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Scottish Inn

928 Ferry Road, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550 (Formerly Red Carpet Inn)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The good: Very friendly and accommodating staff. Great pool, very clean and well maintained. Close to Stewart Beach. Large eating area for breakfast. Rooms were clean. The bad: Security is an issue. The first room we were in had a problem with the lock on the door and our two older children got locked inside. Our window was removed from... More 

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Plano, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scottish Inn is a clean, basic hotel. There is a small continental breakfast offered in the morning. Pool is clean and well maintained. Located close to the cruise ship terminal and the Bolivar Ferry. Proprietor, Sam Patel, and his wife are very friendly and offer excellent service. (They don't do super late check ins, so be sure and ask if... More 

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scottishinngalveston, Manager at Scottish Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for a great view. More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were going on a cruise and decided to go to Galveston a day early. We booked the room a couple of months ahead of time. When we got to the motel, Sam had our reservation ready. The room was very nice as the air conditioner was already on and clean. The ferry boarding was right outside our window but... More 

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scottishinngalveston, Manager at Scottish Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words for Sam and Wife, but the service is implemented by the new owners . More 

Coulee Dam, Washington
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

First of all, there are no elevators to reach the upper floor rooms and with luggage, this is a bad disadvantage. The desk clerk did help me with my bags, however, he really didn't have to and I felt bad asking for help. I stayed for 6 days. They cleaned the room only if I put out the sign for... More 

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scottishinngalveston, Manager at Scottish Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your view, sorry about the stairs, It was not the owners who put the policy about the service, it was the manager who is no longer here. Please forgive us for the inconvenience. More 

Milestone,Sk
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I read reviews while traveling and decided upon this hotel . I booked a few hours in advance of my arrival and when I got there around 10:00pm the clerk was very nice and checked us in fairly quickly. Our room wasnt the nicest.. Definitely didnt hire a professional painter and the curtain on the windown kept falling down. It... More 

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scottishinngalveston, Manager at Scottish Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, the painters were professionals but the front desk was new, but his on the ball NOW. More 

Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I depended on Trip Advisor for this hotel, I have no idea why it got good marks. This is a really old hotel slapped with bad paint and new fixtures, that's it. It's dirty, musty & moldy smelling & gross. It took hours for the A/C to cool the room. 2 buttons worked on the remote. Water damaged ceilings. Bathroom... More 

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scottishinngalveston, Manager at Scottish Inn, responded to this review

Sorry you had a bad experience, some of your concerns are blown out of proportion More 

Orlando, Florida, United States
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Its close to the ferry, but traffic makes escaping the island difficult at times, doesnt cut any time off getting to interstate 10. Rooms are quiet and there are no vagrants except any from the ferry. Its within 2 miles of the hospital and the bars. Rooms are pricey, but if a vacation is affordable price is of no concern.

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scottishinngalveston, Manager at Scottish Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to put a review. More 

Valdosta, Georgia, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I am not sure what is up with some of the negative reviews. I enjoyed my stay at the Scottish Inn, I would not hesitate to stay here again. Sam the owner and his wife was very nice and helpful. The hotel looks like it has been renovated recently. The rooms are decorated very bright and cheerful, nice comfortable beds.... More 

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scottishinngalveston, Manager at Scottish Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Linda, for a great review. More 

California
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36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Owner takes great pride in this hotel. Independently owned, not part of big chain. Room simple but bright & cheerful with comfortable bed, small table and chairs. Refrigerator, microwave, big flat screen TV. Very close to ferry. We felt very cozy and comfortable and enjoyed our stay. Short drive to most attractions but very reasonable price! We would stay here... More 

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scottishinngalveston, Manager at Scottish Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review and the heads up about late arrival. More 

taylor, tx
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I was hesitant when I read some of the reviews on here. From the moment I arrived I was greeted by the front desk and they were nothing but courteous and helpful. We received a map and tips for taking the ferry over to Port Bolivar. The room was nice. You can tell they have been doing renovations on the... More 

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scottishinngalveston, Manager at Scottish Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time. So about the towels More 

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