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Best Western Plus El Rancho Inn

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

This is a great value for location and price. Hotel is a bit dated but very clean with all the expected amenities. Staff was superb. Wide variety of food and shopping within walking distance. Resteraunt on location did not disappoint if you don't want to walk for 1 minute. Super convenient to SFO rental car or just taking the hotel shuttle. I'll be staying again.

As a former resident of San Mateo County, I shall choose to stay here whenever I visit. It's a warm, friendly place where the staff feels like family. Close to SFO and San Francisco, it's in a convenient location with excellent restaurants nearby in both Millbrae and Burlingame..

Spacious rooms, friendly staff and nice surrounding. Breakfast could have been a bit better but can't complain. Overall a very nice hotel. Would recommend to anyone.

Clean rooms, courteous friendly staff, delicious breakfast. No frills, but great value for the money!!!

Clean rooms, courteous friendly staff, delicious breakfast. No frills, but great value for the money!!!

Great stay, no frills. What they do, they do well. Breakfast could run later (9:30)for the vacation crowd....

Excellent stay! Very friendly staff and room was quiet and clean.

Nice room, quite, comfortable bed and pillows. Queen size beds in room with two beds. Woman in front who checked in not vary nice but other then that nice experience.

Had an easy check-in, nice meal, and on time shuttle service

We were checking in around 12pm. There was this receptionist helping someone, but soon that she's done, without acknowledging our presence , she went inside a connecting door from the desk. We can hear her talking to someone inside. Not too long from that moment there comes another staff who came out from that same door. But, then again we were totally ignored. She proceeded in the information desk, in front of the computer but she ended up on her cell phone. I then said " we need help checking in " . Unapologetically she she said " you guys were just sitting there ". This i consider rude and totally unacceptable. I will NEVER come back to this place nor recommend it to anyone. Front desk staff remained uncourteous/impolite upto the last moment of our stay when we are trying to checkout .

i was paying cash for the 2 rooms that i rented for 3 days and i have the exact amount for the 2 rooms but the person at the front desk dont want to accept the money she said she got to do it one at a time but she dont have loose change so we have to wait. i told her "whats the difference you gonna take all that money anyway" she still insist that she have to do it one at time so we waited till she was able to break tha $100 bill the point is i have the exact amount for the 2 rooms why does she have to break tha bill its a waste of time for me.it happened at the best western el rancho Milbrae Ca last Dec 2 at about 10:30 am

The hotel is close to airport so that's why I chose it. Also, there is some stores and restaurants around the hotel, which is relatively convenient. The hotel shuttle service is one thing I mostly appreciated.

The hotel was easy access to amenities. Bar, restaurant, a Safeway not far away. Not the quietest place as trains pass in back of the complex occasionally. some of the rooms are a little dated, yet, still comfortable and affordable.

We stayed one night. Late arrival, almost 2am. So it's okey. But room and bathroom are old. At pictures look nice but don't expect anything like that. For price of this, they should do better job. No elevator working. It's too much after long trip.

I chose this hotel because of its location and that it is a Best Western, I understood it's not a Hilton nor a Marriott, but I was expecting something better than a Motel 6! Unfortunately, I think I may have a better stay at a Motel 6 with half of the price! Terrible receptionist gave us an ugly face and attitude, worst breakfast you can find at any fast food places and hotel chain in the US. Seriously, I would not recommend this hotel to any person I know!

We returned a car and it was easy with their resources and transport. We were put at the outer edge of the hotel that was not very close to services. Otherwise it was a great place to stay.

Perfect for an overnight stay. Good shuttle service!

Too noisy due to plane landing & take off Also due to railway track near by

Seems to be older but is actually pretty nice. The onsite restaurant was good. Not fine dining but good. The free breakfast is less than what most provide (no hot eggs, meat etc). The free breakfast opens real early though so you can get something if a real early departure is needed. The onsite restaurant opens a bit later and seems to be a regular cooked to order breakfast. I would stay here again if needed. It is very close to the airport with a free shuttle.

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1100 El Camino Real Millbrae CA

Hotel highlights

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Free airport shuttle

Located 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Bayfront Park, Best Western Plus El Rancho Inn is within a 15-minute drive of Crystal Springs Golf Course. This 219-room, 3-star motel has conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and a free airport shuttle. Near the airport, the motel is also within a 20-minute drive of San Francisco State University and AT&T Park.


Dining

Free continental breakfast is included with your stay. This motel serves as home to a cocktail bar, along with a restaurant that specializes in American cuisine. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service.


Rooms

The 219 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and cable TV. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Ironing boards and desks are other standard amenities.


Property features

At Best Western Plus El Rancho Inn, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. There's onsite parking for a fee, as well as a free airport shuttle (available 24 hours). The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly motel include free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a seasonal outdoor pool.

Room options

Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking

Twin 3 | Sleeps 6

Standard Room, Multiple Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

Queen 1 | Sleeps 3

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Microwave

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Best Western Plus El Rancho Inn

Everyone (14) Business (26) Couples (31) Students (1) Family (19) Friends (5) Other (8)
5

great location for travelers.

Everyone
View from door to the west.

This is a great value for location and price. Hotel is a bit dated but very clean with all the expected amenities. Staff was superb. Wide variety of food and shopping within walking distance. Resteraunt on location did not disappoint if you don't want to walk for 1 minute. Super convenient to SFO rental car or just taking the hotel shuttle. I'll be staying again.

By on Jun 4, 2017

5

el rancho

Families

As a former resident of San Mateo County, I shall choose to stay here whenever I visit. It's a warm, friendly place where the staff feels like family. Close to SFO and San Francisco, it's in a convenient location with excellent restaurants nearby in both Millbrae and Burlingame..

By , from Monterey, CA on Apr 28, 2017

5

great stay

Everyone

Spacious rooms, friendly staff and nice surrounding. Breakfast could have been a bit better but can't complain. Overall a very nice hotel. Would recommend to anyone.

By , from Fargo on Apr 19, 2017

5

great value, clean rooms.

Everyone

Clean rooms, courteous friendly staff, delicious breakfast. No frills, but great value for the money!!!

By on Apr 8, 2017

5
Everyone

Clean rooms, courteous friendly staff, delicious breakfast. No frills, but great value for the money!!!

By on Apr 8, 2017

4

great beds,near airport, shops, bart-no car needed

Everyone

Great stay, no frills. What they do, they do well. Breakfast could run later (9:30)for the vacation crowd....

By on Apr 5, 2017

5

very nice hotel, conveniently located.

Everyone

Excellent stay! Very friendly staff and room was quiet and clean.

By on Mar 14, 2017

5

very nice

Everyone

Nice room, quite, comfortable bed and pillows. Queen size beds in room with two beds. Woman in front who checked in not vary nice but other then that nice experience.

By on Feb 24, 2017

5

nice hotel close to airport

BusinessTravelers

Had an easy check-in, nice meal, and on time shuttle service

By , from Minnesota on Feb 8, 2017

2

unaccomodating front desk receptionists.

Everyone

We were checking in around 12pm. There was this receptionist helping someone, but soon that she's done, without acknowledging our presence , she went inside a connecting door from the desk. We can hear her talking to someone inside. Not too long from that moment there comes another staff who came out from that same door. But, then again we were totally ignored. She proceeded in the information desk, in front of the computer but she ended up on her cell phone. I then said " we need help checking in " . Unapologetically she she said " you guys were just sitting there ". This i consider rude and totally unacceptable. I will NEVER come back to this place nor recommend it to anyone. Front desk staff remained uncourteous/impolite upto the last moment of our stay when we are trying to checkout .

By , from Los Angeles on Dec 7, 2016