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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 20 August 2012

A 1950's remodeled 7 room motel. A great bargain at the coast of California. It's on Tamales Bay and has a great view from the motel. Small rooms at the lodge building but if you get one with a deck you'll love sitting out at all times of the day and watching the birds and the bay. They don't serve...

1Thank marjack3
Staad, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 August 2012

We came to California for 3 weeks in July, and stayed in 8 different places, and Motel Inverness was our favorite. This is a gorgeous getaway to reconnect with nature, and have your breath taken away, day after day. Shannon and Lynn helped us with everything from which trails to hike, to which restaurant to go to, and then made...

2Thank cwild
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2012

This motel is in a fantastic location overlooking the lagoon, with a boardwalk across the marsh, a pleasant outside seating area and lots of bird feeders. Wildlife abounds - California Quail, Anna's Hummingbirds, Grey Fox, woodpeckers etc. The rooms are well turned out including the shared lounge area and there's lots of information about local wildlife. The manager is friendly...

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Hays, Kansas
Reviewed 30 July 2012

A lovely spot; great manager - knowledgeable and helpful; great porch and common room; delightful to spend time outside and watch quail and hummers. Give it a try ! The proximity to Point Reyes Station allows access to a couple of nice restaurants.

1Thank GregAndree
New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 July 2012

My husband and I agreed after our recent vacation driving up the coast of California that Point Reyes was the place we would most like to return to; however, we also agreed that we would not be returning to the Motel Inverness. There are real positives to this motel, as other reviewers have mentioned: the lodge is great and the...

4Thank travelgirl108
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 9 July 2012

We had an absolutely wonderful experience here. Shannon was so helpful. Rooms were awesomely clean! I will definitely come back when I get the chance.

Thank Kim R
Waianae, HI
Reviewed 16 May 2012

It was very peaceful and relaxing to be either in the common area with the big fireplace, eating our al fresco dinner, or on the deck, watching birds and enjoying the sun and the view. This is a lovely little place, and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Not much to do w/out a car, but this is in...

1Thank jabaang
Poughkeepsie, NY
Reviewed 12 May 2012

Our choice to stay at Motel Inverness was the best of our trip. We were greeted by Shannon, who could not have been more friendly or accommodating. Since the hotel was not fully booked, she offered to upgrade us to the Great Egret Suite if we wished. Having booked the California Quail room, she allowed us to go see both...

1Thank robinshoods
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Ask for a room with a view à 120$. Great place with very limited service, but excellent clean rooms with all comfort. 1 remark: it takesloooonnng for warm water to show up in the shower. What a pitty (in a nature park) to have to waste so much cold water. Nice living room with binoculars, books, a blackboard with recent...

4Thank Peter V
San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 5 April 2012

We stayed at Motel Inverness for one night in early April, and it was an excellent experience. Though it's on the main road, Sir Francis Drake Blvd., it seemed quiet in the sleeping and back areas. Shannon, the General Manager, was terrifically helpful. It's not a B&B, but the "suites" have kitchens of one size or another. Our Heart's Desire...

3Thank ArnieDonna

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly located on Tomales Bay in Point Reyes National Seashore. The natural setting is peaceful and relaxing. Each of our rooms is unique and has it's own personality. The main Lodge is available for our guests 24 hours a day. The lodge is anchored by a Yosemite stone fireplace, pool table, 48" TV, and Kitchenette which make this the perfect place to gather and enjoy the view. The adjoining deck is directly on the bay overlooking the rolling hills and a great place for bird watching. Nature awaits at this Boutique Motel in Inverness, CA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Inverness

Address: 12718 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Inverness, CA 94937-9716
Region: United States > California > Marin County > Inverness
Price Range: $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
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Hotel Inverness
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“Want a kitchen?”
  • Nice lamp & desk in room #5. Good wifi.
  • Window above room #5 - good lighting
  • Coffee stand & tv in corner of room #5
  • View of bay from porch of room #5
  • Nice seat & lamp in room #5
  • Toilet in room #5 with view from window of bay.
  • Door from the bathroom to the room. Plenty of rack space in bathroom of room #5
  • Sink & wall dispensers for lotion & soap. There is a heat lamp above as well. This is in the bat
 of 5 bubbles MihirMeghani, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Room With a View was relatively quiet with little noise from neighboring rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles tigerseye, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Heart's Desire Suite - If you want a bigger space with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles tlb91, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We loved our room although it was the most expensive they offered: perfect for us!”
 of 5 bubbles Tahosa, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with outside deck if available.”
 of 5 bubbles GaryTours, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
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