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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 days ago NEW

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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We were very leery of this motel because of the incredibly inexpensive room but it was clean although outdated.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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Brevard, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was part of a tour group and this was the motel chosen for our ninth night on the road and this was by far the worst of all the places we stayed. The town is a dumpy, trashy looking little spot on the map and I almost kept driving when I pulled up to the registration area for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

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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