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Host Homes for Bed and Breakfast Stays or Short Term Rentals
Hillside House
San Anselmo

A private guest suite that sleeps up to four people. Private entrance and beautiful garden setting. Full Kitchen, great location to explore the country but only 15 miles to San Francisco. Walking distance to town, fine restaurants, hiking trails and even a lake. $125
The San Anselmo Garden Cottage
San Anselmo

A completely furnished separate one bedroom cottage located in the heart of town. This charming cottage is most suitable longer stays of a month or more. Located down a quiet lane with off street parking it has a garden setting, a hot tub and new washer and dryer. Occasionally available for shorter stays. $2000. per month price. $125. per night.



Rousseau's Garden
San Anselmo

Old Marin craftsman style, brown shingle. Separate entrance, courtyard garden. Convenient central location. Kitchenette (small), suitable for one or two people. Very charming. Discount for longer stays, $125
San Anselmo Studio
San Anselmo

Separate entrance, queen bed, mini-kitchen. A spacious, centrally located studio near downtown San Anselmo and Memorial Park Swimming Pool and garden setting. Very reasonable price...A real find! $65 - $75.


Diane's Garden Retreat.

A quite room with private bath beautiful garden setting. King or two twins. Situated in a beautiful garden. Discount for long stays. Friendly dog on premisis. $110.
Boardwalk cottage

Built right over the water. This small cottage is the guesthouse of a turn of the century ark. Ample parking and a walk on wooden boardwalk leads to the cottage. Small but complete with kitchen and bath. Lots of light and outdoor seating area. Very quiet and a real retreat. $1200 per month or $450 per week or $90 per night.
Aria's San Rafael Homestay
San Rafael

A updated Victorian in charming Gerstle Park, a central location, private bath, queen bed and a great find. $95. per night.
Donna's House
San Anselmo

Bedroom suitable for a single traveller. Private bath and shower. Contemporary furnishings, complimentary breakfast. Close to downtown with fine restaurants and delightful shops.
$80 per night


Forrest Haven

Large bright studio with a separate entrance. Private deck overlooking a forested area with a seasonal creek. Stairs wander down to this peaceful spot from off street parking. Mini-kitchen, queen bed, private bath, self-catered breakfast. $110. Reduction for longer stays.
Deer Hill House

Charming private room with bathtub and shower. Access to patio and beautiful breakfast room with garden view. Quiet setting and convenient location. Beautiful king bed or two twins with exceptional bedding. $135.
Cottage by the Bay

Actually built right over the water! This charming cottage has a lovely view, large deck and loads of charm. It is close to downtown restaurants and the ferry. Unique and historical, with a real sense of place. $185.
Portola Lane Cottage
Mill Valley

A lovely spacious accommodation with a private patio and garden view. The interior is charmingly furnished and includes a wood burning stove, ceiling fan, unique wood moldings and full kitchen, It is a short walk through the redwoods to the village of Mill Valley. Discounts for long stays. $105 - 140.
Max's Place, Bed and Breakfast on the Water

This lovely home perches on the water. Your room has a view of Angel Island and the East Bay, where sailboats bob and seagulls soar A walk away from the center of Tiburon and the ferry to San Francisco. Small private deck. $110 - 145.
Barr Mansion
San Rafael

Wonderful Historic home on a leafy tree lined street in the heart of San Rafael. Three Story Victorian. Pool, private Hot Tub in the private bath, separate entrance. Beautiful gardens, Continental or Full breakfast. Double Bed. Sometimes 2nd room available for traveling families. $105 - $125 per night.
Blithedale House

Located in a quiet residential neighborhood walking distance to town. Back patio has great atmosphere with Redwood trees and privacy. A homestay type B&B with queen bed and private bath. $110 per night unless a long stay is requested.
Mill Valley

A rustic retreat in a wonderful location in Blithedale Canyon. Walk to town. Creekside is a turn of the century Redwood home in a lush natural setting. There are 3 guest rooms. Two queen and one king beds. Near hiking trails and magnificent old growth Redwoods. $110. per night.
Wilton House
Mill Valley

Private Dormer Bedrooms: one with queen bed, one with double, one with twin. Rooms available only to same party guests. Two private bathrooms, great views, ample parking. Rates: $125, $110, $90


Mill Valley Cottage B&B
Mill Valley

Separate building, in the Redwoods with a view of a stream. Fully equiped kitchen shower, off street parking. Walk to town. $110 - $125 per night. Month to Month also available at reduced rates.


Madera Retreat
Mill Valley

Located on the slopes of Mt. Tamalpais with spectacular view. One bedroom cottage complete with full kitchen, washer/dryer, wood burning fire place, TV and stereo. Bedroom opens to peaceful deck with views all the way to San Francisco. Living room with Queen Sleeper sofa. Available short or long term. $185, greatly reduced for longer stay.
Ivy Cottage

This cozy comfortable cottage has a separate entrance, separate bedroom with a king bed. The kitchen is very complete and even has a dishwasher. There is a fire place, sleeper queen hideaway, washer/dryer VCR cable TV. French doors open to a private deck. Walking distance to downtown larkspur. $2175 per month or $700 per week, $85 per night.
Mountain Meadow
Mill Valley

Nestled on a shoulder of Mount Tamalpais, you enjoy a secluded garden suite hosted by a French woman. Stay close by and visit the quaint town of Mill Valley (truly the heart of Marin County), or explore San Francisco and the wine country - both only a short drive away. $110 - $125. per night


Bee's Cottage
Mill Valley

Bee's Cottage is nestled in the redwoods of Cascade Canyon yet only 3/4 mile from downtown Mill Valley shops, restaurants, theater and public transportation.  The cottage is completely separate , with one bedroom (double bed) , outdoor patio, complete kitchen, soaking tub with and tea provided. Truly Old Marin County Charm in a beautiful setting...Close to hiking trails leading to Mt. Tamalpais. $125 per night
Tam Valley B&B
Mill Valley

Queen bed, double sofa bed, marble shower and bath, gourmet Continental breakfast served to your specifications. Refigerator, microwave, coffe maker and toaster, TV/VCR. Patio and garden, private entrance and parking. $225. per night
Lillebo (small house in Swedish)

Available 2 days to 5 months. Use of swimming pool. One bedroom with double bed. Tub and shower. Quiet residental area off street parking and country atmosphere - $100. per night, $595. week, $1,500. month.
General Information:
All with private bath and cable TV.
Payment by cash or check only.
No credit cards accepted.
All rooms are non-smoking.
Some take pets.
Breakfast may be served or self-catered.