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BEST WESTERN El Rancho

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Prescott, United States
Reviewed 20 April 2015

On a jaunt down California's Central Coast for a vacation, our last night was scheduled at Best Western El Rancho in Morro Bay. We were charmed by the little town. At check-in, we were informed that the hotel does not staff the lobby overnight, which would likely have been okay - except that the lobby did not open until 7:30am...

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

Mark we apologize that we didn't inform you that we do have management on the property 24 hours even though our lobby does close for the night. We wish that you would have let us know that you were going to be departing before breakfast and we would have been happy to give you some of our to go items...

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

I had a confirmed reservation for 2 on April 17, 2015 for one night for two people which I made on January 3rd. We arrived at 1:30 pm prior to the 3pm check-in time and were told that the rooms were not yet available and that they would call us once the rooms were made up. I received a call...

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Arbuckle, United States
Reviewed 17 April 2015

The El Rancho is my go to motel when I am in the San Luis Obispo area! I find it a good value. The service and the staff are excellent. I have always gotten a good nights sleep because the beds are quality. They serve a good breakfast; one of the tops within those of the chain that I have...

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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 always love welcoming back our return guests. We hope that you will be coming more often with our new loyalty rewards program and earning your free night! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Henderson, United States
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Very friendly staff. Clean and comfortable room. Relatively quiet (especially when the fan or heater is not in use) despite being right off the highway. The rooms are small, but, who stays in their room when they are on vacation?

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We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope that you were able to relax by our pool or watch the sunset from our glider swing. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Visalia, California
Reviewed 7 April 2015

This was our first time to stay at the Best Western El Rancho in Morro Bay and was pleasantly surprised. Above all things, I consider it a great value. The room was clean, with plenty of room. The shower was really good size with great water pressure and plenty of hot water. The decor was simple but appropriate. The TV...

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

Rick we are so glad to hear about your experience at the El Rancho. We are pleased that you were able to enjoy our expanded continental breakfast! We hope to see you again soon.

Grand Terrace, California
Reviewed 3 April 2015

We stayed at the El Rancho for 4 nights, checking in on a thursday and departed on Monday. We arrived and the front desk clerk was very friendly and it took less than a few minutes to get checked in. Our room was perfect. We had 2 beds for the 4 of us. The room was very clean, and has...

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

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We do our best to make the El Rancho a home away from home and we are so pleased that you felt that way. We hope to see you again soon!

los anegles, United States
Reviewed 2 April 2015

we always enjoy staying at the Best Western El Rancho. its clean, the location is great for exploring the area and you can tell in all the details that they really care. This trip i mentioned it was part of our anniversary weekend and they placed flowers in a vase form their own garden and a card! both counter staff...

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

Elissa thank you so much for your kind words. We always try and go above and beyond for our guests and we are so happy to hear that you recognize that and appreciate it as well! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 2 April 2015

We stayed here one night while travelling the PCH. Check in was easy and friendly. There was ample parking for our vehicle. The room was very clean and it looked to have been updated in the past few years. The bed was comfortable with clean linens. I liked the soaps they provided, they seemed nicer than average. The stall shower...

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

We are so glad to hear that you were pleased with your stay! We love hearing how much you enjoyed our extra amenities and expanded breakfast choices. We hope to see you again soon!

San Diego, CA, United States
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Reasonable rates, clean hotel (although prior-pet dander in our non-smoking room caused us some allergies), small-but-nice breakfast area, excellent service and courteous staff. One outlet was broken, but all others worked well. Far enough out of town to be quiet with easy parking, but close enough to drive in and do stuff.

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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 wish that you would have let us know about your allergies because we do have non-pet rooms available.

Murrieta, California
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I have stayed at this hotel with my family and on my own on business. We have stayed at this hotel because it is quite economical and has a nice location. The hotel is located right off of Highway 1 and is less than 1/2 a mile from the beach as the crow flies although it is not so easily...

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We are so glad that you have enjoyed staying with us! We hope to see you again soon!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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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: €95 - €223 (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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“Reasonable distance from highway and ocean.”
vabdpk6, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms did not have USB charging ports for mobile phones & tablets, so be sure to bring chargers.”
665june52, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“to enjoy sunset, rooms in building away from the office is a great location.”
507pankajp, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms near office a little bigger than the ones further away.”
Fenderson, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are at ground level, hallelujah, no stairs to navigate with luggage and belongings!”
se770, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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