San Marcos Hotels

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Lakefront resort with beautiful views, various activities afloat - boating, kayaking, paddleboarding, and fire pits for s'mores. Cottages available, spacious rooms, delightful dining options.
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Clean hotel with good amenities like pool and hot tub, friendly staff, and conveniently located near freeway & Legoland. Comfortable beds and free breakfast included.
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Exceptional hospitality for wedding weekends, offering upgraded rooms and special touches. Comfortable rooms with large couches and friendly lounge area. Proximity to restaurants and venue.
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Comfortable rooms with fridge and microwave. Enjoyable breakfast, including waffles and cereal. Close to freeway and fast-food restaurants. Pool available.
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#8 Best Value of 8 places to stay in San Marcos
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#1 Best Value of 11 places to stay in Vista
Excellent hotel, well-kept grounds, spacious rooms, and great housekeeping. Delicious hot breakfast with made-to-order omelets. Friendly staff, conference room, convenient location.
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jacob S
jacob S
@trevarious
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Feb 22, 2023
The standard of Marriott
"Clean room, comfortable bedding, spacious bathroom and kitchen."
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#3 Best Value of 11 places to stay in Vista
Spacious rooms with kitchen amenities, friendly staff, and praised complimentary breakfast. Upgraded suites for special occasions, convenient USB ports, and free WiFi.
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#2 Best Value of 11 places to stay in Vista
Convenient Vista/Carlsbad location, close to attractions such as Legoland. Complimentary breakfast with varied options. Lower prices compared to nearby hotels.
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Sam P
Sam P
@samwaltpete
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Sep 19, 2021
Comfortable, clean, fun, and reasonably priced
"The room was exceptionally clean and comfortable and the pool/hot tub were thoroughly enjoyed by adults and kids."
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#31 Best Value of 42 places to stay in Carlsbad
Well-appointed hotel offers clean, comfortable rooms with full kitchens; enjoyable facilities include pool, hot tub, and free breakfast buffet. Great service and prime location near dining options.
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gina
gina
@Sherpa51587503543
4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Oct 19, 2023
Overall Good Stay!
"Room was clean and spacious."
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#28 Best Value of 42 places to stay in Carlsbad
Conveniently located near Legoland, offering affordable rates, comfortable beds, and friendly staff. Amenities include pool, sports facilities, bike rentals, and outdoor activities.
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Gdelatorre92
Gdelatorre92
@Gdelatorre92
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Aug 29, 2021
Clean, friendly and comfortable!
"Staff was so nice, room was clean and kid friendly, breakfast was yummy and enjoyed by all!"
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#11 Best Value of 42 places to stay in Carlsbad
Conveniently located near Legoland, restaurants, beaches, and shopping centers. Newly renovated, clean, with friendly staff and ample parking. Complimentary breakfast and quiet near airport.
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Denise D
Denise D
@denisedL1001IZ
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Oct 21, 2023
October Get Away
"Room was clean and all appliances worked."
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#12 Best Value of 42 places to stay in Carlsbad
Great location near attractions, eateries, and shopping. Convenient for Legoland visits. Features comfortable beds, 1-bedroom option, and complimentary coffee.
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Wenting007
Wenting007
@Wenting007
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Oct 11, 2021
nice place for trip
"great location , great room and great staff great price."
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#27 Best Value of 42 places to stay in Carlsbad
Conveniently located near business park and airport, ideal for short stays. Comfortable rooms, friendly staff, daily parking fee. Car or Uber recommended for nearby amenities.
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#26 Best Value of 42 places to stay in Carlsbad
Resort with various amenities including gym, pools, golf, spa, and well-regarded tennis courts. Expansive lush grounds; golf cart service available.
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DebV
DebV
@Dvillan
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Oct 2, 2023
Great stay
"The room was spacious and clean."
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#25 Best Value of 42 places to stay in Carlsbad
Conveniently situated near Legoland, Carlsbad Village, and beach, this hotel offers upgraded suites, well-equipped gym, and self-serve breakfast. Praised for exceptional housekeeping, customer service, and renovated rooms. Enjoy warm pool and hot tub year-round.
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#30 Best Value of 42 places to stay in Carlsbad
Extended stay hotel with spacious rooms, abundant amenities, and dedicated staff. Conveniently located near Legoland and San Diego. Fully-equipped kitchenettes, modern bathrooms, and plentiful storage.
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Jessi
Jessi
@I372ERjp
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Sep 12, 2023
Friendly and accommodating Staff, quiet and clean environment!
"Our room was clean and fresh and the housekeeping staff was always very attentive and welcoming in the hallways."
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#18 Best Value of 42 places to stay in Carlsbad
Spacious, clean rooms with comfortable beds. Decent breakfast variety. Close to beach, shopping, and Legoland. Family-friendly atmosphere.
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sj_salsero
@sj_salsero
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Jan 4, 2023
Outstanding resort! Fabulous staff!!
"Room service was great and the breakfast burrito was a hit!"
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#6 Best Value of 42 places to stay in Carlsbad
Scenic La Jolla resort with lovely hillside views, multiple pools and friendly staff. Spacious accommodations with full kitchens, perfect for families exploring San Diego and nearby beach towns.
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Beautiful 5-star hotel with gorgeous grounds, modern amenities, and stunning views. Spacious, comfortable rooms and friendly staff. Excellent lobby bar, on-site dining options, and relaxing pool area catering to both adults and children. Near coastal getaway.
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San Marcos Hotels Information

