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Sully, Iowa
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100 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Franklin is a solidly built property with an attached restaurant (good, not great) and conference center. The rooms are clean, but look and feel like the 70's, right down to the key that is a key. It's a good value for those that don't need brand new.

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Warren, Michigan
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed at the Franklin Inn while attending a wedding in the area. I had stayed here many years earlier while working on a contract at a business in nearby Elkton so I was familiar with the location. My previous visit had found the hotel clean and comfortable. This trip was no different. Also no different was the decor. I... More 

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Westland
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We stayed at the inn for convenience as we were in a wedding. The price was reasonable. The rooms are very out dated and smelled of stale smoke, it was clean though. I missed having an in room coffee maker, but they did provide free coffee in the main hall, from a dispenser, tasted like instant. Pillows were small, mattress... More 

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Aiken
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89 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

After church we decided to go to the Franklin Inn for brunch. I've been in the past and it's always been pretty good. Today was the same, the buffet was good and had good choices for breakfast or lunch along with salad and dessert for a good price. If I had one bad comment it would only be I wish... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The good; was very quiet the first night, possibly the best bed I have ever slept on, large room, convenient dining with pretty good food. The Bad; walls are like cardboard, pack people into a small area of hotel to avoid having rooms scattered all over to clean, shower started backing up, room smelled of stale cigarette smoke. Was there... More 

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Swartz Creek, Michigan
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2015

the room was in great condition, although it had a little of a musty smell. The bathroom and sink was clean. The room overall appearance was clean and organize. The restaurant had served great meals especially the desserts. It had a bar that had excellent service. It is ideally located in the town of Bad Axe, easily accessible to the... More 

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Thank Larry H
New Boston, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We; as four adults and two children among us; expected a low budget, run-down motel but we were surprised to find a well-kept, clean establishment. The room was super clean, A/C worked great, TV worked and the carpeting was super clean. The shower-surround was awesome with plenty of space to put items. Shower head worked fine! We had the evening... More 

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Elkton
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

BBQ chicken pizza was wicked brah! Best restaurant coffee I have ever had. Beautiful Babes work there! Good fish on the buffet as well as a great variety of other things to consume. Will go back again, I wanna try the breakfast buffet!

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Petitcodiac, Canada
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208 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

The Franklin is getting old and tired. I checked in originally for a week as it was very reasonably priced and I didn't need anything special. Well the rooms are nothing special and are in drastic need of a redo. Again .. cheap place to stay so what do you expect. But the deal breaker was that I had no... More 

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57 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

Its a nice place. A few good things and bad things . Bad part its in the middle of nowhere. The restaurant within the inn it takes a long time to get your food. Nothing is close by besides a gas station. A few rooms had musty smell. Good part it quite and comfy plenty of space in the rooms.... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Franklin Inn

Address: 1070 E Huron Ave # (M-142, Bad Axe, MI 48413-1428
Region: United States > Michigan > Bad Axe
Number of rooms: 47
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“Most rooms are good when chosen.”
 of 5 bubbles larryh145, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Really; just a well kept motel; it shows that the management cares about the customer.”
 of 5 bubbles MAURICEL328, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms in the east wing are a bit more isolated and might be more desirable.”
 of 5 bubbles DaleK862, 11 Aug 2013 | Read review
“no upgrades. no amenities i.e. fitness, pool, hot tub...not sure about laundry. banquet facility very nice. diverse guest. large grounds. busy on Sundays :-) for food. don't be too afraid of the outside appearance.”
 of 5 bubbles Droopi711, 23 May 2013 | Read review
“Great small town friendly service and the restaraunt on premises was awesome !”
 of 5 bubbles greyhoundjo, 4 Aug 2012 | Read review
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