Among the most frequent complaints from visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area are expensive hotels and expensive hotel parking. And with pent up demand to travel this spring and summer, it won’t be unusual to find hotel rates well exceeding $200 a night plus parking. Fortunately, there are more affordable options like Marin Suites Hotel, just minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Marin Suites Hotel

Set in the Town of Corte Madera, Marin Suites Hotel offers spacious living areas, full sized kitchens and complimentary parking. What’s more, many local attractions are close by yet in a noticeably quieter setting than San Francisco. Before booking your next Bay Area hotel reservation, see how Marin Suites can make for a more practical stay. Not only will you save money on parking, you can also save by cooking your own meals.

45 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA  94925
(888) 644-8421

Locally owned and operated, Marin Suites Hotel has long served visitors to Marin County. Conveniently off Highway 101 in Corte Madera, Marin Suites Hotel offers the largest suites in Marin County. What’s more, the hotel offers amenities like a spacious swimming pool and complimentary parking. Delightfully affordable, Marin Suites Hotel is part of the  collection of hotels managed by Springboard Hospitality. If that’s not all, Marin Suites now features significant upgrades, including reimagined bathrooms and thoughtfully redesigned living areas.

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Spacious living area in a one bedroom suite
One-Bedroom Suite Living Area (credit: Randy Yagi)


Marin Suites Hotel has 101 suites across seven buildings, including studio suites and one and two-bedroom suites. Each suite comes with complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs and kitchenware. Further standard amenities include coffee maker, workstation, laptop compatible safes and branded bathrobes. A studio suite measures 352 square feet and comes with a king bed, full sized sink and refrigerator. Studios also come with a shower with distinctive tiles and flooring.

One Bedroom Suite

One-bedroom suites measure 638 square feet and are double the size of a standard hotel room in Marin County. In fact, these suites come with a separate bedroom, closet with an additional flat screen TV. The spacious living space holds a sleeper sofa, distinctive artwork and nicely appointed furniture. Many of the one-bedroom suites offer a spectacular view of Marin County’s most famous natural landmark, Mount Tamalpais.

Two Bedroom Suite

The two-bedroom suites measure 813 square feet, making it the largest suites available in Marin County. In addition to two separate bedrooms with flat screen TVs, these suites offer sweeping views of Mount Tamalpais. Some two-bedroom suites may come optionally with two beds in one of the rooms.


A 638 square foot Accessible Queen Suite is also available. An accessible suite comes with a number of ADA accessible features like a roll-in shower, grab bars, accessible workstation and dining area. Marin Suites Hotel can also provide assisted listening devices (TTD) upon request. Additional amenities can include braille room signs, emergency alarms and telephone ringers. Service dogs are also welcome.

Full sized kitchens in 1 and 2 bedroom suites
Full Size Kitchen (credit: Randy Yagi)

Extended Stays

With many practical amenities like full size kitchen and spacious living space, Marin Suites Hotel is an excellent choice for extended stays. The hotel offers a monthly rate and has been a very popular spot for essential workers and business travelers.

Current Specials/Promotions

Marin Suites Hotel is currently offering savings of up to 21 percent for booking directly online. The hotel is also offering a discount rate for AAA and AARP members, as well as for government and essential workers. Compare these rates with popular hotel booking sites like, Expedia and Kayak.

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Meeting/Conference Space

The hotel’s meeting space can accommodate up to 20 people. Additionally, the Sanctuary space is available for meetings and informal gatherings. The hotel can also make arrangements for group stays.

Nearby Attractions

Among the top local recommendations are Muir Woods, Marin Headlands and Point Reyes National Seashore. Also within Marin County are other interesting communities like Mill Valley in addition to a portion of the California Cheese Trail. Of course, the world-famous wine regions of Napa and Sonoma Counties are within driving distance. If you want to visit San Francisco, you can take a ferry ride from Larkspur Ferry Terminal just 1.5 miles from Marin Suites Hotel. Just leave your car at the parking lot and hop on board. Upon arriving at the San Francisco Ferry Building, you can then walk, get a bike rentals or public transportation. Of course, you can also use a rideshare.

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About The Author

Randy Yagi is an award-winning freelance writer who served as the National Travel Writer for CBS Local from 2012-2019. More than 900 of his stories still appear in syndication across 23 CBS websites, including CBS New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco. During his peak years with CBS, Randy had a reported digital audience reach of 489 million and 5.5 million monthly visitors. Additionally, his stories have appeared in the Daily Meal, CBS News, CBS Radio, Engadget,,, and He earned a media fellowship from Stanford University in 2012.

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