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BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn

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San Jose, CA, United States
Reviewed 21 January 2016

The hotel location and room were okay and only about a 5 minute drive to the San Francisco airport, but I was very disappointed in the shuttle service to the airport. It was very slow both for our departing and returning flights. It look well over 30 minutes to get to the airport and we had to wait for the...

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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I will figure out why we were delayed in your service to and from the airport.

Chevy Chase, United States
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Need a place with facilities to and from the San Francisco International AIrport (less than 5 minutes away), BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), AMTRAK and the 101/280 Freeways? This is it! Also has park and ride services at reasonable rates. NO need to stay in the city. Restaurant and bar on site are great with terrific free breakfast services. Our...

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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. We appreciate your feedback.

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Ideal if you do not want to spend crazy money to stay downtown SF. The shuttle takes you to the BART and in 30 min you are downtown. The only little problem I encountered was in regulating the water in the shower: Too hot or too cold. Internet was very fast, and breakfast was available starting at 4:30am.

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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

We agree with your comments that we are great alternative to staying downtown.

Reviewed 16 January 2016

The hotel is very near to the airport. It gave me a very shock that there is a shuttle from the airport to the hotel, very convenient to get there, it is free of charge. The room of the hotel is very clean and cosy, it made me a feeling of home. The terrace bar is very nice and cheap,...

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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your stay and our Terrace Café.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Based on a previous experience, I again spent the night at the El Rancho Inn and was very pleased. Our first floor room was spotless and comfortable with a great hot shower. Two club chairs and a lovely view of the garden added to the ambiance. The complimentary shuttle service was prompt and the driver was courteous and helpful. We...

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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We agree with your thoughts regarding our Park and Fly program. It is the best way to start or end your trip.

UKIAH
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We have stayed at this hotel many times and always come back. The park and fly feature is worth the extra cost. The staff is very professional and friendly. The shuttle drivers are helpful and have a good sense of humor. We will continue to use this hotel when we travel.

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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for recognizing our staff, especially our shuttle drivers.

Cloverdale, California
Reviewed 12 January 2016

WE love this Best Western, we only stay here when we need a park & fly, . It has a great staff, always clean, quick pick up to and from the airport. Nice quick breakfast that you can eat there or take with to the airport.

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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for using our Park and Fly program. We agree that our staff is great! Glad they made a good impression.

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 January 2016

The rooms are spread out over the estate, so its actually a hassle if you don't have a car and have to drag your luggage to the room. Pickup took an unusually long time, waited for 30 mins at the airport and seemed to be less regular than other hotels. Breakfast was standard, bonus that they provide it from 430am...

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We appreciate your business and thank you for your feedback regarding your stay.

Suisun City, California
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I have used this option to be close to SFO and leave my car up to 14 days as a package-great rates, good facility. This was the first time I used the reverse option (park first, stay upon return). Very satisfied with both methods.

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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed the benefits of our Park and Fly program. We'll see you on your next trip from SFO.

northern California
Reviewed 7 January 2016

El Rancho is a well-maintained group of older motel buildings, nothing too special in its accommodations. The staff I encountered were friendly and helpful. Just don't count on sleeping late in the morning; there's a good deal of noise from other guests making early departures. Their well-run park & fly program is a very good deal if you need to...

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bwelranchoinn, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and utilizing our Park and Fly program.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
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Closest Best Western hotel to SFO Airport, AAA 3 Diamond Rated, with full service restaurant offering complimentary daily departure snack from 4:30am - 9:30am. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn

Address: 1100 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030-2015
Region: United States > California > Millbrae
Price Range: $134 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS El Rancho Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 306
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus El Rancho Inn And Suites
Best Western Plus El Rancho Hotel Millbrae
Best Western Millbrae
Millbrae Best Western
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Millbrae
#1 Romantic Hotel in Millbrae
#1 Business Hotel in Millbrae
#2 Green Hotel in Millbrae
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