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Marin Lodge

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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is an exceptionally run property. Nice work space with decent wifi. Very clean with modern decor. Comfortable bed with nice linens. Microwave and mini fridge. Every was perfect. Not much more to say.

3Thank InNeedOfUserName
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Stop searching , book it, great clean hotel, staff were great and you get Peet's coffee, woo hoo!!!!!, very clean, best in Marin , reasonably affordable for Marin hotel prices, close to downtown and freeways

3Thank Pravin A
Austin, Texas
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Rooms and bathrooms have been updated. Bathrooms were nicely done and recently updated. The lady at the front desk was very helpful and steered us to a good restaurant. Microwave, small fridge each room, Flat screen TV. Wall unit and nice ceiling fan over the bed. Clean and comfortable. Bed slightly hard for my taste, but my back may thank...

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Second hotel on our round California trip. Provide everything you need including some takeaway breakfast in reception. Fridge in the room. Quiet location nice and tranquil. Owners are lovely and helped us out as I'd booked for wrong day sorted us out no problem. Great location for San Francisco as long as you have a car. It's about 10-15 mins...

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Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Dog friendly hotel. It was a pleasant one night stay. The Filipino staff were very friendly. We checked in very late last night and they were courteous to check in with us what time we will get there. The room was very clean and the bed was comfortable. It is only a 30 minute drive to San Francisco.

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Meise, Belgium
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Once again we ended up here late in the day and didn't know where to stay. Thanks to a very friendly lady we arrived here at Marin Lodge. Our only regret is we couldn't stay longer. The room was very nice and comfortable, the couple who run the place very friendly and helpful. It was nice and clean and breakfast...

Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We stayed at the Marin Lodge for two nights during our cross country road trip. I booked this hotel for its proximity to San Francisco, affordable pricing, and cleanliness (based on the traveler photos). This place did not disappoint! San Rafael is about a 20 minute drive from San Francisco. Tucked away in the middle of a suburban street is...

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Kapaa, Hawaii
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed on a Thursday night for $99. Rooms recently remodeled. Very spacious and tastefully decorated. Excellent bed and both office and in room amenities. Check-in was quick and staff were friendly and helpful. I am in San Rafael every other month on business and have stayed in several motels and hotels. This is the best value in Marin by far.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place is a cheap (ish) alternative to staying in San Francisco which can be reached via a variety of ways - car, bus or ferry. We went to SFO on the ferry from Larkspur which is a 10 minutes drive from the Marin and a great 30 minute ferry ride from SFO. The lodge provides free drinks and pastries...

Freienbach / Switzerland
Reviewed 12 November 2016

we stayed one night. Enjoyed the very spacious room, the super comfortable beds, the first class service from the fantastic staff and the great tranquility. An amazing stay. The check in was quick and very welcoming. We were even suggested to get free soft drinks (or water) of our choice. The check out early morning was again a great experience...

Thank ErickW

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Marin Lodge

Address: 1735 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-1218
Region: United States > California > Marin County > San Rafael
Price Range: $155 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Marin Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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Colonial Hotel San Rafael
Colonial Motel San Rafael
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“All floors are on the ground floor with easy access (I think)”
 of 5 bubbles PROBERTSON2014, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles dianek159, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Didn't use ac.... opened windows.”
 of 5 bubbles Nineteen59, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Only 10 guest rooms. Easy to full house. Suggest you book it fast... no regret.”
  • With refrigerator & microwave.
  • Very clean.
  • 2 queen size beds in Room #102
 of 5 bubbles MadamZoro, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“rooms toward either end are closer to outdoor furniture”
 of 5 bubbles jessied21, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
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