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El Rancho Motel

Ranked #15 of 19 Hotels in Coronado
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370 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
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      4 of 5 stars
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      3 of 5 stars
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      3.5 of 5 stars
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      3.5 of 5 stars
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      4 of 5 stars
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      3.5 of 5 stars
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    Coos Bay, Oregon
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    2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    If you've never been to Coronado, CA. It's an expensive community of manicured properties. The Motels there are priced accordingly. This place is very inexpensive, and it shows. Room 10 is tiny. The quality of the contractors work is very poor. There isn't a straight line in the place. The A/C/Heater is noisy, You can't close the bathroom door unless... More 

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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    It's brightly lit at night- a assume for safety. The rooms are spacious and newly remodeled. The furnishings are all new as well as the applicances. The front desk clerk was very helpful. The room and the shower was very clean.

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    Miami, Florida
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Ok the rooms are rather small...specially the economy ones, pay the difference for the standard! Pillows and mattress fantastic. Extremely clean. Unbeatable price... (About $100) I paid about the same in a hotel in Chula Vista -NO COMPARISON- To be completely frank you are paying for location. But none the less its lovely. Economy rooms great for traveling solo only.

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    Orlando, Florida
    2 reviews
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Stayed two nights in January 2015 . Rooms were very clean and secure. Staff was very pleasant. fast free Wifi. Hotel is in a good location. Close to shopping and parks. Price is good. I will stay there again.

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    Avondale, Arizona
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    1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

    Well, I will be the odd man out & say that we have stayed here many times in the last year - & quite frankly, the new mgr. is very overpriced compared to the old mgr. (Lupe'). Lupe used to give us $75 per night - The new mgr. will NOT budge off of over $100 per night...even in off-season!... More 

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    Irene A, Manager at El Rancho Motel, responded to this review

    We welcome all reviews & comments good or bad that provide a constructive insight on areas of opportunity in this time of renovation. Renovations and improvements are still taking place, our new management change was not completely finalized until early December. I am glad you noticed the improvements on the pillows, however improvements go beyond those mentioned in your review.... More 

    Ile-de-France, France
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

    We arrived on a rainy evening after 5pm by which reception closes (although there's a phone in reception which puts you through to the hotel manager Irene in no time - so no panic there), after a 6 hour drive from Palm Springs with a 5yr old son in tow, we were so relieved by the ease of the check-in... More 

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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

    I was looking to stay in San Diego for the weekend, when I found El Rancho right in Coronado. The hotel is small and well kept and the price was very good. The rooms are very nice, there's free wifi and flat screen TVs, fridge even. I got a room towards the back which was nice.There are plenty of restaurants... More 

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    Irene A, Manager at El Rancho Motel, responded to this review

    Dear Choki, We are so happy to read reviews like yours, our effort is finally showing. We look forward to seeing you in the near future. Kindly, Irene More 

    Mexico City, Mexico
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    2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

    This small motel is perfectly located in the middle of Coronado. Its small, charming with super friendly staff. I would definitely recommend it a d stay here again. I understand it is under new management and they have seriously made an effort to renovate and improve this lovely motel.

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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

    Found this lovely little gem in Coronado, which is perfect for a get away or longer stay. Definitely recommend it! Had all I needed for longer stay and the service was absolutely amazing. They stopped at nothing to make my stay enjoyable. The location is very convinient and centralized. Highly recommend it!

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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

    I considermyself a travel expert... Im always looking for a great deal. ThisMotel offers a place to sleep. No pool, no gym... Maybe if you arelooking to stay in the hotel all day then I would suggest a biggerhotel with more amenities and pay the difference...if you are justlooking for a nice clean home felling type of space Then this... More 

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    Address: 370 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
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    Location: United States > California > Coronado
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    Hotel Class:2 star — El Rancho Motel 2*
    Number of rooms: 10
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    El Rancho Motel Coronado is conveniently located in the heart of beautiful Coronado Island, and offers 10 charming rooms full of amenities and warm hospitality that will make your stay a memorable one. Surrounded by attractions such as the Ferry Landing Marketplace, the historic Hotel Del Coronado, and the world famous Coronado Beaches, we know you will truly have a wonderful stay at El Rancho Motel. San Diego is also close by, just a drive on the majestic Coronado Bay Bridge. Explore the Gaslamp Quarter, Old Town, the San Diego Zoo, Sea World and so much more. Access to the San Diego Airport is also close and convenient. Coronado is a peaceful island community and resort destination, with a world class golf course, a marina, parks and beaches. The weather is perhaps the best in the world, making it the perfect destination for families and seasoned travelers. With plenty of dining and shopping options within walking distance, we know your stay will be a pleasurable experience. We look forward to making your stay at El Rancho Motel as relaxing and comfortable as possible. Welcome to Coronado Island! ... more   less 
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