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Motel Ely Budget Host

1047 East Sheridan Street, Ely, MN 55731
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Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Gary F Greenfield
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Greenfield
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best place to stay in Ely. Book your stay early! Great owner's make this place worth the stay. Gary of Greenfield, IN Nice and close to Whiteside Park. Nice place to set and relax outside your room. Best coffee in the office with extra goodies. Very nice office with info about the area or just ask the owners.

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Hillsville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nothing fancy, good rates. Beds were very comfortable, easy walk to all restaurants and shops. Continental breakfast is nothing special, but there are great coffee shops and breakfast restaurants just down the street (you gotta try "A Taste of Ely" once).

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Manitou Springs, Colorado, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a great place to stay. We stayed 3 nights and it was great. Beds were comfortable,cable worked,internet worked and the owners worked to make sure your stay was good.Yes it is dated but it is a rustic dated not a dirty dated. The rooms were very clean and the owners were and are very friendly.It is quite and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I've been coming to the picnic in Ely for 4 years. We always stay at the Budget Host. It is always a pleasant experience. The owners are fantastic and sometimes when the owner's daughter works the desk she brings their beautiful Black Labrador Retriever, Chance. We are already booked for next July....From Captain Bu, Stillwater, MN

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League City, Texas
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8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here as a group for one night after spending 6 days/nights on the border waters canoe area. We were looking for a bed and a shower. We found it. The rooms have a slightly dated decor but fit the area you are visiting. The rooms were spotless. The shower was awesome. The water pressure was fantastic and very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay was only for one night, but wished I could have stayed longer. Debbie was the perfect host from the first phone call to checkout. She is very personable and interested in you and how she can help. The rooms are nice and clean and everything works, close to downtown and restaurants. The continental breakfast is just what you... More

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We spent two nights at the Motel Ely. Although not 5 stars it was very clean, the beds were comfy, the staff was very helpful providing directions and assistance. I would highly recommend staying there!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Nice family run this motel in downtown Ely. Had the opportunity to stay with them a couple of times while fishing in the area. The motel is dated, but well maintained. The staff is friendly and helpful. The price may be a little high for this style of motel but may be inline with other motels in Ely. Would recommend... More

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Rush City, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Being our first stay in Ely on our way to the BWCA we were welcomed to the Budget Host Inn (Motel Ely) with a friendly smile. Getting six people underway for a week in the BWCA was a welcome for us to have a comfortable bed, hot shower and chat about the up coming trip outside in the cool night... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Great value very clean rooms. We will stay again. We even had fresh flower pots outside or door. The rooms have a refrigerator, a microwave and nice color TV. Showers were like new and really liked the soap and lotion dispenser.

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Address: 1047 East Sheridan Street, Ely, MN 55731
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Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
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AAA rated. Free WIFI accessible from all rooms. Impeccably clean comfortable rooms. Fridge, micro, in room coffee, and phones in all rooms. Walking distance to downtown. ... more   less 
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