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Bristlecone Motel

#3 of 15 Hotels in Ely
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Brookings, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Utah Hwy 21, and Nevada Hwy 50, road weary, and coming into town on a Saturday evening without a motel reservation can be iffy. But, my Nevada luck was still with me, ( I hit two jackpots crossing the state a week ago) as I pulled into The Bristlecone Motel. They had a room available, and could even fulfil my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed here 3 times when passing through Ely. We are not into the casino scene and appreciate this simple, clean, and comfortable motel. It is older, but very clean and quiet. Staff is friendly and efficient.

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Hermiston,Or
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay here about one a year. The folks that run it is very nice. They will help you anyway they can. The Rooms are nice and big. This place is one of the cleanest we have ever stayed in. It is also very quite, You never hear anything. They have a wash and dryer you can use. I would... More 

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Bel Aire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose the Bristlecone Motel based on other Trip Advisor ratings and was not disappointed. The room with 2 queen-sized beds, microwave, and fridge was very clean and comfortable and surprisingly quiet as we were on the main floor near Hwy. 50. We had a nice dinner across the street, so that was convenient as well. I would stay here... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked our room at the Bristlecone Motel, hoping it was as good as the reviews said it is. Called ahead to ensure that we would have a ground floor room as my wife has recently had two complete knee replacements and we had a full car of luggage. The person we talked too assured my wife that it was not... More 

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DesireeRamirez, General Manager at Bristlecone Motel, responded to this review

Greetings Kmagnord – Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us and we always want guest expectations to be met upon arrival. It is unfortunate that yours was not. Our property is two floors and there are different areas with multiple... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one quick night in Ely, NV on our way from Tahoe to Moab. The Bristlecone motel was a delight after a 6 hour car ride! The woman who checked us in was sweet and grateful that we were there since we were the last reservation she had that night. Our room was large and welcoming and super clean... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Located on a busy four-lane highway in Ely, the Bristlecone is not much to look at from the outside, but the room is very nice and very clean. Comfortable beds, new-looking carpet. The hotel has just what the weary traveler needs—fridge, coffee pot, good bed, blackout curtains, good reading lamps. We found it very restful after a long day of... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
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: $79 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 31
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