Hotels in San Rafael, CA

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San Rafael, CA, United States
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Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:October
Average price in San Rafael:₱599,146/night
Cheapest price found:₱5,519/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
₱7,957 - ₱11,874
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₱9,202 - ₱15,156
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hotels in San Rafael, California

Motel 6 San Rafael Ca
6.4 Good
737 East Francisco Boulevard, San Rafael, CA, United States
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2.1 km from city centre, San Rafael, CA, United States 

Motel 6 San Rafael is located in San Rafael and offers free Wi-Fi. It also features room service, a 24-hour reception and laundry facilities.

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Marin Lodge
9.2 Excellent
1735 Lincoln Avenue, San Rafael, CA, United States
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1.4 km from city centre, San Rafael, CA, United States 

Situated in San Rafael, Marin Lodge offers 3-star accommodation, as well as a bowling alley. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, a car rental desk and a designated smoking area.

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About San Rafael

Serving as the seat of Marin County, San Rafael hugs the northern end of San Francisco Bay where it meets San Pablo Bay. Originally home to the Coast Miwok people, it was founded as a Spanish mission in 1817 before being incorporated as a city in 1874, following the American Conquest of California.

Things to do in San Rafael

One of the city’s most important architectural landmarks is the Mission San Rafael Archangel, which was founded as a hospital to treat Native Americans. While the original buildings were taken down in 1870, a replica chapel built in 1949 stands on the site and houses a small museum. Nearby is the modern Parish Church, which features a large bronze sculpture of Saint Raphael.

A short walk away is Art Works Downtown, a not-for-profit arts centre that occupies one of San Rafael’s historic buildings. It houses four galleries where changing exhibitions are held, as well as artist studios, a jeweller’s guild and a ceramics centre. Check out the goods for sale in the clothing boutique or coincide your visit with one of the regular events and art classes.

San Rafael is a convenient base for visiting China Camp State Park, which preserves a historic Chinese American shrimp fishing village and a prehistoric shell midden. Now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it is best explored along its hiking and mountain biking trails. On Chinese-American Heritage Day, lion dances and tai chi demonstrations are held at the park.

Getting around San Rafael

San Rafael is around 30 minutes’ drive from San Francisco and 40 minutes from San Francisco International Airport, which has flights to destinations across the globe. Regular trains stop at the San Rafael railway station and buses travel throughout the city. San Rafael’s downtown area can easily be explored on foot.

San Rafael travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in San Rafael?

    427 reviews rated Marin Lodge with an average score of 9.2/10. It may also be worth looking into the Villa Inn, which received a rating of 7.8/10 from 488 reviews. Marin Edwardian Mansion W/ San Francisco Bay Views could also be a good option, with a score of 8.4/10 from 18 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Marin County Civic Center?

    Marin Lodge is a popular hotel near Marin County Civic Center that is highly recommended, with a score of 9.2 across 427 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in San Rafael near Mission San Raphael Archangel?

    Marin Lodge is the hotel close to Mission San Raphael Archangel that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 427 reviews rating it at 9.2/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Marin County Farmers' Market?

    If you’re visiting Marin County Farmers' Market then the nearby Marin Lodge is a popular hotel with HotelsCombined users (427 reviews scoring it at an average 9.2/10).