We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Bonito Motel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Bonito Motel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 37: English reviews
sparkysmom_7
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We booked on booking.com. Reviews said rating of 6, pleasant. I booked and was notified of a cancellation fee of 50% of first day rate effective immediately. So, no turning back. The more reviews I read, the less confident I became. They varied greatly apparently so do the rooms. The first room they showed us #34 at Bonito's was a... More 

Helpful?
Thank sparkysmom_7
1 review
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Our vacation was ruined as four out of the five nights we could not sleep with all the loud noise outside our door. Screaming hollering fighting loud rap music till 2 a.m., and pot smoking so much that we had to put a towel under our door to keep the smoke from billowing in. The last night of our stay... More 

Helpful?
Thank Joe R

Travelers are raving about these Wildwood hotels

Reading, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a week as a last minute booking choice and after reading the reviews I was very scared as to what we'd gotten ourselves into. To our surprise the room was nice, there was room service every other day, and the room was small and cozy but we didn't plan on just staying in... More 

Helpful?
Thank NikkiNunn96
New Jersey
Level Contributor
47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

In a nutshell, a mediocre experience. Looking for a moderately priced, pet friendly motel I came across this property. I actually got a pretty good deal so I went ahead and booked it. The good: location is perfect, walking distance from everything. Friendly staff. Most linens are very clean or new. Flat screen TV. Decent furniture. Opportunities: no blankets! All... More 

Helpful?
Thank Anibal R
Haledon, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

I went here for my prom weekend and I was disappointed. The room was small and old, the shower didn't work and the staff were stand-offish. The pool was a breeding ground for death. Please avoid if possible or just stay home.

Helpful?
2 Thank kirbyprecious12
Delaware
1 review
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Stayed here last week and can not complain about anything.staff was wonderful and room was clean and had everything we needed.will definitely stay here again.new management .almost didn't stay due to negative reviews.glad I did.had a wonderful stay!

Helpful?
Thank robinslade
Newark, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 19, 2016

run as fast as you can. we stayed there 7/15 7/17 2016 and it was horrible. no rods in the closets. no carpet on the floor. no wash cloths in the bathroom blinds in the window was all torn and no refunds. the sink was so rusted.

Helpful?
2 Thank Lauretta W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Booked a room at the Bonito and was bumped to the Binns hotel without any notice. Automatically was given a room key to the Binns like it was no big deal! This was our first time at this hotel so we initially didn't notice we were are a different hotel. The two hotels are connected. When we arrived a guy... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank hisaltimate_love
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2016

After reading the poor reviews from previous guests, I decided to take my chances anyway. I prepared myself with a "just in case" kit (consisting of my own sheets and towels, a roll of toilet paper, a can of bug spray and a canister of Lysol.) Turns out that I didn't really need them after all....except for the towels. For... More 

Helpful?
5 Thank Crystal M
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I have not reached my stay there yet i admit i was a bit skeptical about the place after reading the reviews. I decided to place a call to the motel and was able to reach a gentleman by the name of Josh my question was about what amenities did i have in my room Fridge microwave ect . I... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Julissa S
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

13 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (4)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Wildwood hotels
0.1 mi away
Stardust Motel
Stardust Motel
#27 of 78 in Wildwood
127 reviews
0.5 mi away
Surf Comber Motel
Surf Comber Motel
#40 of 78 in Wildwood
82 reviews
0.2 mi away
Nantucket Inn & Suites
Nantucket Inn & Suites
#14 of 78 in Wildwood
341 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 mi away
Tropicana Motel
Tropicana Motel
#24 of 78 in Wildwood
145 reviews
0.1 mi away
Brittany Motel
Brittany Motel
#8 of 78 in Wildwood
356 reviews
0.2 mi away
Casa del Sol Motel
Casa del Sol Motel
#22 of 78 in Wildwood
198 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you're looking for cozy, comfortable, friendly accommodations in an intimate setting in the heart of Wildwood, NJ, you're sure to find it all at the Bonito Motel. Just two blocks to the beach, and steps from the boardwalk and the heart of downtown shopping, dining & entertainment, the Bonito provides a great value for your Jersey Shore vacation, with its perfect location in the middle of all the fun!We look forward to hosting you and your family and invite you to become a part of our extended family... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bonito Motel

Address: 236 E Spicer Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260-4727
Location: United States > New Jersey > Jersey Shore > Cape May County > Wildwood
Price Range: $103 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bonito Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 32
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Priceline, Agoda, Odigeo and Travelocity so you can book your Bonito Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Bonito Motel Wildwood
Bonito Hotel Wildwood
Hotel Style:
#28 On the Beach Hotel in Wildwood
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Bonito Motel staff and other travelers.
1 question
Ask a question
Newark, New Jersey
4 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Bonito Motel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“don't stay there..”
 of 5 bubbles 812laurettaw, Jul 19, 2016 | Read review
“if you HAVE to stay here, I would think that a second floor room, away from the pool, would be quieter. Also bring your own linens. Maybe some Lysol too.”
  • rust/sand that came out of the sink faucet
  • Brown water (looked much darker in person)
  • The wonderful upside-down artwork (unable to hang it right side up)
  • gap/hole behind tub faucet. See floor of neighbor's tub
  • Dead tick in the tub
  • Blood on the mattress cover
  • Blood on the mattress cover
  • this is supposidly a
 of 5 bubbles 199tonyc, Jul 8, 2014 | Read review
“None of these rooms are good...”
 of 5 bubbles DianaV435, Sep 23, 2012 | Read review
“room 7 has a broken drawer in the fridge. dont let them tell you that you broke it after the fact! Like I said inspect the room thoroughly!”
 of 5 bubbles Mir777, Aug 6, 2012 | Read review
“Don't look at price”
 of 5 bubbles santana17901, Aug 2, 2012 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay