Headed to Cal State San Marcos for the very first time? Hotels-Rates can make sure you find the optimal hotel in San Marcos, CA. Hotels-Rates can provide detailed information on services offered, convenience to surrounding locations and nearby points of interest. Our comprehensive hotel database shows that there are 16 hotels in San Marcos within 5 miles of Cal State San Marcos, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $60. We also found 3 hotels in San Marcos within 1 miles of the school, with the lowest rate for those hotels being $67.99. If you’re looking for other things to do in San Marcos, you might be interested in visiting the La Jolla Playhouse, Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Moonlight Amphitheatre and Avo Playhouse, most of which are a convenient drive from the school.