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Motel Inverness

12718 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Inverness, CA 94937
Motel Inverness
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Healdsburg, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This small, well-appointed motel is a lovely place to stay while visiting Point Reyes. We took a room with a queen bed. It was very comfortably small and seems to have recently refurbished. we also saw a larger room with a complete kitchen:very nice. The 'Lodge" or main guest area has a biiiig pool table and lots of other attractions.... More 

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Janice A, General Manager at Motel Inverness, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay and were able to relax in the natural surroundings. You are correct the rooms have been updated again recently. Keeping our rooms fresh, clean, updated, and comfortable is our highest priority. Your nod to the lodge and deck is unanimously... More 

Fountaintown, Indiana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Point Reyes Seashore was a nice one-day addition to our two-week California itinerary, and a great 'release' from the wonderful excitement of San Francisco. But what topped it all was our evening at Motel Inverness, which we now wish could have been three or four nights. Beautiful location, excellent facilities, tremendous hosts, all at a wonderful rate. Truly hope to... More 

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Janice A, General Manager at Motel Inverness, responded to this review

Thank you Jeff w. for taking the time to write such a complimentary review. You pointed out a really important plus to coming to Point Reyes during a trip to San Francisco or the coast. The amazing beauty of the area from the ocean to the wildlife is a great contrast to a stay in the city or even in... More 

Santa Cruz, California
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Comfortable suite (room + kitchen) in a stunning location of natural beauty. The unit was absolutely clean to perfection. The deck behind the unit allows silent contemplation of nature. You will forget about TV, wifi, cell phone (all of which are available/provided) because the beautiful surroundings command full attention.

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Janice A, General Manager at Motel Inverness, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and noting the stunning location. We always appreciate it when guests notice how clean we keep our rooms especially the way you did. Another great observation is how the surroundings are so amazing you forget about the electronics of daily life and just get swept away into nature. Since you live so close, we look... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove up from San Francisco and wanted to spend a couple of days exploring the smaller towns and Port Reyes National Park. Motel Inverness was perfectly located to do all of that. We had stopped at Muir Woods and as a result were running behind and Janis called to let me know they were closing the office down, but... More 

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Janice A, General Manager at Motel Inverness, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sounds like you enjoyed your stay and had a few comments I want to address. All the Queen beds are QUEEN SIZE mattresses, we do not have any full or double mattresses. Sometimes when your traveling everything seems different than at home. All the compliments on the Lodge are true,... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Simply a wonderful place, both outside and inside in the big lodge with fire, snacks and a pool table. Our room was quite small and indeed you can hear the road, but there's not much traffic at night. The bed was not too comfortable for my taste, but I slept OK. The keepers are extremely friendly and helpful.They even let... More 

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Janice A, General Manager at Motel Inverness, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for all the compliments. Regarding the beds, the room you stayed in has new mattresses coming next week. Quality sleep for our guests is very important to us and we do respond when updates and replacements are needed. Those of you that have stayed in our Lodge - Twin... More 

Northern Ireland
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Stayed here because I was checking out the filming locations for the 1980 movie 'The Fog'. It is so central to the locations, close to Point Reyes Station and is a lovely calm oasis. Rooms clean and fresh. Would stay here again and recommend to anyone. I loved it.

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Janice A, General Manager at Motel Inverness, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. I remember you and your excitement about seeing the lighthouse and the place The Fog was filmed. Your appreciation for our setting and the peaceful and serene environment of our location. Hope you make it back our way one day. Best wishes, Janice & Michael Abrams Innkeepers More 

Brooklyn
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We started our trip at Motel Inverness and happy we did. First we must remember this is a motel built around 50 years ago and really gives the place charm. That being said the rooms are great. They are clean and have been updated with modern conveniences and look. I believe Janice and Michael are redoing a lot of the... More 

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Janice A, General Manager at Motel Inverness, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary review. We loved having you as guests and enjoyed your enthusiasm for travel. Being the first stop on your Northern California visit we are so pleased you enjoyed the accommodations and the scenery. Your comment about the upgrades and changes are accurate. The motel is always improving and updating... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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61 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I was conflicted...I found it hard to give Motel Inverness a rating. So I compromised. The staff, Michael and Janice were wonderful! They were friendly and accommodating. The common room was very nice--providing an area to watch TV, eat a meal (that you brought), have coffee, or.place your food items in a refrigerator. It also provided a comfortable area to... More 

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Janice A, General Manager at Motel Inverness, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write a review and for the nice comments about The Lodge Room and how much it has to offer. Regarding the mosquitos, Tomales Bay is a natural estuary protected by The Point Reyes National Seashore, there will be standing water between tides and that does attract mosquitos. However the water is very tidal... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Once again Motel Inverness made our stay in the Point Reyes area complete. It's location on the shore of Tomales Bay is a natural for bird watching and just relaxing. Janice and Michael are great hosts and spare no effort in making guests feel welcome. There are many interesting sights in and around this location that will add to the... More 

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Berkeley, California
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64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We have stayed at Motel Inverness about five times and always enjoy coming back. The rooms (7) are comfortable but not fancy (two of them have kitchens). We like Room #5, California Quail Room since it has a new bathroom and a deck. There is a large common room where you can have coffee/tea/biscotti; heat your leftovers; have a glass... More 

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