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El Bonita Motel

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195 Main St., St. Helena, CA 94574
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Little Rock, AR
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79 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a long time researching hotels in the area while planning our vacation. I wasn't completely sure about this place when I saw that they had rooms under $90/night. After reading reviews and looking at photos, we decided to take a chance. That chance definitely paid off! We had a room by the fountain across from the pool. A... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pool side rooms are very loud, I actually had to buy ear plugs! Also, I tried to call and email several times leading up to our stay to ask if the room that we had booked would be loud, in case I wanted to change our reservation, and no one ever answered my messages. When we got there and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been to Napa Valley before and we wanted to try a new hotel. We didn’t want to spend $1k a night (the going rate for some nice hotels) so I started looking for an affordable option. We were arriving on a Saturday so I knew we might have trouble finding something because of the weekend bookings. We found... More 

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Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States
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41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

in the land of overpriced hotels and spas, El Bonita was a somewhat reasonable rate, very clean property, and brand new finished rooms. Wish there was some protein on their breakfast menu (maybe hard boiled eggs)

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Jackson, Wyoming
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86 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We have stayed here for years and slowly seem the motel evolve. This time we were in the back rooms where it is very quiet. The rooms are clean, good sized and have what you need. Location is on the south end of town but still in walking distance. The rooms in front are smaller and not as quiet. Breakfast... More 

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San Anselmo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is in a perfect location for touring the Napa wine country. There are very small less expensive rooms in the older front, motel rooms. It is worth the money to book one of the ones in the back. It is not noisy, and they are larger. There are great restaurants in St. Helena which is very close. There was... More 

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Stayed two nights at El Bonita Motel. Great location for Napa Valley! Had a room with 2 queen-size beds on the garden side of the hotel (quieter). Comfy beds, fridge, a great modern shower, and even some wine glasses to taste all that wine you'll get in Napa! Friendly service and a continental breakfast rounded out a good stay. It's... More 

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Richland, Washington
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57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We really appreciated this motel. It is conveniently located in St. Helena (Napa Valley) which is quite an expensive area. However, our room was affordable (in comparison), had a great selection of rooms, a nice pool/hot tub area, beautiful gardens, and was comfortable. I don't think the staff was necessarily friendly or welcoming except for all of the cleaning ladies... More 

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Sonoma, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I was up in St. Helena for a winery event and needed a place to spend the night. This was the perfect place. Close to everything, clean comfortable rooms, great service and great room rates for the Napa Valley. The rooms are not large but are clean and comfortable and I was sold when I found their was a Keruig... More 

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Duxbury
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My wife and I recently visited the Napa area. We had reservations for a one night stay at El Bonita Motel on 5/15/15. We checked in at around 4 PM after a great day exploring the area. The woman who checked us in was extremely rude and uninviting. The first thing she said to us was, "Did you read the... More 

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