Welcome to A Sapphire Inn Franklin

Please Enjoy our Clean and Sanitize facility.

Featuring a perfect getaway motel in Franklin, North Carolina when planning that beautiful mountain vacation filled with several exciting activities in the Gem Capital of World. Franklin, North Carolina is located in Nantahala National Forest. Sapphire Inn is close to many hiking trails including Appalachian Trail & Bartram Trail, waterfalls, gem mining, golf courses, boating, fishing and much more.

A Sapphire Inn offers free Wi-Fi and pet-friendly accommodations in Franklin, just 20 miles from Cherokee where jackpot awaits you at Harrah's Casino. Free private parking is available on site.

Certain rooms include views of the mountains or city. The rooms include a private bathroom fitted with a bathtub. A flat-screen TV is provided with Direct TV.

You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property.

Maggie Valley is 28 miles from Sapphire Inn, and Bryson City is 17 miles away. The nearest airport is Asheville Regional Airport, 50 miles from the property.

Home of Hiker's, Miner's, and Motorcyclists, who get a special rates and special treats at our facility. Hiker's box available at Front Office and we stamp Hiker's Passport for Hiker's attending the Appalachian Trail.

AAA/AARP/Corporate/Government/Group & Extended Stay Rates Available.

For Group & Extended Stay Rates, please contact Sapphire Inn directly @ 828-524-4406.

ADA Accessible Rooms available with portable chair and handrails. ADA Service animals are also welcome

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Hotel Features

Free WiFi
Free Parking
24 Hour Desk with Friendly Staff
Ice and Vending Machine (Soft drinks only)
Direct TV
Flat Screen TV
Air Conditioning
Complimentary Morning Coffee @ Front desk upon prior request only
Pets allowed in Designated Rooms with Fee ADA Service animals welcome



Activities : Whether you're looking for high adventure, beautiful scenery or a week on the greens, the richness and diversity of our beautiful mountains provides for a multitude of wonderful activities. Here are some ideas of ways to spend your time during your stay in Franklin, North Carolina – home of mountain treasures and simple pleasures.

Attractions : Franklin, North Carolina is just hours from many major Southeastern metro areas including Asheville NC, Greenville SC, Atlanta GA, Chattanooga TN, and Knoxville TN. We're the perfect weekend destination or a home base to take in all of the attractions of Western North Carolina. Discover a host of activities, history, and culture. There are so many things to do in Franklin that your whole family can enjoy!

Casinos : Now offering traditional table games! Just sit down at any table and you'll find the friendliest dealers around! Offering live games like Blackjack, Craps, Roulette and more you'll see why we were so happy to shuffle the deck and deal out some fun!

Dining : All Aboard! The Boiler Room Steak House offers delicious home-cooked meals, showcasing local flavors, presented in a hearty, fun, and family-friendly atmosphere. If you're catching a show at the Smoky read more

Golf : Nestled in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, Franklin Golf Course has been a family tradition since 1923. Our convenient location, beautiful views, challenging course, and family atmosphere make Franklin Golf Course a great choice for golfers of all ages and skill levels.

Government : Welcome to the Town of Franklin. We invite you to explore our website for the latest information for residents, businesses, and visitors. Information is updated on a regular basis with announcements and other events happening in and around Franklin. Town hall meeting agendas & minutes, town sign & zoning ordinances, GIS mapping and other useful information can also be found here.

Hospitals : We value feedback and appreciate your taking the time to share your comments and questions with us. This form should not be considered secure; please do not use it to send us confidential information.This is a general inquiry form not intended for patient-provider communication. If you have an urgent medical issue, please phone your provider's office. If this is an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.

Shopping : WNC SportsZone has everything you need to get geared up: athletic shoes and apparel, sports equipment, screen printing, and embroidery! Conveniently located in Franklin Plaza on the Georgia Road, SportsZone read more

University : Junior Colleges close to Franklin NC with Housing for students and parents

Wineries : Those of us fortunate enough to live in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina are quick to realize how blessed we are. With clean air, misty mornings, warm sun kissed summer days and cool crisp nights, the Great Smoky Mountains are not only an ideal place to live but also an ideal place to raise grapes.

Welcome to our great hotel in Franklin North Carolina with affordable rates and cheap budget discount lodging. Sapphire Inn welcomes you to our budget hotel in Franklin North Carolina. Sapphire Inn will provide you excellent customer service with great amenities in comparison to all Hotels and Motels in Franklin North Carolina. Please visit us on your next stay in Franklin North Carolina and let us provide you with 4 star hospitality for 2 to 3 star budget rates. Sapphire Inn has been providing lodging and accommodations in Franklin North Carolina for several years and looks forward to providing our valued customer and business traveler with the best service in Franklin North Carolina for Hotels and Motels in our local area.

Sapphire Inn Franklin North Carolina NC Hotels Lodging Accommodations Budget Affordable Motels Cheap Vacation Packages Specials Pet Friendly Weddings Business Travelers Business Meetings Extended Stay. Sapphire Inn is one of the finest Hotels and Motels in Franklin North Carolina

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Veteran's Specials
We always appreciate our veterans. We are a veteran owned motel that serves every good folks along with our fellow veterans. In order to make your special day more special, we are offering special discount.

Hiker's, Biker's & Miner's Special
Stay at our facility and get this promotional discounted rate. This discounts will not be valid during special events in town.

Midweek Special
Stay mid week and get a 3% discount. 2 night minimum stay. Higher rates on weekends.

Sunday Special
Start your stay on Sunday and get a 5% discount. 3% on weekdays and higher rates on weekends.

Military Discount Saphire Inn Franklin