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The Franklin

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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great location”(101 reviews)
“pillow menu”(12 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming hotel with historic feel but beautifully updated with tasteful and quality furnishings. Had the look and feel of a boutique but under hilton management. Near university, conveniently located, easy parking. Definite worth a return stay.

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I stayed one weeknight at The Franklin Hotel, Curio Collection, receiving a Diamond upgrade to a suite with balcony on the quiet side of the property. The hotel is an oasis of rest and relaxation in an otherwise frenetic street near UNC-Chapel Hill’s lovely campus....More

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Response from Jay P, General Manager at The FranklinResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, travelentuziast. I'm glad that you found our hotel to be a fitting place to serve as your accommodation in Chapel Hill. Our team will be pleased to know that you felt they were all friendly. We did find ourselves a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location near UNC with local transportation available. Nice room with everything one needs. Wonderful breakfast. Alas pets not allowed. Wonderful helpful staff. Bar closed a little early. A bit pricey.

Review collected in partnership with Curio – A Collection by Hilton
Thank Iwanttobeontheroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, the location is awesome. Right on Franklin street and walking distance to all the bars, restaurants, shops etc on Franklin Street. Franklin and Carolina Inn both have great locations. Next, the rooms are spacious and nice - especially compared to many rooms at Carolina...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful, small historic hotel in excellent location with friendly and helpful staff. Breakfasts were excellent and special requests filled. Bar was tasteful and had a friendly vibe. Parking was an extra charge but the convenience was well worth it. Many relatives stayed for a family...More

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Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$203 - US$337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Chapel Hill
#2 Business Hotel in Chapel Hill
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US$203 - US$337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Chapel Hill
#2 Business Hotel in Chapel Hill
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martaburke
1 May 2017|
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Response from Dominik R | Reviewed this property |
When I was there I did a run roughly following the Pumpkin Loop in the Carolina North Forest. You can just Google for it. That was a nice run in forest surroundings, slightly hilly, relatively smooth gravel surface.
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martaburke
1 May 2017|
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Response from Jay P | Property representative |
Hi Tammy, Thanks for your note. Yes, we have tons of running trails all around our hotel. We are on the edge of the UNC campus, so the various quads and paths provide great options. There are also several greenways... More
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Tiffany S
29 December 2016|
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Response from Jay P | Property representative |
Hello everyone, and thank you all for your responses to Tiffany S. All answers are right on the money here. Our cooked to order breakfast is available for $11 per person, either in our restaurant or in your room through... More
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Room Tips
"Franklin Street side is best. Back side of hotel room view not great."
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"Ask for a room without neighbours"
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"For people watching, reserve a Franklin street room. For peace and quiet, select one of the back side rooms."
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"The location is great. The rooms seemed very quiet."
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