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Stunning SAN Fran Bay/ MT TAM Views, Sleeps 6, LRG Apt. w Pool, Quiet & Clean!!
The price is CA $220 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
1.36 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (16 reviews)
Comfortable home with beautiful views!

"We had a lovely stay at Jennifer’s place. The space was clean and comfortable, self check in was a breeze, and the views of Mt Tam and San Rafael were gorgeous from the large patio. Jennifer was very responsive and a great host."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 21, 2020

Stunning SAN Fran Bay/ MT TAM Views, Sleeps 6, LRG Apt. w Pool, Quiet & Clean!!
Beautiful, Secluded Bay View Cottage in the Trees
The price is CA $149 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
4.3 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (91 reviews)
Thanksgiving getaway

"We stayed here for two nights as a way to do a local trip for Thanksgiving, and it was great! The house is so cute and was very clean and comfortable. The views are wonderful. The surroundings are also really nice - it's a short walk to the water where there are more extensive paths. Highly ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 27, 2020

Beautiful, Secluded Bay View Cottage in the Trees
15 Min to Golden Gate Bridge/hot Tub/sauna/jacuzzi/pets/electric Fireplace
The price is CA $130 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
4.67 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (51 reviews)
Weekend solo retreat

"Overall great neighborhood, kiddie corner away from safeway grocery store. The property is part of a home but has private entrance; it felt very private and secluded, surrounded by trees . The hot tub and sauna was an added bonus. There is a full kitchen with pots, pans and utensils. The bathroom ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 24, 2020

15 Min to Golden Gate Bridge/hot Tub/sauna/jacuzzi/pets/electric Fireplace
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Cozy one Bedroom Apartment in a Unique, Quiet Neighborhood Near the bay
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4.45 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (45 reviews)
Cute place!

"I was a little worried because this is under the owners residence but it couldn’t have been better! The owners went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. Would definitely rent again!"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 12, 2020

Cozy one Bedroom Apartment in a Unique, Quiet Neighborhood Near the bay
Views! Elegant Suite on 1 Acre Near State Park
27 Sunny Oaks Dr, San Rafael, CA
The price is CA $149 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.49 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (43 reviews)
Just What We Needed

"Great property in a great location."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 28, 2020

Views! Elegant Suite on 1 Acre Near State Park
Views! Luxury Retreat Suite on 1 Acre Near State Park
The price is CA $162 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.49 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (43 reviews)
Quick weekend getaway

"Communication with the owner was quick and easy. Room was just as pictured. The view during the day and night was great! We would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 15, 2020

Views! Luxury Retreat Suite on 1 Acre Near State Park
Mid Century Modern Eichler. Private Garden & Views
The price is CA $121 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
5.61 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Great spot!

"Great location, very clean, comfortable and well kept unit with awesome funky furnishings. Private and quiet for great sleep as well! I loved my stay and hope to return."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 31, 2020

Mid Century Modern Eichler. Private Garden & Views
Views, Penthouse Suite on 1 Acre Near State Park
27 Sunny Oaks Dr, San Rafael, CA
The price is CA $230 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
4.49 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (69 reviews)
Nice plac

"Good experiencee"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 9, 2019

Views, Penthouse Suite on 1 Acre Near State Park
Resort Living in Marin !!! Golf , Tennis , Swimming!
Quiet House Located Close to San Francisco, Napa, and Sonoma Wine Country
Views, Serenity & Luxury on 1 Acre Near State Park
The price is CA $230 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.49 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)
Great location to gym at JCC which is one mile away. San Rafael Downtown is only 10 minutes away.

"Fantastic property. Has everything you need and views are great. Super quiet . Actually met Steve and just a great person"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 30, 2019

Views, Serenity & Luxury on 1 Acre Near State Park
Views! Tuscan Villa on 1 Acre Near State Park
29 Sunny Oaks Drive, San Rafael, CA
The price is CA $169 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.5 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)
Hello Christmas Vacation

"Location was great. Close to ferry you can take downtown, close to Sonoma and Napa. Quiet, quiet, quiet. We were hoping to stay somewhere away from the hustle and bustle, but still be able to take in the sights. Great, attentive owners. Never have I had the owner meet us upon arrival. Steve and Zoe ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 25, 2019

Views! Tuscan Villa on 1 Acre Near State Park
Marin Edwardian Mansion w/ San Francisco Bay Views
The price is CA $143 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
2.52 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
An Amazing view

"Very unique place."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 16, 2020

Marin Edwardian Mansion w/ San Francisco Bay Views
Super Clean Getaway
12 Lenglen Ave, San Rafael, CA
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4.56 km from city centre
Super Clean Getaway
Very Large Room With Parking in a House Built in 1920
Simply Marvelous 2 Bedroom With Kitchenette, Grilling Patio and Grand Balcony
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1.37 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Film festival weekend

