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“Absolute Dive”
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Main Motel
Ranked #12 of 15 Hotels in Ely
North Ogden, Utah
2 reviews
“Absolute Dive”
Reviewed 23 May 2014

I was unable to pull safely into the parking lot due to people sitting in the spots with unsupervised animals and kids. The clerks were unconcerned with the situation and did not attempt to correct the problem. The customer service was nonexistent and the quality of the motel was unsatisfactory. Awful stay!

Room Tip: Stay at the Prospector, fantastic service!
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled solo
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Missoula, Montana
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Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff - the owners loved our dog. Convenient location. Breakfast was free, but poor quality. No fruit and a moldy bagel. The room was fine and clean but nothing special. I would not stay here again, but if I had to, it wouldn't be tge end of the world.

Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Great value, quite clean, friendly staff & spacious room. Not a luxury place, but completely fine & a great deal in good location. Have stayed here twice now on trips thru Ely. I wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

I pass through Ely and I've been searching for a motel that is not too pricey but is adequate. The Main Motel does it for me.

I received a single room for $59 after tax. It was spacious with fridge, micro, alarm clock, coffee maker. The room was very clean. The internet is both ethernet and wi-fi. The ethernet was very fast. Didn't try the wi-fi. Good cable selection. Ice machine. It's a one story motel and you can drive right up to your room.

I've been staying at the old Hotel Nevada but the rooms where too small and it was a hassle to get to the rooms. Most of the other motels are either casino motels or dumpy. Then there are the expensive ones. The Main Motel fits the bill for me. I'll be back!

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 30 May 2013

Not great but not bad. For the price it was about right. However, it's not quiet, as the traffic along Aultman Street is quite busy, and the patrons of the mini mart across the street often have loud hip-hop music going on in their cars. The free breakfast is the same limited fare you see everywhere; I usually just grab a cub of coffee at these breakfasts and find something better elsewhere. A better choice for roughly the same price is the Bristlecone along the Great Basin Highway.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled solo
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Buena Park, California
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Reviewed 25 May 2013 via mobile

This motel is very small and doesn't look like much on the outside. The rooms are a good size; we have the 2 queen beds. There is a small sitting area at the entrance to the room with a table and 2 chairs, a small closer. The toilet/shower in a separate room with the sink area out in the open. The beds are in a separate small area with a couch and a tv. Nothing special but it was good for our little family!

  • Stayed May 2013
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Nampa, Idaho
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2013

On March 2nd, my husband had a reservation (through Expedia). I guess the owners decided to go to Vegas and left my husband scrambling in the late afternoon to find another hotel. There was no attempt to contact him through Expedia, so he obviously couldn't rate the quality of his stay since the door to the lobby was locked. Not impressed.

Room Tip: Call and make sure the owners aren't gambling in Vegas before arriving!!
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled solo
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Property: Main Motel
Address: 1101 Aultman St, Ely, NV 89301-1642
Region: United States > Nevada > Ely
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #12 of 15 Hotels in Ely
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Main Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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