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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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Las Vegas
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38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is centrally located, clean, comfortable and reasonably priced. The service was excellent and the rooms were well equipped with wi'fi, TV and all the essentials for a nice visit. This motel was highly recommended by friends who had stayed there and also by several locals who for one reason or another had stayed there.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the town of Ely very depressing and not a place we would not want to visit again. Too many stores and establishments boarded up on the main street. Much like Reno was 4 to 5 years ago. Stayed in the Casino Hotel as apposed to a motel across the street which is also owned by the Jailhouse Casino.... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the hotel section of the Jailhouse. Our room number was actually a Cell Number. The room was large and clean. The pillows and bed were comfortable. The staff were friendly and pleasant. There was dirt all over the carpet near the door to the back parking lot which was never cleaned and there was no security of... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Steakhouse was good for dinner. Coffee shop was good for breakfast. I gave up on getting the wifi to work. I could connect, but nothing would happen. Maybe just very slow. Staff was all nice and helpful. Left something behind in the room and the housekeeping was very good about turning it in. The motel mailed it back to us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very different accommodation but fun. The motel is located in old downtown Ely. The actual motel is across the street from the casino. Both the coffee shop and the steakhouse were very good...do try the steakhouse ....the room was large and very clean. There was a fridge and coffe maker, with a great shower and good amenities. We got yo... More 

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Cameron Park, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Positive: Good size room, good beds, easy parking and access to the room. Negative: Maybe this is not a typical experience at the Jailhouse and maybe this was a case of bad timing for our stay. WiFi never worked; evening and morning. TV never worked in the morning. Could not get the shower to work in the morning, almost pulled... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The motel is across a narrow side street from the casino and restaurant area. Preferable, because I parked in front of my room and didn't have to lug luggage down long hallways and across vast areas, like more modern casinos. Two queen beds, small TV, free internet connection, amply large room, refrigerator for $131 for Friday and Saturday night over... More 

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Laurelville, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Stayed here again after visiting several years ago. Room was clean and nice other than faucets in sink and tubs. They were pull on style and very hard to pull on and regulate flow of water. Casino small but very nice. Won some money and that always makes it better. Would stay here again if we ever return to this... More 

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Olympic Penninsula
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47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

too many different buildings, some very nice people and one very nasty (male) bartender. great ribs and raw potato for dinner, waitress very nice, busser abrupt. Rooms mediocre at best, poor lighting, water spraying everywhere. Next time I'll stay at the Prospector.

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Carson City, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I do like how the theme is carried to the documentation in the room. :) Stopped in Ely with no reservations and discovered a recommended motel was closed for the night. As this was right across the street, swung in to see if any room was available. I requested a ground floor room so was asked if the "pet room"... More 

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