Hotel Ramada Limited San Marcos

517 San Marcos Blvd., Hwy 78 Exit San Marcos BlvdSan Marcos92078USA
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About Hotel Ramada Limited San Marcos

The pet-friendly Hotel Ramada Limited San Marcos offers rooms with modern amenities, and is located close to Wonder World Theme Park and Strahan Coliseum.

Each room has access from exterior corridors, and features blackout drapes, cable TV, and free Wi-Fi. A washer, dryer, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker are standard. Other benefits include free local calls, a work desk, hair dryer, and iron with ironing board. In addition, each room has a private bathroom with a shower, bathtub, and complimentary toiletries.

The Hotel Ramada Limited San Marcos maintains an outdoor pool, fitness center, laundry, and 24-hour front desk. Wi-Fi in common areas and public parking are both complimentary. Other amenities include a business center, safe deposit box, TVs in common areas, and express check-in.

A complimentary continental breakfast is available daily, and the rooms are setup for self-catering.

Aquarena Center, Bobcat Ballpark, and the First United Methodist Church are easily reachable.


517 San Marcos Blvd., Hwy 78 Exit San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA, 92078, USA
Telephone: +1(760)4712800 | Fax: +1(760)4718653 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

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

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Computer with internet
  • Convenience store
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Express check-in / out
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

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


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00

Positive Reviews

Variety of attractions nearby

Many guests love that the San Marcos Outlet Malls, both located off Interstate Highway 35, are easily accessible, and say that the nearby Rio Vista Park is a popular destination for kayakers. Others add that the Wonder Cave, an earthquake-formed cave located nearby, offers a glimpse of the devastation caused by earthquakes, and mention that the San Marcos River has remarkably clean spring-fed water, which is a favorite for tubing enthusiasts.

Comfortable and modern rooms

Several guests note that the appliances in the rooms, such as washers, dryers, and refrigerators, are modern and with large capacities. Others add that the bedding is premium, the mattresses are comfortable, and the air-conditioning is effective, and note that the bathroom fixtures are new.

Friendly and cooperative staff

Many guests appreciate that the front desk staff is flexible with requests for changes to booking, and assists guests with tour planning. Others add that the staff is attentive and courteous, and appreciate that the check-in process is smooth.

Negative Reviews

Property under renovation

Some guests mention that several sections of the lobby and lounge are inaccessible due to renovations. Others add that construction work is an eyesore, and note that there is considerable noise from the machinery in the common areas.

Poor connectivity

A handful of guests say that the Internet service is often down for the entire night, and mention that the Wi-Fi connection drops frequently. Others add that mobile phone reception is patchy in many areas near the property.

Unimpressive pool

Some guests mention that the pool is small, and note that there are few sun loungers available. Others add that the water is not clear, there is too much chlorine, and there are no fresh towels in the changing area.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1661 reviews across the web
7 /10
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  • Other Sources
    6.8 /10
7 out of 10 based on 1661 reviews