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Franklin North Carolina Accommodations

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The Franklin center is approximately 11 miles west of Arrowmont Stables & Cabins, LLC and 13 miles northwest of Dry Falls.

Franklin, North Carolina is a beautiful town in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains.  With its quaint downtown, beautiful scenery, and friendly people, Franklin is a great place to visit. The town is also home to a number of historic sites, including the Scottish Tartans Museum and Nikwasi Mound. Franklin is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway or a family vacation. The friendly residents are always happy to welcome visitors and show them around the beautiful town.  Some of the top attractions in Franklin include the Gem and Mineral Museum, the Smoky Mountain National Park, and the many shops and restaurants. More from this guide...

Franklin Hotels & Accommodations

Sapphire Inn : 761 East Main St.
+1-888-389-4121
761 East Main St., Franklin, NC 28734
  • Affordable Mountain hotel
  • 20 rooms in hotel
From$69
Average 3.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
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Rodeway Inn
+1-888-675-2083
1320 East Main St., Franklin, NC 28734
  • 2 star Downtown hotel
  • 37 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Fantastic service
  • World class service
From$60
Average 3.5 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Comfort Inn Franklin - Franklin
+1-800-716-8490
313 Cunningham Rd., Franklin, NC 28734
  • Affordable Oceanfront hotel
  • 60 rooms in hotel
  • Great room
  • Pool should be renewed
From$80
Very Good 4.0 /5 Hotel Reviews Call BookMore Details
Microtel Inn by Wyndham Franklin - Franklin
+1-800-805-5223
81 Allman Dr., Franklin, NC 28734
  • Economical property
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$60
Very Good 4.0 /5 Guest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Colonial Inn Franklin in Franklin
+1-888-965-1860
3157 Georgia Rd., Franklin, NC 28734
  • Cheap Mountain property
  • 2 suites in hotel
  • Very old motel
  • Horrible vibe
From$49
Average 3.0 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
The Park on Main Hotel
+1-888-788-5576
205 Main St., Highlands, NC 28741 ~13.61 miles southeast of Franklin
  • 3 star property
  • 2 floors in property
From$90
Excellent 5.0 /5 Guest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Quality Inn
+1-888-897-9207
64 White Oak Lane, Dillard, GA 30537 ~13.64 miles south of Franklin
  • Low priced Mountain hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$55
Very Good 4.0 /5 Recent Reviews Call BookMore Details
Budgetel Dillard - Dillard
+1-888-311-4278
3 Best Inn Way, Dillard, GA 30537 ~14.40 miles south of Franklin
  • 2-star hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Plenty of parking
  • Room is all right
From$60
Average 3.0 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites
+1-888-469-4795
248 Wbi Dr., Dillsboro, NC 28725 ~14.59 miles northeast of Franklin
  • 3 star Riverfront property
  • Check-in: 03:00
From$66
Very Good 4.0 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sylva - Western Carolina Area, an IH
+1-888-734-9421
26 Rufus Robinson Rd., Sylva, NC 28779 ~14.64 miles northeast of Franklin
  • Midscale Mountain hotel
  • Free breakfast
From$70
Very Good 4.0 /5 Hotel Reviews Call BookMore Details
Nantahala Cabins
+1-888-841-5292
580 Nantahala Cabins Lane, Bryson City, NC 28713 ~14.90 miles northwest of Franklin
  • Mid-scale property
  • Check in time: 15:00
From$90
Very Good 4.0 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Sylva Dillsboro Area
+1-888-455-5160
89 Rufus Robinson Rd., Sylva, NC 28779 ~15.50 miles northeast of Franklin
  • Two-star Mountain hotel
  • 16 suites in property
From$67
Very Good 4.0 /5 Guest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Comfort Inn of Sylva : 1235 East Main St.
+1-888-965-8297
1235 East Main St., Sylva, NC 28779 ~15.93 miles northeast of Franklin
  • Economy Mountain hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 pm
From$69
Very Good 4.0 /5 Hotel Reviews Call BookMore Details
Hotel Cashiers : 7 Slab Town Rd.
+1-888-906-6358
7 Slab Town Rd., Cashiers, NC 28717 ~16.29 miles east of Franklin
  • High-end Mountain property
  • Check-in time: 4:00 pm
From$75
Average 3.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bryson City - Bryson City
+1-888-749-6785
82 Songbird Forest Rd., Bryson City, NC 28713 ~16.78 miles north of Franklin
  • Low-priced hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Linens were very worn
