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Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South

900 Barnes Drive , San Marcos, Texas 78666

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast

It’s fresh, it’s hot, and it’s free. Dig into our free Express Start Breakfast full of your favorites to help kick start your day.

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

We’re big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you’re away.
Power up while you power down. Bedside outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you’ll get some solid shut-eye.

Explore Our Hotel

Limited Service Hotel Offering a Hot Breakfast Buffet and Modern Amenities

Stay with us here at the Holiday Inn Express San Marcos where we allow you to relax and rejuvenate on your schedule. We are centrally located between Austin & San Antonio just south of IH-35, with easy access to all that San Marcos has to offer. If your trip is for leisure or business, Holiday Inn Express San Marcos South is the place to be.

We are conveniently located to the area’s major employers including Urban Mining Co, PGM of Texas, Texas State University STAR Park , San Marcos Conference Center, Amazon Fulfillment Center, San Marcos Police Department, Hays County Government Center, San Marcos US Army Reserve Center, and Texas State University. Maybe your visit to the area is to relax and do some shopping at the largest outlets in Texas, Premium and Tanger Outlet Malls. Enjoy the great Texas weather with a float down the San Marcos River or a drive through the Texas Hill Country and visit areas like Wimberley, Driftwood, and Dripping Springs.

Stay smart here at the new Holiday Inn Express San Marcos and contact us today to book your upcoming stay or a block of rooms for your group. We look forward to welcoming you to our hotel and to San Marcos

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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
All rooms have a mini fridge along with microwaves and Keurigs. There are closets and a 42 inch TV in each room that has a wall mount swivel to plug in HDMI devices. HBO and Showtime are included. IHG connect allows easier access for the internet for all our guest.
Room Features


  • Black-out Shades
  • Pillow Menu
  • Rollaway Bed/Cot Available
  • Crib Available
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Separate Hanging Closet
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
  • Extra Bedding Available

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Bathtub
  • Separate Vanity Area

In-Room Features

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Tea Maker
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Free Local Calls
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Premium Channels
  • Direct-dial Phone
  • Phone with Voicemail
  • Separate Phone Bills for Separate Lines

Added Value

  • Connecting Rooms Available
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
Here at the Holiday Inn Express San Marcos South, we provide a free, fresh hot breakfast to help jump start your day. Enjoy fresh hot Cinnabon cinnamon rolls.
  • Full Breakfast Included
  • Breakfast Buffet Included
  • Continental Breakfast Included
  • Complimentary Coffee in Lobby
  • Kids Eat Free
  • Off-site Restaurant Delivery Available
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Business Services

  • 2 Meeting Room(s) Available
  • On-Site Business Center
  • Printer
  • Copier
  • Scanner
  • Office supplies available

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® Rewards Club members
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Entertainment & Recreation

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Children's Pool
  • Outdoor Pool Hours of Operation: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Pool Open from: 10-May-2018 to 01-February-2099

Health & Fitness

Complimentary Fitness Center

We have an on site fitness center with free weights, treadmills, bikes, with a smith machine bench and squat press.

Hours of Operation: 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM

Fitness Center Type: LIMITED

Fitness Center Equipment:

  • Treadmill
  • Free Weights
  • Stationary Bicycle
  • Elliptical Machines

Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Daily Housekeeping
  • On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities
  • Hours of Operation: 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Added Value

  • Language Interpretation
  • Wake Up Calls
  • ATM/Cash Machine
  • Ice Machine

Hotel Details

900 Barnes Drive

San Marcos, Texas 78666

United States


Check In: 3:00 PM

Check Out: 11:00 AM

Check-in Age: 21

  • Parking + -

    • Complimentary Self Parking Available
    • Daily Self-Parking Fee: 0 USD
    • Free parking is provided to registered guests and individuals attending functions in our meeting space.
  • Shuttle + -

  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Elevators
    • Public Restrooms
    • Registration Desk
    • Exercise Facility
    • Business Center
    • Pool
    • Number of Accessible Meeting Rooms: 2

      Hotel Areas with Accessible Routes from Accessible Public Entrance

    • Registration Area
    • Accessible Guest Rooms
    • Business Center
    • Meeting Room
    • Exercise Facility
    • Pool

      Provided by Hotel

    • Accessible Self Parking
    • Van Accessible Self Parking
    • Ramp Access
    • Portable Bathtub Seats
    • Closed Caption TVs
    • Telephone with TDD
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
    • Communication Kits with Visual Alarms
  • Pet Policy + -

    • Service Animals Allowed
    • Pet Fee per Night: 250 USD
    • No pets allowed, but service animals are always welcome. A violation of our pet policy will result in a 250 dollars cleaning fee.
  • Facility + -

    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 4
    • Total Number of Rooms: 88
    • Number of Suites: 32
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 88
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 8
    • Connecting Rooms Available

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  • Languages + -

    Languages Spoken by Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  • Credit Cards + -

    • American Express
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • Diners Club
    • Carte Blanche
    • JCB
    • Discover
  • Be The Readiest® for your stay

    Our Highlights
    Highlights subtitle
    San Marcos Outlets
    Fitness & Wellness
    Express Start Breakfast
    San Marcos Outlets
    Located in the heart of San Marcos, Holiday Inn Express is a new, sophisticated hotel that offers the ultimate travel experience. We are conveniently located less than half a mile to the San Marcos Outlets. Enjoy over 200 stores with great offers for the ultimate shopping experience.
    Fitness & Wellness
    Maintaining your routine while traveling is important, especially when you’re short on time and on the go. We get it. The right workout—right when you want it—helps you stay focused, energized and on top of your game. So, recharge and feel ready for anything with our outdoor swimming pool or our fitness center.
    With 700 sq. ft. of flexible space including 1 meeting room and 1 board room, your next San Marcos event will be unforgettable. Guests will enjoy Holiday Inn Express' commitment to service and quality Our in-house meeting and events team ensure every detail is complete. Perfect for small team meetings or sports huddles.
    Express Start Breakfast
    Enjoy our unique Express Start Breakfast Buffet Bar which offers a variety of hot and cold options including a rotation of egg and meat selections, muffins, biscuits and 24/7 complimentary coffee. Did we mention our one-touch pancake machine? Believe it or not, come see for yourself!
    Green Engage
    All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South

    • Complimentary parking is available at Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South for hotel guests.

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • No, there is not a local area shuttle available at Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South.

    • Yes, Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South has an outdoor pool.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South is available from 6:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South is from 3:00 PM, and check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South offers free WiFi!

    • No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South.

    • Yes, there is an onsite fitness center at Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South has 88 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • No, pets are not allowed at Holiday Inn Express & Suites San Marcos South.