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Scottish Inns Athens

2620 Decatur Pike, Athens, TN 37303 (Formerly Econo Lodge Athens)
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Athens, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I don't think that the people who work there should stare at you,and not respond to a "hello".Found large amount of mold under bathmat.Bought pine sol to get rid of the smell.Pool is nice.Lots of strange people on weekends.I think it was drugs,the owners said it was just the workers coming back?Rooms are big enough,Shoneys gives discounts with door key... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We just wanted a place to lay our selves down and rest after a long drive. Room was minimal..smelled a bit musty. It was very quiet to sleep. Breakfast was just cold stuff and minimal. Reception check in was quick and friendly staff.

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The good: room clean, everything worked, bed was surprisingly comfortable. Rates reasonable. Suffices for someone needing a place to sleep and shower with TV and internet. The not-so-good: property is extremely dated and is in dire need of an upgrade. It looks as if nothing in the room had been changed or updated since the 1970s. (That is probably why... More 

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Waycross, Georgia, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Check-in was easy and Gayle was very nice. We got to the room and there was water all over the bathroom floor where a pipe had broken in the wall. The water stain made it obvious it had been there for some time. I called the desk and was told what room they were going to move us to, then... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The grounds around the pool (which was closed) was quiet lovely and quiet. Motel room was small and limited amenities. Bed was comfortable. Shower was either hot water or cold water! They did accept our pet with $10 fee. Continental breakfast was cold, limited pastry with coffee.

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Lindenhurst, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in off the road on my way through. Nice soft bed. Very good sized room. You can tell it's an older build just from the size of the room. It's clean. It's inexpensive. Right next to the interchange. I didn't go in for breakfast although it is on offer as well. I'd give it a go anytime.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

After attempting to get a room in a nearby town we stopped in Athens on our way to Pigeon Forge. We checked 10 or more hotels before finding a vacancy at the Scottish Inns. The bedding and towels were very clean and fresh. I wouldn't choose this hotel in the future but was thankful to find somewhere to rest a... More 

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Athens, Tennessee
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

I decided to try this hotel, after reading reviews that weren't bad. I made my reservation and made it clear that I'd be using a coupon. At check-in, I asked to see a room. The room that wad going to be given to me did not have a microwave nor refrigerator: to which I need. I went back to the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Checked in and was given a 2nd floor room, hauled our stuff up there to find the key wouldn't work. Hubby stayed with gear while I went back to office. She reprogrammed the key and put us in a 1st floor room in different building so we had to haul our stuff back down and over in 92 degree heat.... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Located near everything! Interstate access, gas stations, restaurants, Discount at Shoney's, Wal-Mart, the list goes on. As far as cleanliness- the rooms are cleaned as well as outdated pieces can be. Stay twice and never saw any bugs. I'd suggest following the basic rules of staying at hotels. 1.)Luggage stays zipped up on a table. 2.)Bring your own blankets &... More 

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