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Solna
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

..four points. Stayed one night. Came in late, nothing prebooked. Nice n friendly staff. The room was clean and large enough. Parking included just outside the room.On the plus side was a small kitchenette enabling some "home cooking" and storage possibilitis. (Keeping the beers cold..) walking distance to descent restautants.

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elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us. I’m very glad that our hotel 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 you will make us your first choice. We’ll be here when you need us with another great stay...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 December 2015

This place is great, very quiet and very well managed. The room was absolutely spotless. The bathroom looked brand new as if it had been recently remodeled. This place is so worth the low price they charge...

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Devan P, Manager at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

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YUMA
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Went to Twentynine Palms at the last minute due to a family funeral. The Motel was very accommodating and the employees were hospitable and courteous. Served the purpose at a quick shot and we will stay here again. The price and location were perfect.

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elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words. I’m so pleased that you found us a clean and pleasant place to stay and that our amenities were to your liking. We take real pride in this hotel and in serving guests like you, and I’m extremely happy that you had such a pleasant stay. We look forward to...

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Our one night stay in this motel wasn't bad. The room wasn't dirty but not spic&span either, but sufficient. But a thorough cleaning would be welcome. Free and relatively fast wifi. No coffee machine, no breakfast. The shower feels like a sandblasting. They are renovating a lot of rooms though so it can only get better. Very close to Joshua...

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elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m pleased you had a good experience with us although I regret that we couldn’t completely satisfy you in every way. We take real pride in our hotel, and I apologize if we let you down in any ways. We want you to have the best possible experience here, and we’re working toward complete...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Stayed one night in this motel. You park right outside your room and the pool is a gated area in the middle with all the rooms around it. The room had a tv, air con and a little kitchen area with a huge fridge. It was clean and comfortable and ideal for one or two nights. The lady on reception...

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elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your kind words about our clean, comfortable and friendly hotel with plenty of amenities. We take serving our guests very seriously and are very pleased that we met your needs so well. I hope you will tell others about our property and stay with us again the next time you’re in town. We appreciate the opportunity...

Reviewed 25 May 2015

Great place for the money. The rooms are very clean, there is plenty of parking, the pool is very clean, and there is security. We have stayed there many times and it is hard to beat. The location is close to the entrance to Joshua Tree.

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elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words and for being a repeat guest. I’m so pleased that you found us a clean and pleasant place to stay and that our amenities were to your liking. We take real pride in this hotel and serving guests like you, and I’m extremely happy that you had a such a...

Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Spent one night after coming out of Joshua Tree National park. We got one of the basic rooms. Great room, very clean and nicely remodeled. Refrigerator and microwave. Too bad there wasn't a coffee pot??? Fine landscaping and even a nice pool. Great stay for the money.

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elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words and for being a repeat guest. I’m so pleased that you found us a clean and pleasant place to stay and that our amenities were to your liking. We take real pride in this hotel and serving guests like you, and I’m extremely happy that you had a such a...

Delmar, New York
Reviewed 6 May 2015

The motel is very close to the middle of town. My son is a Marine so its not a very long drive from base. The room was very clean and the bed was comfortable. The only thing i would say that could be improved is a coffee pot in the room. It did have a fridge and microwave. The flat...

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elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m glad you had a nice stay with us and that you would stay again. I hope you have the opportunity to do that very soon. We’ll take a look at the coffee makers in the rooms to see if they can be improved. We look forward to having you with us again. Sincerely,...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Pros: location, price, beautiful and tastefully done room, super clean Cons: 2 hot labeled taps in shower but no actual hot water coming out of either, latch on front window broken so window unlocked. It was super late so I photographed the latch and improvised a window lock by wedging the curtain rod in the window to prevent it from...

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elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m glad you had a pleasant experience with us. I apologize for the confusion related to the window latch, which was slightly damaged but was lockable during your stay. I also apologize for the confusion regarding the hot water, which has been cleared up. I hope you will focus on the many good things...

Reviewed 22 November 2014

I had to turn off the wireless on my phone. The verizon network was much better than the wireless internet provided by the motel. I like to use my iPad, but that not possible due to the weak signal. They have a big sign about wireless. In the interest if honesty, they must take that sign down. Everything else about...

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elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for commenting. I’m terribly sorry that you had difficulty connection to our robust wifi signal. All devices are different, and we do occasionally get reports of devices that have a problem with our wifi. Sometimes, a setting change can correct this. In any case, I hope you will focus on the good and make us your choice...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A long established 29 palms Motel in this area, the El Rancho Dolores has played host to travellers and tourists alike from all over the world since 1940. Many types of room are available, from small singles to larger suites with kitchenettes. Several rooms have their own drive-in car ports and private patios. Landscaped gardens and manicured lawns are also a feature of our motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Rancho Dolores Motel

Address: 73352 Twentynine Palms Hwy., Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Twentynine Palms
Price Range: ₹ 3,878 - ₹ 7,956 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Rancho Dolores Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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“select a room toward the front or on the sides; as long as you aren't looking out the back windows because you get the view of the desert”
 of 5 bubbles REGINAA127, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you like coffee when you wake up bring some instant, until you can travel just down the street to the am/pm.”
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“ask for one of the newly remodeled rooms!!”
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