Rates & Policy info for the Marin Vista - Retreat Vacation Home - 7+ bedroom Home

Marin Vista Vacation Home - Perfect for your large retreat!
7+ Bedrooms (8) / 3 Full Baths - Sleeps up to 20/22 comfortably.

Rates 2018/19

Available Year Round, Nightly, full amenities provided.

Seasonal Rates 2018/19(also listed on website, rates: http://marinretreat.com/vacation_home_rates
** Non-Peak 2018 - (2 night minimum) 
  •   $ 1295.00 /night:  Weekdays (Monday-Thursday)
  • $1,395.00 /night:  Weekend (Fri, Sat)
    • (Friday/Saturday must be booked together)
 ** Peak 2018: (3 night minimum!): June, July, August, September:
$1395 night
(Friday/Saturday must be booked together)
Additional Fee Info
  • + $525.  cleaning fee (one time)  
  • + 10% Marin County Transient tax.
  • Add $800. (Fully Refundable) Security Deposit
Holiday Rates - 2018/19:
    Thanksgiving (11/19-11/27)...$1495/night *4nt minimum*
    Christmas: (12/21 - 12/27).....$1495/night … *4nt minimum*
    New Years  (12/28-1/2)...$1495/night … *4nt minimum*
** If  booking doesn't require the actual holiday date, it may be possible to drop minimum; inquire.
Single / In-between Nights 2017/18:
* Allowed in-between bookings , last minute, and or if extra days in month, Inquire:
$ 1,395.00 for 1nt. (only if one night possible)

Minimums & rates do drop when close to the date - Inquire!

Seasonal Rates - 2018:

** Non-Peak 2018 - (2 night minimum) Feb1 - May 30:

Single / In-between Nights 2018:  Allowed in-between bookings , last minute, and or if extra days in month, Inquire.

  • $ 1,495.00 for 1nt. (only if one night possible)


    Holiday Rates - 2018/19May be possible to drop minimum if  booking doesn't require the actual holiday date.  Inquire.

        Thanksgiving (11/19-11/27)...$1495/night * 4nt minimum*
        Winter Holiday: (12/21 - 12/26).....$1495/night … *4nt minimum*
        New Years  (12/26/2018 - 1/2/2019)...$1495/night … *4nt minimum*

      Additional Fee Info
      • + $525. Cleaning fee (one time)  
      • +  10%  Marin County Transient tax.
      • + $800.  Security Deposit.
        • All $800 Fully refundable at check-out, see contract for details. 

      Home is registered with the County of Marin as the Marin Vista Vacation Home:
      • Tax ID: 30-0831008 as a Vacation Home, County of Marin.
        • Note to potential guests/travelers: Marin County requires guests that lodge in Marin pay a 10% Transient (Hotel) TaxThis transient tax helps helps pay for Marin's public roads, facilities, and maintained public spaces and is required by most municipalities (Tax rate varies - San Francisco is at 12%). 


      Free at the Marin Vista House:

      • Fully furnished home with complete amenities provided for up to 20.
      • Views to enjoy, throughout home.
        • Enjoy head on views of Lucas Valley Mountains, end of San Francisco Bay, out to the Napa Valley Ridge Line.
      • Cable Access at home - Free.
      • Wireless Internet throughout - Free
      • Community Swimming Pool (4-6minute drive- beautiful valley- seamless pool with kid area and diving board)
      • Projector Screen42” pull down for Corporate or other. - Free.                 
      • Large Decks, private,  with seating for all and great Views.
      • Quality Oneida Silverware, matching white plates, wine glasses, for up to 20 guests!
      • Laundry Area - Ironing Board and Iron for use as well.).
      • Large Outdoor Common Areas, includes decks, lawns and patio (property on 1+acre).
      • Real Bed sizes - Real official size beds of  "Queen", "Full size beds", "Twin beds"(unlike what happens at hotels where only the width requirements are met).  At Marin Retreat, beds are real & toes won't hang off!
      • Two (2) Fold-a-way beds provided upon request (fee applies) - always fresh and dressed - Ready to go.  :)
      • Parking  - Private driveway & cul-de-sac location - park 7-9 cars! - Free


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      Home is also listed on the following sites:

      • By Owner - this is the site, use "Contact Us":

        • Click on "Contact Us", upper right of this webpage, or "Here" for contract to reserve.
          • NO added service fee (0%) by owner.
            • 3% of total if using a credit card for payment via Paypal.
            • Check accepted (90 days in advance for balance)
      • Google business page:
        • Contact us directly via google:
          • http://marinretreat.business.site/
          • NO added service fee (0%) by owner.
            • 3% of total if using a credit card for payment via Paypal.
            • Check accepted (90 days in advance for balance)


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      **Policy Info:

      • Check-In/Out times
        • Check-in: 3:15pm
        • Check-out: 11:00am


      • Early/Late Check-in/outs:
      • Early In / Late Out Note
        • Due to last minute bookings, showings, and needed repairs, Early check-in/Late check-outs cannot be confirmed as possible until several days before arrival date.    Thank you for understanding.
      • If requesting more than 1 hour early or late, additional $80./hr fee applies
        • Early / late check-in/outs are not to exceed 1hr & cannot be approved till close to check-in.
        • Can be arranged, but only one week before check-in.  
          • Extra Early Check-in: (Normal check-in time is 3pm) 
            • 9am Check-in:  Fee of $400.00
              • Cannot be arranged/scheduled/guaranteed till one/two weeks before check-in, depending on bookings scheduled.
          • Extra Late Check-out: (Normal check-out time is 11am)
            • 5pm Late Check-out: Fee of $400.00
              • Cannot be arranged/scheduled/guaranteed till one/two weeks before check-in, depending.


