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Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina

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1325 Scott Street, San Diego, CA 92106 (Formerly Vagabond Inn San Diego (Point Loma))
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Regina, Canada
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed overnight here as I was dropping my daughter off at the University for a summer program. The building is very old and the property looks quite rundown from the outside. Front desk staff are friendly and helpful. This place is located right next to the marina - a nice walk along the marina taking in all the sights... More 

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Thank vidyadharr
Joshua_Murphy_GM, General Manager at Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience. We appreciate your comments and impression, and hope to satisfy the expectations of all of our guests. The summer market demand and the holiday weekend dates will find our rates higher than the rest of the year. We appreciate your business. More 

Phoenix, Maryland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again, we had a very pleasant stay here. This is a no frills facility, but it is always clean and quiet with excellent staff. Its location is absolutely ideal, with access to all of SD's sights but without the high price of other hotels. There are so many excellent restaurants and shops within walking distance we could not imagine... More 

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Thank efmurph
Joshua_Murphy_GM, General Manager at Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. My staff and I are grateful for your comments and appreciate your repeat business. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Mesa, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel was adequate as always for my use. A place to stay while fishing.Rooms are clean and comfortable and reasonable rates. Staff has always been friendly and accommodating. Close location to the Point Loma fishing fleet and eating establishments is great.

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Joshua_Murphy_GM, General Manager at Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. We appreciate your business. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the room was nice of the fish market and boat harbor. However, when I pulled back the crisp white sheets in the morning, there was a large ovalish stain that I was laying on. I was aghast. They apologized, changed the sheets,and took $25.00 off my bill.The outside of the building is old and run down.If you... More 

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Thank karenmQ7747IQ
Joshua_Murphy_GM, General Manager at Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. My staff and I appreciate your comments. We apologize for the the stain you mentioned. I remember speaking with you about it, and while its origin or how it was missed remains a mystery, my staff and I have reviewed this event and are doing everything we can to improve our process. Thank you... More 

Gainesville, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Had a one night stay in SD before heading north. No rooms anywhere by the airport. Found Vagabond with availability. Walking distance to airport and anything you need. Clean room. Priced right. Perfect for what I was needing. Only negative, harborview room is now blocked by Point Loma seafood but that place is actually a bonus right out the door.... More 

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Joshua_Murphy_GM, General Manager at Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience reg661. My staff and I are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Next time, we can try to assign you one of the West side upper floor guestrooms that have more of a view of the harbor and downtown. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Sheffield, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Budget! Free Parking and Free Continental Breakfast! Our room did have some comfy beds but needed some cleaning and updating. Bathroom was some what updated but had no shower curtain or hair dryer. Had a nice pool area but we didn't use it cause we got in late and just needed a room to sleep in close to the Airport.... More 

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Joshua_Murphy_GM, General Manager at Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments about our property. What you say matters to us. We will certainly make sure our rooms are as spotless as possible, and update what we can. We used to check out hair dryers, but now offer them in every room. Perhaps you will be able to enjoy our heated pool next time. My staff... More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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72 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

This was my first stay at Vagabond. (I usually join friends at one of the resorts on Shelter Island.) Check in was fast & easy. I had a room off the parking lot, so there was a little noise. The motel is on Scott street so there will be traffic anyway. The room was very clean & no carpet, which... More 

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3 Thank proctor992
Joshua_Murphy_GM, General Manager at Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review. We appreciate your comments and could not be more pleased than to know you enjoyed your stay. We will see about getting our pool heater into the high 80's, especially on those overcast or cooler days. More 

Las Vegas, NV
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Affordable hotel with a good location close to Shelter Island, Pt. Loma. Our room had a comfortable bed and a bay view. Paint scheme is a bit retro, but who cares... Was everything we needed for an overnight

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Joshua_Murphy_GM, General Manager at Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina, responded to this review

Thank you to you and your family for staying with us. Our property does have a retro feel that we are working on improving, but I am glad it did not make your stay any less pleasant. We hope to serve you again, we are grateful for your business. More 

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54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

When we checked in at 1pm on a Wednesday, Marguerita snarled her lip, looked at the clock Then sighed and said "let me see if I have a room ready". She then proceeded to authorize my card for the entire room stay without asking. We had planned to split the room. We checked into our room. The room had white... More 

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Joshua_Murphy_GM, General Manager at Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. What a thoughtful and detailed review. We appreciate your comments and will use them to improve. It is easy for one member of our team to dampen the efforts of others, we will work on that. Ultimately, my staff and I are pleased you find our hotel to be a great little place to... More 

Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The bed seemed to be clean. The desk/table was not clean. It has a sticky film on it. The bathroom sink, toilet and tub was clean but the window seals and base boards were full of dust and debris. I was skeptical because this property is a motel but it proved to be safe and very close to the Marina.

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Joshua_Murphy_GM, General Manager at Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Dameshia. My staff and I are grateful for your comments and thoughtful review. We will certainly double our efforts in regards to the dust and table you mentioned, sorry about that. We are pleased that we addressed your skepticism with safety and proximity to the Marina. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Vagabond Inn is steps away from Harbor Drive and Shelter Island, bayside near the landings and marina boardwalk, and a few minutes from San Diego Int'l Airport. Complete with heated pool, full continental breakfast, complimentary wifi, cable with HBO, and a 24 hour service desk, this Vagabond Inn is an excellent choice. All guestrooms are non-smoking with a fridge and microwave. Pet Friendly rooms and view rooms available upon request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina

Address: 1325 Scott Street, San Diego, CA 92106 (Formerly Vagabond Inn San Diego (Point Loma))
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $91 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Vagabond Inn - San Diego Airport Marina 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Vagabond Inn San Diego (Point Loma) Hotel San Diego
Vagabond Hotel San Diego
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#46 Business Hotel in San Diego
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