We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
3/12/2017 4/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Howard Johnson San Marcos

    1601 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6711
    +1 800-467-4600
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    3/12/2017 4/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$68
    View Deal
    Traveller (20)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (2)
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, San Marcos
    522 reviews
    #7 of 32 hotels in San Marcos
    4.7 km
     
    Wingate by Wyndham San Marcos
    451 reviews
    #5 of 32 hotels in San Marcos
    3.6 km
     
    Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos - Hotel, Spa & Conference Center
    1,187 reviews
    #1 of 32 hotels in San Marcos
    8.3 km
     
    Quality Inn University near Downtown
    26 reviews
    #13 of 32 hotels in San Marcos
    0.04 km
     
    Overview
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good25%
    • Average20%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible19%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Concierge
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Howard Johnson San Marcos
    Special Offer: Save $5 Off Per Night
    Hotel deals
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    3 Dec4 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from US$68.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all San Marcos hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "6ac15e028f7948c7b6b7167d42bc2972", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":275480,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[81471241],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":3,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":4,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":68,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"6ac15e028f7948c7b6b7167d42bc2972","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":68,"lowestMetaPrice":68,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":68,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":68,"lowestMetaPrice":68,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":68,"hotelName":"Howard Johnson San Marcos","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjZhYzE1ZTAyOGY3OTQ4YzdiNmI3MTY3ZDQyYmMyOTcyIiwiQUlLIjoiZmVjODA4NjFlYTI2NGY4OGEwMTQ5YWI1NDRiNGRjNWEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "03/12/2017", "checkOut": "04/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$68", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"32505198":"BookingCom","81471241":"WyndhamIB","65695522":"Hotwire","78884840":"OrbitzEWS","53927418":"TravelocityEWS","109221551":"HotelsCom2IB","32625420":"Expedia","78334550":"PricelineIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (352)
    There are newer reviews for Howard Johnson San Marcos
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    21 - 25 of 343 reviews

    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    Room reeked of smoke so much so that the next day I still could taste it! 1.Burned sheets. 2.Dirty walls 3.Yellow stained iron board 4.Toilet wouldn't frustrated 5.Old Microwave missing knob We got there so late in the evening that changing hotels was not a...More

    Review collected in partnership with Howard Johnson
    Thank 269nestorl
    Reviewed 7 July 2017

    The hotel staff are not hotel professionals but nice college age children the room was dark and cold breakfast while free is not worth the effort

    Review collected in partnership with Howard Johnson
    Thank johnwN4024JX
    Reviewed 29 June 2017

    We were on our last day/night of a long long trip (10 days) so having a nice big room on the first floor in a clean environment where everything works well was a very nice thing. Love it here!

    Review collected in partnership with Howard Johnson
    Thank suzanneh596
    Reviewed 23 June 2017

    I could not get he shower to work. I am not able t sit in a tub due to broken ribs. My main objective when I stay at a hotel is to take a shower, I was only able to wash my hair and that...More

    Review collected in partnership with Howard Johnson
    Thank Beatrice R
    Reviewed 21 June 2017

    The location of the hotel is great and the room was ok. Unfortunately the comforter on one bed had some sort of stain that grossed me out. The second comforter had cigarette holes burned in it. Not a five star luxury hotel but it served...More

    Review collected in partnership with Howard Johnson
    Thank Q5889KIcarmenr
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$57 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Expedia, Hotels.com, Cancelon, Travelocity, Hotwire, HotelQuickly, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets and TripOnline SA so you can book your Howard Johnson San Marcos reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Texas >
    • San Marcos
    • Also Known As
    • Howard Johnson San Marcos Hotel San Marcos ,
    • San Marcos Howard Johnson
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (20)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (25)
    Bathroom (1)
    Nearby
    Quality Inn University near Downtown
    26 reviews
    .04 km away
     
    Wingate by Wyndham San Marcos
    451 reviews
    3.61 km away
     
    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, San Marcos
    522 reviews
    4.71 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Mamacita's
    137 reviews
    .80 km away
    In-N-Out Burger
    33 reviews
    .33 km away
    Lolita's Cafe
    28 reviews
    .82 km away
    The SPOT Cinema Eatery and Social Haus
    6 reviews
    1.36 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    San Marcos River
    322 reviews
    2.44 km away
    Aquarena Springs
    49 reviews
    .48 km away
    Texas State University Bobcat Stadium
    34 reviews
    1.17 km away
    Bower Bird Antiques & Curiosities
    5 reviews
    3.27 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Howard Johnson San Marcos staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Rooms in the building closer to the office are less smelly."
    Read review
    "Best views,great qualities.."
    Read review
    "Best Customer Service,Best Breakfast Menu,Eco friendly environment"
    Read review
    "Don't stay here."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing