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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
Vagabond Inn San Jose (SJC Airport)
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Ranked #48 of 74 Hotels in San Jose
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know about you, but I'm tired of reviewers who just don't get it. Maybe I don't either -- who am I to say -- but most of the negatives people come up with are irrelevant to the vast majority of the reasons I travel! Take the Vagabond Inn, for example. Your experience will vary depending upon why you're... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I don't whether we were extremely unlucky with neighbors for all 4 nights (Skrillex fan, noisy dog owner and a couple in crisis) or is it regular, but it was noisy. Also parking lot is sometimes a gathering place for teens. But it was clean, and nothing bad happened.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We picked this place because we were looking for a place to stay near the Levi`s Stadium on Thanksgiving. Turns out the location really was the best thing about it. It looked ok from the outside, from the inside not so much. It was kind of dirty, bad smell and the sheets looked like they hadn't seen a washer from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I stayed there for a week with two more colleagues on a business trip. In general, it was a perfect option if you travel on a budget or plan for long stay in San Jose. The price was reasonable, about 80 USD per day for a standard room (two queen beds). Just 5-10minutes driving from the airport and 5 minutes... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The price was right and the room was relatively clean for the price. I won't be eating off the floor anytime soon but it was good enough. The room has standard economy motel bedding (not sure when it was last cleaned but seemed okay) and the double queen room beds were comfortable. The room had a newer flat screen tv... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

the price was right. it was a clean room. i had everything i needed. check in was fast. i arrived hours before the scheduled check in and had no problems. denney's right next door made it nice. the highway is just feet away(101). my over all stay was ok. i'd stay there again. i stayed one night and had an... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I feel bad writing this review since the front desk gentleman was friendly but the hotel itself is not comfortable at all. Yes, it's near the highway and has free "breakfast" and parking, but the area is scary, even as early as 6pm at night. Way more lights (or ANY) are needed at the back of the hotel. I felt... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is a reasonably priced hotel in San Jose but in a very busy neighborhood. The internet was poor as was the TV channel selection. It is a clean motel but other than that I can't say much good about it.

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