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Vagabond Inn Ventura

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756 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rosamond, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was a nice change for to have a separate kids room,will be going back. The same name restaurant next door was a great place to eat.The location was in a nice area and was in walking distance of the beaches, and main street.

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Taft
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The location of the hotel itself is great. Within walking distance to the pier. However I gave it two stars because the room itself was pretty disgusting. Stains on the sheets, hair on the towels, I was scared to walk on the floor. I called the lobby to complain and got nothing but attitude. I will not be staying here... More 

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Guadalupe, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The room was older. The Vagabond offered free Wifi but my phone was never able to connect, I called the front desk and I was told the inn was sold out that might be a reason, which was no help. The place was right down the street from the beach and the venue for our concert.

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Palmdale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always stay here when I'm in Ventura! Brought my dog Spot this time and he enjoyed it as well, only $10 extra charge for Spot! They have changed the check in time from 3pm to 4pm and when we arrived at 3:50 our room was not cleaned and we could not get into it until 4:30. Also they are remodeling... More 

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Ozark, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a must go. very friendly staff clean close to beach, and Gary and Juanita are super. Ventura is a dog frienly city perfect for me. Hotel is close to shopping, walk to beach, post office everything you need is very close to you Joes Crab shack is just down the road, also beach front cafe.

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

Thank you! I'll let Gary and Juanita know that they are super! (And they are!) More 

San Diego, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Room was comfortable Jacuzzi was to dirty to use. check in was horribly slow check in was horribly slow check in was horribly slow check in was horribly slow check in was horribly slow check in was horribly slow check in was horribly slow check in was horribly slow check in was horribly slow check in was horribly slow check... More 

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

I'm sorry about the slow check-in. We should have had another person to help. A marathon was going on over Memorial Day Weekend, and everyone was trying to check in early. Some people had groups of rooms, but they all wanted to pay separately, so that took more time as well. We are going to print out everyone's registration cards... More 

FLAGSTAFF
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Price was to high for what you ended up with. Room was not kept up . We had to wait until 5 to have room done. Not coming back.. you need to stay away With the train noise and the dogs barking. There is far better places in Ventura to stay at.

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

This was Memorial Day Weekend. A marathon was a popular event and everyone was trying to check in early. The staff was trying hard to accommodate all of the early check-in's. I'm sorry that your room wasn't ready at 4pm, our published check-in time. We are also in the process of renovating rooms as well. More 

Glendale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Checked in on Memorial Day weekend to do a major race that is held in Ventura every year. So given the circumstances the hotel was packed but only one person was working the desk and answering the phone. Wow- what manager made that poor planning decision? There were 15 people in front of me when I was checking in- not... More 

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Another person was scheduled to be there, but called in sick. I did try to get someone else to come in, but it seems that a lot of my staff was involved with the marathon too. I will show Gary your comments and he will get a raise! Thanks, and we hope you come again. More 

San Diego
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were looking for a reasonably priced place and many hotels were sold out in Ojai, so we decided on Ventura. The Vagabond Inn is in a central location, right next to the active railroad tracks. This did not bother us, FYI; although we were not in a room close to the tracks. The rooms are pretty clean and have... More 

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

Thank you for the thoughtful review. There are only 6 to 8 rooms that have those small chairs. We should be getting new ones next week. They do look retro though! I have talked to the company about the water pressure. They said that the valve in the shower needs to be replaced with a pressure balance valve. When they... More 

Telluride, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were able to walk to downtown, parks and pier from the hotel. Beds were good, looks like they are in the process of remodeling. Staff was friendly & helpful. rates were reasonable. We'd stay there again.

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! Yes, we are remodeling some of the rooms. It would be nice to close down and do it all at once, but that's not practical. We hope you come again. More 

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