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High Desert Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3015 Idaho Street, Elko, NV 89801
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Ranked #22 of 27 Hotels in Elko
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Sioux City, Iowa
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108 reviews 108 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We looked at several hotels in Elko and this one was better than some of the others. Having said that, if this was in another city it would be less than average. Very dated, small, limited and overloaded outlets. Customer service was poor too.

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Fremont, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The swimming pool is without question the best feature of this motel. The pool is indoors, heated, good size, clean and has restrooms available. We requested one of the refurbished rooms and found it to be clean and comfortable. Our rooom was on the fourth floor and there was an elevator conveniently located. Overall, a nice stay.

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David Z, Owner at High Desert Inn, responded to this review

Knowing that you enjoyed everything from the pool to your room is really awesome, Ann! Its a little disappointing to see that your experience left something to be desired, though, and next time you're in the area, we'd really love another chance to show you the five-star experience you were looking for. Sincerely, David R. Zornes, C.E.O. Nav Elko Properties More 

Sioux City, Iowa
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203 reviews 203 reviews
25 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here recently. The rooms are quite small and dated; not many outlets for today's technology. There is a nice indoor swimming pool and a nice-sized hot tub and there are restrooms with showers near this area. This is their biggest selling point, in my opinion.

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David Z, Owner at High Desert Inn, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that your visit with us didn't quite live up to your expectations, Kathy. I'm happy to hear that you were able to enjoy our swimming pool and hot tub, though! I can totally understand your frustration with our outlets, and please know that we will be taking this feedback to heart. I hope that next time... More 

Nampa, Idaho
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The High Desert Inn was reasonably clean, but lacked significantly in its customer service. When we got to our room, I called the front desk to request a couple of extra pillows. I was rudely told that housekeeping was not available, but I could get more pillows in the morning when the next shift arrived. Really? A hotel that is... More 

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David Z, Owner at High Desert Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, Joseph. We're new to TripAdvisor, otherwise, I would've gotten back to you sooner. I want to sincerely apologize for the lack of customer service our team showed you during your stay. It's true housekeeping may have been gone by the time you called the front desk, but someone on staff should've been able to get you those extra... More 

Rapid City, South Dakota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Checked in. Opened the door to our room to find that it was never cleaned from previous guest. Front desk then checked us into a different room to find a dirty room. Bathtub had tons of hair, coffee pot still had coffee in it. Floor was never vacumed. I demanded my money back and received this reply. "Ill leave the... More 

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David Z, Owner at High Desert Inn, responded to this review

Honestly, I'm embarrassed to read what happened here, and I'm sorry this happened to you back in June. You should've gotten a clean room the first time, and I sincerely apologize it took more than two tries to get that. This is unlike us, but rest assured I'll be following up with our team here to make sure this doesn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We were pleased with our stay. The staff was helpful and friendly. The housekeeping supervisors went our of their way to be helpful. The front desk was friendly. There is a shuttle that will take you into town and pick you up, most places and available. The beds were comfortable and clean. Large pool, smokefree lobby, only one computer, needs... More 

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David Z, Owner at High Desert Inn, responded to this review

Happy to hear our Inn was a great deal, Jarrett, and that everyone on staff went above and beyond to make sure you had a pleasant stay. We'd love to welcome you back next time you're visiting Elko! Take care, David R. Zornes, C.E.O. Nav Elko Properties More 

Omaha, Nebraska
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I paid $75 a night for what amounts to an old, musty motel for degenerate gamblers and local alcoholics. The front desk staff weren't exactly rude, but their body language seemed to suggest that I was wasting their time when I asked them for the Wifi password. The AC unit in our room was definitely from the 1970s and I... More 

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David Z, Owner at High Desert Inn, responded to this review

It's disappointing to hear you didn't thoroughly enjoy your stay earlier this year. I apologize if our staff came off as rude, but I can assure that would never be their intention. As for the hotel itself, we've been working hard on updates, such as installing new carpet, wallpaper and adding new bedding. With that, I hope you'll give us... More 

Langley, Washington
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Our experience was much better than almost all of the reviews that I have read. On Trip Advisor and elsewhere. Common areas were clean and a bit worn in places. Our room was very nice. We appreciated the iron and ironing board, in-room coffee, fridge, flat screen TV, nice sheets and linens. The WiFi was a weak but free and... More 

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West Valley City, UT
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Beds were clean and comfortable but overall the motel needs a good carpet cleaning and facelift. The carpet in the hallways and room had not been vacuumed and was in need of a good cleaning. The bed was comfortable and clean but the carpets need attention.

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Additional Information about High Desert Inn

Address: 3015 Idaho Street, Elko, NV 89801
Location: United States > Nevada > Elko
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — High Desert Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 171
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