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Vagabond Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   200 Trask Street, Bakersfield, CA 93312 (Formerly Rodeway Inn)
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Ranked #23 of 57 hotels in Bakersfield
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chester F Bakersfield, California, United States
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Bakersfield, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

room was clean, property was clean, fast check in, enjoyed my stay. Stephanie was very good. very good price, easy freeway ramp's. gas station's, food. I will stay here again, Stephanie " the front desk person" was very helpful, and fast, sent us to food, and gas. thank's.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff here was great Fernando checked us in and made us feel right at home. The stop was convenient especially when your eyes feel heavy and your falling asleep on the long stretch after the grapevine. The rooms were newly renovated and the price was great. Will definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms were newly renovated and clean the staff was great. Fernando checked us in with excellent hospitality, I will definitely stay here again on my next trip. It gets semi-busy on weekends so making a reservation is a plus.

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Sunnyvale, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were surprised. We came in as a family, expected a typical $39 hotel, but were awesomely surprised. I think the rooms are newly renovated and was given away for a very low price to gather good reviews here again. Because I saw by the door the original price list, and it's over $150 per night (supposedly). But I guess... More

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los Angeles
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice hotel it meant my requirement's good price and very nice employer named David made me feel like I was home.... Very nice wooden floors and plasma for a very good price.................................

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The staff was great but the hotel has seen better days! The room was spacious and clean but old and well worn. Carpet was dirty, shower was not working right, phone didn't work all the time we were there. We had an issue with all the construction workers in the evening, sitting and standing outside drinking beer and throwing their... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

It was ok for a quick one night stay on our way to san francisco from vegas. We were unfortunate enough to have a big group of men turn up and play music til early hours of the morning in the carpark. The area isnt safe which is something we discovered afterwards. Rooms were clean and value for the money... More

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Orange County, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Granted the price was good, but Bakersfield is full of relatively acceptable places around $50/night. It was a little closer to our work destination than some of the other closer in town choices, but the physical aesthetics of the place were nasty! The continental breakfast is a choice between 2 cereals and juice. The motel promotes "hi speed internet" on... More

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Coquitlam, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We were tired and it was getting late so ended up checking into this hotel. The front desk staff was very nice. Older hotel but looked like it was acceptable for the price. Once in the room we relayed you get what you pay for. TV reception that was fuzzy on an older TV. Internet that faded in and out.... More

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Corona, California
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

My family and I stayed in this hotel over the night. We were on our way back home and it was too long of a drive so we decided to stop. This hotel was very convenient it is close to the freeway and not too expensive. The front desk clerk Michelle was very friendly informed us about the things the... More

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Address: 200 Trask Street, Bakersfield, CA 93312 (Formerly Rodeway Inn)
Location: United States > California > Bakersfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Vagabond Inn 2*
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Also Known As:
Vagabond Hotel Bakersfield
Rodeway Inn Bakersfield
Bakersfield Rodeway Inn

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Conveniently located near Interstate 5, guests will not only enjoy the fine amenities of the Vagabond Inn, but be minutes away from California State University. Clean spacious rooms, complimentary continental breakfast and high-speed Internet access come standard when staying at the Vagabond Inn. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor swimming pool. Ihop adjacent to property. Guests can take advantage of nearby outdoor recreational activities including boating, fishing, golfing and camping. Buena Vista Lake is seven miles from the hotel. Magic Mountain amusement park is 80 miles away. The hotel's close proximity to nearby California State University makes it the perfect choice when visiting family. ... more   less 
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