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74 Travelers rated San Rafael highly for Sunsets and Festivals

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Top Rated Hotels for your San Rafael Vacation

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Rafael Marin County
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Rafael Marin County
3.5 out of 5.0 101 Mcinnis Pkwy, San Rafael, CA
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (90 reviews)

Great stay , special thanks to management for taking care of me .

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019
Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Dominican University of California and within 9 mi (15 km) of Mission San Rafael Arcangel ...
Marin Lodge
Marin Lodge
2.0 out of 5.0 1735 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (26 reviews)

Excellent bed. Good location for me to access my family in San Anselmo. Really nice mgmt. Always very clean and quiet.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019
Situated in San Rafael, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Dominican University of California and Marin History Museum. Mission San Rafael Arcangel and Marin ...
Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael Marin County
Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael Marin County
3.5 out of 5.0 1010 Northgate Dr, San Rafael, CA
Free Cancellation
3.8/5 (90 reviews)

Friendly staff, clean room, giant tv! Everything was great!

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2019
Situated in the business district, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Marin County Civic Center and within 6 mi (10 km) of Dominican University of California ...

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San Rafael Travel Guide

Where is San Rafael?

The excitement's rising within. You're on the brink of booking your ticket. But wait — you don't have the remotest idea where San Rafael is! Allow us to point you in the right direction.

You'll discover it approximately 70 miles southwest of Sacramento, the state capital of California, and roughly 3 miles north of Corte Madera.

With plenty of things to do in this corner of Marin County, it's easy to see why 58,000 locals have made it their home.

Places to Visit in San Rafael

Dominican University of California is a celebrated place of learning, and over the years its graduates have helped build this nation into what it is today. Want some more options? Take a break from the more exhausting aspects of your itinerary with a stroll through Phoenix Lake. But that's not all! Take some time out to properly contemplate this region's past with a stop at San Anselmo Memorial Park.

Car Rentals in San Rafael

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Arriving by plane? National Car Rental at Oakland International Airport is the outlet to rent from upon arrival.

Hertz is only 1 mile from the center of the city at 75 Bellam Ave Suite K. So if you'd like to hit the busy city streets, you know where to head. Another favoured rental outlet sitting just 2 miles from the city center is Budget at 1305 Francisco Blvd East.

Where to stay in San Rafael – Hotel Accommodation

Orbitz will help you find the best possible deal! Presently, there are 20 hotels in San Rafael. Select the amenities and facilities to accommodate your traveling style.

The Mill Valley Inn and Courtyard San Francisco Larkspur Landing/Marin County are a few excellent places to crash here.

Nearest Airports to San Rafael

Tighten your seatbelt! You'll soon be landing at Oakland International Airport (OAK), the best airport for San Rafael. The terminal lies 25 miles to the southeast of the downtown area and may be the starting point of your memorable vacation.

Popular Places to Visit Near San Rafael

Travel to San Rafael for its unmistakeable personality and style. Though, there are also world-famous attractions right next door! Travelers from all across the globe flock to the Stanford University. It's easily accessible from Menlo Park, which is 40 miles away.

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