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Tamalpais Motel

680 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

this is possibly the the worst motel in the world! The room was covered in urine and smelt that bad I had to sleep in my car. The bathroom was filthy, The toilet and shower were unusable and the sheets on the bed looked like they hadn't been changed in a long time.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Read the trip advisor comments on this place while I was in the room. My room seemed to be fairly clean although very small. Did not meet any of the former occupants of the bed although had a good look. One of those places that you find and need in a hurry and then move on

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Good points: previously reported bedbug problem apparently resolved. Good king size bed in room, relatively recent. Staff friendly enough, allowing inspection of room prior to letting, and forewarning of no ac. Bad points: questionable stains and material on bathroom door frame and on painted walls next to sink says hygiene may still be an issue, but no hair in drains... More 

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Huizen
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

Awfull motel. The highwaynoise makes you crazy, so we had to shut the frontdoor for a little bit less noise, but the smell in the room was very bad, so we had to keep the door a little bit open. The room was small, and we had hardly any space for putting our luggage. The bathroom was dirty. Hair from... More 

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TamalpaisMotel, Webmaster at Tamalpais Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Tamalpais Motel for your recent stay in our area. Thank you for giving us a review, it is very much appreciated. Upon receipt of your review, the following steps were taken: • The lady who works at the front desk received extra training in the courteous, respectful, friendly manner in which she as our... More 

Marina del Rey, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

Our Family w/ 2 kids stayed here and brought the bedbugs back to our home afterwards. Now my bedbug-allergic wife has bites up and down her arms and legs; and we're plastic bagging and washing EVERYTHING to try to get rid of bedbugs from our home. I wished we had arrived earlier in the evening to see what a cesspool... More 

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TamalpaisMotel, Webmaster at Tamalpais Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Tamalpais Motel for your recent stay in our area. Thank you for giving us a review, it is very much appreciated. Upon receipt of your review, the following action was taken: • Maintenance was informed of your report of bedbugs in the room assigned to you and instructed to see to their extermination. We... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

When you plan a last minute trip the Bay Area over a holiday weekend and you're on a budget, please don't stay at the Tamalpais Motel like we did. First night's room had big stains on the floor, terrible mattresses, no side tables for one of the beds, though the bathroom had been updated, though not enough counter space or... More 

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TamalpaisMotel, Webmaster at Tamalpais Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Tamalpais Motel for your recent stay in our area. Thank you for giving us a review, it is very much appreciated. Upon receipt of your review, the following actions were taken: • Housekeeping staff received additional training concerning the level of cleanliness required of them as our employees. • Maintenance was informed of your... More 

New York
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

Filthy, disgusting and no air conditioning (though unmentioned in the amenities). Never, ever, stay at this dump. Ever.

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TamalpaisMotel, Webmaster at Tamalpais Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Tamalpais Motel for your recent stay in our area. Thank you for giving us a review, it is very much appreciated. Upon receipt of your review, the following actions were taken: • Housekeeping received additional training in the level of cleanliness required of them as our employees. • Management was approached about the possibility... More 

Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2010

This motel resembled what I could only have imagined seeing in a horror movie. When we arrived it was late and were happy (at the time) to have just found a place to stay. The room’s door had been kicked in and patched back together so it would still closed. On the walls was dried spit and the carpets were... More 

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TamalpaisMotel, Webmaster at Tamalpais Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Tamalpais Motel for your recent stay in our area. Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, it is greatly appreciated. Upon receipt of your review, the following steps were taken: 1) Maintenance staff was notified of the condition of the door in the room assigned to you and instructed to... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2010

cheap and handy location to all holiday attractions, good central location. Staff friendly, room serviced everyday , very clean. Not a place to live in but to base yourself just for sleeping and taking off each day for activities.

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Davis, CA
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2009

Tired from an all day road trip, my father and I checked into The Tamalpais Motel for the evening. While my father turned in for the night straight away, I stayed up a little later to watch some television. I was sitting on the bed and happened to notice a bug crawling up my arm. I recognized it as a... More 

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TamalpaisMotel, Webmaster at Tamalpais Motel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Tamalpais Motel for your recent stay in our area. Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, it is greatly appreciated. Upon receipt of your review, the following steps were taken: 1) Maintenance staff was notified of the report of bed bugs and instructed to see to their extermination. 2) Housekeeping... More 

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