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Bristlecone Motel

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700 Avenue I, Ely, NV 89301
Bristlecone Motel
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Ranked #3 of 15 Hotels in Ely
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Longview, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dont let the look of a 70's motel throw you off. The place is well maintained and updated. The owners obviously care and it shows. Our room had new carpet, ceilings, paint and two easy chairs!! Very neat and clean. If we wanted to be pickey, here is what I would nitpick. ~The shower head needed updating. ~The cord on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Little motel in casinos state. Typical motel room, needing some renoval (broken tiles in bathroom and some "black spots" on the wall along the tub). No breakfast, but complimentary coffee at the reception in the morning. In spite of other reviews, we did not hear any noise from close casinos.

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Beaverton, Oregon, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having driven the Loneliest Highway in America (Hwy 50) for many miles in the heat, my friend and I came into Ely looking for a place to stay for the night. I wanted to stay in one of those brand name chain motels but my friend thought they were too expensive, so we drove some more down the main drag... More 

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Ely, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I looked for dog-friendly hotels in Ely and found six. Two were casinos, one was a very pricey chain hotel, one was bad, and two were local places. I talked to the very nice lady at the desk at Bristlecone about dogs, asked to see the room, which was very big with two big queens and a table and chairs,... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel is one of the best I have stayed in. The room is very spacious and clean. The first time I have ever seen a quilt on the bed, just looks like home. The grounds are well kept. The price is very reasonable.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Motel very clear, large room ,nice freindly staff, close to supermarket and restaurants, casino just across the street. bathroom clean well maintenance, the best part is not cigarette smell. Equip with Hair dryer, coffee maker and refrigerator. Highly recommended......

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Staying for an over nighter so we could fish Cave Lake and Illipah Resevoir. Check in was quick, parking right in front of room, clean and nice size for a 2 queen room. Meets all our needs and is pet friendly ($10 fee on top of room rate). Pretty quiet also. Would recommend.

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Ely, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Very clean, staff is friendly! Has real carpet not that indoor outdoor stuff. Great location, it is close to many food places such as a Mexican, Italian and a Chinese restaurant. There is also a casino near by. Staff will work to meet your needs and will recommend places to see and things todo.

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

If you are passing through Ely, you will find that there are not many options for spending the night. When we found the Bristlecone Motel online, it seemed the best choice we had, although we thought the rooms looked a bit old-fashioned. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised to find that this was not true. The rooms were very... More 

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Ojai, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

New refurbishing of carpet, paint, ceiling covering, bed covers, TV, maybe even furniture makes these standard motel rooms nice to be in. Comp coffee and tea whenever the office is open. Easy in and out parking area. Nothing exciting but a pleasant overnight. One oddity, and maybe it's because the redecorating isn't quite complete, but there were no luggage racks/stands.... More 

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