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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
    2.5 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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Spring Valley, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have stayed in many motel 6 locations. They are usually clean, and inexpensive. We called the Hotel 6 # to find something close as all hotels we tried were full. Late at night, tired after driving 11 hours, given this reservation. Told that it would be $115. Got there and it was actually $130 with tax! Dirty, bed like... More

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I are traveling through the United States, came through San Fransisco yesterday and went as far as San Rafael......we should have kept going but were tired. So we stopped at the Motel 6. They say they leave the light on for you, well you can turn the light off because I will never ever again stay at... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This one is privately owned, so they do not have to follow under any Motel6 rules or guidelines, as I found out the hard way! Never been to the area before, so never been to this location. I got there after a very long drive, hot and exhausted! I was trying to check in with my reservation, promised at $99... More

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Abilene, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pretty desperate when we stopped in San Rafael so we broke our rule of always looking at the room prior to taking it. When we got into the room we were already prepared for much less than we are used to but we opened the door and it looked pretty scary but had the AC actually worked we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This hotel looked fine from the outside but that is where it ended. The room was not clean and was in a bad state of repair. There was no plug in the sink, the sheets looked like they had not been ironed, the walls had been patched up with a different colour paint, the bath had been sort of painted... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

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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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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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
38 helpful votes 38 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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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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