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Bristlecone Motel

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Fair Oaks, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time we stopped here on the way to Great Basin National Park. The staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are comfortable and very clean. Bath towels are luxurious, large, thick and soft. The location is convenient and there is ample parking. Coffee and continental breakfast are available in the office at 7 AM. It's a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean room, good bed and great staff who were very informative about places to dine. Stayed at Bristlecone Motel during our drive between Tahoe and Park City while taking a curiosity drive on the 'Loneliest Road In America'. Ely was a great midway stopping point.

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Thank Mark A
Montrose, United States
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are about to embark on a trip from Colorado to the Rubicon Trail and this will be our third time to stay at the Bristlecone. The staff has always been helpful and fun. They make sure we get the rooms we need for our group. This year we will have six trucks and trailers hauling our Jeeps. There is... More 

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Thank Perry R
Tucson
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was large, attractive, clean and comfortable. Our room was near the soda machine and we know it was used but didn't hear a thing. had both a frig and coffee maker. Registration was friendly and happy that I had booked through Trip Advisor...great rate. We will definitly stay here again when we visit the Great Basin National Park.

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Thank Fran T
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought the Bristlecone was by far the best option in Ely. Reasonable prices, very clean and large rooms, comfortable beds, and convenient location. What more do you want for a quick overnight on a long road trip? And the Mexican restaurant next door was good too!

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Thank Lisa B
Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed a first floor room due to injury. After reading Trip Advisor reviews about lower floor requests not being honored, I put a specific PLEA in our booking.com reservation. We checked in early in the afternoon, but after about a dozen bikers. The bikers got the last of the first floor rooms. The young lady who checked us in... More 

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DesireeRamirez, Manager at Bristlecone Motel, responded to this review

Hi there. First I would like to thank you for taking the time and writing a review. Its unfortunate that your stay with us was not satisfactory. With today's technology everything is at our fingertips, Booking online is fast and easy. Unfortunately it takes away the the one on one communication, and that is very important when you have a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good average motel. The price was right. The location was just fine. The office staff was kind. The motel room was nothing special, just a place to rest and sleep. Good room for the price! Only two levels.

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North East
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We had a ground floor room that was large and comfortable though the air conditioning unit was a bit noisy. The grounds were well cared for. Nice basic motel. Simple continental breakfast included with the best oranges I've had for a long time. Pleasant surprise.

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San Diego, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We stayed for a week during a convention. The spacious room included 2 comfortable queen beds, table and chairs, a rocking recliner, small refrig, storage drawers, plenty of space to spread out. The staff provided fresh fruit and bakery pastries each morning, yum!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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32 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I was planning to be in Ely for an entire week. I booked a reservation using the hotel's website. The hotel has a ground floor and one upstairs floor. Some of the upstairs rooms have two entrance doors. (One of the doors allows the occupants to walk up to their room from the parking lot.) This is rather unusual feature... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming, home away from home atmosphere. The only motel in Ely with patio seating. We pride ourselves on cleanliness and courteous service to our customers. Great beds and linens. The motel is within walking distance of three restaurants. Free wi-fi and pets ok. In-room coffee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bristlecone Motel

Address: 700 Avenue I, Ely, NV 89301-2623
Location: United States > Nevada > Ely
Price Range: $82 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 31
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