      • Un-approved Early or Late check-in / outs (ie: without written approval)
        • Please understand that home has scheduling cleanings, maintnance, and showings needs.
        • Additional fee of $125.00 /per hour for un-approved early, or late check-in/outs (without approval).
          • This stresses the maintnance personel, maid team, or any other professional at the home during that time waiting to come in and work.  This, causes loss of work time, even cancellation of work, unhappy employee team. 
          • Please, it is a must to ask for permission and have it schuduled (*Maid team has a schedules to get to). Thank you for understanding.


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      • Payment Info:

      •  Rent Deposit shall be paid with the submission of signed rental agreement.
      •  Security Deposit and Rent Balance are due Ninety (90) days in advance of stay.
      •  Acceptable forms of payment are personal checks, cashier's check, money order, cash, or credit cards (via PayPal)**.
      •  Credit cards via PayPal are accepted- handling fee applies.


      • Cancellations:
        •  Either party may cancel the reservation in writing up to 90 days prior to the arrival date .
        • There is a $500 administrative fee if you cancel your reservation in whole or part.


      • Deposit, Cleaning fee and Tax:
        • $800   Refundable Security Deposit (fully refundable after check-out)
        • $425.  Cleaning fee (one time).
        • 10%    Marin County Transient Tax
        • Holding deposit for Reservation during Holiday bookings is 1/2 of the total rental nights reserved.


      • Showing Marin Vista:  Marin Vista welcome potential guests to view the home whenever guests are not checked-in (please see booking calander).
        • One (1) showing only per group.   Because the home books groups of up to 20, we ask that potential bookers coordinate together for the showing.
        • Additional Visits:
          • Additional visits (after booking) to the home for extra viewing can be arranged with an additional $40 fee, per hour visit.
          • Early drop off of goods is Not available due to liability.


      • Extra Guests
        • Extra Guests
        • For liability reasons, and your protection, all guests need to be accounted for when staying at the home
        • Permission needed by owner for any persons, besides on contract of 20, to be allowed in the home.
        • Extra trash fee for events with extra people.
          • Overnight:
            • Max overnight is 20.
            • If more than 20 (with permission only), charge is $45 per extra person/ night (will include fold-a-bed with fresh sheets & towel)
              • (If not exceeding 20, but want different sleeping arrangements:
                • 2 extra fold-a-way beds available for rent (always made fresh).
                  • One time fee of $45. for each.


      • Daytime:
        • No extra guests above 20 /(22 with permission only)  for overnight.
        • 5 extra guest allowed - totaling 25 at house for daytime visiting.
          • Guest visiting hours 12pm-6pm.
          • All guests must be put on contract.


      • If more than 5 visiting:
        • addendum to contract as well as liability will have to be modified. 
        • Extra trash/cleaning fee, special permission required.


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      To Secure Reservation:  ( to book / hold / reserve dates)

      Step 1Contract & Deposit Required

      • Request a contract, it will be sent to you via email. 
        • Contract good for 5 days after sent via email.
      • Send in Deposit amount with contract (fully refundable after check-out).
        •  If booking within the 90 day period, deposit and full balance is due to reserve.
        • Confirmation of reserved booking sent via email upon receipt of deposit payment.
      • Contract good for 5 days after sent via email 
        • If contract & payment not received, or confirmed sent, within three (3)business days after the date first noted above, we reserve the right to cancel your reservation and offer rental of the Marin Retreat Vacation Home to others for the above dates. 

      Step 2Send Final Payment (90 days before check-in).  

      • Check-in codes and Confirmation packets sent upon receipt of final blance payment.
      • Accepted forms of payment:  Paypal, Personal Check, Cashiers Check, Cash.


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      Gift a reunion at  Marin Vista House for up to 20 guests!

      Contact Us!  Book a "Gift stay" today!   Click "Here"

      Makes a great present for family or friends to reconnect!


      Marin Vista House
      Contact Us!
      Phone: #(415) 233-6960
      Direct via link:  "Contact Us"


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      Marin Vista House is a proud member, & yearly Supporter of:


       Marine Mammal Center


      How Marin Vista Donates / Cares:
      Marin Vista House is an Active Member of both organizations, Wildcare and Marine Mammal Center, organizations working hard to educate people as well as help wildlife species get healthy and back to the wild where they belong.

      heart  Wildcare:

      • Marin Vista House has a Wildcare Owl Box on property to support local Owl populations.  Owls are also a great way to naturally advocate pest control without pesticides. :)
      • Marin Vista House is a Yearly Active Member   
      • Marin Vista House - Bi-annually: all sheets and towels donated for hospital/animal care.
      Marin organization, dedicated to healing & releasing local wildlife back into it's natural surroundings.  Educating the local population on it's natural environment is a priority.
      Found an injured animal? Hotline  415-456-SAVE (7283)  9am - 5pm - Not in the San Francisco Bay Area and looking for such an organization?

         Help feed our hungry patients!


      heart  Marine Mammal Center:

      • Yearly Active Member   
      • Adopted Two (2) Seals for 2015: "Blond Bomber" & "LilaRach"

      "Blond Bomber" "LilaRach"

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      Be informed of your charges when going through vacaiton rental sites (that claim to carry liability, but the fine print isn't so upfront!)



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