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Paddle Inn Motel

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

'Have stayed here before. Like a trip back in time, but the rooms are spotless and have amenities like a mini-fridge micro wave flat panel tv and coffee pot. Our only complaint is that we forgot our shampoo and ended up washing our hair with a bar of soap (no shampoo in the bathroom). They may have had some at...

Thank tamstu
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is one of those old fashioned drive up motor court motels, but there is a lot more than meets the eye. The walls of our room were thick and soundproof. We were in the end room on the street, and traffic noise was not an issue. Granted there is not that much traffic late at night, but it was...

Thank Doug_T204
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed only one night, as planned, in q single room with a queen bed. It was $95 for that one night. According to the website, there's a sauna which I did not know about until after left so I cannot verify. The cable was nice to have, as I have problems sleeping in an unfamiliar place. We'll probably stay...

Thank Tatiana D
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Decent place. "Two Bedroom" room is actually one bedroom and a living room with two more small beds crammed into it. No room to move. Other rooms have more space and are more comfortable. Room was clean. Prices must have been up for the blueberry arts festival because we paid more than anything listed on the rates page of the...

1Thank Mark H
Montrose, Colorado
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Great Mom and Pop motel, the kind we look for when traveling. The owner lives on the property and is very friendly and accommodating. Rooms are clean, park outside the door and reasonably priced. Good location.

Thank Mike9922
paddle1960, Owner at Paddle Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much. We try hard to be accommodating.

Reviewed 9 July 2016

We paid $165 (pet fee was part of this) for a two room, three bed set up. Kind of out of date and small but it was quiet and more off the main road. Helpful, friendly staff. Ely has slim pickings so this is o.k.

Thank Sarah C
paddle1960, Owner at Paddle Inn Motel, responded to this review

Two bedrooms, Knotty pine paneling by design. $135 plus pet plus taxes. A bargain in Ely in July.

Reviewed 30 June 2016

Stayed here before, my friend made the reservation, for some reason he likes it here, I don't mind but there were two issues. First of all the fridge made an irritating humming noise. I didn't notice until my friend said something, then I could hear anything else. And then internet, slower than dial up. eventually I got to check email...

Thank bulldogtwo
paddle1960, Owner at Paddle Inn Motel, responded to this review

Most fridges hum, Friend pointing it out probably didn't help. Sorry Frontier wifi is so slow, we are upgrading.

Bemidji, Minnesota
Reviewed 18 January 2016

It's clean, but not real quiet since it's next to the road. Sauna is GREAT, and it's the main reason we have stayed here 3 years in a row. Owners not real friendly, but it is inexpensive. We probably won't be back, (shower was a pain, pillows uncomfortable, noisy, very weak wifi, just ready for a change, etc...). The sauna...

Thank Naawaakwaa
Nampa, Idaho
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We spent two nights in January, 2016. It had everything we needed, wifi, microwave, tv/vcr, and was quiet. It's not a first class hotel, but a great place to stay for the money. The lady at the front desk was helpful with where to eat nearby and local attractions. It was a quaint room, but half the price of the...

Thank Steve J
paddle1960, Owner at Paddle Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank you. Most people will only criticize.

Elburn, IL
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Our family has gotten a little too big for my parents' home, so my husband and I elected to get a hotel room for our 4-night Christmas stay. Having grown up in a 1950's lodge near Ely, I felt right at home with the pink tiled bathroom and baseboard heating system. No noise heard from other rooms, king bed in...

Thank ElyVal

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Paddle Inn Motel

Address: 1314 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1751
Region: United States > Minnesota > Ely
Number of rooms: 15
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“pricey but ok”
F7483YBsarahc, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room near sauna if you want to use it (we only come in winter), plus those rooms would be farther away from the road.”
Naawaakwaa, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms were quieter since farther from the main road.”
291SteveJ291, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“As for a room away from the highway.”
nebtraveler, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I gather there are various room configurations. Make sure you tell the owners what you are looking for people wise.”
captkirk17, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
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