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“Planes,Trains & Automobiles” 3 of 5 stars
Review of El Rancho Motel

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El Rancho Motel
36355 N. Hwy 41, (Rt 41&21), Gurnee, IL 60031   |  
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Ranked #10 of 12 hotels in Gurnee
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“Planes,Trains & Automobiles”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2008

I have never stayed at this motel but was thrilled when I saw it featured in the movie Planes,Trains & Automobiles with John Candy & Steve Martin. This is the hotel that they go to when the car is almost completely demolished & Steve Martin tries to give the clerk a burned, curled up credit card. So anyways it looks like a hole in the wall but it's exciting to see a place that close to your home in a major movie.

Stayed December 2003
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Also Known As:
El Rancho Hotel Gurnee
El Rancho Hotel
Address: 36355 N. Hwy 41, (Rt 41&21), Gurnee, IL 60031
Location: United States > Illinois > Lake County > Gurnee
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Ranked #10 of 12 hotels in Gurnee

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