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Adventure Inn

1145 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731
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96 Reviews 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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Cypress, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Walldorf, Germany
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219 hotel reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very friendly independent hotel. It is rather new and it appears to be well kept. Our room was large with a good bed and clean bathroom. They don't really offer breakfast, but you can grep a coffee and some danish in the office.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I used to live in Ely and loved everything about it. Job opportunities took us away from our favorite little town, but we try to make it back as often as possible and the Adventure Inn is where we will always stay. The rooms are immaculate, and the staff is warm and accommodating. We stayed there during... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there just one night. Very clean room. Friendly and helpful owners who have done a great job on making this very eco and dog friendly. Would stay here again. Custer place across the street is very good too!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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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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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