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Adventure Inn

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1145 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1746 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
2.5 Star accommodation
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7 Oct.8 Oct.
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All reviewsnew buildingcustard shopdonutspet friendly roombody soapmorning pastriesfresh pastriessized roomfridge and microwavegreat place to stayplay cardsthe beds were super comfortabledefinitely stay here againsmall townhome baseenjoyed my stayboundary waters
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a pet friendly room, suite with kitchenette. Very basic, tiny tv, couch was tiny futon. Very basic for expensive price. Front desk personnel were very friendly and pleasant. No coffee provided in room but available at front desk, donuts for breakfast.More

Thank Kimberle F
Response from Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I can explain the pet fee charges. We charge $15/night for a dog. we also ask that you place a sheet (provided) over each bed and the couch to help keep the duvets and couch...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

We stayed here in July 2018 after a week in the BWCA. We had the big room with four queens for 6 of us, and I've not slept more comfortably in any other bed at any hotel. The sheets and pillows are not usual industry...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Adventure Inn is a homey, comfortable and welcoming retreat for travelers, before or after their outdoor excursions. The motel is well named: Adventure is close at hand here. The Boundary Waters wilderness canoeing area is just up the road. Other wildlife-rich forest areas and attractions...More

Thank Sara M
Response from Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure InnResponded 1 week ago

Why thank you.so much. We all strive to make sure you enjoy your stay at the Adventure Inn. Ely is a gem amongst the pine forest and lakes. We love to share our little piece of heaven with our guests. I did get a little...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Hotel situated on the main street. Nicely decorated area with flowers and chairs to sit outside rooms to relax after day's activities, canoeing, fishing etc. Room adequate and breakfast is coffee and a pastry which you can take outside to sitting area or to your...More

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Response from Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our place. We appreciate our guests and hope to provide comfortable accommodations. Peace, Sue

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Adventure Inn is not a resort, but if you are looking for a 'sweet', clean, relatively inexpensive place to stay in Ely, right on the main road, this may be the place for you. Rooms are of adequate size, clean, simple, but have everything you...More

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Response from Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure InnResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review. Pretty much summed us up. We keep things simple but what we have is comfortable, clean. Our art is local and most of our beds are handmade. either with recycled old growth white pine, or local new pine. Our...More

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Adventure Inn is an earth-friendly, sustainable motel that is dedicated to reducing their energy foot print while providing comfort to their guests. A family run motel. We now have a brand new energy efficient solar ...More thermal building with earthy comfort in mind. Quiet, comfortable with platform beds, hand made furniture,down blankets and pillows. We also have 2 brand new jacuzzi suites. The old economy building no longer exists and we are in the process of rennovating the 10 yr old back building. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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USD 101 - USD 164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United States > Minnesota > Ely
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Melanie B
4 February 2015|
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Response from MoonHunter960 | Reviewed this property |
I've been in neither but have stayed in "The Squirrel's Nest". It's cute with a quilt with squirrels on it and other themed furnishings. I always stay with them and really have liked this hotel over the years. Definitely go... More
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"Second floor of the main building, faces away from the parking lot. Very quiet."
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"several steps to get to the upstairs rooms"
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"Do not recommend"
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"The upstairs rooms are newer, possibly quieter, get a back of the lot room so you don't have street noise."
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