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Dallas, Texas
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128 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read reviews prior to going here so I knew kind of what to expect. An older couple runs this family business motel, and it is very quaint. Yes, decor is a bit 60's, but it is clean and neat and well-kept. EVERY room has a view of Barkley Lake across the highway (which isn't that busy of a roadway).... More 

Thank Texanbybirth
Level Contributor
445 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Super clean Mom and Pop (literally) on a bluff above Lake Barkley. Great view. The walls are a wee bit thin so I could hear my neighbors TV and the traffic noise from 79 was very loud. I always bring ear plugs so had a good night’s sleep in spite of the racket. The beds are pretty basic. No pillow... More 

Thank Jewelsworld
Lenoir City, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Stayed there several Times Stained Sheets Room Smelled Un-regulated Hot water Like To have Scalded To Death Twice, Showerhead Would have been better if replaced with a water Hose, AC Shut Down after Midnight would not come back on like to have Burned up. Needs to Be Inspected Bad Will never set foot back on Premises again

1 Thank Jeff L

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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

I came from north west Mississippi to spend some time with my son which I haven't seen in a couple years. I arrived in Dover around 4 pm I seen the sign for the motel that read 40 dollars and free WiFi so I stopped there. I have myself and my 3 children with me when I went in the... More 

3 Thank mistyarnold
Harrisburg, Illinois
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

This little Inn is run by an retired husband and wife with a colorful history behind them. I enjoyed talking with the gentleman upon check in. His wife still does a lot for charities, including making dolls to sell and collecting cans for cash to donate. The Inn is small but quaint with a "grandma" feel to it, or at... More 

1 Thank djt1060
Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Enjoyed our honeymoon there. Owned by sweet couple. Generous, caring, and good values. Room was clean and felt like home away from home. Location was quiet and ideal for local nearby outdoor activity. Plan to go there again.

1 Thank Natasha S
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

Just moved to the area and went to check out the fishing. The motel overlooks one of the public boat launch facilities and has easy access to some great bank fishing. The staff was very friendly and talkative and were attentive to my stay. The rooms were average size and furnished in a quaint style but they were clean and... More 

3 Thank David K
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2014

I have been staying here during the week going on four months with my two co workers building a new fire hall. The mayor of Stewart county Rick Joiner, highly recommended us to stay here. During our time, which is on going, we have had no complaints. The rooms are always clean with fresh linens, they're pet friendly, it's quite,... More 

4 Thank McCripps
Dover, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 11 August 2014

my and i and my son stay their off and on for ten days had to leave in a russ becuse my son got bitten by a sipder they dont spray the rooms for bugs and i had left my phone i do admit my room was a little messy but most of it was in bags and when i... More 

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bill_powell, Manager at Sunset Motor Inn, responded to this review

Upon my first seeing this 'review' early this morning, I've spent a fair bit of time considering whether, or in what manner, I should actually post a response. The statement is so over the top that it seems to me that the average reader is likely to hold it suspect without my poking my nose in. And so I've decided... More 

Cottondale, Alabama
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

I had called and made reservation for June 20, 2014 for 3 people. I notice then the guy I was talking to was pretty rude but needed a room so looked over it. I called on the 20th and told him that we were going to be running late. He looked at the book and asked how late? I told... More 

2 Thank Sissy C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sunset Motor Inn overlooks lake Barkley, and is located just minutes from Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, Paris Landing State Park, and the Fort Donelson National Battlefield. Low Rates from $40. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Motor Inn

Address: 314 Highway 79, Dover, TN 37058
Region: United States > Tennessee > Dover
Price Range: $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Nice location near town, every room has view of Barkely Lake”
 of 5 bubbles Texanbybirth, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room with one queen bed had a nice rocking chair.”
 of 5 bubbles NancyR65, 7 May 2013 | Read review
“all the rooms are one level.”
 of 5 bubbles Marithorn, 15 Dec 2011 | Read review
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