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Lake Elsinore, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 25, 2014

I am not sure if I just stayed in the wrong room or what, but according to the other reviews, I was sadly disapointed... the room was cramped, stuffy and just smelled "old" compared to other Best Western Hotels, I did not feel that this one was up to their standards. that is all

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1 Thank DogLVR12
BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your stay. We are an older hotel but have continuously updated our property. We have brand new granite vanities in our bathrooms just installed this spring! More 

Sacramento, California
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2014

We paid $370 for just two nights and this was a motel with a fairly small room. However, everything is super clean, looks newly painted, and it is close to everything you'd want to see in the area. Although close to the HWY, it is quiet. The pool and view from it is nice. The breakfast leaves a lot to... More 

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad that you were pleased with our rooms. We have recently added fresh strawberries and local pastries to our breakfast! We hope that you will come back and visit again soon! More 

Lancaster, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 21, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at this Best Western. The bed was comfortable, they had great water pressure, and a great breakfast. Loved sitting in the swing near the pool area. I wished I could have stayed longer.

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad that you were able to enjoy all that our outdoor area has to offer while you were staying with us! We hope that you will come back and visit again soon! More 

Castro Valley, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 19, 2014

A very nice hotel with a heated swimming pool. Our room was very comfortable with modern TV and WIFI connection. We really enjoyed the complementary breakfast. The Mexican Restaurant adjacent to the hotel has very good food and the staff was very friendly. I would have liked to be on the west side of Highway 1 in the downtown area... More 

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope that you were able to take delight in the beautiful sunsets over the ocean that we can see from our side of Highway 1. We hope that you will come back and see us again soon! More 

Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2014

This motel is a delight. The hosts are warm and friendly and the rooms are spotless. They welcomed our pets (a greyhound and a rat terrier) with doggie treats and special baskets of goodies. The motel is convenient to on/off ramps on HWY 1 and just a short distance from the Embarcadero, which also boasts restaurants that allow your dogs... More 

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad that you and your four-legged friend enjoyed your stay with us! We also provide a list of all of the pet friendly restaurants in the area in the pet basket provided in your room! We hope that you come back and visit again soon. More 

santa maria, United States
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2014

The pool was great, always nice and warm. The staff goes out of their way to ensure your stay is enjoyable. There is a nice area for relaxing complete with a gas BBQ and a briquette BBQ, a nice swing, and tables and chairs for use. The whole place is very well decorated and maintained, inside and out. We come... More 

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are so happy that you have enjoyed staying with us! We are glad that you were able to utilize our great outdoor BBQ and dining area! It is the perfect place to gather and enjoy the beautiful weather here in Morro Bay! We hope that you will come and visit again soon! More 

Fountain Valley, CA
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15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have stayed at this Best Western twice now and have very much enjoyed it. The rooms that I have stayed in are not very large but they have been very clean and comfortable. I have also enjoyed the pool and green belt area that has a very nice swing, barbecue area and tables and chairs. The motel is close... More 

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are so glad that you had such a nice time at our hotel! We also love the views of the water, especially the sunsets. We hope that you come back and see us again soon! More 

1 review
Reviewed July 14, 2014

I love stopping here, I always know the rooms are clean and beds are WONDERFUL. I love that I can walk to the beach or dive into town. The people at the Hotel are like family. I stop here every chance I can.

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoying staying with us! We think of our return guests like family too! We hope that you come back and visit again soon! More 

Bakersfield
1 review
Reviewed July 11, 2014

price was a little steep, but every thing was very nice and they have a great heated pool and breakfast was good every day. I would stay again and recommend this hotel. This is a great get away place and they are very pet friendly.

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad that you had fun on your beach trip! We always welcome our guest traveling with pets with a basket full of goodies for you to use during your stay. We do hope that you will come back and visit us again soon! More 

Marina del Rey, California
2 reviews
Reviewed July 9, 2014

we only stayed one night, but it was clean and staff was very nice. our beds were comfy and we had a good nights rest. our neighbors were a bit noisy and kept slamming the door, which was annoying. but over all good place for a pit stop

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We wish that you would have let the front desk clerk know about the noise and we would have done our best to fix the issue. We do hope that you will come back and see us again! More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to BEST WESTERN El Rancho!Escape to this Morro Bay, California hotel offering comfortable and affordable accommodations near Hearst Castle, Morro Bay Beach and Cal Poly University. Welcome to the BEST WESTERN El Rancho where guests will receive personalized customer service, quiet accommodations. Newly refurbished, this California Best Western hotel offers convenient access to many local attractions, shopping and dining options in and around Morro Bay. Guests staying at this Morro Bay hotel will enjoy single story accommodations with well-appointed guest rooms featuring cable television, coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, iron and ironing board and free high-speed Internet access. Dining is made easy with the hotel's complimentary breakfast and a restaurant right across the parking lot as well as 2 patios for our guests' use. The outdoor heated swimming pool(SEASONAL) provides a great place for guests to unwind and refresh.enjoy the sunset view from our garden area. For added convenience, the BEST WESTERN El Rancho offers large vehicle parking.There is no better lodging choice than the BEST WESTERN El Rancho when visiting Morro Bay. Located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, guests at the hotel will have convenient access to a variety of area attractions including views of the Pacific Ocean. Spend an afternoon touring nearby Hearst Castle or San Luis Obispo Mission, exploring Morro Bay Rock, biking or hiking through Morro Bay State Park or enjoying some beach fun at Atascadero State park. Cal Poly University and Cuesta College are both located close by making the BEST WESTERN El Rancho ideal lodging when touring the campus or visiting friends. The caring staff at the AAA-3 Diamond BEST WESTERN El Rancho is ready to ensure an enjoyable stay in Morro Bay, California. Make a reservation today and save! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN El Rancho

Address: 2460 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442-1552
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Price Range: $77 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN El Rancho 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Best Western El Rancho Hotel Morro Bay
Best Western Morro Bay
Morro Bay Best Western
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Morro Bay
#11 Family Hotel in Morro Bay
#14 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
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“All rooms are at ground level, hallelujah, no stairs to navigate with luggage and belongings!”
 of 5 bubbles se770, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“One level but would check with motel on handicap accessibility”
 of 5 bubbles 316jeanm, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“Not the type of hotel for those who want a high end hotel with all of the high end amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles W9850ZYchristines, Aug 15, 2016 | Read review
“In my room the full length mirror was not accessible due to the armoire closet.”
 of 5 bubbles Fenderson, Aug 7, 2016 | Read review
“they are all ground floor rooms with parking out front of each room.”
 of 5 bubbles G3932KDpaulm, Jul 6, 2016 | Read review
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