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El Rancho Motel

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#12 of 16 Hotels in Coronado
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Woodland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at the EL Rancho Motel at the end of January. The bungalows are charming, without a lot of high and amenities. The location is fantastic. You are given a coupon for a continental breakfast at a restaurant a few blocks down the street. Irene, the manager is one of the most delightful and customer friendly people I have...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the price, this little motel was a pretty solid choice. It was extremely quiet (no office staff even) and perfectly clean. But literally the most uncomfortable bed I've ever slept on. It's a mile from the Hotel Del and beach and maybe a quarter mile to the ferry landing. Overall, pretty good. But man, that bed made it hard...

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Menifee, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in an expensive community, the El Rancho Motel is a moderately-priced beach resort located at Orange and Fourth in Coronado. The rooms are clean and contain all the basics, including cable TV, a coffee maker, a small refrigerator, a microwave, and a hair blower, along with comfortable chairs. While there are just 11 rooms, the intimate setting - including...

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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The host was very friendly and the room we stayed in had a kitchen. The room was clean and very quiet. The location was also great with walking distance to several restaurants and 20 minutes walk to the beach. Free parking.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Perfect motel with a great price. It has all the amenities needed and it is just perfect for travelers. Very enjoyable experience. El Rancho is also very beautiful and very well decorated. Definitely my go to spot in Coronado.

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Reviewed 2 December 2016

I travel to San Diego twice a month, and I must say El Rancho Motel is an affordable hassle-free alternative to the expensive hotels downtown. The rooms are newly remodeled and are fully equipped with all the amenities necessary (coffee machine and beach towels!) to feel at home. Also, there are a few pharmacies/shops/restaurants at walking distance, which makes everything...

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Pinedale, Wyoming
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It's a cute little motel on Coronado island. Bed is comfortable and everything is clean. We only stayed one night but i can see it being a great island retreat. Fun things to do within walking distance.

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Tucson, AZ
Reviewed 16 October 2016

It is located right off the main street and close to lots of restaurant, shops, bar. It is a couple of blocks from the ferry landing and close to the bridge. I enjoyed sitting in the front outdoor space and the table in the back. Parking was a little limited but then we discovered there were two spots in the...

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Bartlett, Tennessee
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My girlfriend and I were meeting other friends but we arrived a day early and I looked all around SD for her and I to stay in hostels for that one night. I booked us at the El Rancho and we were delighted with the clean rooms, comfy beds and pillows....just a great find! We walked to the bay that...

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Camarillo, California
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I can't speak highly enough of this gem of a motel. The arrangement of the rooms resemble white English cottages. Grass and rose bushes run down the middle of the row of rooms. Service is fantastic. Accommodations made without a fuss. Nice little touches like suntan lotion available.Charming garden accessories. Hardwood firs. Mini-kitchen.You can walk to everything: Vons, movie theaters,...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
El Rancho Motel Coronado is conveniently located in the heart of beautiful Coronado Island, and offers 10 charming rooms full of amenities and warm hospitality that will make your stay a memorable one. Surrounded by attractions such as the Ferry Landing Marketplace, the historic Hotel Del Coronado, and the world famous Coronado Beaches, we know you will truly have a wonderful stay at El Rancho Motel. San Diego is also close by, just a drive on the majestic Coronado Bay Bridge. Explore the Gaslamp Quarter, Old Town, the San Diego Zoo, Sea World and so much more. Access to the San Diego Airport is also close and convenient. Coronado is a peaceful island community and resort destination, with a world class golf course, a marina, parks and beaches. The weather is perhaps the best in the world, making it the perfect destination for families and seasoned travelers. With plenty of dining and shopping options within walking distance, we know your stay will be a pleasurable experience. We look forward to making your stay at El Rancho Motel as relaxing and comfortable as possible. Welcome to Coronado Island! ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Rancho Motel

Address: 370 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118-1498
Region: United States > California > Coronado
Price Range: $163 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Rancho Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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El Rancho Hotel Coronado
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Coronado
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“Awesome location!”
 of 5 bubbles SuzieQTucson_AZ, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quiet, Rm 10 is good for a single and is in the very back,farthest from Orange St.”
 of 5 bubbles kelapides, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Any room is good.”
 of 5 bubbles phyllism931, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request no air freshener in your room if you're sensitive and are allergic to these.”
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