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Chesterfield, Missouri
Reviewed 4 December 2013

This is not a 4 star hotel - only a 3 - probably. BUT we had a great stay and the hotel met our needs so I'm rating OUR visit at 4. The rooms were clean and the staff was very pleasant. Plus you can't beat the rate (we had a group rate - even a lower rate than the...

Thank Mary R
Beverly Hills, CA
Reviewed 2 December 2013

We needed to be in Novato for a family event. So we decided to try Inn Marin. We booked late and ended up having to buy the king jacuzzi suite. It's certainly not what I would call a suite, more like a motel room with a wall between the bed and the couch. The heaters are window units and they...

Thank TravelingTraveler333
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Imagine an old road motel that marries a new boutique hotel and you have the vision of Inn Marin. I only wish they'd spent a little more on the bathroom accoutrements -- the mirrors are a bit distorted, the toilet paper holders are cheap and the towel racks do not hold well. It's a bit overpriced but I was there...

Thank kush3
Long Beach, California
Reviewed 20 November 2013

We noticed how close we were to the freeway but many motels have enough sound insulation to block the noise...not this one! We went to bed about 12 o'clock and the freeway was definitely an issue but we put on some sound machines and managed to fall asleep. My wife was up at 3 am when the truck noise started...

1Thank Joshua R
RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

I am very sorry you had this experience. The room that you booked through Priceline was a Highway room and is priced at this rate because it is a highway room. Our highway rooms are priced 20-30% lower than our Garden rooms that are away from the highway. It is very unfortunate that price line does not tell you this...

Orange, California
Reviewed 15 November 2013

After looking at the pictures and reading the anecdotes of country style weddings here, I guess my expectations were set a little too high. The street leading up to the hotel is littered with dilapidated stores and dirty lots. The property itself is fairly well maintained, but the layout gave me the feeling of a cheaper motel. Room was nicely...

Thank KateMonster22
Sacramento, California, United States
Reviewed 12 November 2013

We were very pleased with the value of Inn Marin. The room was clean and, the grounds were fun, and the lobby and resturaunt were more than expected. The breakfast was satisfying and convenient, and the staff was very accomadating of our toddler. They had a crib for us at no additional charge. I don't have a single complain. We...

Thank Rick B
San Ramon, California
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Very charming place to stay. Rooms updated and cozy. Would be more than willing to stay at Inn Marin again. The restaurant served a very nice meal for the price. The Inn appears to be popular with the locals with a wedding reception on the night we arrived and a brunch the next day.

Thank kehgonzalez
Reviewed 4 November 2013 via mobile

Hey this place was just great, old feel but modern conveniences. the wood floors feels clean bed was perfect nice space here a front and back door. Very quiet and comfortable we both had a great night sleep in a warm bed. By the way don't forget to get some food at rick's restaurant!

Thank Joseamel
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 31 October 2013

The owners of this property are trying hard to compete with newer better located properties, but the property is just to compromised to compete. The staff was friendly and accomodating. The property is old but updated. Wood floors are nice, but the room was to small for the oversized chair that was crammed into a spot next to the bed,...

Thank Fred T
RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

Inn Marin was built in 1949 as a motor lodge serving the residents of San Francisco to escape the freezing cold fog. This property was designed for guest to drive up to the back of the room and enter through the back door/closet then be able to walk into the fabulous gardens from the front door. Despite this being a...

Reviewed 29 October 2013

I was meeting a friend for a long week-end in SF and doing a Triathlon at McNear Beach. The room rates in SF were so high as well as parking. The Tri folks recommended the Inn Marin and it was perfect. We drove back and forth to SF for sightseeing. I was worried about traffic, but it all worked out...

1Thank CynK2

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • 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: ₹ 9,869 - ₹ 11,299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Inn Marin 3*
Number of rooms: 69
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Inn Marin Hotel Novato
Marin Hotel Novato
Inn Marin Novato, Marin County, CA
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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles GrammaBrady, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are way in the back and choosing a suite will ensure plenty of room.”
 of 5 bubbles kathleenl777, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Interstate noise close to the Lobby”
 of 5 bubbles reginalds842, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Call early, fills up fast.”
 of 5 bubbles jimic143, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask the front desk for a room in the back. The front rooms are very noisy from freeway frontage.”
 of 5 bubbles CaptainCari, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
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