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The Crystal River Inn

Excited to announce that we are under new ownership!

ATTN: The hotel is no longer a bed & breakfast. We are within easy walking distance of many great local eateries that we hope you will take advantage of as you explore downtown San Marcos. We are always happy to recommend our favorites, and can't wait to welcome you!

Crystal River Inn
A classic 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 only hotel in downtown. 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. Then, we invite you to relax, be lazy, float the river....or, enjoy 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 team is here to send you home with wonderful memories. San Marcos has 2 iconic Texas family theme parks, Wonder World Cave and Aquarena Springs. Spring in the Hill Country is at its peak in March and April. There’s nothing better than wine tasting and wildflower picnics.
The two San Marcos outlet malls boast over 300 stores…. a discount shoppers’ paradise in any season.  
Many weddings are held in our Secret Garden and reception tent, the perfect venue for any special occasion; from weddings, surprise proposals, baby showers, to graduation parties.

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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
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The Crystal River Inn



326 West Hopkins
San Marcos, Texas 78666


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