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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“shared bath”(17 reviews)
“great coffee”(22 reviews)
“rooms are small”(19 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

El Mono is a quaint Inn located in Lee Vining nestling among hills on one side and huge tracts of nearly unpopulated plains on the other. We broke our rather long journey to Yosemite,here. We checked into an attic turned bedroom just above the reception...More

Thank rob a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this place! Best rate in town for the night of July 4th, and the rooms were exactly what we needed. Nothing fancy, but very comfortable and clean (the beds were amazing!). I loved how unique the place was and the adorable garden that...More

Thank Misti W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely staff, beautiful garden/property. The rooms are very clean. Top quality food and location. Nothing but great stuff to say about El Mono Motel. I highly recommend staying here if you find yourself in the Eastern Sierras region.

Thank Ryen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a private room, so it had it's own bathroom. The *only* furniture besides the beds were small nightstands -- no TV, dresser, coffee maker, fridge, etc. However, we did get free wifi and although it was slow, it made it convenient to...More

Thank drharrisonx2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in room 6 which was recently renovated. Not sure how far along they are on other rooms. The room was nicely done and had some nice touches like games and books. No A/C which was fine as it's generally cool there at night....More

Thank Yvonne S
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About
Number of rooms
11
Also Known As
El Mono Hotel Lee Vining
Location
United States > California > Lee Vining
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Also Known As
El Mono Hotel Lee Vining
Location
United States > California > Lee Vining
Number of rooms
11
Also Known As
El Mono Hotel Lee Vining
Location
United States > California > Lee Vining
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Also Known As
El Mono Hotel Lee Vining
Location
United States > California > Lee Vining
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Also Known As
El Mono Hotel Lee Vining
Location
United States > California > Lee Vining
Number of rooms
11
Also Known As
El Mono Hotel Lee Vining
Location
United States > California > Lee Vining
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Also Known As
El Mono Hotel Lee Vining
Location
United States > California > Lee Vining
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Traveller (117)
Room & Suite (27)
Dining (5)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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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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Room Tips
"Room 6 if you want an updated room"
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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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