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Constantine, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made reservations, showed up and put luggage in room. Just walking through the lobby was embarrassing for a business. The room smelled, the bathroom door would not shut and the water in the bathroom wouldn't shut off in the tub room number 106. We decided we didn't want to stay in such a run down dirty hotel. We left... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No value for money! The rooms are very basic, a profound refurbishment would be great (especially in the bathroom) The breakfast is with disposable cutlery. Ok, by that it's at least not dirty. Not even the WiFi worked ...All that for 120 USD! Much better options around! The stuff was nice though.

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Travellers are raving about these Saint Francisville hotels

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed here as part of a wedding (I'm not sure why the bride & groom recommended it) and it was a huge mistake. Friendliness of staff: I had two interactions with the staff to make the reservation and both weren't good. They were very rude and disorganized and it was hard for me to get a confirmation. On arrival,... More 

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2 Thank Lsimpson33
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This place was awful...we have stayed before and it was not this bad ...we had no blankets on our beds just sheets ..no towels it was a act of congress to get blankets and towels then we need a few extra pillows told us no pillows ...our mattress was horrible bed broken..toilet rocked when u tried to us it ...staff... More 

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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We came down to help with the floods and the rooms are ok but wouldnt give them 2 stars. The hotel has definitely been flooded a few times and they dont change the furniture out so everything is jacked up but if you need a comfy bed then you're in luck

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Thank wesbock1
Eric A, General Manager at The Hotel Francis, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your stay with us. We have recently changed management and as The Hotel Francis plan to see many updates coming to the property with a continued focus on customer service. More 

Granbury, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

An odd mix of good and bad. Room was clean and affordable. Dinner was free but no options offered, only beans, rice and corn bread. No pizza delivery in town at all. Motel was old, but clean. Staff was friendly enough. Breakfast offered stale cereal, watery gravy but decent oatmeal and waffles and sausage. We had an incident of another... More 

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Eric A, General Manager at The Hotel Francis, responded to this review

We do apologize for the incident that took place during your stay with us. Our guest safety and security is our top priority at Hotel Francis. More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is a very old hotel and though it was a smoke free room, It still had the smoke and deoderant smell of old hotels from the 70's and 80's. Reminiscent of childhood trips. It was a good size room and was clean.

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Thank lybrn69
Eric A, General Manager at The Hotel Francis, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback about your recent stay with us. We are glad to hear you were happy with your room size. However we do apologize if your room had a smoke or odorizer odor, I will pass your feedback on to our housekeeping department. Thank you for choosing Hotel Francis. More 

Austin, Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Awful! Several issues! Was placed in back of hotel when reservation was made several weeks prior to arrival. I asked front desk to get room close to pool area, and was told none were available. There were over 20 empty room in that area that were empty all weekend. Safety issues! WOULD NEVER STAY HERE AGAIN. I'd give it a... More 

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1 Thank Manya W
Eric A, General Manager at The Hotel Francis, responded to this review

Thank you for the input regarding your recent stay with us. I apologize that your room request was unavailable at your time of check-in. We are currently under new management with a focus on customer service, I hope you will give the Hotel Francis another try in your future visits to the St. Francisville area. More 

Willmar
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We booked the room in advance. We got there and they did not have our booking. So we had 2 separate rooms not close to each other. The rooms where Drity looking my husband and my room was a joke no clock the phone did not work and the doors 2ed lock was not there. The bathroom one set of... More 

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4 Thank Michelle K
Eric A, General Manager at The Hotel Francis, responded to this review

Michelle, thank you for your input about your holiday weekend with us. I am so sorry to hear about your reservation issues. We are currently under new management and making many updates to the property. We hope in the future you will consider Hotel Francis again for your needs in the St Francisville area. I also would like to apoligize... More 

Louisiana
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Stayed here during the Angola Rodeo weekend in April '16. I was with a group of people and someone else made the reservations for everyone. Apparently that person is not a TA user! I will not return to this funky place (and I mean funky in a bad way). For one thing, the price gouging during the rodeo is ridiculous.... More 

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Eric A, General Manager at The Hotel Francis, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback about your stay during the Angola Rodeo. We would like you to know the Hotel Francis is under new management and that many updates will be coming in the near future, along with a focus on customer service. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In addition to our Free Deluxe Breakfast Buffet, our guests can now enjoy a complimentary Free Supper, served Monday-Thursday from 5-7. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel Francis

Address: 7059 US Highway 61 North at LA-10, Saint Francisville, LA 70775 (Formerly Magnuson Hotel St. Francisville On The Lake)
Region: United States > Louisiana > Saint Francisville
Price Range: $126 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Hotel Francis 2*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Quality Inn Saint Francisville
Best Western Saint Francisville
Saint Francisville Quality Inn
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“for more quiet pick a back room away from pool and parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles lybrn69, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for lake-view room; more distance to car, but worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Y4665AOmichaeld, 12 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Choose another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles vickif725, 9 Nov 2015 | Read review
“second floor quiet, not sure if there is an elevator, may need to stay on first floor if you have mobility issues”
  • very clean bathtub
  • very clean bathroom
  • view from our room
  • bathroom counter
  • our bedroom
 of 5 bubbles Hola624, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“This is not a place that is updated. Very old, but clean enough I guess.”
 of 5 bubbles GigiBlogger, 11 May 2015 | Read review
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