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El Rancho Motel
Ranked #18 of 30 Hotels in Williams
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Heading on back west on our trip. Stayed here previously with my husband : ) The front desk man was nice and helpful. Made the suggestion to go to bearizona, which was excellent the baby bears are SOOOO cute! Room was clean and location quiet.

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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

We stayed in the family suite, which had 3 beds. The rooms was nice, if dated. The beds which is really what we wanted were so so, with at least one bed still having plastic on the mattress. Other then that it was nice. The town itself was nice as well, a little on the touristy side, but nice.

Room Tip: For larger families the family room was a decent deal. Though I wonder if two rooms might have been...
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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 27, 2013

Well worth a stay, very friendly hosts , rooms old but very clean. This is a well priced hotel in a fantastic town. Excellent advice on where to eat and drink. Motel is being refurbished so this will make it even better

Room Tip: Down stairs if you have heaps of luggage
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

We just got back from a trip to the Grand Canyon. We stayed at the El Rancho Motel in Williams for 2 night. The employees were pleasant and gave us good tips on where to eat and what to go see around the area. The motel was very clean and comfy, the rooms are large with a small refrigerator and a microwave in the room. The office had coffee and fresh danish in the mornings. It is old but on the Historic Route 66, so for you nostalgia buffs this stay is for you. The pool is being renovated right now but it was cloudy every day since it is the rainy season in Arizona. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Motel is clean, comfortable, and a great find at a great price. The owner is very nice and freely makes recommendations on restaurants and things to do. The motel is at the eastern edge of Williams on fabled Route 66. Everything is within walking distance though if you want to drive there is plenty of parking available. Room included fridge, coffee maker, and microwave. A very relaxing evening, would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

We stayed in this motel on our way to the Grand Canyon. Although it's an older motel it was clean, a good location and very affordable. The staff was very nice and friendly and accommodating. Would stay at this motel again if I was in the area.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

This place does not look great from the outside but is very adequate, simple and very clean

The welcome from Doug was very friendly. I felt relaxed straight away after a long journey. Very helpful for restaurant etc

Williams is a very good spot for the Grand Canyon. I left early and beat the traffic

El Rancho is the place to stay

Stayed: June 2013, traveled solo
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Additional Information about El Rancho Motel

Address: 617 E Route 66, Williams, AZ 86046-2705
Location: United States > Arizona > Williams
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Williams
Price Range: $57 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Rancho Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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 
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