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Bristlecone Motel

700 Avenue I, Ely, NV 89301
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Ranked #3 of 15 Hotels in Ely
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tavares, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our room was large with pretty furniture and a flat screen tv. There was a small refrigerator which was very convenient. Everything was clean and in good condition. They serve coffee in the lobby in addition to the little machine in the room. Terrific price for a comfortable room. This is our second time, and we hope to come back.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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73 reviews 73 reviews
4 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed here several times on our way through Ely, Nevada. It's 100% non-smoking which is unusual in this casino-oriented locale. Our room was large and comfortable. We'd definitely stay here again.

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Ivins, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly service. Clean, nicely appointed room for the price. Our room is away from the highway so very quiet. Bed is comfortable. I travel with my own pillows so don't depend on hotels. We can't figure out why the one reviewer was so discontent. Doesnt everyone that travels bring along a pair of ear plugs?

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was nice, clean, had a fridge and good Wifi. There was no breakfast, but the room was very cheap. On this road trip we stayed in 12 different motels. This was the best value of any of them. I would definitely stay here again. Other people have complained about the noise, but I didn't really notice it. My... More

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DesreeRamirez, Manager at Bristlecone Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review.. I appreciate your feedback and always look forward seeing the reviews.. More

Montara, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here because so many people gave this motel great reviews. What a mistake! What was everyone thinking? Let me start with the fact that the room was clean, a fact I appreciated for hours since I could not sleep. The traffic is zipping by 10 feet from one side of the room and I heard EVERYthing from the... More

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DesreeRamirez, Manager at Bristlecone Motel, responded to this review

I do apologize that you didn't enjoy your stay here. We strive to make this the best possible place to stay. We are located on a main road so there is traffic, it usually dies down in the evening Rooms closer to the road can hear it more than others. We do take that into consideration and will move a... More

Melbourne
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we realised our room was on the end beside the road we asked the unfriendly receptionist to move no luck. However she did call us once we had gone to bed with a move offer. Wish we had taken it as at 2.00am a loud grating noise started in the bathroom. We could do nothing to stop it!! Finally... More

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DesreeRamirez, Manager at Bristlecone Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I do apologize that your stay was less than satisfactory. We do try to move a guest if the traffic bothers them. On full nights that a little harder. I am also sorry that the front desk help was less than friendly. We are a very friendly place to stay... More

reno
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night based on the many favorable reviews. Our room was everything you would hope for: clean, quiet,and comfortable. The entire hotel is non-smoking. Rates are very reasonable. Nothing fancy but it met our needs well enough.

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DesreeRamirez, Manager at Bristlecone Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I look forward to the feedback. Thank you again More

Jackson, NH
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in Ely while traveling west on US50, I have stayed at other places in Ely in the distant past, and we decided to check Trip Advisor, and the Bristlecone was rated highly. All I can say is we agree totally, the Bristlecone Motel was very clean, huge flatscreen TV, good wifi signal. The rooms were HUGE (we were... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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87 reviews 87 reviews
36 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here based on good reviews. And after staying here my opinion matches theirs. Sometimes older family run motels a pretty bad with a bad smell, etc. Not so here at Bristlecone Motel. Though the sign looks quite old, the motel has been well maintained and has rooms better than some chain hotels. Desk staff were friendly and efficient and... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When I was a young girl, my father took my family to Ely to see the Lehman Caves, which is an underground cave. It was so great that I wanted to take my family back to the same area. First I took my husband to see if he thought the family would like the trip because Ely is in the... More

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DesreeRamirez, Manager at Bristlecone Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time and writing a review. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We work very hard and strive to be the best that we can for all our guests. Thank you again More

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Address: 700 Avenue I, Ely, NV 89301
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Location: United States > Nevada > Ely
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