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“Turned back time”
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Mayberry Motor Inn
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Mount Airy
Certificate of Excellence
Doylestown, Ohio
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Turned back time”
Reviewed 25 June 2013

Stayed one night traveling back to Ohio. Extremely neat and clean. Very comfortable beds, very clean, up to date. Looks like you are back in the 1960's. There is an Aunt Bea room with many items she collected through the years while on the Andy Griffith Show. The vintage sheriff car and Emmit's fix it truck parked in front are cool. Nice place to stay while visiting Mt. Airy.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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3 Thank Tom M
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Salisbury, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2013

Stayed one night BFF's,Cleanest motel they have stayed in on vacations in a while, saw Aunt Bea's room, met Mrs. Alma and her lovely daughter. Felt so welcomed and safe, No complaints, slept so well, I checked the Mattress, got to have one! Ready for another road trip, after this one, Great time staying here.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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3 Thank Jackie N
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Williamstown, New Jersey
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56 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2013

I hate writing this review because I liked this place, but they really let me down. I brought a group of motorcyclists here for a night. We made our reservations 3 months on advance and everyone in our group had a confirmation. My husband and I booked a King room. 2 other couples also booked king rooms. The motel clerk called us @10pm the night before to see if we still planned on staying at the motel. We thought that was really strange, we're they planning on giving away our room? When we arrived they changed our room to 2 doubles. Another couple also had their room changed to a double, but the worst thing was a third couple was told they did not have a room at all. Even with the confirmation in hand the hotel manager said sorry we don't have a room left. They allowed other guests to extend their stay without realizing they were coming up short on rooms. This is completely unacceptable. Reservations don't mean anything to this motel anymore. I'm sorry to say I will not return to this motel

Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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8 Thank GLrider
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2013

My family and I stayed here for one night in June and really liked it! The room was nice, clean, and afforadable The people who run the hotel were very friendly and if we go back to Mt. Airy, we will definitely be staying here.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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3 Thank Jlynn73
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2013 via mobile

We stayed here one night...rooms are not big but they are very clean and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom was very small but enough for your needs and it was clean and rust free. Price was responsable and they gave AAA discount. Would stay here again if we ever pass through.

  • Stayed June 2013
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2 Thank Kietch2
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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90 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2013

Mt. Airy, North Carolina, near the Blue Ridge Parkway, was the home of Andy Griffith, and was the inspiration for "Mayberry", made famous by the Andy Griffith Show, hence the Mayberry Motor Inn. If you can remember traveling in the days before interstate highways, and stopping at a small "mom and pop" motel where you parked your car right in front of your room, that is the Mayberry Motor Inn. This nostalgic little motel is the reincarnation of the roadside motels of the "60's. It has a small office with "The Andy Griffith Show" memorabilia gracing every nook and cranny. They even have the squad car parked outside. The rooms are quite comfortable and clean, but dated as you would expect. The bed provided a restful night's sleep. The t.v. was a "80's or '90's model, but had a great picture, and received all of the popular channels. They have an outdoor swimming pool which we did not use, and a garden that should be quite lovely in summer. We were there mid-May, and not everything was in bloom yet. The price per room is quite reasonable compared to most chain motels today. If you are looking for a little nostalgia on your trip, you can't go wrong with the Mayberry Motor Inn.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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5 Thank Roving-Saint
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Bear, Delaware, Usa
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Clean place, not a problem if I was staying by myself. We had a reservation for a king bed, got a queen. No kings available. Another couple traveling with us was promised a king, and wound up with two double beds. And another had a reservation and confirmation, but their room was given to someone else. Fortunately, someone called and cancelled and they were able to get a room. Another member of our group had a room that reeked of smoke, although they requested a non smoking.room. And they have a nice gazebo to socialize in, but there is no alcohol permitted.

We booked 7 rooms several months ago, and were excited to visit the area due to the Andy Griffith show connection. Also see review dated earlier this month from dglabmom for another sad story about reservations....

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank John M
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Property: Mayberry Motor Inn
Address: 501 N Andy Griffith Pkwy, Mount Airy, NC 27030-2522
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Region: United States > North Carolina > Mount Airy
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Mount Airy
Number of rooms: 27
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