10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Novato, California - Updated 2021

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Located in Marin County on the northern side of San Francisco Bay Area, Novato is a charming city in Califonia that is known for its open-spaced lands and gorgeous parks. Because of its landscape, lots of tourists who want to reconnect with nature and do outdoor activities drive all the way to this region of California. With Mount Burdell as Novato’s backdrop, this place is a pretty sanctuary for people who are tired of the city life. For tourists who like the sea, they can go to Point Reyes National Seashore and swim in refreshing waters to their hearts’ content. Tourists with a deep appreciation for art will surely have a wonderful time at Marin Museum of Contemporary Art. Planning to go on a holiday to San Francisco Bay Area? Check out our list of the 10 best Airbnb vacation rentals in Novato, California.

1. Stylish guesthouse with a gorgeous garden (from USD 95)

Looking for superb accommodations in Novato for your upcoming visit? If so, you might want to check out this lovely Airbnb that is surrounded by breathtaking gardens. It features a bohemian gazebo with adorable seating amidst beautiful plants and flowers. Surely, you will get to experience a relaxing vacation in this house with all the conveniences you might need including a stylish bedroom with a queen-sized bed, a lounge area, and a kitchen with cookware and utensils. The bathroom has a lovely sink with a vanity mirror and a spacious walk-in shower. This holiday home is perfect for couples, a pair of friends, and even solo travelers.

Secret Garden Retreat
Novato, California, United States
236 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my favorite amenities were the a/c television and shower
kitchen amenities were excellent and the bathroom new and nicely designed
the bed was comfortable the shower was wonderful and all the amenities were top notch
there’s a small seating area with a very comfortable sofa and chair with a television as well
they communicate well there is cable and wifi plenty of parking and check in was easy
unit was very nice and clean as advertised
the room was very clean and included many personal touches
robyn’s place was super clean and cozy
a great secluded clean roomy modern place
nice clean place for a weekend trip
hosts are kind and generous people
hosts are really thoughtful and ffiendky
she was kind responsive and gave us our privacy
the check-in process was easy and the host was easy to communicate with
this studio was exceptional and the host was very responsive to any questions with very prompt replies
a wonderful location and relaxing and beautiful place
great location with ample things to do around the area
it was in a perfect location for exploring both the coast and wine region
centrally located so it’s easy to get to lots of other fun places
definitely a great place to spend a weekend away
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2. Breathtaking mid-century modern haven (from USD 257)

This mid-century modern home is a haven for tourists with a liking for stunning interior designs and millennials who like to post snapshots of their vacation homes on Instagram. The floor-to-ceiling windows provide guests with natural light throughout the day. The place is tastefully furnished with contemporary accents and an impressive selection of furniture as well as high-end appliances. It has one cozy bedroom with fresh sheets and two bathrooms with toiletries. It has a state-of-the-art kitchen, a dining area, and a breakfast nook. Plus, it has lots of common spaces including a living room, a guest room, and a laptop-friendly workspace. The best part? Outside, there’s outdoor seating and a gorgeous pool.

Northern California Mid Century Modern
Novato, California, United States
29 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and hot tub are both in great condition and are secluded from the neighbors
the outdoor areas were perfect with a nice clean pool for swimming and a few different seating areas
leo was a great host and easy to reach when necessary
though covid-19 affected my stay leo was kind patient and communicative throughout a tricky cancellation thanks to airbnb
leo was very responsive before and during the stay which was much appreciated
leo’s place was very well decorated and very cute
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3. Sophisticated accommodation with a breathtaking garden (from USD 110)

Idyllic, luxurious, and cozy are three words that best describe this jaw-dropping rental in Novato. Guests will feel like royalty as they relax in this elegant abode. It has a romantic atmosphere that makes it perfect for couples. This guesthouse can accommodate up to three people perfect for a small group of friends. As for its amenities, it has a bright bedroom, a total of two beds, a spotless bathroom, and a stunning garden with outdoor seating and barbecue facilities.

Fairy Garden Cottage
Novato, California, United States
540 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was beautiful and cozy
a cozy little heaven filled with thoughtful touches
the bathroom is gorgeous she even had coffee and homemade oatmeal available
the bed was cozy the cottage decorated with such lovely detail and the breakfast was absolutely delicious
we felt very comfortable and at peace in her cottage and charming garden areas
everything was very clean and cozy
her place was super clean and absolutely stunning
cottage was clean everything worked including very nice hot tub
this clean and comfortable cottage on a quiet street in novato is a great place for a getaway
surprisingly it was refreshing and cool we do think it could use a big clean tho
teri is an awesome host
teri was such a wonderful host
teri was a very gracious and accommodating host
teri was an excellent host
teri is a wonderful host and has a very comfortable place
the location was great too
very cute and quiet place
very practical and neat location
walking distance to many cool areas including down town
teri's place was so lovely great location as it's close to hiking & wineries
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4. Modern minimalist abode near wineries (from USD 118)

This charming vacation rental will help you reconnect with nature. It has a marvelous garden filled with blooms and a pond. It also features outdoor seatings and a little spa where you can relax as you take in the views. Inside is a modern minimalist haven with hardwood flooring and visually pleasing white walls. It is equipped with a cozy bedroom, a private bath with amenities, a little kitchen, and a dining table for two. The cherry on top is its excellent location close to wineries and beaches.

