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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very clean nice rooms. The bed was so comfortable and having the shuttle was great. Highly recommend! We didn't have time to try the restaurant but it was very busy and looked nice. So happy to have found this hotel.

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aschwass, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

Hope to see you again soon. We feel our beds are the best! Glad you had a good nights rest.

Auburn, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We chose the Park, sleep, and fly option. With the price we paid for the room it's what we would have paid for parking at SFO so it was definitely worth it to stay the night before we left for Hawaii. The staff all seemed to be very generous and helpful. We took the shuttle to SFO which was right...

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aschwass, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

We're pleased our Park and Fly package helped reduce the stress prior to your flight.

Carbondale, Illinois
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All I needed was a shower and some sleep between flights, and this was a reasonably priced choice. I called them when I arrived at the airport, they told me exactly where to stand and that they would tell the shuttle driver to look for me, and the shuttle was there in five minutes. On a dark, rainy night, that...

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aschwass, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback. Glad our shuttle service was prompt and you enjoyed a morning snack before your early flight.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the Inn ... was relaxing ... less stress ... The Room was nice ... clean .. cozy. Parked the car for 14 days ... oh yes, they served breakfast. We were on the go because our flight was in the morning for China. My husband grabbed some egg sandwiches and pastries to go ... then came our shuttle...

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aschwass, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We're glad you enjoyed the benefits of our Park and Fly program.

West Sacramento, California, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a night before our 5 day Cabo vacation over new years. The hotel is definitely dated, but our room was clean and the bed was comfortable. They really have the park and fly system down and you don't have to worry about anything. When you return from your trip it's a short wait, but they drop...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the El Rancho Inn for 2 nights in January 2017. I am a new Best Western member and was upgraded to a suite upon check-in. The Inn is a rather sprawling complex with several buildings of rooms. It is old style with landings outside the rooms and air conditioners jutting out of the landing facing wall. The...

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aschwass, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate you detailed feedback. We will follow up with our staff to make corrections to the issues you pointed out. While our Hotel is over 70 years old we continue to make improvements to our rooms and overall property. Thank you for recognizing our Housekeeping and overall service.

grandmakarenjo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I called to make a park and fly reservation and was told they now offer parking for 10 days instead of 14 and an extra day is now $10 instead of $7. We have been staying here for many years and appreciate knowing I will get to the airport on time and my car is well taken of. I will...

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aschwass, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are still operating the Hotel with the same management team. Unfortunately our costs to operate our Park and Fly program have increased so we have had to modify our Park and Fly offering. We still feel our Park and Fly program provides a great value.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay at the El Rancho when we go on vacation or cruise out of San Francisco They have the process completely organized. Staff is friendly and they are waiting for you when you return. Never have had a problem leaving my car there. The rooms are clean, but the building has been there for many years. I'm sure if...

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aschwass, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for utilizing our Park and Fly program. Thanks for recognizing our great Housekeeping staff.

Califnoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a reverse park, stay and fly. A great value which included parking for two weeks and breakfast snack that was very nice. All employees we met provided excellent service.An older hotel but well maintained.

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We try very hard to keep our Hotel looking good! Thank you for noticing. We're glad you enjoyed our Park and Fly program.

Pacifica, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always stay here. Clean, friendly, comfortable beds, can always find a deal.We have always stayed here as our son lives in Millbrae. The quality has never changed.And they have great breakfast choices, and a great restaurant for dinner.

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Thanks for your continued support. We're glad you enjoy our Hotel and our Terrace Cafe.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Closest Best Western hotel to SFO Airport, AAA 3 Diamond Rated, with full service restaurant offering complimentary daily departure snack from 4:30am - 9:30am. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn

Address: 1100 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030
Region: United States > California > Millbrae
Price Range: ₹ 9,003 - ₹ 17,257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 306
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus El Rancho Hotel Millbrae
Best Western Plus El Rancho Inn And Suites
Best Western Millbrae
Millbrae Best Western
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Millbrae
#1 Family Hotel in Millbrae
#1 Business Hotel in Millbrae
#2 Green Hotel in Millbrae
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