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Drake Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean room. Warm shower. Friendly staff. Conveniently located to downtown (UBER fare was $5-$9 depending on traffic). Excellent prices. No trouble. I'm giving four stars for the price range — it's not a four star Hilton. It's a four star cheap Motel. Obviously being upgraded slowly but surely. I'll stay here again for this price. :) One request for management...

1Thank Jodi D
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 9 April 2017

No hair dryer, broken headboard on bed, torn fabric on chair. Frig did work. Tiny room. Not a safe location. No breakfast. Stopper in tub did not work. They did let me check in early. Pillows were very weak and tiny.

1Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Nice quiet location, the Drake Motel welcomed be with warmth. Easy access to the city by bus, good location for Uber drive also. Very friendly staff, helpful and nice people ! Good accommodation, I definetly recommend staying at Drake's ! B

Thank bicastrotter
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2016

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....

2Thank Gorilla1960
Reviewed 7 November 2016 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 Very outdated and dirty!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!

2Thank mssah9675
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.

1Thank 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

1Thank Moorehead1
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...

1Thank 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.

1Thank Madman44
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 30 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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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Drake Motel

Address: 420 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37210-2896
Region: United States > Tennessee > Davidson County > Nashville
Price Range: RM287 - RM676 (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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“The further off the main road, the better.”
fanoftennis, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Keep driving”
jamieg341, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“104 has a coupe of interesting Elvis murals.”
rogerm332, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
“GO ELSEWHERE, rooms on the other end of town are most likely cleaner”
  • The bathroom needs help
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”
TraceyB768, 8 Sep 2012 | Read review
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