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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to stay here in spite of the poor reviews, given the proximity to downtown Nashville and we didn't want an overpiced characterless hotel for our 2 week holiday. Won't diss other people's reviews as that is their own experience, but we had no issues at all. The reception staff are really pleasant and helpful, espcially Michael and Shelley....

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1Thank Gorilla1960
Durant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here due to close proximity to downtown area. Front desk staff at check in was very pleasant and helpful. The room was disappointing! Very outdated and dirty! Walking across the floor would turn your socks black!! Could be such a great place if they would just care enough to clean properly!

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This motel can only be described as one thing.....dirty. Even in a non smoking room it smelt of smoke. The sheets and towels were old and the beds where so creaky it was amusing! It's not in a great location either. Definitely don't walk back to the motel at night, walking into town during the day was sketchy enough.

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Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This place is nasty and a complete dump. It's 3:48am and I'm awake watching the roach show on the walls. Slept horribly on a box spring made from wood. The floor and nightstands were completely filthy. The room looks nothing like the picture on the website. I will NEVER come here again, NEVER

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Temecula, California
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I have never had a chance to stay here. I booked a room with 2 double beds. When we checked in, they only had a room with one small bed. It would have been OK but they didn't even have a rollaway bed. After just looking into the window of the room and not even going in and finding out...

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Thank Gk B
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Don't go to this place!!! My expérience: 2 hours after the arrival we saw Crack dealers in front of the motel and car-jacking. The Cashier is hatefull and won't give you a refund if you don't feel safe inside the motel. You can also enjoy the fight of alcoolized people against some Junkys inside the pool.

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1Thank Madman44
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The motel itself is old. Most things might be outdated but gives it a home like atmosphere. The area itself is sketchy like most places but only if you get involved in such things but you'll be safe as can be if you don't mind them (Nothing can't hurt you if you ignore the problem). The staff was alright especially...

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Thank anonymous88953
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Front desk man nice motel isn't top line but older and nice for price got king bed clean room only 69.00 night other motels wanted 100-130 night. Would stay again. Had salt water pool very clean nobody brother us quit. No bugs great

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Thank Sherrie H
Washington, DC
Reviewed 12 July 2016

My biggest gripe was customer service our last day. The main front desk woman on weekdays could soften her tone a bit; she can be brusque. I asked her if I could swim at 8 a.m. and she said the pool was open from 9 to 9. I came back at 9 and first she said, "It's not 9 yet!"...

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Thank fanoftennis
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We just spent the weekend here and will be staying again when we return. Yes it's a seedy motel. There are shady characters around the hotel but we never saw anything within the court yard area where we stayed. The rooms were clean enough; we didn't see any bugs, the sheets were clean, the bed comfy, plenty of hot water....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Drake Motel

Address: 420 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37210-2896
Region: United States > Tennessee > Nashville
Price Range: $90 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Drake Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 96
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“The further off the main road, the better.”
 of 5 bubbles fanoftennis, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Keep driving”
 of 5 bubbles jamieg341, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“104 has a coupe of interesting Elvis murals.”
 of 5 bubbles rogerm332, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
“GO ELSEWHERE, rooms on the other end of town are most likely cleaner”
  • The bathroom needs help
 of 5 bubbles cool_guy2, 19 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Go somewhere else.Or keep a weapon on you at all times. Dont worry you can always buy 1 from the residents that stay there and sell their wares”
 of 5 bubbles TraceyB768, 8 Sep 2012 | Read review
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