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Jailhouse Motel & Casino

211 5th Street, Ely, NV 89301
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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rolled into Ely during the worst snow storm in the past five years. Since I stay in Ely about six times a year, the other motels that I had stayed at in the past were snowed-in with no available parking. So, I tried the Jail House as they had their act together and had already cleared the parking area.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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30 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

My parents and I were going to go there for the experience of eating in a jail cell, but we couldn't even get past the lobby before the heavy, choking smell of cigarette smoke descended upon us and we had to leave before we all coughed to death. Keep that in mind if you are going to stay here!

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Reno, Nevada
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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The room we had was very nice. The bed was comfortable and the room was very quiet. The receptionist was very nice and very helpful. It has been a few years since we had stayed here, but they have kept up the property. I also liked that the casino didn't reek of smoke.

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Riverton, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We stopped here for dinner at the Cell Block Steak House. The atmosphere is fun, and we asked other diners who were seating inside cells h"ow long they were in for?" as we passed by, but non of them thought it was very funny. The service was slow, the waiters acted like this was their first rodeo. When food finally... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Stopped here on our way to Vegas, glad we did,the "cells" were decent, staff was friendly, casino was nice ( even won a little 😉 ) the only negative is the hotels across the street doesn't have an elevator. But they have a little table and chairs outside the room on the balcony. Would stay here again. One of my... More 

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Whittier, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Have stayed in this Casino before on our way to Idaho. The rooms are relatively inexpensive and clean. The front desk however is not the warmest or friendly you will find out there. You can have fun in the Casino if you like. They give you a discount coupon towards there breakfast which is pretty good. There are plenty of... More 

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Warsaw
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We stayed here for one night on the way to Colorado- and I was really surprised by the good quality of the room we received- especially after the check inn experience - everything was superb clean, well maintained and nicely decorated. The only concern is the WiFi in the room- very difficult to use.

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New Plymouth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Check in staff very unfriendly, not welcoming in the least, gave us the impression our custom was neither welcomed or appreciated. Room was spacious, clean and comfortable, it was a downstairs room across the street from the main building and casino, with a nice little outdoor table and chairs. We had a pleasant afternoon there, went out for dinner at... More 

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Thank Janice W
Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Excellent. Very reasonably priced rooms are spacious , carpets a little worn but great place loved the fact each room has a cel number, dinner a the jail house was good, serve by the waitress and gentalman seating people a little slow but all in all decent place

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Meridian, Idaho
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We paid $65 for one night. Got to our room and the toilet won't flush. We notified the desk that the toilet does not work, they bring us a plunger and inform us that they have been having problems with that particular room. They move us to the very next room, that toilet has to be double flushed, there is... More 

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