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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

The staff may be nice but this motel is run down and has absolutely no amenities. There was a bar of soap in the room, an old TV, and a window/wall AC. There was no shampoo, hairdryer, coffee maker, closet, etc. The sheets were clean as were the towels but they were so small and so thin they barely got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

My sister and I headed to this area for a craft show. We didn't have a safe place to stay so we saw where they had a vacancy. We met Annabell who was a angel sent to us. This place is clean and safe feeling. If ever traveling to this area best place!!!

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Thank Rebecca H
North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

My experience was not as a motel guest; it was as a stranded female biker in need. I was overwhelmingly blessed with an amazing, genuine, and truly warm welcome and ready assistance. Kathy Kile and her daughter instantly came to my aid! A regular customer even offered me a ride to Harrisonburg (67 miles away!). HOG Roadside Assistance was unable... More 

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Thank Laura L
Manassas, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This is not the Hilton, and it makes no pretense to be anything other than a friendly inn for a weary traveler. It is motorcycle friendly. Yes, it's a bit world-weary, but that is entirely overshadowed by the warm welcome, the superb food at the restaurant next door, (an excellent chef, hand-cut local steaks, fresh local trout, fresh local vegetables... More 

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State College, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We stayed here one night during a West VA. motorcycle weekend. The facilities are dated, but clean. No problem with reservations, check-in, or check-out. In fact, they encouraged us to park the bike on the porch area in front of our room - which we did. Very handy with having the restaurant in front of the motel. The highlight of... More 

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Seth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Older motel, very quiet, very clean and exceptionally nice personnel. We stayed one night here on a short weekend drive. I had booked with information from Trip Advisor. It is as represented by most comments on here. Only $52 on a Saturday for two. The restaurant adjacent was good for breakfast. The desk lady said they had wi-fi but I... More 

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Conyers, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I came to this hotel because it had cheap rooms (40.00). So I didn't expect a lot, primarily since the reviews were not that great. They first tried to put me in a room by the highway (state) but I asked if there were any rooms at the same price further away. They allowed me to look at a number... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Stayed in room 46. Room needed aired. Had a closed up old smell. TV didn't work. Air conditioner was loud. Bed sheets were very clean and new. Room carpeting was stained and rough looking. Bathroom was very clean. I've stayed in $200.00 rooms that didn't have as clean restroom. All in all.....quaint and the price is very affordable. The dining... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

After a long drive through Virginia, we stopped at this motel in the middle of nowhere. During the evening it looked a bit shabby from the outside so we were a bit sceptical. The lady at the front desk gave us a warm welcome so we took a room. The room was on the 2nd floor, and the space was... More 

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Thank Jackles1970
Dalton, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I've stayed here 3 times--2007, 2011 and Memorial Day weekend 2015. It's an old 1960ish motel and it looks it. BUT the bed was very comfortable, the TV worked and the shower worked. The tub was flaking some of the enamel but that didn't affect the shower. It has plenty of character and I would stay here again. I think... More 

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Additional Information about Thompson's Motel

Address: Junction of 33 and U.S. 220, Franklin, WV 26807
Location: United States > West Virginia > Franklin
Number of rooms: 40
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