Chica & Sunsets Winter Rental

Winter 2021/2022 — the hostel is closed BUT you can rent as the whole downstairs unit as “air bnb” style !

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Winter Rental Details:

Though hostel is closed in the winter, the whole downstairs apartment unit is available for rent through us directly! Here’s the details:

  • 2 night minimum
  • $125 per night (venmo, paypal or cash only) paid upon your arrival
  • Price includes whole downstairs private apartment (4 single twin beds, bathroom, washer & dryer, full kitchen and living room, and parking space for 2 cars). A 5th person could sleep on the couch.
  • Does NOT include breakfast or shuttles
  • Check in 2 pm
  • To check availability and reserve: (text 715-315-0876 or email
  • Available from Dec. 1st to Feb. 14th
  • Our hostel is located 14 miles from the Appalachian Trail, and just outside of town. Though Franklin is small, it offers a variety of outfitters, restaurants and grocery stores and a super cute downtown main street. Come and enjoy Franklin this winter!

We are Chica & Sunsets. We thru-hiked the AT in 2017 (and since then have hiked the Camino de Santiago, Bartram, Colorado and Ice Age Trails). We first opened our hostel in the spring of 2020 and are located in Franklin, NC, mile 110 approx. of the AT (Winding Stair Gap).



Check out our Store where we have a variety of books we’ve written, jewelry made by Chica and hostel stickers.
Check out our Amazon “Wish List” for the hostel. 
For Chica’s full jewelry website, check out Chica’s Arm Candy.