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El Rancho Dolores Motel

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Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: Independent motel (not part of a chain). Room was clean. Bed was comfortable enough. Hot water in shower. Good lighting. Microwave and fridge in room. Good price. Cons: Internet was slow. Microwave kept tripping the power cord it was plugged into, so I had...More

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Response from elrancho29palm, Guest Relations Manager at El Rancho Dolores MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thanks for commenting. I’m sorry that some maintenance issues and other lapses detracted from your stay. We take pride in providing the best possible guest experience and are involved in a continuous improvement process to get better and better. We’ll take your comments...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent motel and great value for money. We hadn't booked but got a warm welcome at 7pm on a Saturday night. Only $69 for a beautiful clean room with lovely bed and shower. Lovely swimming pool this morning, cool, clean and refreshing. Nice length for...More

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Response from elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores MotelResponded 4 December 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words. I’m so pleased that you found us a clean and pleasant place to stay and that our amenities were to your liking. We take real pride in this hotel and in serving guests like you,...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I stayed 5 nights. The first night I didn't get any sleep because I slept on top of the sheets with all the lights on. I was attending Contact in the Desert and everything was booked. I left early the next morning to attend but...More

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Response from elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores MotelResponded 4 December 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and staying at the El Rancho Dolores Motel. We appreciate your feedback. Please allow me to offer our apologies for the inconveniences that impacted your stay due to bugs. Your observations has been taken up by a team...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

Stayed here a night on our way to Beaumont.. Room was average size, the pillows were hard for us to sleep on but the king size bed was comfortable. There was no hair dryer no coffee making facilities and bathroom towels were old. The bathing...More

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Response from elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores MotelResponded 17 May 2017

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m terribly sorry that we failed to meet your expectations in some ways. We take real pride in this hotel and believe that pride shows in everything we do. I’m disappointed that we could not satisfy you, and I...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Really enjoyed our stay here. Close to Joshua Tree National Park...Room was very clean..bathroom had been remodeled very nicely... Housekeepers very pleasant...Pool area was nice. a couple of chairs need to be replaced...Bed was comfortable but pillows too hard for my taste. Wished there was...More

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Response from elrancho29palm, Webmaster at El Rancho Dolores MotelResponded 17 May 2017

Dear Guest, Thanks for your kind comments and for noticing the many positive aspects of our hotel. I’m so pleased that you would stay with us again, and I hope you have the opportunity to do that soon. We take pride in this hotel and...More

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US$69 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$69 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Family rooms are great"
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"all rooms are on the same level and face the street"
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"rooms close to the highway are noisy. wifi isn't great"
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"select a room toward the front or on the sides; as long as you aren't looking out the back windows..."
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