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El Bonita Motel

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Mad River, CA
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very pretty well maintained motel. The room was large with 2 chairs, a large tv, a small furnished kitchen, nice coffee maker and small bath. The WiFi was slow and intermittent. We'd suggest they add grab bars in the tub/shower and by the very low sitting toilet. The room was very quiet.

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We wanted to stay in a hotel in St. Helena...and this looked like fun. It was within walking distance of Prager Port and a number of eateries/wineries. The continental breakfast had amazing pastries...french bakery. Room was nice, not too much extra room, but helpful staff, nice pool, and pretty grounds. It was in a nice area for taking an evening/morning...

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Redding, California
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The rooms are much nicer than one would think by the outside appearance of the motel. We stayed for two nights in a double queen room which was located on the lower level towards the back of the motel. The room was very clean and much larger than expected. It has a very nice large shower (no bathtub) and the...

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Corona, California
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Located about a mile south of Downtown St. Helena this little motel has a great location for touring Napa Valley. The rooms are modestly appointed typical and well maintained. we have always found it to be very quiet even when the pool/spa are in use. The front, older units face the highway, but evening traffic is not noisy.the rear units...

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This is a 1950s Motor Lodge that's been completely redone. We chose to stay in one of the garden rooms in the back. Your means of access in and out is through a sliding glass door however there is a good lock on the door. The room was very comfortable the beds were very comfortable and we felt it was...

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canada
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The room size was pretty good but the carpets just felt super grimy so bring some slippers or something. The room we had could not get any wifi and 3 days without it really sucked. I'm not sure If I would stay there again.

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Holden, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The room was neat and exceptionally quiet. However the coffee machine did not work in the morning. The continental breakfast was mediocre. Coffee could have been stronger. Pastries were below average. The computer and printer were of very mediocre quality and we were not able to print boarding passes.

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Lake City, CO
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I dislike chains so anytime I can find a retro court, I am all in. El Bonita is clean, conveniently located to the wineries we had appointments with, and our stay was very pleasant. Beds are comfy and it was quiet even though it is on the main hwy. through Napa Valley. There is a nice pool/hot tub and the...

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is a clean, centrally located motel room in Napa Valley. When you want something quick and easy, and don't want to hassle with a B&B, this is the place to go. There is nothing interesting or romantic. We had a clean king bed and a very used but funcitonal carpet with religious tapestries on the walls (see photo). I...

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Tennessee
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We finally decided to stay at the "El Bo" as the locals call it. We come to the valley at least twice per year and when we would drive by we'd always say that one day we would book in here. Well, we did! At a time of year when the other hotels are literally gouging customers at $600 per...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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motel in Napa Valley,within walking distance to several wineries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Bonita Motel

Address: 195 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-2197
Region: United States > California > Napa Valley > St. Helena
Price Range: £101 - £153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Bonita Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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“Room facing the pool was nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Ohio_Geologist1, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the back are probably quieter since they are away from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles cinann, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to reserve early and get confirmation of your stay on site staff is not very flexible”
 of 5 bubbles michaelmH6793IG, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for the rooms farthest away from the highway. Ours was called Homestead which was very spacious and quiet for the most part.”
 of 5 bubbles Girltime, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you enjoy being close to the pool, you'll have to put up with a little traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles ehartlin, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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