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10 Best Hotels in San Marcos

Lakehouse Hotel and Resort
4 out of 5
1025 La Bonita Drive, San Marcos, CA
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AU$279
per night
19 Apr. - 20 Apr.
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,016 reviews)

"Excellent peaceful location. Rooms are big, modern decor and comfortable beds"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

Lakehouse Hotel and Resort
Days Inn by Wyndham San Marcos
2 out of 5
517 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$99
per night
31 Mar. - 1 Apr.
3.3/5 (1,746 reviews)

"The best staff and the price and the days inn treats us the best"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham San Marcos
Hampton Inn San Marcos, CA
2.5 out of 5
123 E Carmel St, San Marcos, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$182
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
4.4/5Excellent! (753 reviews)

"Rooms need updating but are comfortable.good breakfasts."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

Hampton Inn San Marcos, CA
Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego North San Marcos
3 out of 5
1245 Los Vallecitos Blvd, San Marcos, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$224
per night
6 Apr. - 7 Apr.
4.4/5Excellent! (618 reviews)

"close to highway and CSU San Marcos; very nice, clean and modern hotel"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego North San Marcos
Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego North/San Marcos
2.5 out of 5
227 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$166
per night
26 Apr. - 27 Apr.
4.7/5Exceptional! (669 reviews)

"Very clean great location great and friendly staff room was ready before check in time"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego North/San Marcos
Sunshine Mountain Bed and Breakfast
4 out of 5
2278 Sunshine Mountain Rd, San Marcos, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$330
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
2.9/5 (17 reviews)
A+ Review

"Although the room was cancelled, Mr Milton was helpful to get another room close by. I would love to stay at his bed and breakfast when my wife and I are in town. Mr. Milton is a class-act & and I thank him wholeheartedly."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct. 2019

Sunshine Mountain Bed and Breakfast
Relax in Private Resort on Hill Top
21861 Crestwind Dr, San Marcos, CA
AU$296
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)
Pretty view.

"Nice house, pretty view."…"

Reviewed on 17 Apr. 2019

Relax in Private Resort on Hill Top
RV With Bunkhouse & Outdoor Kitchen
1067 Camino Del Sol, San Marcos, CA
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4.9/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
Loved it

"Highly reccomend"…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug. 2019

RV With Bunkhouse & Outdoor Kitchen
The Luxe Suites of San Marcos
4 out of 5
1005 Armorlite Drive, San Marcos, CA
AU$395
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"It was A wonderful experience"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

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Visiting San Marcos

Families will find kid-friendly activities in San Marcos, and visitors give high marks for the lakeside setting and top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this relaxing city can discover its breweries, sporting events, and university setting. Top sights around the area include Legoland California, Carlsbad Premium Outlets, and San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

  • There are 9 hotels and other accommodations in San Marcos
  • The closest major airport is in Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) 10.7 from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) 37 away

Sightseeing and Staying in San Marcos

University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include California State University San Marcos and Palomar College. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Twin Oaks Golf Club and Double Peak Park.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 9 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in San Marcos. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego North/San Marcos - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and overall value.
  • Lakehouse Hotel and Resort - Our customers like the breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms at this resort. With a stay at this 4-star resort, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Hampton Inn San Marcos - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool and clean, comfortable rooms.

Top places to visit outside the city include Legoland California, located 8.7 mi (13.9 from the city center, and Carlsbad Premium Outlets, which is 9.3 mi (15 away.

Dressing for San Marcos

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 73°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 42°F
  • From April to June, the average is 83°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • San Marcos gets about 13.11 inches of rain per year
  • August and September are usually the hottest months averaging 88°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 43°F

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