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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would not have gone to this star level, were it not for the post-stay treatment we received around an item (an expensive bottle of sparkling wine) we accidentally left in the in-room refrigerator. In fact, I was just hung up on when calling for the second time to inquire about it. I keep being told "I'll talk to housekeeping...

Thank Sarah W
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I spent my teens in Novato. We used to go to the German restaurant, Little Bavaria, which was a great place. Honestly I thought I was booking into an inn with a similar name. I'm glad I made that mistake. This place is quaint and comfortable. Freeway access is easy. Though there aren't restaurants within walking distance, there are plenty...

Thank Scott P
ManagerDM, Manager at Marinwood Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Scott P, Thank you for your great review! Even though you thought you were booking elsewhere, we are so happy you stayed with us. We are delighted to hear you had a comfortable stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards, Marinwood Inn & Suites

Reviewed 14 January 2017

Just a confirmation that people can care about you, clean and comfortable warm in the winter and cool in the summer , one of those places you get lucky enough to find. Staying a 150+ days on the road this is one of my favorites.

Thank Reno M
GuestXperienceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Marinwood Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for your really lovely review, we do appreciate it. We do try to make our hotel a home away from home for our guests, and it's great that you felt that care and homeliness. It's lovely to hear such a great comment from someone who spends as much time on the road as you so. We do hope...

Washington, DC
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is a single level budget accommodation MOTEL, essentially Motel 6 with dark furniture. It was not what I was expecting based on the published photos, but value was okay. Bathroom was somewhat updated, but we had problems with a slow drain in the shower (so that after a few minutes with the water turned on, you're submerged in ankle...

Thank mdavidohoh
ManagerDM, Manager at Marinwood Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear mdavidohoh, Oh no, please let us know next time if there are any problems with the drain- we would have happily fixed it or moved you to another room! We are sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. We appreciate your review and your comments. We hope you will give us another try in the future. Kind...

Santa Clara, California
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Love this hotel. I have leading a bike tour here every year for the past 10 years and I plan to keep coming back. All the other hotels in the area are too expensive. This one is very nice, the price is right and the manager, Bobby, is great. It's great that they now have free breakfast. They remodeled over...

Thank russandsheila
ManagerDM, Manager at Marinwood Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear russandsheila, Wow, thank you for your 5 star review and we agree Bobby is great! We love your loyalty and that you love Marinwood Inn & Suites. We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed you stay and our remodel. We look forward to welcoming you back again! Best regards, Marinwood Inn & Suites

Marina, California
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We spend several nights a week at a minimum, in hotels. This was a very nice stay. The gentleman at the front desk was very helpful and even called three different Chinese restaurants to see who would deliver for us. The property itself is very clean and kind of quaint feeling. And rooms are decent size with updated bathroom faucets...

Thank Christy W
ManagerDM, Manager at Marinwood Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Christy W, Thank you for your detailed 4 star review of Marinwood Inn and Suites! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind regards, Marinwood Inn and Suites

Reviewed 12 September 2016

We've stayed at this hotel twice, the first time we were in an upstairs room, this time on the main floor. Very nice upgrades to both rooms-modern glass sinks, down comforters. Very quiet considering the hotel is right off the freeway. There is a slight mildew smell to the rooms, could be the AC unit. Breakfast provided, simple but good....

Thank Elise H
ManagerDM, Manager at Marinwood Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Elise, Thank you for your review and your loyalty. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay at Marinwood Inn and Suites. Please accept our apology for the slight smell in the room, we will have it looked at right away. We look forward to your return visit with us! Thank you, Marinwood Inn and Suites

Reviewed 6 September 2016

We fired up the Harley and headed south from Fort Bragg CA along Hwy 1 taking our time visiting lighthouses, a Russian fort and other points of interest along the way. Out of Bodega Bay we head east toward Hwy 101 and called it a day here. I was impressed it is a quaint old style hotel very clean, conformable,...

Thank SleepyNKat
ManagerDM, Manager at Marinwood Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear SleepyNKat, Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review of Marinwood Inn & Suites! Your ride along the coast sounds like it was fantastic! We are delighted you decided to stay with us and we look forward to your next visit. Thank you, Marinwood Inn & Suites

Land O Lakes, Florida
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We found our room very clean and quiet. The bed was wonderful. When we checked in, the man at the front desk was rude but warmed up after several minutes. The next morning, he was very nice. I would stay again.

Thank 13betty
ManagerDM, Manager at Marinwood Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear 13betty, Thank you for your 4 star review of Marinwood Inn and Suites! We are happy to hear your overall experience with us was great. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Thank you, Marinwood Inn & Suites

Nederland, Texas
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Just driving thru and found the cheapest place. I was surprised how clean and quite it was. Nice place to stay. Easy check in and out. Didn't go to pool. If you stay in a one room with king bed the 4th pillow is in the closet. It had wifi, fridge and microwave too.

Thank stacymeadows
ManagerDM, Manager at Marinwood Inn & Suites, responded to this review

Dear Stacymeadows, Thank you for your review of Marinwood Inn & Suites. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and found our accommodations affordable, clean and quiet. We hope you will stay with us again soon! Thank you, Marinwood Inn & Suites

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience affordable lodging at the bed-and-breakfast-style Marinwood Inn & Suites in Novato, California, located close to the world-famous Wine Country in Sonoma County. Each of our 47 well-appointed guest rooms - one-third of which are suites - is tastefully decorated and provides the ultimate in comfort and convenience - whether you're visiting for one night or an extended stay for any vacation or business traveler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marinwood Inn & Suites

Address: 275 Alameda Del Prado, Novato, CA 94949-6657 (Formerly Econo Lodge)
Region: United States > California > Marin County > Novato
Price Range: ₹ 6,157 - ₹ 8,319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Marinwood Inn & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 47
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Econo Lodge - Novato Hotel Novato
Marinwood Inn & Suites Novato, Marin County, CA
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“You will not regret staying here”
 of 5 bubbles renom964, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stayed all over the complex and never had a bad room.”
 of 5 bubbles russandsheila, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles parkcityjanie, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Easy access to the highway for travelers.”
 of 5 bubbles Y6061UJmargaretb, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“let bobby take care of you”
 of 5 bubbles redcharlotte, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
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