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Thompson's Motel

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Dalton, Georgia
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...

1Thank Jimmy E
Reviewed May 18, 2015

This motel is a disgusting run down filth hole.we are not prissy people. I am not sure what the other reviewers seen when they were here.this place is very old, thats not the issue. The sheets towels and bed spread are rags and probably 30 years old. They are ripped and worn out. The shower curtain was moldy. The air...

Thank Stacy W
Proctorville, Ohio
Reviewed May 2, 2015

I came through there around 9 at night and she gave me a choice of two rooms, one had a soft bed and the other had a bed that was a lot more comfortable. The tv was a round screen whirt a remote that would work the volume and up and down channels. The heater did not work to well...

Thank JC0l
Belle, West Virginia, United States
Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Motel is very clean. Rooms has two double beds, dresser mirror, desk, two chairs, nightstand and a tv with large selection of channels. Bathroom very nice and clean. Ample parking. Front unit with office, you must take stairs to get to second floor. The back unit has parking in the back for second floor so you don't have to take...

Thank Amy D
Sperryville, Virginia
Reviewed April 23, 2015

Although I never saw it advertised, they do have free wi-fi! The rooms are right out of the 50's, very dated, however it was clean and I had nice hot water! Room rates were about 55/ night. Many of the rooms have a little patio or balcony. I was happy with my choice! They still have old fashioned metal keys

1Thank hkyplyr26
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Reviewed June 24, 2014

Good place to stop since there really isn't much else in this town to stay in. Clean rooms and friendly country staff. The bed was comfy so that was the most important thing, needs a little updating. There is a restaurant right in front that has a little bit of everything on the menu.

3Thank Michelle B
Bridgeport, West Virginia
Reviewed April 21, 2014

Stayed here for a softball game, I thought it was very nice. Contact the office if you're going to check in past 10pm because that's when they close, they can make arrangements for your key. The rooms were large for only $57, front and back doors! Pretty balcony. Nice little country restaurant called the Fireside Cafe with a little craft...

3Thank SportsMom247
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed October 29, 2013

Good stop when motorcycling through WV on a budget. In can be busy on the weekends during summer season so you may want to make a reservation during peak travel times. Family style eating / breakfast right next door.

2Thank schladore
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Reviewed October 16, 2013

We found this motel after traveling for awhile and not finding any town to stay in. It turned out to be a reminder of the motels we stayed in growing up in the 60's. Nothing fancy but clean and priced right. The management was extremely helpful and friendly. Very easy to get right back on the main road to get...

1Thank gretchenabc b
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Reviewed October 16, 2013

My wife and I happened across Thompson's while doing some leaf-peeping in the WV mountains. We arrived at 8:30 at night, dog tired. The lady in the office was very pleasant when I checked in. I asked if there was a microwave in the room, since we had brought along a cooler of frozen dinners to eat. She said no,...

2Thank Dave_from_BG_KY
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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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“any rooms are clean and safe feeling!!! Best in the area”
rebeccahF4439IQ, Mar 5, 2016 | Read review
“This is a motorcycle-friendly motel.”
Woody900, Sep 1, 2015 | Read review
“The restaurant next door has free wi-fi.”
sandyg587, Jun 29, 2015 | Read review
“If you want a more modern room, opt for a more expensive one.”
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travelwriter52, Jun 19, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 38 - 46 have back access for a quiet area”
randyc712, Jun 1, 2015 | Read review
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