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Cottage by Creek


Cottage by Creek

2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Air conditioningThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

This lovely studio cottage in Mill Valley, Marin County, just North of San Francisco, sits beside a stream, just 20 feet from a small waterfall. It is only a five minute walk, alongside the creek through a redwood grove, from downtown Mill Valley!


Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM


282 Reviews

Deepa User Profile
December 2017
Beautiful location and an easy walk to Downtown Mill Valley (Coffee, Restaurants, Market, Movie Theater, etc). Wanted to use the cottage as a base to explore Marin and to that end was not disappointed - the unit had everything I needed, including ample street parking. Suitable fo…
Kade User Profile
September 2015
Marilla's Cottage by the Creek is unbelievable. Although we did not get to meet Marilla in person, our stay went smoothly and it was everything we could have hoped for. Special thanks to Lynda for helping us out in Marillas absence. Highly recommended for anyone in need of rest a…
Kat User Profile
November 2013
Marilla's Mill Valley lovers' cottage was wonderful. I especially loved the surrounding area - how peaceful and picturesque. The reading nook/swing was my chosen nest for the weekend - incredibly comfy and relaxing! I would stay here again for a weekend staycation.
Patrick User Profile
September 2013
Marilla was terrific. She puts you at ease right away, is attentive to requests and even bakes cookies! Great host and since this was my first AirBNB experience, she set the bar high for future. The cottage is well located and serene. Just what I needed after long days of teachin…
Josh User Profile
May 2018
Really great, little spot that was perfect for our honeymoon! Twenty minutes to San Francisco and forty to Sonoma. Really cute and very peaceful!
Chris User Profile
May 2018
Kim Mahan User Profile
Kim Mahan
May 2018
Awesome place!

Hosted by Marilla

Mill Valley, California, United StatesJoined in May 2013
Marilla User Profile
320 Reviews
I am an artist, musician, and marriage, family and child counselor. My website is under my name, marilla, at the US domain. I hope it gives a good sense of who I am. I hope you enjoy looking at it, and look forward to having you visit me at the Cottage by the Creek.
Languages: English
Response rate: 95%
Response time: within an hour
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About the home
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