  • Most guests did not enjoy the desserts
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Sleep Inn Bryson City - Cherokee Area
+1-888-878-9982
500 Veterans Blvd., Bryson City, NC 28713 ~16.89 miles north of Franklin
  • Affordable property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • The majority of guests criticized the small bathroom
  • Clean pool, said 100%
From$65
Very Good 4.5 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
York House Inn - Rabun Gap
+1-888-389-4485
416 York House Rd., Rabun Gap, GA 30568 ~16.91 miles south of Franklin
  • 3 star Mountain hotel
  • Free breakfast
From$145
Very Good 4.0 /5 Hotel Reviews Call BookMore Details
Mckinley Edwards Inn - Bryson City
+1-888-389-4121
208 Arlington Ave., Bryson City, NC 28713 ~17.04 miles north of Franklin
  • Midscale Mountain property
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$89
Very Good 4.0 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
High Hampton Resort - Cashiers
+1-888-675-2083
1525 Highway 107 South Pp Box 1890, Cashiers, NC 28717 ~17.77 miles east of Franklin
  • High end property
  • Check in: 15:00
From$200
Very Good 4.0 /5 Recent Reviews Call BookMore Details
High Hampton Resort & Country Club
+1-800-716-8490
1525 North Carolina 107, Cashiers, NC 28717 ~17.77 miles east of Franklin
  • 3 star Mountain hotel
  • Check in: 12:00am
From$265
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Clarion Pointe Sylva near Cherokee Area
+1-800-805-5223
2807 Highway 74 East, Sylva, NC 28779 ~18.31 miles northeast of Franklin
  • Midscale Mountain hotel
  • 69 rooms in hotel
From$65
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Club Wyndham Resort at Fairfield Sapphire Valley : 70 Sapphire Valley Rd.
+1-888-965-1860
70 Sapphire Valley Rd., Asheville, NC 28774 ~18.75 miles east of Franklin
  • High end hotel
  • Check-in: 16:00
From$160
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Fairway Forest Resort by Diamond Resorts - Sapphire
+1-888-788-5576
3077 Us 64 East, Sapphire, NC 28774 ~18.88 miles east of Franklin
  • 4-star Mountain hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$129
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Hampton Inn & Suites Cashiers Sapphire Valley - Sapphire
+1-888-897-9207
3245 Us Highway 64 East, Sapphire, NC 28774 ~19.09 miles east of Franklin
  • Affordable Resort property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • The majority of guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • The majority of guests said the view was so-so
From$99
Very Good 4.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Cherokee
+1-888-311-4278
674 Casino Trail, Cherokee, NC 28719 ~19.92 miles north of Franklin
  • Cheap Mountain hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
  • Terrific location
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
From$71
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Quality Inn Cherokee in Cherokee
+1-888-469-4795
671 Us 441 North Bypass, Cherokee, NC 28719 ~19.99 miles north of Franklin
  • Mid-scale Riverfront property
  • Check in time: 11:00
From$75
Very Good 4.0 /5 Read Reviews Call BookMore Details
Econo Lodge
+1-888-734-9421
20 River Rd., Cherokee, NC 28719 ~20.07 miles north of Franklin
  • Low priced hotel
  • Check-in: 15:00
From$60
Very Good 4.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Days Inn by Wyndham Cherokee Near Casino : 660 Painttown Rd.
+1-888-841-5292
660 Painttown Rd., Cherokee, NC 28719 ~20.30 miles north of Franklin
  • Cheap hotel
From$60
Average 3.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Cherokee Grand Hotel in Cherokee
+1-888-455-5160
196 Painttown Rd., Cherokee, NC 28719 ~20.30 miles north of Franklin
  • Three Star Mountain property
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
From$80
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Rodeway Inn & Suites on the River
+1-888-965-8297
44 Tsalagi Rd., Cherokee, NC 28719 ~20.38 miles north of Franklin
  • Low-priced hotel
  • Check in time: 15:00
From$60
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Chestnut Tree Inn Cherokee : 37 Tsalagi Rd.
+1-888-906-6358
37 Tsalagi Rd., Cherokee, NC 28719 ~20.43 miles north of Franklin
  • Affordable Mountain property
  • 5 meeting rooms in hotel
From$89
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee / Casino, an IHG Hote : 376 Painttown Rd.
+1-888-749-6785
376 Painttown Rd., Cherokee, NC 28719 ~20.49 miles north of Franklin
  • Two-star Mountain hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
From$99
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Hampton Inn Cherokee
+1-888-878-9982
185 Tsalagi Rd., Cherokee, NC 28719 ~20.52 miles north of Franklin
