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Adventure Inn

#2 of 8 Hotels in Ely
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Rogers, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

I have the pleasure of traveling these parts and enjoy Ely for all it offers. This is my second visit to the Adventure Inn and, even though I was there on business, I was also scouting for "Night Before Entry" BWCA lodging for a group of six adults in June. My first visit last year involved a refined experience in...

1Thank Joe B
Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and wanting to see if we would work for your BWCA trip next summer. You stayed in one of our kitchen suites which are set up to accommodate a group of people but also to give a bit more privacy. Every year, we work to improve the experience at the Adventure Inn and this...

Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 4 November 2015

The owners very friendly, gave us advice on where to eat, and went out of their way to allow us to check in a little early. We had a larger room on an end so it was quiet with plenty of space for 4. The room was clean and comfortable and seemed to have been recently updated. The hotel is...

1Thank CBL1027
Helena, Montana
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We were only in Ely for one night, but would love to have stayed longer. The room was very clean, large and comfortable. It felt like home--cotton sheets and towels, no chemical cleaners or scented soaps, a very comfortable bed. It is on the main highway through town, so it was a little noisy first thing in the morning, but...

1Thank montanafan2015
Nokomis, Florida
Reviewed 29 September 2015

A great place to hunker down the night before putting in on your canoe trip and to return to civilization when you are done. Rooms are basic but the beds and pillows are comfortable, they are clean, the wi-fi works, and the front desk is very helpful and friendly.

1Thank Turtlekayak
Campbell, California
Reviewed 19 September 2015

We spent several nights at the Adventure Inn this Sept. The hosts were welcoming and helpful. We appreciated the emphasis on recycling and conservation. Being on the main street makes access to restaurants a nice jaunt away but also means that there is traffic noise. We liked sitting in the chairs outside our room to admire the garden around the...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We booked this hotel along with some friends. We'd never been to Ely and went largely on price and availability, along with TripAdvisor reviews. Overall, the hotel was clean and well-kept. There are gorgeous flowers on the property, and it has a really nice porch area that includes lots of nice outdoor seating. The AC was remarkably efficient, and the...

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Faribault, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We stayed in a upstairs room with 4 queen beds, only needed two but we took what was left for the dates of our stay. We needed a place that was pet friendly so we could bring our other family member (our dog). Room was large and clean. Building can be somewhat noisy in the evening's from the other guests...

1Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 6 September 2015

OK, maybe no but, but....We are here now, It's been a really long drive to get here, 8.5 hours, looking forward to getting some rest, I REALLY HOPE!? Check in was nice and easy, Mark was nice and efficient, helpful. Room was large, two queens, bathroom is big spacious, easy to bring your bags in and finish packing and reorganizing....

Thank bulldogtwo
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

I remember staying in probably the worst motel ever in 1995. It just so happens it was the previous establishment that the Adventure Inn now resides. The Adventure Inn is now a quant little complex of about a dozen rooms that were (re)built within the past couple of years. The interior and exterior keep with the rustic wooden style known...

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I have wanted to visit Ely since I saw the BBC documentary 'The Bear Family and Me'. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay in the Adventure Inn. On arrival, I received a very warm welcome from the staff who could not have been more helpful. The staff did everything possible to make my stay there feel like a home from home....

Thank Rena204

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Adventure Inn

Address: 1145 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1746
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range: $120 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Adventure Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Room #10 The Cabin is very charming”
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“We looked out at another building - not very inspiring”
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“Comfortable clean room”
colleeno615, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Multiple room options available- just ask.”
870stuartg, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“No elevator in the 2-story Solar Building. Therefore, a handicapped person or older person(s), would need to request the first floor.”
TerriR360, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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