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Best Budget Inn

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Front of property
Basic Single Room
Basic Double Room | Bathroom shower
Free self parking
Combined shower/tub, free toiletries, hair dryer

Overview of Best Budget Inn

Best Budget Inn

2.5 star property

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
903 N. I-Hwy. 35 (Rte. 12), San Marcos, TX, 78666

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRio Vista Park8 min walk
  • Popular LocationTexas State University17 min walk
  • Popular LocationJohn J. Stokes Sr. San Marcos River Park4 min drive
  • AirportAustin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.)36 min drive

Room options

About this area

San Marcos

Best Budget Inn is located in Rio Vista, a neighborhood in San Marcos. Charles S. Cock House Museum and Calaboose African American History Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Aquarena Center and Wonder World. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Bobcat Ballpark or Bobcat Softball Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Ramon Lucio Park - 6 min walk
  • Ramon Lucio Memorial Park - 6 min walk
  • Rio Vista Park - 8 min walk
  • Texas State University - 17 min walk
  • John J. Stokes Sr. San Marcos River Park - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • San Marcos Station - 3 min drive
  • Austin-Bergstrom Intl. Airport (AUS) - 36 min drive


  • McDonald's - 9 min walk
  • Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers - 12 min walk
  • Chuy's - 12 min walk
  • Fuego Tortilla Grill-San Marcos - 2 min walk
  • Herbert's Taco Hut - 7 min walk

About this property

Best Budget Inn

Motel located in Rio Vista
Near Texas State University, Best Budget Inn provides everything you need. Guests can connect to free WiFi in public areas.
Other perks at this motel include:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
Room features
All 21 rooms have comforts such as air conditioning.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • 27-inch TVs with premium channels



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Outdoor pool


  • No elevator


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bathtub combination


  • 27-inch TV with premium cable channels


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Minimum check-in age: 21


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Access methods

Private entrance


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per accommodation, per week
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Pet fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per week
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators

Property is also known as

Best Budget Inn Motel
Best Budget Inn San Marcos
Best Budget Inn Motel San Marcos

Frequently asked questions

Does Best Budget Inn have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

Is Best Budget Inn pet-friendly?

Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of USD 25 per accommodation, per week. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much is parking at Best Budget Inn?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Best Budget Inn?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 11:00 AM. After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at Best Budget Inn?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is Best Budget Inn located?

Located in Rio Vista, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Ramon Lucio Park and 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Texas State University. Ramon Lucio Memorial Park and Rio Vista Park are also within 10 minutes. San Marcos Station is 21 minutes by foot.


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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


2/10 Terrible

Richard, San Marcos

Business traveler
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Thy said thy had WiFi there was no in the room I was in not sure why but thy didn’t help I needed WiFi for writing and posting things online. That was only reason to get a room with WiFi. All and all was bad
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

6/10 Okay


Business traveler
Pretty quiet, for the money was good for rest. Something's could have been updated, but overall it met my need.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in May 2020

6/10 Okay

Verified traveler

Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A/C was barely blowing made it miserably hot. Shower curtains were held up by what looked like wire hangers. TV didn't even work. Only had two bath towels a day. No hand towels nor wash rags. All in all a terrible experience
Stayed 3 nights in May 2020