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Jailhouse Motel & Casino

211 5th Street, Ely, NV 89301
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've have never gambled at a place where I have to ask for a drink. We were sitting right in front of the bar playing for hours. Not once were we asked if we would like something to drink. The bartender was sitting there talking to another employee and when I asked for a drink the bartender immediately copped an... More 

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Redding, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had doubts about this motel, however I was pleasantly surprised. Upon arrival, which was prior to check-in time, my wife was not feeling well and needed to lie down. The desk clerk advised housekeeping to make our room a priority so that we could get into early. I really appreciated this accommodation. The room was clean and well maintained.... More 

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Gold Canyon, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reserved a King but ended up with a Queen for the internet connection. The room was roomy, with table, and a swivel rocker in the corner and a small frig under the bathroom sink. The room was clean, tho as you walk in some damage to the carpet that caught your eye. Good towels and amenities. Quiet. Your room number... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a big fan of value and I'm realistic in my expectations of what I get for the money. The Jailhouse is a good value but the place needs an update. If you want a place to crash and shower, this place works. My room was in the main building/casino (they have a secondary set of what looks to be... More 

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Copperopolis, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our request for a non-smoking quiet room was accommodated. However the larger smoking section of the casino was immediately adjacent to the wing of non-smoking rooms & the hallways stunk of stale smoke. In order to have breakfast (included a $2.50 discount/person) you have to first walk thru the entire smoking casino area; ugh.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were very leery of this motel because of the incredibly inexpensive room but it was clean although outdated. What surprised us was the wonderful food in the main dining room. My friend had filet Mignon and said it was the best she's ever had. My salmon was also excellent. The spinach salad was huge - cost for dinner $20!!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We stopped there for one night on our way to Yosemite. Room was spacious and clean. Poor Wi Fi access at night; much better in the morning. The mirror was dirty.We bought a breakfast but had to wait at least 25 minutes.Good breakfast, though.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I almost gave this place a third star for the water pressure, but then I tripped over the rotting carpet one time too many. Wi-Fi was lousy. The HVAC was noisy but at least consistent. Pillows were a trial in lumps. The entire enterprise - hotel, casino, restaurant - reeks of cigarette smoke. It spills into the non-smoking restaurant from... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Interesting little town. Only stayed one night. Room was clean however the carpet does need to be replaced in a bad way. Slept just fine. Price was great. Cant comment on the restaurant as we didn't eat there.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Rooms are large and well furnished and the price is great. The only drawback is the lack of WiFi in many of the rooms, however, there is a lounge where it is available. The restaurant had great breakfasts

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