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Inn Marin

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250 Entrada Drive, Novato, CA 94949
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Rafael, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had to vacate our house due to some major renovations and found the Inn Marin just a few miles from our house. The room was very clean and comfortable. The bathroom is small but functional. The staff very friendly and helpful. We loved swimming in the pool, ordering food on the pool side and hanging out in the garden... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a nice, sunny place to stay not too far out of San Francisco and a pool was a must (so thrilled deep end goes to 8 feet deep). I'm an avid Trip Advisor researcher and all the tips came in handy when making our choice. I LOVED this Inn!! It was a busy weekend with a lot of... More 

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Seattle, Washington
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the money the Inn Marin is not worth it. It is an older inn and not in the best of conditions for the price. For starters the room my wife and I had, we had to kill multiple spiders. The refrigerator didn't work in the room. The finishes of the room where cheap (fixtures, shower head, flooring). The bed... More 

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very impressed with friendly staff, good food and comfortable room. The pool and patio was clean and inviting. I highly recommend you check them out. Very accomodating with a lot of flexibility to our stay as well. It is difficult finding hotels with such great customer service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family friendly. Great garden court yard. Our room was at the back, nice and quiet. Rooms were clean and quaint. Breakfast is okay but same fair daily. They don't put a lot of energy into it. We didnt get to try Rickys, but it seems to be nice. Staff was friendly. I wish they would have told us that they... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Marin Inn is an older property that could probably use some renovation, but met all of our needs for a one night stay. The room was clean and had what you will need to get going the next day. No frills - just the basics. It is conveniently located near lots to do in the surrounding area. Which made it... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were looking for a place to stay for one night to help break up a long drive and decided on Inn Marin. Front desk staff was friendly and the room was cute and clean. An in-room Keurig was a nice touch. Only complaint with the room is that we could hear the TV from the room next-door as if... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Inn Marin was suggested when we planned a trip to see family. While it was very close to their home, it was also close to the Highway. However, if you select a room at the rear of the complex, there is little noise. Parking is directly in front of your room. The façade of the building is rather stark, however... More 

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

Thank you for staying at INN MARIN. We are in the process of updating our Expanded Continental Breakfast and will be starting a Pastry Rotation very soon. We are looking at doing something like Danish Monday, Muffin Tuesday and Scone Wednesday with a different type of pastry each day. We are also starting flavored Creamers for coffee and a cereal... More 

Helena, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had a super trip to SanFrancisco and opted to stay in Novato, because the prices were way cheaper than they were in the actual city. It was only about 20 miles/45 minutes to San Francisco from the Inn Marin. Our stay at the Inn Marin was very pleasant and the breakfast was included in the price of the room.... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Friendly staff at check-in. The room was nice; obviously an older property that has had some recent attention. Bathroom was adequate, although cramped and with only a shower - no tub. Breakfast was sufficient to start the day; nothing stellar either good or bad, but good for a morning start. I do have to admit to a negative mindset from... More 

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