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Drake Motel

420 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville, TN 37210
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Modena, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for one night with my boyfriend. We were coming from Crossville and wanted to spend saturday night in Nashville so we booked a room here. I have to say, if I had read the reviews before I would never have chosen this place, but I was not the one who chose it. It is dirty and in... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The story. We were sitting in our room when a black guy knocked on our door. I stupidly answered the door. He asked if we want drugs(all types, pills, weed) I declined anything. That was not a good answer. He acted as if he had a gun in his pants and saId he has stuff he needs to sell so... More

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We were intrigued by this classic 60s motel, still with its vintage sign that boasts 'where the stars stay.' How could we not be charmed? Plus, it was St Patrick's day weekend, the beginning of Spring break, and the local hockey team were playing, so all the other Nashville hotels were booked or 300$ a night. Don't stay here! The... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We arrived here mid afternoon after reading the motel advertising in a voucher magazine we picked up at the tourist office. After checking in we dropped our bags off in the room. It looked tatty and worn but we had to get to the Opry so we just left. On returning later that evening I opened the door, turned on... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Booked in for three nights, left after the first one after finding a used crack pipe in the bed. The place was filthy, surrounded by dodgey characters & constantly noisy throughout the night. Sirens going, doors slamming, shouting, no sleep was had, not to mention the unwelcome addition of the bedbugs. You wouldn't feel comfortable here unless you are a... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We checked into the drake after a long drive and wanted to see Nashville and split as we only had one day to stay. we got in around 2PM, basically threw our stuff into the dingy/ugly room and split. we saw it wasn't the best looking room around but needed a place reasonably priced. we should have looked MUCH more... More

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Utrecht
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

We read that the motel offers newly renovated, our room definitely wasn't, old dirty carpet, old mattress/bed and bathroom. We asked for a non-smoking room, the sign on the door did so indicate, however the room smelled like people smoked a lot in it. We wouldn't recommend thus hostel.

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

My husband & I were in town for a concert & basically needed a place to sleep. I realize we were very lucky to book a room on the inside by the pool & close to the office. He booked the room online & I read the reviews afterward. I have a nice car & I was so worried it... More

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

DO NOT STAY HERE!!!! Our room was dirty and had BED BUGS and when I asked the manager for a refund he refused saying he couldn't see any bedbugs in the room, even though I was covered in bites! Terrible service.

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

I had hoped this place was a walk in the past like it advertises itself to be. WRONG!!Our room was FILTHY and the constant flow of drug dealers and hookers makes for a great COPS Show. BUT this place is NOT for families and is FAR from safe. When we left to find another hotel, we spole with a Nashville... More

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Address: 420 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville, TN 37210
Location: United States > Tennessee > Nashville
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