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Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo

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210 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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Redlands, California
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We reserved three motel rooms. - When we arrived, the three rooms were as far away from each other as possible. - The rooms were musty, and smelled of cigarettes, recent sex, and animals. - The electrical connections in the room were not up to code (raw wires and extension cords from the bathroom area to the television/mini-fridge - I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lets start with the pros, This place is really close to the Freeway so a nice option to stay over for the night. There are lots of places to eat and shop near by. The rooms are comfortable and wi-fi works. Cons, 1. Not a nice experience if you are going to spend 2-3 nights. 2. The staff is very... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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61 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

As said in the title, this hotel is way overpriced for what you are getting. Rooms are small, bed is almost unbearable, room had a bad odor, bathroom is tiny, and gave 1 small bottle of shampoo that was 90% gone. Was having a drink on the bed when the glass spilled all over the bed, I called the first... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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100 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Vagabond while traveling from San Francisco to LA on the last leg of our US vacay. We had no idea what to expect - as we booked it on price from Australia prior to leaving. Upon our arrival we were pleasantly surprised! The rooms were clean and well equipt. I'd even go as far to say... More 

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Great place to be. If you are traveling along the coast. Service is awesome. Wayne was friendly and very knowledgeable about the place and surroundings. Room was spacious and clean. Quiet and great view. Loved the spa. Only thing pool was not heated. Overall an excellent place.

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Los Angeles, California
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86 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We had a lot of hesitation booking here, due to the reviews. But actually, our stay was fine. We'll stay here again on a busy weekend in SLO. The room we got had depressing decorations, but was clean. There was a refrigerator, which came in handy. And I was surprised by the massaging showerhead. The person who cleaned the room... More 

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Orange County, CA
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

This is a run down, poorly maintained, over priced motel with a rude staff. The bed linens were dingy and appeared that they had not been changed since the last occupant slept on them. The TV remote did not work, the clock did not work and the microwave needed a good cleaning. The coffee maker on the "vanity" sink counter... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I had checked into the hotel with my younger brother while moving him to college. We had a friend come over and stop by to hang out with us. Once we checked into the hotel room we got into our room, I had left to get more luggage from the car upon arriving back to the hotel door, there was... More 

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Lisbon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Worst hotel experience of my life (I travel a lot). Very, very rude staff (manager). He didn't want to answer a question about a wrongly posted credit card transaction (should only have posted it on our arrival, not 2 days before) and ended up not giving the room to us (we had two nights booked on a high demand long... More 

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4 Thank Thigos
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the vagabond inn on Monday. I will say this, it's OK for one night, because they don't have any new furniture. The bed didn't have fitted sheets and the toilet didn't work well. Noise from upstairs was all night. I will think about it, before I stay again

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