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    El Rancho Motel

    8500 West Flambeau Ave., Contact Hotel for Avilability, Ladysmith, WI 54848
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    07/09/2017 07/10/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Traveler (8)
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          Hotel & Grounds (13)
          • Excellent19%
          • Very good19%
          • Average14%
          • Poor14%
          • Terrible34%
          Oct 3, 2016
          Aug 24, 2016
          “No longer nice”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Room Service
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair access
          Golf course
          Laundry Service
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed October 3, 2016

          The plumbing was slow took forever to drain the sink and toilet flushes slow. It was the smell that got to me. Like old swimming pool chemicals. Made my eyes water and I coughed all night. Thought price was high for what it was.More

          Thank BlackBearLaurie05
          Response from RAW905, Owner at El Rancho MotelResponded March 17, 2017

          We made every attempt to make our customers happy. We have remodeled the entire motel with new windows, siding, and new linen and new 39 inch flat screen TV' s and new lobby. Each room now has a refrigerator and microwave. New management. Unfortunately customers...More

          Reviewed August 24, 2016

          This motel was built in the 1960's or 70's, and was once the nicest motel in town, and the adjoining El Rancho restaurant was one of the nicest in town as well... The original owners sold it about 5 years back and it has fallen...More

          Thank Jon Q P
          Response from RAW905, Owner at El Rancho MotelResponded March 17, 2017

          We are so sorry to hear your comments on the guests rate you gave to the motel people staying here. As you think the truckers, loggers or construction workers have a lesser standard than you do. We have remodeled the entire motel with new windows,...More

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          Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

          I called ahead because of a previous stay to see if any remodeling had been done. When I checked in there was an offensive sign hanging in the check in area. The 2 rooms I reserved stunk of mildew. There was mold in the tube...More

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          Reviewed September 28, 2015

          I traveled to the area to see the fall colors. I knew I did not plan on spending my time lounging in a hotel room on this visit so I was looking for a place to sleep and shower. The room was inexpensive for the...More

          Thank CABurza
          Response from RAW905, Owner at El Rancho MotelResponded March 17, 2017

          Thank you for your review .. since you ' ve stayed in 2015 we have put a new remodeled lobby, siding, windows, new linen, 39 inch flat screen tv's, hope you come back and see the improvement we' ve made to this great motel. appreciate...More

          Reviewed September 2, 2015

          Air conditioner did not work, transferred to another room. The smell was horrible, cigarette/cigar/mildew. We had to purchase room air fresheners and Febreeze and spray everything. The smell was so intense, my husband and I had headaches, so we stayed away from the room as...More

          1  Thank Oldiesbutgoodies49
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Room Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Golf course
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Price range
          • $74 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 27
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          • Location
          • United States >
          • Wisconsin >
          • Ladysmith
          • Also Known As
          • Best Western El Rancho Hotel Ladysmith
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          "No Room is a good room.. ALL are old & decrepit.."
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          "Best price in Ladysmith, WI Convenient location to restaurants, small retailers and Walmart."
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          "Find another hotel"
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          "Check mattress pads on beds. If they not fitted and well padded, take them off. They usually bunch up at..."
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