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Hilton Garden Inn San Marcos
Hilton Garden Inn San Marcos
8.9 Excellent
2131 N Highway 35, San Marcos, TX, United States
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2.6 mi from city centre, San Marcos 
ExcellentBased on 229 reviews
8.9

Situated in San Marcos, the hotel is within easy reach of Texas State University-San Marcos and Wonder World. It has a fitness centre, as well as a 24-hour business centre, a 24-hour reception and an outdoor pool.

Comfort Suites Near Texas State University
Comfort Suites Near Texas State University
8.2 Excellent
104 IH 35 North, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.0 mi from city centre, San Marcos 
ExcellentBased on 229 reviews
8.2

Situated in San Marcos, Comfort Suites San Marcos provides 3-star accommodation, as well as free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Quality Inn University near Downtown
Quality Inn University near Downtown
7.6 Good
1611 IH-35 North, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.9 mi from city centre, San Marcos 
GoodBased on 274 reviews
7.6

Quality Inn University near Downtown is located in San Marcos and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It also offers free private parking on site and is a short car ride from Texas State University-San Marcos.

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Marcos Outlet Mall
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Marcos Outlet Mall
8.8 Excellent
111 Centerpoint Court, San Marcos, TX, United States
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4.7 mi from city centre, San Marcos 
ExcellentBased on 674 reviews
8.8

Boasting a swimming pool, La Quinta by Wyndham San Marcos Outlet Mall is situated in San Marcos and provides comfortable accommodation. It is located a brief stroll from San Marcos Premium Outlets.

Crystal River Inn
Crystal River Inn
8.0 Excellent
326 West Hopkins Street, San Marcos, TX, United States
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0.2 mi from city centre, San Marcos 
ExcellentBased on 46 reviews
8.0

Located within walking distance of San Marcos Intermodal Station, this comfortable bed and breakfast is a convenient base for those wanting to discover San Marcos and its surrounds. Guests can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Marcos
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Marcos
7.1 Good
1619 I-35 North, San Marcos, TX, United States
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2.0 mi from city centre, San Marcos 
GoodBased on 934 reviews
7.1

La Quinta Inn San Marcos offers 3-star accommodation in San Marcos. It also features free wired internet and an outdoor pool.

Homewood Suites By Hilton San Marcos
Homewood Suites By Hilton San Marcos
8.8 Excellent
451 Barnes Drive, San Marcos, TX, United States
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2.8 mi from city centre, San Marcos 
ExcellentBased on 139 reviews
8.8

Homewood Suites By Hilton San Marcos provides a comfortable setting while in San Marcos. It also features a safe, a 24-hour business centre and an outdoor pool.

Holiday Inn San Marcos Convention Center
Holiday Inn San Marcos Convention Center
8.3 Excellent
105 Bintu Drive, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.8 mi from city centre, San Marcos 
ExcellentBased on 392 reviews
8.3

Holiday Inn San Marcos is situated in San Marcos and offers complimentary wireless internet. It also provides an outdoor pool, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.

Super 8 by Wyndham San Marcos
Super 8 by Wyndham San Marcos
5.7 Okay
1429 I-35 North, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.7 mi from city centre, San Marcos 
OkayBased on 77 reviews
5.7

Super 8 by Wyndham San Marcos is situated in San Marcos and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It also provides a safe, a 24-hour reception and an outdoor pool.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South
Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South
8.5 Excellent
900 Barnes Drive, San Marcos, TX, United States
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3.2 mi from city centre, San Marcos 
ExcellentBased on 169 reviews
8.5

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - San Marcos South is situated in San Marcos and features free Wi-Fi. It also provides a lift, a swimming pool and a 24-hour reception.

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Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:June
Average price in San Marcos:$126/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$38/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$108 - $164
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$78 - $141
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Hilton Garden Inn San Marcos
Hilton Garden Inn San Marcos
8.9 Excellent
2131 N Highway 35, San Marcos, TX, United States
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2.6 mi from city centre, San Marcos 

Situated in San Marcos, the hotel is within easy reach of Texas State University-San Marcos and Wonder World. It has a fitness centre, as well as a 24-hour business centre, a 24-hour reception and an outdoor pool.

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Crystal River Inn
Crystal River Inn
8.0 Excellent
326 West Hopkins Street, San Marcos, TX, United States
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0.2 mi from city centre, San Marcos 

Located within walking distance of San Marcos Intermodal Station, this comfortable bed and breakfast is a convenient base for those wanting to discover San Marcos and its surrounds. Guests can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.

3
Holiday Inn San Marcos Convention Center
Holiday Inn San Marcos Convention Center
8.3 Excellent
105 Bintu Drive, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.8 mi from city centre, San Marcos 

Holiday Inn San Marcos is situated in San Marcos and offers complimentary wireless internet. It also provides an outdoor pool, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.

4
Comfort Suites Near Texas State University
Comfort Suites Near Texas State University
8.2 Excellent
104 IH 35 North, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.0 mi from city centre, San Marcos 

Situated in San Marcos, Comfort Suites San Marcos provides 3-star accommodation, as well as free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

5
Quality Inn University near Downtown
Quality Inn University near Downtown
7.6 Good
1611 IH-35 North, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.9 mi from city centre, San Marcos 

Quality Inn University near Downtown is located in San Marcos and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It also offers free private parking on site and is a short car ride from Texas State University-San Marcos.

6
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Austin San Marcos
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Austin San Marcos
9.0 Excellent
1250 North IH-35, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.4 mi from city centre, San Marcos 

Located in San Marcos, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Austin San Marcos is within a 30-minute drive of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and provides an outdoor pool and a sauna. It offers 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

7
Hampton Inn & Suites San Marcos
Hampton Inn & Suites San Marcos
8.4 Excellent
106 I H 35, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.0 mi from city centre, San Marcos 

The hotel offers contemporary accommodation in San Marcos and is within a 20-minute walk of San Marcos Intermodal Station. It has a fitness centre, as well as laundry facilities, an outdoor pool and a safe.

