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Vagabond Inn Costa Mesa/Orange County Airport

3205 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Vagabond Inn Costa Mesa/Orange County Airport
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Ranked #19 of 23 Hotels in Costa Mesa
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The room was spacious we got a two queen bed room. The carpet was stain. The bathroom was worned out. The chair in the room was broken. Housekeeping wasnt done properly, even though the housekeepers were very nice, the carpet wasnt clean. They were pills on the floors and chips as for other things, luckily my infant doesnt crawl neither... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I read a bunch of the reviews and was VERY apprehensive until I called every hotel and realized we had vacationed during Spring Break and that everything was booked. Ok...So this isn't The Ritz....It is a budget motel....We saw two small bugs that were ***NOT*** roaches, ticks or bedbugs...rather just a couple that buzz around outside lights. It was old... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Our non smoking room smelled heavily like cigarettes..we got something to eat and brought it back to the room and as we sat down to eat OUR ROOM HAD ROACHES..we opened the dresser only to find even more ROACHES INSIDE ... THIS PLACE WAS SUCH A FAIL..WOULD NOT RECOMMEND STAYING HERE

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Sometimes when we travel, we think older hotels may not be a great place to stay because of antiquated décor or furniture that looks like it belongs in the Civil War era. But the Vagabond Inn in Costa Mesa, CA (at the 405-South Harbor Blvd. exit), although a little bit older, is a really pleasant surprise! The exterior of this... More 

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Sandpoint, Idaho, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I enjoy staying at the Vagabond in Costa Mesa for several reasons. The location is freeway convenient and close to John Wayne Airport, Newport Beach and a short drive to Disneyland and other area attractions. The rooms are clean, comfortable, and affordable and they offer free Wifi, fresh hot coffee and a continental breakfast. But best of all, they have... More 

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Cathedral City, California, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I stayed because they are pet friendly and ended up staying elsewhere the next night my room was absolutely disgusting! Filthy from top to bottom. I got out of the shower and was drying my hair in front of the sink and my feet were covered with black hair from the carpet. Apparently they don't vacuum. Mold on ceiling in... More 

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We needed somewhere near the airport and this was the cheapest on the night, $60, but even that felt like way too much. On arrival the hotel looked nice, but the experience went downhill quickly after that. The man working at late night reception acted if he couldn't care less, he answered the telephone whilst you were talking to him... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 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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