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St. George, Utah
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed for a Buck Institute conference and chose this hotel for the rating and the rates but the restaurant next door is so good that you have to stay in the area just to go there. The hotel is excellent too. Friendly service is exceptional. Saturday night parking was rough because of the busy restaurant.

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Novato
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were very impressed with the room. It had a beautiful view of the hillside. This Best Western is right next door to an excellent restaurant for which you receive a 10% off coupon. Although you are very close to the freeway which is very convenient, there is no noise. We would definitely stay there again.

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Novato, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall we were very dissatisfied. We were put up by the back entrance so we always heard the door slam when people were in and out. Our ac/heater unit rattled non-stop, our remote to our TV wasn't working and we had to turn our refrigerator on since it was turned off. Housekeeping was extremely loud throughout the halls at 8:20am...

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HotelManager049, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Novato Oaks Inn, responded to this review

Dear Julie, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn. I am so disappointed that we failed to impress you during this visit. I also want to apologize for the housekeeping staff being noisy and I understand how frustrating that would be to be awakened so early....

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay recently at the Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn was great. The room was the best, Best Western room we have ever had and we do stay at the Best Westerns a lot. It was a room right by the breakfast area and the swimming pool and hot tub. The view of the Mountains in Marin were beautiful...

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Jessica S, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Novato Oaks Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for much for the great review! We are so happy we were able to 'WOW' you on during your visit! We do have such a great location in Marin, close to all of the main attractions but still a quiet location that is easily accessible. Please come back and visit soon!

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

In our case our mattress was a old model spring, not recent. The breakfast facilities are all throw away, the eggs look like plastic, the oat meal is raw, and you put boiling water yourself in a cardboard bowl.....

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HotelManager049, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Novato Oaks Inn, responded to this review

Dear Tomas, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn. I am disappointed to hear that you were dissatisfied with our breakfast items. I must admit that most of our guests usually comment favorably on our extensive offerings; however, I appreciate hearing your thoughts. We certainly appreciate your patronage....

Seal Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel very very good. They do need a night light in the bathroom. Very dark the internet is very hard to get up on a computer. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Made for a great thanksgiving experience

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Jessica S, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Novato Oaks Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review us after your stay! It's great to read that our staff took great care of you. We look forward to having you back next time you are in Novato.

Arcata, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great layout and facilities. Easy on-off 101. We were in the Bay Area for a high school soccer playoff game. After the game in the city our rear car window was broken into. Lindsey at Novato Oaks went way above and beyond in helping us get the window taped over with plastic and helped us clean up the glass....

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Jessica S, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Novato Oaks Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great 5 star review! I am so sorry to hear about your car but am happy to hear that Lindsay took such great care of you! Aside from the incident in the city, it sounds like your stay with us was fantastic. We hope to see you again soon!

Harrisburg, NC, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is very convenient to Dominican University and also not far from San Francisco (via ferry or driving). Very close to wine country and other Marin County activities and restaurants. Staff and accommodations are always excellent and the price is always reasonable. The décor and quality of service and accommodations exceed other Best Westerns we have stayed at.

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Jessica S, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Novato Oaks Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great 5 star review! As you mentioned our location is close to everything you would want to see in the North Bay and wine country! We look forward to having you back again next time you are in the area!

RENO, United States
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have stayed at this hotel for 3 years now when a PRC race is going on and each time the staff is professional and friendly and the rooms clean. They provide a nice array for breakfast and check-in and check-out is a breeze.

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Jessica S, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Novato Oaks Inn, responded to this review

Wahooo 5 star review! Thank you for taking time to share your experience. We are delighted that you decided to stay with us time and time again, come back again soon. Cheers!

San Jose, United States
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Easy to reach from Hwy 101, with clean, large, comfortable rooms. Convenient and substantial breakfast with easy checkout. Balcony off room was comfortable for coffee in the morning. Room was quiet and bed was comfortable for deep sleep.

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Jessica S, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Novato Oaks Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great 4 star review! Please come back and see us again soon!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the scenic hills of Northern Marin County, the Novato Oaks Inn is a green certified 100% non-smoking hotel. Situated halfway between the business communities of Novato and San Rafael, the Inn is ideally suited for both the leisure and corporate traveler. Our 107 spacious guest rooms and suites are the largest in Marin County and have been designed to bring you the ultimate in comfort and convenience. The award winning staff greets you in the warm and comfortable lobby with a cozy private library. Each morning you'll enjoy a free deluxe continental breakfast buffet served on the mezzanine level. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Novato Oaks Inn

Address: 215 Alameda Del Prado, Novato, CA 94949-6657
Region: United States > California > Marin County > Novato
Price Range: ₹ 9,053 - ₹ 14,362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Novato Oaks Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 107
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Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Hotel Novato
Best Western Novato
Novato Best Western
BEST WESTERN PLUS Novato Oaks Inn Marin County, CA
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