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Vagabond Inn Ventura

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756 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
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Lake Arrowhead, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are extremely clean and the place is extremely quiet. The staff is excellant. The restaurant on premises is fantastic! We stay in the "Family unit", it has a king and a separate bedroom with bunk beds and T.V. for kids! Its $99 a night and you cant beat that, fridge and microwave too. Plus the pool is great... More 

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

Thank you! The Family Unit is definitely the most popular room type we have. We can't wait to see you again! More 

Los Banos, California
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Ventura for the Dog Show. Our room was spacious and clean, nice TV and refrigerator. Updated bedding was a plus. This is an older hotel, and while there were a few places that could have used a little paint touch up, we had everything we needed and were very comfortable. This hotel also has one of the... More 

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

We love our dog show people! It's always a treat to meet so many well behaved and beautifully groomed pets. We have another dog show coming in July. We hope to see you then. More 

Ithaca, New York
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Vagabond is very well located in "downtown" Ventura. Rooms not fancy but plenty comfortable. Include coffee maker and microwave. Pool fine for kids. Hot tub pool nice but like all hotel hot tubs, could be hotter. Prices reasonable.

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

Thank you, we hope to see you again. I agree about the hot tub, but in California at least, we can not turn it up higher than 103 degrees. More 

Powell River, Canada
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308 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It seemed like an inexpensive option for an overnight stay. The room was in fact, clean and comfortable. However the exterior halls and parking lot were filthy. Garbage and cigarette butts everywhere. There seems to be no security at all - drug dealing being done openly on the property and homeless people pushing their carts through all day and night.... More 

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

Garbage and cigarette butts everywhere does not sound like this hotel. I know it was rainy and windy, maybe trash and debris piled up along the curbs before we had a chance to sweep it up? We do have homeless people that cut through the lot once in a while to get to the beach. We are in the process... More 

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Calexico, California
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location for us. Walking distance to downtown restaurants, breweries,and a park. Short walk behind the hotel takes you over the freeway, to the pier, more restaurants, and the beach. Hotel has a decent breakfast, but there's also a restaurant on site, that must be good- because of the line to get in. My only complaint is that I asked... More 

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

I'll be sure to quiz the staff on our loyalty programs! We have a big sign right in the lobby about it. To be eligible, you need to book directly with us, or use our website. We hope to see you again. More 

Canyon Country
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While not a five star resort by far, this a comfortable place that provides easy walking to great restaurants, the pier and beaches. The Vagabond is a good value. Their adjacent coffee shop is a wonderful place for breakfast that is wonderfuly old school.

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review. Having everything walking distance is a big plus. More 

Santa Maria, California
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We don't hesitate to book the Vagabond when we want to get away to Ventura with our pup. This trip we went for holiday shopping and were pleased that there was an annual street fair downtown which is only 3 blocks away. We also usually visit the pier when we go because it is also within the same walking distance... More 

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review. We love our repeat guests! (and their pups) More 

San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Although this hotel is close to downtown and the water, the back part of the hotel is very close to the train tracks. Big thanks to the front desk staff who graciously allowed me to switch rooms away from the tracks. It appears that the hotel is in the process of re-doing the rooms. The newer room I moved to... More 

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

Thank you! We are in the process of renovating the rooms. More renovations will be completed this winter. We hope you come again. More 

SF
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

The staff at front desk were very nice and accommodated a later checkout which was great. However, the property is not in very good shape. While the bed and bedding were clean, the room showed signs of lots of deferred and/or shoddy maintenance. There were cigarette burns on furniture and carpet, and signs of water damage in the bathroom wall.... More 

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Were you in a smoking room? Those rooms are going to be turned into non-smoking rooms this winter. Many hotels are now making all rooms non-smoking for this very reason, however, dust should not be part of the problem. I will look into this. Thanks for letting me know. More 

Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The motel is tired; but then I suppose after 60 yrs or so, it's to be expected. The rooms are slowly being upgraded a bit. They are pet friendly and maintain the grounds quite well. The location is terrific, being in the center of downtown and an easy walk to the pier and beach. And a good deal.

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mventura, General Manager at Vagabond Inn Ventura, responded to this review

We really appreciate that you took the time to leave a review for us. We are renovating a little each year. This year we have completed 32 rooms and hope to do more this winter. More 

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