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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are traveling on Route 66, even for a little hint of the way it used to be, book a night at the El Rancho Hotel. This is a step back in time to when real movie stars used to go to Gallup to make cowboy movies in the surrounding area, and hang around the bar and the restaurant... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a good looking hotel, both inside and out. They really play up their history with Hollywood and the old west. Keep in mind the rooms were built when rooms were considerably smaller. The front entrance is large comfortable and very period. They offer a bar, souvenir shop and restaurant here as well. The cost is on par with... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love the lobby! And they take dogs with no charge! Our room, the Betty Grable room, was very plain with few amenities, but clean. The bathroom is the smallest I've ever seen. The staff wasn't particularly helpful and we schlepped our luggage up the long stairs with no offer of help (like the elevator). It would have been very... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place to stay in Gallup. So much history! Pictures of hundreds of old movie stars on every wall. Very comfortable rooms considering the age of the property. Beautiful lobby. Staff was extremely accommodating to our needs. Restaurant in hotel was also very good and affordable.

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Washington, Indiana, United States
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time staying here, really an interesting piece of history, great service and staff! Enjoyed the dining room as well!! On our way to the Grand Canyon again and decided to try something out of the usual places we stay, loved it!

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Traverse City, Michigan
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a Route 66 tour, made arrangements in April for our October trip. Upon checkin the desk clerk was very confused. Said our friends and us had 3 rooms not two. We showed him our confirmation number and he said somebody must have called and made another one. Not. He mixed up the rooms he told us we would have.... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to stay in a legit.... Route 66 hotel so we decided on this one. It has lots of character, rustic, set in the 40s . We decide to go for broke and take the Ronald Regan suite... Its big plain and over priced...... twice the price of any other hotel in the area.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you arrive at the Hotel it is very rustic, coming into the lobby is a sight to see. The recessed fireplace would be great for a cold day/night. All of the inlayed wood items are really something . The second floor walk way lined with the pictures of movie stars that stayed there is something very nastalgic and good... More 

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Essex
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

When you step into this hotel is like stepping back in time. It's a real quirky hotel that feels like your on a movie set. The main reception area is full of old cowboy/western style of decor. Great for a look if your passing by.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the motel portion and not in the main building as it was quite reasonable. Everything was clean and it all worked. We had dinner in the hotel restaurant and it was quite good. The lobby area is pretty interesting and we spent some time wandering around. For us it was a fun place to stay and everyone... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about El Rancho Hotel & Motel

Address: 1000 East Hwy 66, Gallup, NM 87301
Region: United States > New Mexico > Gallup
Price Range: ₹ 4,651 - ₹ 5,882 (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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El Rancho Hotel Gallup
El Rancho Hotel And Motel
El Rancho Gallup
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“Try not to get a room above the bar, unless you're going to close down the place anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles JAT-DC, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a decent view”
 of 5 bubbles harjan2016, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms are easy to access!”
 of 5 bubbles davidbC7277MK, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the front side appear to be very well insulated from traffic and train noise. When the heater comes on you will know it!”
 of 5 bubbles Thunder600, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This was a visit not a stay, but the rooms are named after stars.”
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