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Bristlecone Motel

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#3 of 15 Hotels in Ely
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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed my stay. Room service was excellent. Side of hotel is on Highway 93 but still the rooms were quite. They were very accommodating with the fact that I would not be arriving till around midnight.

Thank Ronald M
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vintage property, but ni ely updated and comfortable room. However, the heating / cooling systems were independent of, and fought with each other. It was difficult to get a comfortable sleeping temperature. Our ground-floor room windows could not be opened to let in fresh air. Breakfast was limited and there was not a place to eat, so food needed to...

Thank Bonnie H
Tri-Cities, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was clean and comfortable. Towels were plush and soft. We traveled about an hour in a snow storm and were so grateful for the comfy, cozy room.. a nice respite! Adequate off-street parking. Pleasant staff.

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San Tan Valley, Arizona
Reviewed April 18, 2017

On our way back to Canada from Arizona, we often plan to have our first overnight stay in Ely. We had stayed at the Ramada and La Quinta in the past, until we discovered the Bristlecone a couple of years ago. This motel could be considered a 4 star property without the high price. . I have found the staff...

1Thank carolegab
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here based on Trip Advisor reviews. Room was very clean and comfortable. Towels were amazingly soft. We were also pleasantly surprised and how quiet the room was. Just coffee, fruit and donuts for breakfast but that was okay. Staff were very nice and helpful. Would stay here if we ever travel to Ely again.

Thank John Y
Bend, Oregon
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Well maintained facility with nice staff. Short walk to a nearby Mexican restaurant. Might be tough to park a big RV. Noticed an an outlet at the base of their highway sign that would be good for winter-time diesel plug-in.

Thank gonepackin
Vancouver Island, BC
Reviewed February 23, 2017

The staff here were warm & friendly, the room was clean and nice, especially for a tiny town like Ely. We needed a pet friendly place and liked the other reviews, but since everything was covered in snow, we did not have much chance to check the grassy areas. There was no microwave, but there was a small frig. The...

Thank busymumsy
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

A GOOD FIND. TY Travel Advisor Rated #3 with this site. We know horror stories about stays in Ely. Quiet, Two comfortable beds w usable pillows(IE fluffy and SM/med). RM 134 was clean and pleasant. Lots of hot water..Shower head adjust volume. Table w 2 chairs plus a comfy chair in spacious room. Refrig/Frzr. Good hot coffee in office. SM...

1Thank Pete K
Boise, Idaho, USA
Reviewed January 15, 2017

We stayed at the Bristlecone 2 separate nights on our way to/from Great Basin National Park. Our rooms were clean and quiet on both visits. The breakfast is limited, but they don’t promise much either so it wasn’t a surprise. We will choose the Bristlecone on our next visit to Ely.

1Thank Golf_Scuba_Eat
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Our stay at the Bristlecone was a very pleasant experience after having stayed in many corporate /chain owned motels. The exterior is welcoming and clean. Our desk clerk was friendly and efficient. Our room was up to date, modern, whatever you want to call it. Everything in Ely is old so imagine our surprise! The two queen beds were comfortable...

1Thank Jackie J
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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
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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: $83 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bristlecone Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“The room we had was on the upper floor as the ground level was sold out. It was nice and quiet.”
carolegab, Apr 18, 2017 | Read review
“Ask what is available. The staff is really helpful.”
jackiej869, Nov 18, 2016 | Read review
“clean and pet friendly”
pawprintpals, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Make Sure to request a Ground Floor room as there is no elevator at all.”
bstone236928mi, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs seems quieter.”
NicholasW838, Oct 15, 2016 | Read review
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