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Adventure Inn

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#2 of 8 Hotels in Ely
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We just returned from at least our tenth stay at the Adventure Inn, while we were in Ely to welcome our daughter back from a Camp Widjiwagan canoe trip. We really love this place. The owners and staff are always exceptionally warm and welcoming. The rooms are fabulous (we prefer the solar addition, but the "older" rooms are also beautiful...

Thank david_lauth
Claremont, California
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My sister and I stayed here three nights. It was easy to find on the main road going through town. This caused some traffic noise but nothing bothersome. The room is well equipped with a small fridge, microwave, TV with cable connection and good speed WIFI. Having coffee available in the morning was wonderful. There were lovely spots to sit...

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The owners are so friendly; really appreciate it being pet friendly; the pillows were a bit large and caused stiff neck; the A/C was a bit of a challenge to adjust and there was not a fan to run for white noise; good value; really appreciate their emphasis on being "green" in all aspects - well done!

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Susan E, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Darryl for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate all comments and if we can improve we try hard to do so. Our A/C is actually a heat pump system and runs very quietly. With all new electronics sometimes understanding how to use the system can be daunting. We do have box fans in the office...

Oakdale, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We were a large group and were thrilled to find a nice place to stay that could give us the space we needed. We had one room with three queen beds and a kitchen suite, which had two bedrooms. Both units were clean, well appointed, and quite comfortable. We enjoyed having outdoor space to sit and relax, surrounded by incredible...

Thank Nellie83
Clearwater Beac
Reviewed 25 July 2016

we stayed here for one night on a Friday. I have to say that this place shows tremendous pride in ownership. The rooms are large and updated. We stayed in a king traditional suite on the first floor and loved the cozy atmosphere as well as the great pillows. The flowers outside this hotel are well maintained and there are...

Thank Brenda B
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The people at the front desk were so friendly and helpful! The flowers around the property were gorgeous. We didn't need much and the accommodations were simple yet clean. We were even able to purchase laundry service after coming out of the BWCA with lots of wet clothes! Will come back and stay here when we are lucky enough to...

Thank Nefs2013
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Only negative is that we stayed for one short night before heading out to BWCA. Arrived late and wonderful lady at front desk called to let me know she'd already put my key in the door, and turned on the fridge and AC. Aside from the super friendly staff, the bed was a close 2nd for best feature of this...

Thank 4mntnlvrs
Bremerton, Washington
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Adventure Inn is a warm, clean, comfortable place to stay. We were there 2 nights and wanted to stay longer but they were booked, which I now see why... great place to stay. The owners Mark and Sue care about their guests and are friendly and welcoming. Thank you, we will be back!

Thank Gabbyluds
Susan E, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We enjoyed chatting with you and helping in a small way to make your journey to Ely a memorable one. Mark and I care deeply for all of our guests, and we are blessed with devoted and caring staff that work hard to provide the clean and comfy rooms. We hope to see you...

Branson, Missouri
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Have always stayed elsewhere before outbound into the BWCA. We like this place a lot. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Coffee is ready at 6:30 AM and comes with some good bakery items. Sue was a delight to work with as we had several rooms for our group. She made us as welcome as if we were in her...

Thank Jim T
Susan E, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Jim for your kind words. It is hard to be all things for all people as far as location. We are 8 blocks east of the downtown area and 11 blocks from the outfitter you use. Unfortunately, there are few if any options to stay closer to downtown Ely. Your group was delightful and easy to care for....

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Had a great one night stay before a BWCA trip. The room was very clean and comfortable and the staff friendly and helpful. And of course Ely as a whole has all the end-of-the-road charm and appeal one could hope for. Will come back and recommend.

Thank Geoffrey S
Susan E, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We enjoyed having you as our guests and appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Everyone at the Adventure Inn tries hard to add to your experience in Ely. We love our little gem of a town at the end of the road. Do return to Ely again. Sue and Mark and...

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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: €79 - €153 (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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“No elevator in the 2-story Solar Building. Therefore, a handicapped person or older person(s), would need to request the first floor.”
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