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Main Motel

1101 Aultman Street, Ely, NV 89301
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Ranked #10 of 15 Hotels in Ely
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I like to start my reviews with something positive, so I will say that the mirror made me look 10 lbs thinner! Also, the mini fridge was very clean and the beds were pretty comfortable and the breakfast was okay. Now, for the reality. The carpet was dirty, stained and torn. I didn’t even want to walk on it with... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Just remember that this is an older motel. It is well maintained and the staff treated us very well. Continental Breakfast is included and is perfectly acceptable for what it is. Bagels, toast, cereal, coffee, tea - more than enough for us. Bath room is small but functional with good water pressure. The heater worked fine with our own thermostat... More 

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40 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is the best of the bunch, we did check a lot of them in the area and we went for this one, it' s very clean, the room is very small but you are not in Ely to stay in your room , the wi-fi was so so, the breakfast was good but the best was the rate and... More 

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Stateline, Nevada, United States
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17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

After trying to find a place in Ely and all others being sold out or having only one bed we found the Main Motel. It is a bit old, the walls could use some paint but I am not staying at the hotel for the "walls". The staff was awesome, the beds were comfortable, the room was clean, the water... More 

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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

The room was decent, but not as nice as we expected from pictures and previous reviews. First off, no wifi. The use DSL wired into the room. The outside looks like a dump and the person checking us in was scary. While lower priced than sum in the same market, I wouldn't say the price fit the experience.

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I was unable to pull safely into the parking lot due to people sitting in the spots with unsupervised animals and kids. The clerks were unconcerned with the situation and did not attempt to correct the problem. The customer service was nonexistent and the quality of the motel was unsatisfactory. Awful stay!

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Missoula, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Friendly staff - the owners loved our dog. Convenient location. Breakfast was free, but poor quality. No fruit and a moldy bagel. The room was fine and clean but nothing special. I would not stay here again, but if I had to, it wouldn't be tge end of the world.

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