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Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo

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Woodvale, Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little motel with a very large room (2 adults and 2 children 11 & 13). Spa and pool facilities were super. On a main road but you hear nothing and there is a Denny's next door (discounted if staying at the hotel) and other cuisines located across the road. The room was clean and perfect for our 1 night... More 

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Bishop, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

As always, the San Luis Obispo Vagabond was an excellent choice. It is a no frills, but every necessity stay, including pet friendly rooms. Right off the highway, a short distance to EVERY convenience, very reasonably priced, and a very congenial check in saved the day for being stranded in SLO Town. Stranded seems a harsh word, as we thoroughly... More 

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Spent one night here to move my son in to Cal Poly. Location was good, just a couple exits down from the school. Staff at the desk were friendly. Room was clean. Had a mini fridge and a small microwave. I didn't have their breakfast, but took a cup of coffee to go. San Luis Obispo in general is expensive... More 

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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed just one night. First impressions were great, the welcome was fantastic from the chap who checked us in and we were happy with the discount we were eligible for in the Dennys next door. Went downhill when we got to the room though... It was roasting hot in there and the air conditioning unit was both very loud... More 

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Boulder, CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

It's hard to put star ratings to a place like this. "Compared to what?" For a cheap place to stay, this place is GREAT. Clean! Comfortable beds. Good space. Friendly staff. Looking for a cheap place to crash in SLO, you won't have a problem here. Are there things I wish were better? Yes! Start with bigger towels :) and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night, and the location is pretty good (though hard to figure out how to get into the parking lot if you haven't been before). When I walked in, there were a lot of setchy folks in rooms around me partying very loudly but the walls must be pretty thick because I didn't hear them at all once in... More 

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016

We are used to staying in older-looking hotels because we frequently travel with our dogs. This was no exception. Parking was relatively good, and food is within walking distance, but not the kind of food we like to eat. Across the major street is a mall with a grocery store, Kohls, Best Buy, and many other stores. The hotel is... More 

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Northern California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2016

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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Reviewed August 2, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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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: $64 - $110 (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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“Pet friendly room was old-looking”
 of 5 bubbles MichelleB156, Aug 25, 2016 | Read review
“Bottom floor rooms will hear the footsteps from above.”
 of 5 bubbles sjssf, Aug 5, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs toward the back are probably quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Lisa_in_So_Cal, Jul 31, 2016 | Read review
“I think all the rooms would be good”
 of 5 bubbles davidhT8050WK, Jul 28, 2016 | Read review
“Request a top floor room--you can hear everything from the bottom floor.”
 of 5 bubbles steidls4, Jul 26, 2016 | Read review
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