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Adventure Inn

1145 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731
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Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there one night before picking up my grandson at Camp Voyageur. Just the place we needed after a 12 hour car ride. Appears to be very environmentally friendly and the hanging baskets of flowers are amazing. I would recommend the Adventure Inn to anyone visiting Ely, MN.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the nicest motels I have ever been to. The owners are almost always on site. They take great pride on keeping the place in good condition. The facility is "green" which I appreciate. And the people there are all so friendly. Added to that, the custard shop is right across the street!! How good is that???

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Chislehurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place, such a nice room very comfortable, you have a microwave and fridge which is great, a coffee machine would be good to have in the room as well though. The flowers and hanging baskets out side were amazing, and the staff are great.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best places to stay in Ely. I stay here whenever I can. Mark, Sue & staff are the best. I love the fact that they are a "Green" motel. I highly recommend the Adventure Inn to everyone when they visit Ely, MN.

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109 reviews 109 reviews
64 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a stayover before leaving in the Boundary Waters and Adventure Inn was a great choice. The hotel was very clean, had a great bed and was very quiet. The owners were really friendly. Outside was a nice set of table and chairs.

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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Our bed was so comfortable and the place immaculate (I am fussy too) Owners and clerks friendly, and accommodating. Nice sized room too, We loved the morning homemade scones for breakfast. Just perfect in everyway. They helped us with dinner suggestions too.

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Chaska, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Stayed at the Adventure Inn at the end of June and to say the least thoroughly satisfied. NOT your ordinary hotel. Simple and comfortable and squeaky clean. I would recommend to anyone staying in Ely MN.

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Hugo, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Would you enjoy a good nights sleep??? Then, be sure to choose Adventure Inn! Our family of 4 shared 2 wonderfully comfortable queen sized beds. And, we slept like kings and queens. This motel is located on the main street in Ely. The street is buzzing during the day, but very quiet at night. The rooms are CLEAN! The bathrooms... More

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West Fargo, North Dakota
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Don't forget your hair dryer - otherwise a very nice stay. Good beds, good shower and clean rooms. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Free wifi and walking distance to the grocery store. Fridge and Microwave let us eat lunch in our room. No ice machine but was able to get ice at the front desk.

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Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I am sorry you did not know that we have hair dryers in the office to borrow. We do not have them in each room, but do have several here in the office. We are lucky to have a wonderful grocery store nearby and the deli is the best in Ely. We do not... More

Fargo, North Dakota
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I absolutely love this place. I always stay in the main house portion with its spare Scandinavian decor and awesome, environmentally sound ethos, Everything here is set up in an ingenious way for best use of energy and water, the wood is all reclaimed, the soap all natural, a recycle bin in every room. Even the shower water runs under... More

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Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

We want to thank you so much for your kind words and noticed how we try to run our business as sustainable as possible. Our artwork are from local artists, the furnishing are part of the art and ambiance of our rooms. We keep it simple so as to give a sense of calm and relaxing. We also try to... More

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Address: 1145 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
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Adventure Inn is an earth-friendly, sustainable motel that is dedicated to reducing their energy foot print while providing comfort to their guests. A family run motel. We now have a brand new energy efficient solar thermal building with earthy comfort in mind. Quiet, comfortable with platform beds, hand made furniture,down blankets and pillows. We also have 2 brand new jacuzzi suites. The old economy building no longer exists and we are in the process of rennovating the 10 yr old back building. ... more   less 
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