  • Mid-scale Mountain hotel
  • Check in time: 4pm
  • Great reception
  • Comfortable
From$112
Very Good 4.0 /5 Recent Reviews Call BookMore Details
Days Inn by Wyndham Clayton
+1-888-389-4485
54 Highway 441 Nortrh, Clayton, GA 30525 ~20.90 miles south of Franklin
  • 2 star Highway property
  • Check-in: 2.00pm
From$60
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Americas Best Value Inn Clayton
+1-888-389-4121
698 Highway 441 South, Clayton, GA 30525 ~21.54 miles south of Franklin
  • 2 star hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • Quick trip
  • Curtain moldy
From$60
Very Good 4.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Quality Inn & Suites Mt Chalet
+1-888-675-2083
834 Highway 441 South, Clayton, GA 30525 ~21.80 miles south of Franklin
  • Three Star property
  • Check in time: 11:00
From$80
Very Good 4.0 /5 Guest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Super 8 by Wyndham Cherokee
+1-800-716-8490
1223 Tsali Blvd., Cherokee, NC 28719 ~21.89 miles north of Franklin
  • Economical Mountain hotel
  • 91 rooms in property
From$60
Average 3.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Bay Mountain Inn : 1455 Acquoni Rd.
+1-800-805-5223
1455 Acquoni Rd., Cherokee, NC 28719 ~22.07 miles north of Franklin
  • Low Cost property
  • Check in time: 12:00 PM
From$60
Very Good 4.0 /5 Hotel Reviews Call BookMore Details
Great Smokies Inn Cherokee in Cherokee
+1-888-965-1860
1636 Acquoni, Cherokee, NC 28719 ~22.24 miles north of Franklin
  • Three Star Mountain property
  • 150 rooms in hotel
From$65
Very Good 4.0 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Kingwood Resort : 401 Country Club Dr.
+1-888-788-5576
401 Country Club Dr., Clayton, GA 30525 ~22.35 miles south of Franklin
  • 3 star Resort property
  • 48 rooms in hotel
  • Wonderful massage
  • Breakfast is mediocre
From$79
Very Good 4.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Fairfield Inn & Suites - Cherokee
+1-888-897-9207
568 Painttown Rd., Cherokee, NC 28719 ~22.92 miles north of Franklin
  • Affordable Mountain hotel
  • Hotel has 100 rooms
  • Beds were acceptable for 68%
  • Directly across from the casino
From$107
Very Good 4.0 /5 Read Reviews Call BookMore Details
The Greystone Inn : 220 Greystone Lane
+1-888-311-4278
220 Greystone Lane, Lake Toxaway, NC 28747 ~24.42 miles east of Franklin
  • Mid-scale property
  • Check in time: 15:00
From$90
Very Good 4.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Quality Inn Andrews
+1-888-469-4795
138 Upper Valley River Lan, Andrews, NC 28901 ~25.13 miles west of Franklin
  • Three Star Mountain property
  • Check-in: 2:00
From$53
Average 3.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
The Ridges Resort & Marina Ascend Hotel Collection in Hiawassee
+1-888-734-9421
3499 Us Highway 76 West, Hiawassee, GA 30582 ~25.29 miles southwest of Franklin
  • Affordable Lake property
  • Check-in time: 4:00pm
  • Good amenities
  • Beautiful surroundings
From$60
Average 3.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Quality Inn & Suites - Robbinsville
+1-888-841-5292
111 Rodney Orr Bypass, Robbinsville, NC 28771 ~25.65 miles west of Franklin
  • Three Star hotel
  • 50 rooms in property
  • Breakfast can be improved
  • Room is all right
From$80
Very Good 4.0 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hiawassee, an IHG Hotel : 300 Big Sky Dr.
+1-888-455-5160
300 Big Sky Dr., Hiawassee, GA 30546 ~26.47 miles southwest of Franklin
  • Low-priced property
  • 73 suites in hotel
From$65
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Lake Chatuge Lodge
+1-888-965-8297
653 U. South Highway 76, Hiawassee, GA 30546 ~26.63 miles southwest of Franklin
  • Inexpensive Lake hotel
  • 104 rooms in property
From$93
Very Good 4.0 /5 Guest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Ramada by Wyndham Maggie Valley : 4048 Soco Rd.
+1-888-906-6358
4048 Soco Rd., Maggie Valley, NC 28751 ~28.23 miles northeast of Franklin
  • Two star Beach property
  • Hotel has 2 suites
From$60
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Best Western Mountainbrook Inn : 3811 Soco Rd. Route 19
+1-888-749-6785
3811 Soco Rd. Route 19, Maggie Valley, NC 28751 ~28.32 miles northeast of Franklin
  • Cheap Resort hotel
  • Free breakfast
From$66
Very Good 4.0 /5 Latest Reviews Call BookMore Details
Quality Inn & Suites Maggie Valley - Cherokee Area - Maggie Valley
+1-888-878-9982
3777 Soco Rd., Maggie Valley, NC 28751 ~28.35 miles northeast of Franklin
  • Cheap hotel
  • Check-in: 11:00
  • Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
  • Tasty breakfast
From$60
Very Good 4.0 /5 Read Reviews Call BookMore Details

