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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Over all clean. Didn't have shampoo. Also, the bed frames are old and dangerous, they stick out an you have to be careful or you will injure yourself. Just wasn't happy with the accommodations. Would not stay again.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This an older motel on the east side of Apalachicola. It does noit have the "charm" of the downdown motels and is somewhat dated. However the price is considerably less that anyplace else in the area. Management keeps the rooms very clean. Recently all of the TVs were upgraded to flat screen TV's. The water iis Hot. The WiFi connection...

Thank Philip H
West River, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for two nights and found the motel very well run and well equipped. It has been under new management for two years and a number of capital improvements have been made including fresh paint, new refrigerator, New microwave, new coffee maker and new Wi-Fi. Everything worked wonderfully and the room was clean and smelled...

Thank DeanLewis47
Conyers, Ga.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Out of the countless roadside motels I've seen, Rancho Inn stood out. I'm a big fan of old Spanish architecture, so the stucco walls and arches spoke to me. The inside was equally pleasant. Very neat and clean with ample space. The refrigerator and microwave worked, as did the TV. The desk clerk was friendly and provided plenty of information...

1Thank Gary W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family was there for a family wedding, we spent two nights. The rooms were clean, the Motel grounds were clean and well kept, the building was in good repair. the staff was friendly and very helpful. Because we were older women and I had my teen grand daughter with us I needed to feel safe, the Motel is located...

Thank Margie W
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed two nights at this motel in Apalachicola. Very clean motel and super nice staff. Nice pool area but it was too cool to swim! There is not a breakfast included but the price was right. We highly recommend this hotel for the budget minded traveler.

1Thank kenneths894
Erlanger, Kentucky
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Ranchero is a simple roadside motel located just outside of Appaclacola the rooms are clean the staff is friendly the rate are reasonable. We stayed for two nights while visiting the area. You are close to everything they don't have a free breakfast if that is important to you. We like the old style motels were you back your car...

Thank Ken S
Dade City, Florida
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife and I were headed to Mobile, Alabama to visit relatives and decided to stop in Apalachicola for the night since we hadn't been there in a long time. We called a few places and found them booked so we tried Rancho. It wasn't bad, the room was clean but a little outdated, it was quiet and convenient to...

1Thank Ben H
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Nice location walkable to downtown good value. Recently updated, clean very friendly staff. Could use a bigger TV but had all the needed channels. Coffee macker, mini frig, micowave, hairdryer, iron and board all in room. No longer accepting pets.

Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Loved this place... easy to find right on Highway 98, great price, clean, large rooms, comfortable beds... liked everything about it! Room had refrigerator and microwave. Good breakfast the next morning.

Thank HavasuBabe

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New Management! Hotel under remodeling. Rancho Inn is a recently-renovated hotel located in the historical coastal town of Apalachicola Joe on Florida's forgotten Gulf Coast, less than 30 minutes from Port St. Joe and, Mexico Beach and 20 minutes form St. George Island. The Rancho Inn sits just 2 miles form Apalachicola downtown with public boat launching facilities, and close to marinas offering fishing charters and waterfront dining. We pride ourselves in cleanliness and good old fashioned friendliness. You will enjoy the home like feel we try to impart to all our guests. We try to make you feel like you are truly guests in our home. We the owners do live here on the premises. When you are talking to us on the phone, in the office or on the property you have a 99% chance that you are speaking to an owner. We care what you think of us and our establishment and want you to enjoy the time you spend in our city. If there is anything we can do to make your trip and your stay more pleasurable, Please don't hesitate to ask. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho Inn

Address: 240 US Highway 98, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1872
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Apalachicola
Price Range: $99 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rancho Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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