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“old, run down, not so cleanish.”

Granny's Motel & Restaurant
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Granny's Motel & Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Frackville
Reviewed 2 January 2013

grannys LOOKS like it was a nice, quaint place to stay. not anymore. grannys is falling apart. the parking lot is bad, the service was ok, and the rooms (yes more then one) were well, not up to par. the walls were dirty, the fridge and microwave may have been wiped down, but were far from clean. the bathroom was decent, but poorly patched holes in the walls, paint was old and patchy, ceilings were stained, took about ten minutes to get hot water, but its cheap, and i mean really cheap, you can talk the guy at the desk into a room for less then $40. id stay there again if i was broke, but not for a vacation. oh, and the "wifi" was nonexistant.

Room Tip: if you are low on cash, stay here, otherwise, head across the street and stay there.
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  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 August 2012

Travelling for a few days on a limited budget as a single mother of three young boys. Trying to scrape together a mini vacation for us, and planned to spend a few days at Knoebels park. On the advice of a friend, who stayed at granny's with her family a few years back, I booked an "efficiency" room for 2 nights. When we got to the motel that evening it was late and the boys were exhausted from the drive up and day at the park. I was almost immediately creeped out by the hotel manager, who may feature in my nightmares in years to come. The place was literally falling down. The room was a terrible smell, sort of like heavily spiced food gone bad. I immediately stripped the bedspreads off the beds and the sheets appeared okay. However that was the cleanest part of the room. The bathroom was filthy, with I can't even imagine what stuck to the walls and tub. The walls of the room had holes in them, poorly patched and peeling paint, all covered with a combination of dried grease and dirt. The dropped ceiling panels were dislodged in places. The outlets were missing covers (great place for a three year old to be). There was a random microwave in the closet of the "kitchen" with what appeared to be dirty q-tips on the floor next to it. The kitchen was revolting, with grease and dirt covering every possible surface. The floors appeared to have not been vacuumed since about 1970.
From the outside of our room on the second floor it was honestly like looking at the bates motel.
Got the kids out as quickly as possible and checked into the Super 8 about 20 minutes away. When the Super 8 is like the Waldorf in comparison you know you are in a bad place!!!

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 August 2012

Room was dusty. Carpet was damp. Bedspread was disgusting, though sheets looked clean. Creepy outside, creepy inside. Shower water pressure was good if you don't mind standing in your own water. Loved the wires hanging out of wall that was most likely were smoke alarm was previously located. Guy working desk was nice.

  • Stayed: July 2012
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Reviewed 28 May 2012

Awful. Worst complaint was the black mold growing along the perimeter of the bathroom ceiling corners up to 6 inches out along the ceiling and down the shower walls. This is a serious health issue, obvious, and inexcusable. The room was smoky and perfumy. The floor was wet in spots - I hope they wet-vacuumed. Bedding was clean except the comforter (yuck), but at that point it doesn't really matter. The place was disgusting.

Second room was cleaner, but if you have to ask to change rooms then you know you should change places.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled with friends
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3  Thank Greg M
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Reviewed 19 May 2012

Booked three non-smoking queen rooms. Got three smoking double bed rooms. Paint looks fresh but, was badly done. Fridge was dirty, sink and tub appear clean. Carpet is stained and moldy. Photos on Expedia don't acurately represent the room. Musty smell. Stains on chairs. Crumbling exterior wall. Hot water is only warm. Simply yuck!

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 15 March 2012

We travel a lot-and have never encountered anything like this. We have written, and prefer to write a good review but.....
Must confess, did not stay there. The lobby was filthy-Parking lot terrible (but you don't sleep on the parking lot). Went into the room--stank of perfume - meant to cover up something - don't want to know what -
My wife checked the bathroom--dirty, dirty, filthy rotten.
Does any travel company check all the motels they list ?
We left and are pursuing Expedia for a rebate--not holding our breath.

Room Tip: Stay anywhere else !
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  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 January 2012

before this placed changed hands was a cute and cozy place now it seems like it was let go shame it is cheap if only willing to stay for a night but it coulkd be updated the bates motel would be more apealing

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Granny's Motel & Restaurant

Address: 115 W Coal St, Frackville, PA 17931-2419
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Frackville
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Frackville
Price Range: £34 - £44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Granny's Motel & Restaurant 2*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Granny's - where it feels as if you never left home. You will get our personal attention from the moment you check in until the time your stay ends. You will experience a unique feeling of being at your own Granny's house, from the Old World decor in the rooms to your dining experience in our whimsical restaurant. Our family and staff have been providing exceptional service since 1986. Warm and friendly hospitality is not a thing of the past at Granny's! ... more   less 
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