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Graph: Upcoming 20 Days of Franklin Hotel Rates

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Franklin, NC discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Franklin hotel for each day and each star rating category.

The Best Time to Visit Franklin, NC

There's always something to do in Franklin, NC, no matter what season it is. The town is busiest from May to October when the weather is warm. If you're looking for a quieter visit, plan to come in the offseason (November through April). In the summer, visitors can enjoy hiking, fishing, and swimming in the nearby rivers and lakes. The town comes alive during the fall with its annual apple festival, and in the winter, there's always plenty of skiing and snowboarding to be had at the local ski resort. Spring is a great time to visit Franklin, too, as the temperatures are mild and the wildflowers are in bloom. Regardless of when you come, you'll be able to enjoy the small-town charm, stunning natural scenery, and friendly locals. The climate in Franklin is perfect for those who love the outdoors. The town has a moderate climate with four distinct seasons. The summers are hot, and the winters are cold, but the spring and fall are perfect for hiking, biking, and enjoying the outdoors. Franklin typically sees around 55 inches of rainfall each year, and the average temperature in summer is 74F, and in winter is 37F.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Franklin, NC:

Franklin by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean rate trends by star rating class in Franklin, NC. You can use these line graphs to calculate the most cost effective seasons to stay in Franklin for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Franklin, NC

There are many 4-star and 5-star hotels in Franklin, NC that offer everything you need for a relaxing getaway, from comfortable rooms and top-notch amenities to scenic surroundings. Soak up the natural beauty of the area while enjoying all the comforts of home. Browse our selection and book your stay today! 

