We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5

Booking.comUS$ 42*
View Deal
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Professional photos
Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5
View Map
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5
See the most recent reviews
Showing 101: English reviews
San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We were put in two different rooms. The first suffered from excessive noise and the A/C wasn't strong enough to cool the room. The second one was quieter but suffered from nearby smokers smoke leaking in the room; what's worse was the smells whether it was overwhelming cleaning supplies from the first room or a mix of that and some...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank GuyCoffeeMug
Eugene
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Checked in after 11pm to get some sleep while traveling up I-5. Used AARP for my 10% discount, thanks Motel 6. Room was fine for the price. We had low requirements. We did learn a lesson though to always ask to have a room far away from dogs. At 5:45am a dog barked for 15 minutes. It seemed like it...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank luckyinlove02
San Diego, California
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Was greeted by a most gregarious desk attendant who happened to be the manager. Very polite and helpful about local dining availability. Room and bathroom very clean. Great value if overnight stay is necessary. Located at North end of the commercial buildings and fueling choices. This is a truck stop town with appropriate fueling stations and overnight parking.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank P3487VXjohnd
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We stayed here for one night in May, 2016, while traveling home to Arizona. We had 2 people and 1 dog. For some reason, there are two Motel 6s in this town. We picked this one because it was a little farther from the Interstate with its noisy trucks, even though this motel looks older than the other one. We...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Brad M
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Let's agree: the Motel 6 line is basic, basic, basic. That said, I've tried two on this business trip, and they've proven to be excellent values. If you want a place to lay your head for the night, clean, relatively quiet, very low budget, then stay here! Good, friendly help.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Eugene E
Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This is a very basic roof over your head. Room was clean and you get towels...bring your own Kleenex. Shower was great but no hand hold if you are older. Bring your own shampoo. It's really a bit comical...the TV harkens back to the 70's or 80's...actually haven't seen one like it in a long time. The best part of...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sandy G
6Team, Brand Experience Team Member at Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5, responded to this review

Dear Sandy, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a comfortable room for a satisfying stay, for this reason we apologize for the disappointment you describe with the expectations of amenities. We encourage...

Reviewed 1 April 2016

First stay in a Motel 6. Room itself is definitely no frills. Blanket looks like it has been in use for quite a few years. Location close to the highway could definitely be a problem if your room is facing to the front. Thankfully our rooms were at the back, so there wasn't really a noise problem. Not sure why...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Denyo1977
San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This M6 was clean and well maintained - certainly "no frills," but that's what you expect at a M6. The staff was very nice and attentive. Our major gripe was that the A/C (which is very nice to have in the Central Calif heat) was not working when we stayed, which meant the room was hot and stuffy all night...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Scott_farrell1
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Nice motel, clean, carpeted, lots of hot water, nice sized room. Bathroom is tiny, but had a bathtub and good shower. Pet friendly, lots of grassy areas to walk dogs. Close to freeway, so freeway noise is noticible but not overpowering. Lots of eateries close by. Free wifi with AARP.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Liz W
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

I had driven from Springfield Oregon to Buttonwillow only stopping for gas. I was tired and my kids needed to get out. They let us check in at 1pm and I was greatful. The front desk lady was so kind and helpful. She told us if the pool door didn't open with our room key to come to the front...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Teresa ostrhandy

47 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (26)
Viewed
Room/Suite (11)
Viewed
Bathroom (7)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (5)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (21)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (14)
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Buttonwillow
8.4 km away
BEST WESTERN Heritage Inn
BEST WESTERN Heritage Inn
#9 of 62 in Bakersfield
278 reviews
8.5 km away
Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow I-5
Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow I-5
#42 of 62 in Bakersfield
103 reviews
33.1 km away
Days Inn Lost Hills
Days Inn Lost Hills
#1 of 2 in Lost Hills
260 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
28.4 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Bakersfield
33.1 km away
Red Roof Inn Bakersfield
Red Roof Inn Bakersfield
#20 of 62 in Bakersfield
118 reviews
22.6 km away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Wasco Inn & Suites
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5 hotel is conveniently located right off of the CA I-5/West Side Freeway at SR 58, and just north of the Blue Star Memorial Highway. The hotel is less than twenty minutes away from Buttonwillow Raceway Park, a premiere road racing and testing facility. Guests from all over the States travel to Buttonwillow Raceway Park for driving clinics and racing events. The Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5 hotel is a popular stop for road trippers. It is a half-hour drive from the many attractions of Bakersfield, CA. Los Angeles is about 120 miles south of the hotel. It is under 5 hours away from San Francisco (to the north) and Las Vegas, Nevada (to the east). This highway hotel's amenities include a swimming pool, self-serve laundry facilities, free WiFi, and free parking. All guest rooms are equipped with air conditioning. Guests can request pet friendly rooms for an added charge. When you stay with us at Vagabond Inn, we'll serve up your needs with a smile and our signature brand of Western hospitality. Great Value, Friendly People - it's how we do things. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5

Address: 20638 Tracy Ave, Buttonwillow, CA 93206-9782 (Formerly Motel 6 Buttonwillow North)
Region: United States > California > Buttonwillow
Price Range: ₹ 2,633 - ₹ 2,954 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5 2*
Number of rooms: 123
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Hotwire, Travelocity, Orbitz, Motel-6, Priceline and HotelQuickly so you can book your Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5 reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Motel 6 Buttonwillow
Motel Six Buttonwillow
Buttonwillow Motel Six
Buttonwillow Motel 6
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5 staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Strictly one night and no more.”
YasminEdwards, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“don't forget to ask for club type discounts...”
EugeneE845, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Get one on the back side, away from freeway noise. They are very quiet.”
Scott_farrell1, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room at the back away from the freeway will probably be quieter.”
lizwQ5120NV, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the back, as it lessens noise from the I-5 interstate.”
RPF49, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Booking.com
US$ 42* /night
View Deal
Hotwire.comUS$ 46
TravelocityUS$ 46
Orbitz.comUS$ 46
View all 9 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates