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Paddle Inn Motel

Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“dollar store”(2 reviews)
“helpful owners”(2 reviews)
“stayed here”(5 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
Golf course
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Location and contact
1314 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731-1751
23 restaurants are within a 1 mile radius
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Booked a last minute trip and our regular hotel was booked. Paddle Inn shows up on another travel site as #1 for Ely but we didn't feel it should be. Rooms were clean but carpet could be replaced. Our room had a funky musty smell...More

Thank Jennifer E
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Old fashioned motel with green tile in bathroom. Immediate hot water. Fan in bathroom is a bit loud. Said they had a sauna. We didn't use it. We were 3 doors in from Sheridan & did not hear much traffic when all the windows were...More

Thank M M
Response from paddle1960, Owner at Paddle Inn MotelResponded 25 July 2017

Thanks for staying with us and taking the time to give us a review. Glad you liked us. Thanks

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We stayed here after a week long Quetico canoe trip. Rooms were clean, showers were hot, and beds were comfy, everything you need after a week in the Canadian wilderness. Rooms have a nice knotty pine cabin feel to them, decent TV programming, and good...More

Thank Tristan J
Response from paddle1960, Owner at Paddle Inn MotelResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you.

Reviewed 5 July 2017

Family run older motel. Very nice, helpful owners. Room was clean, good number of towels and room had microwave and mini fridge. Room has shower and no tub which was fine with us. Room is simple but met our needs since we didn't spend much...More

Thank minnesota m
Response from paddle1960, Owner at Paddle Inn MotelResponded 7 July 2017

Thanks for the review. Glad you chose us for your stay.

Reviewed 23 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...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room Tips
"pricey but ok"
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"Ask for room near sauna if you want to use it (we only come in winter), plus those rooms would be farther..."
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"Corner rooms were quieter since farther from the main road."
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"As for a room away from the highway."
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