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Best Western El Rancho

AAA - 2 Diamond

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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.

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.

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 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.

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2460 Main Street
Morro Bay
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00:00 | 11:00:00


Location and Attractions

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2460 Main Street
Morro Bay
United States

What's nearby?


  • 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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 585 traveller reviews
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Hawk was awesome!!

29/12/2017 anthonydeanh,

This best Western was one of the cleanest hotels that I have ever stayed in. Normally I stay in Hilton or courtyard Marriott due to the fires I was forced to stay closer to the coast. Once arriving I... more

Owner Response
HAWK K, General Manager at Best Western El Rancho, responded to this review
Thank you for your compliment we really appreciate your sincere feedback and we look forward to seeing you and your family in the future. Happy New Year! Best Wishes, Best Western El Rancho


28/12/2017 Scott N, Woodbury, Minnesota

Very nice place. Great location, clean, affordable. Felt safe. Fridge micro, coffee, breskfast, great staff. Wish I could stay longer. Nice little town. Coming from San Francisco was nice to not get g... more

Owner Response
HAWK K, Manager at Best Western El Rancho, responded to this review
Dear Guest, We appreciate your feedback. It was a pleasure to be a part of your good experience here in Morro Bay. Thank you. Sincerely, Best Western El Rancho, CA

What do you expect, it's a Best Western

25/12/2017 CyberDawg, Pensacola, Florida

Room was clean and comfortable, also reasonably priced. Pretty much circa 1980's in style. 20 minute wait for the shuttle from the airport. Included breakfast was modest.. Staff was cordial. Definit... more


Resonable, Comfortable and near the coast

12/12/2017 Jan P, Sacramento, California, Usa

Best Western El Rancho is a good choice in Morro Bay. It's a smaller place with convenient, free parking.The host was great and met all our needs immediately. We really appreciated the breakfast cho... more

Owner Response
HAWK K, Manager at Best Western El Rancho, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Thanks for the opportunity to serve you. We do appreciated very much for your sincere feet back.We hope to see you again. Thank you, Sincerely Best Western El Rancho.

Quiet location

03/12/2017 Vangie S, Oakdale, California

This hotel is easy to find and close to Highway 1. Room is very clean and the king bed is very comfortable. The staff is very courteous and nice. Breakfast is included with a variety of selections.... more

Owner Response
HAWK K, Manager at Best Western El Rancho, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us.Your satisfaction and happiness is our fist priority.Your every feet back is always welcome for us grow and continued improved.We hope to see you again Thank you, Sincerely, Best Western El Rancho.