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North Bay San Rafael

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This is a two star hotel; yes, but it should be a three. My wife and I always read reviews on Trip Advisor before we choose a hotel. We had misgivings about the North Bay Inn because some reviews said the bed was lumpy and the freeway noise is loud. But the price was right for our budget $123 including...

2Thank hfdiaz58
Portland, OR
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Located along a busy frontage road of 101 and in an industrial area surrounded by a seedy residential area the motel itself isn't too bad. Many of the customers seem to be contract construction workers. I did not feel safe walking around the area at night. It is spotlessly clean and has been updated. However it lacks sufficient electrical outlets....

Thank AcePortland_OR
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We came here having read other reviews that echo the same sentiment. For the reasonable price, the only downside is that it is near a freeway. That was not problem for me or my wife while sleeping...the traffic sound much like the seashore. The room itself was very clean, modern and thoughtfully appointed, roomy, an AMAZING bed, and all around...

1Thank Gary Z
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Because of the low rates and location of this property, my expectations were fairly low. I was hoping for a clean, quiet place to get a good night's rest. I got a lot more! Check in was fast and hassle free. My second-floor rooms (I stayed two nights here, not consecutively) were both large, recently remodeled, spotlessly clean and well-appointed....

4Thank Robert R
St. John's, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Overall the hotel was excellent. The beds are new and very comfortable. The owner and housekeeping staff are very friendly. It's pretty close to a bus stop and an Enterprise vehicle rental service. There is a Weaver's café right behind the hotel. There's also coin laundry and a grocery store nearby. Parking is available if you need it so long...

2Thank Louis P
Plymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Don't let looks deceive you. When we checked in we were skeptical, given the surrounding area. But our room (recently remodeled and updated) was large, comfortable, and most important, clean. Up to date flat-screen TV, microwave, and a working fridge. Staff very pleasant and accommodating. The location is very convenient. Only real negative was a puny continental breakfast.

4Thank Poguelet
Reviewed 17 July 2015

After we checked in after a 3 hour drive, went to our room and was checking it over. We were taken by suprise when we found pieces of marijuana on the sofa. I reported it immediatly to the front desk. I went back to the room to further inspect it, found that the lock on the sliding window was completly...

3Thank Steve N
Menifee, California
Reviewed 26 June 2015

It was clean and safe place to stay. I booked the hotel on 3 things location, price, breakfast. Breakfast was a joke muffin tasted old they did have hot chocolate. I thought I would save on breakfast but that wasn't the case. Rooms are small but clean I do think that for what you get it could have cost less.

2Thank Allyson93
Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 29 May 2015

This hotel is quite small as was the room itself, but the room and bathroom were very clean. Our bed was comfortable and the area was fairly quiet. It was exactly as we had expected for the rate we paid. If you are looking for a luxurious hotel with plenty of amenities and sitting room, this is not it. But,...

3Thank JoAnne L
Lakeport, California
Reviewed 31 March 2015

We needed a place close to the VA in SF and this worked out well for us. The surrounding area isn't great, but we never had any issues. The bed was very comfortable, the room, was clean and big, and the fridge and microwave in the room was a nice addition. There is some traffic noise, but we use a...

1Thank Meggers_G

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

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: ₹ 7,822 - ₹ 10,860 (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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“quieter at the back of the building”
joschn, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Very quiet and comfortable. Easy access for travel.”
336teriw, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not sure, since we only have stayed here the one time ... and we won't be going back to this place again!”
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.”
573louisp, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Check your room before you move in your luggage.”
617steven, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
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