The Inn at Franklin Square

132 3rd Ave South , Franklin, TN 37064 USA (Show map)


Downtown Franklin Information - 615 879-4830; Downtown Nashville Information - 615 879-4830. A visit to the Inn is a delightful experience. This beautiful Victorian Home contains a spacious, beautifully appointed 5,500 square feet, sure to create that special experience while visiting in Middle Tennessee. Have a special occasion? Just let us know. The best of three worlds! Beautifully appointed Victorian Home half block off Main Street in Historic Downtown Franklin, TN ideally situated to host your wedding, rehearsal dinner or other special event. The Inn was built as a private residence in 1892. The house has been extensively renovated. Numerous antiques complement modern furnishings and décor reminiscent of comfortable living at the turn of the twentieth century. A Note about our published rates.... Room Rates as shown are based on a minimum two night stay.



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  • Guest room5.0
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.5

Our honeymoon

5 on September 25, 2016

This is a beautiful place to stay. What a wonderful way to spend our honeymoon. We can't wait to come back again.

Beautiful rooms in a beautiful house in a beautiful area.

4.4 on September 21, 2016

The rooms and the house is amazing in a lovely quiet yet historic and interesting area. In this instance the owners were having a few days off and left us to it, it was a fab 2 night stay. If we were in the Nashville area again we would definitely stay here. Not far from Nashville but South Franklin itself is something else.


5 on September 08, 2016

We had such a relaxing stay! The innkeepers were so kind and helpful. Food was delicious. Location was so convenient. Room was spotless and beautiful. We loved it! Thank you!

Beautiful place

5 on September 04, 2016

I don't think the picture does this place justice. It is a beautiful Victorian home. The room and the grounds are comfortable. The location is right downtown Franklin, so convenient. We visited while the owners were away so they left a gift card for a fantastic restaurant in town. We were pleased!

Wonderful B&B

5 on August 23, 2016

This B&B was beautiful, convenient to local shopping and antiqueing, and everyone we met was friendly.

Quiet weekend

4.8 on August 19, 2016

We stayed in the Inn at Franklin Square for a quiet weekend. The rooms were clean. The breakfast was very good. The inn is in the heart of Franklin and within walking distance of shops and restaurants. The inn is on a relatively busy street and if you are not used to urban noises, going to bed early or sleeping late, may be challenging . However the noise died down by about 11PM.

Wonderful stay!

5 on August 12, 2016

My husband and I stayed here 2 nights. Barbara and Bud could not have been more hospitable. Great company and wonderful breakfast! Thank you so much for a rememberable stay! Tom and Dawn Goodwin IL

Friends weekend

5 on August 12, 2016

House was emasculate, well decorated and in a very convenient location to Main Street and all the shops, restaurants and art galleries. Bud and his wife were very gracious and helpful.

One of our most favorite places to stay !!

5 on July 29, 2016

My husband and I love everything about Lillie Bell....The Inn at Franklin Square !! Service is impeccable ...breakfast was simply delicious ...and the location was perfect !! We booked again for the fest...Charles Dickens Christmas Time. This is a place to make wonderful memories at !!! Thanks Bud and Mary two are the best hostess !!

Franklin Bed and Breakfast

5 on July 28, 2016

Great location, inn keepers, and food. What more could you ask for!

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Rooms & Rates

The Lillie White Room

The Lillie White Room is beautifully appointed with a queen-size white iron bed. The furnishings and wall treatments set this room aside as a favorite. The room is served by its own private bath with tiled shower. All rooms are served with a high definition television and wi fi. The queen suites surround two comfortable sitting rooms. The Lillie White Room is Sara's favorite. $165-$225 per night

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $165 - $225

The Lolly Queen Room

The Lolly Room is furnished with a queen-size bed which is upholstered in linen fabric. The room decor is a soothing light turquoise. Antique furnishings complement the Lolly Room and guests will enjoy their own private bath with tiled shower. The queen suites surround two comfortable sitting rooms. Each lodging room has its own hi definition television and wi fi. The Lolly Room is Barbara's favorite. $165-$225 per night

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $165 - $225

The Lauren Queen Room

The Lauren Room is decorated with caramel colored walls and the furnishings are well appointed to the most discriminating taste. Guests will enjon the comfort of the queen-size Habersham bed. The corner, roomy, shower makes this Bud's favorite room. The queen suites surround two comfortable sitting rooms. When a choice of rooms is available, guests quite often choose the Lauren Room. $165-$225/night

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $195 - $225

The King William Room

The King William Room is our largest room complemented with a padded standard sleeper sofa, refrigerator and 60" hi def tv. This room has its own entrance off a canopied courtyard with a pond,, fountain and comfortable outdoor seating.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $195 - $255

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Location Type

Airport, Downtown, Small town, Wine country


Nashville, TN (BNA) 25 miles

Directions to property:

Property address: 132 Third Avenue South, Franklin TN 37064. 1/2 block off the town square.

Area Attractions

Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Fireplace, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

Check Dates


  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 10:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No Available with planning ahead
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No Contact Owner for Exception policy
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: payment in full at booking
  • Cancellations: Cancellations more than 30 days before check in will receive a full refund.



Bud Carman

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About the innkeepers

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Check Dates




  • Cost: Not Sunday
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Dining Room

Special meal options

Vegetarian Gluten-Free or Vegetarian Breakfast available upon request at least 24 hours in advance