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The Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay

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68 Monarch Bay Drive, San Leandro, CA 94577
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salt Lake City, Utah
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely no complaints! We read a lot of reviews before choosing this hotel and this had the highest ratings. We were not disappointed. They offer a lot of little amenities that you don't get at other hotels and the staff was wonderful. Will definitely stay here again on our next trip to San Francisco!

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Janise D, Janise Dawson at The Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay, responded to this review

Dear Jeanie, We are glad to hear you were not disappointed in your stay. Our staff works hard trying to ensure all of our guests have a wonderful experience. Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to your next trip to San Francisco. Sincerely, Janise More 

San Jose, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for our 6 year wedding anniversary. I know, why San Leandro? When we first started dating (11 years ago) my husband lived in San Leandro so when we were younger we always said we would stay here. We normally go to Las Vegas but we go so often I needed a break. I am... More 

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Janise D, Janise Dawson at The Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay, responded to this review

Dear Jess, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your Anniversary weekend stay with us. It sounds like you were able to relax and take advantage of the simple amenities surrounding our hotel. The staff will be pleased to know they helped make your weekend special. Wishing you both all the best in 2015! Sincerely, Janise More 

Jonesborough, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second review of the Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay. This past trip wasn't as great as the first, mostly due to the room location. I ended up in room 123 which is just around the corner from the lobby. There's a lot of external sounds that find their way into this room. Mechanical sounds (possibly elevator),... More 

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Janise D, Janise Dawson at The Marina Inn on San Francisco Bay, responded to this review

Dear TennesseeFamily 41, We are very sorry you did not enjoy your stay this last trip due to the all the noise surrounding your room. Please give me a call at your convenience so we can further discuss your experience (510-895-1311). Sincerely, Janise More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed here a few times and my last stay was the best. I upgraded to a bay view room and it was well worth the minimal charge. My own balcony facing the bay with a great view. The bed and linens were great too, not to mention having a keurig, free bottled water, microwave and a fridge. Great simple... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Phenomenal spot. Great staff. The hotel is 30 years old and was totally redecorated 10 years ago...yet I would have thought 2-3 years ago. We checked in at 10 p.m. yet were treated as if we had checked in at 10 a.m. The night crew was fantastic and funny. The room was beautifully decorated and equipped with a microwave and... More 

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Coalinga, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Wonderful stay here for a half marathon run on Valentines Day. The hotel was tastefully decorated for Valentines Day. There was a small lounging area with comfy chairs and a fireplace adjacent to the reception desk. Reception desk had red apples and warm cookies and milk when we arrived, AND very nice and professional staff. Our room was extremely clean.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Beautiful spot. Friendly staff. Lovely breakfast. There was a misunderstanding and it was handled with absolute diplomacy, no fuss whatsoever. A beautiful nature walk and park next to Hotel. Horatio's restaurant a little expensive......but worth a visit. One of the best places we stayed in our 5 weeks in the USA. Wished we had more time there. Could have an... More 

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Rancho Mirage, California
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138 reviews 138 reviews
26 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

While San Leandro is not a usual destination location, this hotel has much to offer. There are two excellent restaurants close by, free transportation to Bart, free breakfast, free wifi and easy Bay Area access. There is also a golf course across the street with great driving range.

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Sydney
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Friendly and fast check-in. Clean and comfy rooms. Bathroom nice with a huge shower. Easy access car park. Everything you want for a quick stop motel / hotel. Reception staff were also very helpful with advice on getting to places. Free cookies and milk a nice little perk. Their in-room service is provided by a restaurant next door, which is... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It’s not a fancy hotel but it’s always clean, comfortable with great customer service. The staff is always friendly and accommodating. The continental breakfast has a large assortment of items. It’s on the bay and next to a park and restaurants. Just a short walk down the street is a walking path that I always feel safe while walking in... More 

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