162 Anand Drive, Franklin, KY 42134-7843
Phone: 270/598-0070   |   Fax: 270/598-0070   |   49 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Getaway to this Franklin hotel and enjoy southern hospitality, a free hot breakfast and easy access to golf, museums, Nashville and Kentucky Downs.

You will feel right at home during your stay at the BEST WESTERN Franklin Inn. Our newly renovated rooms feature generous amenities, including cable satellite 37-inch LCD television with HBO®, a coffee maker, a microwave, a refrigerator, free high-speed Internet access and much more. If you are looking to make your trip extra special, don't forget that we also offer Jacuzzi® suites.

After drifting off to sleep in these comfortable beds, you will wake up feeling refreshed and can enjoy a complimentary full hot breakfast. We are also within walking distance of nine restaurants, including Mexican, Cracker Barrel and Country Kitchen.

While staying at this hacienda-style Franklin hotel, be sure to unwind and play in our crystal clear outdoor pool, which also offers chairs for sunbathing. Guests can also take advantage of the 24-hour exercise facility, free parking, complimentary coffee and 24-hour front desk.

Looking for some excitement? Kentucky Downs Race Track is just one mile from this Franklin, KY hotel. Car enthusiasts will also enjoy visiting the nearby Corvette Museum. Guests can also unwind with a round of golf at Kenny Perry's Country Creek Golf Course. The area offers lots of fishing, too.

Enjoy staying in this small town atmosphere and having convenient access to all that Nashville offers - the music city is just 35 miles away. Enjoy wonderful attractions, shopping and dining in Nashville. We highly recommend visiting the Grand Ole Opry.

Those in the area for work will love that this Franklin hotel provides just a short commute to the Saturn Plant. You also can travel with ease, as the Nashville International Airport is just 35 miles away.

For an exceptional trip to Kentucky, book a stay at the BEST WESTERN Franklin Inn today and save!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Exterior corridor
  • Exercise facility, 24 hour
  • Complimentary coffee


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western franklin inn in Franklin.


Conveniently located, the best western franklin inn in Franklin, Kentucky is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 36.669615  /  Latitude: -86.556825


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 65. Take Exit 2. Travel north a short distance to Anand Drive to the BEST WESTERN Franklin Inn.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Kentucky Downs Race Course

Plan your next visit to Kentucky and be sure to explore the southwestern region. The Kentucky Downs Race Course, located in Franklin, is home to the only European Style thoroughbred horse race course in America. This all-grass course hosts annual live races in September, and simulcast races from a variety of great tracks across America, throughout the year.

Consider celebrating a special occasion, party, wedding or meeting at Kentucky Downs, where the catering staff ensures a successful event. Enjoy southern hospitality and exceptional experiences when you visit Franklin and the Kentucky Downs Race Course. 

Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University

Tour the Western Kentucky University campus.

Western Kentucky University is a sterling example of the colleges and universities you'll find throughout Kentucky. Found in Bowling Green in the western region of KY, WKU was established in 1906, is a public school, and features a stunning campus of nearly 200 acres. Drive in from nearby cities like Cave City or Franklin and enjoy a campus tour or enjoy WKU sports action – the WKU Hilltoppers and Lady Toppers excite fans in many sports. 

Any visit to the WKU campus should yield views of the Dr. Henry Hardin Cherry Statue, just in front of Cherry Hall. The Pearce-Ford Tower is the largest student housing building on campus, and the Mass Media and Technology Hall is recognized as a top journalism schools in the country. E.A. Diddle Arena houses WKU men's and women's basketball games, while the Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium is home to all things Hilltopper football.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1 mile(s) from Kentucky Downs Race Track
  • 10 mile(s) from Saturn Plant
  • 22 mile(s) from Corvette Museum
  • 35 mile(s) from Grand Ole Opry

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 22 mile(s) from Bowling Green
  • 35 mile(s) from Nashville
  • 22 mile(s) from Western Kentucky University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Kenny Perry's Country Creek Golf Course
  • Fishing

Nearby Restaurants


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Franklin. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

May 2015

May 28 - August 6, 2015
2015 RIVERfront Concert Series

Attend this Thursday night concert series in downtown historic Paducah. There are six free concerts held throughout the summer.

May 30 - September 26, 2015
Celebration Saturday Market

Don't miss the once in a month "Celebration Saturday" farmers market in Paducah. Explore vendors, children's craft tables, food tastings, and more.

June 2015

June 17 - 19, 2015
Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society Gateway 2015

This Cave City landmark event brings back all quilt-lovers to undertake shows, contests, and educational landmarks.

June 6, 2015
Rods & Ribs Festival

Rock bands, BBQ ribs, and plenty of food vendors make up this Central City landmark event. 

July 2015

July 17 - 18, 2015
Far Off Broadway (Murder at the Howard Johnson)

The Far Off Broadway troupe from nearby Glasgow comes to Cave City for a few shows.

July 3 - 4, 2015
FreedomFest 2015

Murray brings on its friendly small-town charm at this annual Independence Day weekend bash.

September 2015

September 3 - 5, 2015
Everly Brothers Rock n' Roll Cruise In & Car Show

Enjoy this classic car cruise-in alongside car, motorcycle, and truck shows, free concerts, and tons of free food in Central City.

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