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1100 El Camino Real
Millbrae, California 94030-2015
United States


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Hotel Overview

El Rancho is the perfect San Francisco Airport hotel with the right services and well-furnished rooms to ensure any stay in the Bay area is comfortable and worry free. The two story mission style hotel provides direct outdoor entry to all guestrooms from the landscaped parking lot, providing ample space for social distancing with limited walking. Free parking is provided throughout all guest stays along with Free Wi-Fi and premium cable TV. Every room has a mini refrigerator, complimentary in room coffee, and luxurious beds with high quality sheets and towels. El Rancho is AAA 3 diamond rated.

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The hotel is centrally located in Millbrae between Silicon Valley and downtown San Francisco, just 3 miles from the San Francisco Airport SFO. The hotel is within short walking distance to a variety of restaurants, pizzerias, major fast-food restaurants and Starbucks. Trader Joe’s and Safeway supermarkets are just a few blocks from the hotel. Caltrain and BART intermodal transit station is a short 20-minute walk from the hotel providing direct access to downtown San Francisco and surrounding areas.

Sleep and Fly packages are also available including 8 days of parking, additional parking days can be added for $15 per day. Please contact the hotel for further details.

We have temporarily stopped airport shuttle service to SFO. You may reach us by Uber, LYFT, Taxi or the Caltrain and Bart transit station.

We welcome guests of all abilities. Our property descriptions aim to allow any visitor to make an informed decision on whether the hotel is an appropriate choice for their needs. Please contact hotel to hear all the ADA compliant service and property features for your next accommodation.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • Restaurant on-site
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Cocktail lounge, Veranda Bar - effective March 18th, 2020 the Veranda Bar will be temporarily closed.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, freshly prepared oatmeal, fresh squeezed orange juice, and coffee.
  • Hot tub
  • Local shuttle, to airport BART station, for direct access to San Francisco
  • Banquet facilities
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Exterior corridor
  • Outdoor pool, heated from April to October
  • Free parking for overnight guests
  • Exercise facility 24 Hour fitness facility will is temporarily closed
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; all guest rooms are hardwired
  • Catering
  • Outdoor parking Park & fly packages

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • In-room movies HBO®
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Additional in-room toiletries
  • Dataports
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Fully furnished temporary apartments for extended stays are available
  • Refrigerator
  • High-speed Internet access, wireless and hard wired

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Public restrooms accessible
  • Accessible business center

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
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Nearby Attractions


  • 3 mile(s) from Coyote Point Museum and Wildlife Habitat, recreation area providing swimming, fishing, picnic facilities and playgrounds
  • 6 mile(s) from Cow Palace
  • 7 mile(s) from Monster Park, formally known as Candlestick Park
  • 15 mile(s) from Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square
  • 15 mile(s) from 3 Com Park, home of the San Francisco 49ers
  • 15 mile(s) from AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants
  • 20 mile(s) from Golden Gate Bridge
  • 59 mile(s) from Napa Valley and the wine country


  • Terrace Café, on premises, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Effective March 23rd The Terrace Café will be temporarily closed.
  • Veranda Bar, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, Effective March 23rd The Veranda Bar will be temporarily closed.

Nearby Cities

  • 5 mile(s) from Silicon Valley
  • 10 mile(s) from City of San Francisco


  • 9 mile(s) from Poplar Creek, 18-hole golf course
  • 16 mile(s) from California State Beaches
  • 20 mile(s) from Two championship golf courses, located on the Pacific Ocean


  • 1 mile(s) from Millbrae Square Shopping Center
  • 3 mile(s) from Tanforan Park Shopping Center


  • 2.00 mile(s) from San Francisco International Airport
  • 25.00 mile(s) from San Jose International Airport
  • 27.00 mile(s) from Oakland International Airport
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Trolley/Street Car
  • 0.80 mile(s) from Caltrain
  • 0.80 mile(s) from BART Subway