Hotels in San Marcos, California

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San Marcos overview

Visitors to San Marcos have positive things to say about this relaxing city and its restaurants. While in town, you'll also be able to enjoy the beaches. San Marcos might not have well-known attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find top places to visit like Legoland California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets. You can take some time to discover the surrounding area and sights like Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park and California Center For The Arts.

Where to stay in San Marcos

Whether you're planning a longer vacation or a weekend getaway, San Marcos has accommodations to fit your needs. There are 9 hotels in San Marcos and you can shop as many as 558 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 45%. We have room prices starting at 29 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in San Marcos as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 9 5-star hotels from 189 USD per night
  • • 126 4-star hotels from 129 USD per night
  • • 144 3-star hotels from 75 USD per night
  • • 49 2-star hotels from 50 USD per night

How to get to San Marcos

Fly into Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), 6.6 mi (10.7 km) from central San Marcos. San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 28.5 mi (45.8 km) away.

What to see around San Marcos

Here are some top sights in the surrounding area:
  • • Legoland California (8.7 mi/13.9 km from the city center)
  • • Carlsbad Premium Outlets (9.3 mi/15 km from the city center)