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BEST WESTERN El Rancho

2460 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
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Ranked #8 of 29 hotels in Morro Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

What a joke. The guy at the counter is rude and if you question anything they get really upset. I was talked into a king bed room with a roll away bed I have 2 older children and an infant the room was so small the only way to set up the roll away was in front of the door... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for one night, room was large, comfortable and very clean. It is in a lovely setting, with Morro Rock in front. Breakfast was fine. Lovely place to explore Morro Bay which is well worth a visit. Would stay here again

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Visalia CA, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful view of Morro Rock and Pacific Ocean. Maya Mexican Restaurant on site, excellent food, great price. Motel and restaurant very well maintained and CLEAN. I would encourage you make reservations, in Summer anyway. We stayed Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. They had the "No Vacancy" sign on all three nights.

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Morro Bay, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am not sure if I just stayed in the wrong room or what, but according to the other reviews, I was sadly disapointed... the room was cramped, stuffy and just smelled "old" compared to other Best Western Hotels, I did not feel that this one was up to their standards. that is all

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your stay. We are an older hotel but have continuously updated our property. We have brand new granite vanities in our bathrooms just installed this spring! More

Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid $370 for just two nights and this was a motel with a fairly small room. However, everything is super clean, looks newly painted, and it is close to everything you'd want to see in the area. Although close to the HWY, it is quiet. The pool and view from it is nice. The breakfast leaves a lot to... More

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad that you were pleased with our rooms. We have recently added fresh strawberries and local pastries to our breakfast! We hope that you will come back and visit again soon! More

Lancaster, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my stay at this Best Western. The bed was comfortable, they had great water pressure, and a great breakfast. Loved sitting in the swing near the pool area. I wished I could have stayed longer.

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad that you were able to enjoy all that our outdoor area has to offer while you were staying with us! We hope that you will come back and visit again soon! More

Castro Valley, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice hotel with a heated swimming pool. Our room was very comfortable with modern TV and WIFI connection. We really enjoyed the complementary breakfast. The Mexican Restaurant adjacent to the hotel has very good food and the staff was very friendly. I would have liked to be on the west side of Highway 1 in the downtown area... More

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope that you were able to take delight in the beautiful sunsets over the ocean that we can see from our side of Highway 1. We hope that you will come back and see us again soon! More

Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is a delight. The hosts are warm and friendly and the rooms are spotless. They welcomed our pets (a greyhound and a rat terrier) with doggie treats and special baskets of goodies. The motel is convenient to on/off ramps on HWY 1 and just a short distance from the Embarcadero, which also boasts restaurants that allow your dogs... More

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad that you and your four-legged friend enjoyed your stay with us! We also provide a list of all of the pet friendly restaurants in the area in the pet basket provided in your room! We hope that you come back and visit again soon. More

santa maria, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pool was great, always nice and warm. The staff goes out of their way to ensure your stay is enjoyable. There is a nice area for relaxing complete with a gas BBQ and a briquette BBQ, a nice swing, and tables and chairs for use. The whole place is very well decorated and maintained, inside and out. We come... More

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are so happy that you have enjoyed staying with us! We are glad that you were able to utilize our great outdoor BBQ and dining area! It is the perfect place to gather and enjoy the beautiful weather here in Morro Bay! We hope that you will come and visit again soon! More

Fountain Valley, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at this Best Western twice now and have very much enjoyed it. The rooms that I have stayed in are not very large but they have been very clean and comfortable. I have also enjoyed the pool and green belt area that has a very nice swing, barbecue area and tables and chairs. The motel is close... More

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are so glad that you had such a nice time at our hotel! We also love the views of the water, especially the sunsets. We hope that you come back and see us again soon! More

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Address: 2460 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#8 Family Hotel in Morro Bay #9 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to BEST WESTERN El Rancho!Escape to this Morro Bay, California hotel offering comfortable and affordable accommodations near Hearst Castle, Morro Bay Beach and Cal Poly University. Welcome to the BEST WESTERN El Rancho where guests will receive personalized customer service, quiet accommodations and find unbeatable amenities for an affordable price. Newly refurbished, this California Best Western hotel offers convenient access to many local attractions, shopping and dining options in and around Morro Bay. Guests staying at this Morro Bay hotel will enjoy single story accommodations with well-appointed guest rooms featuring cable television, coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, iron and ironing board, DVD player with complimentary movie rentals and free high-speed Internet access. Dining is made easy with the hotel's complimentary hot breakfast and a restaurant right across the parking lot as well as 2 patios with BBQ grills for our guests' use. The outdoor heated swimming pool provides a great place for guests to unwind and refresh. For added convenience, the BEST WESTERN El Rancho offers large vehicle parking. Pets are also welcome at this Morro Bay hotel, for a small fee of $12.00 per pet per night, providing the hotel has prior notification of the pet's arrival as only a portion of the rooms are pet friendly.There is no better lodging choice than the BEST WESTERN El Rancho when visiting Morro Bay. Located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, guests at the hotel will have convenient access to a variety of area attractions including views of the Pacific Ocean. Spend an afternoon touring nearby Hearst Castle or San Luis Obispo Mission, exploring Morro Bay Rock, biking or hiking through Morro Bay State Park or enjoying some beach fun at Atascadero State Beach. Cal Poly University and Cuesta College are both located close by making the BEST WESTERN El Rancho ideal lodging when touring the campus or visiting friends. The caring staff at the AAA-3 Diamond BEST WESTERN El Rancho is ready to ensure an enjoyable stay in Morro Bay, California. Make a reservation today and save! ... more   less 
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