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San Diego, CA, United States
1 review
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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Thank Eduard S
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. More 

Murrieta, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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... More 

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Thank 996joshuak
BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

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

Seal Beach, United States
1 review
Reviewed 24 March 2015

A quaint older Motel, but still very nice, convenient, and well kept.. at a bargain Price.. The Breakfast area is very clean with a friendly atmosphere, not the greatest Breakfast, but good wholesome food..

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

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope that you got to enjoy some of our extra hot choices for breakfast such as warm cinnamon swirls, bacon, egg and cheese pockets, or french toast stick! We hope to see you again soon. More 

Placentia, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2015

We stay at this hotel every time we go to Morro Bay. The service is always outstanding. They treat the four legged guest as well as they treat the two legged ones! Will continue to stay here every time we are in the area.

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

We are so glad to hear that you think of us as your home away from home! We always think of our return guests like family! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Nanaimo, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We only stayed one night on our way to see the Highway1 towards the Big Sur and San Francisco. The hotel is right on the highway and still provided a quiet night's rest for us. It is great for families with children who will enjoy the warm pool. The outside is pleasant with chairs and tables to relax. The staff... More 

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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 glad that you were able to enjoy all of our outdoor amenities! We hope to see you again soon! More 

San Francisco, United States
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2015

I had a very nice overnight here. It's only 5 miles from Cayucos and just outside of Morro Bay. The room is pretty basic but the bed and shower were both great. They're pet friendly, I brought my pooch and they had a welcome basket w/ towels and treats. Overall nice experience.

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

Michael we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We love being able to pamper our four-legged friends. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Fresno, California
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015

This property is an older property and directly off the highway however it's very quiet. The rooms at this property are old and rather small but they are equipped with new flat screen televisions, microwaves and frigarators. The bed was comfortable and the linens were nice. Very typical continental breakfast. For a last minute trip this property would be fine,... More 

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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 with us! We hope that you were able to enjoy all our outdoor areas. We hope that you will come and visit again soon! More 

Pasadena, California, United States
1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2015

This hotel is out of the town of Morro Bay and in a Route 66-like part of Highway 1, but once on the premises one forgets all that. The pool area with swing looks inviting; the flower beds are meticulously groomed; the rooms are nicely appointed and what floored me was that the breakfast room was DECORATED for the season... More 

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

Clifford we are so glad that you gave us a try! We are even happier to hear how wonderful of a time you had staying with us and we hope that you will come and visit again soon! More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

I had not stayed in a Motel in 20 plus years...so I was a little skeptical at first. This Motel was delightful. I immediately felt as though the owners and employees took great pride in this establishment and environment. The pool and breakfast were a treat! I hope to try and come back to beautiful Morro Bay one day, and... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words! We do take great pride in our property and we are so glad that you noticed. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Springville, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We had a great time at El Rancho, nice clean room, the heater wasn't working and they brought in a portable one the next day, we used the BBQ on the grounds and enjoyed a home cooked dinner in our room. The staff were so friendly and helpful, it made our stay very relaxing and comfortable. They also serve nice... More 

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

Kathleen we are so happy to hear how you enjoyed your stay. We always love when our guests are able to use and appreciate our BBQs! We are also glad that we were able to take care of the heater issue. We hope that you will come and visit again soon. More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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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: ₹ 5,278 - ₹ 11,790 (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”
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“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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