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Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't expect a perfect motel, but we had a large room that was reasonably clean and near the 101 and not too noisy. I would choose the higher building again as it probably is more quiet. Off street parking available. We had dinner at Applebee's (walking distance). Breakfast at Vagabond was quite minimalistic.

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Provo, Utah, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was very close to the event we were in town for, which was helpful. The front desk clerk was very friendly and gave us a map and directions for some sightseeing we planned to do. And the shower was very good. Very adjustable, which was nice. Also, showing our room key gave us 10% off at the Denny's...

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great hotel! Great staff! Great price! This place is very quiet and super clean, in a safe and nice area. I have no trouble parking the giant F150. The rooms are equipped with a fridge, microwave, bathtub, hair dryer, ac/heat, iron with board, mini-closet with hangers, and a big vanity counter for all your getting ready products. Perfect if you...

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Conifer, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I don't know quite where to start. I guess I could start with the bed that had spring sticking up through it the sheets that didn't look clean the bathroom that wasn't clean. There was a chill in the air the heater blew air into the ceiling not into the room. I am a very Hardy type of person. This...

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Oakdale, California
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Conveniently l located near the highway and the town of SLO. Website says heated pool which it is not - or not during our stay (sign on the fence says so and it was cold). The hot tub was great. Breakfast is a muffin or sweet roll with coffee and juice. Beds were OK but a bit hard for us....

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Located outside of the town centre but close to the 101, this motel has basic but clean rooms with the amenities you would expect. The rooms are large & the bed comfortable. The only issue I had was that the pillowcases looked as though they had not been washed or cleaned because they seemed dirty. Given that I arrived late...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Checked in for my birthday weekend with my daughter. When she turned down the covers there was hair on the sheets. The front desk would not answer the phone putting you automatically on hold. We went office and female clerk was extremely rude and finally gave us two top sheets to change the bed. I slept on top of the...

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boston, MA
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Supernice desk hosts. The place is situated one exit on 101 south of San Luis Obispo. Its clean but a little noisy. The desk staff are really nice, and very accommodating. We stayed a night, showed up with no reservation when everything else was sold out. Nice jacuzzi, but the pool is not heated as advertised.

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Woodvale, Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 November 2016

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...

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Bishop, California
Reviewed 21 October 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...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo

Address: 210 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405-5409
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: ₹ 4,469 - ₹ 10,882 (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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“Get a room on the far side hill, away from the office, to hear the frogs and crickets at the nearby frog-pond.”
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“Don't stay here”
KimberlyB110, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pet friendly room was old-looking”
MichelleB156, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bottom floor rooms will hear the footsteps from above.”
sjssf, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs toward the back are probably quieter”
Lisa_in_So_Cal, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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