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Holiday Inn Express and Suites San Marcos South, an IHG Hotel

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Outdoor pool, free cabanas
Outdoor pool, free cabanas
Outdoor pool, free cabanas
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, laptop workspace

Overview of Holiday Inn Express and Suites San Marcos South, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express and Suites San Marcos South, an IHG Hotel

2.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
900 Barnes Drive, San Marcos, TX, 78666

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTexas Ski Ranch9 min drive
  • Popular LocationGruene Hall18 min drive
  • Popular LocationWhitewater Amphitheatre27 min drive
  • AirportAustin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.)42 min drive

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About this area

San Marcos

Located in San Marcos, Holiday Inn Express and Suites San Marcos South, an IHG Hotel is in an area with great shopping. Dunbar Park and San Marcos River reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Wonder World and Texas Ski Ranch. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Bobcat Soccer Complex or Bobcat Softball Stadium.

What's nearby

  • San Marcos Premium Outlets - 3 min drive
  • Wonder World - 8 min drive
  • Texas Ski Ranch - 9 min drive
  • Gruene Hall - 18 min drive
  • Whitewater Amphitheatre - 27 min drive

Getting around

  • San Marcos Station - 9 min drive
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) - 42 min drive

Restaurants

  • Panda Express — 5 min walk
  • Chick-fil-A — 3 min drive
  • Prik Nam Pla — 4 min drive
  • 54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse — 4 min drive
  • Whataburger — 4 min drive

About this property

Holiday Inn Express and Suites San Marcos South, an IHG Hotel

Hotel with free breakfast, near San Marcos Premium Outlets
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness center and coffee/tea in a common area. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a business center, conference space, and a children's pool are onsite. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and fans. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include sitting areas, refrigerators, and flat-screen TVs.
Holiday Inn Express and Suites San Marcos South, an IHG Hotel offers 88 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

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
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–9:00 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Grocery/convenience store

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (750 square feet)
  • Meeting room

Outdoors

  • Free pool cabanas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Fan
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Heating
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area
  • Soundproofing

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Free rollaway/extra beds
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Service fee: 3 percent

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

We should mention

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Holiday Inn Express San Marcos South Hotel
Holiday Inn Express San Marcos South
Inn Express San Marcos
Holiday Inn Express Suites San Marcos South

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 332 out of 518 reviews
5 - Excellent 64%
Rating 4 - Good. 111 out of 518 reviews
4 - Good 21%
Rating 3 - Okay. 32 out of 518 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 19 out of 518 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 24 out of 518 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Traveled with group, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Disliked: Staff & service
I like the location of the hotel and the amenities. It seems to be an older building, as the signs inside the elevator (floor number, open/close) we’re not there and some of the baseboards on the halls were on the floor. Also one of the lightning poles outside was blinking all night.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
this hotel was a amazing
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

1/5 Terrible

Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Our room was located near a broken door. Any
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
For the price i paid for this hotel i expected to be clean but that was not the case the restroom wasn't to clean it looked like they dont sweep specially behind the restroom door . Only two big towels i expected at least 4 big towels.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children, Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A very new, clean and comfortable hotel
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021