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Bristlecone Motel

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phoenix, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff was pleasant and helpful. The property and grounds are well maintained. The Bath Towels were on par with what you would experience in a luxury property. No hesitancy in recommending the Bristlecone as good choice for your stay in Ely.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in room 223. Room was clean, front desk was pleasant, all-in-all it's a convenient and nice motel. But, (1) the hot and cold water taps are reversed in both the shower and sink. Turn on hot, get cold... turn on cold, get hot. Once you understand this, the inconvenience is over, but they didn't seem to know. (2) Parking... More 

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The Black Hills, South Dakota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well-kept non-chain motel. We stayed in room # 115 on the ground floor. The size of the room is good and cleanliness is to be commended. It's located right on Hwy 50 and therefore easy to find. The grounds are maintained immaculately and parking is convenient. We didn't have any problem with hot water or any other... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in Ely (pronounced E-Lee) and stayed here one night after traversing the Loneliest Road in America en route to Great Basin. Room was good size, fridge, coffee maker, microwave, hair dryer, tv and wifi in room. Very clean and restaurants within walking distance and self laundry available on site. What more do you need. Would stay here again!

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Thank Susan S
Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Good: the beds are VERY comfortable, the towels are VERY Nice, the people are friendly and helpful, location was also good, it also had a small refrigerator. they did have donuts, fruit and coffee in the office every morning up to about 10 in the morning. The Bad: the shower had little pressure and when someone else used their... More 

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Thank f4rags
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice independent motel. Very clean and roomy. The grounds are well kept. Great towels. Quilted bedspread. Lots of hot water. I booked this motel after reading the reviews and was not disappointed.

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Thank Erik H
Ivins, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have come to appreciate the Bristlecone Motel. There is nothing fancy, but always clean and spacious. Larger than many rooms for which we have paid double. Friendly staff. Before arrival they changed the sheets to fragrance free for my allergies. Towels were really nice.

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving in Ely late in the day, we spotted the Bristlecone Motel, which looked good from the street, Once we were inside, the staff was very helpful and we obtained a room easily and at a reasonable price. The cleanliness of the facility and rooms was excellent and we enjoyed our stay. The motel is on the main road through... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented two queen rooms for the Labor Day Weekend in Ely. Both rooms were very clean and well maintained. There were quilts on the beds which gave the rooms a homey feel instead of the standard hotel/motel bedding. The sheets smelled sweet and clean. Both rooms had small fridges and new flat screen TVs. Also had in-room coffee. The... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this place based on other reviews on Tripadvisor. A family run motel and hence to be supported. The room was very clean and neat. Nice to have a decent carpet but the bathroom was a little on the small size. Beds comfy and there were seats outside which were fine to allow youto get some air when having a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • 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
  • 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: $82 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 31
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