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Adventure Inn

#2 of 8 Hotels in Ely
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1145 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I remember staying in probably the worst motel ever in 1995. It just so happens it was the previous establishment that the Adventure Inn now resides. The Adventure Inn is now a quant little complex of about a dozen rooms that were (re)built within the past couple of years. The interior and exterior keep with the rustic wooden style known... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to visit Ely since I saw the BBC documentary 'The Bear Family and Me'. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay in the Adventure Inn. On arrival, I received a very warm welcome from the staff who could not have been more helpful. The staff did everything possible to make my stay there feel like a home from home.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at the Adventure Inn. The room was very clean with a comfortable bed. The staff are all very kind and go out of their way to recommend local attractions. It was nice they served fresh coffee every morning. Would definitely recommend to friends and family!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was very up-to-date and well kept. Enjoyed morning coffee on the porch with beautiful flower garden. Highly recommend this family run business! Also appreciated our host's commitment to sustainability including their large rain barrel. We'll definitely stay here on our next visit to Ely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

stayed one night on the ground floor of the main building. seemed brand new with immaculate bedding and room. very comfortable mattresses and pillows and very quiet despite being on the main road. friendly staff.

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Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We do try hard to make your stay the best it can be. word of mouth is a huge component to our success and when we make you happy, then we have done our job. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay here, great location on the east side of town, right on the main street. Very accommodating staff, and a very well kept property that has made an effort to incorporate sustainability in its new addition. We really enjoyed Ely, and this was a great place to have as a home base.

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Lexington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a very nice hotel. The staff is friendly and very helpful. The sheets and pillows in the room were top notch. We got discount tickets on our trips to the wolf and bear centers in town at the front desk. The fresh scones and coffee were the highlight of our stay.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at the Adventure Inn. The front desk people were friendly and the room was clean. There are just a few minor things I will mention: The "green" theme of the property came with a few annoyances: The toilet paper was nearly empty when we checked in. Yes there was an extra roll, but I still don't... More 

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Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and the critique of our amenities. I have shared your comments with our staff this morning and have again reminded them about the need to remove the nearly empty rolls of toilet paper. Typically we do remove the nearly empty and place them in a basket in the office/lobby bathroom. We use them there so... More 

Siren, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The room was very clean. The beds were comfortable. The bathroom was large and clean. The staff was awesome. I will stay here again. The hotel tries to be green. They gather rain water for watering the grounds.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I had fun here, I felt like my mother (in a good way) was working behind the desk. Very clean and right in the middle of Ely. You are within walking distance to anywhere within the town of Ely. Great customer service!

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