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Hampton Inn San Marcos

0.56 mi / 0.91 km from California State University San Marcos


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Guest Score: 8.7 / 10

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Days Inn By Wyndham San Marcos

1.09 mi / 1.75 km from California State University San Marcos


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Guest Score: 6.9 / 10

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Residence Inn San Diego North/San Marcos

2.09 mi / 3.36 km from California State University San Marcos


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Guest Score: 8.4 / 10

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If you're visiting California State University San Marcos, there are plenty of nearby accommodations. All hotels listed below are within an easy drive off the campus:
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Scandia Motel

11.53 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $53 Book Now

2550 Carlsbad Boulevard,Carlsbad,CA

 

Hotel with No Smoking Rooms/Facilities

Guest Score: 7.8 / 10

Scandia Motel is located in Carlsbad, 41 km from Temecula. Featuring lagoon views, rooms have a TV with cable channels. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. Scandia Motel features free WiFi . You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. San Clemente is 38 km from Scandia Motel, while La Jolla is 36 km away. The nearest airport is San Diego International Airport, 50 km from the property. more...

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Motel Mediteran

5.62 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $55 Book Now

2336 South Escondido Boulevard,Escondido,CA

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 8.6 / 10

High-speed internet, free breakfast and free parking are some of the perks at the non-smoking Motel Mediteran Escondido, where guests can cool off at the outdoor pool or head to the nearby San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The two-story Motel Mediteran serves free breakfast daily and has 37 non-smoking rooms, some with microwaves and refrigerators. Guests can linger in their rooms using the high-speed internet or watching cable TV, or head outdoors for a refreshing dip in the pool. Other services include a laundromat, business center and 24-hour service at the front desk. Motel Mediteran is just off I-15 and less than six miles from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Shops and restaurants are within a five-minute drive. San Diego International Airport is 30 miles south, while the McClellan-Palomar Airport is 14 miles east. more...

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Harbor Inn & Suites Oceanside

14.22 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $56 Book Now

1401 North Coast Highway,Oceanside,CA

 

Hotel with Business Center

Guest Score: 6.3 / 10

Oodles of perks like free breakfast and parking help our guests relax at the Harbor Inn & Suites Oceanside. All 28 rooms on the Harbor Inn`s two floors offer microwaves, mini-fridges, coffeemakers, premium cable TV and free local calls. Rise and dine on a complimentary breakfast each morning before you hit the beach. Corporate guests have a business center on-site. As for relaxation, feel the ocean breezes from the comfy patio. There`s also a guest laundromat. Pets are welcome for a fee, and parking is free. The Harbor Inn & Suites is just off I-5, two blocks from the San Luis Rey River Trail and one mile from the shops and restaurants that line the harbor. It`s a half-mile from the beach and city center, where you`ll find commuter rail, the California Surf Museum and Oceanside Pier. Drive two miles to Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, and 10 minutes to the quaint shops and restaurants in Carlsbad Village. Cruise 15 minutes to check out Legoland, the Carlsbad Premium Outlets and the Crossings at Carlsbad. McClellan-Palomar Airport is 11 miles away. San Diego International Airport is 40 miles south. more...

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Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Escondido

3.98 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $57 Book Now

515 West Washington Avenue,Escondido,CA

 

Hotel with Free Parking

Guest Score: 7.7 / 10

Just off I-15, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Escondido provides guests with free breakfast as well as an outdoor pool and hot tub. The two-story Econo Lodge offers 68 rooms, some of them non-smoking and all with Wi-Fi. An outdoor swimming pool and hot tub allow guests a respite from the Southern California sun. A free breakfast is served daily. The hotel offers a business center, 24-hour front desk and free parking. The hotel is off I-15 in the small southern California mountain community of Escondido. It`s a block from the Escondido Shopping Center and three blocks from Grape Day Park. Dixon Lake is five miles away, and the Temecula Wine Region is 28 miles north. Legoland and the North Coast San Diego beaches are 30 miles west of the hotel. San Diego`s attractions like Balboa Park and the zoo are 31 miles away, and San Diego International Airport is 34 miles away. more...

