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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms are great - large, clean, with fridge and microwave. Bed is a bit hard, pillows not the best you've slept on. But great location - convenient to Napa, Sonoma, Calistoga, and walking distance to downtown St Helena and a few great restaurants. Bathroom is good size and very clean. We stayed 4 nights. We'd stay here again.

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El_Bonita333, Manager at El Bonita Motel, responded to this review

We're happy to hear you loved the location and rooms! St Helena has a great downtown that's definitely worth exploring. We hope to see you again soon!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a cute little motel in the heart of wine country. I stayed here for one night and the rate was really cheap but that doesn't reflect the experience at all. The rooms are small (estimate 12x15) but it had nice comfortable bed, desk, dresser and bathroom with heated travertine floor!! The art was very cute and evocative...

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El_Bonita333, Manager at El Bonita Motel, responded to this review

We truly appreciate the kind words Terry! We're also happy to hear that you enjoyed our cute little motel and the amenities that we offer. Please do come visit again, we'd love to have you back!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Last month we did a spontaneous stay here. The front desk person gave us a walk-in rate of $109/night for a one night stay on a Saturday night. We had a room in the back of the property that was clean and comfortable with a small patio. The bathroom shower looked like it had recently been updated and was very...

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El_Bonita333, Manager at El Bonita Motel, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that your spontaneous stay turned out to be an enjoyable trip! We'd love if it became a more common trip, as we're always thrilled to have returning guests. Your kind words make the work we put worth the effort!

Chicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a garden room around the back from the office. Sweet little patio to enjoy an afternoon break. Big comfortable bed. Breakfast pastries were excellent. Easy driving to everything in the valleys.

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El_Bonita333, Manager at El Bonita Motel, responded to this review

We so happy to hear that you enjoyed the patio and breakfast pastries! We appreciate the kind words and we hope to see you again!

San Jose, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small motel on the Main St. in St. Helena near many great winerys to visit. The location is perfect, The breakfast was healthsy since it included yogurt and a variety of fresh fruit. No eggs. My room was small but adequate and cute. Across the Street the rooms were much pricier and I feel the hotel is...

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El_Bonita333, Manager at El Bonita Motel, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that all of your needs were met! We will be sure to let Donna know how helpful she was, as it will definitely be good to hear her effort doesn't go unnoticed. We hope you had a great time around the area and come back soon!

California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband was scheduled to have the anterior approach hip replacement surgery at Coon Joint Institute. Since we had pre-op appointments the day before surgery, needed to be at the hospital bright and early the following day and he had to spend an additional night in the hospital following surgery, we decided to book a room at El Bonita for...

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El_Bonita333, Manager at El Bonita Motel, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope everything went smoothly with the surgery and that your husband has a speedy recovery! If you're ever in the area again for any reason we'd love to have you back.

Ca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to use this hotel because we needed a place to stay for a wedding, right off the bat you need to have a minimum of 2 nights. We were given a pool unit which seem to be the older part of the hotel. Also we were given unit #17 which is the one next to the main drag...

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El_Bonita333, Manager at El Bonita Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback. While we're really sorry to hear our accommodations did not live up to your standards, we try to improve upon whatever experience each guest has. In regards to the room, we do hope you expressed your problems on the bed situation with the front desk staff. We try to help...

Melbourne
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We drove up without a booking inquiring about a one night stay - they had availability at an excellent price (especially for the area) for February. Rooms are large and clean, you can open the windows for fresh air, wi-fi is included, as is breakfast which was fine - they had a great selection of pastries and donuts which you...

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El_Bonita333, Manager at El Bonita Motel, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your night stay with us! We try to make sure each guest is fully accommodated and welcome, even those staying last minute. We hope that you visit again soon and possibly when it's nice enough to use the pool!

Redding, California
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Rooms clean but not a special treat for most vacationers looking for that Great place in Napa Valley! We however enjoyed our stay there and found them to be friendly and helpful. Yes, we will stay there again on our next visit to St Helena! I was there for total knee replacement with Dr. Coon. Only one night for me...

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El_Bonita333, Manager at El Bonita Motel, responded to this review

We're happy to hear the surgery went well and that you had a great stay at El Bonita! We appreciate the feedback and love hearing that you'll be back again. Can't wait to see you soon!

Reviewed 2 March 2017

What a lovely little hotel this is. Our room although not huge was just right, we had a mini fridge, free wifi, lovely bed and the overall décor was pretty and pleasant. Enjoyed the wing back chair for just kicking back in watching tv. The pool, hot tub and sauna were just lovely after a day of wine tasting and...

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El_Bonita333, Manager at El Bonita Motel, responded to this review

The pool and hot tub are definitely a great way to kick back and relax after a long day of wine tasting! We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay and really hope to see you again soon!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $217 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — El Bonita Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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“one floor we had room 203 and it is next to the office very convenient”
41estellek, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room at the back of the hotel. Rooms having sliding doors and there is seating outside the room.”
BarbaraCreamer, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the pool side, the garden side seem to have newer rooms. And if in the pool side avoid rooms #16 and #17 unless you have earplugs.”
  • Multipurpose cabinet.
  • Large chair next to the heater. Tiny closet door
capun1950, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the back side are away from the traffic noise! They do offer handicapped rooms with wheel in showers!”
pharmgreg, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“It was nice having our room right across from the pool for easy access!”
paulag832, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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