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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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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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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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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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Omaha, Nebraska
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37 reviews 37 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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Langley, Washington
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74 reviews 74 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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Bozeman, Montana
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I stayed at this "hotel" on my way from Monterey, CA to Bozeman, MT. My wife made the reservation for me and I just needed a place to lay my head to break up the 17 hour drive. Sadly, I was afraid to lay down anywhere in this hotel. The lobby reeked of smoke and the carpet throughout the property... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We were pleasantly surprised by the room - very nice decor and comfortable bed. That said, the television was not working properly and the swimming pool was closed for maintenance. Lots of restaurants nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I stayed at this hotel about a year ago the room was outdated and dusty! However.ended up here again last month to my surprise the rooms had been updated with and completely remodeled they were clean and beautiful with flat screens same friendly staff but the room backed their effort this time the whole experience changed my opinion!!!

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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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