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Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo

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Northern California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't get your hopes up. It's just a motel. Staff is nice and location is great but the price for what it is is just short of obscene. It was clean enough and the pool is nice. Plan on going out for breakfast. If it were cheaper, I'd give it a higher rating.

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The carpet in our room was filthy. Also, on the first night of our stay there was a major party in the room next to us that kicked off at 2:30am. I called the front desk to complain. The first call did no good. The party continued with rap music blasting and about 10 people yelling and singing. 15 minutes... More 

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Long Beach, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I was just passing through SLO and just needed a place to sleep for one night, this motel would be OK. We don't mind an older motel as long as it is in good conditioBiggest negative to me was the windows: no screens,front or back (including the bathroom next to an undeveloped hillside, making the bathroom attractive to smalln.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice rooms with modern furnishings, new laminate floors. Free WIFI average. The staff are very friendly and have invested a lot of money in this motel which they proud of. All towels clean and changed daily. Nice huge bed. We had a problem with the TV, it was fixed immediately by the son of the owner. Nothing is too much... More 

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Escondido, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the price ($95), we expected more, especially as it's advertised. The "continental breakfast" was limited to some coffee, juice and packaged danishes and muffins. Although they did offer a 20% discount at the Denny's next door. The staff was friendly. The room itself was clean, but very dated. Linens were scratchy and pillows not great. There is free Wifi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The Vega Bond is a quaint Motel. You're not going to find fancy furniture or plush decor, or a large continental breakfast. some of the things that make me very satisfied with this place, are the rooms. They were very clean, and they had a pleasant smell. The bathrooms were very clean and the staff were pleasant and very helpful... More 

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101respond, Guest Relations Manager at Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your recent stay here at the Vagabond Inn in San Luis Obispo, we are glad to read you found the rooms clean and comfortable and the hotel staff accomadating to your needs, all guest suggestions are noted. Thank you More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We overpaid for this hotel. I knew it wasn't going to be a nice hotel, but for $96 with taxes (through hotels.com)...I expected a little more. Barely anything on the walls, some unidentified insect in the bathroom that luckily my husband got to before I saw it, old style comforters that don't get washed after each rental, and a really... More 

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101respond, Guest Relations Manager at Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear Ztravelmonkey, Thank you for your recent stay here, please know we appreciate and note all guest commnents as they help us in improving. Thank you. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We chose this over Motel 6 because they advertised a continental breakfast. However, just packaged muffins are offered and nothing is out early. At 8:00 a guest had to ask them to put out coffee. The rooms are adequate but old, but no way justified by the prices.

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Gilroy, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This place was a bit less expensive than other nearby hotels but had the kind of perks that made my stay special. While it wasn't fancy, it was clean and the staff went out of their way to make my trip nice. Not sure why my key card kept not working but each time I was unable to get into... More 

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101respond, Guest Relations Manager at Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your recent stay here at the Vagabond Inn in San Luis Obispo, we are glad to hear you found the staff accomadating to your requests and enjoyed the pool as well, also glad to read you found the rates budget friendly compared to the upscale hotel rates, we look forward to seeing you again hopefully... More 

Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

SLO has always been a favorite town. Love the weather and proximity to the beaches. The Vagabond Inn is centrally located, is clean and is across the street from good coffee, Starbucks. It has a friendly staff who make you feel welcome.

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vagabondslo, Guest Relations Manager at Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo, responded to this review

Dear 923robertaf, Thank you for your recent stay at our hotel, we are happy to read your kind comments. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo

Address: 210 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5409
Location: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $69 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo 2*
Number of rooms: 60
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