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El Rancho Motor Hotel

1623 Second Ave. W, Williston, ND 58801
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El Rancho Motor Hotel
Ranked #16 of 22 hotels in Williston
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Deephaven MN
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Great change of pace for a city that is exploding at the seams and is packed with chain hotels. The El Rancho is a charming hotel from the days when Williston was a quieter place. The staff is friendly and helpful and remodeling seems to be progressing throughout the property. The new restaurant on-site has excellent and innovative food. Sure... More

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Billings, Montana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

I stay at this hotel often for work. It is an older hotel that was probably rather classy in its time. It is certainly showing signs of age at this point but is still an adequate place to stay. It is VERY difficult to find a hotel room in Williston at any given point due to the oil boom in... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

I received horrible service during my stay in El Rancho. First, when we checked in they gave us a room with one bed when we had specifically requested a room with 2 beds when we made the reservation. When I went to the front desk the girl seemed to have no idea what I was saying and called her manager.... More

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Calgary
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117 reviews 117 reviews
37 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I stayed here on business and find the El Rancho as a good deal with clean comfortable rooms.

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Dallas, Texas
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687 reviews 687 reviews
132 hotel reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Stayed here for work, rooms are basic but clean. Hotel staff is less than decent, asking for anything you just get stares. Overall its a place to sleep and nothing more.

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Kiel
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

My husband & I travel alot to Williston, to see our daughter. We ALWAYS stay at El Rancho. We love being there. Everyone treats us like family. Of all the places we stay on our trip there, this hotel is No. 1 for us. The hotel staff always goes beyond to make sure everything is okay. Our room is quiet... More

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Bismarck, North Dakota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

I have stayed in many places and I was very pleased with my stay at El Rancho. The front desk staff was very helpful in pointing out a place where I could wash the bugs off my car. I ate in the restaurant and the food was excellent. My room was quiet and clean and I enjoyed the free wifi!... More

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Ifalls
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Our family of 6 (4 kids) pulled into this hotel later in the evening after a long drive from Yellowstone vacation. It appeared decent on the outside, yet old. We were happy to get a room, as others were booked in town. Not a good price, but at least a room. Upon entering our room, I noticed the bathroom floor... More

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012 via mobile

I feel fortunate to get a room at the El Rancho. Clean, roomy and safe.

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St Paul, MN
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
66 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2010

But when traveling on a holiday weekend, you take what you can get. Room was clean, comfortable, dated, but quiet.. Parked my motorcycle outside my room window, Front desk clerk lacked a sense of humor, but it's what I needed.. a quiet, clean room with good FREE WiFi!,

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Additional Information about El Rancho Motor Hotel

Address: 1623 Second Ave. W, Williston, ND 58801
Location: United States > North Dakota > Williston
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #16 of 22 hotels in Williston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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