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Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Came at 6pm. Motel was half empty. Was given a "new" room. TV in room not working. Air/heat in room not working. Phone in room not working. Room poorly cleaned. Walked to office. Lady checking us in said she was busy and came an hour later. She tried to get tv working. No luck but she promised to send someone...

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I didn't have a toilet lid in my motel room. It is dilapidated. Great WiFi. Front desk is excellent. Pets are allowed. No elevators. Be careful where you step especially at night. I just missed the wet cement. Just stay here for one night and you only pay $38.65. Have your breakfast at the IHOP.

Thank YasminEdwards
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is an updated Motel 6 with wooden floors. The plus is that they have refrigerators and microwaves. You can park in front of your room if you get an outside room. On the negative, it is next to I-5 and noisy; the card lock is intermittent in its reliability; the TV and wifi is iffy at best, especially the...

Thank Regent J
Newport, Tennessee
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Motel is very close to a busy stretch of Interstate, with no noise barrier. We asked for a quieter room and were offered only one option (although most of the rooms were vacant) which reeked of tobacco smoke. The TV in the room was a small, old, tube type with fuzzy reception. The wifi, whcih we paid extra for, kept...

Thank Fiftonian
6Team, Brand Experience Team Member at Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5, responded to this review

Dear Guest, 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 in the expectations of amenities. We are...

Reviewed 26 September 2016

I am a frequent attendee at Buttonwillow Raceway, and as such, this hotel is 15 minutes away and easy to get to. It sits right off of the freeway and is a quick back and forth to the track. All I needed from this hotel was a clean room, and a friendly staff to check me in. I received both!...

1Thank Alan B
Colorado Springs
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The best thing about this place: friendly, courteous staff. Room was spacious, hardwood laminate floors (I despise carpeting); climate control was functioning and adequate. Booked online without a hassle while en route and knew I needed to rest. Very easy process using the app. At this location - appears to be the best choice of lodging. easy on/off interstate; close...

Thank Sheila E
Elkhart, Texas
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Pristine clean room, quiet, end of road, plenty of safe parking, just off freeway, nicely appointed for its price class. Unusually cheap room price, AARP discount, and super friendly staff. Great rest in a normally rushed area. There was a little bit of wear evident in the room but I had to look for it and for the price it...

Thank john w
Oakland, California, United States
Reviewed 17 July 2016

OF all of the Values on the Strip off the 5 at Buttonwillow, this is the best overall. WHY? (1) Price (2) room cleanliness, very good A/C during super hot Summer days/night and availability of rooms (3) AARP discounts+ Kids under 12 stay free and PET friendly (4) Reliable WI FI- free with AARP and purchase in 2 levels: basic...

1Thank Bill D
Wallasey, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2016

WE chose this hotel because of the location,it was far enough to drive after an 11 hr flight from the UK being 135 mile north of LAX Airport,it was on route to San Francisco just off the I 5,great hotel for the price,friendly staff and a clean room,it had a pool which looked fine but didn't use it,a few eating...

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

When I checked in after a long day of driving with my 4 kids, I was told my reservation for 2 doubles could not be accommodated and I would have to either purchase a 2nd room or all of us sleep 'width wise' on one bed. The front desk agent told me they had no more double rooms, even though...

Thank kakm1974

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $57 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Vagabond Inn Buttonwillow North I-5 2*
Number of rooms: 123
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Also Known As:
Motel 6 Buttonwillow
Motel Six Buttonwillow
Buttonwillow Motel 6
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“Strictly one night and no more.”
YasminEdwards, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
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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
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