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Best Western El Rancho

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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanna start this review saying i loved my stay at this hotel itself. We stayed two nights. Room was comfortable and clean. Loved that the restaurant was right there. The grounds were well maintained. We spent all day exploring morro bay and were to...More

2  Thank perijae304
Response from twinsbaybw, Public Relations Manager at Best Western El RanchoResponded 1 week ago

Dear Perijae304, We are truly sorry for the inconvenience that you may have experienced. We have checked our reservation systems and it seems that you did make your reservation through booking.com and those charges that you are staying are from booking.com. I have learned in...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Many many places to stay in Morro Bay. I was looking for something affordable and close to the beach and dock area. This was the sweetest place. It's not right at the ocean front but close enough to walk if you want. It was very...More

1  Thank Dennie E
Response from twinsbaybw, General Manager at Best Western El RanchoResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Dennie E, Thank you for your lovely comments about your stay with us here. We are pleased that your enjoyed it and thank your honest opinion about the staff. Just to let you know, we are in the process of upgrading and updating the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It only took about 10 mins of me being there to get into an argument with the family that owns this hotel. The quality of the location was not up to what I expected as Best Western standards. The hotel had NO air conditioning. The...More

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2  Thank followcg
Response from twinsbaybw, Owner at Best Western El RanchoResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear FollowCG, On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. But I would like to take the time and discuss the comments you made in regards to my staff running this property. First, FollowCG, the property is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Management screwed up my reservation and locked me out of second night of paid room, Hotel staff stole my property from room and refused to provide breakfast paid for in room rate. Manager called police and told me I would be arrested for requesting an...More

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1  Thank TimberBeast2003
Response from twinsbaybw, General Manager at Best Western El RanchoResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear TimberBeast2003, Why don't we start off by really writing the truth since the property has 24 hour surveillance everywhere including inside the lobby/breakfast area-that is where all of this took place. First, we did not make your reservation, (we as in Best Western), your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay wasn't the best. Arrival was problematic. There was a hand-written sign taped to the office door that said closed until 0730. We arrived before 1000 pm, so not too late. I rang the night bell and the attendant eventually answered. No greeting, just,More

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2  Thank Rory B
Response from twinsbaybw, General Manager at Best Western El RanchoResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rory B, On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better experience...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$98 - US$259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Morro Bay
#7 Family Hotel in Morro Bay
#14 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$98 - US$259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Morro Bay
#7 Family Hotel in Morro Bay
#14 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (69)
Room & Suite (22)
Pool & Beach (5)
Dining (4)
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Barry T
25 January 2018|
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Response from Joyce K K | Property representative |
Yes we have a nice continental Breakfast with Fresh Fruits and a Waffle Maker.
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Gail L
9 July 2015|
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Response from BestWestern E | Property representative |
We only have one room that has a king bed and is a smoking room. It is in the 200's building. While you can see the ocean and Morro Rock from our property, we don't have any views from the rooms.
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cnfour
4 May 2015|
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Response from BestWestern E | Property representative |
Unfortunately we have no 3 room suites...
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Room Tips
"All rooms are in good location."
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"Reasonable distance from highway and ocean."
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"The rooms did not have USB charging ports for mobile phones & tablets, so be sure to bring chargers."
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"to enjoy sunset, rooms in building away from the office is a great location."
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