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Adventure Inn

#4 of 8 Hotels in Ely
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1145 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731
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Bremerton, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Adventure Inn is a warm, clean, comfortable place to stay. We were there 2 nights and wanted to stay longer but they were booked, which I now see why... great place to stay. The owners Mark and Sue care about their guests and are friendly and welcoming. Thank you, we will be back!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Our room was very up-to-date and well kept. Enjoyed morning coffee on the porch with beautiful flower garden. Highly recommend this family run business! Also appreciated our host's commitment to sustainability including their large rain barrel. We'll definitely stay here on our next visit to Ely.

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Branson, Missouri
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92 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have always stayed elsewhere before outbound into the BWCA. We like this place a lot. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Coffee is ready at 6:30 AM and comes with some good bakery items. Sue was a delight to work with as we had several rooms for our group. She made us as welcome as if we were in her... More 

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

Thank you Jim for your kind words. It is hard to be all things for all people as far as location. We are 8 blocks east of the downtown area and 11 blocks from the outfitter you use. Unfortunately, there are few if any options to stay closer to downtown Ely. Your group was delightful and easy to care for.... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great one night stay before a BWCA trip. The room was very clean and comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful. And of course Ely as a whole has all the end-of-the-road charm and appeal one could hope for. Will come back and recommend.

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

Thank you for your kind words. We enjoyed having you as our guests and appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Everyone at the Adventure Inn tries hard to add to your experience in Ely. We love our little gem of a town at the end of the road. Do return to Ely again. Sue and Mark and... More 

Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay here frequently for business. This unassuming place is beautifully kept, clean, and the beds and bedding are what I have slept on in a five star hotel. Great location near restaurants and attractions, and of course, the owners are lovely people. Well done!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 2 bedroom unit for a recent 4 night stay in Ely. This is our second time staying here. The staff is very friendly and courteous. We appreciate the kitchen and other amenities the room has to offer. Our kids have enjoyed having the extra space to relax. The location is very good. We have been able to... More 

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

Thank you for your review and that you enjoyed our kitchen suites. This year we added brand new futon couches to add to your comfort. I am glad the kids enjoyed the extra space. The 2 bedroom kitchen suites are popular with families who are traveling with children. Thank you again and happy you want to return. Sue and Mark More 

Indiana
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44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here when we went to pickup our grandson at Camp Voyageur. This was my second time to stay. The room was good size and the beds were very comfortable. I would recommend the Adventure Inn to anyone who needs a place to stay in Ely, MN. The place has beautiful hanging baskets!! Given the location, I suggest getting... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Adventure Inn before and after my kids and I journeyed into the BWCA. Don't expect luxury but you will find it clean and comfortable. The staff was nice and helpful. Let's face it, after camping in the rain it was a huge upgrade and I didn't need to pay for the Ritz. Very close to downtown restaurants and... More 

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McHenry, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well thought out place. Nice comfortable and well decorated rooms. Gives the woodsy atmosphere. Plenty of flowers and recycle bins. A bit tight on parking and they charge for ice. Free coffee and rolls in the morning tho.

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

Thank you for your review and thank you for staying with us. I would like to mention however, we only charge for ice if you are buying bags of ice. We do not charge for ice to use in your rooms. So I do apologise for that confusion. More 

Welch, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We loved staying at Adventure Inn the night before our BWCA trip. The owners were friendly and happily welcomed our big dog. We stayed in Room 10 on the first floor, which was a handicapped room so it had a big bathroom. The beds were nice and soft and we slept soundly. For dinner, we asked for a recommendation for... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words. I am so happy that your stay was a good one in all respects. Your dog was very well behaved and an object of great conversation. We are very pet friendly and enjoy meeting great dogs as well. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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
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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