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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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Powell Butte
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had tried to get this property for our first night in Morro Bay...So after our trip up the coast to Hearst Castle we were happy to get a room where we had stayed prior!!! The staff was caring and helpful. The breakfast was OK. The décor of the lobby was very cute with Halloween!!! There is a Mexican restaurant... More

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

We are so glad that you were able to stay with us again! We also are happy that you enjoyed our October lobby theme which is Halloween. We hope that you will come and visit us again soon, maybe around Christmas, you should see our property all decorated for Christmas! More

Turlock, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This traditional motel has been improved as much as possible without starting with a new building. The renovations are excellent with all the painting, decorating and furnishings very professional and neat. The staff is extremely courteous and helpful. Every detail in the rooms (e.g. towels, soaps, beds) are meticulously selected and arranged. The breakfast room is bright and full of... More

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

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! We want to thank you for your kind words about our property. We hope that you will come and visit again soon! More

Turlock, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This traditional motel has been improved as much as possible without starting with a new building. The renovations are excellent with all the painting, decorating and furnishings very professional and neat. The staff is extremely courteous and helpful. Every detail in the rooms (e.g. towels, soaps, beds) are meticulously selected and arranged. The breakfast room is bright and full of... More

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

Thank you so much for your kind words about your stay! We are glad that you were able to enjoy our extra amenities such as the DVDs available to watch in the room. We take great pride in providing a clean and inviting room and we are always pleased to be recognized for our work. We hope that you will... More

Santa Cruz
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A well-cared for hotel with a vintage feel. Pleasant staff, comfortable bed, very clean and pet friendly. Unfortunately, the highway runs between the hotel and the beach, but it wasn't noisy. Definitely would stay again.

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

W are happy to hear that you had a nice time while staying with us! We hope that you will come back and visit again soon! More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this Best Western for one night. While driving down the coast. Overall the rooms are clean and have the appropriate amenities but a bit small and old. The hotel is affordable BUT: The hotel is pet friendly so the dog next door barked which is unfortunate but still annoying. The hotel is on the service road of... More

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

We are very sorry to hear about your experience during your stay with us. We can assure you that we absolutely treat your personal information with complete confidentiality. We understand that the method that you were checked in with was one that you were not comfortable with and we are sorry that we were not able to put you at... More

Folsom, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at El Rancho at least 20 times altogether since 2009. We love that they take the time to make our pet feel welcome as much as they do us. Their outside and lobby decorations are always with the season or holiday. Staff is friendly. Their breakfast has a great selection for everyone young or old. It is... More

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

.We always love when our guests come and visit again and again, you become like family! We look forward to seeing you in November! More

Omaha, Nebraska
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116 reviews 116 reviews
32 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

over the room was clean reasonable and the staff/owners were very hospitable (even to the point of serving fresh strawberries in the am fro breakfast ).easy acces to main street...affordable place for families

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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 and that you appreciated the extra touches that we provide such as the fresh strawberries at breakfast. We hope that you will come back and visit again soon. More

Lodi, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property has NO air conditioning. There is a ceiling fan and fully operating windows that keep the room at a barely tolerable temperature. Also note, there is NO fan in the bathroom, so be prepared for more room humidity if anyone showers. The windows had no working locks or stops, making security and safety an issue. Since all windows... More

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

We are very sorry to hear about all the things that were not working properly while you were here. We really wish that you would have brought all of these to our attention while you were here so that would could have had the opportunity to fix them. We do have locks for our windows and we were not aware... More

Altadena, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The real test of management is not when there is a misunderstanding, but, what management does when there is a misunderstanding. We arrived late Friday night to find our reservation had been changed to a less desirable room. We talked to the manager, and she remedied the issue quickly and unemotionally. Very professional and kind.

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

We appreciate your understanding that mistakes do happen and we are glad that we were able to go above your expectations in customer service. We hope that you will come back and visit again soon! More

GTA, Ontario, Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had no pets. This is an older motel. No A/C, but, they had a fan and windows on either side. It was fairly clean. Furniture old and shabby. Bed OK and We got a good night's sleep. Somehow we were booked into a smoking room??? then we had to pay $10 extra for each of two days for a... More

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

We are sorry to hear that you felt our upgrading fee was unfair. You were booked in a smoking room and the room that you were moved to was a higher priced room. All of our different room types have different rates. We are glad though that you were able to enjoy one of our extra touches like the fresh... 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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