Best Budget Inn

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Basic Single Room | Room
Basic Double Room | Bathroom shower
Bathroom | Combined shower/tub, free toiletries, hair dryer
Free self parking

Overview of Best Budget Inn

Best Budget Inn

2.5 star property
No-frills San Marcos motel with outdoor pool

4 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
903 N. I-Hwy. 35 (Rte. 12), San Marcos, TX, 78666
Main amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Air conditioning
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free self parking
  • Outdoor swimming pools
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Rio Vista
  • Texas State University - 2 min drive
  • San Marcos Premium Outlets - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Austin-Bergstrom Intl. Airport (AUS) - 36 min drive
  • San Marcos Station - 21 min walk

About this property

Best Budget Inn

Motel in the heart of Rio Vista
Close to Texas State University, Best Budget Inn has plenty to offer. Guests can connect to free WiFi in public areas.
Other perks at this motel include:
  • An outdoor pool
  • Free self parking
Room features
All 21 rooms have comforts such as air conditioning.
More amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • 27-inch TVs with premium channels



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 21 rooms


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - 11:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age - 21
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Pets allowed*
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities


  • An outdoor pool


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 27-inch TV
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Fees & policies


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per accommodation, per week

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Best Budget Inn Motel
Best Budget Inn San Marcos
Best Budget Inn Motel San Marcos

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Best Budget Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Best Budget Inn?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Best Budget Inn?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of USD 25 per accommodation, per week. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Best Budget Inn?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Best Budget Inn?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - 11:00 AM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Best Budget Inn and nearby?
Best Budget Inn has an outdoor pool.
Are there restaurants at or near Best Budget Inn?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Herbert's Taco Hut (6-min walk), Ivar's River Pub (9-min walk), and Jason's Deli (10-min walk).
What's the area around Best Budget Inn like?
Best Budget Inn is a short 17-minute walk from Texas State University and 11 minutes' walk from Rio Vista Park.

Overall score and ratings





Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

2/10 Poor

Thy said thy had WiFi there was no in the room I was in not sure why but thy didn’t help I needed WiFi for writing and posting things online. That was only reason to get a room with WiFi. All and all was bad
Richard, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Pretty quiet, for the money was good for rest. Something's could have been updated, but overall it met my need.
Mikel, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very Good

Charles, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

A/C was barely blowing made it miserably hot. Shower curtains were held up by what looked like wire hangers. TV didn't even work. Only had two bath towels a day. No hand towels nor wash rags. All in all a terrible experience
3-night trip
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