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El Rancho Motel

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274 Lagoon Street, Bishop, CA
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Cruz, CA
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are clean and things are in good repair. The motel is old, like 1960s. The advantages are that the motel is off the main road, on a side street, so it is very quiet. Fishermen stay here. No one around during the day, but people appear at night. There is a freezer filled with fish near the soda... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here recently on 5 day visit to family in Bishop. Originally booked a 2 room bungalow for the 3 of us. It would have been fine for 2, but ill equipped for 3. Tiny bathroom and small couch for 2 only seating in "sitting room". On duty manager was very accommodating and was able to work us in to... More 

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Rome, Italy
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41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Very nice and cozy room. Comfortable mattress. One disapproval only : full of dust all over ! I suspected that the room was not cleaned up well even if towels and bed sheets were clean. I suggest to have breakfast in the very close Great Basin Bakery and to have dinner at Aaron Schat's Roadhouse Grill.

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Golden, Colorado
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This budget motel is a class above Super 8 and Motel 6. The rooms are well done with teak floors (probably fake, but give them a warm appearance) and nice furniture. The staff were friendly and the location quiet, being away from main street.

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Richland, Washington
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Found this on TripAdvisor and room was great- had little shower but ok for us ... Really nicely re-done and very nice decorated room... Dinner was within walking distance and room was good...very quiet area and nice girl at the front desk who let us see room #5 before paying

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Eastbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night as a stop over point from Vegas to northern california! Chose here as it was lovely and cheap and the reviews had been good! We arrived quite late but the lady at check in was still very pleasant and helpful. When we got to our room, it was small but everything was there that we... More 

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Reno NV
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I picked this place for the price (low) and the reviews (good) and was more than pleased with what we experienced. Super helpful and friendly people, and a great room. Highly recommended. They are making me say more so I will say the decor is well thought out (nice photos) and the towels are thick, No plastic cups or glasses,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stayed in a bungalow, which is a little 2 bedroom room duplex , with a cottage feel. It had a living room with a soda bed , one bedroom had two twins and the other room a queen . It was large enough for all 6 of us . The full kitchen looked very modern and the bathroom seemed... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The name "El Rancho" put us off, but the reviews persuaded us to book. The reception area was smelly and small which raised flags, but check-in was smooth, friendly staff, the room was great: we have no regrets. The bathroom could be improved a little bit, the kitchen was also slightly tired, but both did the job. The beds were... More 

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Ojai, California
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Newly remodeled rooms, carpet has been replaced with laminate flooring, additionof modern décor and furnishings. Defintely worth the price, just off the main road. We stayed 2 nights in the bungalow, 2 bed room with full kitchen. Expect quiet sleep with all that you need. New staff are friendly and attentive to get whatever is it you may need.

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