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Featured Motels in Ely

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The Mountain Inn at Lutsen
The Mountain Inn at Lutsen
2.0 out of 5.0 360 Ski Hill Rd, Lutsen, MN
$125
4.3/5 (41 reviews)

Under new ownership and they are obviously improving the entire place. Great stay. Staff was super nice and friendly. Overall the hotel felt cozy and welcoming.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019
Located near the slopes, this Lutsen motel is in the mountains, within a 15-minute walk of Superior National Forest and Lutsen Mountains, and close to winter ...
Comfort Plus
Comfort Plus
2.5 out of 5.0 1605 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN
Free Cancellation
Reserve now, pay when you stay
$111
4.1/5 (32 reviews)

Picture is deceiving. Older and a little tired. Over all not bad for price.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2019
Situated in Ely, this motel is steps from Superior National Forest and Lake Superior. Dorothy Molter Museum and International Wolf Center are also within 15 ...
Budget Host - Motel Ely
Budget Host - Motel Ely
2.0 out of 5.0 1047 East Sheridan Street, Ely, MN
Free Cancellation
Reserve now, pay when you stay
$75
4.2/5 (120 reviews)

The rooms were immaculate. The decor is dated but acceptable. The parking on site is really tough because the lot is pretty cramped. It was a nice place to stay, however.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2019
Situated in Ely, this motel is steps from Superior National Forest and Lake Superior. Dorothy Molter Museum and International Wolf Center are also within 1 mi ...
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Comfort Plus

Comfort Plus

1605 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN
    2.5 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.1 out of 5 (32 reviews)

    Comfort Plus$111

    Sep 23 - Sep 24

    Comfort Plus$111
    Adventure Inn

    Adventure Inn

    1145 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN
      2.5 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.4 out of 5 (154 reviews)

      Adventure Inn$85

      Oct 22 - Oct 23

      Adventure Inn$85

      Ely Motels for the Frugal Traveler

      There are more than 20 hotels and other lodging options in Ely, though there are only 3 low-priced motels. These budget accommodations can help you cut costs compared to traditional hotels, which may have more amenities but also come with a higher price tag.

      Fun fact: Beginning in the early 1950s, customized neon signs often lit up the roadside motels, and you can see these today along the historic U.S. Route 66. When you stay at a motel, you'll often find an outdoor pool and a free parking spot.


      Below are some of Expedia customers' recommended Ely motels available to book:

      Budget Host - Motel Ely

      • Enjoy the in-room free WiFi, and freebies including breakfast and parking.

      Comfort Plus

      • A 24-hour front desk along with freebies like breakfast, WiFi, and parking are available during your stay.


      What to Do in Ely


      These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

      • Superior National Forest
      • Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
      • Burntside Lake

      During your trip, here are some other places to visit:

      • Lake Superior
      • International Wolf Center
      • Dorothy Molter Museum

      Ely is also popular for its:

      • Wildlife
      • Canoeing
      • Camping
      • Boating
      • Forests
      • Flowers

      Best Time to Visit Ely


      Determine the perfect time for your visit to Ely by reviewing the seasonal weather details below:
      • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 44° F and nighttime temperatures average -7° F
      • April-June: 78° F is the daytime average and 18° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 80° F and nighttime averages are around 37° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 59° F during the day and -5° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 29.84 inches in a year