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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Look closely at their photos. Do you see a train track right outside the front door? The reason you don't see any interior shots is the place is DIRTY. Possibly the worst place I have ever been in. I cancelled my reservation the moment I walked in. I later found out they charged me anyway. Don't stay herr, don't even...

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

The picture featured is very deceiving, property was dirty, parking spaces are very small/tight, and if you want a soft comfy bed this is not the hotel for you. The king size bed was like sleeping on hardwood floor. You also have to pay if you want some ice. Needless to say if was a restless and disappointing stay.

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CA Northcoast
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I just stayed at this hotel and I would never stay here again nor recommend it to anyone! I have read all of the poor reviews on this page and even though the management keeps saying they are going to fix things and make improvements, they have done nothing. The beds are like concrete, the property dirty and not in...

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Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was the only hotel/motel within close proximity to where the wedding was going to be. We would have to go several miles as it was, but we needed to spend the night. We checked in before going to the wedding. The elevator had dirty wet towels piled up and they were still there when we left about 30 minutes...

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

This hotel is horrible the bed was so stiff it was like sleeping on concrete, the bath tub had no non skid matts & the shower stall plastic curtains were barely attached and about to fall down as well as the towel bars! The towels they provided felt like sand paper rubbing your skin & no bigger than a a...

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Thank Donald O
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night in July. The pro's are it's very affordable for the area, the location is great, and the staff was courteous. Unfortunately for me the cons outweighed the pro's... A very dirty property, both outside the room and inside. The corners of my room had dirt/dust piled up. The parking was not great. Looked like...

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Novato, California
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very convenient for Northern Marin County, along with rooms that fit whatever needs you have, such as 3-4 guests. Also, excellent service by the maids, maintenance workers, front-desk personel, as well as the manager!

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Salem, Oregon
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Room was a decent price and the sheets were clean. That's the only good thing. Yhe remote for the tv was so dirty that when I cleaned it my rag turned black. Our feet were black from the floors. They charge you for the ice machine. The walls in the bathroom are dirty with heaven knows what. Breakfast is muffins...

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Thank carral069
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I want to start this review by stating that the staff working here are courteous and helpful. However, this stay has been one of the two worst lodging experiences I have EVER experienced. Problems--internet really doesn't work in rooms--really a problem as I am here on business. No working plug in bathtub, litter all over the place. The owner of...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 22 June 2016

If You Want To Save Yourself A Headache Do Not Stay In This Hotel. Absolutely WOST HOTEL In California. Its Filthy and The Staff is Extremely Rude. They Do Not Care About Guest And They Will Be Glad To STEAL YOUR MONEY. The Manager has no Integrity. This Place NEEDS TO BE SHUT DOWN.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Americas Best Value Inn Novato/Marin/Sonoma. Located in beautiful Marin County, California, our hotel is located near Napa Wine Country, Sonoma Wine Country, Muir Woods, Point Reyes, and the Golden Gate Bridge leading to San Francisco. Novato is home to several small biotech firms, such as Buck Institute-Age Research and Bio Marin Pharmaceutical Inc. Savor a delicious meal at one of the various restaurants within a mile of our hotel including Mills Restaurant, El Palmar Restaurant, and Chianti Ristorante.Our Novato hotel offers comfortable guest rooms, an attentive 24-hour front desk staff, and affordable rates. Your comfort and satisfaction is our top priority. Start your day with a free cup of coffee available in our lobby. Our outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi area is the perfect place to relax and soak up some California sunshine after a fun day of sightseeing. We offer a fitness center and guest laundry facility for your added convenience. All of our guest rooms offer free wireless high-speed Internet access, coffeemaker, hairdryer, and cable TV with HBO. Irons, ironing boards, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shaving gel, razors, tea, sewing kits, and shower caps are available upon request. Upgrade your stay by reserving our bridal suite with a fireplace, our suite with an in-room jacuzzi, or our family suite. Dogs are welcome in first floor rooms for a small nightly charge. At Americas Best Value Inn Novato/Marin/Sonoma, We've Got You Covered from the time you hit the road until your head hits the pillow. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Americas Best Value Inn of Novato

Address: 7600 Redwood Blvd, Novato, CA 94945-1409 (Formerly Travelodge Novato)
Region: United States > California > Marin County > Novato
Price Range: £60 - £77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn of Novato 2*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Americas Best Value Inn Of Novato Hotel Novato
Travelodge Novato
Travel Lodge Novato
Novato Travel Lodge
Novato Travelodge
Americas Best Value Inn Of Novato Marin County, CA
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“There are not any good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Petriepig, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Parking could be a problem”
 of 5 bubbles skrohn9520, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Without question....TOP FLOOR”
 of 5 bubbles bruce2121, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Upper floor is probably safer.”
 of 5 bubbles hfrancesh, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs is nice, they have balconies so you can sit out in the privacy and enjoy the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles CountryHarvestUSA, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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