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El Rancho Boulder Motel

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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“great retro”(2 reviews)
“free coffee”(5 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
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Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After seeing the outside of this charming retro Spanish style motel, my expectations were very high but I was quickly and greatly disappointed when I checked into the room. Although clean, the decor and furniture looked like they came from a thrift store. I opened...More

Thank M.A. C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Very close to Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. Fun atmosphere, great pool and a very friendly staff. The town is really a fun place to find treasure and meet some very interesting people. Old time charm but clean and comfortable.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Stayed at this motel for 2 weeks. This motel was very charming. Nothing fancy but clean and met our needs. It was pet friendly which is a bonus when traveling with fur babies. The small city seems to have several old style motels however this...More

1  Thank Mrs-Dash59
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Great, well kept Spanish-style, one story motel (original portion) with a more recent two storyaddition. Vintage appointments circa late 1950s-60s, clay tiled roof. We got a huge room in the corner of the older, original part of the motel. Had two queens, a small dining...More

2  Thank Lm D
Reviewed 24 December 2017

We have stayed at El Rancho for years for dog-sport related events. This December, we found some rooms occupied by semi-permanent residents (plants in windows, for example) which changes the feel of a place. The rooms are still clean but shabbier than two years ago....More

1  Thank rowboat
Response from Jamie A, General Manager at El Rancho Boulder MotelResponded 27 December 2017

Please accept our apologies for your unsatisfactory stay with us. We are in the process of updating the motel. As for the guest you speak of, she is an elderly woman that travels with her plants. She is also mourning the death of her husband....More

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Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$55 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$55 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (27)
Room & Suite (17)
Pool & Beach (5)
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Christine P
23 March 2017|
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Response from GoneAway123 | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet is to ask the motel itself or check their website.
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Lauren G
1 October 2016|
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Response from Betsy S | Reviewed this property |
Cats, I am not sure about. We had 2 small dogs. Given the moderate quality of the motel, I think they would take a paying customer and your cat. It is a motel that state workers use, so again, moderate price. Hope this... More
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Room Tips
"The BIG room inside the "L" of the original motel is a great, big, room."
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"Dont get a smoking room"
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"Leave your car at the motel and walk to close by restaurants and bars"
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"We were next to reception and the ice machine, I couldn't comment on any other room"
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