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El Rancho Motor Hotel

877 Westminster Avenue West, Penticton, British Columbia BC V2A 1L1, Canada
El Rancho Motor Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wenatchee, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's an older property with the expected issues, but it was very clean, the bed was comfortable and the shower had good pressure and lots of hot water. We were very happy with our stay. Note, though, that there was a very strong laundry detergent type of scent in the room. I was not happy with it, but complaining about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Not great kerb appeal, but Gail in reception is great, friendly and helpful. An old style motel somewhat run down but the rooms are great, super clean and everything works as it should, we came for one night but stayed for two! Good value and would stay there again, sadly the property is up for sale so if sold will... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I was very surprised as to how much I love this motel. The lobby and room were very clean. The bed and pillows were the best. We picked this motel as we wanted to eat at a near by restaurant and we both wanted to enjoy. Let me say this - enjoyed the wine and the room the food not... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

new to trip advisor .. But want to share about this little gem. I have stayed here 6 times I believe? Maybe 7. Took my mom here. Friends. By myself. Kiddie corner to a great sushi place. It's an older hotel, yes. It's super clean. Super quiet. GREAT value for the price for sure. I had forgotten an item once... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Yes, this is an old-fashioned motel. Yes,the rooms are not fancy, but they definitely have everything you would need for a good stay and a good sleep. Our room was very clean, the bed was quite comfortable, the air conditioner worked perfectly, and there was a good, strong, free WIFI signal. (VERY important for me!) Our room had a refrigerator... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This is a great place to stay, super walkable location. This hotel is old but is very well kept and extremely clean. The rooms are quiet, because it has cinder block walls. The hosts go out of their way to make your stay a wonderful experience.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

I had the pleasure of staying at the El Rancho Motor Hotel for a prolonged stay. At the time I was in Penticton for work, so El Rancho became my temporary home which could have rolled over to a permanent home if I had chosen to stay. What keeps the place fond in my memories is the sincerity and friendliness... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

Stayed here for 2 weeks in July. The motel is super clean, bed was very comfortable and the rooms are quiet. Also have wifi service. The hosts will go out of their way to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Will definitely stay here again on my next visit to Penticton.

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

My partner and were looking for short term accomodation while initially planning to move from Penticton to Calgary. We stayed at the El Rancho for a period of 3 months. Managers Bill and Gail were so welcoming, friendly, warm and caring! Our room was very clean upon check-in! Trina the chambermaid was outstanding for the duration of our stay. They... More 

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Lower Mainland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

Let's face it: the Ritz-Carlton this is not. But what the El Rancho might lack in elegance the owners make up easily with super-friendly service and dedication. We've stayed there twice between Jul and Aug '11 and both times our hosts were extremely accommodating. What you get: * a nice, clean place 2 blocks from the beach and close to... More 

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