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Pacifica, California
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We spent 2 nights in a Homestead room, away from the noise of Hwy 29. We visited right at the end of the winter rate season, so only paid $129 a night. The room was spacious and clean and we appreciated the having a fridge to store our wine and snacks. We left our car in the lot and walked...

1Thank DNDee
Tracy, California
Reviewed 9 March 2015

My boyfriend and I were in the Napa area for a friend's dinner. We needed a place to stay just for one night on a Saturday. The El Bonita was one of the few places that allowed for a one night stay. It was truly a great find and a great value. We got a basic queen room with a...

2Thank iodoggie
Reviewed 29 January 2015

This was perfect for us, convenient, affordable, clean and spacious. Went in winter so we can't report on the pool, but the folk at reception were kind and courteous, and the room was lovely. Squeaky clean, huge tub, and nice view into a back patio. We'll be back - this trip we went hiking and wine tasting at Frogs Leap...

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Calgary, Alberta
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We stayed two nights at the El Bonita, and were there for a conference at the Culinary Institute of America. The hotel itself is quite quaint, and the Trip Advisor photos do not really do the hotel justice. Actually, the photos on the hotel website are more representative of what to expect. Overall the space is large, and fairly clean....

5Thank Charlie39
Napa, California
Reviewed 25 January 2015

St. Helena is known for their Bed and Breakfasts and 5 Star Hotels with a price tag to match their quality and service. What you get at El Bonita Motel is a simple room. A simple continental breakfast. All at a very reasonable price. They offer a variety of rooms depending on your needs. Need 2 bedrooms and a living...

1Thank PamMcCoy
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2015

El Bonita is great value for money and a very comfortable place to stay to explore the Napa. The rooms are ample and have all the amenities without having to pay the prices of most places in the area. I recommend as the place to stay. It is some distance from the centre of town so a car is a...

Thank Elizabethanne019
Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 12 January 2015

If you are tired of the hotel chains and seek a bit of local flavor where you stay--at a reasonable rate with very nice people and rooms and amenities--this is your place. Yes, some "poolside" rooms are close to the road, but we suggest you get a "Garden Room" around the rear of the property if this is a concern....

1Thank MaxMan12345
San Rafael, California
Reviewed 10 January 2015

In the heart of the wine country you are located at the edge of town with reasonable rates. Its not the greatest and newest but if you are on a budget its perfect. Clean, happy employees, and surprisingly, fun. I like its location to the greatest wineries in the world. Virtually outside the door. Plenty to do in the area...

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Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

Don't judge by the reviews that you have read! This place was friendly, and clean and rooms are well furnished! I saw not one bug! As for the noise that some reviews mentioned, we didn't even notice! We had the rooms closest to the road and unless you really stayed quiet, you really wouldn't think of it! Pool and Jacuzzi...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 24 December 2014

A lovely hotel in the middle of the wine country. The rooms were wonderfully furnished and you just felt that you could relax and enjoy the ambiance. In addition to being close to wineries El Bonita is also close to restaurants and shopping. I would recommend El Bonita Motel.

Thank DaileyR

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $236 - $311 (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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