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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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Victoria, Canada
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35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

El Bonita is a reasonably priced hotel that covers the basics with some added benefits, including pool and hot tub. Rooms were clean and standard size for a hotel. Nothing over the top or unacceptable in any category. Breakfast ends promptly at 10:30am (as I found out at 10:35am) so don't sleep too late! Great location for wine tasting as... More 

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Calgary
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53 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at El Bonita so that we could stretch our travel funds on great dining in the valley. El Bonita has upgraded their room so the picture attached is an old one. It's noisy along the road side but the descriptive Motel indicates that. Breakfast was simple with fruit, cereal and croissants. The coffee could have been a better... More 

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bambino96
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19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read some reviews which spoke of the road noise and disturbance we were concerned. To make matters worse we were given a room close to the road. Believe it or not we were not disturbed at all. It's a convenient, clean and value for money motel in Napa where all other places charge an enormous amount just because you're... More 

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Paris, France
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1,118 reviews
168 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 509 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very good value for money motel, clean and well run. perfect place to sleep while visiting wine country as you will be spending little time in the room anyhow. conveniently located at the entrance to St Helena and half price of other, almost identical places.

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Little Rock, AR
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79 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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41 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

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 20 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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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 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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55 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 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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