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Franciscan Inn Motel

6.14 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $57 Book Now

955 South Santa Fe Avenue,Vista,CA

 

Hotel with No Smoking Rooms/Facilities

Guest Score: 6.6 / 10

An outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and and well-appointed rooms are what our guests can expect at the Franciscan Inn Motel, located less than two minutes from downtown Vista. The low-rise motel has 42 simply furnished rooms decorated with landscape murals in soft colors. Each room comes with a microwave, mini-fridge, cable TV and free Wi-Fi. Non-smoking rooms are available. After a busy day of work, play or sightseeing, guests can unwind in the year-round outdoor pool or relax on the sun deck. Parking is free. Located a half-mile from Highway 78, the hotel is about 10 blocks from downtown Vista. The Wave Water Park is a mile from the hotel, and the Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum and Vista Sports Park are within three miles. Explore Old California Restaurant Row and Market Place, five miles away. Popular attractions within 15 minutes include LEGOLAND, Tamarack Surf Beach and the Ocean`s Eleven Casino. San Diego Zoo Safari Park is 30 minutes away. San Diego International Airport is a 43-mile drive away. more...

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Mid-Range Hotels
Hampton Inn San Marcos

0.56 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $138 Book Now

123 E. Carmel Street,San Marcos,CA

 

Guest Score: 8.7 / 10

Free hot breakfast, an outdoor pool and modern rooms with free Wi-Fi are among the perks at the non-smoking Hampton Inn San Marcos, close to Palomar College. This four-story hotel offers 69 non-smoking rooms with free Wi-Fi, flat-panel TVs, coffeemakers, fluffy bedding with duvets, microwaves, mini-fridges and handy lap desks. Kick-start your day with a free hot breakfast with waffles and catch up on exercise in the fitness room. Splash around under the California sun in the outdoor pool. Meeting space is available and parking is free. Off Highway 78, this hotel is about two miles from Palomar College. Dig your toes into the warm sand on Carlsbad Beach, about 15 minutes west, or go on a wild adventure with the kids at the Safari Park, about 20 minutes east. Downtown San Diego is about half-an-hour away and San Diego International Airport is 37 miles south. more...

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Residence Inn San Diego North/San Marcos

2.09 mi from California State University San Marcos


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1245 Los Vallecitos Boulevard,San Marcos,CA

 

Guest Score: 8.4 / 10

Free hot breakfast, spacious kitchen suites, free Wi-Fi and Legoland eight miles away keep our guests happy at the non-smoking Residence Inn San Diego North/San Marcos. The four-floor, non-smoking Residence Inn has 112 spacious and non-smoking studio, one-, and two-bedroom suites, all with full kitchens, separate dining and sitting areas, free Wi-Fi and flat-panel HDTVs. Leave the pots and pans in the cupboard for breakfast, because the Residence lays out a free rotating spread of eggs, bacon, sausage, Belgian waffles, cereal, fruit and more. The hotel also has an evening (Monday - Wednesday) social hour, heated outdoor pool, hot tub, outdoor patio with stone fire pit, barbecue grill, billiards room, fitness room, business center, laundry facility and free parking. Pets are allowed for a fee. The Residence Inn is off State Route 78, two miles northwest of California State University San Marcos. The I-5 freeway and ocean are 10 miles west and I-15 is five miles east. Legoland is eight miles west. If you`re driving from San Diego International Airport, the hotel is 39 miles north. more...

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Comfort Inn Escondido San Diego North County

3.51 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $99 Book Now

1290 West Valley Parkway,Escondido,CA

 

Guest Score: 8.1 / 10

The pet-friendly Comfort Inn Escondido I-15treats guests to free hot breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking, and welcomes them to linger in the heated outdoor pool and hot tub. The low-rise, Spanish-style Comfort Inn Escondido I-15provides 93 warmly decorated rooms, each with a private balcony or terrace. In the rooms, guests can watch flat-panel TVs, surf the internet with free Wi-Fi or prepare meals using the mini-fridge, microwave and coffeemaker. Hotel guests work out in the fitness center, do laps in the pool or soak in the hot tub. Small pets are allowed for an additional fee, and non-smoking rooms and laundry facilities are available. Parking is free. Across the street from a mall and just off I-15, the Comfort Inn is a convenient home base for visiting San Diego Zoo`s Wild Animal Park, 16 minutes away, or Legoland, about 25 minutes away. San Diego International Airport is a 32-mile drive, and McClellan-Palomar Airport is 12 miles. more...

