Rated 2 out of 5 by GTracer10 it was just OK...
We found the King bed to be the smallest king bed ever... and it was not the comfort bed that was promised... pretty hard and unforgiving. Pillows were flat... we each used 3 to sleep with. The room looked like it got a quick once over, but was not what I would consider "clean" be any means. Also the air conditioner banged all the first night and even after they fixed it, was pretty loud the 2nd night.
August 6, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Gary5465 needs improvement
The carpets were stained. The ac would not turn off at night. The food was mostly overcooked and deforsted stuff..Asked for a digital clock six times till they got it from another room…Not enough staff...
August 16, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by whatdhek Would stay here again
I stayed here with my wife for one night during a pass thru trip. We used our points which was a bonus and really not that many points.
We were greeted by the staff upon our arrival and they were very pleasant. We even received a complimentary beverage since the bar was closed by the time we arrived.
The room, facilities and everything we nice and as expected for a Four Points.
December 11, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by SanjoseRA Disappointed
The lobby was unfinished.
It took us forever to get down the elevator. The housekeeping staff was going up in down in the elevator and we couldn't catch an elevator. The room heater was at 85 but the room was still cold. The bathroom had broken fixtures. The staff at the front desk was great. I'm just surprised. I've stayed at other Sheraton properties and this was shocking to me.
December 31, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by PaulainVa Not up to Par
We were disappointed in this Sheraton.
We had a long trek to our room. Walking through miles of corridors from the parking lot was not fun each time we left and came back.
The room itself was a bit shoddy and tatty. It did not feel luxurious in any way. Our view was the back end of the pool maintenance area. Not the pool itself, oh no.
This was not a relaxing place to stay.
August 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by waylook What a Category 2 Hotel Should Be
Everything was right about this hotel. The location in between napa and SF was just perfect. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The pool looked like fun and I saw families enjoying it. We had a nice breakfast at the restaurant. Nothing fancy about the place, but it was solid. For a category 2 Starwood property, that's the standard to strive for.
October 23, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Bunny Disapointed
We have stayed here before and liked the hotel. This time the room was cramped, no place to sit. There was not a refrigerator (we always had one before) The bathroom was small & cramped. We went out in the morning and returned at 4:30 in the afternoon and the room still was not made up. Not a great experience for $179.00 a night. No towels at the pool.
June 4, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nornor QUIET & CONVENIENT
This property is a wonderful way station for us and has become an even more wonderful one now that our adult kids live 40 minutes down the road from it. STAFF is AWESOME, VERY friendly and WELCOMING! The property is spotless and beautifully situated in relation to BOTH North Bay Area bridges AND a GREAT bagel shop/Macy's mall. STAY! Over and over!!
November 25, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by fernandez2 Good location, poor management
The first room was in the lower tower where the elevators (both of them) were not working. The second room was overlooking the pool on a 100+ day. The air conditioner couldn't cool the room. Our third room was better, but by 7:00 we had lost our patience. Jumelle (sp?) the hotel clerk was great. If she isn't a guest services trainer, she should be!
July 15, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by aine47 Disappointing Experience
All the public areas of the hotel are very nice. The staff were friendly and professional. My room was clean but there were several areas that need immediate attention. Torn and missing curtains and a gaping hole where the air conditioner was installed on the outer wall. Printer in lobby was not working and one of the two computers in the 'business center' was not working. The one ice machine on my floor was empty. Unfortunately, I can't look beyond these issues and comment on what should have been a great experience.
July 31, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by fastlaneh poor customer service
when I checked in they told me they would give me a half day rate of 77 dollars on my credit card the rest of my stay was supposed to be on the corporate account somehow they charge me 300 dollars on my credit card and now I have to fight with them to take it off. it was just laziness on their part not to do it correctly in the first place
August 14, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by PMCL Recommended but...........
Very good staff
Lukewarm breakfast - even at 6.30 am when breakfast starts it isn't hot!
Room facilities - sometimes they remember to restock, sometimes not
Road facing rooms - high traffic noise
Evening dining - very poor food - NOT recommended
July 14, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Jake200 One of the worst
We checked in at midnight and went to our room only to find that someone had been in the bed (tv on, pillows moved and covers pulled back). Went back down to the front desk and she said no, that there night person had just checked the room. (my guess is that he hung out in there and forgot to put it back to 'new' status). Was assigned another room on the 0 level...GROSS...the outside door right outside our room was propped open - so basically no security. The curtains were hanging off from the rod, the air conditioner didn't work but by now, my children, husband and I have hauled all of our luggage all over the hotel. The front desk person was unapologetic....I mentioned it again in the morning when I checked out and the staff again was unapologetic. Would never recommend this hotel to anyone - truly an awful experience.
August 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mariettacouple This hotel has great accomodations
Clean, convenient, and quiet. We were in town for a reunion and found this hotel to be a great place to stay. The mall was just down the hill as were many restaurants and other places of interest. In addition, the freeway was very accessible but there was no noise from the traffic.
