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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed 3 nights while visiting Merkel for a busy high school reunion. The owner couple were very accommodating and helpful. The room was very clean and a pleasant place to refresh and regroup between events of the day. The motel is quite old, but it is apparent that the owners have put in a lot of hard work and... More 

Thank Ava C
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I had been driving through Texas and needed a place to stay. This hotel was priced great for my budget! I called ahead, but didn't arrive until late into the night. The staff were very friendly and welcomed me at the late hour. It was a very quiet area and I was able to get some nice rest. I was... More 

Thank jessielovee17
Wimberley, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We came to Merkel for a granddaughter's wedding and stayed three nights. Our experience booking the room in advance was very good, as we also made arrangements for additional family member rooms. We found management to be professional, accommodating, very helpful and personable. The room was very clean, had everything we needed and all for a reasonable price. If you... More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

While driving through Texas we pulled off for the night to stay at the Scottish Inn in Merkel, TX. I liked how it was right off the highway, it is perfect for road trips, so you don't have to drive through a city just to get to a hotel. Upon arrival the owner, Andy, was very friendly and helped us... More 

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Reviewed 12 August 2015

The room I stayed in smell like cigarettes. The owner told me more than once that my room was non-smoking. Wow! Could of fooled me. This place is great for a stop late at night to get off the road and leave early in the morning to get back on the road. Cold AC!

Thank Patsysgarden
D'Hanis, Texas
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

Merkel is just a few miles out of Abilene. We reserved a room here after discovering that all the rooms in Abilene were booked due to three colleges scheduling their graduation ceremonies on the same weekend. Our hosts were very friendly and helpful! The room was clean and we felt safe in the area. The rooms at Scottish Inn could... More 

Thank M L
1 review
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

I thought I just finished the review,oh well, here it is again. I pulled in late at night attracted by reasonable rates and good reviews~ and everything lived up to it. The pleasant and conversant owners, Andy and Elizabeth work hard to ensure that your stay will be a pleasant one. Minutes from Abilene~ good deal.

Thank ThomasHicksonSr
Julian, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

We stopped at this place out of necessity. The roads were too scary for me and my daughter to pass. The owner or mgr. was so friendly, so helpful, so kind. It's old school, inexpensive accommodations. But, it fits the bill. What went above and beyond was the helpfulness and attention they paid to our stay experience. The restaurant was... More 

Thank Robin1only
1 review
Reviewed 1 March 2015

The stay at this hotel was an unexpected one, but nevertheless very welcomed one. The people at this hotel are very friendly and run a good business. Don't expect a fancy hotel, but a family working class hotel. The rooms are cheap, and could use some renovation. However it being the only hotel in the area there is no reason... More 

Thank Hash g
Fairfax, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2015

On New Year's Day 2015, we were forced off of I-20 by the big ice storm and were very grateful to find shelter in the Scottish Inn & Suites. The proprietors worked very hard to accommodate everyone and were extremely kind, friendly, hospitable, and delightful. Our room was clean, comfortable and spacious with 2 Queen beds and a Queen fold-out... More 

Thank Gaela H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Scottish Inn Merkel

Address: 9800 I-20, Merkel, TX 79536
Region: United States > Texas > Merkel
Price Range: $119 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 52
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“The room I stayed was very quiet because it was on the first floor and was in small hallway. I heard nothing at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Patsysgarden, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The walls are very thin so the second floor is better if you don't want noise of people waking up. Try the breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles hashg2015, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We had three full size beds for three adults on the upper floor. Excellent space and layout.”
 of 5 bubbles 333denaf, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Bottom floor with parking at door was helpful for us.”
 of 5 bubbles ConWmSon, 27 Mar 2014 | Read review
“It was all quiete and very accomadating I wasnt there in the heat of the day so Im not sure about the sunny side or shady side. Andy came in & checked the room to turn the air conditioner on for me! Very sweet couple! Pictures are on the internet already”
 of 5 bubbles BeverlyRains-Negrete, 16 Aug 2012 | Read review
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