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El Rancho Motel

2.0 of 5
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370 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
El Rancho Motel
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Ranked #14 of 18 Hotels in Coronado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Coos Bay, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

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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san diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

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 January 31, 2015

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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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San Diego
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 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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