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Crescent City, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a clean, quiet room with very friendly staff. We were just passing through but it is a great location for visits into San Francisco. We were leaving to early in the morning to check out the Bistro but we would return to this hotel for another stay.

Thank Debbie S
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Courtyard's can occasionally be a roll of the dice - the older properties are a bit battle weary or the updates have made a real difference. This one is a solid example of well maintained rooms & an upgraded lobby area. Great staff. Upper levels have small balconies for some fresh air. Easy access to 101 - a large Safeway...

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North Hills
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were doing some training in the area and once again we stayed at the Courtyard Novato. My five-day stay was very good. My fourth-floor room was quiet, clean and convenient. Housekeeping did a very nice job. Of particular note, Linda Bordessa (Guest Services) was extremely helpful.

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Cranberry Twp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location is a great central location for those looking to take in the sights of San Francisco, Sonoma/Napa wine country, the Marin Headleads, and more. This property is in line with Courtyard's brand. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Request a room away from the elevator unless you don't mind the noise. Service in the cafe...

Thank Lauren H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

3 stars: My daughter and I stood here for a few days. It's not so far from San Francisco (30-40 minute drive depending on traffic), 30 minutes from the outlet stores in Petaluma, CA. The hotel offers reasonably price breakfast, lunch and dinner. I spent about $20 for us for each meal. There's a supermarket, Starbucks, McDonald's and gas station...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is a great location if you are flying into the Bay Area to check out northern California colleges or attractions. It is north of San Francisco, outside the hustle and bustle of the city, and easy to get to. Free and ample parking. Standard motel-like room which should really be a Fairfield Inn rather than a Courtyard, and very...

Thank DrSteve818
David B, Manager at Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma, responded to this review

Hello DrSteve818, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Thanks for the positive comments on our location and amenities. I would like to apologize for your displeasing experience while staying at our property. Later this year we are updating our property. I hope if your travels bring you back to our area you will give our hotel...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice property. Comfortable bed and pillows. Good shower. In room coffee not good. No free breakfast but McDonald's in their lot and several restaurants in plaza behind them and a grocery store and gas station. 20 minutes to Golden Gate Bridge. Nice area. Would stay again

Thank robhryck
Branscomb, California
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I stay at this Courtyard Novato on business on regular basis. I thought I would like to review this Courtyard because every time I visit, they treat me so good! It is easy to write a bad review when something goes wrong. This place deserves a good review from me today because nothing ever goes wrong when I stay here....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The lobby has been redecorated, but the rooms are dated although the are clean. We did experience quite a bit of noise through the ceiling which was hard to take. The hallways need new carpet and paint, and the elevators are showing wear. At check in I was offered a tiny bottle of water for 2 people, which was sad....

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David B, Manager at Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma, responded to this review

Hello UpperWS, Thanks for talking the time to write a review about our hotel. We are sorry to hear that you were not wholly satisfied with your room amenities. Marriott has prided itself on leading the lodging industry in service and accommodations for over 80 years. We realize, however, that certain elements within our business can be perfected, so we...

Reviewed 7 November 2016

Hotel services were just what one might expect at a Marriott, fast and efficient. Our room was a standard upgrade and though the AC was quiet, there is an employee access and trash service area on the north side that was noisy from about 7am. On the eastside of the hotel a light rail train toots on by during the...

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David B, Manager at Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma, responded to this review

Hello EAA-AV8R, Thanks for taking the time to write a review of our property. I’m sorry for the noise you experienced while staying at our property. The traffic into the city in the morning is very heavy. The train you spoke about is going to be the new transit line from Santa Rosa to Larkspur Ferry Terminal. When finished we...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gateway to the Wine Country, Sonoma Raceway, and business communities of Novato and San Rafael, our hotel is designed to serve both leisure and business guests. To remain productive during your stay, take advantage of our innovative lounge, which includes private media booths, community tables, an interactive GoBoard, and 24-hour Starbucks coffee. Our plush mattresses with downy bedding, ergonomic desk chairs, indoor spa, fitness center, and heated pool provide the essential level of comfort and convenience you deserve during your stay. And if that's not enough, you can multiply your options with the convenience of the MarinAirporter and local shopping and dining alternatives within walking distance! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma

Address: 1400 N Hamilton Pkwy, Novato, CA 94949-6278
Region: United States > California > Marin County > Novato
Price Range: $219 - $409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma 3*
Number of rooms: 129
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Courtyard By Marriott Novato Marin/Sonoma Hotel Novato
Courtyard Novato Marin/Sonoma Marin County, CA
Novato Marriott
Novato Courtyard
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“Choose a room away from the elevator to reduce noise.”
LaurenH259, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room not overlooking the front parking lot for a bit of a quieter stay.”
DrSteve818, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We found the bathtub very slippery for showering so be careful.”
EAA-AV8R, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“away from elevator, ask for non joiner room”
Passionfruit23, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“some rooms have a balcony”
truthbetold_10, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
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