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Mill Valley, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Anyone traveling with a pet, this is YOUR place. Very nice property, garden with HUGE yard for your furry best friend. The rooms are very nice, fridge, bath robes and wonderful complimentary breakfast. Rickey's restaurant on property is a great local hangout and I know why. It's awesome. In all of MARIN this is by far the best value. Quiet...

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Huntington Beach
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised by this little gem of a hotel in Novato. Great restaurant bar attached and very nice grounds. Close to some nice restaurants and awesome hiking. Best of all, man's best friend is very welcome here. Highly recommenced

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Convenient location just off the freeway, but still very quiet. Very clean, updated room. The best thing were the toiletries offered in the bath room. EO brand products...local. EO is a family owned and operated botanical body care manufacturer based in northern California. This is a luxury brand. I'll go back just for these products.

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RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Inn Marin. I am so excited that you recognized EO Products. We have been offering EO Product since 2008. They make fantastic soaps and lotions all natural and green. We believe in being as sustainable as possible is the right thing to do. We also use VASKA Botanicals to launder all our sheets, blankets and Bed...

Hollister, California
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The continental breakfast was nice and the coffee was good. I guess the price is so high because it's Marin and one of the few pet friendly hotels in the county. We didn't get to eat at the restaurant this time but I have before and it was good.

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RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

Thank you for your return visit to Inn Marin. Yes the price of everything seems to be going up lately. We have held our prices flat for the past two years. We work really hard to provide the best value for the price at Inn Marin. Our complimentary Continental Breakfast featuring Pancakes, Waffles, Oat Meal , Hard boiled eggs ,Fresh...

Reviewed 23 November 2016

Rooms have been redone in the last 10 years. Plank wood floors. Seems clean. Older bathrooms, no bath tub, just shower. This is a budget hotel, more like a higher end motel. It is right off the freeway which you can hear. It has a courtyard that looks really nice and a nice pool, outdoor. The breakfast is included, buffet...

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RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Inn Marin. We love that our property is unique and set on 5 Acers of trees and grass. Inn Marin was built in 1949 in the Arts and Crafts / Mission Style. We are located adjacent to Highway 101 at the gate way to the Wine country. Sonoma just 20 minutes away and Napa 30-40...

Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Quiet and affordable wife and I stayed on our way up to Napa. We got the Jacuzzi room great size for two could fit four. Great bar by the pool for drinks and food. was a few weeks ago now but we'll be back

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RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, I am glad you had the opportunity to stay and enjoy the Jacuzzi suite and the property. Inn Marin is at the gateway to the wine country with Trek Winery within 5 minute drive to down town Novato or Cline, Viansa, & Jacuzzi winery’s with in 15 min. drive. We look forward to your...

Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Well all I can say is that they must have a great photographer to make this place look quaint and inviting! BUT it was extremely dirty, dingy, OLD, and run down. Never have my friends and I ever asked to see the room before we completed the check in process. The best thing this place has going for it, is...

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RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I have taken two photos with my Iphone so everyone can see the room you have reviewed. I am not a professional photographer and did not use any lighting other than what was in the room. Please see photos by management on this Tripadvisor page. I am willing to take responsibility when my staff makes...

Novato, California
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I come to Marin County often on business - and manage to fit in some great fun and hiking and social times as well. After staying in various places (including with friends) I found that Inn Marin is where I felt most comfortable, most convenient, and the most for the money. Right off Highway 101, and yet so private and...

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RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Inn Marin is on 5 Acers of grass and trees with one of the largest liquid Amber trees in all of Marin County. Since the property was built back in 1949 as a courtyard hotel they put front and back doors in all our courtyard rooms. Our goal is to create a “Home away...

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A coworker booked my reservation. The staff was friendly and very helpful. My room was clean. However, as a lone, female traveler, I would've never chosen to have stayed at a motel with 2 doors which opened to the outside (no interior hallways--so anyone can access your doors). I much prefer hotels with a front desk, whereas everyone has to...

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Gridley, California
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I stayed at Inn Marin on a business trip. Don't expect much in the way of front desk service, the service and food at Rickey's, or a workout room. The front desk couldn't give me a receipt when I left because the staff couldn't figure out how to do it. Rickey's was horrible. The server put in the wrong order...

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RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. I hope you can accept my most sincere apology for your experience. It is our goal to provide you with a comforting stay away from home. “A Home away from Home”. It is clear to me that we stumbled in our service to you. Again please accept my sincere apology. Inn Marin was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We care about the comfort of our guests and the environment! Newly designed rooms include state of the art amenities and sustainable materials that make us cutting edge . . . Sustainable bamboo flooring, flat screen TVs in every room, . We have Wifi in our guests rooms of 50+Mbps and 85Mbps wired in all our guest rooms for free. "FREE NO CHARGE" We have also installed Voice over IP allowing us to offer "FREE" phone calls in the continental United States, rainfall showerheads, radios with MP3/I-Pod dock, refrigerators in every room. Garden room - 1200 sq. ft. Garden Patio with beautiful fountain, Inn Marin has 423 Mbps up and down (symmetrical) in its Meeting room and Business Center. Five acre garden setting with large lawn perfect for weddings and company events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn Marin

Address: 250 Entrada Dr, Novato, CA 94949-5574
Region: United States > California > Marin County > Novato
Price Range: $180 - $308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Inn Marin 3*
Number of rooms: 69
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“best location between San Fran and Wine Country”
katperlmutter, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Garden rooms are the best, but I'm sure all are nice.”
643BarbaraF, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Since each room has a door from the parking area, and also a main door is into the quiet inner lawn area, the effect is peaceful.”
GrammaBrady, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are way in the back and choosing a suite will ensure plenty of room.”
kathleenl777, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Interstate noise close to the Lobby”
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