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The Franklin Hotel LTD

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed August 14, 2014

Excellent welcome to the incredible Newfoundland hospitality we have heard about. We were very pleased with our room, the prices and the generous hospitality. The manager was over the top helpful and available, the chef cooked us an outstanding vegetarian meal for under 15.00, the location was perfect....Challenges with parking in the downtown are just part of life there, but...

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Grand Falls Windsor, Canada
Reviewed August 3, 2014

The Hotel is in a great location on Water Street and close to George Street and Downtown Shopping and Restaurants. The Hotel and its rooms however are in need of renovations and the value is not there for the price you are paying.

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1Thank Justin C
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed August 2, 2014

The hotel manager and the restaurant manager were amazing. We arrived and our room was not yet ready but they took the bags and took them to our room when it was ready. The food at the restaurant was amazingly good. We had the lobster pasta and it was to die for. The manager gave her cell phone number in...

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1Thank Deb0904
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Reviewed July 18, 2014

Newfoundland is known for hospitality. This place ran hot and cold. A snarky greeting when we arrived, forcing 4 over 50's, one with a cane and leg brace, to go up 3 un-air-conditioned flights with 2 weeks luggage, only to discover room keys unprogramed. No apologies. No help. Stained carpets. Not hip, just old furniture. Windows that are sealed shut,...

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5Thank Minda92
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed June 21, 2014

This little boutique hotel is literally in the most perfect spot, especially for 7 Albertans coming for a wedding! So many cute little pubs and boutiques right beside us, George street 2 blocks away, the Harbour down the hill and so much more! You can walk to Signal hill for beautiful views and take boat tours right out of the...

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1Thank Paige M
New York City, New York
Reviewed September 3, 2012

-We enjoyed our stay at the Franklin Hotel. As long as future travelers know what they are getting, I think most people will like this property. I usually prefer 5 star hotels, and yet I liked the Franklin, even though it is not 5-star (nor is it claiming to be). It is a clean, perfectly located, small boutique-y hotel. It...

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5Thank mbanes
Houston, Tx
Reviewed August 5, 2012

My wife and I really enjoyed the hotel and other than the three flights of stairs with luggage and parking (more on this later), we feel it was a great hotel with very helpful staff from Grace and her room attendants to the bar staff. To begin you will check in at the bar on the street level. You will...

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2Thank Labcal
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed July 29, 2012

I booked The Franklin over the net. I had read the varying reviews but as it was during the George Street Music festival, and I had left it rather late, spaces were hard to get so I booked it with fingers crossed. I wanted to be able to walk to the festival and around downtown and not have to drive....

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3Thank Sarah C
Toronto
Reviewed May 29, 2012

My family and I visited St John's over the May long weekend. We booked two rooms and found both of them to me quite lackluster for the price we were paying. In my room, the TV was filthy with greasy fingerprints and had a hole punched through the bathroom door with a giant hole in the bathroom ceiling. When I...

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4Thank Cassie B
N.C.
Reviewed September 19, 2011

After a terrific two weeks staying at lovely inns and and guest houses in Newfoundland and Labrador, we found ourselves at the Franklin Hotel in St. John's. We had tried to get into other properties, but vacancies were hard to come by in August. After finally locating a street parking space three blocks away (The hotel does not have its...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Franklin Hotel LTD

Address: 193 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2B4, Canada
Location: Canada > Newfoundland and Labrador > Newfoundland > St. John's > Downtown
Price Range: $96 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Franklin Hotel LTD 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“I asked for a quiet room, rather than the room with a good view I was initially offered.”
857nancye, Mar 23, 2016 | Read review
“Any room overlooking the road is good; there was virtually no noise.”
MaxHS, Sep 22, 2015 | Read review
“Book early!”
974darinh, Aug 31, 2015 | Read review
“Room 205 has two queen beds that are separated with a wall so very good for privacy.”
Deb0904, Aug 2, 2014 | Read review
“They were all beautiful, if you are a couple I would recommend splurging on the high ceiling spacious rooms. 301 was my favorite!”
49paigem, Jun 21, 2014 | Read review
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