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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms have been redone in the last 10 years. Plank wood floors. Seems clean. Older bathrooms, no bath tub, just shower. This is a budget hotel, more like a higher end motel. It is right off the freeway which you can hear. It has a courtyard that looks really nice and a nice pool, outdoor. The breakfast is included, buffet... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet and affordable wife and I stayed on our way up to Napa. We got the Jacuzzi room great size for two could fit four. Great bar by the pool for drinks and food. was a few weeks ago now but we'll be back

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Thank James E D
RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, I am glad you had the opportunity to stay and enjoy the Jacuzzi suite and the property. Inn Marin is at the gateway to the wine country with Trek Winery within 5 minute drive to down town Novato or Cline, Viansa, & Jacuzzi winery’s with in 15 min. drive. We look forward to your... More 

Mission Viejo, California
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well all I can say is that they must have a great photographer to make this place look quaint and inviting! BUT it was extremely dirty, dingy, OLD, and run down. Never have my friends and I ever asked to see the room before we completed the check in process. The best thing this place has going for it, is... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. I have taken two photos with my Iphone so everyone can see the room you have reviewed. I am not a professional photographer and did not use any lighting other than what was in the room. Please see photos by management on this Tripadvisor page. I am willing to take responsibility when my staff makes... More 

Novato, California
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I come to Marin County often on business - and manage to fit in some great fun and hiking and social times as well. After staying in various places (including with friends) I found that Inn Marin is where I felt most comfortable, most convenient, and the most for the money. Right off Highway 101, and yet so private and... More 

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RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Inn Marin is on 5 Acers of grass and trees with one of the largest liquid Amber trees in all of Marin County. Since the property was built back in 1949 as a courtyard hotel they put front and back doors in all our courtyard rooms. Our goal is to create a “Home away... More 

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A coworker booked my reservation. The staff was friendly and very helpful. My room was clean. However, as a lone, female traveler, I would've never chosen to have stayed at a motel with 2 doors which opened to the outside (no interior hallways--so anyone can access your doors). I much prefer hotels with a front desk, whereas everyone has to... More 

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Gridley, California
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

I stayed at Inn Marin on a business trip. Don't expect much in the way of front desk service, the service and food at Rickey's, or a workout room. The front desk couldn't give me a receipt when I left because the staff couldn't figure out how to do it. Rickey's was horrible. The server put in the wrong order... More 

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RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. I hope you can accept my most sincere apology for your experience. It is our goal to provide you with a comforting stay away from home. “A Home away from Home”. It is clear to me that we stumbled in our service to you. Again please accept my sincere apology. Inn Marin was... More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

I stayed in the Jacuzzi suite, which is very comfortable, for most of my stay. One room includes a couch and two chairs as well as a television. The bedroom also has a tv and a large jacuzzi tub, which was perfect for post hike therapy! There is also a refrigerator and coffee maker in the bedroom. I stayed in... More 

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RobertGM_11, General Manager at Inn Marin, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying at Inn Marin. We have worked very hard to make Inn Marin your “Home away from Home”. I am glad your enjoyed your Jacuzzi suite. We were excited when we were able to create that wonderful space out of an old walk in closet. Since our buildings were built in 1949 we have had... More 

California, United States
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

The place has been there a long time. Lobby and restaurant area is clean, bright and renovated. Our room was small and the bathroom smaller. It wasn't really clean if you look behind or touched to top of anything more than eye level it was covered in dust. The shower was hot but not so super powerful. Wi-Fi worked very... More 

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centralia wa
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Stayed here before. Great dog place with large grass area with dog stations. Not ordinary look the same as so many motels. Funky with character. Has charm and warmth. Parking right in front of my room every night.

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New York City, New York
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10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

While it is convenient located, staff and the owner are doing their best, it is not enough. Place is run down, rooms are small, poorly furnished, bathroom is so tight that for average person is hard to turn around. Bed and bedding are pretty bad. The blanket was a thin as news paper. Air condition is in need of updating:... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: £115 - £134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Inn Marin 3*
Number of rooms: 69
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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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