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Motel Ely

Hotel or Motel
Cozy comfortable rooms.

Motel Ely offers 17 cozy rooms with the modern expected conveniences. WIFI, in room coffee, fridge, micro wave, and flat screen tvs. We are environmentally conscious with solar domestic hot water and hot water heat, and an inclusive recycling program.

We are located in Ely, MN, entrance to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness! On the main street and walkable to downtown Ely. Downtown Ely offers a wide variety of shops and restaurants. Other popular attractions are the Dorothy Molter Museum, International Wolf Center, and The Bear Center.

We have rooms with one, two, or three queen size bed, and for larger groups a small house with six full size beds. The house has been a constant for several large groups that come back year after year.

Driving Directions

On Sheridan St. in Ely, MN. Hwy 61 out of Duluth to Hwy 1, left on 169. 53 from Virginia, MN to 169 Ely exit.

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Owned by Roger and Debbie Murawski,

Eco-Friendly Notes

Solar domestic hot water and hot water heat. Extensive recycling program, and dispensers for shampoo and soaps in the bathrooms.

Pet Friendly Notes

We do have several pet friendly rooms, there is a $10 pet fee.


Seasons Open

Open all year


Our off season rates are $59.95 one queen bed, $69.95 two queen beds and $89.95 for a room with three queen beds. Peak season rates $94.95 one queen bed, $104. 95 for two queen beds, and $129.95 three queen beds.


  • Eco-Friendly
  • Locally or Family-Owned Business


We offer business center available for guests to print boarding passes, check emails, and send or receive faxes. WIFI is free and accessible from the rooms. Each room offers fridge, microwave, in room coffee, and flat screen tvs.

We offer multi night discounts, and for all you dog lovers we do have several pet friendly rooms.

Breakfast Style Served

Continental Breakfast

Nearby Places