Explore Hotel

Morro Bay and the Best Western El Rancho is 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 youre 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. Montana de Oro, Hearst Castle, Cayucos and Cambria are all just a short drive away. You cant beat the location and comfort of our Morro Bay hotel.

Our Morro Bay hotel has refurbished rooms, fast complimentary high-speed Internet, 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 doesnt feel like youre 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.

View more

Location

2460 Main Street
Morro Bay
California
93442-1552
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond

Summary

Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00
  • Low rate guarantee
  • Free WIFI
  • 270+ hotels in GB

Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type 93442-1552

Send to Tom Tom

Address
2460 Main Street
Morro Bay
California
93442-1552
United States


What's nearby?

Recreation

  • 5.00 mile(s) from Cayucos

  • 7.00 mile(s) from Los Osos

  • 13.00 mile(s) from San Luis Obispo

  • 21.00 mile(s) from Cambria

  • 22.00 mile(s) from Avila Beach

  • 25.00 mile(s) from Pismo Beach

  • 28.00 mile(s) from Atascadero

  • 29.00 mile(s) from San Simeon

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Arroyo Grande

  • 41.00 mile(s) from Paso Robles

  • 45.00 mile(s) from Santa Maria

  • 74.00 mile(s) from Lompoc

  • 79.00 mile(s) from Solvang

  • 119 mile(s) from Santa Barbara

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Duke Energy

  • 8.00 mile(s) from California Men's Colony

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Sierra Vista Hospital

  • 10.00 mile(s) from county of San Luis Obispo

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Atascadero State Hospital

  • 30.00 mile(s) from Mid State Fair

  • 10 mile(s) from Cuesta College

  • 15 mile(s) from Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, California State University.

  • 45 mile(s) from Allen Handcock College

  • 60 mile(s) from Chapman University




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 512 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 211
Rating: 4 177
Rating: 3 71
Rating: 2 27
Rating: 1 26
Rating

Would Never Go Back. Find Another Local Place to Stay

19/09/2016 stephenpeck, Visalia, California

My wife and I frequent hotels and motels in Morro Bay, and once stayed previously at the El Rancho. We picked the El Rancho this time because it was advertised to be "pet friendly" and we confirmed t... more

Rating

Horrible Front Desk Experience at Checking Out

15/09/2016 isabel12016, San Diego, California

When we checked in we had a great experience. The lady at the front desk was great. But when we had breakfast it was a different woman. This one was a mean one. We asked her directions to Hearst Castl... more

Rating

Overnight stay

11/09/2016 Anna_2789, Ayr, United Kingdom

A nice stop over for us in Morro Bay. The hotel was nice and clean with friendly staff. A small breakfast was nice with the option of a pool. Morro Bay is a nice little town with some surfing, paddl... more

Rating

Fair enough

07/09/2016 Joe080, New York City, New York

We went to this hotel to spend the night before driving the Big Sur. We only spent one night (too much already for Morro Bay!). The hotel was clean but mainly basic. Do not expect much. It is just dew... more

Rating

Updated, solid place

06/09/2016 BRCNice, Redwood City

A lovely motel. We'd recommend it to friends looking to stay at a nice, well-run older place which has been updated recently. Not a posh upscale place but comfy, quiet, safe, and complete. Enjoy t... more