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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
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34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Ware, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose this place, from reviews as I was after budget. I booked online for 2 nights and regretted it as soon as I arrived. It does have a run down look and my heart sank. That said once I got used to it it was fine. For me booking budget, gave me money to eat at better places. It... More 

Thank Snowdy7
Tallahassee, Florida
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Basic accommodation. Clean. They had a small pool on property. Close to downtown. We came down for a fishing trip and it was close and we we're close enough to see the sights of Apalachicola. If we were to come back, we may stay there again.

Thank alcorn4301
Atlanta, Georgia
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88 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The inn is older but very well maintained and clean. Fridge and microwave in room. Our reservation was messed up by the booking system but the owner was friendly and took care to accommodate us. A pleasant stay.

Thank Angie C
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Room was good size, clean, had a fridge, microwave (new), and coffeemaker. Strong disinfectant smell (like Pine Sol) when we arrived, but seemed to dissipate with the air cranked. The only complaint was that the tile floor in the sink and bath area was kind of slippery/slimy. May be the cleaner they used on the floor. We just made sure... More 

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Ridgetop, Tennessee
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Old Florida Motel.Clean and recent remodel.Would stay again.Nice friendly helpful staff. Stayed in a king room.Nice size room.Bathroom was clean but very small.Small bath was really my only negative,Close to the water,near other attractions.Pool looked inviting but we did not use.Recommend to anyone for a nice,clean affordable stay!

3 Thank PirateJim6956
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Motel is just as described. You can tell it's been recently renovated with care. Very clean comfortable rooms at a fair price. Staff very friendly and go out of their way to ensure you have an enjoyable stay. Close to town with shops, restaurants and marina services. Would definitely recommend and stay again in the future.

2 Thank ahote15
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The prices were reasonable. The owners take great pride in this establishment. They were super friendly and helpful, staying open late just to wait for us. Rooms were clean and since new management has taken over, many things were new. Will definitely stay here again!

5 Thank Anastasia B
Philadelphia, PA USA
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Clean, comfortable, convenient, and cool. Air condition worked well, room was clean- mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, and largish TV. Minutes away from downtown Apalachicola. The pool was clean and warm. The only issue was the bed pillows. They were thin and flat. We are already planning on returning to Rancho Inn and will bring our own pillows.... More 

3 Thank julesblkjk

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • 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: $104 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rancho Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Very clean rooms.”
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“I connected to wifi but it was very slow - wound up using my AT&T data plan.”
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