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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent one night here on our way from Voyageurs to Isle Royale. The room was lovely and clean and the morning pastries were delicious. Unfortunately I left the pouch that I used to store my earrings on the bed when we left. The owners could not have been nicer. They tried to call us but we missed their call.... More

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our second time staying at the Adventure Inn in Ely, MN. Our stay this time (Aug. 2014) was in the newly built "Green" portion of the Inn. The mattress on the bed was very comfortable and just the right firmness, not like you find in most hotels. In keeping with their "Green" theme, the hand and body soap... More

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Duluth MN
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent three nights here while in Ely for a wedding. The room was nice enough. Our room had a bed, a desk long enough for two chairs and a sofa. Since I had a great deal of down time while my wife stayed on top of her work, I really appreciated the sofa. The bathroom was... More

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Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for staying with us for the wedding. I would like to explain about the toilet paper and tissue. We are dedicated to reducing our footprint and try hard to buy sustainable products. Both the tissue and toilet paper are made from 100% recycled paper products. The paper products are unbleached whenever possible to help... More

San Francisco, California
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107 reviews 107 reviews
61 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is clean and the staff are pleasant and helpful. It is also promoting itself as a "green hotel", so if you are tidy people and leave your room with the bed straightened and the towels hung up......that's the way it will stay. There is no further attempt by the staff to make it look like it has been... More

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Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I remember the confusion over replacing used towels, if they are hung up. It has been our policy as with many other hotels who are trying to reduce our footprint, that if your towels are hung up then you will be reusing them. If they are placed on the floor, in the shower we... More

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the only place we stay in Ely - before and after our BWCA trip. It's reliably the same and improved each time we go there. Only suggestion would be to add hooks for towels/clothing in the bathroom. And while you're there, if it's open, make sure to go to the ice cream/custard stand across the street - homemade... More

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Fredericksburg
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice "green" motel. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The dog was welcome, they even gave us sheets to put over the beds in case he decided sleep on them! The only suggestion I had was a shelf in the shower.

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Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Kristi for your kind words. We value every review and take seriously any improvements etc. The room you were in does not have a shelf in the shower. It is set up for wheel chairs or people who need a bit more help in the shower. I agree that a shelf would be nice. That being said, most... More

Crestview, FL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going up to the Boundary Waters for over 18 years. After we found this jewel we never fail to stay here. You probably want reservations because it is a small hotel. Even though it has changed hands over the years I think it has just gotten better. The rooms are comfortable. But what I really love is... More

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Cypress, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very comfortable & spacious room. We could have used a slightly larger 'fridge, tho'. The staff was always VERY helpful with dining and activity suggestions (the Wolf Center, the Dorothy Molter museum, etc). They told us about a great canoe outfitter that 'fit' our needs just fine. They also told us about a waterfalls hike that was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a room in the solar wing after 7 days on the water. The room was very nice, with a nicely decorated new bathroom. Good beds felt might fine after sleeping on the ground for 6 nights. Continental breakfast was included. We will stay there again!

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Minnesota
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68 reviews 68 reviews
29 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a nice place. The rooms were immaculate, felt new. TV worked great, they have a refrigerator and microwave. The bedding was pretty and so comfortable. Loved that they cover the down comforter with a duvet. It was a bit warm for me, though. I would prefer a down blanket over a comforter, but oh well. I assume that they... 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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