"My son had a film premiering in the local festival and we stayed in Olga’s place. The location was perfect we were able to walk to town and back."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 8, 2019

Simply Marvelous 2 Bedroom With Kitchenette, Grilling Patio and Grand Balcony
Total Privacy & Full Kitchen in Mid Century In-law
765 Beechnut Court, San Rafael, CA
The price is CA $149 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
5.64 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
5+ Star Experience

"Zoe and Steve made the experience wonderful. Excellent communication, accommodations, and recommendations. Everything you would want from a host. The space was super clean with all the amenities to make it as comfortable as possible. Have stayed here before and would stay here again 10/10."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 1, 2020

Total Privacy & Full Kitchen in Mid Century In-law
Gorgeous 3 BR, 2 BA Home , San Rafael-perfect Location Btwn Wine Country & City!
San Rafael Oasis - Perfect for a Family!
41 Windstone Dr, San Rafael, CA
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7.1 km from city centre
San Rafael Oasis - Perfect for a Family!
Very Comfy King bed With Parking in a House Built in 1920
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0.24 km from city centre
2/5 (1 review)
Property owner must not care what kind of review they get

"I have mixed feelings about this stay. I was happy that there was a bathtub and a place to plug in my all-electric car. I was unhappy with the fact that there were dirty dishes in the sink my entire 3 night stay. The host lives onsite and did nothing to remedy that. There were no dishes to use in ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 30, 2020

Very Comfy King bed With Parking in a House Built in 1920
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San Rafael Hotel Guide

There's a broad range of accommodations for vacationers hoping to book a comfortable hotel in or near San Rafael. Expedia's comprehensive database features 20 places to base yourself within a 0.1-kilometre (0.06-mile) distance of San Rafael's central area.

Wanting a place to stay within strolling distance of central San Rafael? Courtyard San Francisco Larkspur Landing/Marin County and North Bay Inn should suit your needs.

San Rafael offers just a handful of economical hotels. You will find the North Bay Inn situated 2 kilometres (1 mile) from the downtown area.

20 kilometres (13 miles) away from the center of San Rafael, is the Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square. The The St. Regis San Francisco is 25 kilometres (15 miles) away. Alternative places to rest your head are the Loews Regency San Francisco and the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco.

Looking for things to do? Spend the day exploring Pacheco Ranch Winery and Novato History Museum, in Novato, 15 kilometres (10 miles) to the north of San Rafael. If you'd like to stay in Novato, be sure to check out the Inn Marin and Americas Best Value Inn. Or, you could consider staying in Mill Valley, 8 kilometres (5 miles) to the south of San Rafael, where you'll find the Mill Valley Inn and Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area. The Muir Woods National Monument and Mount Tamalpais State Park are a couple of the popular sites to see while in Mill Valley.

Just because you're far from home, doesn't mean you can't indulge in your love of sporting events. You'll find SAP Center at San Jose 90 kilometres (56 miles) to the southeast of San Rafael. Sports fans wanting to find a room or apartment close to the action can make a choice from the Hotel De Anza or the The Fairmont San Jose.

Located 40 kilometres (25 miles) from San Rafael is Oakland International Airport. Stay nearby at Holiday Inn Oakland Airport or Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Oakland-Airport.

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in San Rafael?
Marin Lodge is a favorite with Expedia customers. This hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Traveler reviews also recommend Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael Marin County and Embassy Suites by Hilton San Rafael Marin County as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in San Rafael, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review top deals in San Rafael.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in San Rafael?
Based on reviews, Travelodge by Wyndham San Rafael is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Villa Inn and Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael Marin County.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to San Rafael?
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Rafael Marin County is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Marin Lodge and Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael Marin County. Attractions in the area like Pier 39 and Exploratorium are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation in San Rafael?
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Rafael Marin County is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and an indoor pool. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael Marin County and North Bay Inn.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in San Rafael?
Extended Stay America San Rafael - Francisco Boulevard East is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an indoor pool and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Villa Inn is another option for a stay with your pet.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in San Rafael?
Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael Marin County is a top 3.5-star hotel for a beach vacation, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices for your beach trip include Extended Stay America San Rafael - Francisco Boulevard East and Travelodge by Wyndham San Rafael. To enjoy some time by the water, head to McNears Beach Country Park or Baker Beach.
What's the best boutique hotel in San Rafael?
North Bay Inn is a favorite property with our travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, and features 20 guestrooms, free parking, and free WiFi.
What are some accommodations with pools in San Rafael?
Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael Marin County is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Embassy Suites by Hilton San Rafael Marin County and Extended Stay America San Rafael - Francisco Boulevard East.

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