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El Mono Motel

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  • Excellent27%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
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“great coffee”(21 reviews)
“shared bathroom”(20 reviews)
“rooms are small”(19 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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All reviewsgreat coffeeshared bathroomrooms are smallcoffee shopprivate bathsandwichesone nightlovely gardenbird feedersfunky placegreat cafebaked goodsnice breakfasttioga passplace to staybackpacking tripeastern sierra
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Best value accommodation around. Not super luxurious but clean, warm and comfy. Near the Tioga pass Yosemite entrance, this was a great one night stop over. Great cafe on site. I would thoroughly recommend.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This was the perfect stop for those traveling the Sierra Nevadas and entering into Yosemite Park we enjoyed coffee in the morning and one of the best breakfast sandwiches ever and enjoyed the view of Mono Lake I highly recommend this place to anyone traveling...More

Thank justin w
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stayed one night while travelling from Death Valley to Yosemite via Tioga road. It's a cute little Motel right in the city center of Lee Vining and close to Mono Lake. Everything was as described, quiet and clean. Beds are comfy as well. Of...More

Thank Johanna B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We knew booking this room that we would be having to share a bathroom (faucet was in the room) which was fine. the bed was comfy enough but the real benefits to this motel is the cafe which does a very nice breakfast and the...More

Thank Rowan I
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Rooms are small, but clean and comfortable. Luckily, I had seen on website that some rooms had shared bathroom, so I did request a room with private bathroom. The coffee shop attached is amazing! Very good coffee drinks, unusual breakfast sandwiches, and delicious pastries, served...More

Thank Phyllis A
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richardmA8493KX
17 May 2016|
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Response from ramona c | Reviewed this property |
this is a very rural quaint town and you will be okay. family of five, well. you will all have to share. this is the cutest place to stay in town and i say do it. just be mindful that you all have to share the bathroom.
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Caroline B
10 September 2015|
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Response from Karen Q |
I think this question is meant for the motel staff...not the Trip Advisor members. I reserved this motel online: google 'El Mono motel".
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CaliforniaTablefor5
23 June 2015|
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Response from Bennett B |
Bennett's wife here. The lake has a LOT of flies on it & fly larvae in it. Perhaps people go in...I haven't seen it, though. Only kayaks, etc.
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"No thermostat nor A/C in room. Radiator worked on cool nights."
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"upstairs best view, in the back less noise"
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"Room 9 is very close to the shared bathroom and showers."
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"Rooms 10 and 11 are upstairs, if you'd prefer a quieter room"
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