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Howard Johnson San Marcos
1601 Interstate 35 North, San Marcos, TX 78666 – Show map
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Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Vending Machine (drinks), Car Rental, 24-Hour Front Desk, Express Check-in/Check-out, Concierge Service, Fax/Photocopying
Newspapers, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning
From 2:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Up to two children under 13 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 5 per person per night when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 20 per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
There is no capacity for cribs in the room.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
Howard Johnson San Marcos accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
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I really liked the decor and comfort of the room it have a good ac and was very clean. The bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was clean
Large beds, excellent location, good atmosphere.
Staff was friendly.
Wifi did not always connect. I was eaten up in my room over my first nights stay. They cleaned it extra well and it took the problem away. I think it was fleas. Manager would not speak to me directly. She was in her office and would not come out
Parked right in front of door. Room had two queens as stated. Fridge and microwave in room.
Room smelled strongly of mildew. Poor choice of paint colors with burnt orange and burgundy. No tissues in room; Had to use to use toilet paper instead. Loud rattling air conditioner. Room was very expensive for what you get. We paid $140 plus tax for a cheap-looking motel room.
Not enough parking Room had an Awful smell like vomit It was hot The fridge was terrible did not cool Wish we could have a refund
The rooms were filthy a little clorox would help desinfect toilets and love my carpet products would keep bad odors away. Cleanliness should be the number one practice in all hotels.
Proximity to the outlet stores.
Bathroom had no exhaust fan; carpet was dirty and smell was awful.
The room was clean and spacious. The staff nice.
Very old. Owner needs to reinvest and bring things up to modern times.
The temperature control on the room air conditioner was broken.
The pool was not clean and directly on the highway
The employees were pleasant and helpful. The location was close to the highway plenty of restaurants within a short distance. Beds were comfortable. It was an easy experience.
Nothing really. It did what it was suppose to do
Absolutely no updates, the bathroom door sticks when you close it. There was not enough adequate towels in the room. The bed spread was stained. The beds were terrible to sleep on. The bathroom itself was awful. The headboard was broken and missing pieces of wood or particle board. I do not recommend this hotel to anyone.
we were in the pool and told to get out at 10pm for no reason. then at about 11pm other people were allowed to swim in the pool. Don't discriminate.
Pool was dirty Carpet was filthy Room stunk Bathroom floor sticky Box spring was absolutely filthy Wall scratched and needed painted Wall also had some kind of fluid spilled on it wifi was ridiculously irritating one of the staff members was witnessed handling breakfast items with her bare hands, really?!!
The staff was unprofessional. The clerck used bare hands to put bread back in the breadbag, had dirty nails, and when I asked her to make more coffee at 9:25 she said no because breakfast was over at 9:30am. And finally, the owner tried to tell me that the rooms were $200 rooms and that I was getting a great bargain at 1/2 the price. No offense but I traveled a lot and those rooms are no where near $200 rooms. I think corporate needs to re-evaluate their hotels and not only be reasonable but realistic.
Very large comfortable bed and the people at the desk were very nice. The muffins in the continental b'fast were good and we could buy popcorn & snacks for a dollar :)
Free breakfast left something to be desired. Not real orange juice, no fruit. The carpet in our room was dirty. White socks were black after briefly walking around the room. We were told they are cleaned every 3 months. That's not often enough. The pool was tiny and had bugs floating in it. As for the location, this is poor planning on the city's part- that you have to drive miles out of the way to get back to the hotel because of the one-way streets and access roads adjacent to the highway. In our opinion, Texas has a lot of work to do.
Bugs in room Bathroom door hard to shut Paint peeling Beds hard as a rock
Cheap price. Avalibality of breakfast.
Coffee maker was broken. Location was hard to get to from downtown. Tub didn't seem clean.
room was ok.
having me pay for the room at check in! My room was to be paid for and the desk clerk would NOT let that happen. Would not cooperate with me, or our organization at all. Will not come back and NO one else from our group will either. And to top it all off, did not give me a receipt. I will not stay at that location again.
Close to Tx State Right off I-35
no elevator; however, staff helped me get upstairs.
Pricing, location and size of room.
Dirty, old and size and location of the pool. The parking is also a bit cramp.
The location was perfect. It was nearby everything essential.
The pictures online are exaggerated. The swimming pool was super small. The rooms were a lot older than the pictures. The restroom was not in the best conditions. Overall, it needs many upgrades. The lobby was also tiny. There was only three tables. It was very crowded and uncomfortable.
The bed was comfortable.
The breakfast wasn't good at all.
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