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[new] Tranquil 3BD w/ Private Entrances for Each Room!
[new] Serene Detached Private Studio
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3.78 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
A hidden retreat

"Small but very cozy and a beautiful setting!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2019

[new] Serene Detached Private Studio
4 BR Waterfront Home, Private Beach
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3.01 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (56 reviews)
Amazing place

"Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We stayed there with family. It was a perfect ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

4 BR Waterfront Home, Private Beach
[new] Remodeled 2br+1ba Suite
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3.78 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Highly Recommended!

"Very quiet, very clean and well kept. Beds were very comfortable, the shower was amazing, there were snacks and wine waiting for us. The place has great vibes...we could hear owls at night and the trees rustling.. James and his wife are very friendly and accommodating. We were in town for the race ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2019

[new] Remodeled 2br+1ba Suite
4 BR Waterfront Home Private Beach by RedAwning
3.5 out of 5
184 Montego Key Dr, Novato, CA
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3.01 mi from city center
4 BR Waterfront Home Private Beach by RedAwning
Marinwood Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
275 Alameda Del Prado, Novato, CA
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The price is $99 per night
4.05 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (896 reviews)

"I was traveling through the area with my daughter and had a pleasant stay. Its clean, no sketchy people, kitchenette, and dining table in our room. Perfect for me my and my daughter. I highly recommend if you have children."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Marinwood Inn & Suites
Marin Vacation Home w/ Pool, BBQ Free Wifi & Parking - Napa Sonoma San Francisco
4.9/5Exceptional! (111 reviews)
Great stay near beautiful spaces in Marin County

"We had a family gathering here for the holidays (east coasters coming west). We had a great stay at the house as it provided a perfect launching point for Pt. Reyes, wine country, and SF (or even just puzzling at the house)."…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

Marin Vacation Home w/ Pool, BBQ Free Wifi & Parking - Napa Sonoma San Francisco
New Listing Tuscan Luxury Home Near San Francisco, Napa & Sonoma With Pool/spa
4.9/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Lovely Home

"This was a fun property for my family gathering. The owner Ron was gracious and responsive. There was an extra charge to heat the pool in this season and well worth it. Beautiful garden and area. Piano was a big plus for us though our musicians say it needs a tune up. We are all tall adults so very ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

New Listing Tuscan Luxury Home Near San Francisco, Napa & Sonoma With Pool/spa
Sunny Marin House Ideally Located Between San Francisco & The Wine Country
4.8/5Exceptional! (68 reviews)
Fantastic for families with kids and dogs!

"We came to the area to visit friends in Napa, play golf and visit San Francisco. Perfect location!! Great house, super clean, modern and comfortable. Great back yard for our two dogs to run and chase balls. Highly recommend !"…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 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 center
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 Dec 31, 2019

Charming Novato Home 30 min From SF or Sonoma
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Visiting Novato

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

  • There are 14 hotels and other accommodations in Novato
  • The closest major airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city center
  • 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 viewing is a top activity, and Pacheco Ranch Winery is one place to visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Stone Tree Golf Club and Indian Valley Golf Club.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 14 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 Sonoma Plaza, located 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from the city center, and Muir Woods, which is 14.9 mi/24 km away.

Dressing for Novato

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 64°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 41°F
  • From April to June, the average is 78°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 80°F during the day and 53°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 77°F as the daytime average and 41°F as the nighttime average
  • About 34.84 inches of rain falls on Novato each year
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 79°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 42°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Novato?
Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn is a favorite 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 visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Novato, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Novato.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Novato?
To access more information about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Novato, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Novato?
Based on reviews, Days Inn by Wyndham Novato/San Francisco is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Inn Marin and Suites, Ascend Hotel Collection and Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn.
What's the best hotel for a family trip to Novato?
Inn Marin and Suites, Ascend Hotel Collection is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features free parking and free breakfast. Other options for your kid-friendly vacation include Marinwood Inn & Suites and Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn. Attractions in the area like Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and Audi Sportscar Experience are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting Novato?
Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Another good option for a romantic stay is Inn Marin and Suites, Ascend Hotel Collection.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel 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 place to stay with easy access to Pacheco Ranch Winery?
Adjacent to Pacheco Ranch Winery, Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other good choices within a short distance include Marinwood Inn & Suites and Courtyard by Marriott Novato Marin/Sonoma.
What about the best place to stay close to Novato Arts Center at Hamilton Field?
One of the top choices for your stay is Marinwood Inn & Suites, located a short 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Novato Arts Center at Hamilton Field, and this property offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn and Courtyard by Marriott Novato Marin/Sonoma are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Novato?
Courtyard by Marriott Novato Marin/Sonoma is a top 3-star hotel for a beach vacation, and features an outdoor pool and free breakfast. Marinwood Inn & Suites is another good option for your beach trip. Head to McNears Beach Country Park or Point Molate Beach for some quality time by the water.
What are some accommodations with pools in Novato?
Best Western Plus Novato Oaks Inn is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, free breakfast, and a restaurant. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Americas Best Value Inn Novato Marin Sonoma and Courtyard by Marriott Novato Marin/Sonoma.

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