Within 30 miles of San Marcos, TX.
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La Quinta Inn
San Marcos

1619 I-35 North
San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone: 1-512-392-8800
Fax: 1-512-392-0324

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NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming. Easy-access Plug-and-Play feature makes it simple to connect electronics.

Nestled in Texas hill country, the La Quinta Inn San Marcos is just minutes from all popular area attractions. At Wonder World, tour the Balcones Fault Line Cave or enjoy the wildlife park and anti-gravity house. Visit the Guadalupe River and Aquarena Springs, the primary sou...see more
Amenities & Services
  • Free Bright Side Breakfast™
  • Free Wireless High-Speed Internet Access
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Facilities Available
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Pets Welcome

    Stays between October 30 and November 3, 2014 require a non-refundable advance payment that will be charged at the time of booking.
Free Bright Side Breakfast®
  • Waffles
  • Hot and cold cereal
  • Bread and muffins
  • Fresh fruit
  • All-you-can-drink coffee and juice
Additional Breakfast Items:
  • Pastries
  • Milk

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Hotel Details
Ultra Fast Internet
  • Floors: 2
  • Rooms: 117
  • Suites: 19
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
Guest Room Amenities
  • NEW! Samsung Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming
  • Plug-and-Play TV feature makes it simple to connect electronics
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access
  • Premium Cable Channels
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron with Ironing Board
  • Dataport Phones
  • Voicemail
  • Alarm Clock
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating:
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Location
  • 3.5 of 5 stars  Rooms
  • 4.0 of 5 stars  Service
  • 3.5 of 5 stars  Value
  • 3.5 of 5 stars  Cleanliness
Most Recent Reviews:
"Comfortable"
5 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 19, 2014
A TripAdvisor Member | 
Was in a room with a king bed and a couch, and it was quite comfortable. I like that this chain's pet friendly, and the bed was great. You'll hear highway noise, because it's right off the interstate, but I live in the city and am used to that.  
 
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"good hotel"
3 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 19, 2014
865suzannem | 
The staff was friendly and great! Breakfast was good. The room was clean but the bath tub and towels were dingy and old. The parking at the back of the hotel was dimly lit and didn't seem secure. Also there was no elevator to get to the second floor. Don't think I'll be to quick to book a room at la Quinta again.  
 
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"pool and maid service need help"
3 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 19, 2014
Osvando G | Mercedes, United States
the pool was very dirty and had bees , the water was hot and just not right to much chlorine, and then the maids just knock and open the door without waiting for people to answer. on the flip side the beds and pillows are comfortable. The room is clean ,  
 
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"Comfortable and clean"
3 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 18, 2014
P T | Hong Kong, China
Pool ok Parking ok but not numbered so first come first serve and you may be parking a distance from your room. Access average but can be annoying when returning from the town Rooms clean and well maintained Bathrooms dated but ok No laundry Breakfast don't even bother. Overall a average budget hotel  
 
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"Bizarre and jarring experience"
1 of 5 stars Reviewed Aug 17, 2014
Sophie109 | Urbana, Illinois
First let me state my disclaimer: I did not end up staying here and I got the entire amount refunded since I had paid in advance. This review is just about my experience arriving and attempting to check in. After driving for two days, I arrived ready to settle in and enjoy a visit with my daughter who attends Texas State. I was informed at the desk that my no-smoking request was only a "preference" and could not be honored: I had to have a smoking room. I almost left then, but decided to at least check the room out and see how bad the smoke smell was. As I went to the room, I noted that they were outside entry rooms, something that I like to avoid for safety and was not clear from the website. I put the key in and opened the door and was immediately jolted to find a sleeping woman in bed under the covers. I let out a surprised "OH"! but she did not stir. I backed out quickly and told the front desk about it. They did not seem too concerned and gave me no option except to wait until they could kick her out and clean the room. I did not want that. I had booked through hotels.com and was able to get my money back and ended up staying with my daughter and her roommates.  
 
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Area Attractions & Landmarks
  • Aquarena Springs, 2 mi.
  • Guadalupe River, 14 mi.
  • Texas State Capitol (Austin), 30 mi.
  • Gruene Historic District, 17.5 mi.
  • Austin Bergstrom International Airport, 34 mi.
  • San Antonio International Airport, 46 mi.
  • Lyndon Baines johnson Library & Museum, 32 mi.
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 36 mi.
  • Cathedral of Junk, 28.5 mi.
  • Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, 35 mi.
  • Live Oak Brewing Company, 32.5 mi.
  • Texas High School Coaches Association, 6.5 mi.
  • Landa Falls Park, 20.5 mi.
  • Mount Bonnell, 38 mi.
  • Mayfield Park, 37 mi.
  • Austin Nature and Science Center, 33.5 mi.
  • Deep Eddy Pool, 34 mi.
  • Barton Springs Pool, 33.5 mi.
  • Boggy Creek Farm, 33 mi.
  • Austin Zoo, 39.5 mi.
Area Companies & Businesses
  • Butler Manufacturing, 2 mi.
  • C-Fan, 3 mi.
  • McCoy's, 2 mi.
  • Thermon Manufacturing, 4 mi.
  • Trico, 4 mi.
  • Gary Job Corp, 3.5 mi.
  • Central Texas Medical Center, 4.5 mi.
  • Grande Communications, 2.5 mi.
  • HEB Distribution Center, 19 mi.
  • University of Texas at Austin, 31.5 mi.
  • McCallum Fine Arts Academy, 36 mi.
  • Reagan High School Performing Arts Center, 35.5 mi.
  • Cabellas, 19 mi.
  • French Legation Museum, 30.5 mi.
  • O. Henry House Museum, 30.5 mi.
  • Elisabet Ney Museum, 34 mi.
  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, 31.5 mi.
  • Austin Segway Tours, 30.5 mi.
  • Austin Ghost Tours, 31 mi.
  • StarPlex 12 Cinema, 4 mi.
Nearby Sports & Recreation
  • Skydive San Marcos, 3 mi.
  • Wonder World Park, 2 mi.
  • Bobcat Stadium, 1.5 mi.
  • Strahan Coliseum, 1.5 mi.
  • San Marcos River, Parks, & Tubing, 2 mi.
  • Schlitterbahn Water Park, 20.5 mi.
  • Zilker Metroplitan Park, 32 mi.
Nearby Restaurants
  • Palmer's, 0 mi.
  • Mamacita's, 1 mi.
  • Pizza Hut, 1 mi.
  • Sonic, 1 mi.
  • Jason's Deli, 2 mi.
  • Saltgrass Steakhouse, 2 mi.
  • Asian Garden Chinese Restaurant, 2.5 mi.
  • Pluckers, 2.5 mi.
  • Valentino's, 3 mi.
  • Carino's Italian Restaurant, 5 mi.
Entertainment & Shopping
  • Tanger Factory Outlet, 6 mi.
  • San Marcos Factory Stores, 6 mi.
San Marcos, TX
Local Time: 3:03 AM (Central)
Local Temperature: 79.7°F
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