We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 270 San Diego hotels

Vagabond Inn San Diego (Hotel Circle)

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   625 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108 (Mission Valley / Hotel Circle)
Hotel website
Hotel packages
Hotel amenities
Special Rate
$59 (USD)
Vagabond Inn San Diego (Hotel Circle)

Enter dates for best prices

Best prices for your stay
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Expedia.com Booking.com Hotels.com
and 7 more sites!
72%
Ranked #145 of 270 hotels in San Diego
A recent review
Write a Review

489 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    179
    156
    83
    38
    33
See reviews for
141
125
45
76
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (76)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was so thoughtfully helped by Andrew at the front desk . he knew exactly where to direct me to my bank . best places to eat . and got us check in very quickly. Amazing service . comfortable beds . and very dog friendly . we love staying here

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel because its location in hotel circle, but when we arrive there they told us our reservation had been moved to other "close" hotel (Relax Inn) of the same owners because they were full. Well, the "close" hotel was 10 miles away in El Cajon! Besides, half an hour later they sent me an email saying this:... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
34 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in San Diego for a few days and wanted some place close to the beach, shopping and the zoo. The Vagabond fit the bill. Although the property is not that new it is neat and clean. The beds are comfortable, and the area is quiet with the exception of the construction going on next door started early in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Casa Grande, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We checked in next door at the Mission Valley Resort and we did not like the area at all. The front lobby and lobby restroom stinks. It smelled like old cigarette and looked nasty. Since we came early before check in time we requested to see what their rooms actually looked like. There was dog poop all over the grass... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Walnut Creek, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Motel is old and run down , concrete steps are cracking, railing loose. Rooms in general need new carpet, drapes, bed & bath linens, tubs stained and chipped. Walls dirty, in need of a coat of paint. Huge construction going on and parking is difficult.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oslo, Norway
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel from February 18th till February 24th. We had stayed there several times before and liked the hotel and the staff very much. We had made a reservation several weeks ahead and asked for a specific room because it was in the back away from the noise from the freeway. We were very surprised at the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Grapeview
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The construction noise is basically nonexistent. I was surprised and very happy to see they wash the bedspread and mattress pad, very impressed. The location is great, the room was comfortable, microwave, refrigerator and also on site guest laundry were good. Leo and Jennifer were great to work with. The only thing they do not provide is body lotion. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a prime area of hotels along that stretch. Rooms are clean and there's a coffee machine provided. No hot water boiler though. Overall service by staff was great. There's parking spaces available. Great for couples travelling.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Torrance, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Everything was great its just was construction going so parking was little bad. But Andrew at the front desk was great on finding parking for us when we got back late the hotel is in a cool location for access to the store and freeway everything is a round that area just a little drive to all trac

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I'm staying here for a week for work. I was assigned to a room that I did not like. Andrew was very helpful and went out of his way to make sure I was assigned to a better and more comfortable room. Andrew's friendly approach and professionalism will keep me staying at this location for future trips in San Diego.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Vagabond Inn San Diego (Hotel Circle)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Vagabond Inn San Diego (Hotel Circle)

Also Known As:
Vagabond Hotel San Diego
San Diego Hotel Circle
Address: 625 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#76 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#76 Family Hotel in San Diego
#93 Business Hotel in San Diego
#145 Top resorts Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Vagabond Inn San Diego (Hotel Circle) 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy SD with our newly renovated rooms. Located near the main attractions; Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Gaslamp District, Balboa Park, You named. Our friendly staff will make you and your families feel like your home. Join us in the morning for breakfast with our delicious hot waffles and in the afternoon dive into one of our two pools or relax at the Jacuzzi. We hope you join us soon! ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Tingo, HostelWorld, getaroom.com, Priceline, Asiatravel.com Holdings, Venere and Agoda so you can book your Vagabond Inn San Diego (Hotel Circle) reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Vagabond Inn San Diego (Hotel Circle), register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Bookmark for later
Save Saved
You added Vagabond Inn San Diego (Hotel Circle) to your Saves list