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Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   210 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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Ranked #27 of 31 Hotels in San Luis Obispo
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this location is just outside the downtown area, which made it a little cheaper. it's surrounded by a denny's and other chain places, but you can walk to downtown SLO in 10 minutes. desk staff was courteous. the rooms were dated and worn but the bed was comfortable. there is a nice looking pool and hot tub. shower pressure was... More

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Bakersfield, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was relocating for my job and stayed here while apartment hunting. It's a good price, a little run down. It is very hard to turn into the motel, very narrow. If you miss the turn ( which everyone does) you have to go down, make a u-turn, come back and make another u- turn. Breakfast is only a muffin... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night en route down highway 1. Easy to find from 1, surrounded by food chains, next to a shell and Denny's (20% off if you show room key). First room had broken toilet, moved straight away, front desk very helpful. Large room and bed, clean. Good shower. TV and coffee with fast internet. Would stay again for a... More

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West Covina, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It took a long time to check in at the front desk, the girl at the front desk kept me standing there without telling what was happening and why she kept me standing there. Apparently they ran out of papers, so I had to sign on a recycled contract. We booked 2 joining rooms, the doors in between did not... More

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Santa Clarita, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

When we arrived, the fridge was disgusting and we asked for a new fridge - the kid manning the front desk was nice enough but had no authority to help us. Only two of the lights in the room worked, and the door needed numerous swipes to open. We asked for a new room, again he was not able to... More

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rashmi829, Public Relations Manager at Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to express your opinions regarding your recent stay at our hotel, please be assured we have addressed your concerns and greatly appreciate your time in making us aware of our problem areas. We realize we are an older property but we do make every effort to offer clean and budget friendly service. More

Tulare, California, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I needed a room close to to site of the Central California Renaissance Faire. This place was recommended by the promoters, which said it offered a discount for participants. I booked directly with the so called hotel and was told the base price would be$140 but it became $183. Upon check in, too bad, so sad, and have fun finding... More

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Puyallup, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Room was clean, comfortable and plenty big. Mini frig and microwave came in handy. Pool area was also clean and quite relaxing! Would've given a higher rating if the continental breakfast had a few more choices. Overall, great value!

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196 reviews 196 reviews
28 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We were going to be in San Luis Obispo until late at night so we decided to find a room. We chose the Vagabond Inn because of the room rates, which were affordable compared to the other hotel which is located on the same Road. The staff member who helped us at the front desk was very personable and helpful.... More

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Malibu, CA
2 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Jabal is excellent. Lots of the time, he is running around, wearing many hats, but he always tries to help everyone. You will be pleased that he truly cares. The location is great, and there is a nice selection of free pastries, juices, and other amenities in the mornings.

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Redondo Beach, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The rooms are old and run down. Our A/C did not work and when we tried to call the front desk several times they didn't answer (in the middle of the day). The continental breakfast that was included could hardly be called breakfast. The only thing they provide was an orange juice drink , apples and some small Danish/muffins selection... More

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Address: 210 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo 2*
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