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Windsor, Canada
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60 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2012

We stayed here for one night before heading to San Francisco. The room was clean and spacious. The decor of the room was nice but the bed covers should be replaced as they were badly stained. The location was not that great but we were here for one night only so it served our purpose. If we were to stay... More 

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Thank Romer88
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Reviewed 26 May 2012 via mobile

Didn't want to stay in this area but ended up here... Long story. It was getting late and we were tired so stopped here. The desk clerk was fine. Not real sure of the neighborhood we checked in and went to our room. It looked like they tried to make the place nice I mean it was small but they... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 9 May 2012

We are on a tight budget, searched for the best value, a nice and inexpensive place.... this is what we found over 15 years ago: This is a very nice, clean, and comfortable family owned hotel. We have been returned visitors for approx. 15 years and feel a part of the family. Throughout the years, the owner/staff continue to be... More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2012

The refrigerator did not work, there were holes in the blankets, a musky smell, thin walls, and poor cellular reception.

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Vacaville, California
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Reviewed 10 April 2012

I was surprised to see how well maintained this place was. The rooms are in excellent condition. I'm guessing the rooms have been recently renovated. For a 2 star hotel, it's an excellent place to stay.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2012

Great room, friendly staff, good Wi-Fi, and under 100 dollars for the Bay Area. My only complaint would be the traffic noise from the freeway, but that quieted down and I slept wonderfully. Will definitely stay again soon.

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Thank Ted A
San Luis Obispo, CA
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44 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2012

This motel wins my award of having the most functional motel furniture. I liked the layout of the room very much, and everything was new and clean. I got a room with two beds because it was cheaper, but that made it a little cramped. There was a computer desk, comfortable chair, surfaces to put things, sink outside the bathroom,... More 

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Urunga, Australia
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57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2012

Teh motel room was adequate to oour needs. The location is east of the central section of San Rafael and meant getting in the car to get anywhere. The second night we stayed there we drove up to the room, only to find the parking lot full of worker's pickups and a group standing outside our room smoking and drinking... More 

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Modesto, CA
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52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2011

Drove in after pricing two other comparative places. We extended two more nights. Clean and nicely decorated. They made the best of having a small breakfast area. One complaint was that yogurt and bananas were missing on our second two days leaving me only less healthy choices. Perhaps previous breakfast guests may have taken them? The pillows were so comfortable.

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Monterey, California
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37 reviews
29 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2011

Yes, that's right, it was like a scene out of Seinfeld. I stayed at the North Bay Inn last week even though previous reviews warned of the motel not honoring reservations. Last week I booked with Hotels.com but called personally to confirm anyway. This week I "saved" $20 by booking directly through the North Bay Inn website, got a confirmation... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about North Bay San Rafael

Address: 855 Francisco Blvd E, San Rafael, CA 94901-4726
Region: United States > California > Marin County > San Rafael
Price Range: $144 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — North Bay San Rafael 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Very quiet and comfortable. Easy access for travel.”
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“Not sure, since we only have stayed here the one time ... and we won't be going back to this place again!”
 of 5 bubbles 179sherryl, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“As there is no elevator, travellers with mobility issues may want to ask for a room on the bottom floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 573louisp, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Check your room before you move in your luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles 617steven, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had a ground floor room on a Saturday night of a 3-day weekend, and it was quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 141joannel, 29 May 2015 | Read review
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