Mill Valley hotels

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What travelers to Mill Valley are saying

Not much to do, but the views are beautiful! Central to Sonoma/Napa and San Francisco.
DELILAH Jul 18, 2015
Pros: near the sea trails are great Cons: A little far away from the city center
Jeffrey2015 Jul 30, 2015
It was a great place for what we wanted
Daryl B. Jun 16, 2015


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Hotels in Mill Valley

AT&T Park, Exploratorium, Alcatraz Island, Mission Dolores Park — Mill Valley's top attractions are among the best reasons to visit. Another good reason is all 244 Orbitz hotels, which rate highly for Location and Hotel Staff.

What to do for fun in Mill Valley

For a taste of friendly competition, work on your hook and aim for the head pin at local bowling alleys like Country Club Bowl. Treat yourself or your family to a movie at Marines' Memorial Theatre and AMC Van Ness 14, where all the action and romance plays out on the big screen, and where the popcorn smells pretty tempting.

Want to catch a game or concert while in Mill Valley? Head to AT&T Park — it'll likely offer some tasty edibles and souvenirs, too.

The trained professionals at The Fifth Avenue Spa and Paris Salon Spa can help you relax and work out any sore spots after long days spent sightseeing.

Where to eat in Mill Valley

Whether you're feeling something sweet or savory, you'll be able to satisfy your tastes in Mill Valley. Head to Terrapin Crossroads, Sol Food and Lotus Cuisine of India to savor a tasty treat, and maybe even a little conversation with the locals.

Where to shop in Mill Valley

Dress like a local or change up your whole look while in Mill Valley. Montecito Plaza and Ross Dress for Less are great options for adding to your own wardrobe or that of friends and loved ones back home. If you're after accessories and other fashionable finishing touches, check out the eye-catching goods at Donna Seager Gallery and Ross Dress for Less.

Where to stay in Mill Valley

Of all the places to explore in Mill Valley, South of Market are the most popular.

Nightlife in Mill Valley

After the sun goes down, shake a tail feather or grab a drink in Mill Valley. Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar, Vesuvio Cafe and Toronado are good places to belly up to the bar and order a cold drink or chat with the locals — or both.

Arts and culture in Mill Valley

Some of Mill Valley's popular attractions are steeped in culture. Soak it in at Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences or Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) while enjoying a quiet afternoon.

Entertainment and education abound at Barnes & Noble and Pickleweed Library, where you can catch up on history, fiction and current events.

College of Marin draws students and alums alike to its campus and its atmosphere of higher education.

Best times to visit Mill Valley

If you're planning a trip to Mill Valley, consider visiting in January, February and December. Orbitz offers great deals 365 days a year, but during these months, you'll save the most — 26%, 26% and 23%, respectively.

Where to stay in Mill Valley

San Francisco International Airport is the main hub for flights into Mill Valley and the surrounding area.

Outdoor activities in Mill Valley

Breathe in that fresh air at Mission Dolores Park, which offers a respite from a fast-paced lifestyle or packed sightseeing itinerary.

Recently booked Mill Valley hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Americas Best Value Inn 9 hours ago 2 stars $99
Travelodge Mill Valley/Sausalito 1 day ago 2 stars $114
Holiday Inn Express MILL VALLEY SAN FRANCISCO AREA 3 days ago 3 stars $192
Mill Valley Inn Marin County 5 days ago 3 stars $220

Recently Rated Mill Valley Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Travelodge Mill Valley/Sausalito
3.0 / 5
76 reviews
2 stars $114
3.8 / 5
46 reviews
3 stars $192
Americas Best Value Inn
2.3 / 5
20 reviews
2 stars $99
4.0 / 5
13 reviews
3 stars $255
Mill Valley Inn Marin County
4.2 / 5
13 reviews
3 stars $220

Activities in Mill Valley

California Academy of Sciences

Explore earth, ocean and space - all in one place by visiting the 'Greenest Museum' in the World. Named by Conde Nast Traveler one of the 'New Wonders of the World', the California Academy of Sciences is the only place on the planet to combine an aquarium, natural history museum, World's largest all-digital planetarium and four story rainforest under a 2.5 acre living roof.

