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Royal Inn

5695 South First Street, West US Highway 80, Abilene, TX 79604
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Ranked #32 of 36 Hotels in Abilene
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  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I would rather sleep in my car than this hotel. We could only bare to be there for 15 minutes maybe less. There was blood all over the walls and the beds. There is brown mold all over the bathroom. On top of that the stay in residence of the hotel made us feel very uncomfortable. They're all crackheads! DO... More 

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Eastland, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

This place is a nightmare! The housekeeping is getting high in rooms and with customers. Money and a computer was stolen from our room. Their is prostitution around the back area and the owner is aware of activities. They rent rooms out to dealers to sell drugs from their rooms and sexual activities. The cops need to do something because... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I must say that I have never stayed at the hotel but the resterant HAS some of the best steaks in the USA! I've eaten here several time back in the 80's & early 90's While stationed in Abliene. While passing through a while back I dropped in for a bite to eat. STILL GREAT! The Chatue Breau was amazing... More 

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ABILENE, TEXAS
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I made the mistake of trying to save money by renting a room at the ROYAL INN for a month. The Carpet was damp and sticky and the Carpet Cleaning Machine "had just broken". Mold was growing all through the carpet and even tho I don’t have allergies, Toxic Mold spores seriously attacked my eyes, irritating and reddening them till... More 

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Austin, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Avoid this place, we only stopped because we were absolutely exhausted (and could have ended up in a nicer place just two miles down the road...). We were given one of their "nicest" rooms, located in the far back of the complex. The "hotel" is mostly long-term guests, a few folks looked a little scary. Truck stops are nicer. See... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I and my friend stayed here and they are not friendly. The hotel is to far from town.they have accused us of things we didn't do. Not enough lights. There is black mold in the bathroom. This is not a good place to stay. We will not be back. My friends will not come here either.

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Abilene, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2011

Don't stay here! This place is nasty! The door had been broken in several times, the furniture is original from 1960 with blood stain bed(probably from bed mites), the carpel was very dirty, adjacent room lock was a piece of tape, the towels were just hand towels. NOT FOR FAMILIES! Paid for a week but did not stay one night.... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2011

do not...i repeat..DO NOT stay at this crack motel.if CRACK motel doesn't get your attention I don't know what else to say.I left there with a sore throat so bad I couldn't talk and if you try to talk to staff they laugh and tell you to talk to management..and the "manager" can hardly speak english.he has to ask others... More 

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Burlington, VT
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2010

Hands down the worst hotel that I have ever checked into. Thugs hanging out around the parking lot, bloodstained sheets, and piles of bugs in the bedding and behind the mattress. Had some difficulty getting our refund because of their "refunds only 10 minutes after purchase" nonsense. Do yourself a favor and stay ANYWHERE else.

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Hillsboro, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2010

Great suite for the price of regular room rate. neat and clean room. Staff is knowledgable and very helpful like to stay again. better motel that other nasty motels with very high price.

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