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Franklin Inn on Durkee

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful facilities, wonderful food, a delightful hostess who wants to be of service but who doesn't intrude! What more can you ask for? Franklin Inn provided us with a delightful atmosphere in a very convenient location. I recommend this Inn to anyone looking for rest, relaxation and a small town atmosphere.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Lovely home in the classic B&B style. Felt like family from the moment I was in the door. Hosts Judy and Ron were primarily responsible for this feeling; the inn it self was the cherry on top. Great room layout and decor with a mythical Shangri-La, a mystical, harmonious valley set somewhere on the periphery of China and top secret... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Our room was VERY CLEAN! The #1 thing that is important to me in a place. Judy was very nice and welcoming. Her breakfast was gourmet! She even made me a special gluten and dairy free dish. Plenty of off street parking.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We booked this bed and breakfast very last minute on our travels to Door County. The owners and hosts were very friendly, helpful, accommodating and interesting to talk to as they told us about the history of their home. The rooms were immaculate and very beautifully decorated. We stayed in Shangri-La with a beautiful, but very comfortable antique bed and... More 

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

When you step through the front door of the Franklin Inn on Durkee (the sister B&B to the Franklin Street Inn) in Appleton, you are greeted with a warm smile and the invitation to make the inn your home away from home. Innkeeper Judy showed us to our room -- the Shangri-La Room -- where my husband and I felt... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Room is big and comfortable. Very conveniently located near downtown. Walking distance to City Park and dining on College Ave. Judy made delicious breakfast and was super friendly and helpful. Love the atmosphere of a home!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We were actually bumped from our original reservation at a hotel in the downtown, and the hotel offered to put us up at the Franklin Inn, or continue to try to find us a room at their hotel. When I saw the reviews for the Franklin I immediately took them up on their offer, and I wasn't disappointed. Clean, spacious... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Judy's breakfasts were far better than anything created by the Chef and his staff at the more expensive Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, where the actual convention I attended was held. What an incredibly comfy bed, possibly more comfortable than my bed at home, which is astonishing. The Inn was quaint, quiet, clean, attractive, and very affordable. Judy is an awesome... More 

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Kenai, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

I would recommend this place to my family and friends. We stayed for four days. We had a comfortable room that was private. The breakfast that was prepared for each of these days was fantastic. We felt welcomed and comfortable.

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Lake Mary, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A warm and friendly greeting, excellent service, historical surroundings and well appointed cleanly rooms are a must if you wish to have a successful Bed and Breakfast. Judy, the owner of The Franklin Inn on Durkee in Appleton Wisconsin, has all of this and more. As a former Bed and Breakfast Owner, you can tell all of the refurbishing Judy... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Appleton's International Bed & Breakfast Destination." Pampering and style affected each decision as the theme suites & rooms were created. Travel around the world by touring the inn: Italy, France, the tropics, and the Orient. You will enjoy the beauty and warmth of our 1894 Queen Anne Victorian with authentic period decor. We offer the best of years gone by combined with today's modern conveniences for your special enjoyment. Open our door for charm and hospitality! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Franklin Inn on Durkee

Address: 310 N Durkee St, Appleton, WI 54911-5431
Location: United States > Wisconsin > Appleton
Price Range: $160 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Franklin Inn on Durkee 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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