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Vagabond Inn San Jose (SJC Airport)

2.0 of 5
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1488 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95112
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visit San Jose regularly and have a small company budget of about $100+-. Other hotels raised their prices over $150. The other less expensive hotels were really bad when I have had to use them. ( fights - Motel6, police activity- Airport Inn) The Vagabond is a good but not luxurious place to stay with good managers at a... More 

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El Cerrito, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While not necessarily sparkly and new, this hotel has the charm and nostalgia (in my book at least) of California 70's. A mixture of Las Vegas bling in the sign above the on-sight Denny's restaurant, faded hope of the California real estate boom era and homey charm from the staff, I kinda liked this place. Location wise it is situated... More 

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Plano, Texas
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We checked in late & was given a room way in the back. The room was clean enough. We had a 7AM flight the next morning. Wokeat5 AM for quick shower. The shower would not turn on. Also, the in room refrigerator did not work to put our bottled water. Told the desk clerk the next morning and all he... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is no information on the web site to say that I have to ask them if I can use the 10th day free card in Vagabond Inn San Jose (SJC Airport) while making the reservation, just said we need to present the 10th Night Free Card at Check-in to receive validation. So I show up my 10th Night Free... More 

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Lodi, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The guys at the front desk was very nice and checked us in in a timely manner. When we got to the room it smelled stuffy and warm. We opened to door to let some fresh air in. The room was clean but the floor was horrible. There was a sticky spot on the floor that our socks would stick... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Found the staff very friendly. Room lighting quite dim. Refrigerator had no control inside it, had to get under the desk to plug it in. Limited continental breakfast. Good convenience to the light rail to convention center.

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Morro Bay, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This place was a last ditch effort for me. It's outdated, dirty and noisy. I found old beer bottle caps in the room. Linens should have been burned although they appeared clean. Will never return. Ever

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Discovery Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Good location, security was good (and necessary) room was old but fairly large and clean. Breakfast items were included (just ok). But overall good value for money. Fairly noisy because people are coming and going all the time since it´s an airport stop.

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San Jose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is an excellent choice of hotel/motel for the money. Very cleanly, all amenities present including a small refridgerator and microwave, coffee maker for the room and adequate flat screen TV for the room. Air conditioning system worked perfectly especially now that is it summer. Facility has a pool as well though I did not use it on this trip.

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Orange County, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

A pretty basic place to stay which is what I was looking for. Decent shower, bed not uncomfortable. Has a microwave and minifridge, which is more than I can say for the Marriott Marquis. It's not great but it does the job. At this price point in San Jose I'm not sure you can do better.

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