September 11, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Stock12 Great stay
Arriving after 10 hours of travelling, I just wanted to go to bed! The front desk couldn't find my reservation! Apparently I had mistakenly made the reservation at the wrong Four Points Sheraton in my haste to get all my travelling plans put together. The front desk identified the problem, cancelled my incorrect reservation and got me into my room quickly. That room was a bit noisy for me, and I called down to change it, which they did immediately and with a smile. The staff was great, service was perfect, and the breakfast buffet was quite good. Coffee in the room was surprisingly good. The bed was VERY comfortable. I used the exercise room. It is small with an elliptical, a treadmill and a bike, but it was just what I needed. Evelyn was the manager on duty when I was there and she was there morning and night. She was truly professional and incredibly helpful, especially when I arrived. I would absolutely recommend this hotel. I had a very good experience and will stay there every time that I visit my friends in San Rafael!
January 21, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by dave6 This hotel needs upgrade
Room not ready at time promised. Had to return later. First room was shabby. Big scratch on TV, plastic curtain closest to window was torn, rug on first floor by elevator dirty looking & stained. Asked for a second choice. Room on second floor very much better. Only problem was the confusing air conditioning system: one on wall and one by window. Which to use? Finally, after calling for help and no one came, just unplugged what I could and slept w/o air on.
Finally, at these prices, many hotels provide at least a modest breakfast, like
juice and a roll.
July 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Blitz1821 Great Experince
Overall great stay.The staff were very friendly and helpful.
April 22, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by ChuckPNW Great weekend
Spent three nights over a weekend. Check-in process was perfect. Mimi at the front desk handled all my needs with courtesy, despite being overwhelmed by walk-ups, phone calls, etc. She explained all my options, an I left well-informed.
Room was great.
March 29, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Stargazer2546 Wonderful Staff
The front desk staff is very attentive , we are season travelers and had stayed from limited to luxurious services hotels but the front desk staff here are beyond measure. They made such a big difference in our stay.
January 19, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Marty48 Not up to Sheraton standards
Beautiful location. However, both bedside lamps were in trouble. One was about to fall off the wall and the other had its lampshade taped together. The word "tacky" comes to mind. Not what I would expect from a Sheraton property.
May 31, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Gnaws LUV it!!
Bestest hotel in San Rafael. Been there 5 times. Get the big rooms that INCLUDE the b'fast buffet. You'll be much happier.
March 21, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by TRex65 Could improve
The room seemed cramped compared to other Four Points I have stayed at. The desk had no office chair, so I could not spread out and do any work there; I had to sit in an arm chair with my notebook on my lap to do work.
July 18, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by SeniorTraveller This hotel has great features.
All Front Desk Staff and Dining Room Staff are Cheerful, Helpful. Rooms are spacious with comfortable beds.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is always appreciated. Well-located and
easy on/off freeway access.
October 11, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Milt1 Don't stay here!
The entire hotel has an odor to it. It may be the cleaning solution, but it is quite strong. The room chair looked like something from a college dorm room. It has seen better days. The restaurant was horrible. The hostess was nowhere to be found so we waited to be seated while waitresses would say "she must be coming right back." The buffet ran out of plates, bowls and food. The food that was there had flies on it. When I asked our waitress for some jelly, she replied that we should just wait until they refilled the empty jelly container on the buffet rather than put any effort into finding some. Coffee cups were never refilled. It was not a pleasant way to start a day.
When we checked out the front desk manager was there. She listened to what we had to say and agreed that there were issues with the restaurant because of a lack of a manager. She offered us additional starwood points which we thanked her for, but which have never appeared in our account. We would never stay at this hotel again and we would be hesitant to stay at any Four Points hotel again although other Starwood brand hotels are wonderful~!
October 20, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by XYZX Trashy hotel
Carpets were dirty, curtain torn apart. Outside my room, pillows, covers and food leftovers were staying for hours before somebody took them. Very bad first impression.
July 20, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by joLily Nice enough
The staff were lovely and welcoming. Checked in late and I didn't need much but a place to sleep so not a lot of staff contact but the few I did encounter were very warm and welcoming.
The room was average at best. A couple lights were burnt out. I had a couple things that I wanted to store in a refrigerator but there was none. The heater was part of a wall air conditioner and not very effective. Without a thermostat I had to either turn the heat on or off which meant getting up a few times in the night to adjust that. The room and the bathroom in particular were quite cold in the morning and never warmed up sufficiently to take a comfortable shower. I didn't use the tv, so not sure how that was.
The decor was not only out of date but a little shabby. Things were clean and I felt sanitary, but the fixtures in the tub/shower were old and deteriorating.
This would not be a hotel I would recommend to anyone wishing to have an extended stay and I would not likely visit it again when I could find comparable accommodations at a lower price. I wanted something more comfortable, more to the standards of other Starwood hotels.
January 29, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Christine Nice but smelly
Room was nice and clean. The free internet was easy to use.
Free water is a nice perk.
Only problem was the hallways smell like a nursing home.
May 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by jksacto Great Experience
Very comfortable stay. Staff is very friendly and accomodating. Lovely pool and pool area. Great place for breakfast. Well done all around.
October 12, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by jjenn surprised by Sheration
I just felt this hotel was substandard compared to other Sheraton's I've stayed.
The beds were not comfortable, cob webs on the ceilings.
The breakfast was nice but the food could have been hotter.
August 11, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Lyn63 One problem
The only thing that bothered me were the towels. They were rough and almost crunchy. Use some Downey! Everything else was great!
February 11, 2013