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 9 Front Royal hotels

Cool Harbor Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   141 West Fifteenth Street, Front Royal, VA 22630
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Cool Harbor Motel to your Saves list
Cool Harbor Motel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Ranked #5 of 9 Hotels in Front Royal
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014
brandonrodriguez Front Royal, Virginia
Write a Review

40 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanda, the front-desk person and manager, is awesome, and did everything in her power to make our stay pleasant, but the room was a dump and the place was an overall dump. The steps leading up to the second floor were rickety and in need of paint and repair, and there were cigarette butts everywhere. The room looked and smelled... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Front Royal, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

I got stuck in Front Royal due to some vehicle problems, and stayed at this Motel. The staff and management treated everyone like they were family. They answered any questions about town and gave me suggestions where to go ear and sites to see. The rooms were some what dated but comfortable. The pool was good, the price is really... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Gainesville, FL
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
32 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reinholds, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Homestead, FL
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
129 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Cool Harbor Motel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Cool Harbor Motel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Cool Harbor Motel

Address: 141 West Fifteenth Street, Front Royal, VA 22630
Location: United States > Virginia > Front Royal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cool Harbor Motel 2*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Travelocity, Expedia, Hotels.com, Tingo, Otel and Venere so you can book your Cool Harbor 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:
Cool Harbor Hotel Front Royal

13 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (14)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Room/suite (6)
Bathroom (1)
View from room (2)
Other (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Front Royal with
any amenities