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Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   160 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941 (Formerly Tam Woods Hotel)
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Ranked #3 of 6 hotels in Mill Valley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had read all the Tripadvisor reviews before booking and when we arrived I was in shock! Was this the same hotel I had read about? As a Priority Club member had the opportunity to travel in the United States, Mexico and Asia staying in IHG hotels, so I was totally surprised with our stay in Mill Valley. We had... More

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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is exactly the kind of hotel my family enjoys while on vacation. It had the more common amenities that families appreciate (pool, free breakfast), but with bonuses! Free s'mores by the outdoor firepit at night! Easy access to a boardwalk walking/running/biking trail right out the door! Walking distance to a convenience store and lunch/dinner options. Then of course is... More

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Jeffery D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area, responded to this review

Dear Filmtx, Thank you for taking the time to post your experience from your stay at the Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley. We are glad you found our location and amenities we offer ideal for your family. Thank you again for your comments and we are glad you enjoyed your stay! More

Ogden, Utah
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on Sunday and Monday night and we really enjoyed our stay here. The room was spacious and the bed was so comfortable. The breakfast was delicious and had a lot of variety for everyone. It had bikes that you could rent, a nice pool and hot tub and a place for roasting marshmallows, but we didn't have... More

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Jeffery D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words Allison! Can't wait to have you back to stay with us at the Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley! Plan to stay a little longer with us next time so you can relax by the pool, roast marshmallows, and ride bikes! More

Salinas, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We very much like the location; a 30 (or so) mile round trip south along the rec trail, through Sausalito, under the Golden Gate bridge, up a steep climb. Go back and forth across the bridge , then partway up an initially steep road (Conzelman, heading west) to a traffic circle. Keep climbing west past the traffic circle, or turn... More

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Jeffery D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area, responded to this review

Dear David B, Thank you for posting your hotel review on Trip Advisor. We do take all guest comments to heart. We are glad you enjoy the location and its proximity to recreationary areas. We are a season driven hotel and as such the rate will go up in the summer due to increased demand. Regarding the breakfast ......what we... More

Adelaide
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bit of an odd place; it can't decide if it's a hotel or a motel! Let me start first with the positives: Friendly check in staff, and otherwise also helpful when I needed assistance with anything. Nice room, comfy bed & pillows, and a decent TV. A scenic location with very nice walking / cycling tracks right outside, and the... More

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Jeffery D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area, responded to this review

Dear Borat_123, Thank you for taking the time tp post your review of your stay at the Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley. I am glad to read that you did enjoy most of the hotel. I just want to take a moment to address some of the food and beverage concerns.The complimentary breakfast provided is a Brand Standard for Holiday... More

Utah
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65 reviews 65 reviews
8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the 3 days I stayed at this hotel I stayed in 2 rooms. The first room was on the 2nd floor and facing the pool. It was a little slice of paradise to me with the adult trees and beautiful landscaping. This property has been here for a while, but I believe has only recently become a Holiday Inn... More

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Jeffery D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your very detailed review of the Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley. We are glad your enjoyed the location and the view from your room. Thank you again for your business and we do hope to see you again soon! More

newnan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The location and views are extraordinary! Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco are about a 15 minute drive south but the hotel is quiet and tranquil, with a full view of Mt. Tamalpais, and surrounded by pristine salt marshes teeming with aquatic wildlife--we saw many water birds as well as manta rays so close we could almost touch them as... More

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Jeffery D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area, responded to this review

Dear ggirlNewnan, Thank you for taking the time to post your experience on trip advisor. We are glad to read that you enjoyed the hotel, location and all of the complimentary amenities. We are so happy that you enjoyed yourself!!! Thank you for your feedback and we do hope to see you again soon! More

Los Angeles, California
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422 reviews 422 reviews
299 hotel reviews
355 helpful votes 355 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Tranquil location in the marshes, but noisy. We went to SF for half a day tour in our own car. Had lunch in China Town and spent the afternoon in Muir Woods and beach. It turned out to be very convenient. You do need a car to stay here. They have bicycles to use around the lovely marshes. Reception-Nagging about... More

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Jeffery D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area, responded to this review

Dear Starviagera, Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay here at the Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley. We do take all guest comments to heart. I apologise for how you were treated as clearly we could have handled it better and will review your comments with the team. For the record your welcome points are only rewarded if... More

nevada county, ca
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It was pouring rain when we went so the pool was closed and the complimentary bikes were not available. The hotel is centrally located in Marin County and made the trip to and from San Francisco very easy. We were on the upper floor looking out over the estuary which made for a nice view. We were able to get... More

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Jeffery D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting your recent hotel experience at the Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley. I am sorry that the weather made some of our hotel amenities unavailable. We should be finished with the rain for the remainder of 2014 until November. Thank you again for your business and we do hope to see you again soon! More

San Diego, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

First off, this is a very clean and newly renovated modern hotel. You can check out bicycles to ride around the nice paths nearby, or roast smores at night by the outdoor fire. There is a restaurant on premise as well as a couple great options within walking distance. The staff were all friendly, and there was hot coffee, and... More

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Jeffery D, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of the Holiday Inn Express in Mill Valley on Trip advisor. We do take all guest comments to heart. We are glad to read that you enjoyed all the amenities the hotel has to offer and its proximity to San Francisco. Thank you again for your feedback and we do hope to see you... More

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Address: 160 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941 (Formerly Tam Woods Hotel)
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Location: United States > California > Marin County > Mill Valley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area 3*
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Sausalito
Holiday Inn Mill Valley
Mill Valley Holiday Inn

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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What will you do today in Mill Valley? Each day is a new adventure at Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley, located in scenic Marin County. Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area sits against a breathtaking backdrop near the base of Mount Tamalpais, overlooking peaceful wetlands and bike paths. Natural beauty shines in our Mill Valley hotel, which grants access to some of Northern California’s most visited attractions including the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco, and the renowned Napa Valley wine country. After an adventurous day exploring the bustling city of San Francisco or the beautiful outdoors of Marin County, relax by the outdoor pool under a private cabana. Borrow a bike from our Bike Center and pedal along the nearby bike paths or roast marshmallows around our outdoor fire pit. Or stay in with the family and watch a DVD from our movie library in one of our newly redesigned guestrooms. Featuring modern, convenient and thoughtful services and amenities designed to keep you comfortable, well rested and entertained, Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area provides the ideal home base for those looking to experience the vast playground that is the San Francisco Bay Area. ... more   less 
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