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El Rancho Motel

2.0 of 5
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370 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
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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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Avondale, Arizona
2 reviews
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 15 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 15 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Clean, cozy hotel with new furniture and fixtures. Staff was excellent and accommodating. Very close to beach, bay, restaurants and shopping. Would recommend this to anyone visiting the San Diego or Coronado areas.

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

Dear Kate, We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you very soon! Irene More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We went on a low budget to Coronado, saw the word Motel...should be named Inn or Resort... Not Motel. 10 rooms or so, our room was the standard with one bed, had a extra space with two seats, we had breakfast there, with mini fridge and micro, they offer instant coffee envelopes and tea. Also in our bed a welcome... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

When I visited Coronado I stayed on The Rancho Motel, I found it very comfortable, with an excellent service, the rooms are very clean, has a very nice location. I spended a wonderful time in Coronado and in the rancho motel.

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My wife and I wanted something different on our visit to Coronado... something that makes you feel like you are on a small beautiful Island... We initially were staying 2 nights & ended staying an extra night... we got a great deal compared with The rest of Coronado... The place is small and familly owned & operated... Quaint and close... More 

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