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“Will not make the same mistake again.” 2 of 5 bubbles
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Econo Lodge
Ranked #20 of 31 Hotels in San Marcos
1 review
“Will not make the same mistake again.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013

Room looked clean until I hit the shower. It was dirty and so were the towels. Took my shoes off only to put the back on because the carpet was so dirty. I tried the remote control and the main buttons did not work. I tried the microwave and it did not work neither. I talked to the guy at the office and he told he was going to send someone to look at it, he never did. I asked him if I could use the one in the office, but he told me it did not work either. Such a bad service and to costly for what they have to offer. The only good thing about it is its location.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

We booked over the phone and specifically asked for a room with 2 double beds and a pull out bed , when we arrived there was a very young girl working the desk and she confirmed the reservations after walking up to the room we were In total disgust not only was it not what we wanted it was very gross , we tired to get a refund and they refused, we had to call the hotels.com and they agreed to refund after a long argument with them and they still have not refunded our 250.00 that they charged for 2 nights, and we had to cancel the credit card and wait for a new one!

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

We came for outlet mall shopping in San marcos n this hotel had clean room as well as many good restaurants nearby.
We will come back to ur motel next time my family come to San marcos
Our room was downstairs n was clean

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2013

We stayed at this motel for our mini vacation. We had two family so we had multiple rooms. Both rooms were clean n smelled fresh. It was not that costly motel so we had a great deal. Location was perfect as we came for shopping n downtown . All staff was great helpful n friendly.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Frisco, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2013

We have stayed for 3 nights in March during the spring break. The Hotel was dirty. No hot water to take shower with. The TV remote control didn't work. Didn't have extra plows. Don't get fooled by continental breakfast. You would get only danish roll. Coffee was taste awful. Overall, it's not a cool place.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Hamilton, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

Well, I guess for $80 you can't expect much, BUT hot water would be nice, right? Went with another couple. Our room was fine. There room not so much. The first room they were placed in the air conditioner didn't work. Moved to another room - it REEKED of gasoline. Complained, but there were no more available rooms, so decided to suffer through. They had to leave the window open all night. In the morning, they had no hot water. Complained to management and they said they would make a note - not much satisfaction there. If you're not picky and just need a spot to sleep and shower, then this could be the spot for you.

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Kari Z
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Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Property: Econo Lodge
Address: 811 South Guadalupe Street, San Marcos, TX 78666
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Region: United States > Texas > San Marcos
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 31 Hotels in San Marcos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 54
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Econo Lodge San Marcos is located about a mile away from Texas State University and offers free high speed internet, a free breakfast, outdoor pool, microwaves and refrigerators, and lots of choices for nearby restaurants. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Econolodge San Marcos
San Marcos Econo Lodge

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