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BEST WESTERN El Rancho

2460 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel must have a great manager. Not only was everything clean and well maintained, but there were nice touches like cute soaps and a play yard for kids and dogs. The quality is felt above the usual good Best Western quality. We would definitely return!

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

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope that you will come back and visit again soon! More 

Sacramento
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Lighted Christmas figures/lights by the pool were like a beacon in the gloom. Comfortable, clean, quiet room with microwave, larger minifridge, comfortable bed, clean, attractive decor, table with two chairs, beach themed sink dishes, seashell soap, and grandma's-house-style over-the-top Christmas decorations in office/breakfast area keeps us coming back. Convenient to beach and restaurants. Fresh fruit, juices, waffles, instant oatmeal, cold... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share all your thoughts about us.We strive to have you feel comfortable during your stay and are truly glad you enjoyed it. We hope that you come again soon. More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Stay was comfortable for my wife and I and our small dog. All in all no major complaints or concerns. The hotel's website needs to be more upfront with their pet fee and not surprise their guests upon arrival. Bed was comfortable and location was close to all major attractions. Felt safe and secure at the hotel. Highly recommend the... More 

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

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us but we are sorry to hear that you felt duped by our pet fees. They are stated on our website under our pet policy and on all booking sites that we use and we do also mention the fees to guests when they are booking directly with the... More 

Folsom, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We travel to Morro Bay many times during the year. This motel is awesome. The staff is friendly, the outdoors is clean and they have BBQ's you can use, an out door pool, a swing and tables and chairs for guests to use. El Rancho is also pet friendly. Your pet has their own welcome basket with a sheet cover... More 

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

We are thrilled to hear that you feel so at home at our hotel. We know that you will love our new rewards program starting next year for our return guest. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Malin, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a nice place with a good location....you have a good view of Morro Rock from the parking lot. I think it is very nice, especially for the price as compared to other hotels in the area. I was pleased that they not only allow pets, they actually have a pet welcome basket in the room. There is a... More 

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

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We always love having our furry friends visit as well and hope that you and your pets feel right at home. We hope that you will come and visit again soon! More 

New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stayed here for one night as a stopover on our trip down the coast. It was very comfortable, very clean, and very convenient--more so than I'd expect from the price range. Water pressure in the shower was great. Breakfast was simple but satisfying. The PCH is across the street from the hotel which can be load, but the rooms... More 

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

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope that you will come and visit again soon! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's a small, quaint property with basic rooms -- definitely nothing fancy. It felt very safe and quiet and the front desk personnel were all very nice. The front office hours are a bit limited, but when we arrived a few minutes early for check out, the lady working the front was happy to let us in and let us... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to appreciate our staff. We do our best to to put customer service first and we are always thrilled when that is recognized! More 

Garden Grove
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We always enjoy staying at this motel. It is not only well-maintained and beautiful, but it is also very cleverly decorated for any holiday. Especially for the Christmas holidays. It is perfectly located -- you can watch the sun set and see Morro Rock. There is seating outside on the beautiful grounds and includes a barbeque grill. They are very... More 

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We are so pleased that you had a pleasant time during your stay and that you were able to enjoy our Christmas decorations! We hope that you will come and visit again soon. More 

SF bay area
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Location: It's not in the "heart" of Morro Bay it's on the opposite side of the highway. I was concerned it would be noisy, but it was quiet. Property was very cute and decorated for the Christmas season. My children enjoyed the swings in the yard. They have a pool, but we didn't get to use it. It's like a... More 

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

We are pleased that you enjoyed our waffle bar at breakfast! We apologize about the mugs and cups in the room and wish that you would have brought that to our attention while you were here so that we could have immediately addressed the issue. We wish you safe and happy future travels. More 

Paso Robles, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

King bed was so comfortable and we found our room quite and pleasant (with sunblock out curtains). Convenient location to the doggie friendly beaches and many good restaurants along the Central Coast. Friendly staff and grounds were clean with no signs of being a doggie friendly hotel. Cayucos is just 5 miles North.

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

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope that your furry friend enjoyed our very pet friendly town. We hope that you will come back and visit 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): $
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Best Western El Rancho Hotel Morro Bay
Best Western Morro Bay
Morro Bay Best Western
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Morro Bay
#12 Family Hotel in Morro Bay
#12 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay

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