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Adventure Inn

#3 of 8 Hotels in Ely
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1145 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731
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Longmont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The owners very friendly, gave us advice on where to eat, and went out of their way to allow us to check in a little early. We had a larger room on an end so it was quiet with plenty of space for 4. The room was clean and comfortable and seemed to have been recently updated. The hotel is... More 

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Helena, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We were only in Ely for one night, but would love to have stayed longer. The room was very clean, large and comfortable. It felt like home--cotton sheets and towels, no chemical cleaners or scented soaps, a very comfortable bed. It is on the main highway through town, so it was a little noisy first thing in the morning, but... More 

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Nokomis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

A great place to hunker down the night before putting in on your canoe trip and to return to civilization when you are done. Rooms are basic but the beds and pillows are comfortable, they are clean, the wi-fi works, and the front desk is very helpful and friendly.

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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We spent several nights at the Adventure Inn this Sept. The hosts were welcoming and helpful. We appreciated the emphasis on recycling and conservation. Being on the main street makes access to restaurants a nice jaunt away but also means that there is traffic noise. We liked sitting in the chairs outside our room to admire the garden around the... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We booked this hotel along with some friends. We'd never been to Ely and went largely on price and availability, along with TripAdvisor reviews. Overall, the hotel was clean and well-kept. There are gorgeous flowers on the property, and it has a really nice porch area that includes lots of nice outdoor seating. The AC was remarkably efficient, and the... More 

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Faribault, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We stayed in a upstairs room with 4 queen beds, only needed two but we took what was left for the dates of our stay. We needed a place that was pet friendly so we could bring our other family member (our dog). Room was large and clean. Building can be somewhat noisy in the evening's from the other guests... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

OK, maybe no but, but....We are here now, It's been a really long drive to get here, 8.5 hours, looking forward to getting some rest, I REALLY HOPE!? Check in was nice and easy, Mark was nice and efficient, helpful. Room was large, two queens, bathroom is big spacious, easy to bring your bags in and finish packing and reorganizing.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

I remember staying in probably the worst motel ever in 1995. It just so happens it was the previous establishment that the Adventure Inn now resides. The Adventure Inn is now a quant little complex of about a dozen rooms that were (re)built within the past couple of years. The interior and exterior keep with the rustic wooden style known... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I have wanted to visit Ely since I saw the BBC documentary 'The Bear Family and Me'. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay in the Adventure Inn. On arrival, I received a very warm welcome from the staff who could not have been more helpful. The staff did everything possible to make my stay there feel like a home from home.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at the Adventure Inn. The room was very clean with a comfortable bed. The staff are all very kind and go out of their way to recommend local attractions. It was nice they served fresh coffee every morning. Would definitely recommend to friends and family!

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