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Motel Ely Budget Host

#1 of 7 Hotels in Ely
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1047 East Sheridan Street, Ely, MN 55731
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Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Starting a trip into the bwca requires a good night's rest. I have always had that specific experience here. The owners are more than just hospitable, and the rooms are spacious and clean. Rates are the most fair in town. Enjoy a night here, and I bet you will come back, not just to Ely

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Cohasset, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Motel Ely is a great place to stay. I was in town for a workshop all weekend at the International Wolf Center. It was very close to where I needed to be with a very clean and spacious room right in the middle of "downtown". Close to shops and restaurants. The owners are very friendly and helpful. There was a... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been looking for property in the Ely area and have been up several times but this was our first stay at Motel Ely. It had everything we needed, the wifi worked great and there is a computer in the office with a printer which they let us print several items! The room was very clean and the breakfast was... More 

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Hi Mary, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and for staying with us! Good luck with your search, and until you find "the" property you're looking for we'd love to have you stay with us. Rog and Deb More 

Stillwater, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a place north of town, but decided to spend a winter weekend in Ely. Debbie and Roger were very welcoming to all guests. The facility is very clean and the amenities are basic, it's all you need when enjoying the great north.

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review :) It was a pleasure having you stay and if need be we hope you chose to stay with us again! Hope you enjoy your place this summer. More 

Duluth, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there for an overnight while my dog was at the Ely Veterinary Clinic ( a very good clinic by the way.) and was pleasantly surprised by the size and cleanliness of the room. Will stay there in the future.

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and for staying with us. We are very fortunate to have the wonderful vet clinic that we do in Ely. Hope everything works for your dog friend :) More 

Beldenville, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Ely to dog sled and stayed the first night in town at Motel Ely Budget on main street. Very clean and the beds were so comfy. Hosts were friendly and showed us around town, ice sculptures shopping, hiking trails tips on organic food store etc. If you need anything ask. We will be back again for sure very... More 

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Karen, It was so fun to have you and Consty stay. Glad your dog sled trip was fun, you did get lucky after the first pretty cold day! Thank you for taking the time for writing your review and we're glad you enjoyed your room. Come again anytime! More 

Cloquet, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It sure was nice to stay in a very clean and comfortable room while I was there for business. Great service and very comfortable beds!! I will recommend them to all of my clients. The owners were very nice to deal with

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Thank John for taking the time to write your review AND for staying with us. We enjoyed having you and hope the next time you're in town for business again you stay with us! Rog and Deb More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Ely staying overnight with only our small bags and snowmobiles. We were able to park our sleds right in front of our door at this hotel. The rooms were clean and we received excellent service! Will definitely stay here again when I am in Ely!

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review AND for staying with us. It was fun to have more snowmobilers stay with us this year, we seemed to have just enough snow. Ready for spring now but hoping next year is just as good for our winter sports :) Rog & Deb More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We came to Ely to experience winter in a true winter setting. It was beautiful and we couldn't have timed our stay better! Booked our stay at Motel Ely on line after booking our dog sled trip, both exceeded our expectations. Our room was warm, clean, and cozy and with having an extra day the owners hooked us up with... More 

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Frank thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glad you and your family decided to brave our winter and enjoyed your time in Ely. It was a pleasure to have you and hope you make it back for some summer fun! Rog and Deb More 

St Paul, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The morning before setting out to drive to Ely I received a call asking if I had a reservation for that evening. My first thought was "Oh no, they are going to tell me they are overbooked, or something." But, what heard was "We are glad you are coming. We will be away for a couple of hours late in... More 

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

John, thank you for taking the time to write your review and thanks for staying with us! Sorry for the delay in writing our response. We appreciated you staying and for your understanding with us being away for a bit :) . Have a wonderful spring and hope you make it back this summer! Rog and Deb More 

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