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Motel Ely Budget Host

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#5 of 8 Hotels in Ely
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Edgewood, New Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the outside fool you. This place has a few years on it, but the rooms are clean and modern. Good location in town. Lots of things to do in the area. Many good restaurants to choose from. A great value.

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Pequot Lakes, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called ahead and was told there was room to park semi truck and trailer since we were doing road construction in that area. They said there was.... get there after a 12 hour shift just to find out you can only park on the street blocking fire hydrants and driveways. Had to find a different hotel at 8:00 at night....

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Phoenix, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read reviews of this small motel and the reviews were right on. Our room was immaculate and roomy. There is WIFI and a good sized television with cable. The microwave and refrigerator were the normal hotel room size, and the beds were comfortable.

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Thank Cherry B
Red Wing, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The owners, Debbie and Roger, are great “down to earth” people who run this budget motel exceptionally well. It is an older motel but the rooms have undergone remodeling and are exceptionally clean. The bed was comfortable and it was nice to have the refrigerator and microwave in the room, as well as a flat screen TV w/cable. My room...

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2Thank garyh17
MotelEly, Owner at Motel Ely Budget Host, responded to this review

Garyh17, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to write your in depth review! We'll certainly pass on the clean comment to our housekeepers, they always appreciate hearing guests comments. We're glad you enjoyed our town and hope to see you again! Rog and Deb

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Stayed for a short get away and picked Motel Ely because of their good reviews. Their rooms were as clean as advertised and we had a great nights sleep. Rooms are retro and we like that! Thanks for. A great stay.

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

Hello Sandra, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to submit a review. We're glad you found your room clean and comfortable :) and liked the retro look.... most of it being original! Hope to see you again, Rog and Deb

Gilbert, Minnesota
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Had our company Christmas party in Ely this year and spent the night. A bit dated, but sparkling clean and the staff was soooo friendly. Not noisy like most pricey hotels. Only drawback was the parking, but made due on that issue.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The Murawski's were amazing and so accommodating! They really made you feel welcomed at that motel i would never stay anywhere else I make sure to stay there once a year just because of them! Thank U!

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

Dear lyfsbetterblonde07, Thanks for staying with us and for taking the time to write a review! We enjoyed having you stay and look forward to your next visit! Rog and Deb

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We recently stayed here for one night, and while we found Ely lodging to be a bit on the expensive side in general, Motel Ely seemed to be a value play. The room and bathroom were a bit small but very clean and the staff were very nice and helpful. We especially liked the steps they have taken to be...

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

Thanks HowieRoll09 for your review and for staying with us! Glad you found your room very clean! We get compliments from many on our beds, some because they say their nice and firm and some say their soft, all the same mattresses..... but they are fairly new. We do advertise a continental breakfast with fresh pastries, fruit, juice, boiled eggs...

Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for two days and took day trips to hike and canoe. Very nice motel. Best motel we've ever stayed. Central location. Very clean and very roomy. Shower water and heat are all awesome. Very friendly and helpful front desk. Very quite despite a full parking lot at night. We didn't heart anyone's dogs at night. Will definitely...

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

Good Morning Moo B, Thank you for staying with us and for the great review!. We'll be sure to pass the clean room comment on to our house keepers. Always brightens their day when we share nice comments. Look forward to seeing you next time :) Rog and Deb

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Stayed here with friends on a motorcycle vacation. The rooms are very clean, big, quiet, the owner takes good care of the place, AND he rides! Motel is nothing fancy, but it's great for a night or two while exploring the area. Beds were comfortable. Decor is a bit dated, but it's perfect for what we needed. Can't beat the...

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

Thanks MidwestUSA62 for staying and for your review! Being riders ourselves it's fun to have riders stay :) We'll pass the clean room comment on to our housekeepers, and Rog says thank you for noticing he takes good care of the place, he does his best. Look forward to seeing you next time! Take Care and Keep the Shiny Side...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
GreenLeadersGold level
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: $130 - $156 (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”
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“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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