This family owned and operated Royal Oaks motel is within a 5-minute drive of downtown Watsonville. The motel offers free on-site parking and nonsmoking guest rooms.

Every guest room at the El Rancho Motel features cable TV, a coffee maker and private bathroom. Children stay free when using existing bedding.

Services at the Rancho Motel include baggage storage and daily newspapers.

Elkhorn Slough wildlife reserve is within a 10-minute drive of the El Rancho. Pajaro Valley Golf Club is 300 feet away.

El Rancho Motel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sep 10, 2010

Property Highlights

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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Property questions and answers
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  • How old make reservations
    Sorry do not understand the question.
    Answered on 7 December 2019
  • gonna meet my wife there are 2 cars ok if we stay the.night?
    Yes that is ok
    Answered on 20 May 2022
  • Are there refrigerators in the guest rooms?
    Yes , mini fridges.
    Answered on 25 May 2022
  • Hi I would like if it is possible to have the room only on Monday, abril, 17th 9:00am at 3:00pm thank you please let me know
    Subject to availability at 9AM
    Answered on 20 May 2022
  • can we use cash for the deposit instead of credit card?
    can we use cash for the deposit instead of credit card?: You can.
    Answered on 20 July 2021
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Amenities of El Rancho Motel
Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    General
    • Air conditioning
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Fan
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Accessibility
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish

    House rules

    El Rancho Motel takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

    Check-out

    Until 11:00 AM

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Refundable damage deposit

    A damage deposit of USD 50 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 21

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Discover El Rancho Motel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Please inform El Rancho Motel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    A damage deposit of USD 50 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

    FAQs about El Rancho Motel

    • El Rancho Motel is 2.4 miles from the center of Watsonville.

    • The prices at El Rancho Motel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • El Rancho Motel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Fishing
      • Canoeing
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)

    • Room options at El Rancho Motel include:

      • Family
      • Double

    • Check-in at El Rancho Motel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.