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El Rancho Motel

214 Hwy 1, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A5, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Owners very friendly and helpful. Room was comfortable and good value. Older establishment but clean. Was happy with room for my stay and would stay again in the future. Close to downtown area and other scenic areas I was interested in.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

This motel has one thing going for it : very reasonable price. With the senior discount, it was so inexpensive, I booked it. If you can put up with some shabbiness, it's a bargain in Yarmouth. The pillows were old, tired, flat and need to be replaced. The sheets were clean, but soo old. The blanket and bed spread--yick. The... More 

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Rockville Centre
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The room was loaded with that sweet cleaner smell. The towels were thin and scratchy, the pillow cases were discolored and looked dirty. There was on tiny window in the bathroom for ventilation or you could keep the door open and the WiFi was able to be used if you sat in your car in front of the office only.... More 

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Woodstock
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Wifi only works outside the room or in the office. Glass shelf above sink wasn't even wiped off. Carpet looks disgusting. If it wasn't late and we knew availability we would leave. Pillow is yellow. Avoid this place ! Sitting in car to keep warm while using wifi.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were looking for a place to stay in Yarmouth after a day of a lot of driving ..,But all the other hotels were just to expensive for us so we taught we would try El Rancho Motel.. I have to say it was no 5 *..But the Bed was comfortable and the room was clean what more does a... More 

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for an average and inexpensive place to stay in Yarmouth, then this is the place. Our room was clean and comfortable, though rather dated and a little cramped, with a giant refrigerator pushed up against a single bed! We could hear our neighbours (who appeared to be living at the motel) through the wall, though luckily they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

The name conjures images of a cheesy western theme but that is not the case. El Rancho is a modest motel with clean, comfortable rooms. My room had recently been painted and was well maintained. The owner was very friendly and concerned that I was all set. The included breakfast consisted of coffee, a variety of juices, muffins, yogurt, choice... More 

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for one night. It was very clean and old to the point of being retro 70's. The free continental breakfast was just cereal or toast so don’t expect much there. Rooms 1 and 2 have the best view of the lake. We stayed in room 17 which the owner told us was the honeymoon suite.... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We spent 1 night in July and should have realized when they advertised clean something was up. One little tiny bar of soap for a shower which we didn't take just wanted out of there first thing in the morning. No air, toilet paper 1 switch turned on everything in the room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

we only stayed one night, it is a nice setting, the owner is very concerned with your well being. The room was nice and clean, breakfast was a nice variety foods, coffee was great (made with spring water!), I would definitely come back.

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