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Emerald Inn Expo

840 East US Highway 80, Abilene, TX 79601 (Formerly Whitten Inn Expo Center)
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Ranked #24 of 36 Hotels in Abilene
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I found it very nice and the folks that work there where very helpful. The pool was nice and the rooms where clean. I like that there was a bar inside the hotel and one across the road that was also a nice place to hang out along with waterburger as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't say enough this place. Great clean rooms, amazing staff. I believe her name is Jamie, went out of her way to make sure that my air conditioning was working properly, as well as offered to move me to another room if we couldn't get it to work. I had seen Jamie at the pool on her day off,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I have been coming to this hotel every year for Our family reunions for many years but I have to say we will not be returning. We had no problems with our rooms at all. It was the staff. They were rude, and very disrespectful. One of the office clerks Jaime and her Girlfriend/maintance woman engaged in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I had a really good sleep and I didn't feel like I was in a sketchy place at all. The breakfast served texas shaped waffle, which was wonderful! and It was a short drive to get back on I-10. Had a good time!

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Ash P, Public Relations Manager at Emerald Inn Expo, responded to this review

Thank you so much JP for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so glad your stay was enjoyable. If you ever pass through Abilene again we hope you stay with us! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Got in late exhausted after a day of driving. Noticed a dead cockroach in the bathroom right away, then several more on the carpet before going to bed. Stripped the beds and they looked clean, since I didn't have many options other than sleeping in my car I decided it would be fine. I woke up to a cockroach crawling... More 

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Ash P, Public Relations Manager at Emerald Inn Expo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay. We aplogise your stay was less then perfect. Due to recent rains it is drawing out waterbugs. Our pest control company treats on a regular basis but by law can not pour any kind of poison down the drains which is where they come in from. We have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Spent the weekend at the Emerald Inn Expo, it was fanflippintastic. We had a Jacuzzi room and a regular room for my niece and her family. The breakfast was great I love waffles. We went to the Zoo which the Emerald had coupons for. Cleanliness of the room was great the people Claudia, Katie and Jaime were sweet as all... More 

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Ash P, Public Relations Manager at Emerald Inn Expo, responded to this review

Thank you so much Carolyn for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are delighted that your stay was so fantastic and look forward to you and your family coming back. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Only stayed one night. Rooms were clean. Room prices were fare. Service was very friendly. Room prices included a complimentary hot and/or cold breakfast. They even offered me a free shuttle to the airport.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This place has changed ownership in the last two years, and used to be called the Whitten Inn. It remains about the same, however. Right across the street from Sharon's barbeque. Right next to the White Freightliner dealer. Which is how i ended up here for originally, and then returned for several years. The facility is in need of updates... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Even though I arrived late (around midnight), the gentleman at the desk was very pleasant. My room was already heated for me (it was winter and the night was cold) and the room was clean. Both the microwave and fridge inside the room were also very clean. Breakfast in the morning included toast, fresh fruit, cereal, muffins and fresh waffles... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It was the cheapest option and we were happy to spend the night here. They have a whataburger location in front but we were not brave enough to eat there so we moved on. The beds are fine the pool was not used because it was november and surprisingly cold.,

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