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    The Franklin

    311 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    +1 855-605-0316
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    Overview
    • Excellent75%
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    “great location” (97 reviews)
    “pillow menu” (11 reviews)
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    Reviewed 17 December 2016

    The rooms were extremely clean and comfortable, the staff were very friendly and always went out of their way to give assistance; and the hotel is in an excellent location in Chapel Hill. Breakfast every morning was also very nice, overall I would highly recommend...More

    Thank Jarrod L
    Response from Jay P, General Manager at The FranklinResponded 16 April 2017

    Jarrod L, I appreciate you taking time to post a review. Our location on downtown Franklin Street is unbeatable. Thank you for your feedback about our staff - they love to know when they've made a positive impact on our guests. Jay

    Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

    I stay here every year in December for a meeting. It is now part of the Hilton Curio collection. Attentive front desk staff. Warm cookies in the evening. Rooms are nicely decorated albeit with thin walls. Nice bathrooms with great showers and soft, big towels....More

    Thank ALLSLC
    Response from Jay P, General Manager at The FranklinResponded 16 April 2017

    ALLSLC, Thank you for your thorough description of your experience at The Franklin. You're right that our fitness room is a bit small. It usually works out okay since we only have 67 rooms, but if you ever need more space or more extensive facilities,...More

    Reviewed 3 December 2016

    I completely enjoyed my stay. The staff is extremely attentive & the facility is top-notch. My breakfast in the hotel's restaurant was amazing. It was so beautifully presented AND delicious that I had to include a photo!

    Thank carasel1908
    Response from Jay P, General Manager at The FranklinResponded 16 April 2017

    carasel1908, Thank you for your review. I think you're the first to mention taking a picture of our food! Come back soon, Jay

    Reviewed 1 December 2016

    I was able to get a great price for a Sunday/Monday stayover. Great location near UNC and right across the street from Mediterranean Deli (a delight) ... Also, the mattress and pillows were maybe best I ever slept on.More

    Review collected in partnership with Curio – A Collection by Hilton
    Thank CharlotteCharlee
    Response from Jay P, General Manager at The FranklinResponded 16 April 2017

    Glad you had a positive experience, CharlotteCharlee. The Mediterranean Deli is a local favorite as well (maybe they should chance their name to Mediterranean "Delight"!). Other guests have also rated our mattress and pillows similarly to you - I am happy to know that you...More

    Reviewed 29 November 2016

    For a large chain, this hotel felt like a boutique. Very much in the centre of all the fun and restaurants Chapel Hill has to offer, and yet a short walk into lovely residential streets and the campus.More

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    Thank ukubooandpumpkintoo
    Response from Jay P, General Manager at The FranklinResponded 16 April 2017

    ukubooandpumpkintoo, The Franklin is very much a boutique, independent hotel at its roots. We only just joined the Curio Collection by Hilton in 2014, but still maintain a very local identify grounded in our ownership and management by UNC alumni. With Hilton, we also have...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$171 - US$338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Chapel Hill
    • #2 Business Hotel in Chapel Hill
    • #3 Family Hotel in Chapel Hill
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    • Number of rooms
    • 67
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    martaburke
    1 May 2017|
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    Response from Dominik R | Reviewed this property |
    When I was there I did a run roughly following the Pumpkin Loop in the Carolina North Forest. You can just Google for it. That was a nice run in forest surroundings, slightly hilly, relatively smooth gravel surface.
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    martaburke
    1 May 2017|
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    Response from Jay P | Property representative |
    Hi Tammy, Thanks for your note. Yes, we have tons of running trails all around our hotel. We are on the edge of the UNC campus, so the various quads and paths provide great options. There are also several greenways... More
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    Tiffany S
    29 December 2016|
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    Response from Jay P | Property representative |
    Hello everyone, and thank you all for your responses to Tiffany S. All answers are right on the money here. Our cooked to order breakfast is available for $11 per person, either in our restaurant or in your room through... More
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    "Franklin Street side is best. Back side of hotel room view not great."
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    "Ask for a room without neighbours"
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    "For people watching, reserve a Franklin street room. For peace and quiet, select one of the back side rooms."
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    "The location is great. The rooms seemed very quiet."
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