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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Owner was really nice and tried to help us with everything we needed, price was extremely good! The only problem was it was really outdated but was still fairly clean, Would definitely stay again when in the area.

Thank jmg2012
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Can't speak for other rooms but room three was so dirty,I washed a spot on the kitchen floor and told manager if the remainder of floor wasn't cleaned we wanted our money back.Never should have stayed but unable to find another room in town.The one mattress was so gross,sheets old,crumbs in one bed,bathroom floor was filthy,I told him I didn't...

Thank Pat D
Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Friends and I stayed here a few consecutive nights and weren't entirely put off. We had some difficulty making communication with staff for a relatively late night check in, however ; once we did make contact the staff were quite friendly and professional. There was a considerable amount of effort made to ensure a physically clean location and to that...

Thank BJMaclennan
Reviewed October 15, 2015

Owners very friendly and helpful. Room was comfortable and good value. Older establishment but clean. Was happy with room for my stay and would stay again in the future. Close to downtown area and other scenic areas I was interested in.

Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

This motel has one thing going for it : very reasonable price. With the senior discount, it was so inexpensive, I booked it. If you can put up with some shabbiness, it's a bargain in Yarmouth. The pillows were old, tired, flat and need to be replaced. The sheets were clean, but soo old. The blanket and bed spread--yick. The...

1Thank carole c
Rockville Centre
Reviewed August 8, 2015

The room was loaded with that sweet cleaner smell. The towels were thin and scratchy, the pillow cases were discolored and looked dirty. There was on tiny window in the bathroom for ventilation or you could keep the door open and the WiFi was able to be used if you sat in your car in front of the office only....

1Thank Frances D
Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Wifi only works outside the room or in the office. Glass shelf above sink wasn't even wiped off. Carpet looks disgusting. If it wasn't late and we knew availability we would leave. Pillow is yellow. Avoid this place ! Sitting in car to keep warm while using wifi.

Thank David J
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were looking for a place to stay in Yarmouth after a day of a lot of driving ..,But all the other hotels were just to expensive for us so we taught we would try El Rancho Motel.. I have to say it was no 5 *..But the Bed was comfortable and the room was clean what more does a...

2Thank Janette M
Knebworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for an average and inexpensive place to stay in Yarmouth, then this is the place. Our room was clean and comfortable, though rather dated and a little cramped, with a giant refrigerator pushed up against a single bed! We could hear our neighbours (who appeared to be living at the motel) through the wall, though luckily they...

2Thank Jane P
Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

The name conjures images of a cheesy western theme but that is not the case. El Rancho is a modest motel with clean, comfortable rooms. My room had recently been painted and was well maintained. The owner was very friendly and concerned that I was all set. The included breakfast consisted of coffee, a variety of juices, muffins, yogurt, choice...

4Thank Portcitymoon
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about El Rancho Motel

Address: 214 Hwy 1, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 4A5, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Yarmouth
Price Range: $75 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Rancho Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 317
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“check for clean beds and floors”
 of 5 bubbles patd533, Aug 16, 2016 | Read review
“Go elsewhere.”
 of 5 bubbles FRAND907, Aug 8, 2015 | Read review
“You have to try El Rancho you would be pleasantly surprised .”
 of 5 bubbles 301janettem, Jul 23, 2015 | Read review
“Bring you own bar of soap and a bag of ice if you need it.”
 of 5 bubbles Larry042, Sep 15, 2014 | Read review
“Do not always go by the looks. If you want fancy go to the big expensive hotels. If you want something more homey check out the motels. They treat you like guests & treat you right”
 of 5 bubbles 144ingaj, Aug 8, 2014 | Read review
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