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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Made an online reservation & asked for an ADA room. They called to tell us that they did not have an ADA room, but had a room with some accommodations. When we arrived, the desk clerk insisted on showing us the room before taking it to be sure it woudl meet our needs. It did. It had a wheelchair accessible...

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you will come and visit again soon!

Reviewed 18 June 2015

A real surprise!! Extra towels in the room. Real Glasses and Cups for our use in the room. Plenty of soap and lotions, etc. Traveling on Motorcycles, we where given small towels for our use. They offered use of a "Washing Station" for our Motorcycles. Would rate it Five out Five Stars for anyone traveling on 2 Wheels! Real Cups...

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are a rider friendly hotel and love to make sure that all of our guests receive above and beyond customer service, We hope to see you again soon!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 16 June 2015

There was a lot to like about Best Western El Rancho. We visited San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay during Cal Poly's graduation weekend, so the whole town was packed. The hotel celebrated by giving each guest a bottle of bubbly (or martinelli's) and some chocolate. We got a smallish room for two people, which was probably my fault because...

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us to celebrate graduation. We love hearing that you appreciated our extra touches to help you commemorate. We hope that you will come back and see us again soon!

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2015

We stayed here as an overnight halt, whilst we were driving down the pacific coast highway (state route 1). The hotel was easily spotted from the highway, upon check in the staff were very helpful in telling us the best places to eat in the local area, and a large selection of DVDs meant that we were well entertained. The...

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the El Rancho. We hope that next time you will be able to explore all the fun activities to do in Morro Bay such as kayaking, fishing, surfing and enjoying the beach. We hope to see you again soon!

San Jose, United States
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Quiet location, despite nearness to Hwy. All amenities in room worked great ... refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot, TV, etc. Nice shower with plenty of water pressure. VERY comfortable bed and the ceiling fan was enough to keep us cool, as there is no AC. Rooms are a little small, but the overall experience was great.

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We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you will come and visit again soon!

Reviewed 7 June 2015

This Best Western location combines the very best qualities of a hotel and an inn. The property is well maintained and quaint. Surrounding the pool area are benches, swinging chairs, and bbqs. The staff was very friendly. In the room not only did I receive coffee, tea, shampoo, and soap, but also mouthwash and makeup remover, as well as a...

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Sounds like you had a great time staying with us and that you were able to enjoy all the extra amenities of our hotel. We do hope that we will see you again very soon!

Tucson
Reviewed 30 May 2015

This is a very nice small property with a nice garden area and pool and good breakfast service. My only disappointment was that although it is close to the beach it is not easily accessible as there is a fenced of major highway between the beach and the motel. If that doesn't matter to you it is a good value,...

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. The beach is just a short drive away but doesn't feel that far at night when we can hear that waves crashing! We hope to see you again soon.

Brentwood, United States
Reviewed 27 May 2015

A reasonable place for artists, who have to book lodging in Morro Bay, for Art in The Park. It is away from town so you do have to drive into Morro Bay, but it is 5 minute drive. They actually have real breakfast-eggs, sausage, waffles and great pastries. It is served at 7:30a, so you can eat and still get...

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Elane, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Redlands, United States
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We went to the Paso Robles wine Festival and found the Best Western El Rancho a very nice place to come back and rest up for the next day. It doesn't have a great view of the ocean but it is well kept, everything works, has a nice grass area with BBQ's, outdoor seating, swimming pool, friendly helpful staff, and...

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We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! There are always fun things to do around this area! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

They were so polite keep our room clean had flowers in our room for our anniversary when we arrived. There customer service was great didn't have to wait no longer than 5 min. Even had movies to rent for the night.I plan to stay there again on our next visit thank you so much for your hospitality. 😊😊

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Antoinette, we are so please to hear that you enjoyed sharing your celebration with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN El Rancho

Address: 2460 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442-1552
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Price Range: €65 - €187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN El Rancho 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Best Western El Rancho Hotel Morro Bay
Best Western Morro Bay
Morro Bay Best Western
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Morro Bay
#11 Family Hotel in Morro Bay
#14 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
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“All rooms are at ground level, hallelujah, no stairs to navigate with luggage and belongings!”
 of 5 bubbles se770, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One level but would check with motel on handicap accessibility”
 of 5 bubbles 316jeanm, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not the type of hotel for those who want a high end hotel with all of the high end amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles W9850ZYchristines, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“In my room the full length mirror was not accessible due to the armoire closet.”
 of 5 bubbles Fenderson, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“they are all ground floor rooms with parking out front of each room.”
 of 5 bubbles G3932KDpaulm, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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