Howard Johnson San Marcos

1601 North Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666 United States (USA) near Exit 206 on I-35 (~0.1mi)
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2 Star Property
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  • Free breakfast
  • 40 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Check-in time: 2pm
  • Check-out time: 11am
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 7.5/10

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Local Attractions

Visit Local Attractions Family-fun awaits at Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Wonder World Park Ride a train through a cascading waterfall into an animal petting park and experience an anti-gravity house at nearby Wonder World Park. Relax in the beauty and tranquility of Zilker Botanical Gardens. With miles of tube chutes, endless rivers and uphill water coasters, Schlitterbahn Waterpark is the perfect way to cool off on a blistering Texas day, 12 miles from our San Marcos location. Or hit the shops at nearby Tanger Outlets.

Verified Reviews of Howard Johnson San Marcos

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Spacious room, but very outdated."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
The room was very spacious but it need to be updated with new curtains and furniture. The room had a old cigar smell mixed with some other unclean smells. The location is great and neutral to everything.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
17-Aug-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Aug 15 to Tue Aug 18 2020 at a $49.93 average nightly rate.
Overall Score2.0/ 5
The room was not very clean,outdated and smelled. TV volume did not work. Walls had stains. Old microwave and fridge. Never coming back.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
07-Mar-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Mar 07 to Sun Mar 08 2020 at a $69.47 average nightly rate.
"Not what the pictures depicted."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Just didn't feel like what I saw online was the same as what I stayed in.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
12-Aug-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Aug 08 to Sat Aug 10 2019 at a $114.65 average nightly rate.
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Needs some upgrades but overall it's a nice place for the price you room needed some repairs but I was told to management will take care of the problem.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
20-Jul-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jul 19 to Sat Jul 20 2019 at a $115.20 average nightly rate.
3.0 out of 5. Based on 396 guest reviews

Property Description

Stay with Us in San MarcosNear Texas State University and Schlitterbahn WaterparkWelcome to our Howard Johnson San Marcos hotel, conveniently located off I-35. Our hotel will be your gateway to Texas Hill Country. Enjoy affordable accommodations that provide easy access to the area's top attractions, including Texas State University, Tanger Outlets, and Schlitterbahn Waterpark.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 2pm
Check Out: 11am
Year of Last Renovation: 2018
Floors: 2
Rooms: 40
Corridors: All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 25
Handicap Rooms: 0
Rooms with 1 Bed: 15
Rooms with 2 Beds: 25
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 0
Pool Info: 10 am to 10pm.
Ownership: Mike patel
Policies / Expenses
group reservations cancelation policy is 14 days prior to checkinn date.
Nightly Parking: 0
Typical Group Deposit: 20%
Total Taxes: 15.00%

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • TV Channel: Weather Channel
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • TV Channel: NFL Network
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports
  • TV Channel: Disney Channel
  • TV Channel: Nickelodeon

Airport & Shuttle Information


Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

its free. every morning 6.30am to 9.30 am

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

its free

Internet / WiFI

its free

About Howard Johnson

  • Rise and Dine breakfast offering coffee, fruit juices, and baked goods
  • In-room coffee and High speed internet access in every room
  • Pet friendly at participating locations
  • Home Office Rooms ideal for business travelers which includes a work desk and a comfortable chair with a refrigerator and microwave

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FAQs about Howard Johnson San Marcos

What time is check in?

Check in time is 2pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Howard Johnson San Marcos have?

There are 40 rooms in the property.

What kind of breakfast is at Howard Johnson San Marcos?

its free. every morning 6.30am to 9.30 am

What parking is available at Howard Johnson San Marcos?

its free

How much does internet cost?

its free


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