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Bristlecone Motel

306 reviews
#3 of 15 Hotels in Ely
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good52%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts”(11 reviews)
“bath towels”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
Breakfast included
3.0 Star Hotel
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Special Rate: Free room upgrade
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All reviewsdonutsbath towelsa ground floor roomcoffee makeracross the streetplace to staygreen grassroom was largesmall refrigeratorair conditioningovernight stopthe main dragworked finecontinental breakfasttwo queen bedsrooms are cleangreat basin national park
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed at this motel for 4 nights whilst filming down at the historic railroad. The room was spacious, extremely clean and comfortable. It was also nice and warm in the middle of February with snow outside! Our room was set back well away from the...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This was a very convenient stopover on our way to Idaho from southern Nevada. The grounds were immaculate and had tables and chairs to use outside for relaxation. The parking spaces were extra wide. The room was tastefully done with seafoam green oversized bath towels...More

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Response from DesireeRamirez, General Manager at Bristlecone MotelResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for such a great review and giving us 5 out of 5! We love that you think we're a great find. It's always wonderful hearing how our guests feel. Looking forward to seeing you in the future. Thank you again for taking the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here just for one night, lovely stay. Lovely greeting, nice staff, the girl on the reception desk had her baby out the back, which gave it the sense that this must be a great place to work if you can bring your baby with...More

Thank zoe1978
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The service here was very good. I checked in and my upstairs neighbors were very noisy so they moved me to another room. This is an older hotel and not fancy but good for a night or two. Breakfast was just muffins and coffee or...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We often stay in Ely on our way to Las Vegas, and the Bristlecone Hotel is the best! This funny little motel is immaculately clean, with comfortable, firm beds and spacious rooms. It's a steal for the price-- much, much better than the chain hotels...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$84 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$84 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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marcie S
31 January 2018|
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Response from tajikiev | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall any pet fee for the motel, but if you get a room, you should avoid rooms near the road as there is a grade and the semis are down shifting for the grade which is not good for a light sleeper.
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NatlParkTraveler
8 September 2015|
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Response from DesireeRamirez | Property representative |
Hi! Yes we do have rooms with microwaves and there is also one in the lobby for guests to use
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DaveDana2014
30 September 2014|
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Yes all of our rooms have refrigerators..
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"Book a room as far away from the main road as possible. Some trucks pass through Ely at night and can be..."
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"Get a second floor room."
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"Get a room as far away from Hwy 50 as possible. My room was right next to Hwy 50 and it was pretty noisy."
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"Don't take a room near the highway."
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