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Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow I-5

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200 Trask Street, Bakersfield, CA 93312 (Formerly Rodeway Inn)
Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow I-5
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Ranked #27 of 59 Hotels in Bakersfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

con- Had an attic access above the bed, and a door leading to another room with no knob. The Ac unit was plugged in with a piece of metal covering the hole, as well as having several other holes from relocated plugs in walls, the carpet was so bad I kept my shoes on, the shower had hair in it... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I know you get what you pay for. But even for $40/night, I expect a bed and a shower. The wifi didn't work, carpet was like moldy squishy disgusting, and no hot water. Breakfast? Cold cereal and waffles. Not even a piece of toast, cmon! Management let us into the room next door for a hot shower and refused any... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here before. Customer service is superior here. I checked in about 1:00 am in the morning after a very a very long drive and a guy named Ryan was fast and efficient to get me in a room . I had a good night's sleep and had a free breakfast in the morning. The whole stay only cost me... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Stayed there one night while on my way to Hollywood. Very nice room for under $40. Room seemed clean and everything worked properly. They have a decent breakfast selection, albeit served in a small area. I got a top floor room as I usually do in motels so I cannot speak to the noise on the bottom floor that some... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We often stay in budget motels for the value and we realize that we are not getting "The Ritz". We chose this location because of some good reviews and it was on the I-5 and we were in a rush to drive north. There is an agricultural smell on the outside (cow poo) but there is nothing this property can... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The rooms needed updating, the rooms were clean, tv problems, bath fixtures about to come out of the wall, holes in the carpets, but the staff was friendly & helpful with what they had, free wi-fi wasn't working

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I was recently traveling from Sacramento to LA and came across this motel right off of the I-5. The staff was great. Fernando checked us in late at night and he realized how tired we were so he sped up the process which we greatly appreciated. The room was nice and quiet and the Direct TV made me feel just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We were driving from San Francisco to LA so the location, just seconds off the I-5, was perfect. Upon exiting the car, it immediately smelt strongly of manure. This odor disappeared however once we got inside our room. To be honest, the room wasnt great. The wifi was down while we visited, there was a wet towel left in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I was traveling on I5 and got tired so decided to stop and get a room. First hotel was the Vagabond Inn. Room was cost about $45.00 dollars which isn't bad. Clerk was fast to get me checked in . My room was clean and had a refrigerator which I need. They also had free breakfast in the morning before... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at this Hotel cause the one I normally stay at was sold out do they recommend me to this one. I'm a traveling nurse so when I find a Hotel I like I don't like to change. The room was clean and had a king size bed. Seems like they are remodeling with a few upgrades. I got... More 

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