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Vagabond Inn San Diego (Hotel Circle)

625 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108
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  • 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our king bed room was clean and completely remodeled. Comfortable bed, hot water, A/C cold. The location is ideal for nearby sites like Ocean Beach. Old town, Sea World, La Jolla. Easy freeway access and many restaurants to choose from. Quiet at night. No complaints.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided on this hotel because the reviews were ok and the cost was significantly lower than other places close by. They are definitely under renovation and there was a lot of work going on. However that didn't cause is any stress during our two night stay. There were a few things in our room that needed to be finished,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much improved over the last time I stayed there in 2011. It got a bit noisy in the morning with the continued work that was going on, but nothing that was overly annoying. Asked for extra pillows and was promptly taken care of, even though it was pretty late in the evening.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was remodel going on at the hotel , but they kept the noise to down as much as they can , the workers was polite . The only thing was my room did'n have no closet , headboard , or towel racks , but they were getting to them , over all the the room look good just a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed at the Mission Valley Vagabond Inn at Hotel Circle. When I was walking up to the room there was heavy construction being done outside, there was nothing on the outside walls, you could literally take the window out, but when I walked in the first thing I noticed was the heavy smell of paint when I walked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We were in San Diego for a quick visit to friends and family and booked this hotel on a discount site last minute. The location was great---10 minutes from any major attractions such as, SeaWorld, The San Diego Zoo, Downtown, Balboa Park and Old Town, also within walking distance to the Fashion Valley Mall and a couple smaller restaurants.The staff... More 

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Redwood City, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I needed a room at the last minute on Memorial Day weekend and settled on the Vagabond at a ridiculously elevated price when I couldn't find a room for Saturday night elsewhere. The rate was approximately triple their normal rate, which is outrageous for a hotel of this caliber. The sidewalk outside the room had holes covered with plywood but... More 

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GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Vagabond Inn San Diego (Hotel Circle), responded to this review

JillClardy, We, at the Vagabond regret to hear that your stay did not live up to your expectations. We have recently completed our renovations of our new rooms which include LED mirrors, 51" flat screen TVs, faster WiFi speeds, brand new furniture and bedding, USB outlet ports in the rooms and many more modern technological advances in the room. We... More 

Grants, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We have been and stayed at many hotels in San Diego. This Vagabond is by far the best place to stay. The rooms were extremely clean and spacious. The staff is very friendly and provided above and beyond any expectations of service. We will definitely stay here again.

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Goodyear, Arizona, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

I really liked our room with 1 queen size bed with bunk beds. They are remodeling & the restroom looked like it had been remodeled which was nice. It had a microwave, refrigerator, nice entertainment center with a huge flat screen tv. only thing I didn't like about our room was the carpet. For a frienly dog hotel I'd prefer... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I thought this place looked cute online, kind of mid-century-ish. Upon arriving, I realized it's a pretty old place and I'd call it a motel...not an inn. It looks like they are working on upgrades such as new windows, paint, etc but it's most definitely not worth the $300 per night I just paid. At $99 per night, most wouldn't... More 

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GuestRelationsDept, Guest Relations Manager at Vagabond Inn San Diego (Hotel Circle), responded to this review

nedarosa, We, at the Vagabond regret to hear that your stay did not live up to your expectations. We have recently completed our renovations of our new rooms which include LED mirrors, 51" flat screen TVs, faster WiFi speeds, brand new furniture, USB outlet ports in the rooms and many more modern technological advances in the room. We have also... More 

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