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BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Millbrae
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
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“Convenient Airport Hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2014

We needed a hotel close to the airport as we were only staying a short time and would not have a car. This hotel has a great early morning shuttle and is so very close to SFO.
The room we had was very clean and super comfortable. There were a ton of pillows to choose from too. The breakfast was by far the best we've had. Muffins, scones, plus little egg quiche like snacks all from a local bakery. On site restaurant was very good as well for dinner.

Room Tip: There is a king bed room that has a separate bedroom with another large bed. Perfect for families.
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
Thanks for staying with us and providing your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed our complimentary morning departure snack.
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stay here before we go abroad. The staff, the driver, the food, and the rooms are very good. The motel is very close to the SF airport. The motel drivers work on time so we never worry about missing a flight. The restaurant is a pleasant room and has good food and service. The only rooms that are not so nice are the bottom floor rooms close to the check-in lobby.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
We appreciate your feedback. Thank you.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2014

Been to many airport hotels and this is one of the best values. I also got rescued by Lucio Galvez last night when the trunk to my car wouldn't open. Imagine the hotel has a guy dedicated to assist with car services.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
Thank you for your continued loyalty and we are glad Lucio could assist you with your vehicle.
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Palo Alto, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2014

WE stay at the hotel whenever we leave from SFO with the convenience of parking our car. It is a great value for the money. WE have confidence that our car will be looked after well in a safe location. The restaurant serves well presented food of good quality. The room is most comfortable.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review, June 4, 2014
Thank you for staying with us and providing such positive feedback about our Park and Fly program.
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Guerneville, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

El Rancho Inn has been my choice for years. For a park & fly , this motel has no peer in the San Francisco Airport area. Everything is run like clockwork, from departure snack to airport pickup shuttle and vehicle return. This is real service at a most reasonable price, and staff are very courteous as well.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
Thanks for your loyalty and recognizing our Park and Fly program and our wonderful staff.
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Redding, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

Very convenient hotel, when flying out of SFO, to leave your car and stay one night. Older hotel, but nicely remodeled, attractive pool/restaurant/bar area. Rooms on the ground floor very convenient. You can park your car right outside and don't have to carry heavy suitcases upstairs. Shuttle driver already organizes your room and your car being at the hotel, by the time he has picked you up at SFO.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
We appreciate you staying with us prior to your trip out of SFO.
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Redding, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

We were very satisfied with the PLUS El Rancho Inn. Exceptionally helpful and patient staff. They responded to a reservation snafu with personal attention. The place was comfortable and clean. The shuttle service went off without a hitch and the gentleman picking us up was friendly and helpful. One thing: be sure to be ready 10 minutes ahead of time: they pick up at a few hotels in the immediate vicinity.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
Thank you for staying with us and providing such positive feedback regarding our Park and Fly program.
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Property: BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn
Address: 1100 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2015
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Location: United States > California > Millbrae
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Millbrae
#1 Romantic Hotel in Millbrae
#1 Family Hotel in Millbrae
#2 Green Hotel in Millbrae
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 219
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Closest Best Western hotel to SFO Airport, AAA 3 Diamond Rated, with full service restaurant offering complimentary daily departure snack from 4:30am - 9:30am. At the Best Western Plus El Rancho Inn you’re sure to find that little something extra. With our modern amenities and thoughtful design, the Best Western Plus El Rancho Inn will stand out among other hotels in Millbrae, CA. For the business traveler, a spacious work desk and free internet access are included in all our guest rooms to ensure you don’t miss a beat while you’re away from the office. For extended stays, each room provides a convenient in-room mini fridge that is ideal for drinks and snacks. We also have an in-house fitness room, so you can keep up your workout routine while you’re on the road. As always, the Best Western Plus El Rancho Inn will provide you with the superior customer service that you are used to at any Best Western hotel ... more   less 
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