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Budget Inn

1215 R Street, Merced, CA 95341 (Formerly Vagabond Inn Merced)
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Fullerton, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Went on a family vacation to Yosemite. We needed a place to stay after having checked other hotels, which had already been booked up for the weekend. Given that fact that it was a last minute reservation, it was an okay purchase.

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Thank villanilla
SUNIL R, Manager at Budget Inn, responded to this review

It was pleasure to have you stay at our hotel during the long weekend. We look forward to seeing you again and all the best in your future travel plans. More 

Vista, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The grounds were clean and attractive upon arrival. The manager was friendly and personable upon check-in. The room was very clean, quiet and had provided all the toiletries and towels we needed. The location was convenient to both highway 99 and easy access to downtown and the university.

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Thank Tawn1219
SUNIL R, General Manager at Budget Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us recently . We are glad to hear to you enjoyed staying with us. We looking forward to seeing you again and wish all the best in your future travel plans . More 

Yosemite National Park, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

I like that the area is mostly residential. It's quiet and peaceful. The front desk is always courteous and helpful. They get you in quickly and tell you how to get to your room. The room is always clean and fresh. I have never had a problem. The location is easy to find, and there are restaurants, stores, and even... More 

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Thank Tony P
SUNIL R, Guest Relations Manager at Budget Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again and thanks again for staying with us. More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Nice staff, clean rooms, the new and improved wifi is fast and works great in all locations. Free phone calls, top notch coffee and juice. Also the added peek of a discount at the adjacent Dennys. Will continue to stay here

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Thank Biztrav57
SUNIL R, General Manager at Budget Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. General Manager. More 

Albany, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

i have stayed here a couple times now. The rate is good, the wifi is top notch. Good coffee and OJ in the mornings and the Dennys adjacent gives a discount so you can't beat it. The ladies at the front desk are friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and comfy.with brand new flat screen tv. I will continue... More 

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Thank Mike H
SUNIL R, General Manager at Budget Inn, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us recently. We do look forward to seeing your soon on your next visit to Merced. I will pass on the good word to the front desk and the housekeeping. More 

Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Needed a place to stay on my way north for business, and decided to stop late. This was right off the 99 freeway, staff was friendly and checked me in quickly. The room was clean and the price was awesome. I was able to also walk to get food nearby.

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Thank stelllaa
SUNIL R, General Manager at Budget Inn, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We will be looking forward to seeing you again. Thanks again More 

San Jose, CA
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Check-in was pretty quick. Keycard was a little temperamental- wouldn't always work on the first try. Motel is near the highway (Hwy 99), so it is a little noisy. The area around the motel seems a little rough trodden. But there is a Denny's restaurant next door that seems to be a popular spot. If one has a room on... More 

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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Charged me twice for one reservation due to website failure and won't refund me! The manager is VERY RUDE and UNREASONABLE when I tried to solve this issue with him!! Please stay away from here if you don't want an unhappy booking experience to spoil your trip...

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California
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Staff was awesome! My room seemed cleanish but the carpet and walls were stained. The beds are super hard, my ribs hurt the morning after. The breakfast of pastries and coffee were pretty good. If I stay here again I will request a room not facing Denny's as it was a bit loud.

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1 Thank lina R
Baltimore, Maryland
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74 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a nice budget place for short or overnight stay. I stayed here for a night while traveling to Yosemite National park. I arrived late in the evening and had informed the same to manager on phone. He was very responsive. Check in and check out was smooth. Rooms are clean and well maintained. Breakfast includes cinnemon roll and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are centrally located in city of MERCED right off the Highway 99 for easy access with FREE WI-FI and onsite laundry facilities for guest use with 24 hr staff AT FRONT DESK.WE ARE LOCATED CLOSE TO DINING PLACES -MC DONALD'S AND DENNY'S OPEN 24 HRS. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Budget Inn

Address: 1215 R Street, Merced, CA 95341 (Formerly Vagabond Inn Merced)
Location: United States > California > Merced
Price Range: $51 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Budget Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Vagabond Hotel Merced
Merced Vagabond Hotel
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