Hotels in San Marcos

8

Hotels Prices From

$85

Hotels Reviews

3,240

Hotels Photos

896

Travel high season

Jun - Aug

Travel low season

Dec - Feb

High season avg price

$204

Low season avg price

$158
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Price trends, weather and things to do can help you make a decision.
Season
Avg. price/night
Avg. temperature
Avg. precipitation
Dec - Feb
Avg. price/night
$155
LOWEST
$111$323
Avg. temperature
57ºF
COLDEST
40ºF93ºF
Avg. precipitation
20in
WETTEST
0 in22 in
Mar - May
Avg. price/night
$187
$111$323
Avg. temperature
61ºF
40ºF93ºF
Avg. precipitation
11in
0 in22 in
Jun - Aug
Avg. price/night
$206
HIGHEST
$111$323
Avg. temperature
69ºF
WARMEST
40ºF93ºF
Avg. precipitation
1in
DRIEST
0 in22 in
Sep - Nov
Avg. price/night
$163
$111$323
Avg. temperature
67ºF
40ºF93ºF
Avg. precipitation
6in
0 in22 in
Price trend information excludes taxes and fees and is based on base rates for a nightly stay for 2 adults found in the last 7 days on our site and averaged for commonly viewed hotels in San Marcos. Select dates and complete search for nightly totals inclusive of taxes and fees.

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Frequently Asked Questions about San Marcos hotels

Ayres Hotel Vista Carlsbad, Hampton Inn San Marcos, and Lakehouse Resort are some of the most popular hotels for travelers looking to stay near Double Peak Park. See the full list: Hotels near Double Peak Park.

Popular hotels close to Discovery Lake include Hampton Inn San Marcos, Lakehouse Resort, and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego North/San Marcos. See the full list: Hotels near Discovery Lake.

Popular hotels close to San Diego Intl Airport include Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport-Old Town, an IHG Hotel, Hampton Inn & Suites San Diego Airport Liberty Station, and Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island. See the full list: Hotels near San Diego Intl Airport.

A few of the most popular hotels near Jack's Pond Park & Nature Center are Ayres Hotel Vista Carlsbad, Hampton Inn San Marcos, and Lakehouse Resort. See the full list: Hotels near Jack's Pond Park & Nature Center.

Some of the most popular pet-friendly hotels in San Marcos are Hampton Inn San Marcos, Lakehouse Resort, and Residence Inn San Diego North/San Marcos. See the full list: Pet Friendly Hotels in San Marcos.

Hampton Inn San Marcos, Lakehouse Resort, and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego North/San Marcos all received great reviews from families traveling in San Marcos. See the full list: San Marcos Family Hotels.

Some of the most popular hotels with a pool in San Marcos include Hampton Inn San Marcos, Lakehouse Resort, and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego North/San Marcos. See the full list: Hotels with a Pool in San Marcos.

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