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Motel Ely Budget Host

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my 2 boys. We arrived almost midnight but the front desk still greeted us warmly! Very clean room! Right off the Main road in Ely! We had the tripple room, very nice, we each got a bed!

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Thank Cheryl K
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The town of Ely lost all power due to storm on our first day. The hotel was so helpful directing us to the nearest town for gas and coffee!! Very clean and spacious and comfortable. Would absolutely stay there again.

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Thank Beth43187
Mobile, Alabama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and I stayed here the night before our canoe trip. Motel Ely is nothing new and fancy, but it is very clean and organized. Then again, nothing is new and fancy in Ely. Ely is a quaint little town and Motel Ely fits the part. The owners are friendly and live on site. Don't hesitate to book your... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never been to Ely and so had no reference for places to stay. Upon arrival we were greeted warmly by the owner Deb. While we were getting checked in she was telling us about places to eat, the farmer's market and the live music that would be all over town that evening. We had made a reservation for... More 

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Thank Crisanibel
MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Crisanibel, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to writing such a nice review. Ely is a great destination for motorcycle rides and we always love having riders stay with us! Hope to see you again, Rog and Deb More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not many choices in Ely, so wasn't sure what to expect. But this place was a pleasant surprise. Clean, spacious, comfortable. Not your chain feel, but you're in Ely, so forget the stuffy chains and enjoy small town! I'd stay there again. Right in the middle of town, so able to walk where e ER we wanted.

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Thank Chris_in_AL
MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to give us a review, and a nice one at that! Glad you enjoyed the small town feel. We often get comments from guests that our place reminded them of traveling when they were kids :) Hope to see you again! Rog & Deb More 

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed prior to trip to BWCA and after. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Rooms were very comfortable and clean. Very pleased, will stay again. Parking lot is small and tight. Holiday gas station directly across street, easy walking to area stores and restaurants.

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Thank tlwhipps
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The owners and staff at Motel Ely go above and beyond to ensure you have a comfortable stay. The rooms are very neat and clean and provide a great place to rest up before a big canoe trip or just exploring Ely. If your coming up to the Northwoods for a few days, Motel Ely is highly recommended for your... More 

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Thank you Steve for staying with us and for taking the time to write your nice review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope to see you back again! Rog and Deb More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

After a fall from my motorcycle and a visit to the ER in Ely, MN my wife and I were fortunate to find the Budget Host eith s room for the evening. We had not planned a stay in Ely as we had intended to return to Lutsen on our motorcycle ride that day. Little did we know that we... More 

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Thank notsgnivil
MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

We're glad that you stayed with us but hopefully next time your plans will include staying in Ely! You never know what life will throw at you and we were glad we were able to help you out and make the experience a little less painful :) We enjoyed meeting you, thank you for your review, and safe travels! More 

Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

clean rooms and nice folks running the place. 3 of us stayed in the 3 bed unit after a long drive from Tulsa,OK before we went out on a 7 night Quetico canoe Trip. We stayed in a similar room upon our return from the paddling. very comfortable. Did I say nice people. highly recommended.

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Thank birdcreek34
MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Thanks birdcreek34 for staying and the nice review :) Hope to see you again! Rog and Deb More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Wife and sister both said cleanest bathrooms they've ever experienced in a hotel! Really enjoyed getting to know Ely, as a possible location in which to purchase lake property. Downtown is pretty cool, with lots to do.

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Thank Xogster
MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Thanks Xogster! I will pass the compliment on to our housekeepers, they for sure are keepers! Glad you enjoyed your stay in Ely and hope to see you again soon. Good luck on the lake property search, we do have a few lakes to pick from here... Rog and Deb More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
GreenLeadersGold level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AAA rated. Free WIFI accessible from all rooms. Impeccably clean comfortable rooms. Fridge, micro, in room coffee, and phones in all rooms. Walking distance to downtown. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Ely Budget Host

Address: 1047 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1744
Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range: $103 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Motel Ely Budget Host 1*
Number of rooms: 17
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