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El Rancho Motel

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Premium bedding, free WiFi
Premium bedding, free WiFi
Premium bedding, free WiFi
Premium bedding, free WiFi

Overview of El Rancho Motel

El Rancho Motel

2.5 out of 5

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
274 Lagoon Street, Bishop, CA, 93514-3405

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNorthern Inyo Hospital11 min walk
  • Popular LocationBishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center12 min walk
  • Popular LocationBishop City Park13 min walk
  • AirportMammoth Lakes, CA (MMH-Mammoth Yosemite)46 min drive

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About this area


El Rancho Motel is located in Bishop. Bishop Country Club Golf Course and Keough's Hot Springs are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Bishop City Park. Make sure you don't miss outdoor adventures like hiking/biking trails and rock climbing.

What's nearby

  • Northern Inyo Hospital - 11 min walk
  • Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center - 12 min walk
  • Bishop City Park - 13 min walk
  • Bishop Country Club Golf Course - 2 min drive
  • Tri County Fairgrounds - 3 min drive


  • Great Basin Bakery - 2 min walk
  • La Casita - 3 min walk
  • Taqueria Las Palmas - 5 min walk
  • Black Sheep Coffee Roasters - 5 min walk
  • Amigos Mexican Restaurant - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Mammoth Lakes, CA (MMH-Mammoth Yosemite) - 46 min drive

About this property

El Rancho Motel

Motel in Bishop with free parking
This motel features tour/ticket assistance, barbecues and a picnic area. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free area shuttle are also provided. All 16 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Premium bedding, coffee makers and ceiling fans are among the other amenities available to guests.
El Rancho Motel offers 16 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a ceiling fan. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free local area shuttle

Family friendly

  • Free area shuttle
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Picnic area


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Premium bedding


  • Hairdryer (on request)


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

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Check-in from 3 PM - 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 15 per accommodation, per day
Service animals are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 15 per accommodation, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession, within the meaning of Article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

El Rancho Bishop
El Rancho Motel Bishop
Motel El Rancho
El Rancho Hotel Bishop
El Rancho Motel Motel
El Rancho Motel Bishop
El Rancho Motel Motel Bishop

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 193 out of 719 reviews
5 - Excellent 27%
Rating 4 - Good. 266 out of 719 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 153 out of 719 reviews
3 - Okay 21%
Rating 2 - Poor. 74 out of 719 reviews
2 - Poor 10%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 33 out of 719 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Waiting for my refund, disputing with bank and if I don't get the refund I will be going onto Yelp.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family, Travelled with group
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Never want to go back. Cheap, smelling bedding. Far differnt from pictures in ad. Really old., poor condition. Couldnt rest at all.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
If I could rate the staff and the room separately I would. The guy that checked us in was super friendly. Made sure to call ahead of time to check if we’d be there before closing. As far as the room, the bed was uncomfortable. Booked a room because the following day we were going to backpack in the backcountry. I tell you what, the ground was more comfortable than the bed and don’t get me started with the hard pillows. The TV didn’t work and the shower was super tiny I felt claustrophobic. You do get what you pay for I suppose.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We've stayed here twice, it is convenient to Lake Sabrina. This time we were photographing the fall colors. Unfortunately, a heavy layer of smoke from the Nor Cal fires caused very bad air quality and you couldn't see the mountains. We were awakened at 2am by the Bishop volunteer fire department alarm. The next day we found what the alarm was for. We appreciate the generally quiet location, not a lot of drive by noise. The one thing is there is no staff on site most of the time, so it was difficult to request additional towels. There was only one set for a 2 day stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities
El Rancho is sort of quaint. The cleanliness was disappointing. The sink had little hairs from the previous guests shave. The mattress was extremely hard. Internet not working.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021