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El Mono Motel

51 Highway 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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El Mono Motel
Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Lee Vining
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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united kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Positive: a charming place, with charming day time-staff! Good coffee and breakfast sandwiches could be bought in the lovely little café. Negative: I didn't receive a booking number automatically and when I tried to get in touch with the staff I found it very difficult; no web form, no e-mail, only a telephone that they hardly ever answered. I reached... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

My partner and I stayed at El Mono on the night of the 10/25 .. Firstly I need to let you know that the customer service standard of your establishment left a lot to be desired. You expect a certain amount of professionalism when dealing with customers, this was not shown at all when I was unable to connect to... More

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El Cerrito, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I stayed here for one night and really loved the whole vibe of the place - offbeat, homey, decorated for Halloween and covered in fall leaves. The outdoor areas - the garden, the tables for the café, the porch swing, the chair next to my room - provided excellent places to just sit and take in this wonderful environment. The... More

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Linz, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The Motel is situated next to the Yosemite National Park. Accomodations in the Yosemite N.P. are very expensive and the El Mono Motel is a good option, if you want to spend less money, and be near the N.P. (a car is necesarry) The Motel is very cosy, tutored garden, were you can spend hours sitting in the sun. Our... More

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Shaver Lake, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We stayed here one night in the queen room. It was cozy, well kept and comfortable. The best thing was the breakfast sandwich from the cafe, my husband ordered another one after eating the first. Yum. Anyways, great stay for the price and location. Will return!

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

If all you want is a bed for a night's rest, this is the place. No phone, no fridge, no TV. Just a clean and comfortable ( but a bit soft) bed. The room was small and had a soothing color scheme of neutrals. Lee Vining which is where this hotel is located is a town with several motels -... More

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Wiltshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We stayed 2 nights because of disruption from the Yosemite fires and wished we could have stayed longer. We loved the Lee Vining area, Mono Lake and eastern Yosemite via the Tioga Pass. It's pretty inexpensive, so we shared a shower/toilet which were just fine. The room was small but bright, cheery and comfortable with some good touches. No TV-hooray,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Really liked this place - the aesthetics of the room, cheerful pumpkins all over the exterior (it's October!), best shared showers of any I've experienced in other places, and really nice soap/lotion/shampoo. Staff were really helpful & offered to put some food I had in their refrigerator. And yes their coffee is great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Decent prices. Something was not right along the way. First night the room, second night the absolutely freezing temperature in the room. Great coffee and very charming Halloween decorated coffee house. Staff - quite uncommunicative and creating atmosphere as if they didn't care. Mixed feelings!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

On the downside (if you need it), WiFi in our room wouldn't work on either of our iOS devices. BTW the best place to eat in the area is what's referred to just as 'the Mobil'--the Mobil gas station on Tioga Rd just before you come to 395.

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Also Known As:
El Mono Hotel
El Mono Hotel Lee Vining
Address: 51 Highway 395, Lee Vining, CA 93541
Location: United States > California > Lee Vining
Amenities:
Free Parking
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Lee Vining

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