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El Bonita Motel

195 Main St., St. Helena, CA 94574
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Ranked #6 of 8 hotels in St. Helena
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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84 reviews 84 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

That I was greeted by a by a hefty woman seated behind the counter eating her late lunch. She did not attempt to welcome me but another petite woman with a French accent came out and provided me with the necessary keys and information. The other woman continued to look at me with crumbs stuck on her lips with a... More

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California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This was my first time at El Bonita and it will be my "go to" lodging from now on when in Napa. It is a quaint older motel with small rooms and a newly remodeled bathroom. Our room was super clean and comfy. We had a Keurig and a refrigerator in the room. The staff at check-in was gracious and... More

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Mission Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

My husband and I stayed in St. Helena this past weekend (2/21-2/23) for a friends Birthday. We were on a budget and did not want to spend a lot on our accomodations. El Bonita was just perfect for us. Not a lot of bells and whistles, would rather spend our $$ on food and wine. If you are looking for... More

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Sacramento, California
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103 reviews 103 reviews
39 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This was our 4th visit to El Bonita in the last ten years or so. It continues to be a favorite. We got a lot of comfort for our buck. It was too cold for the pool but the spa was a treat. The rooms are a good size with plenty of storage. The beds are very comfortable and the... More

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Pierrette T, Manager at El Bonita Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your great review. More

Northwest
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We stayed in December during cold weather. The room is very nice and the shower is nicer than one would expect in this price range. The pool area looked ok, but if you get a chance, the hot tub is a perfect temperature. The sauna took a while to heat up, but was very nice. Clean, well kept, and quiet... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your great review. Hope to see you again soon. More

Buffalo, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Upon arrival, I was a bit concerned about it being a motel and perhaps not the nicest place but it was lovely and the staff was attentive and accommodating. It's in walking distance to a few restaurants and centrally located for several wineries within a short drive. It has a vintage-y aura and while obviously not the Ritz, it's perfect... More

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Spokane, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Classic 60's motor-inn style motel located on main drag in St. Helena. We love this place because it's a blast from the past and is centrally located in the Napa Valley. A complimentary full breakfast is a great way to start a day of exploring vineyards. It's my favorite stay here but be sure to book early. Can be hard... More

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Ottawa, Ontario
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

This hotel is great value for the money and is fairly close to all the major wineries. It's not within walking distance to anything but would only be a few minutes drive. The room we had was very nice and modern. They have a pool and hot tub, only problem is they have an enormous evergreen tree that drops needles... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Given the sticker-shock pricing of most lodging in the area, the El Bonita is a particular find. We had a quiet room at the back that was comfortable, clean, and surprisingly large, although the wifi was a bit anemic. Amenities were basic (the world's smallest microwave and no hairdryer, but ceramic mugs and real glassware and a Keurig coffee maker).... More

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Delta, British Columbia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We stayed here for two nights at the end of August and found it to be a wonderful place to stay. We had been recommended by several friends to stay here and it definitely was a good recommendation. The rooms were big and clean. We followed the recommendations of other reviewers and asked for a room at the back so... More

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Additional Information about El Bonita Motel

Also Known As:
El Bonita Hotel St. Helena
El Bonita St Helena
El Bonita Motel St. Helena, CA - Napa Valley
Address: 195 Main St., St. Helena, CA 94574
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Location: United States > California > Napa Valley > St. Helena
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 8 hotels in St. Helena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
motel in Napa Valley,within walking distance to several wineries. ... more   less 
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