Welcome to The Jordan Motel

We are located in Jamestown, Tennessee – the heart of Big South Fork Country and amidst the Trail Riding Capital of the Southeast. The Jordan Motel offers you clean and comfortable standard rooms and apartments for your stay with exceptional service at an affordable price.

The Big South Fork area offers many recreational opportunities in a geological and botanical paradise. There are miles of trails for the horse back rider, hiker, mountain biker, and ATV enthusiast all within a short drive of the Jordan Motel. We are only minutes from the heart of historic Jamestown, East Fork Stables, Highland Manor Winery, the Allardt Pumpkin Festival, antique shops, great restaurants, and much more. We are also conveniently located right on the route for the Hwy. 127 Sale.

Enjoy your stay in our spacious accommodations (smoking and non-smoking rooms are available). Take a refreshing dip in our outdoor pool during the summer months, and always relax and take time to make the most of your visit to the area.

We are a pet friendly accommodation, so bring your best friend. We hope you will make plans to visit Big South Fork Country soon!

About Us

In 1953, Guy and Esther Gernt Jordan began building the Jordan Motel, which is located on Hwy. 127 near Jamestown, TN in the heart of what is now, trail riding country. The motel consists of three buildings with a total of twenty-seven units, two apartments, and living quarters for the manager. A two-story apartment building was added in 1983 to the south of the second building. The original sign with neon and a ca. 1956 swimming pool are located directly to the east of the office. The property has been owned by the Vaughn family since 1978. The restaurant on the property burned in 1990.

The Jordan Motel is currently owned and operated by Freddie and Cissy Vaughn Paul.

This is a one-story, integrated, U-shaped motor court motel built ca. 1953. The motel consists of three buildings with a total of twenty-seven units, two apartments, and living quarters for the manager. The main building was constructed ca.1953 and is an integrated U-shaped motor court building with a central projecting office bay. The ca. 1953 building originally had twelve units but one has been turned into an apartment. The building has a gable roof of asphalt shingles, an exterior of original crab orchard stone, one central crab orchard stone chimney, and a stone foundation. The incised porch extends around the entire front of the U-shape and has the original wrought iron porch posts.

Entrances are original solid oak doors. Windows are original one-over-one aluminum sash design. The office interior has a linoleum floor, original wall paneling and an added acoustical tile ceiling. The office also has an original stone slab mantel. The interiors of the individual rooms of the original motel section have added or painted paneled wood walls, acoustical tile ceilings and carpet on the floors. The bathrooms have original tile and plaster walls, showers and added linoleum floor surfaces. A rear wing was added to the main building ca. 1958 which housed the laundry and storage room for the motel. An apartment for the manager was added in 1984 to this rear wing. Located in front of the main building is a ca. 1956, concrete pool and an original sign with painted porcelain and neon.

Nearby Attractions & Events

Come visit the World’s Longest Yard Sale along the 127 Corridor! The annual sale always begins the first Thursday in August and continues through the following Sunday of that week. The sale route is along the US highway 127 from Addison, MI to Gadsden, AL. It is quite a sight! See you there!

 

 

 In the small city of Allardt, TN, size does matter when it comes to pumpkins. Since the early 1990s, the community has celebrated the fall season with the Allardt Great Pumpkin Festival. Dozens of pumpkin growers from near and far bring their largest pumpkins to the festival to see if theirs is the biggest around. Spectators can enjoy and participate in non-stop activities and entertainment all day, from costume contests to the pumpkin parade.

No other city, town, state or nation on Earth can claim “The Most Decorated War Hero of World War I.” We invite you to visit this historic site to pay tribute to one of the most decorated soldiers of World War I. Situated about 9 miles north of Jamestown, TN in Pall Mall, TN, you can visit this soldier’s home, see a World War I trench and go inside the visitor center and the York Mill. Go hiking, fishing, and just relax and cook a homemade meal with the family at one of the 9 picnic areas with grills and tables.

 

Are you a rider? Come join the motorcyclists and tour the hills and mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina, from Nashville to Asheville and further. Featuring The Great Smoky Mountains plus all named roads and over 40 ride loops.

 

Rates & Amenities

Single Queen Bedroom

Rates Starting at $58.00/night + tax
for up to 2 people


Cable Television
High Speed Internet
Telephone Service
Picnic Tables & BBQ Grill Available
Nightly & Weekly Rates

Double Queen Bedroom

Rates Starting at $73.99/night + tax
for up to 2 people


Cable Television
High Speed Internet
Telephone Service
Picnic Tables & BBQ Grill Available
Nightly & Weekly Rates

One Bedroom Apartment

Rates Starting at $135.00/night + tax
for up to 2 people


Nicely Furnished 1 Person Apartments
Perfect for Extended Stays
Full Kitchen
Living Area
Cable Television
High Speed Internet
Telephone Service
Picnic Tables & BBQ Grill Available
Nightly & Weekly Rates

Two Bedroom Apartment

Rates Starting at $150.00/night + tax
for up to 2 people


Nicely Furnished 2 Person Apartments
Perfect for Extended Stays
Full Kitchen
Living Area
Cable Television
High Speed Internet
Telephone Service
Picnic Tables & BBQ Grill Available
Nightly & Weekly Rates

Testimonials

"Awesome rooms!! Super clean and nice and the staff are very friendly. Feels like home."

David

"The people are friendly and make you feel at home. My son and I stayed there for a week while we waited for our furniture to be delivered to our new home. It was great!"

Wanda

"Amazing stay! Beautiful rooms, great prices."

John

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