The River Hip Cabin w/ Deck by San Marcos River!

2 Bedrooms • 1 Bath • Sleeps 3-6
Allows pets Internet River (more...)


True to its name, "The River" rests near the San Marcos River, offering a charming getaway in central Texas. Whether you’re here to tube the river, love fly-fishing, or are in town to visit Texas State in San Marcos, this 1-bedroom + loft, 1-bathroom vacation rental cabin has it all! With 3 flat-screen TVs, comfortable accommodations for 6 guests and a spacious covered deck, this cozy home ensures a great stay. While you’re in town, visit Staples Historic Park or make the trip to New Braunfels!



- Primary Bedroom: 1 Queen Bed
- 2nd Bedroom/Loft: 2 Queen Beds
- Fully Stocked Kitchen w/ Quality Products
- Fully Stocked Bathroom
- High Speed Internet w/ WIFI (+250 Mbs)
- 3 TVs w/ Cable
- Full Size Washer/Dryer
- Coffee Bar
- Large Covered Deck w/ Plenty of Seating
- BBQ Grill
- Driveway For Parking

Winter Texans will love this cabin, which is outfitted with all of the comforts of home – kick back and relax in your bright 399-square-foot abode that features a bonus loft (200 sqft)! The interior is furnished with pieces inspired by the San Marcos River, and the house boasts seasonal specials to make it easier than ever to get away!

Take it easy on the couch in the living area, where the broad picture windows let the natural light stream in and the flat-screen TV will keep you entertained. The fully stocked coffee bar ensures that you’ll have delicious brews to sip while you kick back.

The well-equipped kitchen has everything you need. Change things up and use the charcoal grill in the yard. However you cook your meal, the spacious covered porch features plenty of seating for everyone to unwind and dine al fresco.

Head to the park with your four-legged friend to unwind as the sun goes down. As you retire for the night, both the bedroom and the loft feature plush queen beds for everyone to have a peaceful night’s sleep.

If you’re traveling with more than 6 guests, check the availability of  our other Cabins. We can accommodate large parties as we offer 5 different Cabins for rent. Please inquire about large party rates.

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Experience the small-town charm of Staples as you unwind in your peaceful setting. The town boasts a historic park and cemetery near the crystal-clear San Marcos River. Spend an easy-going afternoon tubing, kayaking, birding or fly fishing along the river!

Only 11 miles from the house, San Marcos is home to Texas State University and a charming downtown historic district. If you’re looking for places to shop, San Marcos boasts both the San Marcos Premium Outlets and Tanger Outlets San Marcos!

Charming New Braunfels boasts the 70-acre Schlitterbahn waterpark, 2 rivers for tubing and plenty of historic German influence. Stop by Naeglin’s Bakery for a sweet treat, shop the farmers market and celebrate the town’s heritage during the 10-day Wurstfest.

With the house an easy drive away from Austin, you’ll also be close to the Formula 1 Circuit of the Americas Track (COTA), so check your calendar during your stay! Don’t forget to feast on some Texas barbecue in Luling and Lockhart.



Key Residence Features:

– Amenities include a well-equipped kitchen, free WiFi, 3 flat-screen TVs, washer and dryer, furnished deck, flagstone patio, charcoal grill (charcoal not provided), driveway parking for 2 vehicles and more

– Relaxing Staples location in a quiet setting near the San Marcos River, and with easy access to attractions in San Marcos, Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels and the Circuit of the Americas outside of Austin

– Nearest Commercial Airport: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport – 3600 Presidential Blvd, Austin, TX 78719, (~41.3 miles away)



  • No smoking
  • Pet friendly - 75lbs Limit (2 Furry Friends Per Cabin) - $50 Non-Refundable Pet Fee
  • Electric Car Charging - Minimum extra charge $20/day or $100/month (extra charges depending on the vehicle)
  • Events, parties and large gatherings considered with prior homeowner approval (please contact Michelle for additional information)
  • If you’re traveling with more than 6 guests, check the availability of our other Cabins located next door. Please inquire with Michelle about booking the properties together.
  • Must be at least 21 years old to book
  • Additional fees and taxes may apply
  • Owner Does Not Provide Access to the San Marcos River

Staples, Texas

Property Type Cabin
Accommodation Entire Home
Check-In Lockbox
House Rules
  • Maximum occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum age of primary renter: 21
  • Long term rental allowed
  • Pets welcome
Setting & View
  • River
  • River View
  • Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hot Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Wifi
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laptop Friendly Workspace
  • Basic Soaps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hangers
  • Private Entrance
  • Lock On Bedroom Door
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Free Internet
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Freezer
  • Pots & Pans
  • Kitchen Island
  • Barbeque/Grill Utensils
  • Coffee
  • Trash Compacter
  • Wine Glasses
Bathrooms 1 Bath
  • Bathroom – Shower, Toilet
Sleeping Arrangements 2 Bedrooms, sleeps 3-6
  • Master Bedroom – 1 Queen bed
  • Loft – 2 Queen beds
  • Television
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Smart TV
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lanai/Gazebo (covered)
  • Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Free Parking On Premises
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Winery Tours
  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Shopping
  • Water Sports
Sports & Adventure
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Smoke Detector
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Common Surface Disinfectant Cleaned
  • Linens High Temp Wash
  • Requires Stairs
  • Single Level Home
  • Path To Entrance Lit At Night