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Wetlands Getaway with Waterway Access
88 Bahama Reef, Novato, CA
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3.9 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Gorgeous Bel Marin Keys Escape

"We had a great stay at this house. It faces the wetlands and Mt. Tam. Watching the sunrise, sunsets and water fowl from the hot tub and deck was lovely. The house was clean and spacious. We paddleboarded and kayaked on the serene canals. It would be great to have the hot tub already warm upon arrival. ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2020

Wetlands Getaway with Waterway Access
Beautiful Bel Marin With a View
9 Montego Key, 9A, Novato, CA
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3.02 mi from city centre
Beautiful Bel Marin With a View
The Park Central San Francisco
4 out of 5
50 3rd St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is £108 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
23.96 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (1,319 reviews)

"Very clean and elegant. Staff was very nice and helpfull"…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2021

The Park Central San Francisco
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Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
5 out of 5
2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA
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23.85 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,144 reviews)

"I had the place almost all to myself right before the Palace's tragic COVID shutdown. It was a bittersweet experience. The staff was incredibly helpful."…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr 2020

Palace Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Francisco
Sunny Marin House Ideally Located Between San Francisco & The Wine Country
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2.75 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (61 reviews)
Labor Day vacation

"It was a fun adventure in tiburon and Sausalito for us. Great trip!!"…"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2020

Sunny Marin House Ideally Located Between San Francisco & The Wine Country
Charming Novato Home 30 min from SF or Sonoma
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2.58 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Simply the best stay ever!

"This is an amazing place to stay and Robin is an incredible host. Wish we could have stayed longer. Thanks Robin for opening your home to us."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec 2019

Charming Novato Home 30 min from SF or Sonoma
Private Guest Suite with Spacious Patio
2355 Center Rd, Novato, CA
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2.18 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
No problems. Just what we needed.

"We stayed 2 nights. It truly was a comfortable home. The owner was there when we got there to explain a few things. 5 stars all the way⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2020

Private Guest Suite with Spacious Patio
InterContinental Mark Hopkins
4 out of 5
999 California Street, San Francisco, CA
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23.48 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,008 reviews)

"I like that’s comfortable but no breakfast included for the price, and I don’t like that’s no parking on the property even though is a big hotel"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan 2021

InterContinental Mark Hopkins
4 Br Waterfront , Private Beach 4 Bedroom Home
3.5 out of 5
184 Montego Key Dr, Novato, CA
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3.01 mi from city centre
4 Br Waterfront , Private Beach 4 Bedroom Home
Stunning Retreat with Views
133 Maestro Rd, Novato, CA
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2.17 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Exceptional House and Hosts!

"This is by far the best property I have stayed at with VRBO. The house is beautiful, well-stocked, spacious and even exceeded the impressive pictures I saw when booking! This house (and its huge list of accommodations) is perfect for a large group of all ages and had so much to offer inside and outside... ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2021

Stunning Retreat with Views
Marinwood Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
275 Alameda Del Prado, Novato, CA
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The price is £72 per night from 16 Feb to 17 Feb
4.05 mi from city centre
3.4/5Good! (944 reviews)

"It was clean , the area is quiet considering it’s next to a freeway."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2020

Marinwood Inn & Suites
Days Inn by Wyndham Novato/San Francisco
2.5 out of 5
8141 Redwood Blvd, Novato, CA
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The price is £74 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
1.81 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (613 reviews)
Great place. Great location

"2nd time I stayed here. I love the indoor pool. I love they have a Keurig and bed is comfy. I had some weird noisy neighbors one night. But didn’t have to call. Not sure why they keep raising the price though. This is why I stay here/Affordable"…"

Reviewed on 30 Aug 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Novato/San Francisco
Good Nite Inn Rohnert Park
2 out of 5
5040 Redwood Dr, Rohnert Park, CA
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The price is £56 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
19.34 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (1,285 reviews)

"I thought the staff was so friendly and accomodating especially during times where not everyone is as friendly to one another they remind me of the better times"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2021

Good Nite Inn Rohnert Park
NEW! Pet-Friendly Art Deco Retreat, Near Downtown
1673 Novato Boulevard, Novato, CA
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0.46 mi from city centre
NEW! Pet-Friendly Art Deco Retreat, Near Downtown
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
4 out of 5
750 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA
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The price is £94 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
23.38 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (2,410 reviews)

