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Rancho Inn

240 W. US Hwy. 98, Apalachicola, FL 32320
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Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Apalachicola
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    4 of 5 stars
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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rancho Inn turned out to be a wonderful accomodation in a perfect location for an incredibly low rate. It's obviously an older motel from, I'd guess, the 70's but management has been busy refurbishing, re-painting and redecorating. Situated one mile west of downtown Apalachicola on a quiet stretch of highway 98, you will be just a 3 minute drive... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Dont let the look fool you stayed here 5 days, very clean and nice. Cable, blow dryer, iron and board , fridge and micro, great AC and cable and all for a great rate. Front desk people are wonderful. Would stay here again

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Had a nice two night stay here before and after our 10K run that we did! The motel is showing its age and lack of attention, though it just sold so, perhaps new owners can fix it up! It was quiet, room was clean enough, and for the price, it worked for us!

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