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What's San Rafael Like?

If you're looking for a place to get away, look no further than San Rafael. Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around San Rafael has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in San Rafael with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our map displays the areas and neighborhoods around all San Rafael hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best San Rafael hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in San Rafael?

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in San Rafael and the surrounding area:

  • • 15 5-star accommodations from USD 199 per night
  • • 124 4-star accommodations from USD 122 per night
  • • 176 3-star accommodations from USD 80 per night
  • • 172 2-star accommodations from USD 59 per night
  • • 2 1-star accommodations from USD 75 per night

How to Get to San Rafael

Flights to San Rafael

  • • Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), 11.8 mi (18.9 km) from central San Rafael
  • • Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), 21.9 mi (35.2 km) from central San Rafael
  • • Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), 24.9 mi (40 km) from central San Rafael

Things to See and Do in San Rafael

What to See in San Rafael

  • • San Francisco Bay
  • • Mission San Rafael Arcangel
  • • Dominican University of California
  • • Marin County Civic Center
  • • Marin Bocce Federation

Things to Do in San Rafael

  • • Marin History Museum
  • • Marin County Civic Center Farmers' Market
  • • Peacock Gap Golf Club

Other Popular San Rafael Attractions

  • • San Rafael Pacifics Albert Park
  • • Gerstle Park
  • • China Camp State Park
  • • McNears Beach Country Park

When Is the Best Time to Visit San Rafael?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, September, June (average 79°F)
  • • Coldest months: December, January, February, November (average 42°F)
  • • Rainiest months: December, February, January, and March (average 6.56 inches of rainfall)