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Motel 6 San Rafael

737 East Francisco Boulevard, San Rafael, CA 94901 (Formerly Days Inn San Rafael/San Francisco)
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Ranked #9 of 9 hotels in San Rafael
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
22 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I wasn't travelling with a male K9 trained German Shepherd I would have been terrified to stay here. I had No choice it was late and I had 4 dogs and we needed to find a hotel fast. Most motel 6's I have stayed at were really modern and clean and decent locations. This one was full so I... More

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The room looked just like the picture shown by motel. Found this room after 8:30pm. Nowhere very near by to eat, right beside interstate. Strangely, a taxi limo sat in our rooms parking space for quite a long time after check in and "U" shaped narrow parking lot had tight parking . Floor slopes somewhat and creaked and had very... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

I was traveling with a group of 14 people many of whom were on a limited budget (college students). The price was the best we could find in San Rafael. The rooms were adequate, spacious for a Motel 6. There was free wifi and they are dog friendly - not even charging a pet fee. This was important, since we... More

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Laurium, Michigan
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68 reviews 68 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

This place was close (walking distance) to where we were hanging out that night - that is the only reason we stayed there. We were in room 109 which looked as if it may have been recently updated but that didn't make up for how dirty it was. It really grossed me out. The desk clerk was very nice, I'll... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Why,why,why did I make THIS mistake again? And they put me in the same nasty, scary room # 156 again. It cost 71.67 total. They don't care to find out your car license or anything. I am a solo female traveler. Men hanging outon second floor watch you unload your car (in a hurry)! They ask smoking or non, I... More

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

I stayed 4 or 5 days in Feb 2012. Just a basic roof & bed. Occupy San Quentin happened that Monday and it was very busy. SQ prison just across freeway and looked like it was visiting weekend. I never felt unsafe although the property is definitely run down. This industrial area of San Rafi is pretty much working class... More

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Santa Monica, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Motel 6 parent company should be ashamed to have this rat hole in their line of motels. to start of the place is filthy and run down. We asked for extra blanket and they said they didn't have any. (Makes me wonder how they change and launder their linens) stains all over the bed spreads, which were ugly beigh with... More

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San Rafael, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Everything is old and worn out. There were shady characters lurking about the parking lots along with young women in mini-skirts.Not a family place to feel safe. They may "leave the light on" but you will want to bolt the door for sure. Worst area of San Rafael and most run down motel. Over priced even if it is the... More

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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Well another hotel in the area wouldn't change our reservation without a huge upcharge (not mentioning any names, America's best value inn) and I booked this room with 3 days till our trip. It is NOT fancy, but the price was great for last minute. Room was adequate; clean, big Tv, but definitely old and beat up.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I've been all around the world. Including many 3rd World Countries. This is the worst motel on the planet, or very close to that title! Carpet stunk, I was scared for my dog. Bug splatters all over the dingy walls, could not get the door open so I had to get help from the Manager. Mold under clear plastic on... More

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Address: 737 East Francisco Boulevard, San Rafael, CA 94901 (Formerly Days Inn San Rafael/San Francisco)
Location: United States > California > Marin County > San Rafael
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Also Known As:
Motel 6 San Rafael Hotel San Rafael
Motel Six San Rafael
San Rafael Motel Six
San Rafael Motel 6

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Conveniently located 12 miles North of Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County. Property is located within a mile of downtown San Rafael. Both major Bay Area airports (SFO and OAK) are located 30 miles away.Property offers:Cable TV, Free Wi-Fi, Free Coffee in the Lobby, Spacious and Clean Rooms, On-site Coin Laundry ... more   less 
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