We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Rancho Dolores Motel

91 reviews
Save
Traveller (22)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (2)
Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
4 Mar5 Mar
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 5 partner sites to see rooms from US$87.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Twentynine Palms hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "0867cce52bc94bb99f49cb95427bf907", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":256147,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79550093],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":3,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":3,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":87,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"0867cce52bc94bb99f49cb95427bf907","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":87,"lowestMetaPrice":87,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":87,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":87,"lowestMetaPrice":87,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":87,"hotelName":"El Rancho Dolores Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjA4NjdjY2U1MmJjOTRiYjk5ZjQ5Y2I5NTQyN2JmOTA3IiwiQUlLIjoiNjQyZGY0OGI3YjE5NDhmNjlkNjEzNWQ0MDNmODIyNTQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "04/03/2018", "checkOut": "05/03/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$87", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79550093":"CheapTicketsEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (91)Write a Review
There are newer reviews for El Rancho Dolores Motel
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
67 results
Traveller rating
20
24
12
7
4
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
20
24
12
7
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsroom was cleanone night stayfridge and microwavefamily roomice coldfair pricethe wi finice place to staytwo queen bedsswimming poolclose to joshua tree national parknext morningproscookerfreezerdesertconvenience
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 25 of 67 reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights, my partner, her niece and I. We had a family room consisting of two separate bedrooms one with two queen beds the other with a single queen. Separate entrances from each bedroom to the bathroom and a small "kitchenette"...More

Thank FatBoyTravels
Response from elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores MotelResponded 31 March 2016

Dear Guest, We are delighted to hear about your great experience with us. We take pride in the additional amenities that we have in our rooms. We are also glad to hear about the rooms cleanliness and our friendly staff. We hope that we have...More

Reviewed 25 March 2016

Just spent 5 nights here. It's a great location, close to everything. Very nice pool. Right on the hi way but very quiet. It's clean. The staff are friendly and helpful. The manager was wonderful. I would stay here again. Nice upgrades to the rooms.

1  Thank jewelarlene2016
Response from Devan P, Manager at El Rancho Dolores MotelResponded 27 March 2016

Thanks

Reviewed 25 March 2016

We had a clean, comfortable and quiet room with everything we needed including a small dining table with two chairs, microwave, refrigerator, and the host provided a coffee maker when we asked. Recommend.More

Thank lbrubake
Response from elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores MotelResponded 31 March 2016

Dear Guest, We are glad to hear that you had a great experience with you stay here at El Rancho Dolores! We have many amenities in our rooms, and we are happy you got to enjoy them. We hope you will visit us again when...More

Reviewed 18 March 2016

Clean and comfortable. small rooms right, but on the highway, bring you ear plugs. well maintained. great budget motel. poor wifi. great local restaurants, especially if you like ribs. Johns place great for breakfastMore

Thank Kerry S
Response from elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores MotelResponded 28 March 2016

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us. I’m very glad that our hotel impressed you in so many ways. I apologize if you heard some traffic noise. We focus on offering a guest experience that will satisfy a wide range of travelers. When you’re in...More

Reviewed 24 February 2016

Four and half stars. We stayed in this motel just for one night between two hiking days and we found almost everything we were looking for. Beds were really comfortable and we were really pleased to find a fridge and microwave in the room, so...More

1  Thank Smartiee
Response from elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores MotelResponded 28 March 2016

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us. I’m very glad that our hotel and its location impressed you in so many ways. We focus on offering a guest experience that will satisfy a wide range of travelers. When you’re in the area again, I hope...More

View more reviews
PreviousNext
13456714
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Details
Price range
US$69 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$69 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (22)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (2)
Pool & Beach (1)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Travelknowledge2013
28 August 2014|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from elrancho29palm | Property representative |
We don't charge
0
Votes
Travelknowledge2013
28 August 2014|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from elrancho29palm | Property representative |
it's free
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Family rooms are great"
Read review
"all rooms are on the same level and face the street"
Read review
"rooms close to the highway are noisy. wifi isn't great"
Read review
"select a room toward the front or on the sides; as long as you aren't looking out the back windows..."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing