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San Diego, California, United States
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014

We slept in the two bedroom cottage for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The hosts went out of their way to accommodate our needs and make us comfortable. The cabin was clean. The best feature - as we stayed in the winter - was the large fireplace that heated up the cabin at night. Perfect place to stay... More 

2 Thank Kate F
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Very hospitable. Very friendly. Very clean. Peaceful and relaxing. Awsome hiking areas. Had a very pleasant stay. Great coffee. Stay in one of the cabins if their open. Great fire place and very rustic making it a much more fulfilling experience. Much better than the average motel.

3 Thank funtimesjason
Rosyth, Scotland
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77 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2014

I only stayed here for one night but would happily live there if I could. OK, it's a bit rustic but that adds to the charm. The couple that run the place are lovely and are doing a lot of work to the place. It is spotless. We were given the cabin and with the open fire on it was... More 

4 Thank Photoguy2910
Olancha, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

the motel was very clean i would stay there any time management was very friendly and helpful i give them thumbs up and would stay again and tell ever one to stay fresh coffee hot tea very nice place and safe to stay

3 Thank william c
So Cal
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104 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2012

There are three things I believe are a minimum that must be provided by a hotel/motel that are essential for the business to remain in business. Those are: 1) Cleanliness, 2) Things must work and 3) Safety. There was no issue of feeling safe, so let’s put that one behind us. Now for the others. 1) Cleanliness. Our room was... More 

10 Thank SoCal_Worldtraveller

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2012

The motel is clean, run by good people, it's not fancy, but What history we need to value our past So we don't ruin The future Doesn't seem to be haunted. I call it character. The kind of place to relax love on family and enjoy Gods great creation. I will be back.

2 Thank shireen347
Bishop, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2012

I spent 9 months traveling across the country and staying in 100's of hotels. This place is easily in my top 5 favorite. I enjoy it so much that I continually go back to stay. My wife and I treat it not so much as a place to stay on your way to somewhere else, but as a get away... More 

5 Thank Ryan M
Bishop, California, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 July 2012

If you are looking for a 5 star motel in Olancha you must be lost but if you are looking for a nice getaway from the hustle and bustle of real life you have found the right spot. Our first trip out to "The Ranch" was a surprise birthday party for a good friend and we all fell in love... More 

1 Thank Kirk L
San Bernardino, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Our son recently got married and he and his wife to be selected the Ranch Motel as their venue. If you are looking for a really fancy location, you won't find that in Olancha. If you are looking for a unique location with lots of character, clean rooms, and a manager, Judy, who will do anything to make your stay... More 

1 Thank Jennifer M
Clovis, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2012

We spent the night here after thinking we'd be adventurous, rather than stay in a brand name place. It didn't look like much from the street, but it ended up being a pretty cool place to stay. We stayed upstairs in room 6. It had a pretty cool view of the Sierra mountains. We had a nice time. Outside there... More 

4 Thank Abbeyroadr

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Ranch Motel

Address: 1995 Highway 395, Olancha, CA 93549
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Olancha
Price Range: $98 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Second floor and rooms with a mountain view.”
 of 5 bubbles nelsonk962, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“This place is so relaxing, if you can get the lodge cabin with the fireplace then go for it. The views are stunning and you can find crystals lying on the ground”
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 of 5 bubbles Photoguy2910, 26 Nov 2014 | Read review
“If you are traveling with a group ask for the main cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles kirkl71, 9 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Upstairs where there is a good view of the snow capped mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles Abbeyroadr, 21 Feb 2012 | Read review
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