1245 Los Vallecitos Boulevard, San Marcos, California 92069 USA
+1 760-591-9828

San Marcos, CA hotel near Carlsbad Beaches

Marriott Rewards Category 6 · Points needed per night

The Residence Inn San Diego North/San Marcos, CA hotel by Marriott is located off Highway 78, just 3 -miles from California State San Marcos and within walking distance to the San Marcos Grand Plaza. Travelers will appreciate our San Marcos hotel’s free hotel-wide WiFi, a daily hot breakfast buffet, Inn Mix receptions (M-W), and parking. Guests on TripAdvisor have voted us as the #1 hotel in San Marcos, CA and it has earned us the 2017 Certificate of Excellence. Visit some of the most popular attractions near San Marcos including LEGOLAND, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Carlsbad beaches, Stone Brewing Co., & Camp Pendelton Unwind after a busy day in one of our spacious studio, 1 bedroom, or two bedroom suites that feature plush Marriott bedding, full kitchen with dinettes, living room set with a pull-out sofa bed, & an HDTV with 12 HD channels. Our hotel offers a large outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour business center, an onsite meeting room, & an outdoor patio.

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87% of guests recommend this hotel

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Key Amenities

  • Free high-speed internet
  • Free breakfast
  • Pet friendly
  • Kitchen/kitchenette


  • Explore the excitement of our nearby attractions such as LEGOLAND California or Carlsbad State Beach on our custom map!

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  • Visit The Grand Plaza, just a short walk from the hotel with dozens of restaurants, retailers, and bars.

  • The Residence Inn The Mix is an evening social on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Enjoy free food, drinks, and company!

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Spacious suites near Carlsbad Beaches.

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Residence Inn® by Marriott® San Diego North/San Marcos