Best Western San Marcos

917 N I-H 35San Marcos78666-7036USA
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About Best Western San Marcos

Located beside the I-35, the Best Western San Marcos places guests near the Bobcat Stadium and Rio Vista Park. The hotel features a business center and an outdoor pool.

Guest rooms include conveniences such as 37” flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels, free Wi-Fi, and coffee makers. Other amenities include irons, hair dryers, desks, and free local calls.

Facilities at this hotel include free parking, a guest laundromat, 24-hour front desk services, and a safe deposit box. There are ice and vending machines on-site.

A free continental breakfast is available each morning. Restaurants near the Best Western San Marcos include Herbert’s Taco Hut, IHOP, and Luby’s Cafeteria.

The hotel lies within two miles of Main Street San Marcos and the Aquarena Center. The Retama Racetrack, the Austin Convention Center, and the Natural Bridge Caverns are within 25 miles of the property.


917 N I-H 35, San Marcos, TX, 78666-7036, USA
Telephone: +1(512)7547557 | Fax: +1(512)7547550 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Computer with internet
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Washing machine

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Acceptable rooms

Although opinions differ about the standard of the guest rooms at the Best Western San Marcos, the general consensus appears to be that they are of an acceptable standard. Most guests agree that they are reasonably clean and the beds are comfortable.

Enjoyable breakfast

Guests comment favorably about the breakfast served at this hotel, describing the food as of good quality. Furthermore, the buffet is nicely presented and the staff is on hand to refill items as required.

Good service

The front desk staff is friendly to guests who are checking in and appear to run the check-in process smoothly. The on-going service sounds like it is sufficiently attentive. Guests comment that they felt they were able to ask the staff anything.

Negative Reviews

Some problems with noise

Although this hotel isn't exactly rowdy, there are occasional issues with noise. The main problem appears to be the sound of traffic passing along the Interstate, although several guests also mention that trains are a problem.

Mixed opinions about value for money

While some guests feel that they enjoyed value for money at this property, many others describe the rates as a little too high. The main reason for this appears to be that guests find the rooms are comfortable but too basic for the asking price.

Issues with air-conditioning

A number of guests found that the air-conditioning in the rooms was fairly inefficient. Many describe the units as frustratingly noisy and some also found that they were prone to leak water all over the floor.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 943 reviews across the web
7.6 /10
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7.6 out of 10 based on 943 reviews