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Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma

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los gatos
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has to be one of the oldest, nastiest Courtyards that I've stayed at in 10+years. The rooms stink. OMG the first one had such a strong chemical odor that we had to move. This one smells like pee. Dirty carpets EVERYWHERE - in the halls, in the rooms - GROSS. Nice women at the front desk but maybe that's... More 

1 Thank annette f
Tim H, Manager at Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma, responded to this review

Dear Annette, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Courtyard Novato with us. I am very sorry our décor was not what you had anticipated. We strive to maintain the highest standards, not only in service, but also with regards to maintaining the overall look and feel of the hotel. Unfortunately, this sometimes requires... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rate was 240/night for a WEDNESDAY night. The rooms were average. No free breakfast. And refrigerator was TINY. Dont understand why hotels in Marin have to be so costly. Such a ripoff. I seriously have stayed at similar hotels for an average cost of 80 bucks. Thats what I would price this for.

1 Thank Dallas G
David B, Manager at Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma, responded to this review

Hello Dallas G, Thanks for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. All of Marriott properties are priced based on location and what similar hotels in the area are offering. We are located in Marin County which is the same as San Francisco so the prices are going to be higher than other locations. We do not... More 

San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Comfortable, standard Marriott, VERY nice people working there. We felt at home. Pool was fenced in which was great for safety but kind of a pain for socializing... awesome firepit though made up for that.

1 Thank Thomas H
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Typical Courtyard in Novato. Only complaint would be the room configuration which had the bed facing the window and the tv on the stand to the right of the bed. I think it might be unique to the room since it is on the end (243) and seems smaller than others I passed in the hallway. Nonetheless, I will give... More 

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Fairhope, Alabama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I was there for 10 days, the service was great everybody was friendly. The ladies that worked at the cafe were very friendly and the service was fast. This Marriott dose participate in the go green program that gives you points if you choose to not have your room serviced. This is a great way to get extra points. The... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Room and bathroom had a damp smell to it. My room did not have any sort of central HVAC system, so there was a heater/ air conditioner in the corner. This was extremely loud and was constantly shutting on and off despite how I tried to adjust the thermostat. Linens, towel, and bathroom did seem clean. I could hear my... More 

1 Thank Passionfruit23
David B, Manager at Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at the Novato Courtyard. Thank you for taking the time to review our property. All of our rooms here at Marriott have the HVAC units for heating and Cooling of our rooms. I am sorry for your room having a smell in it. The only way we can improve our property is to listen to what our... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

I was travelling to Novato on business so I needed a hotel close to that area and this Courtyard is 5 min away from where I needed to be. Friendly staff, clean rooms and convenient location. I'm planning to go back really soon!

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Chicago, Illinois
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232 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Stayed one night on business. Took the shuttle from SFO directly to the hotel. Very convenient! The hotel was a typical Courtyard - which is comforting, actually, because you know what to expect. This place was conveniently located next to a shopping mall with restaurants and a grocery store. The front desk staff was SOOO nice and accommodating. I will... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

The Courtyard is close to the highway with several dining options in the area. Its just a short drive into San Francisco or to wine country. We stayed here at the end of the day leaving San Fran and heading back to Napa. The hotel itself was great. The room was clean and up to date. The bar area was... More 

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Twin Mountain, New Hampshire
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Really enjoyed our recent trip to Navato, CA and our stay at the Marriott. We were walk-in customers as our original reservation at another property did not pan out. Our reception was handled professionally and efficiently and we were given a very nice king room on the 4th floor. The room was clean, spacious and had a huge bathroom area.... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gateway to the Wine Country, Sonoma Raceway, and business communities of Novato and San Rafael, our hotel is designed to serve both leisure and business guests. To remain productive during your stay, take advantage of our innovative lounge, which includes private media booths, community tables, an interactive GoBoard, and 24-hour Starbucks coffee. Our plush mattresses with downy bedding, ergonomic desk chairs, indoor spa, fitness center, and heated pool provide the essential level of comfort and convenience you deserve during your stay. And if that's not enough, you can multiply your options with the convenience of the MarinAirporter and local shopping and dining alternatives within walking distance! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma

Address: 1400 N Hamilton Pkwy, Novato, CA 94949-6278
Location: United States > California > Marin County > Novato
Price Range: $207 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma 3*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
Courtyard By Marriott Novato Marin/Sonoma Hotel Novato
Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma CA - Marin County
Novato Marriott
Novato Courtyard
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