We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Motel Inverness

Certificate of Excellence
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Inverness
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
Show Prices
View Map
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

155 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Motel Inverness
See the most recent reviews
Showing 148: English reviews
Greenwood Village, Colorado
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Rooms are small; but you are able to use the Lodge Great Room at any time of day, where you can sit by the fire or watch the birds out the window facing the bay. There is a catwalk where you can walk over the marsh and enjoy the wildlife for hours. Great views throughout the motel. Rooms have a...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Andrew D
Clayton, North Carolina
Reviewed 13 October 2012

My wife and I spent two nights here while we explored Point Reyes. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable about the area. The back deck has a beautiful view. My wife and I enjoyed the large common room where we played pool and cards at night. One of the other guests built a fire that we all enjoyed. We...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank dladrie
wailuku, maui
Reviewed 27 September 2012

This is a motel, not a b&b, or a boutique hotel or whatever. This is small motel right on the Inverness Marsh (Tomales Bay). Most rooms are standard motel rooms opening onto the parking lot. The view from these rooms is through the bathroom window.Some rooms have been converted to "view rooms" by adding a window, door, deck on the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank wemWailuku_Maui
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...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank marjack3
Staad, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 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...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank cwild
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 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...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank PlymouthPete19
Hays, Kansas
Reviewed 31 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.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank GregAndree
New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 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...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank travelgirl108
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States
Reviewed 10 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.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kim R
Waianae, HI
Reviewed 17 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...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank jabaang

134 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (110)
Viewed
View from Room (9)
Viewed
Bathroom (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (19)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (32)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (36)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (24)
Viewed
Room/Suite (6)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (8)
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Inverness
7.0 km away
The Lodge at Point Reyes
18.5 km away
The Continental Inn
The Continental Inn
#1 of 1 in Tomales
83 reviews
30.6 km away
Bodega Bay Lodge
Bodega Bay Lodge
#1 of 5 in Bodega Bay
1,206 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
32.2 km away
Inn at the Tides
Inn at the Tides
#3 of 5 in Bodega Bay
485 reviews
36.1 km away
Acqua Hotel Mill Valley
Acqua Hotel Mill Valley
#1 of 5 in Mill Valley
536 reviews
26.6 km away
Valley Ford Hotel
Valley Ford Hotel
#1 of 1 in Valley Ford
109 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Motel Inverness Hotel Inverness
Hotel Inverness
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Motel Inverness staff and other travellers.
8 questions
Ask a question
Fremont, California
Oxford, New Jersey
Dublin, California
over a year ago

See all questions (8)

Questions? Get answers from Motel Inverness staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“I would go for a room with a patio outside your room.”
IslandSunSeekers, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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
MihirMeghani, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Room With a View was relatively quiet with little noise from neighboring rooms.”
tigerseye, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Heart's Desire Suite - If you want a bigger space with a view.”
tlb91, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We loved our room although it was the most expensive they offered: perfect for us!”
Tahosa, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
5 of 5