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Crystal River Inn

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San Antonio, TX, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was in the Rock House. It was nice but it was right on a noisy street. At 3:00 AM something very loud with flashing yellow lights woke us up from a sound sleep in a very comfortable bed. If we were to stay here again we would stay in the main house. The breakfast was good but it...

Thank William H
Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter was expecting my first grandchild and I wanted a place close to her and comfortable. I found that and more at the Crystal River Inn. My room was clean and the bed was one of the nicest I have ever slept in! But most of all, the staff was amazing. Paula was my first contact when booking the...

Thank Pattylynn49
Cleburne, Texas
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Wonderful experience. Service was fantastic! Food was amazing! Also this was the murder mystery weekend and had so much fun! Very entertaining! Best bed and breakfast in San Marcos. Can't wait to visit again!

Thank gigi062063
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This was our first time to stay here and had we had a coupon offer to use. We called a few days ahead to ask some questions and they were pleasant and had the answers quickly. We found the place easily and parked on street in front to check in. It was check in and out in kitchen area which...

Thank LAH28
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed in this lovely bed and breakfast. We also in joyed the spa services during our duration. The staff made sure that I was being pampered the whole time. The b&b staff where very accommodating. We stayed in the cypress creek room which came with a jacuzzi tub. They provided bubble bath soap and even had breakfast the next...

Thank Christina P
Enterprise, Alabama
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This was my first experience staying at a B&B. I came to San Marcos for an extended visit to conduct some company training. The owners of the inn were most gracious and kind in providing me a very reasonable off season rate. I stayed at the cozy Rio Grande suite which has a small kitchenette. The room is comfortable and...

Thank spitfirefz
San Marcos, Texas
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Inn is located next to a bar, and you can hear drunken people yelling and stumbling out until about 4-5 a.m. Frio room lives up to its name, the room was so cold, and no way to change the thermostat. As for the complimentary breakfast, both my friend and I though t it was horrid. I made them aware of...

1Thank belle651
New Braunfels, Texas
Reviewed 26 January 2017

If you are looking for Victorian ambiance, delicious food, friendly and helpful service & staff—this is the place for you. If you want rest and let the world go by or if you want to explore and experience nature in a quaint yet swinging town with plenty of fun and things to do— this is also the place for you....

Thank llucre8z
Arlington, Texas
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Took my bf for her birthday to the murder mystery weekend at this awesome bed and breakfast! The owners and staff bent over backwards to make it a special weekend for us! The food was some of the best this well traveled foodie has ever had! The murder mystery was sooo much fun we are planning another with our family...

Thank hdwinsbig
Austin, Tx
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We choose Crystal River Inn to spend our anniversary weekend. We were hoping for a delightful and beautiful room to hold up in and binge watch HGTV while drinking wine. Our room was the Nueces in the Rock House. First impressions were disappointing as we entered through the shared kitchen area with its linoleum floor and kitchen cabinets that reminded...

Thank dwardy

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the oldest and most famous B&B's in Texas, this romantic Victorian inn and gardens features twelve designer rooms in four historic buildings. It has appeared in numerous publications such as Southern Living, USA Today, and Texas Highways. Features include fireplaces, antiques, canopied beds, fountains, rose garden, soaking tubs, TV's and phones, suites, and fresh flowers. Long-term apartments with kitchens are available. Full gourmet breakfasts are headliner events, featuring such specialties as Eggs Benedict and raspberry French toast. Repeatedly voted "Best Caterer in Hays County", the inn is widely known for its parties, dinners, weddings, business meetings, and especially its hilarious original murder mysteries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal River Inn

Address: 326 West Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666
Region: United States > Texas > San Marcos
Price Range: $177 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crystal River Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Look at the website to see pictures of the rooms and choose to your liking and specific needs. Grocery and laundromat very close.”
spitfirefz, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the main house”
dwardy, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request the Rio Grande or Equivalent.”
489leonm, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quieter in Rock House or Frio room. Blanco and Rio Grand are the biggest and most beautiful rooms.”
C2832DXlaurar, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I've stayed in three different rooms and they were all very nice, Great place and highly recommend !!”
KG1124, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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