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Best Western Escondido Hotel

3.52 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $140 Book Now

1700 Seven Oakes Road,Escondido,CA

 

Guest Score: 7 / 10

Complimentary Wi-Fi, continental breakfast and parking are among the roundup of amenities our guests find at the pet-friendly Best Western Escondido Hotel. The mid-rise Best Western Escondido has 92 rooms. All accommodations include microwaves, refrigerators, work desks, satellite cable TVs with HBO, coffeemakers, free Wi-Fi and local calls. In the morning, guests can gear up for the day with hot waffles at the continental breakfast served on the house. Later on, they can enjoy a soak in the heated outdoor pool or hot tub. The hotel also has a business center with fax and photocopy service for further convenience. Parking and newspapers are complimentary. Pets are welcome for an additional fee. With easy access to I-15, Best Western is located three miles from Ferrara Winery. Kids will love a trip to Legoland, a 30-minute drive away, while shopaholics will fall for the stores at Escondido Promenade, two miles from the hotel. Surfers can catch a wave at Carlsbad Beach, a 25-minute drive. McClellan Palomar Airport is 13 miles, and San Diego International Airport is 36 miles away. more...

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Holiday Inn Express San Diego-Escondido

3.53 mi from California State University San Marcos


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1250 W Valley Parkway,Escondido,CA

 

Guest Score: 7.4 / 10

Free Wi-Fi and free breakfast, a convenient location and non-smoking rooms at the Holiday Inn Express San Diego-Escondido, where guests can walk into town to explore shops and restaurants. The Spanish exterior of this three-story Holiday Inn Express welcomes guests, while the 84 non-smoking rooms and suites please business travelers and families. All rooms feature flat-panel TVs, mini-fridges and free Wi-Fi; suites have separate living areas with microwaves. After filling up at the free breakfast buffet, soak up some sun at the outdoor pool and hot tub or maintain your workout schedule at the 24-hour fitness center. Just off I-5 in Escondido, the Holiday Inn Express is within walking distance of shops and restaurants and less than a mile from the Escondido Transit Center. Guests can drive to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in less than 20 minutes or catch a performance at the California Center for the Arts, one-and-a-half miles away. McClellan-Palomar Airport is less than 12 miles away, and the San Diego International Airport is 33 miles south. more...

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Lakehouse Hotel And Resort

2.84 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $159 Book Now

1025 La Bonita Drive,San Marcos,CA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Overlooking the water and offering free Wi-Fi, the Lakehouse Hotel and Resort has a spa, two pools, and a restaurant and bar. This two-story hotel features 140 rooms with flat-panel TVs, coffeemakers, free Wi-Fi and tranquil views of the lake. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the on-site restaurant and drinks at the bar. Relax in the California sunshine by the two outdoor pools or soak in the hot tub; there`s even a spa offering in-room services. Tie up the boat at the hotel`s secure, full-service marina on Lake Marcos. Tee off at the nearby Lake San Marcos Country Club or head to the sunny beaches of Carlsbad, about 15 minutes away. Take the kids to Legoland, nine miles away. Camp Pendleton is a 20-minute drive from the hotel. Downtown San Diego and its famous namesake zoo are about a half-hour away; San Diego International Airport is 37 miles away. more...

