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Tamalpais Motel

680 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941
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Minden, Nevada
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Stayed on weekend to be close to family who made reservation for us based on price. This is a very pricey area, but the big minus with the Tamalpais Motel is the smallness of the rooms and the lack of amenities. If two nights were under 150 rather than over 300, I might stay here in a pinch. Frankly I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Motel was clean and cozy. Very reasonable rates. Management bent over backwards to make our stay pleasant. I forgot my hair dryer and asked where I could buy one and they lent me one for the stay. Fridge and microwave in room. My daughter got her own room which she loved. We only asked for 2 beds and got an... More 

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Cambria, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Ignore the fact that Tamalpias Motel looks like the "Bates Motel", I found few reviews for this motel but decided to chance it at $86 a night for a king non smoking. Check in was at 2:00 I arrived at 11:00 and the nice lady at the desk let me check in early. Points!!! Then she proceeded to allow me... More 

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Las Vegas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

NO AC !!!!!!! unimaginable in 2014 not to have air conditioning especially when the temp was in the 80s. We had to leave our door open in the early evening to cool the room. No table, alarm clock, no shelving in bathroom or shower/had to put soap and shampoo on the floor; curtains at the windows were torn and should... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

After a long drive we reached Mill Valley looking for a reasonable night's rest. The first one we looked at (Travelodge) was expensive for a budget motel but had the other features in this price point, ie, rundown, old, dirty looking, too close to road, etc. The next choice not far away, was better value, and seemed ok so we... More 

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Surrey, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

We stayed here on return from a round-trip of California; we didn't want to take our hire car back into San Francisco a day before it was due to be returned and wanted to visit the Marin Headlands and Muir Woods. Tamalpais Motel is very well located for these and only a short distance for us to return to San... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

When I see the negative reviews on this hotel I am baffled! As someone from a much smaller city, California was mind blowingly rude as a state, expensive and just... too much! That being said, this motel was in a very nice area with an incredibly polite staff. The room is so clean and decorated beautifully. True there was no... More 

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South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Room was large and clean, but lacked certain necessities commonly found in motel rooms: the absense of an alarm clock was an eybrow raiser, as was the lack of any type of table in the room, followed by absolutely no shelving or countertops in the bathroom (inlcuding shower stall), and only one hook in there for clothes; a gap under... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

What we needed was a clean place to sleep for our family after attending a wedding in nearby Mill Valley. The Motel was 10 minutes from our event, and the rooms and bathrooms were very clean! The beds were quite comfortable. The office person was extremely courteous and went out of her way to accommodate us after we realized that... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

My thought on travel is you only spend a small amout of time in your hotel room. At least you shoud as you are there for the ventures outside the hotel. I have stayed in this location 5 times in 2013 as I participate in various sporting events in the Bay Area. The location is perfect as only 12 minutes... More 

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