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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For the price, this motel cannot be beat! For less than $90, we had a large, pet friendly room (including pet fee and tax!). This is not a 5 star hotel, but it was quite large, 2 comfortable queen beds, a comfy chair, a nice sized table with 2 chairs, frig, coffee maker, free wifi, and HBO! Very clean and... More

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San Francisco, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed here several times over the past 20 years. I have to say that although it was OK, I was disappointed in my last stay for a couple of specific reasons. I reported both to the front desk at the time. When I opened the refrigerator in the room, it was obvious that it hadn't been on in quite... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a road trip through the Southwest and our first stop was in Ely, NV. The Bristlecone Motel was a great place to stay. The staff was friendly and the registration process went quickly. Our room was spacious, clean and had two queen beds that were very comfortable. My only criticism is that there wasn't a microwave in... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ugh... Had to wear my flip-flops nonstop bc the carpet was disgusting. Other than that...the location was okay and easy to find. We were traveling "the loneliest highway" and had planned on camping, but it rained. Any port in a storm I guess... They gave us a good restaurant recommendation, La Fiesta. Great margs! But..I'd skip this hotel...

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DesreeRamirez, Manager at Bristlecone Motel, responded to this review

I apologize that your stay was less than satisfactory. I assure you that we will fix this problem. We are currently updating carpets in multiple rooms. I do apologize again.. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, that way I can see our pros and cons and work on any issue brought to my attention.. More

Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read the reviews ... some good ... some bad but decided to give the place a shot. Arrived fairly late after "doing" Highway 50 on the motorcycles. Walked up to the desk and was greeted with "Yes" as we had just gotten off the bikes my hearing wasn't the best so i responded with "what" and again the "YES" I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were quite pleased with our stay at the Bristlecone. It was convenient coming into Ely from Utah via #50 and situated perpendicular to the road so it was quiet. The room was large, very clean, with a frig. Even upstairs has an enclosed stairs and a little balcony. The people were very friendly and accommodating. Beds were comfy, but... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not expect the Bristlecone to be as nice as it is considering how reasonably priced it is! The grounds are nicely landscaped with green grass and potted flowers and the room was larger than most and very nicely decorated. Very good beds, nice fluffy colored towels and nice bedding!! We would definitely stay here again if we are... More

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Los Angeles, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
33 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I laughed when I saw the size of the room. It was huge & had 2 sinks in the bath area with one of them being kid sized & both were red. I think it once had a kitchen & dining area & there was lots of extra space with the table moved out. Despite being old fashioned looking it... More

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Tavares, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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93 reviews 93 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

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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Address: 700 Avenue I, Ely, NV 89301
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Location: United States > Nevada > Ely
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Number of rooms: 31
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