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Scottish Inns Athens

2620 Decatur Pike, Athens, TN 37303 (Formerly Econo Lodge Athens)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014
nic0le2014 Winston Salem, North Carolina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Athens, Tennessee
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9 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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

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 As far as cleanliness- the rooms are cleaned as well as outdated pieces can be.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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Navarre, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I decided to try Scottish Inn although I normally use Motel 6. Not a good idea. Building looked like a run down Motel 6. The room needed painting (properly). Although reasonably clean, the AC/heating system was ancient. Although an AARP member, the attendant refused to give me the normal 10% discount. I will not stop here again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

i was impressed by seeing them take blanket AND bed cover off for laundry when a customers checks out. i know for a fact most places, even the expensive ones, don't do this. it's employees are very friendly, you get 10% off at the shoneys next door and you have a comfortable room with vintage (!!) furniture. wi fi works... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Clean....comfy....great price....restaurants 100 feet....excellent mexican restaurant....Dunkin donuts next door....truck parking. Perfect. Hospitality outstanding. Accommodating staff. Washer and driers

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Stayed on my way to Florida at this Scottish Inns and it was a nice and clean place to stay. Was very surprised at the great quality for the low rates. I recommend this motel for anyone looking for a clean place to spend the night.

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Keene, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Staff courteous, room very much on the down slope. We stopped there because it presented fairly well from the road. We were allowed to peek into the room, and at first glance it looked ok. After taking the room, we discovered the A/C was very noisy, the sink laminate top was holed and peeling, and the list goes on. All... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012 via mobile

Outside. Clean looking Inside rooms another story. Old 70's furniture, indoor/ outdoor type carpet. Sink in room not bathroom. Saw at least two bugs in room. Blanket on bed had cigarette burn in it. Very poor room. One of the worst places I've ever stay. LOOK ELSE WHERE!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

I stayed the Athens Scottish Inns when I was headed to Ohio with my family. By the time, we arrived at Scottish Inns, I was exhausted and ready to sleep. The desk clerk was extremely friendly. The room was nice and warm on a cold December day. The bed was so comfortable! I had a great nights sleep!! I recommend... More

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Address: 2620 Decatur Pike, Athens, TN 37303 (Formerly Econo Lodge Athens)
Location: United States > Tennessee > Athens
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Econo Lodge Athens
Athens Econo Lodge

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The Scottish Inns Athens, TN. is ideally located with easy access to Interstate 75 in McMinn County. Scottish Inns Athens is convenient to the popular area attractions, like Strikers' Premium Winery and the Mayfield Dairy Farms Visitor Center, Watts Bar Lake and the Lost Sea, America's largest underground lake, are two natural sights nearby. Lee University and Tennessee Wesleyan College are also nearby. Athens offers some of the most scenic areas in the southeast. Shop in our local specialty shops or enjoy outdoor recreational activities like fishing, water skiing, kayaking, hiking golfing. There are a wide variety of restaurants and cocktail lounges located within walking distance to the hotel ... more   less 
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