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El Bonita Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   195 Main St., St. Helena, CA 94574
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Ranked #6 of 8 Hotels in St. Helena
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

September 2014 woke up to a large roach on bed and another in bathroom. Our room was on bottom floor in adjacent building. Very reasonably priced and excellent location but changed to a different motel.

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Taos, NM
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of El Bonita is perfect for a visit to the Napa Valley wine country. It is located within walking distance of downtown St Helena, which we love since we prefer to walk when tasting wines. We would walk to breakfast, shop, then come back. Then later walk to dinner with many nice restaurants close to the hotel as... More

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Orange, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We will stay here again. We stayed two nights with our pet and we were very comfortable. The room is like a motel but nicely decorated. The outside is well maintained. There is a swimming pool and a jacuzzi. It's easy to find right of Hwy 29. It's very convenient to the wineries and to a few close restaurants. The... More

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Jacksonville, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent trip to the Napa Valley my wife and I stayed at El Bonita. When driving in I was nervous as I could see that the place was at least 50 years old. We had no choice but to stay as we were paid up. We got the keys and repaired to room #35. What a surprise to... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at El Bonita in October 2013 after a day of wine tasting and exploring the Calistoga - St. Helena - Yountville area of Napa Valley. We first noticed the El Bonita as we passed it as we drove through town and I remarked that it looked like a really great place to stay. It has... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Sorry to say we were not happy with our one night stay out of three nights planned stay. I have stayed here before and everything was nice then, but this time we had an issue with two bugs of the same kind that should not have been in our room or any hotel room. One may have been forgiven but... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was our second stay at El Bonita and it was even better than the first! We stayed in the rooms toward the back of the property and had a nice balcony. There may be some traffic noise on the front area, but we didn't hear anything at the back--VERY quiet. They landscaping is really beautiful here and I enjoyed... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My friend and I stopped at this motel after some wine tastings, not knowing anything about it. It looks like an old art deco style court motel in the front, but it's been beautifully remodeled. The name serves it well, since it's a pretty motel and the property is nice. Though our room was really small, it was very well... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a "pool side" room, with parking right outside. The room was spacious and clean. We like the shutters on the windows and the pool area was unexpectedly lovely, with loungers, tables, umbrellas and towels. The motel is in the main road, which is a busy one, so there is traffic noise. However, this wasn't an issue for us.... More

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Kelseyville, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

El Bonita is a very charming, clean, and reasonable place to stay in St. Helena. The pool was wonderful, at least 3 places to sit and relax. There are various types of rooms. Close to town. We highly recommend staying there when visiting wine country.

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Address: 195 Main St., St. Helena, CA 94574
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Location: United States > California > Napa Valley > St. Helena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — El Bonita Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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El Bonita Motel St. Helena, CA - Napa Valley

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