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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a classic motel style property, the room was very spacious with a table / chairs in the front of the room and a separate area at the back which housed the wardrobe, basin and coffee maker. The room was very clean, bed comfortable and overall it was fairly quiet. The bathroom was basic, but very clean with good... More

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New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Certainly get what you pay for at this hotel. It is average for a budget hotel. The room was clean but ammenaties were sparse. Breakfast is coffee, juice, and some cold pastries. Not much, but there is a lot of options near by for breakfast. Front desk was helpful. Weekend rates are rather high for what you get, but could... More

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Los Angeles, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I could not afford to stay at the Madonna Inn, but wanted to enjoy dinner there and tour The San Luis Obispo Mission the next day. This Vagabond Inn Motel is right next door to the Madonna Inn and was a super reasonable price. The rooms are old, but there were no problems with any of the amenities. We enjoyed... More

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Room smell was like a smoking room. Asked to change and I was told all rooms are non smoking and they would have the same smell. Not friendly front desk. Tried to obtain information about the city and she just gave me a map. Not courteous, rude. Price at booking.com was cheaper than front desk. She suggested me to use... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

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 September 6, 2014

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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16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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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*
Number of rooms: 60
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