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BEST WESTERN El Rancho

2460 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442-1552
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  • Morro Rock
    2.2 km
  • 2 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 4 April 2015
We Love the El Rancho.
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Grand Terrace, California
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We stayed at the El Rancho for 4 nights, checking in on a thursday and departed on Monday. We arrived and the front desk clerk was very friendly and it took less than a few minutes to get checked in. Our room was perfect. We had 2 beds for the 4 of us. The room was very clean, and has...

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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 do our best to make the El Rancho a home away from home and we are so pleased that you felt that way. We hope to see you again soon!

los anegles, United States
Reviewed 3 April 2015

we always enjoy staying at the Best Western El Rancho. its clean, the location is great for exploring the area and you can tell in all the details that they really care. This trip i mentioned it was part of our anniversary weekend and they placed flowers in a vase form their own garden and a card! both counter staff...

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

Elissa thank you so much for your kind words. We always try and go above and beyond for our guests and we are so happy to hear that you recognize that and appreciate it as well! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 2 April 2015

We stayed here one night while travelling the PCH. Check in was easy and friendly. There was ample parking for our vehicle. The room was very clean and it looked to have been updated in the past few years. The bed was comfortable with clean linens. I liked the soaps they provided, they seemed nicer than average. The stall shower...

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

We are so glad to hear that you were pleased with your stay! We love hearing how much you enjoyed our extra amenities and expanded breakfast choices. We hope to see you again soon!

San Diego, CA, United States
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Reasonable rates, clean hotel (although prior-pet dander in our non-smoking room caused us some allergies), small-but-nice breakfast area, excellent service and courteous staff. One outlet was broken, but all others worked well. Far enough out of town to be quiet with easy parking, but close enough to drive in and do stuff.

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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 wish that you would have let us know about your allergies because we do have non-pet rooms available.

Murrieta, California
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I have stayed at this hotel with my family and on my own on business. We have stayed at this hotel because it is quite economical and has a nice location. The hotel is located right off of Highway 1 and is less than 1/2 a mile from the beach as the crow flies although it is not so easily...

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

We are so glad that you have enjoyed staying with us! We hope to see you again soon!

Seal Beach, United States
Reviewed 24 March 2015

A quaint older Motel, but still very nice, convenient, and well kept.. at a bargain Price.. The Breakfast area is very clean with a friendly atmosphere, not the greatest Breakfast, but good wholesome food..

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

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope that you got to enjoy some of our extra hot choices for breakfast such as warm cinnamon swirls, bacon, egg and cheese pockets, or french toast stick! We hope to see you again soon.

Placentia, United States
Reviewed 23 March 2015

We stay at this hotel every time we go to Morro Bay. The service is always outstanding. They treat the four legged guest as well as they treat the two legged ones! Will continue to stay here every time we are in the area.

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We are so glad to hear that you think of us as your home away from home! We always think of our return guests like family! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We only stayed one night on our way to see the Highway1 towards the Big Sur and San Francisco. The hotel is right on the highway and still provided a quiet night's rest for us. It is great for families with children who will enjoy the warm pool. The outside is pleasant with chairs and tables to relax. The staff...

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Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad that you were able to enjoy all of our outdoor amenities! We hope to see you again soon!

San Francisco, United States
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I had a very nice overnight here. It's only 5 miles from Cayucos and just outside of Morro Bay. The room is pretty basic but the bed and shower were both great. They're pet friendly, I brought my pooch and they had a welcome basket w/ towels and treats. Overall nice experience.

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

Michael we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! We love being able to pamper our four-legged friends. We hope to see you again soon!

Fresno, California
Reviewed 11 March 2015

This property is an older property and directly off the highway however it's very quiet. The rooms at this property are old and rather small but they are equipped with new flat screen televisions, microwaves and frigarators. The bed was comfortable and the linens were nice. Very typical continental breakfast. For a last minute trip this property would be fine,...

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We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope that you were able to enjoy all our outdoor areas. We hope that you will come and visit again soon!

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • 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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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $90 - $246 (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
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Morro Bay
#11 Family Hotel in Morro Bay
#14 Romantic Hotel in Morro Bay
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