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Prospector Hotel and Casino

#2 of 15 Hotels in Ely
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1501 East Aultman, Ely, NV 89301
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice room. Very clean. The staff went the extra mile,and brought us a roll away. Very friendly, helpful staff. Will definitely stay here again! There is a nice cafe in this hotel, with homestyle cooking. Very tasty, and very friendly wait staff.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After miles of US 50 (America's loneliest highway) this is like an oasis of fun and comfort! Staff were country-style friendly, and efficient. The lobby is ... interesting, and just off the registration desk is a small casino with some truckers, retirees, and locals. A small but nice bar is off one side of the casino, and off the other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Prospector is an interesting, unique property and, as far as lodging in Ely, Nevada is concerned, is a pretty great spot. Okay, it's a little bit crazy - there are old wagons and statues of elk and bighorn sheep all along the road in front of the property, a statue of a cow next to the porte cochere and... More 

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Elizabeth W, Front Office Manager at Prospector Hotel and Casino, responded to this review

The management and staff of the Prospector Hotel & Gambling Hall would like to thank you for the great review. We cannot find any fault with your review, including the Willie Nelson reference. In Fact, this review exemplifies the business model that we bring to our guests; it's not just a night's stay, but a night's experience. We pride ourselves... More 

Hilden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading the other trip advisor reviews we decided to book the lower priced Prospector hotel. It more than lived up to the reviews. The room was better than all of the rooms we have booked in the last 2 weeks. It was 5 star class for a 2 star price. I am tempted to go back to Ely just... More 

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Lincoln, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked in on recent trip to Colorado from California. Lobby was smoky and adjacent casinoo was worse, and had to walk through smoky casino to get to restaurant. To make things worse, I just received a $5 charge a week later on my Visa for a lost plastic room key which maybe cost them 1 cent. I called and... More 

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Elizabeth W, Front Office Manager at Prospector Hotel and Casino, responded to this review

Before addressing this customers concerns, the Prospector Staff would like to extend a big "thank you" to our customers who took the time to write the many wonderful reviews in the past. The Prospector Hotel & Gambling Hall treats all constructive criticism as an important way to continue improving our services. With that said, this negative review is rather perplexing... More 

Nampa, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay in Ely when we go to Las Vegas. I have stayed at The Prospector before and always have had a good time. They are always updating and making their Hotel better. The rooms are very clean and have themes of the area. Sometime I would like to spend some time in Ely and just get to know the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren’t quite sure what to expect from this hotel but we were amazed how big the room was an how modern all the fixtures and fittings were. We never expected anything so plush for such a reasonable price. At first we were a bit worried our room might be noisy because we were very close to the casino but... More 

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California Hot Springs, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little funky place in the middle of nowhere. We are staying at the full hook-up RV Park adjacent to the Hotel for only $22.20 per night. Nothing special, but very comfortable and I am told they almost always have space available. A night at the RV Park (and the hotel, too, I assume) comes with two free Margarita's in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I read the reviews and thought it couldn't possibly be an acceptable hotel in Ely! I was wrong! We had to stay in a pet friendly room because it was the only room left. Not only was it fine, it was super cute. I wish I had my pooch to use the dog bed and utilize the treats! Everything was... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very nice place. The room was spacious and clean, with nice amenities, like a big screen TV, casino on site and a Mexican Restaurant made this a great stopping point on a road trip. The shower was one of those waterfall ones, that supplied plenty of water, at a good temp. The only downside was the length... More 

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