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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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West Covina, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
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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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Bradley
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196 reviews 196 reviews
28 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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
16 helpful votes 16 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
30 helpful votes 30 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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Inyokern,CA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Finding a clean and good value hotel in SLO is a chore. Vagabond Inn fills the bill just right. Very close to great food and drink you will find this property a good fit. Close to Pismo and Avila Beach and Solvang as well. Try it out next time you are traveling north or south on the Kings Highway (US... More

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Telluride, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

good value for this area. Good firm beds, clean, good location close to many restaurants. Thin walls, could hear our neighbors talking. Front desk was helpful with eating reccomendations. Would stay there again

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Singapore, Singapore
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78 reviews 78 reviews
28 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Needed a cheap place overnight before exploring the vineyards in San Luis Obispo. It was some 15 mins drive to the closest vineyards (Avila beach or Pismo beach could be an alternative as they turned out to be closer to few vineyards). Paid $62 + 12% tax via booking.com. A decent price as it included free parking, wifi and breakfast.... 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
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Hotel Class:2 star — Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo 2*
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