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The Crystal River Inn

April-May Specials

Come enjoy Spring! Winetasting tours through the wildflowers and past the rivers…are guaranteed magic. Stay for 2 weekdays anytime April 1-May 25, and get 25% off your chosen room.

Or….consider impressing somebody! Let us send you gift certificates that you can use for upcoming birthdays, anniversaries, or holidays. Request any size from $50 on up, and we’ll add 20% to it.

Our spring mystery series is over, but people are already booking for the fall….dates are August 18-19, Sep 8-9, and October 27-28. Don’t miss out, these hilarious weekends fill up fast!

Crystal River Inn
A classic boutique hotel in the heart of San Marcos, Tx

Nestled in the center of San Marcos, at the gateway to the magical Texas Hill Country, lies the historic Crystal River Inn. Just 5 blocks from the crystal-clear San Marcos River, we are the town’s only boutique hotel and moreover, the oldest inn in Texas continually operated by the same family. We’ve been here since 1984, offering simple elegance and lots of Hill Country fun. You’ll have your choice of 9 designer rooms in 2 historic buildings, each with unique features such as fireplaces, canopied beds, and luxurious tubs. Your overnight stay will include a great seated, plated breakfast with favorites like bananas foster crepes, quiche with hollandaise, or eggs benedict. Then, we invite you to relax, be lazy, and do nothing....or, enjoy an uproarious murder mystery, a beautiful garden wedding, an unparalleled outlet and downtown shopping, or a fun local festival. The sparkling nearby river is waiting to show you the best in all kinds of year-round water sports. No matter what you’re in the mood for, our Texas-friendly family team is here to send you home with wonderful memories.
Cave photoSan Marcos has 2 iconic Texas family theme parks, Wonder World Cave and Aquarena Springs.
Blue Bonnet flowersSpring in the Hill Country is at its peak in March and April. There’s nothing better than wine tasting and wildflower picnics.
San Marcos Mall

The two San Marcos outlet malls boast over 300 stores…. a discount shoppers’ paradise in any season. 


Professional massage therapists are on site from 9 am-early evening to offer single or couples massages. We also have hairdressers, barbers, and aestheticians.

Wedding Venu

Many full-service destination weddings are held in our Secret Garden and reception tent. We specialize in last-minute weddings.
guest room with satin comforter

Enjoy your stay

Crystal River Inn Wedding cake

Let us host your event

river waterfall

A taste of adventure

San Marcos Daily Record, Best of Hays, 2016Best Wedding Venue
San Marcos Daily Record
Certificate of Excellence
2015 and 2017
City Beat News2017 Spectrum Award
City Beat News
The Crystal River Inn



326 West Hopkins
San Marcos, Texas 78666


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