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El Rancho Boulder Motel

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Clean, quiet, comfy! The lady working the front desk was very helpful and friendly. Will stay again! The motel had an old Vegas feel...the whole "Leaving Las Vegas" movie feel but not depressing...loved it!

Thank Christy C
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 8 November 2016

A good location close to the center of Boulder with a small strip of shops and restaurants close by and the older part of town within walking distance. The hotel rooms are a little dingy and the breakfast is basic, at best. However location makes amends for these shortcomings and the reception staff were very friendly. A good option for...

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Quebec city, Canada
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I stayed there for 1 night as I was going kayaking at Willow Beach area on the Colorado River. This place is clean and it have the basics need for a good night rest. The mattress was soft, but I like it this way. The best part is that you are so close to downtown of Boulder City and all...

Thank geographe54
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay at this little motel on our way through Boulder City. The clerk at the front desk seemed genuinely pleased to be of service to our group, had a wonderful sense of humour, and was very warm and friendly. The rooms were simple but clean. I loved the human interaction and truly felt welcomed to town...

Thank Chey M
Black Hawk, South Dakota
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a good example of southwestern motels from the 40s and 50s, complete with swimming pool and thick foliage. Close to shopping and there is a nice city park across the street to walk the dog. There are some small things that could use repair but nothing major. Wi-Fi didn't work and the desk clerk tried everything she could...

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Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Stayed at the El Ranchero with a some friends on a motorcycle trip. Jan was a pleasure to deal with . She was friendly, very informative and really fin to talk with. The rooms were large and clean. We will stay there again if the chance arises. Highly recommended

Thank M S
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 22 September 2016

It may not be new and fancy, but it is clean and comfortable. The staff is great, friendly and helpful. The property is well cared for. It is close to downtown, you can walk down for dinner and to enjoy all the lovely statues that are featured throughout. We were on a two-week motorcycle trip and this was the best...

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Graham, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I stayed in two different rooms over the course of two different weekends and had slightly different experiences. One time the person at the front desk was very neutral, did their job, and I was on my way. The other time the check in person was telling stories, had me laughing and really seemed to be enjoying helping people. The...

Thank CallustheJameses
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed for 3 nights at El Rancho and received the warmest of welcomes from Jan on reception who couldn't have been more helpful, she gave us nice towels for the pool, told us about the free coffee in the morning and gave us advice on where was nice to eat. The room was clean and tidy and we had...

1Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Jan at the front desk was great. Very accommodating. Thanks for a great stay. We didn't have a reservation and were exhausted. They made it easy for us with our 2 dogs. And my elderly mom and aunt. Thank you

1Thank Jennifer M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The El Rancho Boulder Motel is family owned and operated. While we are not a 4 Star hotel, our rooms are CLEAN, comfortable and safe. Any member of our staff will be happy to help you in any way we can. Upon request, we provide transportation to and from the Boulder City Airport and while we don't have a business center, we will be happy to make you a few copies, or hold a delivery until you arrive. We have a discount agreement with a few of the restaurants nearby, one of them is right next door, so everything you need is within walking distance. And if there is anything that you need, that you don't see in your room, PLEASE ASK. Our Front Office has a supply of everything from Shampoo to Pots and Pans, as our kitchenettes are actually full kitchens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Rancho Boulder Motel

Address: 725 Nevada Highway, Boulder City, NV 89005
Region: United States > Nevada > Boulder City
Price Range: $78 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 39
Also Known As:
El Rancho Boulder Hotel Boulder City
El Rancho Boulder City Hotel
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“Leave your car at the motel and walk to close by restaurants and bars”
 of 5 bubbles geographe54, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the west end in the summer if you want to keep your room cool.”
 of 5 bubbles 368brucet, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were next to reception and the ice machine, I couldn't comment on any other room”
 of 5 bubbles 90fionac, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 7, nice and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles bburton24, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I would request an upstairs room.”
 of 5 bubbles hollyrayg, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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