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El Rancho Motel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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... More 

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1 Thank Jose Andres C
Pinedale, Wyoming
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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1 Thank Stacey R
Tucson, AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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... More 

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1 Thank SuzieQTucson_AZ
Bartlett, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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... More 

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2 Thank Lori P
Camarillo, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent option, clean, very confortable, nice price! I love this hotel I think it's the best in Coronado. Excellent attention, you have all to stay confortable, air conditioner, mini kitchen, nice place to stay.

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1 Thank Manolo F
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This cute little boutique motel is a favorite place of mine since staying here!! Irene is a blessing and a gift to all who she meets. Very clean and crisp linens. So very hospitable and accommodating to all I have sent to her. Perfect for destination weddings here in Coronado the rooms are perfect for the wedding parties to all... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

The room was clean and perfect for what we needed. I will be booking again there, so close to Ferrys landing. A little far To the beach if you walk but the bus runs all day for free. We walked it all and it wasn't to bad. I love this island and will come once a year always.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a quaint old-style motel, nothing fancy, but very comfortable. New owner is very accommodating. It's in a great location between the bay and the ocean, and a bus runs both directions if you don't want to walk. The neighborhood seemed safe while we walked all around this area. Parking could be tricky if you're there during high season,... More 

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California
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

My significant other was able to get the Fourth of July weekend off so we took the opportunity to spend a night in Coronado. My mother had actually found this motel for us and even though my partner and I were apprehensive about staying in a motel we decided to give it a shot considering the reviews were good. After... More 

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  • Free Parking
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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: RM563 - RM1,014 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Rancho Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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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.”
 of 5 bubbles geesvee, 11 May 2016 | Read review
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