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Lodging


Please book after the Registration step for the CSU Symposium.

Listed in closest proximity to CSUSM:

Hampton Inn San Marcos

No special rate for CSU guests.

Relax at the Hampton Inn San Marcos hotel, which is conveniently situated in the cultural hub of the city just off State Route 78. Stay near vibrant activities such as a production at the California Center for the Arts or fine ale tasting at Stone Brewing Co. Let the attentive, multilingual staff at our hotel in San Marcos, CA, assist you in finding things to do, including practicing your swing at one of 22 lush golf courses. San Diego attractions are only a 35-minute drive away. Consider hiking, biking, swimming and surfing recreation opportunities. Admire the animals at San Diego Safari Park near our San Marcos hotel.  Enjoy a comfortable, modern guest room with free high-speed internet access at our hotel in San Marcos. Start your day with Hampton's free hot breakfast, served daily or take breakfast to go with a Hampton On the Run® Breakfast Bag, available Monday-Friday. Enjoy an invigorating workout in the fitness room, plunge into the pool or unwind in the relaxing whirlpool.

Lakehouse Hotel & Resort

MUST CALL FOR SPECIAL RATE: (760)744-0120
Special Rate: $99 + complimentary shuttle from the hotel to CSUSM!

The brand new Lakehouse Hotel and Resort is proud to offer affordable luxury in an unbeatable setting on beautiful Lake San Marcos matched with a guest service experience second to none. A refreshing deviation from the cookie cutter mundane resort norm, Lakehouse Hotel and Resort creates a tranquil escape from lives daily stresses via the irreplaceable serenity of lakefront luxury and service excellence.  Lakehouse Hotel and Resort offers 142 brand new spacious rooms inclusive of breathtaking views, spa like showers, amazingly comfortable memory foam beds, over 100 channels of high definition television with premium movie channels, complimentary wireless internet, a magnificent lobby area with a fireplace, library, board games, 2 tremendously spacious pool decks and hot tubs, hammocks, fire pits throughout the spacious property, 24 hour in room dining, and many more legendary amenities.  Guests of the resort are encouraged to enjoy our country club, St. Mark Golf, which offers a state of the art fitness center, driving range, 18 holes of championship golf and 18 holes of executive golf. The Grill restaurant offers fine dining for breakfast, Sunday brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy the delicious full menu to be delivered as room service as well.While guests have all the amenities available to them to ensure they never have to leave our resort, the staff of passionate hoteliers matches are unbeatable location with a level of personably passionate service that will help to create lifelong memories.

Residence Inn Marriott, San Marcos

Special Rate for CSU guests: $115

Stay at Marriott’s Residence Inn San Diego North San Marcos hotel located off I-78 just 5-minutes from Old California Restaurant Row and 10-minutes from both LEGOLAND® and San Diego Zoo's Safari Park. We're one of TripAdvisor’s® top-ranked hotels in the area and are a recipient of the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Our guests enjoy free: Internet, parking, daily hot breakfast. We are a quick walk from San Marcos Grand Plaza and 15-minutes from Camp Pendleton and McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad. Our San Diego hotel by Marriott is steps from Palomar College and less than 10-minutes from Cal State University San Marcos. Our patio invites you to enjoy the weather with a BBQ and fire-pit. Play a game with friends or family in our Billiards room. We are a pet friendly hotel featuring stylish suites with full kitchens and 32” HDTV’s with premium channels. Book your short or extended stay today at Marriott's Residence Inn San Diego San Marcos hotel!

The 17th Annual CSU Symposium on University Teaching
Hyatt Place, Vista

Special Rate for CSU guests: $105 - (Must click logo.)

This Hyatt Place San Diego/Vista-Carlsbad hotel is conveniently located in Northern San Diego County and is only minutes away from some of the area’s major local attractions. Travel less than six miles to experience LEGOLAND of California, featuring over 60 attractions for your family to enjoy. Carlsbad also offers miles of beautiful beaches with countless family activities to experience during your next visit. Spend a day shopping at the Carlsbad Premium Outlets with over 90 outlet stores to choose from or travel into Downtown San Diego for a day of adventure at the San Diego Zoo or SeaWorld.  If you are traveling for business, this Hyatt Place hotel is situated minutes away from Acushnet, Callaway Golf, DJO Inc., ViaSat, Taylormade, Jenny Craig, and McClellan Palomar Airport.


Please enjoy your stay and see what fun San Marcos has to offer in Local Interests!