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“Great concept and location”
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A Stay Inn Ely
Ranked #3 of 3 Ely B&B and Inns
Reviewed August 14, 2010

Shared LR, DR, deck and kitchen make A Stay Inn Ely much more than a functional room. Although lacking in some amenities such as a room mirror and hangers, it's a great place to stay with a group.

  • Stayed: August 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 26, 2010

We stayed at the Stay Inn prior to a BWCA trip. There are two lofts above the Basketree bakery that are associated with the Stay Inn. The loft is a two room suite and was very comfortable for a group of 5 people. There is a shared kitchen between the two lofts. The room was very nice and the bakery smells/treats in the morning were a nice bonus.

  • Stayed: July 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 8, 2010

The Stay Inn Ely is a guest house with five sleeping rooms and a common kitchen, eating and sitting room. It also has a wonderful wraparound porch with many chairs. It is a recently converted home in downtown Ely. Every room has it's own bath with shower.

Guests can use the kitchen and it appeared well stocked with dishes. There is a coffee maker with coffee and condiments supplied to make your own coffee. Breakfast is not provided, but you can walk less than a half a block to the bakery that the owners also operate for complementary scones. We didn't do that choosing a full service restaurant instead.

We stayed there after coming in from a Boundary Waters canoe trip. Four of us used two rooms, the Ivory and the Evergreen. One other couple was staying in the Indigo.The rooms are clean and have a TV and couch. They were very comfortable.

You can walk to all the downtown restaurants, bars and shops which is very convienent. We shopped a bit, went to dinner and then to a liquor store and brought our wine back to the Inn where we sat out on the porch for several hours. It was great.

The only down side is traffic noise during the day. The house is on the town's main street and across from a lumber business. It is quiet at night, but once the businesses open, the truck noise gets loud if you are sitting on the front porch.

  • Stayed: July 2010, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about A Stay Inn Ely

Address: 112 W Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1123
Location: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Ely
Price Range: $88 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — A Stay Inn Ely 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This 'Old House' was remodeled by the owners themselves. Each room is paneled with locally harvested lumber, oiled and varnished to a beautiful luster allowing each room to achieve a rustic eloquence of its own. The spacious bathrooms have white cedar ceilings and large showers. Plush mattresses and deluxe pillows will provide guests with a luxurious night's sleep. There's a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, and a Gathering Room with a fireplace for all guests. All rooms can control heat and air-conditioned individually; and all rooms have cable TV and access to FREE wireless internet. Guests receive a complimentary fresh baked pastry with an assortment of coffees, teas, and hot chocolates at our Bakery & Coffeehouse. We accept VISA & Mastercard. ... more   less 
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