Relaxing Backyard Garden Cottage w/ Hot Tub
Novato, California, United States
316 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
small but had everything you need- comfy bed great shower well stocked kitchenette and wifi
we really appreciated all the amenities provided in our room (microwave bowls/cups/utensils water tv mini-fridge etc)
but the yard is extremely lovely and has tables and chairs
the television channel selection was very generous from tim's cable service
bed was amazingly comfortable
clean and stylish guest cottage with amazing outdoor area to relax
timothy's place was exceptionally clean and well located
the space was very clean and efficient and we found the bed very comfortable
the bedding was soft the towels were lovely and the place was spotless
very cute and clean cottage equipped with everything you need
tim is a great host
tim is a gracious host who made us feel welcome
timothy was a great host
timothy was a great host
timothy was a wonderful host before and throughout our stay
the location is ideal for getting downtown
a great location for exploring the area
well located and a great value
very close to highway glad they built that wall to dampen traffic noise
peace and quiet and just a short walk to downtown
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5. Unique retreat with a pool (from USD 200)

If you are looking for unique accommodations with interesting aesthetics, this vacation rental might be perfect for you. It is a quaint guesthouse that showcases gorgeous hardwood flooring, plain-painted walls, and wooden furniture. It also has multiple expansive windows that let in natural light. This accommodation has a spacious bedroom with seatings, a charming rustic bathroom with essentials, and an adorable dining area. Outside, guests can take a dip in the stunning pool or read a good book in the garden.

The Guest House Bed and Breakfast
151 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 0 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place to stay pool and hot tub are great amenities to have
the toilet and sink are inside a giant wine barrel brian was an excellent host as well
brian was an incredible host from the delicious breakfast to the fantastic suggestions
this guest house is a fantastical bed and breakfast set amongst a botanical oasis
beautiful space with a lovely yard space with a pool and wooden hot tub
clean easy and comfortable
the host is delightful
the hosts made us feel at home actually like family
brian was a wonderful host and the accommondations were amazing
he hosts with warmth and kindness that will make you feel right at home
brian is a great host and made us feel at home
i loved this place and only wish we could've stayed longer
a perfect location to explore the mountains bay north bay san francisco and napa
it is located close to sonoma and other wine hubs so i highly recommend this for wine-tasting trips
the location was great for many local activities in sf napa sonoma and the coast
the stay here was relaxing and the perfect place to come back to after exploring the wineries
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6. Small yet complete rental with a bathtub (from USD 90)

Are you visiting the charming city of Novato alone or with someone special? Do you prefer a small yet cozy space for yourself and your company? If so, this lovely place might interest you. It is an elegant contemporary guesthouse that features a comfy bedroom with a work desk and a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom with a bathtub, and enough storage space for your belongings, a kitchenette with coffee-making facilities, and a front deck with a table for two. It is located in a serene and safe neighborhood, just a short distance from the highway.

Private Place: BR, Bath, Deck, Entry (Non-Smokers)
Novato, California, United States
294 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
esp enjoyed the little patio chair and tables out back
peter and deborah had a lovely space that has everything you need for a comfortable visit
the private room and bathroom were excellent
very nice compact apartment well equipped with everything needed for a 1 night stay
the shower had plenty of hot water and the bed was comfortable
sparkling clean as well
clean friendly affordable place to stay
everything was clean and meticulous in detail
the space was clean and quiet
guest suite was very clean and nicely decorated
my hosts were very gracious
the hosts were very welcoming and helpful
peter and deborah were gracious hosts
wonderful hosts we would definitely recommend
their home design was great and they were kind and helpful
great location and neighborhood
you'll like the location too - very convenient to everything
plus a free parking space in a very nice and quiet neighborhood close to restaurants/stores
good location: we got to pt
it also included lots of “extras ” great location; very close to downtown novato
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7. Waterfront home with a private beach area (from USD 291)

This excellent vacation rental is perfect for tourists who want to have fun in the sun. It is a waterfront guesthouse with a private beach area and outdoor furniture. It is spacious enough to sleep up to eight guests. Fully furnished and cozy, this haven is a relaxing abode that will shelter you after a long day at the beach. It is equipped with four bedrooms, three spotless bathrooms, a full kitchen, cozy lounge areas, and upper and lower terraces with barbecue equipment on the lower level. The best part? This side of Novato has the most picturesque sunset views.