"Ok view I guess nothing special really. Non breakfast offered or anything"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2021

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
Grand Hyatt San Francisco Union Square
4 out of 5
345 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA
Free cancellation
The price is £188 per night from 22 Jan to 23 Jan
23.72 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,542 reviews)

"The staff were friendly, courteous, and accommodating. The place is 2 minutes walk from the union square & near CVS, Walgreens, Starbucks & 711. The location of the hotel is very convenient."…"

Reviewed on 6 Nov 2020

Grand Hyatt San Francisco Union Square
Archer Hotel Napa
4.5 out of 5
1230 First Street, Napa, CA
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The price is £190 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
20.22 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (882 reviews)

"Great Staff, clean, and I wouldn’t stay anywhere else."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec 2020

Archer Hotel Napa
Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco
4 out of 5
424 Clay St, San Francisco, CA
Free cancellation
The price is £90 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
23.47 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (1,572 reviews)

"The staff was extremely personable, friendly, helpful, and warm. They provided a feeling of acceptance and welcome. I loved the staff."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2021

Club Quarters Hotel in San Francisco
Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf
4 out of 5
2500 Mason St, San Francisco, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £90 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
22.44 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (2,255 reviews)

"Nice hotel very relaxed room is very comfortable and clean"…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2021

Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf
Warwick San Francisco
4 out of 5
490 Geary St, San Francisco, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £106 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
23.76 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (980 reviews)

"My boyfriend and I were a bit worried about booking this hotel due to some of the bad reviews, but our stay at the hotel was beyond our expectation. Loved the style, staff was attentive. We really appreciated that they upgraded our room to a grand suite with no additional charge!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov 2020

Warwick San Francisco
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Visiting Novato

Travellers give high marks for the top-notch restaurants in Novato, which is also known for its shopping. Tourists can also enjoy the city's rivers and art. Around the area, top sights include Sonoma Plaza, Muir Woods National Monument and Artesa Winery.

  • There are 22 hotels and other accommodation options in Novato
  • The closest major airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), 17.9 mi (28.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Novato

Cultural venues in the city include Novato History Museum, The Space Station Museum and Marin Museum of Contemporary Art. Wildlife is one of the top activities, while Stone Tree Golf Club, Indian Valley Golf Club and Pacheco Ranch Winery are favourite sights to visit. In the area, you'll also find Sonoma Plaza and Muir Woods National Monument.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 22 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Novato. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

Popular places to visit outside the city include Artesa Winery, located 16.1 mi (26 km) from the city centre, and Jack London State Historic Park, which is 17.3 mi/27.8 km away.

Dressing for Novato

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 18°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 5°C
  • From April to June, the average is 26°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 27°C during the day and 12°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 25°C as the daytime average and 5°C as the night-time average
  • About 885 millimetres of rain falls on Novato each year
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 26°C, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 6°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Novato?
Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend Courtyard by Marriott Novato Marin/Sonoma and Inn Marin and Suites, Ascend Hotel Collection as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Novato, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’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, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Novato.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Novato?
Based on reviews, Americas Best Value Inn Novato Marin Sonoma is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Days Inn by Wyndham Novato/San Francisco and Marinwood Inn & Suites.
What's the best place to stay for families in Novato?
Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other choices for your family trip include Marinwood Inn & Suites and Inn Marin and Suites, Ascend Hotel Collection. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to The Space Station Museum.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday in Novato?
Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features a seasonal outdoor pool and a restaurant. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Inn Marin and Suites, Ascend Hotel Collection.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Novato?
Days Inn by Wyndham Novato/San Francisco is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers laundry facilities and free newspapers for its human guests. Americas Best Value Inn Novato Marin Sonoma is another good option for a stay with your pet.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Novato?
Courtyard by Marriott Novato Marin/Sonoma is a top 3-star hotel with an outdoor pool, and it’s located close to the beach . Other good options for your stay near the beach include Days Inn by Wyndham Novato/San Francisco and Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Novato?
Inn Marin and Suites, Ascend Hotel Collection is a popular 3-star hotel featuring a seasonal outdoor pool, free breakfast and free Internet. A couple of other options that feature an on-site pool include Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn and Americas Best Value Inn Novato Marin Sonoma.

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