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Vagabond Inn Costa Mesa/Orange County Airport

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3205 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Ranked #18 of 23 hotels in Costa Mesa
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked for 3 nights but checked out after one and that was one too many !! The carpet was filthy my feet got black just walking from bathroom- the curtains were falling down - the beds must be 20 years old - foul odor from old dirty carpet- on an on Could not get out of there fast... More

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Rialto, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for nearly a month during the OC Fair. I have been doing this for they past several years. The management and staff are great. I travel alone most of the time, but I feel safe and know I have a clean place to sleep every night. I love the location right off the 405 Fwy, as well as,... More

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Costa Mesa, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My stay at the vagabond has been a very good experience from the people to hanging out in the pool .every one here is very nice and kind .one really good thing I like about this place is that every thing you need is very close like walking distance I think that very awesome .plus the free breakfast is a... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at the Vagabond Inn. It's centrally located to highway, restaurants and the state fair!! Great management team and the service is great. Rooms are also clean too! I would recommend the Vagabond Inn to my family and friends!

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Suisun City, California, Usa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

To call this Place a flea bag is an insult to fleas and bags everywhere Judging by the caution tape and the blood stains we might as well have been staying at the Bates Motel... Actually it might have been cleaner. We checked into two pre-paid rooms booked through Orbitz, at check-in I was immediately charged an additional $20 room... More

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Costa Mesa, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Seems like a good location for the OC... BUT, it was AWFUL!! Freaky people loitering everywhere, felt very unsafe. Got hit up for spare change on the stairwell. YUCK! Room smelled.. people in and out of rooms all night long. Nasty bed. Go anywhere else but here!

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Burlington, Vermont
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The property is relatively easy to get to. Average room type but clean. The pool was adequate and there were plenty of food choices in the area. The upper level rooms seem to be more quiet than the ones on the first floor

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Hollywood, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I read a lot of really negative reviews about this place, but I had a really great experience. I stayed for 2 nights and I found my stay to be very pleasant, clean, quiet, and safe. Nothing bad to say here.

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Costa Mesa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The place was clean, roomy enough, had fridge, microwave and simple breakfast. Staff was nice and accommodating. Price was reasonable and less than other like facilities. This is so close to lots of restaurants, including and In 'N Out burger in front of the inn.

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St. George, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Room was a good price and worked fine for the two of us to stay one night. Friendly and helpful staff. Ice machine on our side of the building was broken, so we had to walk all the way over to the far end of the lot where the lobby was to get ice. The red stir sticks in the... More

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Address: 3205 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Costa Mesa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Vagabond Inn Costa Mesa/Orange County Airport 2*
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