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Kingsville, Texas
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice stay, but shower drained slowly but no mold, had a little mold in A/C. Bed was nice and TV worked but remote didn't work correctly, Check in was very nice. Thank You.

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San Marcos, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was poorly lit and there was a roach crawling on the wall. Breakfast has no protein. The room door stuck and was difficult to open or close. There was a party outside my room with more than 1 bbq grill. Toilet was not secured to the floor

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Thank 137trv
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The experience was excellent. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful at this hotel. Also the Breakfast was very good. The rooms were nice too, very clean and quite. All in all I really enjoyed my stay here! Thank you very much!

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Dulmen, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a night here in August 2016 and don´t have anything to complain about. The price we paid was great for what we got. The service was super nice and everyone was really helpful. Our room was big and clean and there was no strange smell or something. The food we ordered was tasty and of good quality. The... More 

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Diana, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Was issued a room when we got inside beds were left unmade from previous guests. Room had and odor. Was not impressed at all. Won't be staying there again anytime soon.

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New Braunfels, Texas
1 review
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

I called at 3pm and told the desk attendant that I will be there 8pm. The room smelled bad. It was dusty and dirty. Bathroom was nasty and filthy.

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

I stayed in this run down MOTEL... it was horrible, the rooms were filthy, towels were nasty and cheap, door was half way on hinges because someone kicked the door in previously.. clerk said it was a non smoking room and that was a lie... they charge me 150. Per night to stay in this dump I am so disappointed.... More 

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Kerrville, Texas
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

I made a reservation to stay at Howard Johnson in San Marcos, Texas. The rate for one night was $172.50 due to it being a football weekend, a non refundable price. The hotel photos that I was able to see during booking showed a newly renovated location so although I was not pleased with the rate, I decided to bite... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You’ve come to the right place for exceptional service and a prime location off Interstate 35 at the gateway to Texas Hill Country when you stay at our Howard Johnson San Marcos hotel near Texas State University.Our friendly 24-hour front desk staff is just waiting to answer questions and tell you about our terrific amenities such as free Rise & Dine continental breakfast, free daily newspaper, free Wi-Fi Internet access, copy service and our guest laundry. Take a swim in our year-round outdoor pool, and cook up a tasty meal in our barbeque area. Non-smoking and handicapped-accessible rooms are available at our San Marcos, TX, hotel. For your convenience, we offer limited room service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson San Marcos

Address: 1601 N Interstate 35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6711 (Formerly Stratford Inn)
Region: United States > Texas > San Marcos
Price Range: RM249 - RM702 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson San Marcos 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles 847bonnieb, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Dirty, run down, don't reccomend.”
 of 5 bubbles marg8090, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't Book this hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles kathrynl17, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you like Roaches,Rusty Jacuzzi,Rusty bathtub and then this is the place for you!”
 of 5 bubbles darlenett, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The first floor near office is well lit but parking on returning for the evening was always crowded.”
 of 5 bubbles 874shannaa, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
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