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Adventure Inn

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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Adventure Inn before and after my kids and I journeyed into the BWCA. Don't expect luxury but you will find it clean and comfortable. The staff was nice and helpful. Let's face it, after camping in the rain it was a huge upgrade and I didn't need to pay for the Ritz. Very close to downtown restaurants and...

Thank Roger S
McHenry, Illinois
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Well thought out place. Nice comfortable and well decorated rooms. Gives the woodsy atmosphere. Plenty of flowers and recycle bins. A bit tight on parking and they charge for ice. Free coffee and rolls in the morning tho.

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

Thank you for your review and thank you for staying with us. I would like to mention however, we only charge for ice if you are buying bags of ice. We do not charge for ice to use in your rooms. So I do apologise for that confusion.

Welch, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We loved staying at Adventure Inn the night before our BWCA trip. The owners were friendly and happily welcomed our big dog. We stayed in Room 10 on the first floor, which was a handicapped room so it had a big bathroom. The beds were nice and soft and we slept soundly. For dinner, we asked for a recommendation for...

Thank loracekim2
Susan E, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. I am so happy that your stay was a good one in all respects. Your dog was very well behaved and an object of great conversation. We are very pet friendly and enjoy meeting great dogs as well.

Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a night in June. We had a 2 bedroom kitchen suite. The place is really clean and has everything you need for cooking. Two things to note: They don't have an oven or grill. The toilet is separate from the shower which we loved. I would recommend asking for a first floor room because they have...

Thank addicted2travel75
Susan E, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words. All of our Kitchen Suites are upstairs so hard to put table and chairs outside of your room. Next time you visit, please feel free to use the porch area or the sunny small deck to sit. Those areas are open to all irregardless of room location. We enjoy having our guests...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I traveled to Ely Minnesota for my annual sojourn to the Wolf Sanctuary right down the road from the Adventure Inn. First road trip for my pups to Ely. My room was extremely comfortable, warm and inviting. I don't know if was the mattress pad, the down Comforter OR the down-filled pillows, but the bed was a total delight! I...

Thank Maggie G
Sueedgington, Owner at Adventure Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Maggie for all your kind words. Your pups behaved themselves and will always be welcome here. We are very pet friendly though have a number of rooms that do not accept pets. Our guest's comfort is very important to us and we value every one. I am glad you appreciated the down bedding. Our mattresses are Euro topped...

Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 March 2016

There are a lot of lodging options in Ely. Even the main drag of town has nearly a dozen choices to pick from. Having stayed at several of these, I have to say the Adventure Inn was my favorite and here is why Pros: Was decorated in a log cabin/northwoods feel ---very nice touch Extremely clean and updated ---everything from...

2Thank jackoneil
Fairport, New York
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The Adventure Inn has two buildings -- a log building with "north woods decor" and a new solar building with modern decor. I stayed in the solar wing for 4 days during a cold snap (-25F). The heat is provided by a small radiator unit and I was concerned that I would be cold, but the heater proved up to...

1Thank CaptnGphs
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

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • 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
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Price Range: $127 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“We looked out at another building - not very inspiring”
 of 5 bubbles Jay6894, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Comfortable clean room”
 of 5 bubbles colleeno615, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Multiple room options available- just ask.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles TerriR360, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second floor was nice and quite. Open the window iin the hall and prop your door open to get cross ventilation.”
 of 5 bubbles LamokaLover, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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