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Rancho Santa Fe Lakeview Villa

5.12 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $1175 Book Now

,Escondido,CA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Rancho Santa Fe Lakeview Villa offers accommodation in Escondido. San Diego Zoo Safari Park is 11 km from the property. All units feature a TV and DVD player. There is also a kitchen, equipped with a dishwasher, oven and microwave. A toaster and fridge are also featured, as well as a coffee machine. Stone Brewing Company is 5 km from Rancho Santa Fe Lakeview Villa, while Palomar College is 9 km away. The nearest airport is San Diego International Airport, 39 km from Rancho Santa Fe Lakeview Villa. more...

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Beach Bungalow

9.54 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $101 Book Now

,Encinitas,CA

 

Guest Score: 10 / 10

Beach Bungalow is a apartment set in Encinitas in the California Region and is 1.5 km from San Diego Botanic Garden. A microwave and a toaster can be found in the kitchen and there is a private bathroom. A TV with satellite channels is available. San Diego International Airport is 37 km from the property. more...

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Charming Beach Bungalow

9.72 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $199 Book Now

110 Melba Road,Encinitas,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.9 / 10

Situated in Encinitas, within 1.7 km of San Diego Botanic Garden, Charming Beach Bungalow offers accommodation with free WiFi and air conditioning. This self-catered holiday home features barbecue facilities and free private parking. The holiday home features 2 bedrooms and a fully fitted kitchen with a dishwasher. A flat-screen TV is featured. The nearest airport is San Diego International Airport, 35 km from the holiday home. more...

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Kate Stanton Inn

8.73 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $169 Book Now

1904 Leucadia Scenic Court,Encinitas,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.9 / 10

Set 3.7 km from San Diego Botanic Garden, Kate Stanton Inn offers free WiFi. Some units have a balcony and/or a patio with sea views. San Diego International Airport is 40 km away. more...

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Rancho Valencia Resort And Spa

9.69 mi from California State University San Marcos


from $806 Book Now

5921 Valencia Circle,Del Mar,CA

 

Guest Score: 9.6 / 10

Located among the hills of Rancho Santa Fe, this beautiful, natural resort features a full-service spa, golf course and top-rated tennis courts. Free Wi-Fi is available at the resort. The Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa offers bright rooms with spacious windows and a lush garden patio. A fireplace, flat-screen cable TV and a DVD library are included. The Restaurant at Rancho Valencia serves fine cuisine in an elegant Mediterranean setting. Guests have views of the surrounding valley from inside the restaurant or out on the terrace. Free use of bicycles, croquet equipment and bocce equipment is offered to all guests. A fitness center, 2 pools and yoga classes are also available. The Rancho Valencia Resort is 8 miles from downtown Del Mar and 22 minutes from Black Mountain Park. San Diego International Airport is 24.4 miles away. more...

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Scandia Motel from 53 $ .Scandia Motel is located in Carlsbad, 41 km from Temecula. Featuring lagoon views, rooms have a TV with cable channels. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. Scandia Motel features free WiFi . You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. San Clemente is 38 km from Scandia Motel, while La Jolla is 36 km away. The nearest airport is San Diego International Airport, 50 km from the property. more...

Scandia Motel is 11.53 mi from California State University San Marcos located on 2550 Carlsbad Boulevard Street in Carlsbad Click for Directions

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The closest hotel near California State University San Marcos Campus is Hampton Inn San Marcos - 0.56 mi located on 123 E. Carmel Street Street in San Marcos

Free hot breakfast, an outdoor pool and modern rooms with free Wi-Fi are among the perks at the non-smoking Hampton Inn San Marcos, close to Palomar College. This four-story hotel offers 69 non-smoking rooms with free Wi-Fi, flat-panel TVs, coffeemakers, fluffy bedding with duvets, microwaves, mini-fridges and handy lap desks. Kick-start your day with a free hot breakfast with waffles and catch up on exercise in the fitness room. Splash around under the California sun in the outdoor pool. Meeting space is available and parking is free. Off Highway 78, this hotel is about two miles from Palomar College. Dig your toes into the warm sand on Carlsbad Beach, about 15 minutes west, or go on a wild adventure with the kids at the Safari Park, about 20 minutes east. Downtown San Diego is about half-an-hour away and San Diego International Airport is 37 miles south. more...
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