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Boaz, Alabama
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56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2013 via mobile

Made famous in the Sally Field movie Norma Rae . Then the name was mentioned in Sweet Home Alabama. This is a very old but well maintained motel. I understand the name comes from the original owners last names . The current owner / manager has been there 30 years and does not attempt to capitalize on the movie history... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Worst motel I've ever stayed at. Disgusting room and wasn't even that cheap we were charged $44 for a room that smelled like smoke, broken appliances, and SHADY. I was scared to be there in all honesty. When you check in it looks vintagey fhen once you've paid and get in the room it is a total dump.It is clear... More 

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1 Thank AshleyBlacker
Decatur, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2011

I wanted to stay at an older, independent motel on a recent trip to Alabama and the Golden Cherry Motel fit the bill (plus, how awesome is that name?). This motel, which appears to have built sometime in the1940s, has seen better days. Shabby though it may be, it was fairly--some might say surprisingly--clean; the location is convenient to downtown;... More 

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Dothan, Alabama
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2009

I got stuck around these parts due to bad weather. I don't normally stay at independent chains, but I didn't have much of a choice here. I took it as an opportunity since I was alone without the wife. It was refreshingly comfortable. The beds were very comfortable, the room was clean, the environment was positively lively. I miss some... More 

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AL
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2009

Great downtown location dripping with atmosphere and history. Convenient to shops, restaurants etc. Don't miss the pool.

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Jackson, MS
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2009

Franchise quality, trust me. For instance, internet quality and cleanliness was better then most hotel I have stayed. Also, the staff was very friendly.

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Address: 1010 2nd Ave, Opelika, AL 36801-4356
Region: United States > Alabama > Opelika
Number of rooms: 28
Also Known As:
Golden Cherry Hotel Opelika

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