Hondo is a small town along US 90 near the edge of the Texas Hill Country, 40 miles west of San Antonio and 50 miles from Lost Maples State Natural Area
. The main hotel in town is the new, 3 floor, 57 room Best Western Hondo Inn, built summer 2009 in a semi-rural setting on the east side of town, beside the highway. There are several restaurants and a Wal-Mart nearby, and a few more facilities in the town center a mile or so away. The hotel offers an outdoor pool, fitness room, bbq grills, free continental breakfast, free internet access, laundry, and basic services for business & meetings.