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Visalia, California, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We didn't plan ahead. My sister and I went on a trip to northern California and picked out our hotels the night before we traveled. We ended up choosing this spot because of the description and discovered it was a wonderful choice. This small inn only had a few rooms, but they are well kept and very quaint. We fell... More 

Thank Kelly W
Traverse City, Michigan
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

The Continental Inn is a two story building with all rooms on the second floor. With reservations customers are given a door code to enter the lobby to find their room key. The front desk is rarely occupied. On the second floor is a small area to make coffee in the morning, and a refrigerator with various juices and cream.... More 

1 Thank bob22z
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very quaint hotel and town. Super food all around you. William Tell Hotel and Bar next door, K& A Take Out with really obviously home made from scratch food right across the street. Bed was comfy. Direct TV connection stopped working at some point and since the hotel really isn't staffed most of the time, I just took a bath... More 

Thank Denise S
Carmichael, California
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The hotel is located on the main street of Tomales, which is very small and quaint. We chose this location because we were kayaking nearby and wanted to return to a warm, cozy room when we returned... and it was! The room (#9) had an outside entrance to completely private, well appointed room with a sink, microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker.... More 

Thank Patty F
San Francisco
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43 reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Made reservations at the last moment and this place seemed nice, had vacancy, and was reasonably priced - for Marin County, that is. Well, it is not really a B&B. It is a small hotel with relatively large rooms with king beds. The room we chose was airy, had two windows, was very clean and had a reasonable toilet/shower combo.... More 

Thank ArikP
penham, Manager at The Continental Inn, responded to this review

I see you booked on our website which clearly states no breakfast on weekdays, and we are not a B&B. I see you had a large room at the back of the hotel, so not sure about your comments re rooms at the front being noisy. You are correct, we do set up the hotel so that everything is very... More 

Bardon Mill, null, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

We booked this inn for an overnight stay, it was situated on the Main Street and easy to find. We had been given a code for entry and our key was left on the desk, no one to welcome or show us to the room - very much do it yourself! We thought the price included a continental breakfast but... More 

1 Thank Gill J
1 review
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Convenient location in quiet small town on road to Pt. Reynes. The front desk was unattended and four sets of key were left in envelopes with guests names. Front door was open all day. I guess this is ok in a small town with no security issues. Our room was large and comfortable. But there were problems with noise from... More 

Thank Lee E
Roseville, California
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

The Inn has recently undergone some changes. There are ten rooms with wifi included in the nightly rate. On the weekends ONLY, you may partake of a serve yourself continental breakfast. There are plenty of pillows and blankets in the room, but the hot water is sparse. The bathrooms are small and a bit outdated. There was no maid service... More 

Thank GrammiT
penham, Owner at The Continental Inn, responded to this review

thank you for your review, normally we always refresh the rooms. so I do apologize and I will certainly try to find out why your room was missed. Hot water - you do have to let it run before it gets hot but we have never had hot water run out or be limited, and on the 13th and 14th... More 

Mill Valley, California
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

We went to this hotel for our 28th anniversary, and it was just lovely. We wanted to stay in Point Reyes, but it seemed there was nothing available so we booked here. We were so pleasantly surprised by the quaintness of the place, and the woman who greeted us took us up to our room and gave us a complete... More 

Thank sazer3
Bakersfield, California
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191 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This is definitely the most unique places that I've ever stayed at. I was greeted by the only person that was working there, and she gave me a tour around my room. The rooms come with a "The Continental Inn" binder, providing information about the hotel, it's history, and nearby restaurants, including those in neighboring towns. The hotel is also... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about The Continental Inn

Address: 26985 Highway One, Tomales, CA 94971
Region: United States > California > Marin County > Tomales
Price Range: €139 - €231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Continental Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Rooms in the back due to road noise”
 of 5 bubbles ArikP, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“It would be helpful to know about the room placement before making a reservation as there are inside and outside entrances.”
 of 5 bubbles GrammiT, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are on 2nd floor, front 2 rooms face the highway which can be noisy but traffic is light at nite. Back rooms are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles skibum516, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Back room is quiet, front room can hear traffic. Air conditioning = open window - that is OK.”
 of 5 bubbles LeRoyJN, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We loved room 9, with an outside entrance and is a very large room”
  • the fireplace and quaint room
  • The king size bed
 of 5 bubbles G5205CPsteves, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
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