San Francisco CityPASS: Unlimited Muni & Cable Car Rides, plus 5 Must-See Attractions

The San Francisco CityPASS® program packs five of San Francisco’s best attractions into a prepaid ticket book that saves 45% off regular combined admission — and allows users to skip most main-entrance ticket lines.

California Academy of Sciences NightLife

When the lights go down, the fun begins. Every Thursday night from 6:00pm to 10:00pm the California academy of Sciences is transformed into a lively venue filled with music, provocative science, mingling and cocktails for visitors 21 and older.

Monterey Bay Aquarium & Cannery Row Day Tour

Cruise along California's spectacular coastline on a relaxing day trip from San Francisco. You'll follow Highway 1 to the beautiful Monterey Peninsula and visit Steinbeck's Cannery Row. Your tour will arrive at Cannery Row with a guided entrance in to the famed Monterey Bay Aquarium with a hosted lunch, before returning to San Francisco via famous Silicon Valley.

San Francisco Explorer Pass

The San Francisco Explorer Pass® is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Includes admission to 4 attractions and save up to 50% off retail prices. Pick from a list of 21 TOP attractions including California Academy of Sciences, Bay Cruise, California’s Great America, 1-day unlimited cable car ticket and more! Enjoy the flexibility of picking your attractions when you get there and take up to 30 days to use your pass.

Featured Mill Valley Hotels

From $220

1 Mill Valley Inn Marin County

3 stars
4.2 / 5 13 reviews

165 Throckmorton Ave

Tucked away in a redwood grove at the foot of majestic Mt. Tamalpais the Mill Valley Inn combines the sophistication of a small European hotel with the cozy charm of a historic California mill...

Great Getaway
We've stayed here three times in the past couple of years and love it. We'll be back soon.
Jun 23, 2015
From $114

2 Travelodge Mill Valley/Sausalito

2 stars
3.0 / 5 76 reviews

707 Redwood Highway

Save 20% on your stay

Our 100 Percent Non Smoking Travelodge Mill Valley is located in Peaceful Marin County, yet only 15-20 minutes from Downtown San Francisco and the financial district. We are just a short drive to...

Nothing spectacular
As far as location, it was easy to access. There is no elevator to access the second floor and the two sets of steps were very steep. (If you are a senior or have any walking problem, you...
Sep 20, 2015
From $99

3 Americas Best Value Inn

2 stars
2.3 / 5 20 reviews

155 Shoreline Hwy

End of Summer Sale - Save 20% On Your Stay

The Americas Best Value Inn Suites is conveniently located in a quaint little town known as Mill Valley along Hwy 101/Shoreline Hwy. We are just 3 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge into San...

Family trip
We got a nasty surprise ... bad mood ... We have chosen and paid online family room for 5 people (with kitchen, sofa bed, 2 queen size beds). When we arrived at the motel, we got the keys to...
Jul 6, 2015
From $255


3 stars
4.0 / 5 13 reviews

555 Redwood Hwy

Inspired by the elements of sky and water Aqua Hotel showcases an elegant simplicity punctuated by exotic touches and lavish comforts. Situated at the edge of San Francisco Bay it subtly fuses the...

What an amazing hotel!
My boyfriend and I wanted to visit San Francisco, but stay away from all the business of the city. We found Acqua which was across the Golden Gate Bridge. We stayed in a first floor suite with...
Jul 19, 2015
From $192


3 stars
3.8 / 5 46 reviews

160 Shoreline Highway

Located in Marin County, the Holiday Inn Express - Mill Valley San Francisco Area offers a picturesque location near the base of Mount Tamalpais, overlooking majestic mountains, peaceful wetlands...

Good for family trip
The hotel is near the sea and the hotel offers mountain bicycles to use on the trail for free!
Jul 31, 2015