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Adventure Inn

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently visited Ely and stayed at the Adventure Inn. It was a perfect base camp for our daily paddles in the BWCA. The room was large, clean and very comfortable. The staff was very friendly and extremely helpful. One in fact was a past trip guide in the BWCA and spend nearly half an hour helping us decide on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You have options here--cabin like and a walk across the parking lot, or in the hotel. Either way, a breakfast of pastries and coffee are in the lobby. Not a fancy place, but just what we were looking for. Great staff, location, and clean. Visited the Bear Center, International Wolf Center, and walked around the quaint downtown. Got some early... More 

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Pearl City, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here the end of September with my wife and two small dogs. The primary reason I chose Adventure Inn was because of the incredibly positive reviews. It's located on the main street of downtown Ely within walking distance to restaurants and grocery stores. The owners/managers were incredibly gracious, helpful, and friendly. The lobby was smaller than most and the... More 

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Susan E, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review and for your kind words. We try hard to provide comfortable accommodations for our visitors to our little town at the end of the road. We will never be able to compete with those world class hotels in large cities, but will do our best to make your visit to Ely... More 

Munster, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I researched all of the places to stay in Ely and decided to give the Adventure a try. The rooms were clean and nice size. Coffee in the morning was a hit with my group and the staff was really nice. I would stay at this place again on my next trip to Ely.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to stay. Clean. Quiet. Good service. Large rooms. Lots of flowers planted outside. Very cute Great location. Close to downtown. Average price. Family owned. Nice people. Coffee and turnovers for breakfast.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tired of chain hotels we thought we'd give a privately owned motel a try. Owners were very friendly and price was reasonable. Located on the main drag in Ely so everything is easy to get to. We stayed in a second story room in the main part of the building which were definitely a "motel-type feel". There were rooms that... More 

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Monument, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed in some dives in Ely, but this places was a treat to not be 'roughing it' BEFORE the camping trip! It had GREAT sheets that made you second guess the sleeping bag coming up. Free breakfast before heading out and COFFEE at 6 am was nice!

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Thank DJMoCO
Minocqua, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

The Aventure Inn is a green motel which was appealing to us. We had a room on the second floor with a comfortable king bed that had amazing pillows. So amazing, that I ordered two when we got home! The owners must get asked about those pillows often, as they gave me the information I needed to order, printed and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Great suite with attentive friendly staff. Plenty of parking. Dogs are welcome! Eco- friendly management mindset is a plus with strong wifi internet. Great coffee in the morning with tasty pastries. Only criticism is the 1 ply toilet paper.

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Thank Muqtada_Burzynski
Susan E, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and noticing the sheets we use. We want you to sleep on the same sheets we use at home as it is all about the sleep comfort. We noticed your note about the toilet paper. We buy the toilet paper in part is because it made out of recycled paper. We sacrifice a bit... More 

Pittsboro, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We have been to Ely, MN on four (4) different occasions, in the past and we stay at the Adventure Inn, every time, unless they have no vacancies. For three of our four stays at Adventure Inn, we have been in the new Solar Building. All of the accommodations at Adventure Inn, are A+. The owners of Adventure Inn, Mark... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adventure Inn is an earth-friendly, sustainable motel that is dedicated to reducing their energy foot print while providing comfort to their guests. A family run motel. We now have a brand new energy efficient solar thermal building with earthy comfort in mind. Quiet, comfortable with platform beds, hand made furniture,down blankets and pillows. We also have 2 brand new jacuzzi suites. The old economy building no longer exists and we are in the process of rennovating the 10 yr old back building. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Adventure Inn

Address: 1145 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1746
Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range: $70 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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