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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

After several other hotels told us they were completely booked, we came to this place. The person at the lobby was very friendly and gave us a 2-bed, non-smoking room which from what I saw was pretty clean. The bathroom was clean as well and I had no issues whatsoever with my stay. Although it's not a prime location it... More 

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Thank JBleees
J P, Manager at Vagabond Inn Chula Vista, responded to this review

We appreciate the kind words, we have been working on our hotel and our employees. We do appreciate your patronage. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

This place was so philthy and on top of that the hot water does not work!! They must have an electrical problem because the lights kept turning off. Also the ront desk lady "Melissa" was very rude. Do your self a favor and pass on this one.

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1 Thank MsJazaye
J P, Manager at Vagabond Inn Chula Vista, responded to this review

Thank your for bringing this to our attention, We are taking this info very seriously and will handle it accordingly. We are sorry your trip was not what you expected. More 

Hollister, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Run away!! This hotel is super ghetto. The area is awful. Directly behind the hotel is a run down sketchy trailer park with barb wire fencing that run right up to the stairs of the hotel. There were police lights every night across the street. Homeless people and crackheads galore. The rooms are dirty and old. The furniture is chipped... More 

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2 Thank bob b
J P, Manager at Vagabond Inn Chula Vista, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Since this review (almost a year and a half ago) we have new managers and the neighborhood is better and we have renovated our property and our rooms. More 

Lemoore, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Found exposed electrical wire in the grass outside my room. Was part of the landscape lighting but was not covered. Exposed wires wet from the sprinklers were black and chard from electrical discharge.Notified the manger next mourning but he didn't seem to care.

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Thank chris h
J P, Manager at Vagabond Inn Chula Vista, responded to this review

Thanks for the info. This was over a year ago and all issues were fixed. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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67 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

The staff is okay. The room has all your basic needs and they clean it every day. A big plus is they offer free WIFI. it's fairly close to the trolley station though there are several hotels in the area that are even closer. they only have one electrical outlet in the room though, and i kind of needed more.... More 

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Thank YEthanO
J P, Manager at Vagabond Inn Chula Vista, responded to this review

Thank you for your coments, we have renovated this hotel and have new employees. More 

Ensenada, Mexico
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

I stay here a lot because of many different reasons. The staff are very nice and the rooms are clean, heater and air con works and the beds are comfortable.

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1 Thank bajapi
J P, Manager at Vagabond Inn Chula Vista, responded to this review

Thank you, although this review is very old we have upgraded this hotel and appreciate your patronage. More 

New York City, New York
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

This hotel was one of our stops during a road trip. We really just needed a place to crash for a night so didn't need a palace. It was cheap and looked OK on the website. Location was convenient - close to the highway- as we needed to hit the road early in the morning, but the area itself is... More 

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1 Thank mrmnem
J P, Manager at Vagabond Inn Chula Vista, responded to this review

This hotel has been renovated and upgraded in many ways, everything from beds to linen and TV's etc. Please come and check us out again sometime. More 

Chula Vista, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

well we booked this due to free continental breakfast... upon arrival we were told there would be pastries between 7am-9:30am.. we were at reception at 9am nothing left.... no breaky for us on either day... bad bad service and poorly advertised....

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1 Thank bjcontours68
J P, Manager at Vagabond Inn Chula Vista, responded to this review

Thank you for the review this hotel has been changed and renovated. and it is very different now. Please come back thank you. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2011

Beds are very comfy, pillows a bit overstuffed, bathrooms (shower especially) in very poor condition as I almost didnt want to step into the tub worried I could get a fungus on my fet, shower curtains are deteriorated, and the bathroom window was missing a glass panel (yes, imagine how old school is this place!!); but other than that, we... More 

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1 Thank Kandiaisa
J P, Manager at Vagabond Inn Chula Vista, responded to this review

We have upgraded this hotel, thank you. More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2011

I flew a colleague of mine in from Chicago a few weeks back. Upon pulling into this roach motel, two prostitutes approached my car soliciting money. They told us that they were regulars there. When we made it to the lobby, the front desk agent was so pre- occuppied with her children that she gave me the wrong key to... More 

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J P, Manager at Vagabond Inn Chula Vista, responded to this review

We have a zero tolerance policy, we cooperate with the police department ALWAYS! This entire hotel has been upgraded and some renovations as well. We do not charge cards generally until check out. Although we DO enforce the non smoking policy. We understand that this stay was along time ago but we would still like to apologize for your inconvenience. More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Vagabond Inn Chula Vista

Address: 230 Broadway, Chula Vista, CA 91910-2303
Location: United States > California > Chula Vista
Price Range: $64 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Vagabond Inn Chula Vista 2*
Number of rooms: 91
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