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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Crawfordville, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is under new management and they have really made this a nice place to stay. they have remodeled all their rooms. We stayed on a Friday night when they were full and it was quiet. rooms were very clean and had all the amenities needed for a nights stay. room has microwave, fridge, coffee maker, desk etc. I... More 

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Crystal River, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on 6/27/2015 for 1 night on our way to Biloxy, Ms. Room was very clean. Owner said they stopped letting pets in, great idea, they stink up a room. Doing all rooms over. They need chairs outside of rooms so you can sit out and need pool furniture. I could tell owner was trying his best to... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an older hotel built in 1948. (Yes I looked it up) and it was just recently purchased in Jan 2015. Of course it's been recently updated and shows little wear and tear. The room was clean, there were no smells and everything seemed to work just fine. The front desk staff was very friendly. The pool looked nice... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

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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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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