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In San Rafael and the surrounding area you’ll find a number of beautiful hotels–any one of which will offer a comfortable stay while you attend the National Bioneers Conference. For your convenience, we’ve listed a few hotels. Please check with the participating hotel for special rates and availability.


Embassy Suites Hotel

101 McInnis Parkway; San Rafael, CA – 415-499-9222

The Embassy Suites is the onsite hotel, and is located within walking distance to Veteran’s Memorial auditorium –  please note, rooms sell out quickly for the National Bioneers Conference.

Inn Marin

250 Entrada Drive; Novato, CA – 415-883-5952 or 800-652-6565

Inn Marin is certified Green at the Environmentalist level by the CA Green Lodging Program. Amenities include, an EV charging station, free WiFi, complimentary continental breakfast, pool and spa, business center and exercise facility. Our onsite restaurant Rickey’s serves American favorites for dinner and offers a full bar.

Best Western Novato Oaks Inn

215 Alameda del Prado; Novato, CA – 415-883-4400 or 800-625-7466

Rated the #1 California Best Western, Novato Oaks inn provides free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and full access to pool, hot-tub and business center. The hotel has a full restaurant and bar with daily happy hour and Sunday Brunch. Book online at a discount by clicking here.

The Novato Oaks Inn is approximately 5 miles from the Marin Center.

Rate guaranteed on reservations booked before 9/15.

Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael

1010 Northgate Drive; San Rafael, CA – 415-479-8800

The Four Points by Sheraton recently completed a $5 million transformation with beautiful gathering spaces, new lobby, and introducing the new Hillside Tavern bar and restaurant. Special Bioneers rate via this link. The hotel is approximately 1.2 miles from the Marin Center and a complimentary courtesy shuttle is available to guest. Hotel Amenities include Complimentary refrigerator and microwave in every room, wifi, complimentary parking, complimentary full breakfast buffet for special 2016 Bioneers program, pool and spa, business center, gym, and two outdoor Patio areas.

You may also find these hotel-alternatives useful:

Onsite Parking & RV Permits

  • Marin Center offers free all-day parking.
  • Designated event parking spaces for RV’s are available.  Permits are required for RV parking and may be purchased upon arrival at the Bioneers Office in the Marin Center Exhibit Hall.
  • Overnight camping is not permitted on the Marin Center grounds.

Off-site Camping