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Sapphire Inn

761 E. Main St., Franklin, NC 28734
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Sapphire Inn
Ranked #9 of 12 hotels in Franklin
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Irvington, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Cary, North Carolina
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56 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We have stayed and reviewed Sapphire before, and while Franklin is a great overnight location I fear this will be our last stay here. We were in Room 1 and it was better than Room 4 from the previous stay, but there was no Kleenex in the bathroom and they quit serving coffee in the mornings (may be a blessing... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I will start by saying we have stayed at this location for est. 20+ years in October. Every year, for the last few years the repair of the rooms have constantly diminished.... along with the kindness of the staff. Upon arriving (after dark) after a 9 hour motorcycle journey to the motel, I turn down the sheets to find that... More

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Bolivia, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

A very good place for hikers and Fred is A Ok in my book. Very hiker friendly and for the price you get what you need. Older and not deluxe but a nice rest. Roaches? not on my stays. A free shuttle is provided to hikers to and from the Appalachian Trail and free shuttles to town in the afternoons.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Impolite and rude evening manager Fred. We checked into two separate rooms and were told we could pay when we checked out. After dinner and showering we were interrupted by a second manager, Fred, telling us we had to pay on the spot. Shocked, I handed the manager my credit card, he returned 10 minutes later with the receipt. I... More

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Farmville, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Checked in Thursday evening exhausted from the trip. Woke Friday morning only to find three fairly large roaches around me - one crawling up bathroom wall as I was using the bathroom, another in the sink area and the third between the beds. I 'immediately' threw my belongings out the door, shook everything out, loaded up and went to the... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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91 reviews 91 reviews
56 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Adequate would be a good description. Not expensive, certainly not fancy but good for an overnight stay. We were in room 4 on this occasion and there is some compressor that randomly starts up behind the room around 7 in the morning. We have stayed in other rooms there that were quieter. The Mexican restaurant across the street has good... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

The Sapphire Inn is a great place to stay while in Franklin. Tammy at the front desk was extremely helpful with check in and anything else that I need. Terry who also works there is very helpful. The rooms are big, beds are very soft and comfortable and each room has a small refrig. and microwave as well as cable... More

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Comer, Georgia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

Dated, but good value. perfect place for the budget conscience.

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Additional Information about Sapphire Inn

Address: 761 E. Main St., Franklin, NC 28734
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Smoky Mountains > Franklin
Amenities:
Free Parking Swimming Pool
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Ranked #9 of 12 hotels in Franklin
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