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El Rancho Motel

#12 of 16 Hotels in Coronado
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Choose this place for location and rate. Didn't rent a car so location to Bonney's market, coffee places, movie theater,resturants,between ferry landing and the beach was important. The room had a mini frig and microwave so saved money by shopping at the market. The room also came with two beach towels and they had beach chairs too to borrow. Didn't...

Thank 734Jan69
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Waved my magic cheap-places-to-stay-in-dream-destinations wand and found this little gem. Excellent location - right on bus line (free in summer) in a lovely residential area, walkable to both the Bay side of Coronado as well as to the Pacific beach and the center of town. The building is older but quite cute, feels more like having a tiny apartment than...

Thank NineRavens
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this motel. It's exceptionally clean, located in a very convenient area, affordably priced, a short drive from the bridge and downtown San Diego and the management is super. I especially like that it's within walking distance to the Coronado park area and many fine restaurants. I will definitely stay here again.

Thank swjerseyboy
Irene A, Manager at El Rancho Motel, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay : )

Chino Hills, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have stayed here many times over the years and it has become our secret get away spot from our busy life, we have everyday. We always leave thinking, did we just wake up from a great dream! We arrive there and our room is always fresh and has everything we could ever want in it, clean and ready to...

Thank osakarod
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This small, cute, clean, awesome place is worth a visit. Located in the heart of Coronado, walking distance to great restaurants and entertainment. The motel is clean and very functional, and it's in the safest city in San Diego! Five Stars All The Way 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This place is cute and quaint. Linens were clean however the towels were a lil rough. Nice place to crash for a couple of days and if you don't mind walking it is near Orange Ave shopping. Worth the price and worth the visit.

Thank D9081PGnicolem
Buckeye, Arizona
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This little motel in the heart of Coronado, California is cute ... but ... the beds are not very comfortable. It's a small motel with only a few rooms. The rooms are very nice. The location is convenient ... although still several blocks from the beach. Downtown Coronado is a short walk away. The office is only open for a...

Thank ArizonaJT
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This little motel is a diamond in the rough. I have stayed in several motels in the area and this is by far the best, especially for the price. Cozy rooms, beautiful decor and very clean. The housekeepers were quick and thorough and very friendly. It was like a little studio. The managers were very accommodating to my animals (two...

Thank Linz N
North Carolina
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We stayed for 2 nights in March while visiting our son who is stationed at the naval air station. The rooms and small and basic. Beds were comfortable. This is a very small older property, but the location and price are excellent. Also, the property is well maintained, flowers and plants abound, and was very cozy. The staff were extremely...

Thank saskin
Reviewed 27 February 2017

TV and location is da best thing here. I've stayed at other motels before but wouldn't wanna stay here again. There was ants in the sink and faucet was caked on with rust.I was a bit skeptical to use faucet water to rinse my mouth to brushing my teeth

Thank Shannon F

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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: RM489 - RM761 (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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“Rooms in front are quieter than those in back.”
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“Quiet, Rm 10 is good for a single and is in the very back,farthest from Orange St.”
kelapides, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Any room is good.”
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“Request no air freshener in your room if you're sensitive and are allergic to these.”
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