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Best Western El Rancho

2460 Main Street
Morro Bay, CA 93442
Nightly Rates: ($94.99 - $104.99)
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Description:

Discounts are available for any stay of three nights or more! Simply search for a three night stay and save! Morro Bay and the Best Western El Rancho are ideally located at the midpoint between Los Angeles and San Francisco and boasts must-see attractions like Hearst Castle and San Luis Obispo. When you spot Morro Rock, you know you're close to your home away from home at our Morro Bay hotel. The Best Western El Rancho is conveniently located on Highway 1 at the gateway to the scenic Pacific Coast Highway. Relax at our seasonally heated outdoor pool with sundeck, garden area and scenic views. We have two restaurants within walking distance including the famous Taco Temple featuring California Fusion fresh seafood cuisine. This Morro Bay hotel features Motorcycle parking directly in front of your room. RV parking and bus parking is available. Close to wineries and the Pacific coast, everything guests imagine sunny California to be comes alive here. Guests are close to the beach and Cal Poly. Centrally located, a world of adventure awaits, including, boat tours, spotting elephant seals and biking. Nature is right in the backyard of our Morro Bay hotel. Our Morro Bay hotel has refurbished rooms, fast complimentary high-speed Internet, guest room ceiling fans and a free continental breakfast. There are many local businesses that require employees to travel to our gorgeous region. A few common guests include employees of Cal Poly, Camp San Luis Obispo, the US Coast Guard and PG&E . It doesn't feel like you're on the clock when the great outdoors and great weather is calling. Reserve your next escape at the Best Western El Rancho and start planning the first activity! The front desk is closed from 9 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. daily. On-site hotel personnel are available 24-hours a day via night bell at lobby entrance. After-hours check-ins are accommodated, please contact hotel prior to arrival to make arrangements.

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  11:00 AM

Native currency:  American Dollars
Number of floors:  1
Number of rooms:  27
Time zone:  PST


GianCarlo's: 1.50 mile(s) from GianCarlo's, full service, Mediterranean, open for: dinner
The Galley: 1.50 mile(s) from The Galley, bar/lounge, seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, open daily 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. for lunch, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. for dinner. Reservations are recommended (805) 772-7777
La Harada: 1.50 mile(s) from La Harada, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner, open for lunch 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., and for dinner 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Phone: (805)772-1410
Dorn's: 1.50 mile(s) from Dorn's, bar/lounge, seafood, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, open daily 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Phone: (805)772-4415 Try the clam chowder!
DiStasio's: 1.50 mile(s) from DiStasio's, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, open daily 11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Phone: (805)772-8760
Maya Restaurant: Adjacent to Maya Restaurant, bar/lounge, Mexican, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, open 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., 2490 Main Street, Morro Bay, CA, 805-772-5312. Mexican and American cuisine


Outdoor pool - OUTDOOR POOL
Cardiovascular exercise - EXCKOT
Pool - Outdoor pool Pool is heated from March 01 to October 31 only.
Scuba diving - 1.00 mile(s) from scuba diving
Fishing - 1.00 mile(s) from deep sea fishing
Beach - 1.00 mile(s) from beach
Boating - 1.00 mile(s) from boating

Room Info:

1 QUEEN BED: Queen bed, Non-smoking, Coffee/Tea maker, Hairdryer, Meal included - continental breakfast
1 KING BED: King bed, Non-smoking, Coffee/Tea maker, Hairdryer, Meal included - continental breakfast
2 QUEEN BEDS: Queen bed, Non-smoking, Coffee/Tea maker, Hairdryer, Meal included - continental breakfast
1 KING BED: King bed, Non-smoking, Family/oversized room, Desk, Meal included - continental breakfast
1 QUEEN BED: Queen bed, Non-smoking, Meal included - continental breakfast

Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • AM/FM radio
  • Cable television
  • Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
  • Express check-out
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer
  • High speed wireless
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Wake-up calls
  • Alarm clock
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Complimentary newspaper in lobby
  • Exterior corridors
  • Free parking
  • Heated pool
  • Ice machine
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • Pets allowed
  • Safe
  • Wheel chair access
  • All public areas non-smoking
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Data port
  • Fax service
  • Front desk
  • High speed internet access
  • Ironing board
  • Onsite laundry
  • Pool
  • Safe deposit box
  • Business center
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • High speed internet connection
  • Late check-out available
  • Outdoor parking
  • Recreational vehicle parking
  • Truck parking

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Location Description:
From: The north on Highway 101. Take the Morro Bay/Hearst Castle Exit. Turn right onto Santa Rosa Street. Santa Rosa becomes Route 1. When you reach Morro Bay, take the Main Street Exit, turn left. The Best Western El Rancho will be on your right hand side about two miles from the Main Street Exit. From: The south on Route 1. Go south on Route 1, go left at the San Jacinto stoplight. Take a quick right onto Main street. The Best Western El Rancho will be on the left about a mile from the stoplight. From: The east. Take the Atascadero Road/Highway 41 Exit off Highway 101. At Main Street in Morro Bay, turn right. The Best Western El Rancho will be on the right about a mile from Highway 41.
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