Welcome to the Motel Ely - Budget Host. Motel Ely Budget Host is a family owned and operated motel located in Ely, MN, providing all your lodging needs. Ely is located in the heart of the Superior National Forest, and is a main departure point for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA).
Motel Ely offers impeccably clean, comfortable rooms with a courteous staff. We have been awarded the Budget Host Award of Excellence nine years running, and are also Mobile Travel Guide rated. Whether you're here on business or here for pleasure, on your own or in a group, you'll find we provide the highest level of service around.
Our lodging rates are among the lowest in the Ely, MN area, but we don't sacrifice either quality or service. Whether passing through or planning a long visit, Motel Ely is the ideal place to stay.
We offer wireless high speed Internet access in all rooms. Fax service is also available.
We've supplemented our existing environmental practices with new initiatives to further reduce waste and improve resource efficiency. Some of our new initiatives include the installation of water-saving showerheads, installation dispensers for amenities to eliminate waste, extensive recycling, and a towel reuse option for motel guests. We also use high efficiency light bulbs as well as "green" cleaning supplies.