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4.4 out of 5

"Nice staff, quick check-in/out, clean room and beds. " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 14 Mar 2019

Hotel Description

Hotel near San Marcos Premium Outlets in San Marcos

In San Marcos

You'll find San Marcos Premium Outlets and Seton Heart Institute - WellMed San Marcos within 2 miles (3 km) of this hotel. Texas State University-San Marcos and Wonder World are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Free perks

This hotel features an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

Soaking tubs, free WiFi

The soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and fans. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include deep soaking bathtubs and sitting areas.

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$138* Per night/room Aug 8 - Aug 9

Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Tub)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hear)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Suite, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Tub)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Tub)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Holiday Inn Express and Suites San Marcos South, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express and Suites San Marcos South, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (5) Family (4)
5 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 4, 2021

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Mar 20, 2021 by Karen Martinez

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel. We are so glad you found our hotel a good place to stay. Your feedback is very valuable to us as we work to be better each and every day. We are pleased that you enjoyed so much of our establishment, and we would be honored to have you return to our hotel in the future.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 13, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 18, 2020 by Sherri Hollander

Thank you for staying with us at the Holiday Inn Express San Marcos. We really appreciate the feedback and use it to improve our guest service. I will share your comments with our team. Sincerely, Sherri Hollander General Manager

4 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 18, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 27, 2020 by Sherri Hollander

Thank you for the review of the Holiday Inn Express San Marcos Convention Center. I am very glad to hear you had a great time while in San Marcos and for choosing to stay with us. I will share your comments with the rest of our team as they will be excited to hear about your stay. Sincerely, Sherri Hollander General Manager

4 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 31, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 28, 2020 by Sherri Hollander

I wanted to say thanks for your recent stay here at the Holiday Inn Express San Marcos! I am happy that our staff made you felt at home. We can’t wait to welcome you home again soon! Sincerely, Sherri Hollander General Manager

2 out of 5
Location was convenient for shopping & easy to access from I35

Posted by on Jul 30, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 28, 2020 by Sherri Hollander

Thank you for providing us with your fabulous feedback! We are so happy that we were able to provide you with a pleasurable stay. So glad you enjoyed our fabulous breakfast buffet!! We can't wait to see you on your next San Marcos trip. Sincerely, Sherri Hollander General Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 22, 2019

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Apr 25, 2019 by Evey R.

Thank you for the 5 out of 5. We will continue to strive for excellence! Hope to see you again!

5 out of 5
Nice staff, quick check-in/out, clean room and beds.

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019

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Apr 18, 2019 by Jay

I am so glad to hear my staff was helpful to you. Have a great day!

5 out of 5
We liked the modern furniture and brightness in the room, as well as the soap dispensers in the shower. The beds are very comfortable as well.

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019

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Apr 18, 2019 by Jay

So glad you enjoyed your stay!

5 out of 5
We liked the new modern motif of the room. The bed was very comfortable.

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019

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Apr 18, 2019 by Jay

Glad you enjoyed our facility!

About the Holiday Inn Express and Suites San Marcos South, an IHG Hotel

Location 900 Barnes Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666

Property Features

Holiday Inn Express and Suites San Marcos South, an IHG Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a children's pool. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. Free breakfast is served daily. Event space at this hotel measures 750 square feet (70 square meters) and includes conference space. A terrace, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly Holiday Inn Express and Suites San Marcos South, an IHG Hotel. Free self parking is available. This San Marcos hotel is smoke free.

  • 88 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 750 sq ft of conference space
  • 70 sq m of conference space
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) (60 km / 37.3 mi)
  • Train station: San Marcos Station (7.1 km / 4.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express and Suites San Marcos South, an IHG Hotel offers 88 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:00 AM.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Service fee: 3 percent

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Holiday Inn Express San Marcos South Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Express San Marcos South
  • Inn Express San Marcos
  • Holiday Inn Express Suites San Marcos South

You should know

  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.