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Howard Johnson San Marcos

1601 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6711 (Formerly Stratford Inn)
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  • 2 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
Reviewed 28 August 2016
Enjoyable Stay
Nice big comfy king bed, quite, clean room and contential... more
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Kemp, Texas
Reviewed 7 September 2016

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Staff was very nice, the pictures on the website were taken years ago, because this is an older hotel that could use A lot of remodeling. It is also in a bad area of town.

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 2 September 2016

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice big comfy king bed, quite, clean room and contential breakfast ok..Got a good night's sleep..Would stay again and I DON'T SAY THAT ONE TOO OFTEN..LOL.. I'm VERY PICKY...

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Texas
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Ed stayed 1 night which was good enough. Hotel and rooms, at least on 2 nd floor could use a good facelift. Walls were orange, room had a very small window so room was dark. The lighting is very low/dim. The A/C is very loud until it comes off automatically so sleep is interrupted often. The hotel seemed pretty full...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The room, bathroom and walls were filthy dirty. Not the maids fault, this is long term dirt, stains and mold. I would not shower there. Furniture and some appliances broken. TV, Coffee pot and blow dryer worked, however, each room gets one cup of reg and one cup of decaf for the day. There was one towel, I asked for...

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Seguin, Texas
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Being honest our room was hot! A/C took all night to cool room down but room was rather large. It is a small property so when it is fully booked the parking lot is crowded. Overall it was good. I am only reviewing based on my room and my experience.

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Cleburne, Texas
Reviewed 6 August 2016

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Aubrey, Texas
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The room was clean enough but the appearance of this hotel is not. It smelled very strong of cat urine outside the room. Our room was next to the office and I guess the corner beyond our door is where they have been letting all the dirty sheets pile up. It was about 4' high. That is not really an...

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Royse City, Texas
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This was an economical hotel for the amount of days we needed to stay. The staff was very friendly and helpful every time we went to the desk to ask for something. There could have been more breakfast choices on the weekdays too. On Sat. and Sun. they had protein and fruit choices but on the weekdays only pastries which...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You’ve come to the right place for exceptional service and a prime location off Interstate 35 at the gateway to Texas Hill Country when you stay at our Howard Johnson San Marcos hotel near Texas State University.Our friendly 24-hour front desk staff is just waiting to answer questions and tell you about our terrific amenities such as free Rise & Dine continental breakfast, free daily newspaper, free Wi-Fi Internet access, copy service and our guest laundry. Take a swim in our year-round outdoor pool, and cook up a tasty meal in our barbeque area. Non-smoking and handicapped-accessible rooms are available at our San Marcos, TX, hotel. For your convenience, we offer limited room service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson San Marcos

Address: 1601 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6711 (Formerly Stratford Inn)
Region: United States > Texas > San Marcos
Price Range: €53 - €154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson San Marcos 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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