4 BR Waterfront Home, Private Beach
Novato, California, United States
238 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furnishings were very comfortable
the view was absolutely stunning and the beds were very comfortable
being from florida we didn’t anticipate the hotter weather so a fan in the house would be helpful
we made great use of the outdoor facilities enjoying the fabulous waterside views and weather
jason’s home and property was gorgeous there was amenities for everything and all the beds were really comfortable
the house was clean and roomy
house was very clean
the house is beautiful clean and had everything we needed
the property was very clean
the house was spotless and the beds we all loved the beds
host was wonderfully responsive
the management was very courteous and responsive
the host is very responsive and helpful
jason has been very helpful
jason is a great host and is very accessible
great location for san fran and/or napa
great location and beautiful place
excellent house in an amazing location
this is an ideal location for visiting the area
great location in a very quiet neighborhood along the lagoon
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8. Superb rustic farm cottage with sauna (from USD 125)

Guarantee yourself a relaxing and memorable holiday in Novato when you book this stunning rustic farm cottage. Its wooden furnishings make this place extra cozy. It is complete with a bedroom with a king-sized bed and luxurious fresh sheets, a sophisticated work desk, a sparkling clean private bathroom with essentials, a complete kitchen, and a patio with scenic views. While here, guests can have access to a hot tub, an infrared sauna, and barbecue facilities. The most exciting part is you will get to see farm animals roaming around the area.

Permaculture Farm Rustic Cottage
Novato, California, United States
228 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing amenities and a comfortable place
a complete kitchen for cooking the fresh eggs
looking for an unforgettable experience? unique furnishings special touches and extremely comfortable
the cottage is small; clean; comfortable; kitchen had all the amenities for cooking
the bed was super comfortable
very clean and easy to find
great place and very clean
plenty of big fluffy towels super comfy bedding clean and well stocked kitchen with thoughtful touches throughout
nancy’s place was super clean quite and nice
unit was ample clean and comforting and inviting
the hosts are amazing and kind people
nancy was a wonderful host
she is a lovely person and a great host
nancy was a great host
she is open and kind
beautiful location and wonderful grounds
near lots of beautiful hiking locations
had a wonderful weekend away from the city here at nancy’s place
great location for the wineries point reyes and the city
a lovely farm with a wonderful location close to everything
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9. Luxurious holiday home for 16 guests

Wake up to the picturesque views of Novato hills, and enjoy the freshest air from this hilltop area filled with stunning plants. This luxurious guesthouse can accommodate up to 16 guests. It is equipped with five cozy bedrooms and four bathrooms with towels and toiletries. It also houses a kitchen with marvelous granite countertops, high-end appliances, utensils, and a 10-seat dining table directly facing the scenic views. Plus, it has two living spaces with flat-screen TVs and a fireplace. On top of these, it has a huge deck with a hot tub.

Luxury 4k Ft Home Fits 16 Center of Napa/Sonoma/SF
Novato, California, United States
209 reviews
Entire house 12 Beds 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds and mattresses are comfortable
there's a secure fenced yard for dogs and really nice kitchen & bathrooms
our adventure consisted of day trips into the city using the fully equipped kitchen for dinners at the house
the family room sectional needs to be replaced but was a it was truly a great experience
everything was very clean
the house is clean and beautiful
tons of beds very clean and large home
it is spacious and super clean when we checked in
the space was huge and clean
daniel is such a great host
daniel is a great host too
daniel was responsive and helpful
daniel was an awesome host was helpful with any questions or concerns we had
amazing value and great host
the neighborhood is nice and the location is convenient
the location of this house is nice and safe
great location if you want to visit sf or napa/sonoma
finally great location away from the city and close to wineries i would definitely stay here again
beautiful place to get away from it all
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10. Fantastic guesthouse with a stunning family-friendly pool

For tourists who prefer accommodations in a quiet and scenic area, this beautiful cottage is perfect for you. Surrounded by oak trees and lovely plants, this studio-type haven is a relaxing retreat away from the noise and pollution of the city. Plus, it has an outdoor pool with a shallow portion for kids. This modern accommodation has a comfy sleeping area with a queen-sized bed, a laptop-friendly workspace, a private bathroom with essentials, and a kitchenette with granite countertops and a breakfast nook. Plus, it has a patio with seatings where you can enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon drinks while marveling at the picturesque views of nature.

Cottage Under the Oaks
Novato, California, United States
64 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were very comfortable and greatly appreciated their provisions of water coffee wine
the cottage is cute and cozy and comfortable to stay in
the pool and hot tub and slide were awesome
i spent my time at the property sitting by a beautiful pool on a quiet ranch like property
quiet clean and comfortable
spacious exceedingly clean and on beautiful property
place was very clean and sat on just a beautiful property
it is super clean and very peaceful/quiet
comfortable clean quiet elegant and relaxing
amy & bg were great hosts
amy and bg were the wonderful hosts
the hosts were wonderful and very accommodating
amy & bg were excellent hosts; friendly & helpful
the host family is warm and wonderful
it was in the perfect location for our visit; close to all the smaller towns north of sf
lovely cottage with gorgeous architectural details on beautiful grounds close to great hiking trails and town
this was a lovely guesthouse in a quiet convenient location
their place is amazing perfectly located between napa and sonoma and san fran
located in a beautiful neighborhood convenient to 101 this cottage is a lovely and quiet retreat
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Enjoy a holiday in Novato

Novato is a charming city in San Francisco Bay Area that is known for its natural wonders. It has lots of vast open spaces, forested areas, and beaches that make it an ideal go-to destination for tourists who want a relaxing vacation. If you are planning to indulge in the offerings of this beautiful city, be sure to book superb accommodation here. Refer to this list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Novato, California.

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