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Colony House Motor Lodge

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3560 Franklin Rd. SW (U.S. 220 Business), Roanoke, VA
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Ranked #19 of 37 hotels in Roanoke
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We made a last-minute decision to go to Roanoke for the weekend and wanted to economize a little. The Colony House Motor Lodge is definitely a terrific value. Our room was very comfortable and having a refrigerator was very useful. The only negative thing we have to say is the TV. It's an old tube style with a really grainy... More

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Kingston, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stan and I were on our way to Nashville to see or Son. We planned to cut our trip in half front PA, so we decided on Roanoke . The Colony was a pleasure right from the start. The check in was very,very pleasant including the warm, fresh from the oven cookies !!!. The Staff at check in was fabulous.... More

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Charles E, Owner at Colony House Motor Lodge, responded to this review

If you're happy, I'm happy. Thank you for taking the time to spread the good word about us here on TripAdvisor. I'm delighted to hear you found your room very spacious and our location absolutely great. Next time you're in Roanoke, please keep us in mind! You're always welcome. Take care, Charles, Owner More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I drove 10 miles out of my way just to stay here it was great I had a friendly greeting at the front desk got a clean room I pick this hotel for it age I love old hotels they have character makes greats memory's

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Charles E, Owner at Colony House Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Your support sure does mean a lot! I'm beyond honored that you drove an extra 10 miles in order to stay with us. What a heartwarming compliment! My sincerest thank you for taking the time to spread the good word about our Lodge here on TripAdvisor, and I sincerely hope you'll stay with us again soon. Our door's always open!... More

Wellington, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
52 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The motel was comfortable and the room clean, friendly reception. We could park right outside the room, only here for one night but found nothing to complain about which is good. the breakfasrt was good, we would stay here again

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Charles E, Owner at Colony House Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hearing this glowing feedback is more rewarding than you know. Thank you for taking the time to spread the good word about us here on TripAdvisor. Next time you're in Roanoke, please keep us in mind! You've always got a home away from home at our lodge. Take care, Charles, Owner More

Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We rode to Roanoke on a motorcycle.. did some time at the pool, then decided to call a cab to go in to town. We had a nice Thai dinner in town, and a few drinks. Walked around town and called the cab to go back to the hotel. The Hotel was clean. Got up in the morning and discovered... More

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Charles E, Owner at Colony House Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Joanne, it sounds like you had a successful trip to Roanoke -- glad we could be a part of it! Come back and see us sometime. Take care, Charles, Owner More

Palm Bay, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were on our motorcycles and we like to have a room were we can park outside our door and this was perfect. We had a king on the back side of the hotel which we really liked. It was very quite and we did borrow a couple of chairs to sit outside and unwind. The room was clean and... More

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Charles E, Owner at Colony House Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hearing this glowing feedback is more rewarding than you know. My sincerest thank you for taking the time to spread the good word about us here on Tripadvisor. It was a pleasure having you at our Lodge and I sincerely hope you'll keep us in mind next time you're in Roanoke. Our door and our motorcycle spots are always open!... More

Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews 86 reviews
26 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The colony house is my kind of place. I can park right in front of my room, which makes loading and unloading the motorcycle easy! The rooms are large, clean and comfortable. The pool is nice. And Downtown Roanoke is a $10.00 cab ride away.

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Charles E, Owner at Colony House Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Comments like these just make my day! My sincerest thank you for taking the time to share your support here on Tripadvisor. I'm happy you enjoyed a great stay and appreciated how easy it was to load and unload your motorcycle. After all, that's one of our goals! Next time you're in Roanoke, I hope you'll keep us in mind.... More

Palm Beach, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were a group of motorcyclists traveling the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway ... two couples and one solo rider, so three rooms. We were warmly greeted and the rooms were ready as expected since we arrived later in the day. The motel shows it's age and the room's decor is a decade or two dated, although given the age, it... More

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Charles E, Owner at Colony House Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share this valuable feedback with us, James. Your rating of 4 for Location, Sleep Quality, and Cleanliness as well as 5 for Value and Service, is quite a compliment! With your knowledge of the industry as outlined in your profile, I know you recognize the constant effort and hard work our staff produces... More

McCormick, SC
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220 reviews 220 reviews
17 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The review by Robert F B pretty well sums up this property. Room 401 was not good enough reach the economy motel level where you expect some dents, dings and scratches here and there. This situation was evident from floor to ceiling. The carpet is filthy with stains and spills over much of it. The louvered door have closures but... More

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Charles E, Owner at Colony House Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Captain Morgan, thank you for rating us above average for “Value”, “Sleep Quality”, and very high on our “Location”. The sink plunger has been repaired, but you didn't mention your room had two sinks, as most of our rooms do, and the other wasn't affected . I do apologize for any inconvenience, as that's never our intention. That said, I... More

Wiehle, VA
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166 reviews 166 reviews
17 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This place was recommended to me by a local friend down there whose aunt stayed here while convalesencing due to a broken ankle a while back. The exterior is quite well-maintained as one might expect. The inside? Read on... An older gentleman at the front desk greeted me with an "I've been expecting you" when I identified myself as having... More

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Charles E, Owner at Colony House Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the feedback and your 4-star rating, Robert. It was a pleasure hosting you, and I'm glad you found the people here to be so friendly. I'll make sure the whole team reads this, as well. As for the "shortcomings," I appreciate you letting me know about them. It is always good to see where we... More

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Address: 3560 Franklin Rd. SW (U.S. 220 Business), Roanoke, VA
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Location: United States > Virginia > Roanoke
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Colony House Motor Lodge 2*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Roanoke
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Colony House Motor Lodge is South Roanoke’s guest bedroom. A quaint step back in time with modern conveniences, Colony House Motor Lodge is situated in beautiful and fashionable South Roanoke. Located 2 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway near the junction of Route 220 and I-581 on Franklin Road, we are conveniently near and accessible to the many Roanoke Valley attractions and facilities. Family owned with family pride since 1957, our dedicated and friendly staff looks forward to welcoming you.Our goal is to provide a quality experience at an affordable price. Toward this goal our amenities include a free continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, exercise room, guest laundry, business center and an outdoor pool in season. Additionally each room has a coffee maker, small refrigerator, microwave, two bathroom sinks in most and free HBO. For those needing more room or a kitchen, we have two spacious suites. Weekly stays are also available, making Colony House a great option for business travelers.Adjoining large and small conferences rooms suitable for meetings or exhibitions are available separately or together at a reasonable price. To assist with catering, a prep area is adjacent to the large conference room. Each conference room has its own private bathroom.Carilion Memorial, Carilion Community, and Lewis Gale hospitals are just minutes away, and we proudly provide a discount for inpatients' families. Other nearby destinations include Mill Mountain Zoo, Virginia Museum of Transportation, The Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke Civic Center, Center in the Square, Roanoke Farmer’s Market and The Jefferson Center. ... more   less 
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