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El Rancho Dolores Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Mesquite, Nevada
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 soap they had provided was so small and thin that it took one bath to...

Thank NyonyaLady
Phoenix, Arizona
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 coffee pot in the room...otherwise would gladly stay here again and price was reasonable

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Location is perfect and the overall look of the motel is adorably mid-century. Loved the fridge and microwave in the room and bed was super comfortable. Loved that my parking spot is right at my front door. Room was super clean. Only minor complaints: the water pressure leaves a little to be desired (and it's very difficult to get the...

Thank wehaveapiperdoone
Van Nuys, California, United States
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Its an older Motel, (think "Travel Court") from the 50's is my guess. Modernized and well kept up. We got the family room, 3 beds and a Kitchenette 3 rooms and a bathroom. Traveled with our little Dog. Nice to be able to have our own coffee in the morning, cook if we wanted, etc. Second bedroom was great for...

Thank Roy N
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We stayed three nights at this motel. Things we liked: it was cheap ($55/night for multiple nights at the AAA rate in February 2017), it was neat and clean, and it was close to restaurants and to the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. It also had the basic amenities we cared about: wifi, a mini-fridge and microwave, a TV....

Thank Teddi_MD
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

For the price....Nice place to stay. Needed a sleep over to continue our exploration of Joshua Tree National Park. We didn't get a kitchenette, but.could of had a coffee maker in the room (only draw back)

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elrancho29palm, webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for the positive comments. I sincerely appreciate you taking time to offer these comments.I’m Happy that our hotel impressed you.hope you’ll be a frequent guest at our property in the future. Sincerely, Hotel Manager

Dieppe, Canada
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We had a room with two queen beds. The room was clean and large, with a full kitchen. The price felt right ($70/night) for the location. The motel is within distance of a couple of places to eat, notably a Mexican restaurant just 3 minutes away. Only downside was that the WiFi signal was non-existent in the room. It worked...

Thank Audrey F
elrancho29palm, webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m glad you had a very good experience with us. Nothing is more important than the guest experience, and I’m very pleased we satisfied you so thoroughly. We look forward to serving you again soon. Sincerely, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is pretty rare that you walk into a hotel room and exclaim "OMG how cute"! But that was my reaction when I opened the door to my room here. Very clean, nicely decorated, had everything I needed. Quiet and cozy. It was too cool to take advantage of the pool area but it looked like the perfect spot to...

Thank Ann H
elrancho29palm, webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for these kind comments. We strive for 100 percent guest satisfaction, and I’m very glad you were so satisfied. We believe we provide a great combination of comfort, convenience, amenities and value, and clearly you agree. I hope that if your travels bring you to this area again you will stay with us. Serving...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 30 December 2016

the motel room had been totally updated. it still had that homey,comfy feel to it. really liked our total experience from the moment we checked in to the time we checked out. the outside of the motel interested us to stop because of its character and we were not disappointed. we always try to stay local vs a chain ....

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elrancho29palm, webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m so pleased that you would stay with us.We take pride in this hotel and its amenities and sincerely appreciate the opportunity to serve you. I’m glad we could satisfy you,Thanks again for your pleasant feedback. Sincerely, Hotel Manager

Reviewed 18 November 2016

been there with some friends on our way from sedona to the pacific coast for a one night stop over. the hotel is located next to the highway, the romms in the back are quiet enough. the rooms itself were basic but clean. unfortunately, the wifi didn't work for most of the time. the staff at the reception was friendly...

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elrancho29palm, webmaster at El Rancho Dolores Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m pleased that you had a good experience with us. We take great pride in our hotel, and I hope that shows. We’re also always working to get better. I hope you will give us another chance and see that we’re doing what we can to improve and enhance the guest experience. Sincerely, Hotel...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A long established 29 palms Motel in this area, the El Rancho Dolores has played host to travellers and tourists alike from all over the world since 1940. Many types of room are available, from small singles to larger suites with kitchenettes. Several rooms have their own drive-in car ports and private patios. Landscaped gardens and manicured lawns are also a feature of our motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Rancho Dolores Motel

Address: 73352 Twentynine Palms Hwy., Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Twentynine Palms
Price Range: RM301 - RM606 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Rancho Dolores Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Family rooms are great”
228royn, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are on the same level and face the street”
bevpond, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms close to the highway are noisy. wifi isn't great”
506kerrys, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“select a room toward the front or on the sides; as long as you aren't looking out the back windows because you get the view of the desert”
REGINAA127, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you like coffee when you wake up bring some instant, until you can travel just down the street to the am/pm.”
Billy252525, 6 May 2015 | Read review
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