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Villa Inn

1600 Lincoln Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Salem, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean room. Great up to date bathroom EXCEPT no hot water in sink. Didn't even work. Office staff was snobby and not helpful at all. Coffee pot in room but no cups or coffee. Breakfast was decent but the lady helping with it was not sanitary. They had pancakes but.your not allowed to heat your own or pour your own... More

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Sparks, Nevada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I know some people have not been happy with The Villa Inn, but my husband and I were very pleased. Yes, the sheets are thin, and there are gouges in the walls. Some of the carpet may be worn. BUT the employees are nice, it was very quiet, the parking was great, and it is so close to San Francisco!... More

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Guerneville, California, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Had room 60 handicap room nice clean lots of room not to far from sf People were very nice the complementary breakfast was awesome thank you great stay Can have animals which is a plus not too many hotels do that

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Decided to attend a workshop in San Rafael at the last minute and found a room here. Appreciated the old-world graciousness of the hotel owners, the very clean room, ease of parking, and the friendly staff at breakfast. While not modern, the hotel had everything I needed. I accidentally left my phone charger there, and the staff held it for... More

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San Simeon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Another ratings source listed this property reasonably highly, but that was clearly in error. This is a tired, old-fashioned property, with thin sheet and gouges in the walls.It's the kind of place where the motorcycle travelers sit in their front door and smoke. I checked out early. The desk clerk was a bright spot, a friendly French lady, but that... More

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Kings Beach, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Upon check in, the floor was littered with food debris, indicating they did not vacuum between guests. Not the end of the world, we could deal. The wallpaper was stained all over, and peeling very bad. Shower door only had half of it there. The final stay came when we were going to bed there was a bed bug crawling... More

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San Jose, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Okay, it's "retro" in deco but it was clean, cheap, easy to find. We just wanted to crash out after a concert and didn't want to drive home so we choose this place online. It's not a resort !!! We liked checking in early. Quiet for a busy street. The complimentary breakfast was something you could get from a vending... More

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Quincy, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I was so disappointed, the location was great and the pictures looked very inviting. The room needs a complete face lift. The shower water is destroying the corner of the bathroom. There is a huge hole where the linoleum is cracked and floor underneath is rotting. Under the bathroom is sink is moldy, the carpet needs cleaning, and the place... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I stayed here on a road trip with friends. I'm sure their rates change through the year. During our stay it was about a hundred / night. That was fine, but we had particular problems with rude staff, so I don't recommend staying here. I'd choose a more expensive / less convenient place over Villa Inn.

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Redding,CA
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84 reviews 84 reviews
45 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Marin County is an expensive place but, do yourself a favor, pay for a more expensive place. Walls so then you hear everything in adjoining rooms. Torn curtain linings, bedspread hole, hole in wall, walls dirty. Only good thing I can say is the towels were thick and clean.

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Address: 1600 Lincoln Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
Location: United States > California > Marin County > San Rafael
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 60
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