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Best Budget Inn

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Front of property
Basic Single Room
Basic Double Room | Bathroom shower
Combined shower/bathtub, free toiletries, hair dryer
Free self-parking

Overview of Best Budget Inn

Best Budget Inn

2.5 star property
Motel with outdoor pool, near Texas State University

4 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Pet-friendly
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
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
  • Hairdryer

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Rio Vista
  • Texas State University - 17 min walk
  • San Marcos River - 1 min drive
  • San Marcos Premium Outlets - 8 min drive

Getting around

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


  • McDonald's - 9 min walk
  • Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers - 12 min walk
  • Chuy's - 12 min walk
  • Fuego Tortilla Grill-San Marcos - 2 min walk
  • Herbert's Taco Hut - 7 min walk

About this property

Best Budget Inn

Best Budget Inn puts you 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Texas State University and 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from San Marcos Premium Outlets.



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 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 sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 21 rooms


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM until 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 on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities


  • An outdoor pool

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 27-inch TV
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

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 sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.


This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that 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 sanitiser, 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.
What's the area around Best Budget Inn like?
Best Budget Inn is a short 8-minute walk from Rio Vista Park and 12 minutes' walk from San Marcos River.






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
Verified guest review

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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