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El Rancho Hotel & Motel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Williams, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a cute stop if you want to see the old hotel and bar where old time movie stars hung out. Good for a quick look-see but don't waste your time and money in the restaurant. The service was slow and inattentive. The food a bit on the pricey side and not any better then Denney's. The salad was...

Thank greenjay1
Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main lobby is incredible and worth a visit just to see the old west decor. However the rooms are old and worn. The longtime employee concierge is rude and mean. The rest of the staff are helpful and friendly. Not worth it.

Thank GilbertCustomer
spokane, wa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So sorry I can't give this no stars. Just cked in w/in the last hour; on March 25th I made this reservation for May 12. At check in, my husband was told that there were 3 rooms left but the air conditioning wasn't turned on. We were given Room 14, on the 2nd floor, 2 rooms from Rte 66. We...

Thank k0j
Placitas, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This 1937 hotel and restaurant while it still has some of its charm, it's dark inside throughout and is difficult to use if you have an individual or you yourself are in a wheelchair. The food at the restaurant was very tasty and the staff was attentive.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a motel room, knowing it wouldn't have the glamour of the hotel and its history but were disappointed to find it dark, very basic, no coffee making facility, no fridge, no hairdryer, and a distinctly bad odour in one part of the room. The entrance to the hotel is lovely, the receptionist chatty and the gift shop nice.

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this place with glee! Saw the stories about the Hollywood history, and the link to route 66 and couldn't resist. We booked the Ronald Reagan Presidential Suite! Lots of fun, big lobby, a cowboy at the reception desk, western decor in the lobby. Our room was large, but not plush, although the walk in wardrobe was bigger than...

Thank Caroline K
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just had supper @ the El Rancho Hotel & Motel It was the best steak & Shrimp.The atmosphere was very inviting. We also visited the Indian jewerly store beside the restaurant. If passing threw Gallup it's a must you stop and eat.

Thank jodicatrice
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has a bit of history attached to it regarding old Hollywood. They sell this point hard. Who wouldn't want to stay at the same hotel as greats like Mae West and Lucille Ball?? The hotel itself was built in 1937 and still holds alot of the old charm from then. We got a basic room and it was...

Thank Travelbeach1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to stay. Center of Town. The Lodging is just fantastic and alll the hangings and furniture is just too wonderful. The Check in was easy and ask for LeeRoy, he has been here for 100 years

Thank The W
Rochester, Michigan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very historic to every screw. Even the bathroom are period correct for the 1950's. Not often is an establishment so true to a period of time. Dark dining area with no windows. But good food and a helpful staff make our visit special.

Thank Iceman21893

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about El Rancho Hotel & Motel

Address: 1000 E Historic Highway 66, Gallup, NM 87301-5559
Region: United States > New Mexico > Gallup
Price Range: ₹ 4,412 - ₹ 5,579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Rancho Hotel & Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 76
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“The suites looked to be much more lavish than a basic room, I say splurge!”
Travelbeach1, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have a movie stars name on them. We stayed in the smaller rooms, but they do have suites.”
CatherineV343, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't take a pet, spend the $$ for a main hotel room. Specify "NO ANNEX"”
tckeown75, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try not to get a room above the bar, unless you're going to close down the place anyway.”
JAT-DC, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a decent view”
harjan2016, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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