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    Motel Ely Budget Host

    1047 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731
    (218) 325-8137
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    • Excellent64%
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    Reviewed October 30, 2017

    We just needed a place to stay overnight in Ely while our dog had surgery and had to spend the night at the (excellent!) Ely Vet Clinic. We got a room at the Motel Ely, and were very pleased. It is reasonably priced, and the...More

    Thank ReindeerMoonFarm
    Response from MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget HostResponded November 27, 2017

    Dear ReindeerMoonFarm, Great news that your dog came through her surgery just fine, and yes we do have the best vets ever! We're also very happy you enjoyed your stay with us, and thank you for the nice review. We enjoyed visiting with you and...More

    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed September 7, 2017

    Pleasantly surprised by the size of the room; two queen beds and plenty of room to move about. Loved having an additional sink outside of the bathroom. Probably late 50's or early 60's style rooms, but super clean and everything worked. Especially loved the motel...More

    1  Thank Barb S
    Response from MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget HostResponded October 4, 2017

    Hi Barb, Thank you for your wonderful review and for staying with us! Glad to hear you enjoyed your room and found it super clean. Hope to see you again! Rog and Deb

    Reviewed October 5, 2017

    We stayed there Saturday and Sunday nights in mid-September. This is a "vintage" motel. There is a real key for the door. The owners are friendly and very helpful. The rooms are small but very clean. We used the refrigerator in the room for water...More

    Thank Hoosie254
    Response from MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget HostResponded October 7, 2017

    Thanks Hoosie254 for staying with us and for your nice review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay, we enjoyed having you! We'll share your comment about the "very clean" room with our housekeepers. They always appreciate the feedback. Hope you were successful on finding a...More

    Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

    Don't plan on fitting a pickup in the dinky lot. Also has no parking curbs so a vehicle could easily back too far and block your room door. Neighbor upset about having to park on side street. Not sure how they allow vehicles with canoes...More

    1  Thank David D
    Response from MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget HostResponded October 4, 2017

    Good Morning David, thank you for giving a review. Our lot is the size it is and most places IN town end up with some people parking on the street when they're full. We do have many people who fit in the lot with canoes...More

    Reviewed August 22, 2017

    Located right in town. Very very clean and quiet! So glad we found it for I, m sure we will be returning frequently. The owners are charming and answered any questions we had. Loved it!!! The areas resturants gave us a variety of menu types....More

    Thank krischerne
    Response from MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget HostResponded October 4, 2017

    Hi Kris, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and for staying with us! Glad you found your room clean and quiet, and look forward to your return. :) Rog and Deb

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    • Breakfast included
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • $76 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    "The parking lot is small, but the owner moved his truck so we could park ours more easily."
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    "Ask for a room furthest from the street. Traffic wasn't that bad when we were there but we could see it..."
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    "The one bed rooms are small but perfect for one or two people. The two bed rooms were roomy and perfect for..."
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    "Probably all the same. Parking may be iffy as a small parking lot. For larger vehicles, I would park on the..."
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