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Paddle Inn Motel

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Looking for a place to stay in Ely? Then look no further than Paddle Inn Motel, a budget friendly motel that brings the best of Ely to your doorstep. Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Paddle Inn Motel include air conditioning and a refrigerator. For travellers arriving by car, there is free parking. While in Ely, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Paddle Inn Motel, including Northern Expressions Ice Cream Parlor (1.4 km), Ely Steak House (1.3 km), and Insula Restaurant (1.3 km). If you are interested in exploring Ely, check out one of the hiking trails, such as Kawishiwi Falls Trail, Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips, and Bass Lake Trail. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Paddle Inn Motel as you experience everything Ely has to offer.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Popular mentions
Firm beds, plenty of hot water, spotless linens, and, when the windows are shut, very quiet. Just the place to use as a home base. It was raining and cold outside but the room was warm, with a blessedly quiet heating system which worked quickly. Family run with very helpful
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Response from paddle1960, Owner at Paddle Inn Motel
Responded 30 Sep 2018
Thanks for your nice review and taking the time to submit it. Have a great day.
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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 - thankfully the windows were able to be opened.
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Response from paddle1960, Owner at Paddle Inn Motel
Responded 30 Sep 2018
Thanks for your review.
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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 shut, just loud motorcycles. Appreciated
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Response from paddle1960, Owner at Paddle Inn Motel
Responded 25 Jul 2017
Thanks for staying with us and taking the time to give us a review. Glad you liked us. Thanks
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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 location close to the
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Response from paddle1960, Owner at Paddle Inn Motel
Responded 14 Jul 2017
Thank you.
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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 time in room during the day.
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Response from paddle1960, Owner at Paddle Inn Motel
Responded 7 Jul 2017
Thanks for the review. Glad you chose us for your stay.
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All photosTravellerRoom & Suite
Shower stall only, but a large one.
are there rooms with either two double or two queen beds?
"pricey but ok"
"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."
"Corner rooms were quieter since farther from the main road."
"As for a room away from the highway."
"I gather there are various room configurations. Make sure you tell the owners what you are looking for people wise."
United StatesMinnesotaEly
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