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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I spent two nights at El Rancho in August while visiting the South Rim. The motel was one of the cleanest I have ever stayed in, cleaner than some high-end hotels. All the amenities were working fine and the room was equipped with everything you may need for a comfortable night. If I could offer a suggestion... More 

Thank magda2016
Boynton Beach, Florida
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

clean, comfortable and worked out ok for us for 2 nights. Don't expect fluffy towels, plenty of great coffee and fancy soaps. If you want a frugal, no frills; bed, shower,refrig, microwave and little coffee maker kind of place it is here. It is an old time motel. There are lots of expensive motels around Grand Canyon, but this was... More 

Thank grandmacurly
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised when we arrived. The daughter in law of the owner checked us in. She was helpful and kind...down to earth. The motel was clean but it is just the basics. We paid such a good rate, I wasn't expecting much and it exceeded my expectations. We were spending two days at the Grand Canyon and we... More 

Thank Jerseymomof4
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This motel will remind you of a 1960's motel, which is what it is. It is well kept, clean friendly and offers recommendation on where to eat, sight see. It felt very comfortable and very convenient to the rest of the town of Williams. This the way motels use to be like before big corporations got involved.

Thank a1rtimus
Waynesville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

With a little upgrading, this place would be super sweet. Friendly staff and very clean and quiet rooms for a fair and not overblown price. On the nice quiet part of town, but within walking distance to everything.

Thank Leslie M
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The room we stayed in had broken air conditioning, the temperature outside was better than inside. Apart from that the stay was okay. The motel is located at a good site, easy to get to the road for the grand canyon.

Thank Juan G

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Williams is not a big town so your hotel/motel selections are limited and can be expensive. We wanted to take the train to Grand Canyon so selected a motel in Williams that was not very expensive. It is a small place (not many rooms) at one end of Route 66 in the town so it is convenient to everything including... More 

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Bradwell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Stayed here before a visit to the Grand Canyon. Much cheaper than staying nearer and still only one hour away. Central location so plenty of places to eat. Clean, fridge and microwave in room and free wifi. Would recommend.

Thank Leslie W
Aalst, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Same remark as other reviewers. Old but very clean. The owners are super sympathetic and very helpful. The price is very reasonable for a rather expensive place such as Williams. A lot of restaurants and shops at walking distance. Safe place. Free parking and free fast internet.

Thank BossErpe
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

No, this motel is not the best. However, it was clean and quiet and inexpensive. It was exactly what I needed for my trip to Grand Canyon. I wanted a place with a micro and frig-bed and shower. This place fit the bill. I checked in the night before my All Stars Grand Canyon tour and checked out the day... More 

Thank Lisa S
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the El Rancho Motel of Williams, Arizona, located in historic downtown Williams, gateway to the Grand Canyon and old Route 66. Home of the Grand Canyon Railway - The perfect destination for travelers looking for relaxation and comfort, or travelers looking for adventure. Whatever you are looking for, the El Rancho Motel of Williams is the perfect motel choice for your visit to the Grand Canyon. Just steps away from some of Williams finest attractions - The motel is walking distance to fabulous restaurants, shopping, museums and the famous Grand Canyon Railroad. Located with Route 66 old time traditional ambiance and lots of amenities, the El Rancho Motel of Williams, Arizona is not only the best choice in motels, it is an outstanding valve. Pool is scheduled for upcoming renovations and not available for use at this time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Rancho Motel

Address: 617 E Route 66, Williams, AZ 86046-2705
Location: United States > Arizona > Williams
Price Range: $54 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
El Rancho Hotel
El Rancho Motel Williams
El Rancho Williams
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