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Livermore California
Reviewed 6 April 2013

We stayed here recently on a quick overnight trip to Point Reyes National Seashore. It is well located for visiting the seashore and the Tomales Bay area. Service was excellent, staff was very helpful. Three high points I will list. The Lodge room is excellent and roomy with good views of the bay. There is usually a fire in the...

2Thank Bewickwren
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 7 March 2013

This facility feels more like a lodge than simply a motel. It's located directly on Tomales Bay and is minutes from Point Reyes headlands, Drake's Beach, the lighthouse, Point Reyes Station and frequent wildlife encounter opportunities. Lynn and Shannon make sure that your needs are met and spare no opportunities to make sure your visit is pleasant.

3Thank jjojr
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Lodge room has fabulous views of the marsh with abundant wildlife. Hummingbirds constantly at the feeder on the large deck, and lots of ducks and egrets in the marsh. Room was small but comfortable and clean. Be warned when trying to find the Inn, GPS signal was lost long before I got there. Bring a map! The office is generally...

1Thank Jane T
Reviewed 22 February 2013

There were renovations going on at the motel itself, so the proprietor upgraded us to the rental house, SO nice. The house has every modern amenity you could want, and looks like it was done by an upscale interior decorator. Lots of space indoors and out, views amazing. Location great for exploring the area. This is a great deal for...

1Thank CatLoverColorado
Greenwood Village, Colorado
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Rooms are small; but you are able to use the Lodge Great Room at any time of day, where you can sit by the fire or watch the birds out the window facing the bay. There is a catwalk where you can walk over the marsh and enjoy the wildlife for hours. Great views throughout the motel. Rooms have a...

1Thank Andrew D
Clayton, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 October 2012

My wife and I spent two nights here while we explored Point Reyes. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable about the area. The back deck has a beautiful view. My wife and I enjoyed the large common room where we played pool and cards at night. One of the other guests built a fire that we all enjoyed. We...

1Thank dladrie
wailuku, maui
Reviewed 27 September 2012

This is a motel, not a b&b, or a boutique hotel or whatever. This is small motel right on the Inverness Marsh (Tomales Bay). Most rooms are standard motel rooms opening onto the parking lot. The view from these rooms is through the bathroom window.Some rooms have been converted to "view rooms" by adding a window, door, deck on the...

1Thank wemWailuku_Maui
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 20 August 2012

A 1950's remodeled 7 room motel. A great bargain at the coast of California. It's on Tamales Bay and has a great view from the motel. Small rooms at the lodge building but if you get one with a deck you'll love sitting out at all times of the day and watching the birds and the bay. They don't serve...

1Thank marjack3
Staad, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 August 2012

We came to California for 3 weeks in July, and stayed in 8 different places, and Motel Inverness was our favorite. This is a gorgeous getaway to reconnect with nature, and have your breath taken away, day after day. Shannon and Lynn helped us with everything from which trails to hike, to which restaurant to go to, and then made...

2Thank cwild
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2012

This motel is in a fantastic location overlooking the lagoon, with a boardwalk across the marsh, a pleasant outside seating area and lots of bird feeders. Wildlife abounds - California Quail, Anna's Hummingbirds, Grey Fox, woodpeckers etc. The rooms are well turned out including the shared lounge area and there's lots of information about local wildlife. The manager is friendly...

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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly located on Tomales Bay in Point Reyes National Seashore. The natural setting is peaceful and relaxing. Each of our rooms is unique and has it's own personality. The main Lodge is available for our guests 24 hours a day. The lodge is anchored by a Yosemite stone fireplace, pool table, 48" TV, and Kitchenette which make this the perfect place to gather and enjoy the view. The adjoining deck is directly on the bay overlooking the rolling hills and a great place for bird watching. Nature awaits at this Boutique Motel in Inverness, CA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Inverness

Address: 12718 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Inverness, CA 94937-9716
Region: United States > California > Marin County > Inverness
Price Range: $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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