Franklin’s newest hotel, a four-story Hampton Inn & Suites, opened Wednesday in Berry Farms.

The 124 rooms opened for business and reservations and filled up quicker and more so than was even expected by hotel employees.

“We checked in our first guests and had a big round of applause for them when they came in” Leslie Jurgeluks, assistant hotel manager, said. “We have just been getting ready for it for the last couple weeks day in and day out for the 20-plus people who work here now. So it was an exciting day. We had a considerable number of guests check in today, it was a bit more than we were expecting, actually. So it has been a really good.”

Off Interstate 65 at Peytonsville Road (Goose Creek Bypass) interchange, the new Hampton Inn & Suites is located at 7101 Berry Farms Crossing. The hotel offers amenities such as a meeting room, work-spaces, fitness center, outdoor pool, grilling gazebo, green space and year-round firepit.

Here is a look inside, where rooms and common areas are decorated with pictures of downtown Franklin:

For more information or to make reservations, visit or call 615-599-3700