We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bristlecone Motel

{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
About
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Certificate of Excellence
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.
Read more
Property amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
HOTEL STYLE
Family
Mountain View
HOTEL CLASS
Hotel links
Visit hotel website
Special Offer:Call Us Direct To Save!
Reviews & more
328Reviews
79Photos
5Q+A
79Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 110
  • 162
  • 41
  • 11
  • 4
Time of year
Traveller type
Language
  • More languages
  • Filter
  • English
Show reviews that mention
The room was clean and comfortable, the price reasonable, and the customer service friendly and helpful. Good bed, good rest, good place to stay. It's an older property, but very convenient. I liked that it didn't have a casino and was a non-smoking facility.
Read more
Response from DesireeRamirez, General Manager at Bristlecone Motel
Responded 2 Nov 2018
April, We are happy to hear you found us to be centrally located and our team to be welcoming. We were equally delighted to help you feel at home in Ely, Nevada. We hope to see you again on your next trip to Ely and It will be our pleasure to be your welcoming hosts once again.
Read more
We have reserved a room here every year for the last three years for our overnight stop from Seattle to Phoenix. The rooms are always clean and comfortable. The beds are extremely comfortable. I sleep better on their beds than I do my own. The people in the office are very friend
Read more
Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Response from DesireeRamirez, General Manager at Bristlecone Motel
Responded 16 Oct 2018
We are very appreciative for your feedback and it was certainly our pleasure to ensure you had everything you needed for a comfortable and productive stay. We can't wait to have you back!
Read more
The room was adequately sized and clean. Beds were comfortable. Only two pillows provided, an inconvenience ifone of you likes to read in bed. Temperatures in the mid-40's upon our arrival. Heating is via electric base boards which is a slow recovery system. During cold mont
Read more
Response from DesireeRamirez, General Manager at Bristlecone Motel
Responded 15 Oct 2018
Thank you Larry for taking the time to write a review. We are happy that you stayed with us and would stay with us again. We will be remodeling this winter in order to offer a larger breakfast. There is also a pillow in the drawer of the armoire or stand. I will advise the front desk to disclose that upon check in. Thank you again and hope to see you in the future.
Read more
Booked and paid for a room through expedia, but they did not have one for me when I arrived. Told me that it was expedia's fault that they had sold me a room they didn't have. Did not offer to try and help me find another room in town, they were all booked too. Emailed later and
Read more
Response from DesireeRamirez, General Manager at Bristlecone Motel
Responded 10 Oct 2018
I apologize for your experience. There was a communication error between expedia and our system. I spent 2 hours on the phone with them to rectify the problem. I assure you that you were not charged for your room, we do not have expedia collect on our behalf. Once again we send you our sincerest apologies.
Read more
The staff were extremely friendly and the room was very reasonably priced. It was clean and even though located on the hi way, it was very quiet. A continental breakfast was available at 5 a.m. There was a nice restaurant located across the street.
Read more
Response from DesireeRamirez, Manager at Bristlecone Motel
Responded 9 Oct 2018
We appreciate your great feedback. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us! We were delighted to help you feel at home in Ely, and we hope to indeed welcome you back again soon.
Read more
Previous
Album Categories
All photosTravellerRoom & SuiteDining Family and Play Areas
2 Queen room
Nice green patches of lawn and a few tables and chairs
Room
Previous
1234568
I have a small Havenese dog (12 lbs), is there a pet fee? Would a ground room floor be available with the dog?
I don't recall any pet fee for the motel, but if you get a room, you should avoid rooms near the road as there is a grade and the semis are down shifting for the grade which is not good for a light sleeper.
0 votes
Show all answers
Do the rooms have microwaves? If not, is there one in the lobby for use?
Hi! Yes we do have rooms with microwaves and there is also one in the lobby for guests to use
1 vote
Do they have a refrigerator?
Yes all of our rooms have refrigerators..
1 vote
How close are you to Ely state prison?
We are 12 miles from it.. It is located outside of town
0 votes
Show all answers
los cuartos tiene micro,y nevera
Hi there. All of our rooms have refrigerators. Our mini suites have both microwaves and refrigerators.
0 votes
"The room are the top of the stairs above reception was protected from street noise."
"Due to creak in floor, might second story be quieter?"
"Easy to find."
"Ask for a room far away from the main road."
"Excellent place. Keep up the good work"
Previous
PRICE RANGE
US$ 81 - US$ 91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
bristlecone motel elybristlecone hotel ely
LOCATION
United StatesNevadaEly
NUMBER OF ROOMS
31
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing