Carolina Motel

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Cabin, 2 Bedrooms | Terrace/patio

Overview of Carolina Motel

Carolina Motel

2.5 star property
No-frills motel in Franklin

9.2/10 Superb

475 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
2601 Georgia Hwy (Hwy 441), Franklin, NC, 28734
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Business center
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden
  • Concierge services
  • Picnic area
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Playground
For families
  • Playground on site
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)

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About this area

Getting around

  • Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) - 91 min drive

About this property

Carolina Motel

Property highlights
At Carolina Motel, you can look forward to golfing on site, a garden, and a playground. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a business center.
You'll also find perks like:
  • A seasonal outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
  • Smoke-free premises, concierge services, and free newspapers
  • Express check-out and coffee/tea in the lobby
  • Guest reviews say good things about the breakfast, overall value, and pool
Room features
All guestrooms at Carolina Motel have comforts such as air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and free toiletries
  • TVs with cable channels
  • Daily housekeeping and phones



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 21 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Express check-in/out
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 25
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open Sunday - Thursday (7:00 AM - 7:00 PM) and Friday - Saturday (7:00 AM - 8:00 PM)
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 25


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No stag/bachelor or hen/bachelorette parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Traveling with children

  • Playground

What to do

  • Golfing

Working away

  • Business center


  • Concierge services
  • Free newspapers in lobby


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Alarm clock

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Fees & policies

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • The seasonal pool is open from May to September

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within 60 mi (96 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in.

Also known as

Carolina Motel
Carolina Hotel Franklin
Carolina Motel Motel
Carolina Motel Franklin
Carolina Motel Motel Franklin

Frequently asked questions

Does Carolina Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Carolina Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Carolina Motel?
As of 26 September 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Carolina Motel on 27 September 2022 start from NZ$172, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Carolina Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Carolina Motel?
Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Carolina Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Carolina Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Carolina Motel?
You can check in from 3 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-out is available.
What is there to do at Carolina Motel and nearby?
Carolina Motel has a seasonal outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Carolina Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Las Barricas (3-min walk), Thai Paradise (10-min walk), and Fat Buddies Ribs & BBQ (2.4 mi).
What's the area around Carolina Motel like?
Carolina Motel is located a short 1-minute walk from Nantahala National Forest.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

I would Definitely Stay Again!
Great Stay. Very clean. Great Service. Relaxing.
James, 3-night business trip
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2/10 Poor

Federico, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

very clean , very friendly
Thomas, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

What a great hotel
David and Tiffany in the front office were exceptionally nice to me and my brothers while we were staying at the hotel. They are professional and eager to assist when needed.
Lori J, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Stay in this Motel!
A jewel of a motel that conjures up images of the golden age of motel travel. Cleanest bathroom I've ever seen in a motel. Super friendly staff. easy access into downtown Franklin.
Eric, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wow what a great place.
The unit was extremely clean. The staff, David and Tiffany are two of the nicest people I encountered while staying at a hotel.
Lori J, 2-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

John, 1-night business trip
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6/10 Good

Just a plain motel
It's was ok for the price of it i could have stayed at a higher end hotel and had more services no breakfast not even a donut or Danish. Coffee was like water. We only stayed one night but it was ok.
Jennifer, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Marilyn, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Not worth the money.
Place was dusty. No fridge or microwave. The soda machine and the ice machine were empty. Asked if I paid for friends who were also visiting to stay in our room would they be able to use the pool and the man behind the desk said no.
Ernest, 2-night family trip
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