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El Rancho Motel

2.5 of 5 274 Lagoon Street, Bishop, CA
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the outside this place looks like a dump. But it has a number of attributes, starting with American personnel and, I would presume, local ownership. The room was quite small but functional. Very quiet. Bed was comfortable. Tiny shower. A table on which to eat from which you could actually see the medium sized flat screen tv. Excellent wi... More

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Santa Clarita, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

While I'm used to staying at larger chain hotels, my travel companion on this trip wanted cute, quaint, vintage, clean and nostalgic...and boy, did this place deliver. The room was clean, the beds unbelievably comfortable, the air conditioner worked great, and the staff friendly and kind. The price was right, too! Nearly half of what I'm used to paying, so... More

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Fallbrook, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This little motel in a poor part of town was 145.00 per night!!!! I reserved it on the internet,which I may not do too much longer. The friendly and understanding manager informed me when we were checking in that there was no smoking in your room. Ok, I can deal with that. But then I asked her where we could... More

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Missoula, Montana
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Cool old sign, clean modern rooms. Wonderful staff, very helpful. Traveled with a dog and staff were very helpful and welcoming. I loved the rooms. despite the older look outside, the rooms are updated and tastefully decorated.

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Mountain View, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Clean, remodeled rooms with fridge and microwave. Wooden floors make it much more hypoallergenic. Owner is very ftiendly and let me check in early. Property is historic and is located two blocks off 395, hence quiet. Reasonable price, can't ask for more, highly recommended

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Kongsberg, Norway
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

They only had one big room left with kitchen. So payed a little more then excpected. But the room was verry nice and worth the 100 dollars. Even got real bed linings. Not the nasry blanket stuff they have in most motels in CA.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

-Low wifi signal -Tv cable not set ! Impossible to watch sthg! -VERY Loud AC -Loud fridge -Celling fan not working -Tiny room but nice and clean -Thin walls ! Better not have noisy neighbors! Nice service and good bed though El Rancho is too expensive for what it is !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Room was clean, comfortable and quiet. Perfect stay after a long drive from Vegas. Motel was behind the Main Street. The area was safe and the staff was nice. We both had a goodnight sleep and felt rested for our long drive the next day. Great place

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Southern California
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stayed here for one night passing through Bishop when everything else was booked (traveling with dogs). Rooms are (reasonably) clean, but very, very small, as is the bathroom. The motel is on a quiet side street, which is a big plus in my book. Bed was okay. Super loud A/C window unit, cable didn't work properly, TV remote was not... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Bishop is a really odd place all gun shops, Mexican food, fishing shops and ..... not much else. Stayed whilst passing through, the old couple running it seem sweet the rooms are clean and nice - not bad for the price. Had no reason to complain wifi was poor.

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Address: 274 Lagoon Street, Bishop, CA
Location: United States > California > Bishop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Rancho Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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