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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Sacramento, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Date of stay: Sunday, August 10, 2014. I attended a conference at the hotel on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and decided on Saturday to add the optional Monday workshop. I stayed with a friend the first two nights but decided to stay here the third night. Since I did not book my room ahead of time, the hotel would not... More

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Eureka, cA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a great place for a recent weekend business/pleasure trip. The setting is beautiful with the water views and walking trails. We had a pet friendly room which had a little walkout patio. Rooms are smallish but renovated and efficient. Last minute summer rates can be pricey so plan well. Nice large wind protected patio and other facilities as... More

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Charlottesville, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here in July 2014 and it was perfect for our needs. We wanted to see Muir Woods and the coast before heading into downtown San Francisco for a few days. This hotel was perfectly situated -- we drove up to Muir Woods, Muir Beach, and Stinson Beach. We borrowed the hotel's bikes and rode down to Sausalito, too.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

More affordable than most places & so convenient to the Golden Gate park & much more. The staff was friendly & the free breakfast offered more options than some places we've stayed. They offered us "smores kits" that we enjoyed having on their patio. We would stay there again.

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Neunkirchen-Seelscheid, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very close to Sausalito and much less expensive then there; hint: you can rent bikes and then go to Sausalito to dining > it made fun and better then go again by car pool: very welcome after hot day breakfast: OK, not more

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

Dear Wolpe24, Thank you for posting your comments about your recent hotel stay at the Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley. We are glad to read that you enjoyed the complimentary bikes, heated outdoor pool and spa and proximity to Sausalito. I am sorry the breakfast was not to your liking. The breakfast we serve is a standard at all Holiday... More

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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not so fancy but it is a relaxing place. The view is wonderful as well as the location. The rooms are decent for the price. The customer service was not so great. The young lady was definitely not happy to be working there. They do not have elevators which is a bit of a problem for elders. The... More

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Grass Valley, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel location has easy access to freeways and is close to so much. The hotel is old, but clean and staff is friendly. Nice warm pool and have bikes you can borrow, nice trails around the bay! only minutes away from the city, but you don't have all the people

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

Dear Patty T, Thank you for positing tour Holiday Inn Express Hotel survey on Trip Advisor. We do take all guest comments to heart. We are happy you enjoyed the staff and all of the hotel amenities. We are located in a great area with lots of outdoor things to do. We are glad you took advantage of it. Thank... More

Monterey Peninsula, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The price was right. Ideal location. Easy in & out of The City. Wonderful service. Completmentary free breakfast & Smores around the evening fire.All around excellent for family stay. Thank you Mill Valley Holiday Inn Express...you made an "end of summer hurrah" with my grandkids special!

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

Dear Good4Granny, Thank you for taking the time our of your day to post your recent hotel experience at the Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley. We are glad your enjoyed all of the amenities the hotel has to offer. We aill be sure to share your comments with the rest of the team. Thank you again for your business and... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group on 21 travelling on Harleys for 3 weeks, some hotels were prepared and dealt with us very well, others, like HIE mill Valley were disappointing. Expensive, average service and rooms that smelt of smoke. Not particularly impressed.

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

Dear donmalcom, Thank you for taking the time to post your hotel experience from the Holiday Inn Express on trip advisor. I am sorry you encountered a smoke smell in your room. We are a 100% non smoking hotel but as you can imagine it can be difficult to police. We should have caught it before you checked in and... More

Fernandina Beach, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here because we couldn't get a hotel in downtown San Fran for a second night, so we opted for a few miles away. OMG this place is just awesome and THE Best hotel on our 12 day vacation throughout California and Vegas. just over the San Francisco bridge, the hotel is situated in a beautiful grassy marsh area... More

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

Dear Dusty, Thank you for the kind words. We work hard every day to make every guest experience at the hotel memorable. We are glad you enjoyed all the amenities the hotel has to offer and its proximity to San Francisco, only 9 miles away. Thank you again for your comments and we do hope to see you again soon! 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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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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