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Reviewed August 15, 2014

Nothing special other then clean room nice gardens location, but you should feel like there glad to see you after many years of going there. I have nothing more too say so I am speachless to come out with 200 characters

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

We are very sorry that you were not properly welcomed back to our hotel! We love seeing our return guests and we apologize that you did not feel like you were made to feel special. We do hope that you will come and see us again and give us the chance to treat you right.

Midlothian, Virginia
Reviewed August 14, 2014

Caroline - she's everywhere, she's everywhere! She greets you upon arrival. She pours your coffee at the morning breakfast and she graciously recommends local restaurants (yes, definitely Sabetta's). We so appreciated her welcoming hospitality and cookies upon arrival. As for the actual accommodations, well, Caroline couldn't do much on her own to improve that aspect. We were surprised that there...

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

We are glad that you enjoyed the service at our hotel but are sorry to hear that you were not pleased with the room. Yes we do not have air conditioning in our rooms and we are sorry that you were unaware of that when you booked the room. We are also sorry that you were not able to explore...

Los Banos, United States
Reviewed August 14, 2014

Very clean and comfortable.... Management is doing a great job. The location is good and in room movies are free on DVD. The Mexican resturant is within walking distance! The ocean is a short drive down the road. Usually, the temperature is in the 60s.

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

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We do hope that you will come back and visit again soon!

SF Bay Area, CA
Reviewed August 10, 2014

Just spent 2 nights at the Best Western as we were visiting friends in the area. Hotel is well located near Highway 1 and Main Street. The room was not huge - but not cramped either. The bathroom was modern and nice with excellent water pressure in the shower/bath! Bed was comfortable and linens looked new. Staff were friendly and...

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

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! We are also glad that you liked our new granite vanities that we have added to our bathrooms. We hope that you will come and visit again soon!

Bellingham, United States
Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is a wonderful, pet friendly place to stay in Morro Bay. They are very pet friendly and very welcoming to their guest. I would not hesitate to return. There is a dog friendly beach just a few minutes away and beautiful sunsets from this property. The beds were very comfortable, too.

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

We are glad that you and your pet friend enjoyed your stay with us! We welcome all our furry friends with a pet basket that has a sheet, towel, treats and directions to the dog beach and parks close by us. We hope that you will come back and visit us again soon!

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed August 3, 2014

Had a wonderful experience during our stay, July 2014! This is probably the most welcoming hotel stay for dogs that we have experienced. This sets apart those hotels that merely allow dogs from those that are truly "dog friendly". We received a basket with dog biscuits, local dog-friendly businesses, a dog towel and sheet to protect the bedding (a great...

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

We are so glad that you and your furry friend enjoyed your stay with us! We also love hearing how much you enjoyed our grounds! We hope that you will come and visit again soon.

Clovis, United States
Reviewed August 1, 2014

The staff was friendly and helpful. The building is old so the bathrooms are tiny and very dated. The room was pleasant, very clean and reasonably attractive. No A/C meant we were a little warm in July, but there was a nice breeze if you don't mind the window being open all night with people going by 2 feet away....

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

We are glad that you found our staff friendly and helpful. While we are an older property we have just recently added the new granite vanities in all of our bathrooms.

Morro Bay, California
Reviewed July 31, 2014

It was over priced and the older woman at the front desk was a bit cranky. There was no air conditioning in the room. We would have had to sleep with the window open and that was too noisy from the highway. There were tiny bugs on the bathroom floor and the bathroom window opened to a service area in...

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We are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. We wished that you would have addressed these problems with us while you were staying here so that we may have tried to fix the issues you encountered.

yorkshire
Reviewed July 29, 2014

We stayed for one night, room was large, comfortable and very clean. It is in a lovely setting, with Morro Rock in front. Breakfast was fine. Lovely place to explore Morro Bay which is well worth a visit. Would stay here again

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We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope that you will come back and visit again soon!

Visalia CA, United States
Reviewed July 28, 2014

Wonderful view of Morro Rock and Pacific Ocean. Maya Mexican Restaurant on site, excellent food, great price. Motel and restaurant very well maintained and CLEAN. I would encourage you make reservations, in Summer anyway. We stayed Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. They had the "No Vacancy" sign on all three nights.

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We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us! We hope that you were able to enjoy the beautiful Morro Bay sunsets on our glider swing! Come back and see us again soon!

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $84 - $214 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“to enjoy sunset, rooms in building away from the office is a great location.”
 of 5 bubbles 507pankajp, 1 week ago | Read review
“rooms near office a little bigger than the ones further away.”
 of 5 bubbles Fenderson, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“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
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