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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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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made an reservation online a week before then the day before I TRIED to call them to cancel but my call was never answer I tried again the next day twice same result so I could not cancel so I was charged. I called the main office and same problem.

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Cheyenne, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred with your reservation request to cancel and the inconveniences you experienced. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a comfortable room for a satisfying stay, for this... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basic Motel 6 that is functional for a visit when what you want is a comfortable bed, clean room, WIFI. The big problem for road travelers like us was that there was NO refrigerator in the room. For a Motel 6, the prices is absurdly high, but that's just the way it is anywhere near San Francisco.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The modern rooms made this motel pleasant for our family. The outside of the hotel was not in good shape and so were skeptical at first glance. It was in a very congested business area. However, inside, the room was very modern, with unusual, laminated flooring. At first the flooring gave us a start, but once we thought about it,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The motel is quite cheap compared to the other ones in the neighbourhood. We used it to stay before going to visit San Francisco. The rooms were okay, clean but nothing special. Cheap beds but okay for a short stay. Microwave & fridge available (at least in the room we had) A/C as well.

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Tucson AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The motel was just renovated last year. It's immaculate, the staff is friendly, the bed is comfortable (extra points for a fitted bottom sheet!), safe, attractive and quiet. Did I forget anything? Oh yeah! your choice of three fresh brewed coffees in the morning. I stayed a second night.

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Cambria, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

First time here, one week stay. Reviews were mixed but consistent with a common statement that the rooms were clean. And yes it was! Small fridge and microwave, nice little nook area for hanging clothes and storage. Clean bathroom, free wifi and W/D provided for $1.50 wash and dry. My only complaint is that the parking is limited. You'll have... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Room is nice and clean and big and the beds are comfortable which is all you really need if you fly by night, and showers were blisteringly hot. Downsides include waiting forever for hot water in sink, sheets being slightly short on the bed (which is a pain for taller people) and the curtains not quite being long enough to... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice staff, great point of access to freeway and stores. Reasonable price, decent size rooms. Would like to have better bedding and pillows. Didn't use WiFi but television channel selection is decent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Great service. Even tho booking.com cancelled our reservation the motel had a last minute cancellation and gave us same rate. Rooms are very modern big.bathroom door didn't fully close in one room and rub drains in both didn't work.Had vending machine for snacks/drinks. Located near lots of stores.needs were comfy but hard if you sat down to quilt from higher... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It pains me to spend over $100 for a Motel 6 (my room, booked online, came to $115 with tax), but as I often travel with my dogs, i often pick this chain as they don't charge extra. Plus, Marin County is Marin County; everything costs more. Anyway, my room at this Motel 6 was the first of the "new... More 

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