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Morro Bay, California
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We have stayed here several times and have had a great room every time. Being a dog room and a smokers room seems like it would be bad but you could not tell it was a smokers room and they even give my dogs treats

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We always love when our return guest come and visit again and again. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 12 May 2015

I cannot say enough good things about this hotel. After a frustrating time contacting other "dog friendly" hotels in the area with available rooms - only to be told "Sorry, THAT particular room is not dog friendly" - I came across the El Rancho. It is on the east side of the highway, so you won't be getting close access...

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Stephanie, thank you so much for your kind words! It sounds like you were able to enjoy all that our property has to offer. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 May 2015

This is a well done renovated Motel. The rooms have been updated a few years ago, but well maintained and very clean. Great staff very pleasant and helpful. Nice view of the Rock, and not to far of a walk or drive to the beach.

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We always like to hear our guests appreciate our customer service and also notice our upgrades that we have done! We hope to see you again soon.

Danville
Reviewed 6 May 2015

The welcome basket for our dog w/ a towel, bed sheet & TREATS was so cute. The water pressure at this hotel was wonderful as well! Short drive down to the beach/embarcadero. A great time had by my husband, me & our dog!

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Christine, we are so pleased that you had such a great time staying with us! Morro Bay is such a great pet friendly town. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 May 2015

I thought this hotel was very accommodating,especially for our dog .the hotel was clean and very kept up.Would stay here again.They also left a list of dog friendly restaurants which was helpful for this trip

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We always welcome our four-legged friends as well! We hope to see you again soon.

Aptos, United States
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We had a car club meetup in Morro Bay and the rest of our group stayed downtown. We stayed here due to the great reviews and the hotel being pet friendly. A nice pet basket with treats was waiting for us when we checked in. The breakfast was better than typical continental as well with sausage and scrambled eggs. Location...

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Katherine we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! We are in the process of adding even more yummy choices to our breakfast. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Prescott, United States
Reviewed 20 April 2015

On a jaunt down California's Central Coast for a vacation, our last night was scheduled at Best Western El Rancho in Morro Bay. We were charmed by the little town. At check-in, we were informed that the hotel does not staff the lobby overnight, which would likely have been okay - except that the lobby did not open until 7:30am...

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Mark we apologize that we didn't inform you that we do have management on the property 24 hours even though our lobby does close for the night. We wish that you would have let us know that you were going to be departing before breakfast and we would have been happy to give you some of our to go items...

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

I had a confirmed reservation for 2 on April 17, 2015 for one night for two people which I made on January 3rd. We arrived at 1:30 pm prior to the 3pm check-in time and were told that the rooms were not yet available and that they would call us once the rooms were made up. I received a call...

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Arbuckle, United States
Reviewed 17 April 2015

The El Rancho is my go to motel when I am in the San Luis Obispo area! I find it a good value. The service and the staff are excellent. I have always gotten a good nights sleep because the beds are quality. They serve a good breakfast; one of the tops within those of the chain that I have...

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We always love welcoming back our return guests. We hope that you will be coming more often with our new loyalty rewards program and earning your free night! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Henderson, United States
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Very friendly staff. Clean and comfortable room. Relatively quiet (especially when the fan or heater is not in use) despite being right off the highway. The rooms are small, but, who stays in their room when they are on vacation?

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BestWestern E, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope that you were able to relax by our pool or watch the sunset from our glider swing. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to BEST WESTERN El Rancho!Escape to this Morro Bay, California hotel offering comfortable and affordable accommodations near Hearst Castle, Morro Bay Beach and Cal Poly University. Welcome to the BEST WESTERN El Rancho where guests will receive personalized customer service, quiet accommodations. Newly refurbished, this California Best Western hotel offers convenient access to many local attractions, shopping and dining options in and around Morro Bay. Guests staying at this Morro Bay hotel will enjoy single story accommodations with well-appointed guest rooms featuring cable television, coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, iron and ironing board and free high-speed Internet access. Dining is made easy with the hotel's complimentary breakfast and a restaurant right across the parking lot as well as 2 patios for our guests' use. The outdoor heated swimming pool(SEASONAL) provides a great place for guests to unwind and refresh.enjoy the sunset view from our garden area. For added convenience, the BEST WESTERN El Rancho offers large vehicle parking.There is no better lodging choice than the BEST WESTERN El Rancho when visiting Morro Bay. Located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, guests at the hotel will have convenient access to a variety of area attractions including views of the Pacific Ocean. Spend an afternoon touring nearby Hearst Castle or San Luis Obispo Mission, exploring Morro Bay Rock, biking or hiking through Morro Bay State Park or enjoying some beach fun at Atascadero State park. Cal Poly University and Cuesta College are both located close by making the BEST WESTERN El Rancho ideal lodging when touring the campus or visiting friends. The caring staff at the AAA-3 Diamond BEST WESTERN El Rancho is ready to ensure an enjoyable stay in Morro Bay, California. Make a reservation today and save! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN El Rancho

Address: 2460 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442-1552
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > Morro Bay
Price Range: $91 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN El Rancho 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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Also Known As:
Best Western El Rancho Hotel Morro Bay
Best Western Morro Bay
Morro Bay Best Western
BEST WESTERN El Rancho Morro Bay, California
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#2 Business Hotel in Morro Bay
#11 Family Hotel in Morro Bay
#14 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
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“All rooms are at ground level, hallelujah, no stairs to navigate with luggage and belongings!”
 of 5 bubbles se770, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One level but would check with motel on handicap accessibility”
 of 5 bubbles 316jeanm, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not the type of hotel for those who want a high end hotel with all of the high end amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles W9850ZYchristines, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“In my room the full length mirror was not accessible due to the armoire closet.”
 of 5 bubbles Fenderson, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“they are all ground floor rooms with parking out front of each room.”
 of 5 bubbles G3932KDpaulm, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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