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Rancho Inn

240 W. US Hwy. 98, Apalachicola, FL 32320
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Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Apalachicola
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

This pink one story old-Florida motel has reopened under the stewardship of a family from India. We checked in to a nonsmoking room that smelled of old smoke and had a sign threatening a $100 fine for smokers... The door latch did not work properly and the the parking lot was muddy. The female manager refused to make any allowance... More 

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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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Mexico Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I will never stay at this hotel again..a women next door to us was selling drug's in just 2 hour's 12 car's stoped at her room in & out..The room's was nasty..We went to the front dest to get a different room they let us see another one & was worst than the one we had...Wanted to get our money... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

On the plus side, the location is convenient, and we did get a place to stay on short notice. The manager on duty gave us great advice on local eating places. On the negative side (and we realize this was not necessarily the hotels fault) we had people shouting outside our room TWICE after we went to sleep, around midnight.... More 

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Ravenna, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

First of all the lady on the front office was rude. At 2:00 am I go to the bathroom. And there a very large rat in bath tub. I got my bags and left. I will never go back to this trash dump. I have filed a report with the county health dept.

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Kamloops, BC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

A true old school roadside motel. I liked that about it. People were friendly. The room was a nice size, and clean. We were only there one night. But, $100 seems like a lot. I guess people are willing to pay that... we did. Still, the place could use some spiffy-ing up. Then the price tag might seem fair.

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Pensacola, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

1st off the front desk guy was nice.The drink machine was out of order and $100 dollars is WAY over priced for the accommodation's. If you would place this motel in the city I live in, it would be full of drug dealers, drug user's and hookers. Don't plan on staying there again unless it for $30 ... And that... More 

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Dorado, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Clean, comfy, well-kept, friendly, accommodating, etc. I have nothing but good to say about our stay at this mom & pop. We loved it. The staff was friendly and went above and beyond to meet our needs. Good cooling for our room. Staff was very knowledgeable of area and directed us to sites of interest. Will return to this mom... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had read the reviews. It was just what we wanted. Came on granddaughters' Spring Break. We got a suite, which gave the girls their own area. Motel folks are easy to deal with and helpful at recommendations. We didn't go to the upscale restaurants or boutiques, but had great food and a great time on the beach and at... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed here 1 night on our way to New Orleans. Wanted to drive up the coast from Tampa. It was okay for myself but my Girlfriend didn't like it. We booked a non smoking room but the room smelled of smoke. Management ( husband & wife) was very responsive of situation and did their best to make us happy.... More 

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