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houston, tx
Reviewed 7 August 2012

Stayed one night in this hotel while the wife and I were taking our granddaughter to an area attraction. Had checked Tripadvisor first and most reviews were favorable. The check in went fine and we got the type of room I had requested. Room smelled very good. It is dated but they have upgraded the bath area a little. Not...

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Texas
Reviewed 3 August 2012

Econo Lodge obviously has no standard that must be met to put their name on a hotel. This place was a dump. I got put into an extended stay room and the stove was rusted and nasty and there was even an empty french fry container behind the nightstand. I asked for a blanket and was given two mattress covers...

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1Thank fixerupper
Reviewed 2 August 2012

My family stayed here in July 2012, I did like hotel services, wonderful helpful staff. Our room was cold and we will be staying here again. Location was close to everything we had to go for vacation, malls

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Thank Kathrinesolis
Coweta, Oklahoma
Reviewed 23 May 2012

On a long motorcycle ride to the coast, and this was as far as we got before it got dark, so we pulled in for some z's and grub. There is a restaurant right next to it with a "sports bar" atmosphere and a great bar. The pool was cold for May, but you get what you pay for. There...

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Parker, Colorado
Reviewed 12 November 2011

We stayed at the Econo Lodge in San Marcos, TX this November on a family vacation and let me tell you we were pleasantly surprised. Clean & comfortable. Staff was very friendly. Continental breakfast was adequate with juice, coffee and pastries. Affordable rates. Very nice for the price! We had a great night sleep and next day enjoyed the day...

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Thank Corn S
austin tx
Reviewed 12 September 2011

The place looks great...from the outside. The pool was filthy, I had to clean it myself. The room was ok except for the bugs. There were flies and mosquitoes in the room. The so called breakfast was cold pastries and the worst juice/coffee we have ever had. They let the people that just checked in stay at the pool well...

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1Thank badfishlove
Baytown, Texas
Reviewed 5 July 2011

I booked online and was quoted a certain price. When we arrived, the clerk insisted the price was higher than that and that we already got a ten dollar discount. For a $115.00 this is the worst hotel room I have ever stayed in. (It was more like a fifty dollar deal). The furniture was broken; the carpet was dirty;...

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3Thank Vagabond94
Dallas, TX
Reviewed 13 June 2011

We had 3 families booked this motel and they arranged connected rooms for us. Rooms are clean and quiet. Breakfast was fine with the money we spent on this motel. We will come back next time for short trip.

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1Thank aggiehelen
Port Washington, New York
Reviewed 24 April 2011

I don't know if it's the food establishments in the surrounding vicinity or something about this motel itself, but the premises has a pervasive smell of frying grease. Offensive to the senses! The motel isn't too bad, actually--reasonably clean room with tasteful decor, fridge and microwave, pretty good wifi connection, large number of TV channels. The bedding is old though,...

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2Thank flyermontana
Reviewed 13 April 2011

Econolodge motel in san marcos off hey 35. I rent motel weekly and I had family My wife. I had 3 calls asked about my wife they wanna talk to my wife. Front desk transfer the call We had very hard time that night. I would like to tell you guys please don't rent motel if you have family with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Econo Lodge San Marcos is located about a mile away from Texas State University and offers free high speed internet, a free breakfast, outdoor pool, microwaves and refrigerators, and lots of choices for nearby restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 811 South Guadalupe Street, San Marcos, TX 78666
Region: United States > Texas > San Marcos
Price Range: $92 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Econolodge San Marcos
San Marcos Econo Lodge
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