Historic Hotel Nevada and Gambling Hall, Ely Nevada
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP
N 39° 14.880 W 114° 53.569
11S E 681834 N 4346414
Quick Description: This historic hotel has been operating in Ely Nevada since 1929.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 5/25/2007 12:13:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM1K85
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella
Views: 108

Long Description:
When Ely's six story Hotel Nevada was constructed in 1929 it was not only the tallest building in Nevada, it was also the first fire proof one. Operated continuously as a hotel, the facility offered bootleg refreshments and gaming during its early prohibition years and added a casino when gambling was legalized in Nevada in 1931. Promoted over the years as a tourist attraction in this historic mining town, the hotel has hosted a number of famous guests including Ingrid Bergman, Gary Cooper, Lyndon Johnson and other well known entertainers and politicians. Rooms occupied by celebrities are identified by door plaques. The walls throughout the building are lined with historical photos, newspaper clippings and assorted antique items. Recent owners have been redecorating rooms. The Casino is busy and friendly. The restaurant is open 7/24. A detailed history can be found at this Link
Name of the Hotel: Historic Hotel Nevada and Gambling Hall

Address:
501 Aultman Street Ely, Nevada 89301


Number of Rooms: 63

Height in floors: 6

Hotel Rating: 2 Diamonds (AAA)

Hotel since: 07/15/1929

Date Building was built: 06/01/1929

Historic Hotel (Historic Building, National Monument or similar): yes

Mountains Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): yes

Hotel website (if available): [Web Link]

First use of building: Not listed

Urban Hotel (located in a village or town): Not Listed

Beachs Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): Not Listed

Historic Place nearby (Unesco or National monument/site less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil): Not Listed

Major Pilgrimage Place Nearby (less than 25 Kms / 15 Mil. Consider any religion).: Not Listed

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