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Main Motel

1101 Aultman 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stayed here on our trip to California. Room was clean but small. Started the air conditioner and it ran but no cool air coming out. Talked to front desk and by that time maintenance was gone and no extra rooms. Ended up opening door at 1 a.m. to cool the room down to tolerable. Parking lot is extra small.

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Layton, Utah
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We stayed in the same room as the other reviewer that had a poor experience: mouse trap, cracked window, torn and stained carpet, and water damage on the wall. The pictures don't do justice of how old and stained the carpet is. None of us would walk barefoot on it. The room was stuffy and smelly. We asked for a... More 

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We needed a hotel for a quick stopover on a drive to Phoenix. This hotel was rated 2 stars, and the price was right. The room was clean, the bed was comfortable. I usually rate hotels by the quality and size of the towels. For the towels, I'd give 3 stars. The rooms are a bit worn looking, but who... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

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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canmore
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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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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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Sedona, Arizona, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Clean. Doesn't smell bad. Across the street from fun diner. Just a place to spend the night when you have had a long drive day. No amenities. Bring shampoo etc. Be sure to call for directions as your GPS information is inaccurate.

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Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

OK, first off there isn't much in Ely, NV. We're only there as a driving-on-thru. For 2x as much money you could stay at an overpriced Best Western down the street that is, quite frankly, as unattractive looking as this place. This isn't a chain, and the family who runs it seem quite argumentative (toward each other - not the... More 

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