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Jailhouse Motel & Casino

211 5th Street, Ely, NV 89301
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Ranked #8 of 15 hotels in Ely
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014
deeterbug89301 Ely, Nevada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Ely, Nevada
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

As you arrive you are greeted by a host who will later stand at your table and discuss how awefull you are for eating then sticking around to chat because he needs the table yet the back is empty, very rude . The salads are wilted and steaks have no seasoning and did not have the demi glace I came... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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32 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Apparently we lucked out when I called to book here. Never stayed here before and was completely unaware that they had rooms inside the casino, their website only showed the annex buildings that were across the street. When we checked in our room was just a few steps down the hall. The room itself is small very, very outdated, it... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This motel sucks. It cost more than a nice room in Salt Lake City. We got almost no sleep. The room was crap. Other guests kept us up until 2:30 AM. The front desk did nothing. Dont stay here. Our stay was a total waste of money & time.

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ElyTraveler, Guest Relations Manager at Jailhouse Motel & Casino, responded to this review

We are sorry you had a bad experience at our motel. The property is under new management and we strive to give each guest a pleasant stay. We are sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. More

Tempe, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This was my first stay here. I asked about an upgrade to one of their nicer rooms indoors, meaning what would it cost, etc. The lady at the front desk snapped at me and said 'we have one available but you're gonna have to pay for it!!!' Well, based on her attitude I declined. When I entered the room she... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We had dinner in the jailhouse restaurant. Couple steaks and 2 kids meals. It was a pleasant dining experience for California foodies. The salad was fresh, I was craving veggies and the kids meals were tasty enough. The sides were baked potato, which is hard to get wrong and was hit. Steaks cooked a perfect medium. Server was a bit... More

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San Diegom CA
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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

After having a terrible experience at a motel that we had pre-booked we needed somewhere to spend the night. Over a terrific dinner at the Jailhouse Steak House we thought "I wonder if they have any rooms here?". Low and behold they not only had rooms but they were clean, comfortable and 1/3 less than the place we had pre-booked.... More

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Minden, NV
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Spent two nights here earlier this week. My room, aka "cell" , was clean, comfortable and quiet. I was part of a large group and check in was a tad slow, but no one minded because they offered everyone in line a free drink!! Great way to ease the issue... Ate at the coffee shop twice, both meals were good... More

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St. George, Utah
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Bad experience. The toilet seat was worn out. The bare wood is showing. Towel bar feel off the wall. Carpet needs to be streached, tripped twice. The beds are terrible and the pillows were lumpy. The worse thing was the shower suddenly changed from warm water to scalding hot in the middle of my shower. It was a terrible experience.... More

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ElyTraveler, Guest Relations Manager at Jailhouse Motel & Casino, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you feel you had a bad experience at our hotel. I do wish you would have talked to our Front Desk and given us the opportunity to rectify the problems. If you would let me know what room you were in, I will be sure that the Maintenance department fixes every issue you addressed.... More

San Francisco, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This motel is clean and priced right. Staff was friendly. That about says it. The room was very dated but comfortable. Considering the location is a rest stop more than a tourist destination, this is expected. The associated restaurants (steakhouse and cafe) were both good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

It's not a four star hotel obviously, but I gave it four stars for the quality of my experience there given my expectations/budget. The evening desk staff was very courteous, the room was clean and warm when I arrived (important for a winter night's stay) ... the restaurant they have offers good bang for the buck at breakfast. I was... More

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Address: 211 5th Street, Ely, NV 89301
Location: United States > Nevada > Ely
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