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 – 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 with features such as an Electric Car Charging Station, bamboo flooring, and organic coffee. There is a Bioneers block, with special rates, make sure to mention BIO13.

    There is complimentary shuttle service to and from the conference available from 7:45am to 8pm.



  • Best Western Novato Oaks Inn
    215 Alameda del Prado; Novato, CA – 415-883-4400 or 800-625-7466

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

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 for $35 per night at the Bioneers Office in the Marin Center Exhibit Hall.
  • Overnight camping is not permitted on the Marin Center grounds.

Off-site Camping