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Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego North/San Marcos $93
Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego North/San Marcos

Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego North/San Marcos

227 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA
     
    4.9
    of 5, from 7 reviews
    2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    This hotel features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

    Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego North San Marcos $105
    Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego North San Marcos

    Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego North San Marcos

    1245 Los Vallecitos Blvd, San Marcos, CA
       
      4.7
      of 5, from 10 reviews
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      This hotel features an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

      Lakehouse Hotel and Resort $98
      Lakehouse Hotel and Resort

      Lakehouse Hotel and Resort

      1025 La Bonita Drive, San Marcos, CA
         
        4.3
        of 5, from 16 reviews
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        This resort features an outdoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, and a restaurant. Enjoy the fitness center and perks like free self parking and free WiFi. Enjoy the spa tub and unwind at the poolside bar and bar/lounge.

        Hampton Inn San Marcos, CA $102
        Hampton Inn San Marcos, CA

        Hampton Inn San Marcos, CA

        123 E Carmel St, San Marcos, CA
           
          4.0
          of 5, from 19 reviews
          2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          This hotel features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

          Sunshine Mountain Bed and Breakfast $175
          Sunshine Mountain Bed and Breakfast

          Sunshine Mountain Bed and Breakfast

          2278 Sunshine Mountain Rd, San Marcos, CA
             
            4.0
            of 5, from 1 reviews
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            An attached winery and an outdoor pool are featured at this bed & breakfast. Enjoy the a rooftop terrace and free perks like continental breakfast and free self parking. There's a restaurant and a poolside bar for dining and drinks, and also a spa tub on site.

            Days Inn by Wyndham San Marcos $51
            Days Inn by Wyndham San Marcos

            Days Inn by Wyndham San Marcos

            517 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA
               
              3.1
              of 5, from 57 reviews
              2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              An outdoor pool, free self parking, and laundry facilities are featured at this motel. Guests will appreciate free perks like continental breakfast and WiFi in public areas. A business center, express check-out, and dry cleaning are also on offer.

              Relax in Private Resort on Hill Top $88
              Relax in Private Resort on Hill Top

              Relax in Private Resort on Hill Top

              San Marcos, CA
                 
                0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                A sauna is available at this resort.

                Ultra Modern 1 Bedroom Condo Get Rates
                Ultra Modern 1 Bedroom Condo

                Ultra Modern 1 Bedroom Condo

                San Marcos, CA
                   
                  0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Situated in San Marcos, this condo building is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Palomar College and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from St. Mark Golf Club. California State University San Marcos and Twin Oaks Golf Club are also within 6 mi (10 km).

                  Places To Go In San Marcos

                  Welcome, traveler, to San Marcos. Your journey has landed you here, and new adventures are calling your name. Now that you’ve arrived, you can stay in the safety and comfort of your hotel and watch the world spin past…or you can embrace this new place you’ve come to. Learn its streets. Meet its people. Learn its history. Your hand is already on the doorknob, isn’t it?

                  Things to Do in San Marcos

                  You’ll not be wanting for things to do in San Marcos. Explore the downtown area in search of museums and boutiques…or that next delicious meal. What tickles your fancy? A delectable five-course supper at the restaurant you’ve been hearing about? Or perhaps you’d rather read the paper while sipping hot coffee at one of the cafes scattered throughout town. Take in a show at the theatre, or just walk along down the main thoroughfare, watching people wander past.

                  Why spend hours ruminating over what to do in San Marcos? Let the possibilities wash over you as you explore this new region. Move out on foot and get to know the area on a more personal level. Find that perfect souvenir at one of the smaller shops, or reinvent your entire artistic aesthetic at your new favorite gallery.

                  Is the wind whispering suggestions in your mind? Rent a car and take it out beyond city limits and into the wild blue yonder. Explore the smaller cities and towns past the border, and get to know the stories behind them. Visit a county fair and let childhood memories wash over you as cotton candy melts in your mouth. Sample hand-made jam at a stop on a forgotten highway, or let the hustle and bustle of modern life sweep you away as you lose yourself in the organized chaos of a modern metropolis. Your choices are endless—and so are the adventures to come.

                  When you book your journey with Travelocity, you’re never far from San Marcos attractions. After all, the money you save when you plan a trip with us is best spent along the way. Whether it’s the roar of the city you crave, or the quiet solitude that comes with a simpler getaway, everything you need to get started is right here.