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“Another relaxing stay” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of BEST WESTERN El Rancho

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BEST WESTERN El Rancho
Ranked #18 of 29 Hotels in Morro Bay
Hanford, California
2 reviews
“Another relaxing stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2012

I stay here often when I visit for a couple of days. It's quiet and I feel safe. It's off the beaten path yet close to everything. The staff is great and I am always greated warmly. Because it's my choice of stay in Morro Bay, I'm treated like one of the family.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled solo
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Thank Beth V
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bw_elrancho, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review, March 2, 2012
Thank you so much for your repeated stays with us. We are very glad that you continually enjoy your stay with us. We hope to see you soon!
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coalinga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2012

The El Rancho is where we stay when we want to get a way for a couple of days with or with out our pet. It is by far the best experience we have had from a pet friendly hotel and would recommend it for fido. There is several good places to take your dog for a run on the beach and also near by dog parks. But what we appreciate the most is the hospitailty and friendly customer service we receive every time we come here and we make it a point to come as much as possible to the BW El Rancho. The staff is always friendly and genuine. Thanks again and hope to see you soon. Ray. C Coalinga, Ca

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
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bw_elrancho, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review, February 9, 2012
Thank you so much for taking the time to post your opinion of our property. We are very happy that you have enjoyed numerous stay with us. We can't wait to see you again (hopefully soon)!
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San Ramon, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2012

Great Personnel - attitude of staff off the chart! Great Breakfast - better than any Best Western we have stayed at. Location is great, facilities even better.

If your on the coast and don't say here, you're making a mistake

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
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bw_elrancho, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review, January 29, 2012
Thank you for your lovely comments! We are very happy that you enjoyed the attitude of our staff, deluxe continental breakfast, and our location and facilities. We hope to see you again very soon!
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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2012

This is the 'gem' for customer service in the Best Western chain. The property is always clean, the breakfast is amazing, and the view is great! Another bonus is Blue Ray Players in the room and a selection of DVD's that can be borrowed from the front desk. This is the best location to stay at in Morro Bay, and you won't be disappointed. Oh, and the rates are great as well!

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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bw_elrancho, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review, January 30, 2012
Thank You for your feedback. Wea re happy that you enjoy our clean property, deluxe continental breakfast, and view from the property when you stay with us. You must have been lucky enough to stay in one of our few rooms with BluRay/DVD players - good for you! - though all rooms do have a DVD player. We hope to see you again soon!
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Walnut, California, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2012

The El Rancho is our go-to hotel when we want to escape for a few days. We've been visiting this hotel for years and the staff has always been friendly and helpful. We really like the updates they have given the rooms. Our well-behaved dog has always been welcome and they even left a doggie welcome basket in our room when we arrived. The off-leash dog beach is nearby and the staff provides a list of dog-friendly restaurants. We highly recommend this hotel for anyone who wants a quiet, relaxing getaway.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Ann B
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bw_elrancho, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review, January 29, 2012
Thank you for posting your review of our property. We are very happy that you have enjoyed your many stays with us and the many new upgrades to the rooms and breakfast. We hope to welcome you and your dog very soon!
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Baker City, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2012

Great manicured property, clean rooms, wonderful and helpful staff......After many years traveling and one who enjoys hot and 'full' water showers, this place is in my top three.
wonderful, stayed there longer than I should have but it was SUPER. Rooms are a little old, but the cleanliness makes up for any cons. Would stay here again in a heartbeat, no traffic noise, no distractions.......In the warmer days, they have a pool and a picnic area with BBQ pit.
continental bkfst was waffles, sausage, eggs, pastries, juices et al.......do not underestimate...

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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1 Thank frank s
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bw_elrancho, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review, January 29, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are very happy that you enjoyed the clean rooms, great water in the shower, and our helpful staff. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We would love to see you again!
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Torrance, California
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2012

The owners of this hotel are quite obviously proud of their property, and it shows! There may be fancier places to stay, but I love the "old school" feeling of this road-trip style hotel in Morro Bay. Friendly people (especially Sarah & Colleen!), they allow well-behaved pets - which is even fun for those of us that love dogs, but don't have one. The grounds have lovely plants & roses, the breakfast area is immaculate and the rooms are well-kept and have recent upgrades and nice amenities. Easy to get to, great location, very reasonable rates and associated with Best Western's rewards program - what's not to love?!? We'll be back! ~SHE

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
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1 Thank shelli_english
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bw_elrancho, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review, January 19, 2012
Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed our recent upgrades and our well-tended flowers. We are very happy that you have enjoyed your many stays with us. We look forward to accommodating you again soon!
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Property: BEST WESTERN El Rancho
Address: 2460 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442-1552
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Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Morro Bay
#11 Family Hotel in Morro Bay
#14 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN El Rancho 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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 
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