$45 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 2, 2015 Check-out: Sep 4, 2015

Super 8 San Marcos

2 stars
View map of 1429 I-35 North, San Marcos, TX 78666

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
2.9
out of 5
20 reviews
Good Two Day Stay

Very clean room and everything worked except the frig. The mgr. fixed it the next day. Too few... See full review

  • OUT FAST
  • Jun 6, 2013
Purpose and expectations

Must of the people that visit San Marcos Texas has one of these 2 purposes: a) Visit a person or... See full review

  • Regio traveller
  • Apr 8, 2013
2006 - Extensive Renovation Complimentary SuperStart Breakfast 6am-9am Free Hot Waffles every morning Free Wireless Internet access Sparkling outdoor Pool Ice and Vending Machine Easy on and off access from IH35 Close to TX State University Close to San Marcos Outlet Malls Friendliest staff in town Easy access to Austin and San Antonio Several Area restaurants

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
General
Air conditioned
Pet friendly
Ice machine
Activities
Outdoor pool
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Meal plan - continental
Vending machines
Services
24 hour front desk
Security
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Parking
Outdoor parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Room
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Microwave
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Bobcat Stadium: 0.6 mi
  • Strahan Coliseum: 1 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

Ratings and reviews for Super 8 San Marcos

Overall score

2.9 / 5
5.01.0
20 out of 20
Amenities:
2.7
Cleanliness:
3.4
Hotel staff:
3.6
Comfort:
3.3
Location:
3.9
Value:
3.4

60% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Super 8 San Marcos

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Robin G.
Family
N/A
Jun 20, 2015

For work crews only!!!!

The desk clerk was functional, the bed was made and there're wasn't trash anywhere but the floor didn't look vacuumed. The bathroom was decent except for the mold/mildew on the shower curtain and tile grout throughout the shower. I wasn't comfortable going barefoot on the carpet and wore shoes the whole time. We paid or 3 nights and only stayed one- we went to a different hotel. Other Super 8's were actual hotels you went into te main lobby to get to our room inside the building... This location is a work crew motel. I wouldn't recommend for families at all.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Super 8 San Marcos

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
John Fegan
Family
Hurst
Mar 2, 2014

Smoking room

I requested a non smoking room and they said they only had smoking room. I have alleges so I could not stay in the room. We had to drive to San Antino because there was not any rooms in San Marcos. The front desk would not refund my room charges because I booked with O. He said good luck getting a refund from O. has a bad rep on refunding

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Super 8 San Marcos

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Mark Friend
Couples
Kansas City, Mo
Dec 17, 2013

super 8

Remote didn't work. Internet difficult. Message light on phone wouldn't turn-off and flashed through the night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Super 8 San Marcos

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
OUT FAST
Business
HALLSVILLE, TEXAS
Jun 6, 2013

Good Two Day Stay

Very clean room and everything worked except the frig. The mgr. fixed it the next day. Too few electric outlets to connect my lap top. Too many steps up to the second floor. Continental breakfast was a bit slack so we went to a restaurant for breakfast. A little noisy next to the freeway. Otherwise, good location for business. Otherwise, good stay for the money.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Best steak I ever had was at Logan's down the street. Fast food and good restaurants really close. Best shopping is at Tanger south of town.

Review of Super 8 San Marcos

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Regio traveller
Family
Monterrey, Mexico
Apr 8, 2013

Purpose and expectations

Must of the people that visit San Marcos Texas has one of these 2 purposes: a) Visit a person or attend things related with the universite settle there; b) shopping at the oulets... Our purpose was the second one, so we need a clean and confortable hotel, with basic facilities for eating (small fridge and a microwave)... since we were all day long out of the hotel we just sleep and some times had a simple breakfast or dinner that we bougt and heated in the microwave and stored in the fridge. For that purpose the hotel was perfect. We arrive late at night and we get an upstairs room which was a problem for us because we have small kids (strollers) and a lot of shopping (the hotel was full), but we request if by tomorrow a room was abailable on first floor if they can swich us... and they did. The price was very convenient. The pool was clean (sadly the weather was not for pool). The cleaning was allways done on time, and maintainance was acceptable. What are the small things that these hotel has to improve: a) they need badly a car for luggage, specially on the area they are located were shopping is heavy) b) breakfast has very short time of offer c) very limited parking lot,.. but the rest is ok, and it has being my election on 3 of the last 4 times i have being in San Marcos.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Family

Shopping tip: Not Applicable

Go shopping to the outlets on week day, is a lot easier, the crowds are heavy on weakends.

Review of Super 8 San Marcos

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Sherrie T Kayaker
Friends
Waco
Aug 21, 2012

Awesome Staff!

The nice lady that checked us in was extremely welcoming and friendly! She made us feel right at home!!! The rooms were nice and cold and the parking lot was well lit.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Friends

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The Cotton Seed Cafe is worth the short drive down 80 to be treated to some of the best carrot cake I have ever had. The BBQ peach glazed pork chops were to die for!!

Review of Super 8 San Marcos

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
lg3a
Family
Mission, TX
Mar 19, 2012

Nice, comfortable hotel

This was a nice, comfortable hotel. Good location. The free breakfast was a bonus. Good value.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Super 8 San Marcos

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
honoreffic
Business
San Diego, CA, USA
Mar 15, 2012

Flop House for Construction Type People...Need a Bed and Shower

For a newly renovated Hotel it was shakey. Certainly a TWO STAR and that was generous. Office Staff were great...Breakfast so so if that. Towels etc clean and generous. Coffee and fixin's poor.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Super 8 San Marcos

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Mike W
Family
Odessa, TX, USA
Oct 17, 2011

don't go there

Stayed there for the weekend. The linens were not sanitary on the beds. The parking lot is inadequate. They wouldn't issue a partial refund to us even though we checked out early and leased the room to someone else. ..double dipping???

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Super 8 San Marcos

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
College Traveler
Family
Dallas, TX, USA
Oct 3, 2011

College Traveler

Traveled here for daughter's soccer game. I was very surprised at the comfort of the room, particularly the bed, which is key since I really only use the hotel for sleep. I was expecting to possibly see a bug, but I didn't - not even outside the room. The only surprise was the sound of a train waking me before 8 a.m. Actually, I heard 4 trains pass before 8 a.m. and I wasn't aware that there were RR tracks by the hotel. But for the price, I would give it another try.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Family

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

All around the hotel are tons of dining, fast food and restaurant, no matter what direction you travel. The premium outlet and movie theater are just down the highway.

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