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Reviewed 2 September 2014

this hotel is older an off the beatin path. large room spotlessly clean. friendly check inn. quit setting seen deer an turkeys in the yard. would stay again has a bar and restaurant attached. had the prime rib buffet was good.

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Washington Court House, Ohio
Reviewed 2 September 2014

On business.....close to where I needed to be....room was nice...no free breakfast. Only reasonably hotel in this area. There is a good restaurant attached to the hotel....great buffet!! Staff is OK..........

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Chesterfield, MI
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Hotel is old and in need of some serious updates, but it was CLEAN and the employees we encountered were nice & friendly. It is not cozy or super comfy, but if your budget is tight & you really just need a place to crash, this is a great find. We had two rooms for 2 nights and spent about...

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GrandRapids
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Not many options in Bad Axe, but i would definitely recommend this motel over the big name brand hotel. This motel is cozy and clean. It has a restaurant connected to it with a great Buffett dinner. My mouth is watering thinking about the fish. Not opulent, but a great place to stay for the night.

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Reviewed 4 September 2013

I would absolutely work with Franklin Inn for weddings... Do not use Holiday Inn. We had a terrible experience with Holiday Inn and wish we would have gone w Franklin per past experiences w family's weddings.

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Avon, New York
Reviewed 11 August 2013

The Thumb of Michigan is flat, rural, farming territory now peppered with hundreds (?) of huge windmills. Though its shoreline perimeter attracts visitors, the area in general is not a major tourist destination, and consequently, not populated by very many motels. Bad Axe is the hub of commercial activity, with most of it on the north edge of town. I...

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Livonia, Michigan
Reviewed 18 July 2013

I booked a room here for my boyfriend and I on our road-trip around Lake Huron because of the reviews on TripAdvisor, and was not disappointed. Most other motels in the area have 2-night booking requirements during the summer, and the "chain" hotel in Bad Axe was full. When we pulled up, I wondered if we'd arrived at a motel...

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 24 May 2013

Accommodations were antiquated, but homely, the scenery/deers made it nice. the convenience of the restaurant made the stay better. a little pricey for the amenities and of course lower than surrounding chain hotels. will stay again, hopefully will have rate specials :-)

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Oklahoma
Reviewed 5 August 2012

On the east edge of town and much nicer and cozier than the "chain" hotels/motels north of town. Will definitely stay here on future visits. The city and all surrounding areas were a treat from "big city life"------wish I could reside in area year round.

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Saginaw, Michigan
Reviewed 1 October 2011

My husband and I stayed for a little over a week and I was so pleased with our room. The room was very clean and the hotel staff was very accommodating. We were having family issues and there were days I felt like I was being a pain, but they never made me feel like I was bothering them. It...

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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

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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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