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Cool Harbor Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   141 West Fifteenth Street, Front Royal, VA 22630
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Ranked #5 of 9 hotels in Front Royal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I stayed at Cool Harbor last weekend with my family when we had unexpectedly warm weather. It cannot compare with a new and corporate managed hotel in terms of amenities and overall "newness", as some of the furniture is a bit dated. But the attitude and friendliness of the owners, combined with the great price, and the small-town charm of... More

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Gainesville, FL
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

It really is hard to write a review for Cool Harbor Motel. We were cycling the Skyline Drive and would have preferred someplace closer to the Skyline, but those motels got horrible reviews and when we saw them, we were glad we didn't book a room in any of them. Getting to the Cool Harbor by bicycle was no picnic,... More

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Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Straight out of the past, but residing in the present, this place was unremarkable. From the outside, it looks like it has seen way better days, and you have to climb some pretty steep steps to get inside. Very bad for those with mobility issues. The lobby was spic and span and seemed to be up to date in its... More

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Reinholds, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The room was clean but the a/c didn't work all the time. We were suppose to get deluxe queen size bed and we got 2 double beds. We booked through hotels.com which was another joke because they couldn't help with the issue. the manager at cool harbor said they didn't get that we wanted 3 deluxe queen but they sure... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

This hotel was quite sub-par in my expectations. I was hoping to receive a cheap night's stay in a local motel but instead got average pricing in a run-down motel with all sorts of nastyness. Arriving at the hotel at night, I was unable to convince the Front Desk person to give me a special rate, but at least I... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Wow, it's more difficult to write a review of this hotel that you'd think. There is nothing wrong with it, but it's so very much different from what I am used to that I am not finding the right words to accurately describe what this hotel is. I wasn't very picky when I was booking it, I knew we would... More

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Homestead, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We stayed here 1 night to access the Skyline Drive through the Shanendoah National Park. It was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was available till 11 am. It was VERY basic, but sufficient. My one complaint was that there was no night lock for the door. I felt safe enough traveling with my husband but if I were alone, I'd be... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We booked one nights accommodation on the day of our stay and had no problems with the reservation. The owners are very friendly, welcoming and accommodating. The motel is easy to find and slightly set back from the main road so you don't really get any traffic noise, we stayed in a room at the front of the motel and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

The room was clean and worth the money. They placed us in connecting rooms without being asked. The staff was friendly and helpful. The kids loved the pool. The fish pond in the front of the hotel was a nice touch. It was quiet and had a great location near to restaurants and stores. It was located near major roadways.... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Convenient for the Skyline Drive, but not our first choice (the curious Shenandoah was much cheaper abut (only just) fully booked). Motel presented well from the outside, looking significantly better than the surrounding alternatives. There's even a comfortable lobby but the reception looks like an overprotected convenience store! The room and bed were a little disappointing and certainly overpriced. Breakfast... More

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Also Known As:
Cool Harbor Hotel Front Royal
Address: 141 West Fifteenth Street, Front Royal, VA 22630
Location: United States > Virginia > Front Royal
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Ranked #5 of 9 hotels in Front Royal
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Hotel Class:2 star — Cool Harbor Motel 2*
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