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2.0 of 5 Motel   |   370 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
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El Rancho Motel
Ranked #17 of 19 Hotels in Coronado
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This motel is very reminds me of my home. Overall I feel pretty good about this place. Except the plumbing, every time i used the restroom you had to plunge it. If that was improved I would give this place five stars.

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Redmond, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Incredible value for Coronado. We had no issues that other reviewers have reported. Our room was clean. Furnishings were basic and bathroom was tiny but it was all functional. We had a parking spot right out front (back in for easier exit onto Orange Ave when it's busy). The lady who manages the motel is sweet and handled our checkin... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

80.00 a night, around the Coronado area I would say that's not too bad if you're just looking for a place that's not too expensive, too fancy, or just a room at a decent price. It's a cottage style motel ran by an older woman, but it's nicely kept. The room I had was decently sized, plenty of parking was... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Excellent Price for Coronado. Within walking distance to great restaurants and the waterfront. The room furniture and walls seemed super cheap and overused. The overhead lighting was poor/unflattering and the AC was so loud we couldn't bare to spend much time in the room besides sleeping. The shower area and toilet were fine. The courtyard is cute. My husband said... More

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Peoria, Arizona
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

We had a great stay and highly recommend this motel. It is our second visit here in two years and we had no issues whatsoever - like some of the other people posted about. There is a very cute, yet small courtyard with flowers in front. Parking is easiest in the back of the motel. The rooms are small, but... More

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

This was an outwardly quaint, very cheap, tiny, basic place to be four years ago. To save money we went back, two years later, but this time the sweet, elderly lady appeared to have dementia. The place was gross. She told us to go away and she would take care of certain things in four hours, but didn't recognize us... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

You get what you pay for. If you just want a place to sleep, for the lowest price on Coronado, this is the place. We stayed three nights. We kept telling ourselves that the money we saved was well spent at restaurants in San Diego and Old Town. The motel is a about 10 blocks to the beautiful beach through... More

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Coronado, California
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2011

The room was filthy dirty and gross! We stayed for about 10 minutes, and had to clean the bathroom before we could use it! We were charged $30 and laughed about it later, saying it was the first time we had to pay someone to clean their bathroom! We couldn't get out fast enough! REALLY AWFUL!

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2011 via mobile

Dried, caked-in dirt in corners. Food (?) bits on floor. Used wrappers behind toilet. Unpatched holes in the wall. Cobwebs hanging over TV. Worn, dirty carpet under beds with lumps of something black near the wall. No wall molding anywhere- uneven edges of wall did not meet floor. Bathroom door not hung right- the bottom scraped and got wedged on... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2010

the place is very dirty - floor, tables were full of dust and the whole place was smelly. The shower was full of hairs - walls in bathroom were full of crusty stains. The toilet was easily clogged - a plunger was placed next to the toilet, with stains proving that it had been used before.

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Additional Information about El Rancho Motel

Address: 370 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
Location: United States > California > Coronado
Hotel Class:2 star — El Rancho Motel 2*
Also Known As:
El Rancho Hotel Coronado

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