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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.
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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.
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We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. The pet friendly rate is $30 per day with a $150 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $150 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning.
Stayed in July 2018. Converted to CDN price was $330 for ONE night booked in advance with a discount. Folks, this is a MOTEL with small rooms and far fewer amenities than a hotel room at a Las Vegas...
Alberta on 19-Jul-2018
As a long time best western diamond bonus member this was not a good experience for my daughter and I. We thought we would give this place a try as a bonus in Morro Bay and extremely sad to say, No...
Bakersfield, California on 25-Jun-2018
This is a very nice quaint hotel, its not fancy, but the rooms are clean and comfortable. They have a nice breakfast with waffles that they put out, even though when we went the place was nearly...
By Sandra H
Hesperia, California on 24-Jun-2018
This hotel is an ideal position to explore Morro Bay. It is also perfect for exploring Highway 1. The hotel also has a view of Morro Rock - if the mist lifts! The hotel was comfortable and the...
Many many places to stay in Morro Bay. I was looking for something affordable and close to the beach and dock area. This was the sweetest place. It's not right at the ocean front but close enough to...