Low-Budget Hotel Options in Franklin, NC

3 Star Average Prices: $127.06

Franklin, NC is home to a number of affordable hotels that will make your stay comfortable without costing you a fortune. Check out our list of Franklin, NC's best budget-friendly hotels, and find the perfect place to rest your head without emptying your wallet. With a variety of locations and amenities to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect hotel for your needs.

2 Star Average Prices: $81.19

Hotel Discounts in Franklin, NC

If you're searching for a place to stay while you're in town, we have a variety of hotels to choose from, each with its own unique set of discounts and deals. So take a look and book today on hotelplanner.com to get the best rates.

A Quick Guide to Franklin, NC

Franklin is home to friendly people, great restaurants, and plenty of activities for everyone. Here are some things you should know about Franklin. The town is located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the area, with downtown being full of unique shops and restaurants. Franklin, NC is also known for its arts and culture, with a variety of museums and art galleries, including Gem Mineral Museum-Franklin, Scottish Tartans Museum, Macon County Historical Museum, and Nikwasi Mound, Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts. The city has many artisan jewelers known for the extraction of precious stones and the production of jewelry from them.

The Best Food in Franklin, NC

If you're seeking down-home Southern cuisine, Franklin, NC is the place to be. The food is fresh and delicious, and you can't go wrong with any of the local favorites. Start with a plate of fried green tomatoes or hush puppies, and move on to some of the region's most iconic dishes. Try the barbeque, which is some of the best in the country, or go for a classic Southern comfort food like chicken and dumplings or black-eyed peas and ham. No matter what you order, you're sure to find a meal that's hearty, flavorful, and uniquely Franklin.

What to Pack for a Trip to Franklin, NC

With plenty of things to do and see, you'll be sure to have a good time. But what should you pack for the trip? Franklin is located in the mountains, so it can be a bit chilly, even in the summer. Make sure to pack a few light jackets, some long pants, and a few shirts. You'll also want to bring some comfortable shoes since you'll be doing a lot of walking. In addition to clothes, you'll also need to pack some snacks and drinks. There are plenty of great restaurants in Franklin, but you'll find beautiful places where you can have a mini picnic.

FAQs about hotels in Franklin

What are the top reviewed hotels in Franklin?

The Park on Main Hotel, Sleep Inn Bryson City - Cherokee Area and Comfort Inn Franklin are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the 4-5 star hotels in Franklin?

Hotel Cashiers, High Hampton Resort and Club Wyndham Resort at Fairfield Sapphire Valley are the top 3 luxury hotels near Franklin city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Franklin?

Sapphire Inn, Rodeway Inn, and Comfort Inn Franklin are the properties closest to Franklin city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Franklin cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Franklin can be as cheap as $81.19 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Franklin cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Franklin has been $127.06 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Franklin?

The Park on Main Hotel, Nantahala Cabins and York House Inn are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Franklin?

Fairfield Inn & Suites and Club Wyndham Resort at Fairfield Sapphire Valley are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Franklin?

Sleep Inn Bryson City - Cherokee Area, Comfort Inn Franklin and Quality Inn are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best Best Western hotels in Franklin?

Best Western Plus River Escape Inn & Suites and Best Western Mountainbrook Inn are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Franklin?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sylva - Western Carolina Area, an IH and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cherokee are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Recent traveler reviews of Franklin, NC

Below are reviews of the city of Franklin, NC from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Huddle House Was Great!"
Score 5.0 / 5

Ate at the Huddle House and it was great, one of the best I've ever been to!

Ronnie L., from 19-Jun-2022
"We love Franklin"
Score 4.0 / 5

We love Franklin and the surrounding area. Have visited several times and plan on returning.

John M., from 28-Oct-2013
The average traveler rating of the city of Franklin, NC shown above is 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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