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El Rancho Motel

617 East Route 66, Williams, AZ 86046
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Service is very friendly, although the room is a little small. They go to bed early, even on the weekends. I called at 10:00pm on a Saturday night to tell them I'd be coming late, and they had already gone to bed, even though the answering machine states they are around until 10:30. However, my room key was waiting for... More 

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This is an older Route 66 motel - clean enough and acceptable for a 1 night stay. Pretty good price for the area. Wifi useless but I would recommend for a night. Not sure why you'd want to stay longer in Williams.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We were warmly greeted by the staff and provided with coupons for a local restaurant. That what the best part of our stay. It's a friendly hotel that is a little dated and not that comfortable. It was okay for a quick overnight stay and we were anxious to leave. I agree with the other reviewers about the wifi. They... More 

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new york
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30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

My family of 4 recently stayed here and couldn't wait to check out. We checked in to the hotel with a very friendly staff member. We were expecting a pool at this hotel, but she informed us that there used to be a pool, but it is no longer in service. Note to trip advisor: change this on your website.... More 

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D'Iberville, Mississippi
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41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Completely basic motel. Zero amenities, not even shampoo. My friend said it look like a motel out of some scary movie, but I thought it was fine, Staff was friendly. Beds and room were old and outdated, but exceptionally clean. I would definitely recommend.

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allover
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Reservations required, this hotel was full when we got there. Many foreign tourists heading to the Grand Canyon. El Rancho was on the edge of town, which made it surprisingly quiet. It's a classic Route 66 hotel, in a Classic Route 66 town, although it is the worst looking hotel in the daylight. The lady at the desk was fantastic,... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Clean motel, short walk from Williams centre. If you want a basic, cheap place to stay, the El Rancho fits the bill. The staff are friendly, decent area for parking, easy access to the Grand Canyon Railway which is about a 10 minute walk away. Wi-if was hit and miss.

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Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We had a last minute reservation here on 3/30 and the front desk was really helpful and friendly - this is a classic roadside motel and even has buzzing neon lights like you would see in a movie - it was neat and clean and quiet - nothing fancy and seemed like a good deal at $64.

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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I'm not actually reviewing the hotel because I didn't get a chance to stay there, I just wanted to update everyone. The El Rancho motel is not pet friendly. I had planned on staying there because online it says pet friendly, but after driving for 22 hours, found that the front desk said not pet friendly. I then found out... More 

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Brussels, Illinois
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110 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in Williams to see the Grand Canyon (about 50 miles). Drove through the nostalgic strip of motels, shops, coffee shops and restaurants to find this one at the end of it. Glad we inquired. It's quiet, clean although a little outdated with hard beds but a bargain at $46 a night including tax. American owned. The owner is very... More 

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