8
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Marcos
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Marcos
7.1 Good
1619 I-35 North, San Marcos, TX, United States
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2.0 mi from city centre, San Marcos 

La Quinta Inn San Marcos offers 3-star accommodation in San Marcos. It also features free wired internet and an outdoor pool.

Cheapest hotels in San Marcos, Texas

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Super 8 by Wyndham San Marcos
Super 8 by Wyndham San Marcos
5.7 Okay
1429 I-35 North, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.7 mi from city centre,  

Super 8 by Wyndham San Marcos is situated in San Marcos and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It also provides a safe, a 24-hour reception and an outdoor pool.

$61
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Econo Lodge San Marcos University Area
Econo Lodge San Marcos University Area
5.1 Okay
811 South Guadalupe Street, San Marcos, TX, United States
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0.8 mi from city centre,  

Econo Lodge San Marcos is located in San Marcos and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. It also provides an outdoor pool, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception.

$63
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University Inn
University Inn
6.6 Good
1635 Aquarena Springs Drive, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.8 mi from city centre,  

University Inn San Marcos is located in San Marcos and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. It also offers an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

$63
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Quality Inn University near Downtown
Quality Inn University near Downtown
7.6 Good
1611 IH-35 North, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.9 mi from city centre,  

Quality Inn University near Downtown is located in San Marcos and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It also offers free private parking on site and is a short car ride from Texas State University-San Marcos.

$73
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Marcos Outlet Mall
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Marcos Outlet Mall
8.8 Excellent
111 Centerpoint Court, San Marcos, TX, United States
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4.7 mi from city centre,  

Boasting a swimming pool, La Quinta by Wyndham San Marcos Outlet Mall is situated in San Marcos and provides comfortable accommodation. It is located a brief stroll from San Marcos Premium Outlets.

$82
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La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Marcos
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Marcos
7.1 Good
1619 I-35 North, San Marcos, TX, United States
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2.0 mi from city centre,  

La Quinta Inn San Marcos offers 3-star accommodation in San Marcos. It also features free wired internet and an outdoor pool.

$89
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Best Western San Marcos
Best Western San Marcos
7.6 Good
917 N I 35, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.0 mi from city centre,  

Located in San Marcos, Best Western San Marcos is within a 40-minute drive of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and provides an outdoor pool. It has a fitness centre, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature, laundry facilities and a 24-hour reception.

$92
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Comfort Suites Near Texas State University
Comfort Suites Near Texas State University
8.2 Excellent
104 IH 35 North, San Marcos, TX, United States
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1.0 mi from city centre,  

Situated in San Marcos, Comfort Suites San Marcos provides 3-star accommodation, as well as free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

$95
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Hotel prices in San Marcos

2 stars and under

$61 - $120

Comfort Suites Near Texas State University

#1 Most popular

$95
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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Marcos Outlet Mall
$82
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University Inn

Best value

$63
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3 stars

$97 - $130

Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Austin San Marcos
$107
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Holiday Inn San Marcos Convention Center

#2 Most popular

$114
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Hilton Garden Inn San Marcos

Best value

$97
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Where to stay in San Marcos

About San Marcos

Famed for its massive outlet malls, San Marcos is a vibrant college town in the heart of Texas. Its historic downtown area and the Texas State University both feature beautifully restored buildings, while Dick’s Classic Garage Car Museum is renowned for its prized vintage vehicles.

Things to do

Spend an afternoon strolling the historic streets of Downtown San Marcos, which are packed with charming boutiques and restaurants serving Texas-fusion fare. Admire the early-1900s architecture of Hays County Courthouse and learn about the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson through his personal artefacts on display at the LBJ Museum.

Discover the African-American history of San Marcos at the Calaboose African American Museum, set in a late-19th-century jail. Letters, photographs and artefacts tell the stories of the Buffalo Soldiers and Tuskegee Airmen, as well as how the Civil Rights movement impacted San Marcos.  

Embark on a shopping spree at the San Marcos Outlet Malls, which include more than 350 retail stores set across the Premium Outlets and Tanger Factory Outlet Center. The shops are renowned for offering heavy discounts and bargain prices, making it one of the top shopping destinations in Texas.

Admire classic American vehicles and memorabilia from the 1930s, 40s and 50s at Dick’s Classic Garage Car Museum. It’s home to a 1948 Tucker Sedan, vintage Cadillacs, Buicks and Oldsmobiles, as well as a dedicated restoration area where you can see classic vehicles being reworked.

Getting around

San Marcos is a 30-minute drive from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and 2.5 hours from Houston. Buses travel throughout San Marcos and many attractions are within easy cycling distance of one another.

San Marcos travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in San Marcos?

    Hampton Inn & Suites San Marcos is a very popular hotel in San Marcos with a score of 8.4 from 223 reviews. Comfort Suites Near Texas State University (8.2 from 229 reviews) and La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Marcos Outlet Mall (8.8 from 672 reviews) are also highly rated San Marcos hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near San Marcos Premium Outlets?

    A good hotel close to San Marcos Premium Outlets is La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Marcos Outlet Mall (rated 8.8/10 from 672 reviews).

  • What is a good hotel in San Marcos near Rio Vista Park?

    Hampton Inn & Suites San Marcos is a hotel near Rio Vista Park that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.4 from 223 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Strahan Coliseum?

    If you’re planning to stay near Strahan Coliseum, you should consider Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Austin San Marcos, which has a score of 9.0 from 279 reviews.