A Hobbit Hole built 20 minutes from our office in Flag Pond, TN.
It’s time for the final installment of The Hobbit films. The Battle Of The Five Armies opens tomorrow.
As Yext certified partners, we’re always keeping an eye on local search marketing and online reviews.
So I did a little digging and found these reviews of Places To Stay In Middle-Earth. Should you find yourself on an adventure in those parts, this may be helpful.
The Prancing Pony
“The ale is good — supernaturally good. But you may have to remind the proprietor, Butterbur, to bring it to you a couple of times. Quite forgetful.” – Meriadoc Brandybuck, 4 Stars
“Finding a guest at The Prancing Pony is about as easy as crossing the Ford of Bruinen at high tide. Won’t be back.” – Black Rider, 1 Star
“Someone call an exterminator.” – Bombur, 2 Stars
“I asked for a wake-up call at 7:30. Jumping dragons, I’ve never heard a horn like that. I had the shakes all day and Gandalf had to use sign language til we got to the Gap of Rohan. (And boy does he know some sign langauage.)” – Pippin, 2 Stars
“Great view. Rough neighborhood.” – Strider, 2 Stars
The Paths Of The Dead
“As advertised.” – Gimli, 1 Star
“Be warned that if you leave a bad review of this place or the lady who resides here, you will rue the day. Aragorn can track IP addresses, Legolas has the eyes of an eagle, and my axe is hungry. Forth, the three hunters!” – Gimli, 5 Stars
“Bombur, you got the number for the exterminator?” – Frodo, 1 Star
“Host is less than hospitable.” – Gandalf, 1 Star
“Gandalf, don’t be hasty. We are now under new management. Please visit again and stay a while. horuummm borrruuummm snorruuuummmm” – Treebeard, 4 Stars
“The place could use a reno.” – Faramir, 2 Stars
“Grandfathered in before elevator codes took effect. Get in shape before you come.” – Pippin, 3 Stars
“Wonderful library for bookworms.” – Gandalf, 5 Stars
“Excellent infirmary.” – Faramir, 5 Stars
The Dead Marshes
“They advertise it as a historical landmark with thrilling haunted tours. True, but it’s not worth the money.” – Frodo, 1 Star
“I think there’s a Peeping Tom.” – Frodo, 1 Star
“The bathrobes are itchy.” – Samwise, 1 Star
“Nice break on a lonely stretch of road. Chilly in these parts, but there’s a lot of good firewood here. Hey, is the wind blowing that tree? Wait a min…” – Ugluk, 3 Stars
“The courtesy of this hall is somewhat lessened of late.” – Gandalf, 2 Stars
“I don’t know who does the hiring here, but putting that Worm-tongue guy behind the front desk? Mistake.” – Gimli, 2 Stars
“The silverware is exquisite.” – Lobelia Sackville-Baggins, 5 Stars
“Sweet conference room.” – Gandalf, 5 Stars
“Sharp knives.” – Boromir, 1 Star
The Old Forest
“Wonderful place to take a nap, but the old man who runs the place is a few mushrooms short of a full basket.” – Samwise Gamgee, 4 Stars
The Lonely Mountain
“Swanky!” – Smaug, 5 Stars
“This facility is no longer available for public use.” – Thorin Oakenshield, 5 Stars
The Misty Mountains
“Careful, there’s a trap door. But there are some great finds here.” – Bilbo, 1 Star
“Keep your valuables locked in the safe in your room. Thievesses about.” – Gollum, 4 Stars
Mines Of Moria
“Frequent power outages and a weak foundation. Bring your own linens and a change of underwear.” – Gandalf, 1 Star
“If anyone sees one of the Entwives, please email email@example.com.” – Treebeard, 4 Stars
“I haven’t had pipe-weed this good in an age. Longbottom Leaf! Longbottom Leaf! Longbottom Leaf!” – Gandalf, 5 Stars
The Grey Havens
“The ferry ride was nice. Superb retirement community.” – Frodo, 5 Stars
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