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Vagabond Inn San Jose (SJC Airport)

2.0 of 5
1488 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95112
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Ranked #50 of 74 Hotels in San Jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Hanoi, Vietnam
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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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Pompano Beach, Florida
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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This place needs major cleaning. It is a big Zero. I was traveling with 2 others for business and had booked 2 nights and the only reason we booked here is because we were referred. Never listening to that person again. It was almost 11pm when we checked in or we would not have stayed one night. The room was... More 

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Wylie, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

was a good size room ( with an eating table ) that was clean WITH a microwave & fridge ! the Beds were comfortable, a bit firm but slept fine . did not get to try the continental breakfast from 7-9:30 AM though.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I wish I had read reviews about this place before we stayed there. This isn't a place that we would stay in normally but we needed somewhere close to the concert we were going to be seeing that night. We won't go back. The room didn't give me a "clean" feeling at all. The bottom sheet (normally a fitted sheet)... More 

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