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The Great Getaway in Central San Marcos Guest House

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type cottage

Overview

About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-4)

Beautifully furnished, quaint and cozy guest house nestled in the charming historic district of San Marcos. Located just 4 blocks from the downtown square and Texas State University, with convenient access to the Outlet Malls and the San Marcos River.

The Palmer's Guest House is next door to the famous Palmer's Restaurant Bar and Courtyard. Included with your stay is a welcome bottle of Texas Wine and a fabulous meal at Palmer's restaurant. Come enjoy a taste of the Hill Country and everything San Marcos has to offer.

Keywords: Guest House, bed and breakfast, B&B, romantic

More Details

Owner
Kristin Sheffield
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Kristin Sheffield

The Sheffield Family has been in the hospitality business for 20 years.

We look forward to your stay!

Kristin Sheffield purchased this cottage in 2010

What makes this cottage unique

San Marcos is located half-way between Austin and San Antonio, Texas, known as the Gateway to the Hill Country.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful guest house.

We slept very well and felt comfortable with its cozy feel.

Added bonus was the great dining experience we had at Palmer's.

Plan on returning when I visit the area in May.
Jan 2011
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Amenities

Heritage Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tiled walk-in shower, fresh towels, hair dryer and amenities
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Two room suite - Queen-size Bed (1) and bath area are separated by a wall/door from suite area with a queen-size sleeper sofa.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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The Great Getaway in Central San Marcos Guest House
average rating of 4.85 based on 61 reviews
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

What an awesome place. Kristin was also super helpful and responsive. We will certainly be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Experience

  • 5 of 5

Kristin did a fantastic job arranging our stay. The cottage was beautiful and no detail was overlooked; plenty of fresh towels, toiletries, bathrobe, complimentary drinks in the fridge, etc. I loved the convenience of being able to grab a stellar lunch next door and the ability to walk to all San Marcos has to offer. Overall, very pleased with our stay. Looking forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place and great location!! The restaurant is amazing also.

  • 5 of 5

I will stay here every time I come to town if it's available.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Love, love, love this place! My second time to visit and can't wait to go back!!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I arrived to find the Palmers guest house clean and neat and thouroughly enjoyed our two nights and three days in San Marcos. We walked everywhere as the guest house is located less than 10 minute drive and easy comfortable walk to everything we did!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Such a great time!

  • 5 of 5

This property is absolutely beautiful, tucked away in San Marcos. Located right where you want to be! Walking distance from everything you may need. We also had dinner at the Palmers restaurant- YUM!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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5

Comfy rental in a stellar location and a great property owner

  • 5 of 5

This rental is super comfortable and close to everything in San Marcos. Everything went smoothly and the property owner was super easy to work with!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Marcos Skyport Austin or San Antonio airports
Nearest Barpub
Palmer's Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Texas State Golf Course, or Quail Creek
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-35
Nearest Restaurant
Palmer's Restaurant and Bar

Float down the crystal clear, 72 degree, San Marcos River - we are located just one mile away from Rio Vista Dam.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are based on double occupancy. Each additional guest is $10 per guest, per night. Four guests max please.
A one night stay is available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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