We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Border Inn

Hotel website
Hwy 6 & 50 (Utah-Nevada Border), PO Box 30, Baker, NV
Book on
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Baker
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
The Border Inn
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

77 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Border Inn is a very acceptable motel given that it is only full service lodging in a radius of over 60 miles. We stayed there over the Columbus Day weekend. The rooms are old, but decent. The WIFI never worked and I could not even get a Verizon cell signal there. The Border Inn restaurant provided good food at... More 

Thank Andrew C
Bolingbrook, Illinois
Level Contributor
142 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

When you’re 80 miles away from the next service area, your choices are limited. With two motels in town, we chose this one. The Border Inn is small, dated, tired but it was clean. The jam on our room was broken. We could barely get in with the key and felt like we were breaking in. When we went to... More 

1 Thank FifiBojangles
Truckee, CA
Level Contributor
61 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

I went between 2 and 3 stars for this little "Bates Motel" looking old, funky place, but the people that work there, and in the restaurant attached, were super friendly, the sheets were clean, and the shower pressure was good. Wi-fi was basically non-existent, but that is the way it is in that part of the world. Also, little, dinky,... More 

1 Thank GoddessofArt
Reno, Nevada
Level Contributor
18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is a hotel in the middle of nowhere, Nevada. It is on the border of Utah and Nevada, and there are not many other accommodations in the area, and I believe this to be the best around. Do not expect a 4-star hotel, but do expect a clean room, good food to eat at the cafe, and very nice... More 

2 Thank jokoreno
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This is our go-to for a get out of the city getaway. We have stayed here for years, when we just want to leave it all behind. Don't expect 4 star accommodations. Expect a strange experience, full of friendly staff, colorful locals (and visitors, as we might be there), and a star filled night. This is not a resort. This... More 

1 Thank halthehell
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Once again, we had a very nice time at this older motel property. You have a refrigerator and microwave in your room. A/C a little noisy but works well. Bed comfortable and room large. TV pulls in quite a few channels. We were able to watch college football on Sat. and NFL games all day Sunday into the night game.... More 

Thank Karen H
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We visited Great Basin NP, planning to stay at the park Lodge (NOT!). There is no lodge. We started checking alternatives - Baker, NV is tiny. The Silver Jack is a small, 6-cabin place that looked attractive - booked up! We couldn't find the Whispering Elm Motel (more in another review). The Park staff recommended the Border for "getting your... More 

Thank JIM B
Springfield, Missouri
Level Contributor
246 reviews
219 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Located roughly an hour from Ely to the west, an hour & a half from Delta to the east with a whole lot of nothing in between. Gas station, C-store/cafe next door staffed with hard working but smiling faces. A few slot machines if you're so inclined...but better yet, take the drive into Baker and check out the quaint little... More 

1 Thank LINDA H
Henderson, Nevada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We had planned to stay in Ely during our visit to Great Basin NP but the travel time back and forth would cut into time at the park. We took a chance on staying at Border Inn and what a nice surprise. While the room was very basic, it was functional, clean and had a small frig. Very convenient having... More 

Thank maryann925
Level Contributor
89 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We stopped here to just get a soft drink and a snack, ended up having a sandwich at the bar. Good food, nice friendly owners , plus they have slot machines. We love out of the way places and this definitely fits the bill. Stop by, if you are going that way.

Thank AnnCBowen
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

27 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (24)
Hotel & grounds (8)
Other (16)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (3)
Room/suite (2)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question