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North Bay San Rafael

855 Francisco Blvd E, San Rafael, CA 94901-4726
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#6 of 8 hotels in San Rafael

Looking for a place to stay in San Rafael? Then look no further than North Bay San Rafael, a budget friendly hotel that brings the best of San Rafael to your doorstep.

North Bay San Rafael is a budget friendly hotel offering a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and air conditioning in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests.

The hotel features a 24 hour front desk. Plus, guests can enjoy free breakfast, which has made this a popular choice among travelers visiting San Rafael. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Marin Bocce Federation (1.3 mi) and San Rafael Pacifics Baseball - Albert Park (1.3 mi), guests of North Bay San Rafael Hotel can easily experience some of San Rafael's most well known attractions.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out La Vier Homestyle Cuisine, which is a seafood restaurant that is popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

During your visit, be sure to check out WildCare (1.1 mi), which is a popular attraction within walking distance of the hotel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at North Bay San Rafael as you experience everything San Rafael has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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38Car recommended
Grade: 38 out of 100
40Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
0Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
855 Francisco Blvd E, San Rafael, CA 94901-4726
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Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport23 miSee all flights
San Francisco Intl Airport25 miSee all flights
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Hasse J wrote a review Sep 2019
Copenhagen, Denmark32 contributions4 helpful votes
The room was spacious and clean with microwave and fridge. Wifi satisfactory. It has been a long time since we have been served as sour and swollen as the woman who received us at this place. It was both on arrival and in the morning the next day. It is not good in a service business Although the room was clean it was not the same with the air conditioning system. When lit, it emitted a musty smell in the room. When I lifted the filters up, they turned out to smell musty. Cranky noise from the freeway right next door. Earplugs were needed. The brightness of the breakfast was the coffee. A little bread wrapped in cellophane and a fruit and nut bar.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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jeff h wrote a review Mar 2019
Salem, Oregon775 contributions63 helpful votes
Nothing fancy here but very clean and close to 101. The bed was nice. Breakfast was cereals and danishes. We particularly enjoyed the unique coffee machine although there is a coffee shop right next door.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Malcolm R wrote a review May 2018
Palmerston North, New Zealand113 contributions22 helpful votes
One does not always want a downtown hotel. We arrived at SFO early to mid-afternoon. We picked up a rental car and were travelling north to the wine country but did not need to get as far north as Sonoma or Napa. Yet we did not want a downtown San Fran hotel (did that last year). We wanted a motel with free parking, wifi, clean and easily accessible without a long and complicated drive from SFO. We enjoyed the north side of the bridge on the way. We did not need a large TV, spa or pool for we would be tired. This filled the bill. Clean, comfortable, not overly large but we were not going to open every suitcase. Traffic noise level was lower than we expected Celia's restaurant nearby (walking) was a bonus. We did not need fancy food. Celia's filled the bill. Easy to move on the next day to the wine country.
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Date of stay: April 2018
loubob155 wrote a review Feb 2018
Trinidad, California4 contributions
All new bathroom and new paint and decorations on room walls. One of the cleanest places I've stayed in this price range. Very convenient location for two freeways. Highway noise was not overwhelming and I had the room closest to it. I actually thought the breakfast was a step above most cold breakfasts.
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Date of stay: February 2018
Trip type: Traveled on business
Ira L wrote a review Nov 2017
Los Angeles, California329 contributions20 helpful votes
Worst experience ever! Beware of the nasty manager Anita, who rather than apologize for a broken handle that came off in the and almost fell on my toe, and took no responsibility for the refrigerator being set so cold it ruined our food, among several other issues, this mean woman instead criticized us for being too picky! They may be a few dollars cheaper here but watch out for poor quality and bad service. We’ll gladly pay a few dollars more not to be yelled at instead of apologized to!
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Date of stay: November 2017Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$111 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about North Bay San Rafael
What are some of the property amenities at North Bay San Rafael?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at North Bay San Rafael?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at North Bay San Rafael?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at North Bay San Rafael?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to North Bay San Rafael?
Conveniently located restaurants include Terrapin Crossroads, Pho Viet, and Pier 15.
Are there any historical sites close to North Bay San Rafael?
Many travelers enjoy visiting American Legion Log Cabin (3.5 miles), Robson-Harrington House (3.4 miles), and First American Flag Raising in San Francisco (4.2 miles).
Is North Bay San Rafael accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.