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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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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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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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Although there really are no frills, if you like motels this one is centrally located off the highway and a short drive either south toward Sausalito, east toward Sonoma or West toward the beach. The town of Novato is very cute and an exit or two away. It is certainly less expensive than the upscale Hotels and B&Bs in Marin.... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I recently took my Mother on a whirlwind weekend trip to Novato and San Francisco. She had a friend who was having a wedding nearby and Inn Marin looked like the best choice from Expedia. Approaching the property, I was quite concerned as it is extremely close to 101, a major freeway. Had we gotten a room facing the freeway,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

What a pleasant surprise. Our room was recently updated, spacious , immaculately clean and pet friendly. The staff was extremely helpful and in an area where accommodation s are very expensive our room was reasonably priced. The grounds are beautiful and it is very quiet as well which is surprising as it is close to the freeway. I have lived... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This Inn is similar to many motels my family and I stayed in in the 60"s on our cross country road trip. It is clean and there is great access since most rooms if not all are on the ground level so easy to unload and load the car. We only stayed overnight. The breakfast was fine, make your own... More 

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