we went to rent a room they rudely told us the rooms were $59.99 a night and "didn't care what that sign said" and refused to honor their own advertising. All other places were booked so we were forced to stay here. I went to take a shower... More 

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Vandalia, Illinois, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This was the worst hotel we have ever stayed in! We should have left as soon as we opened the door. The air conditioner made so much noise we couldn't sleep. Which was a shame because the bed was very comfortable. But I would never stay there again and would tell everyone to keep driving.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I was having my home remodeled for the week and decided to check in to Sapphire for a room. "What are you here for, the car show, the gem show, or to visit family," snapped the desk clerk. I told her that I'm having my home worked on and would like accommodations for the night. "No locals, do you hear,"... More 

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Moncks Corner, South Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My wife and I spent the night on 6/21/14 while taking a scenic drive through the area. Hampton Inn only had a full size accessible room for $99. Quality Inn only had smoking rooms avaliable so we just rode down the road and came upon this motel. Got a room with 2 queens for $62 with tax. The room was... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I enjoy the country life and good old southern hospitality. The owners are personable and sweet. The hotel is very affordable. The understanding is there, that the middle class population tries to have a "good time vacationing" also. I really hope any new comers see this as well. God Bless.

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The lady who checked us in was very nice & accomodating. The room was old & average, beds were terrible. That's the worst thing about it. Best thing was location, there was a restaurant nearby called Ms. Lois's, amazing country food at a great price!

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Irvington, Kentucky
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Stayed 3/21/14, we had a King on the second floor. This is an older hotel, don't expect it to be brand new, it's not, the room was clean, and neat. We had no problems and the beds and linens were clean. Typical for the price. Don't be afraid, you need a place after being on the road all day this... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Other than having a nice guy, Fred, working at the Sapphire, this place is a dump! If you own a place you have to invest money back into it to keep the condition up and this place is simply terrible. The first room I checked into had a stopped up sink so I went to the office and was moved... More 

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Address: 761 E. Main St., Franklin, NC 28734
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Franklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30

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