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Walnut Creek, United States
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in Morros Bay and Stayed at this Best Western. The rooms were clean and the management very friendly. The continental breakfast was sufficient and the breakfast room was well stocked and clean.

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Thank 327karll
sugeilCS, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Dear Karll, Thank you for sharing your amazing experience on TripAdvisor! I'm glad you were able to enjoy our clean rooms, and our breakfast. We hope to welcome you back for another amazing visit in the not too distant future. All the best, Sugeil More 

salinas, United States
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time I arrived til the time I checked out I felt like I was the most important person to the staff at this Best western. I was given plenty of information about the facility and the surrounding area. The breakfast was well stocked and the staff always had a smile on their faces. The housekeeper went out of... More 

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Thank Melinda O
sugeilCS, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Dear Melinda, Thank you for the great comments on the team and property. Hope to see you back soon. Especially when you include a trip to Morro Bay . All the best, Sugeil More 

Commerce, United States
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location and great customer service! There are stores locally and just a short drive to Etascadero and the Morro Bay rock. This was a wonderful getaway! Cambria is close by, so is San Luis Obispo and San Simeon. There are lots of shops and places to eat. I recommend it highly.

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Thank 297gracielam
sugeilCS, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Dear 297gracielam, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us based on your rating of our property. Thanks for choosing to stay with us, and I hope that we have the chance to have you with us again in the future so that we can provide you with one more positive stay experience. All the best, Sugeil More 

Santa Rosa, California
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

There's no air condition, rooms are small, noise, Tv not working right, internet was ok, staff was rude. I'm shocked that this is a Best Western, as it should labeled as motel 6. Not worth the money charged!!

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sugeilCS, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Dear Navymommomo, Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. This is the first I'm hearing of this situation. I wish to apologize, on behalf of the whole team, for any negative issues you encountered while staying with us. We have in our website that this hotel does not have any air conditioner in any of the rooms. When... More 

Long Beach, United States
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We needed a room just for a night. We had reserved in advance and the room was ready for us at the determined time. The staff was especially pleasant and helpful, the room had a just renovated bathroom, parking right in front of our room. The highlight was having the continental breakfast in the morning which was included in the... More 

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Thank Tracy B
sugeilCS, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Dear Tracy B, Thank you for taking the time to share your positive review of Best Western El Rancho! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our breakfast. Your compliments to our hotel were very gratifying to read. But your compliments to our staff make me even happier. Thank you for noticing the hard... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My husband and I did a great circle visit of California, combining visiting friends and relatives with sightseeing. Hearst Castle was one of our visits, but rates for hotels in San Simeon made me look a little further out. We arrived at El Rancho just at 4. Our room was not quite ready. The owner offered us coffee and gave... More 

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sugeilCS, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Dear AZtraveler661, Thank you for taking the time to share your positive review. I am honored that you chose to stay with us when you were in Morro Bay. I hope that we will have the privilege of welcoming you back again in the future! All the best, Sugeil More 

Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

From my home in the San Francisco Bay Area, this destination is a nice easy drive and ideal as a first leg of any longer journey transiting the length of California. In the year since my first review new owners and managers have come in but with no adverse impact on the property, its presentation or guest-friendly welcome. It wins... More 

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Thank S E
sugeilCS, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Dear SE, Thank you for taking time to review us after your stay! It's great to read that our staff took great care of you and that you loved the location. We look forward to having you back next time you are in Morro Bay. All the best, Sugeil More 

Great Falls, Montana
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56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The motel is not on the water but is very close. The place is all one level and spread out in a number of units. It does not have air conditioning so if you leave windows open you hear the traffic. It does have a large fan but we did not use it so not sure if it would have... More 

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Thank Jean M
sugeilCS, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Dear Jean M, Thank you for the great review! It's great to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the location worked our perfect for your travel needs. All of our hotel rooms have been recently renovated; our pool is heated till October 31, 2016. It will be a heated pool in March 1, 2017. We look... More 

Visalia, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My wife and I frequent hotels and motels in Morro Bay, and once stayed previously at the El Rancho. We picked the El Rancho this time because it was advertised to be "pet friendly" and we confirmed that in our reservation. They are not pet friendly or guest friendly! After being told that they would not honor our reservation, the... More 

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sugeilCS, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Dear Stephenpeck, I am truly sorry for the inconvenience this issue may have caused you and your wife. We have recently renovated all of the rooms and since the renovations; we are no longer pet friendly. We have it listed on all 3rd party websites and our BW website that we are no longer pet friendly. Our front desk person... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2016

When we checked in we had a great experience. The lady at the front desk was great. But when we had breakfast it was a different woman. This one was a mean one. We asked her directions to Hearst Castle and she did not even pay us no mind. We asked her for sausages because it had finished and she... More 

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sugeilCS, Manager at BEST WESTERN El Rancho, responded to this review

Dear Isabel12016, Please accept my apology for the poor experience you had with our front desk staff you experienced while staying with us. We have taken this review to task and talked to the Front Desk Agent that was involved in this complaint. Again my apologies for this issue you experienced and thank you for taking the time reviewing your... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Microwave
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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: $110 - $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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“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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