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Motel Ely Budget Host

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#4 of 8 Hotels in Ely
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My son and I stayed here the night before our canoe trip. Motel Ely is nothing new and fancy, but it is very clean and organized. Then again, nothing is new and fancy in Ely. Ely is a quaint little town and Motel Ely fits the part. The owners are friendly and live on site. Don't hesitate to book your...

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

jjtrip3815, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for the nice review! We hope you had a wonderful trip and stay with us your next trip to Ely :)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We had never been to Ely and so had no reference for places to stay. Upon arrival we were greeted warmly by the owner Deb. While we were getting checked in she was telling us about places to eat, the farmer's market and the live music that would be all over town that evening. We had made a reservation for...

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Crisanibel, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to writing such a nice review. Ely is a great destination for motorcycle rides and we always love having riders stay with us! Hope to see you again, Rog and Deb

Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Not many choices in Ely, so wasn't sure what to expect. But this place was a pleasant surprise. Clean, spacious, comfortable. Not your chain feel, but you're in Ely, so forget the stuffy chains and enjoy small town! I'd stay there again. Right in the middle of town, so able to walk where e ER we wanted.

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Hi Chris, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to give us a review, and a nice one at that! Glad you enjoyed the small town feel. We often get comments from guests that our place reminded them of traveling when they were kids :) Hope to see you again! Rog & Deb

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed prior to trip to BWCA and after. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Rooms were very comfortable and clean. Very pleased, will stay again. Parking lot is small and tight. Holiday gas station directly across street, easy walking to area stores and restaurants.

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Reviewed 19 June 2016

The owners and staff at Motel Ely go above and beyond to ensure you have a comfortable stay. The rooms are very neat and clean and provide a great place to rest up before a big canoe trip or just exploring Ely. If your coming up to the Northwoods for a few days, Motel Ely is highly recommended for your...

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Thank you Steve for staying with us and for taking the time to write your nice review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope to see you back again! Rog and Deb

clear lake
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

After a fall from my motorcycle and a visit to the ER in Ely, MN my wife and I were fortunate to find the Budget Host eith s room for the evening. We had not planned a stay in Ely as we had intended to return to Lutsen on our motorcycle ride that day. Little did we know that we...

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

We're glad that you stayed with us but hopefully next time your plans will include staying in Ely! You never know what life will throw at you and we were glad we were able to help you out and make the experience a little less painful :) We enjoyed meeting you, thank you for your review, and safe travels!

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 11 June 2016

clean rooms and nice folks running the place. 3 of us stayed in the 3 bed unit after a long drive from Tulsa,OK before we went out on a 7 night Quetico canoe Trip. We stayed in a similar room upon our return from the paddling. very comfortable. Did I say nice people. highly recommended.

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Thanks birdcreek34 for staying and the nice review :) Hope to see you again! Rog and Deb

Reviewed 26 May 2016

Wife and sister both said cleanest bathrooms they've ever experienced in a hotel! Really enjoyed getting to know Ely, as a possible location in which to purchase lake property. Downtown is pretty cool, with lots to do.

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Thanks Xogster! I will pass the compliment on to our housekeepers, they for sure are keepers! Glad you enjoyed your stay in Ely and hope to see you again soon. Good luck on the lake property search, we do have a few lakes to pick from here... Rog and Deb

Fargo, North Dakota
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Whether I'm there for 3 day or 6 days I have always been welcomed and have never had a problem. The room has always been neat and clean and if I run out of coffee or something or I didn't have enough power to open the window, they are there within seconds. I think the owners are great and can't...

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Almost a decade! Thank you Denise for your review :) We passed it along to our housekeepers, they always enjoy comments from guests on the great job they do. We really appreciate you staying and look forward to seeing you next spring if not sooner! Deb and Rog

Moorhead, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We were in Ely to attend our nephew's wedding. Never having been to Ely, I wasn't sure what to expect. Of course the Motel was easy to find, conveniently located and the rooms were very clean. It was a beautiful day and the owners brought out chairs and the picnic table for us to sit outside and enjoy. Also, a...

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MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to give us a review. Glad you enjoyed your stay, we enjoyed having you and what a beautiful weekend for a wedding! We'll share your comment about the clean rooms with our housekeepers, they love getting feedback for their hard work. Hope to see you again soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
AAA rated. Free WIFI accessible from all rooms. Impeccably clean comfortable rooms. Fridge, micro, in room coffee, and phones in all rooms. Walking distance to downtown. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Ely Budget Host

Address: 1047 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range: ₹ 4,511 - ₹ 6,509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel Ely Budget Host 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Choose a room on the same side as the motel office to be close parking on the side street.”
sunnyGirl60, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“You must book your room over the phone if you want to bring a pet. I called and left a message, but no one got back to me.”
eh40591, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The "house" sleeps six each with own bed, $189”
IslandDiversHawaii, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Single rooms are pretty small. Book a double if more than one person will be in room.”
Xogster, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Small town has very limited noises. We were by the road and had no issues with noise.”
colleenholweger, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
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