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El Rancho Motel

RR 1, B5A 4A5,, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A5, Canada
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Ranked #6 of 6 Hotels in Yarmouth
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This was our 3rd place trying to get a room as most places were full. We expected a room with 2 beds but was very surprised to get couch, table chairs, full fridge, stove, micro, dishes etc. The room was clean & quiet.. Gazebo for guests to use with view of water across the street. It doesn't look like you... More 

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Ha'il
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Hotel is what the others say. It smells musty, however so does any place with carpet near a humid location unless the carpet has been recently replaced, which would mean higher rates. Local homes with carpets also have a simlilar smell. It's $68 including tax in the high season at El Rancho. As one says, look past the musty smell... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

We stayed here a full week and it smell, I would not stay here again

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New Glasgow, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

I had the chance to stay at this little budget Hotel for a few days while I was in Yarmouth for some job hunting. It was a great little hotel. Like the title says great bang for you buck. The Motel is aged a bit hince why the price is cheaper, but look past its age the rooms were decent... More 

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