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Red Roof Inn San Marcos - San Marcos - Pool
$101+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Hilton Garden Inn San Marcos - San Marcos - Restaurant
$173+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly

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Low season

December

High season

October

Average price (weeknight)

$116

Average price (weekend night)

$151
Cheapest month to stay with an average 17% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 23% rise in price.
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Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in San Marcos

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Top tips for finding San Marcos hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in San Marcos, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in San Marcos in December and January.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in San Marcos if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 9 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your San Marcos hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in San Marcos found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $125, while the most expensive was $278.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in San Marcos for 2 days.
  • Pet lovers are always considered in San Marcos for a vacation. Consider staying at Hilton Garden Inn San Marcos with your pet, a mile from Texas State University. The hotel allows cats and dogs in the building when in their proper kennel or in your hotel room. It has a friendly staff that may help your cat or dog locate your room when lost. It features an outdoor pool, a picnic area, and a private bathroom to wash your pet comfortably.
  • If you want to have excellent nightlife and clubbing while in the city, consider staying at the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center. This hotel is located 4 miles drive from Winder World Amusement Park. The hotel features on-site wet bars and freebies such as breakfast, appetizers, and drinks. It also has a casual grill and bar where live bands occur on Thursdays and Fridays. It has a heated outdoor pool, spa, and fitness center at some fees.
  • Spring Lake Hills Trailhead is where you can consider hiking with friends while at San Marcos. Consider booking a room at Days inn by Wyndham San Marcos, 2 miles from the hiking area. The hotel allows kids below 17 to stay for free while adults stay at some fee. You can access an outdoor pool with a sundeck and a complimentary breakfast at this place.
  • If you are in the city and need an exciting beach experience, consider staying at the Lakehouse Hotel and Resort. The hotel has a beachfront and a lake view where you can relax with friends. It features a poolside bar, and you'll enjoy some recreational activities such as fishing and boat riding at this location.
  • Travelers looking to catch up with the earliest flight through San Marcos Regional Airport should consider staying at Hilton Garden Inn San Marcos. This hotel is approximately 2.5 miles from the airport. It features a gym, an outdoor pool, and an airport shuttle at a surcharge.
  • If you are looking for a great and economical hotel choice while staying in San Marcos a good spot for you would be the San Marcos Inn. This hotel has a great location right in the center of town and offers room service and all of the rooms have balconies with great views of the city.
  • If you have come to San Marcos for a romantic getaway a really unique date night would be to head to the Stars & Stripes Drive-In Theatre. The Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Spa & Conference Center is only about a 15-minute drive from the theater and offers a pool and a bar and lounge.
  • If your trip to San Marcos is for a family vacation a great spot to take the whole family for an afternoon is the Wonder World Cave & Adventure Park. The Econo Lodge San Marcos University Area is only about a 6-minute drive from here and offers great family-friendly amenities such as an outdoor pool and a free breakfast.
  • If you're looking for a quiet place to go for a long walk or have a picnic a great spot to visit in this area is Stokes Park. The Econo Lodge San Marcos University Area is only about a 3-minute drive or a 15-minute walk from this tranquil location and offers amenities to guests like a free continental breakfast and rooms that come with both microwaves and refrigerators.
  • If you would like to get out and do some golfing on your vacation in San Marcos one great golf club to visit is the Kissing Tree Golf Club. The Candlewood Suites San Marcos is just about a 6-minute drive from the course and offers amenities for golfing guests like a snack bar, a game room, retail shops on-site, and a fitness center.

FAQs when booking a hotel in San Marcos

  • Where can I stay to have an exciting shopping experience in San Marcos?

    Consider staying at Courtyard by Marriott San Marcos, a walkable distance from San Marcos Outlet Mall, where you can enjoy an exciting shopping experience in the city. The hotel has a gym, an outdoor pool, and a complimentary breakfast for its guest.

  • Where can I stay with my kid in San Marcos?

    Holiday Inn San Marcos Convention Center is one of the kid-friendly hotels to stay with your child. Cribs are available in this hotel at your request. The hotel features a kid-friendly buffet, complimentary breakfast, a picnic area, a heated outdoor pool, and a sauna.

  • In which hotels in San Marcos can I stay near a casino?

    Casino lovers should consider staying at Sycuan Casino Resort, located approximately 4 miles from Jamul Casino. The hotel contains casino and gambling areas where you can have an exciting experience with friends. It is a smoke-free property and features an outdoor pool and a gym.

  • Where can I stay to have an exciting tennis experience in San Marcos?

    Consider staying at Wingate by Wyndham San Marcos, a 6-minute drive to Rio Vista Tennis Court, where you can visit for an exciting tennis experience. The hotel features an outdoor pool, complimentary breakfast, and a fitness center.

  • What is a good hotel choice if I am traveling to San Marcos to visit students at Texas State University?

    The White Rock Inn is only about a 4-minute drive from the campus and offers amenities to visitors such as free parking, family rooms, as well as a refrigerator and microwave in the rooms, a perfect ambient for those visiting students.

  • What is a good hotel choice if I am traveling to San Marcos on business and want to stay near the airport?

    The Hilton Garden Inn San Marcos is only about a 12-minute drive from the San Marcos Regional Airport (HYI) and offers a business center and ample meeting and banquet facilities, so this way you will have a perfect atmosphere.

  • What is a good hotel choice if I am coming to San Marcos in January for the Purgatory Trail Run? 

    This USA Track and Field sanctioned event takes place at Purgatory Creek Natural Area and the Country Inn & Suites San Marcos Texas is only about an 8-minute drive from this location. Some amenities of this hotel include an indoor pool hot tub, as well as a complimentary breakfast. 

  • What is a good hotel choice if I am coming into town to go to a baseball game at Bobcat Ballpark?

    The Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Austin San Marcos is only about a 6-minute drive or a 20-minute walk from the ballpark and offers amenities such as free parking, a heated outdoor pool and sauna, and family rooms are available.

  • What are the best hotels near Rio Vista Park?

    Travelers who like staying near Rio Vista Park recommend Red Roof Inn San Marcos, Hampton Inn & Suites San Marcos and Wingate by Wyndham San Marcos.

  • How much does a hotel cost in San Marcos?

    KAYAK users have found double rooms in San Marcos for as cheap as $68 in the last 3 days. The average price is $183.

  • How much is a hotel in San Marcos for tonight?

    Hotel room prices will vary depending on facilities and location. The cheapest double room in San Marcos for tonight found in the last 3 hours was $68. We also found 3-star hotels from $125 and 4-star hotels from $257.

  • How much is a hotel in San Marcos for this weekend?

    KAYAK users found 3-star hotel rooms in San Marcos for this weekend from $179 and 4-star hotel rooms from $333. The cheapest room in San Marcos for the same date was $97 per night.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in San Marcos?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in San Marcos with free breakfast or free parking. Top-rated options with free free breakfast in San Marcos include Residence Inn by Marriott San Marcos and Homewood Suites By Hilton San Marcos, while popular hotels with free parking in San Marcos include Best Western San Marcos and Howard Johnson by Wyndham San Marcos.

  • How do I find a hotel in central San Marcos?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central San Marcos districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like San Marcos city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there San Marcos hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in San Marcos that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Red Roof Inn San Marcos, Hilton Garden Inn San Marcos and Baymont Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Marcos Outlet Malls.

Where to stay in San Marcos?

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