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San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted a clean, pleasant place near the airport since my flight landed late in the evening. I have stayed at the Vagabond Inn in San Diego and been very pleased, so I booked this one. Never again. The walls were so thin I could hear every word of the tv program my next-door neighbor was watching. Fortunately, it was...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a 70s horror movie hotel. Old carpet and furniture, a leaking shower, sheets with holes and burn marks of cigarettes everywhere. The room was dirty: hairs, dust and dirt every where, stains on all surfaces. On the lower flower you can hear every movement from the top floor. Breakfast was poor since coffee machine as well as the juice...

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Dayton, Nevada
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The card key entry did not work when we arrived, and we had to be moved to another room. The bathroom window would not open, the latch was missing. The remote for the TV did not work. The property does not have an elevator to accommodate disabled persons.

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Marysville, California
Reviewed 1 November 2016

As usual I was pleased with my stay at this hotel. The staff are always friendly and I always feel secure during my stay. The rooms are comfortable and clean. A big plus is the Gish VTA station is right in front of the hotel so it is easy to take a trip downtown if desired.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This place is a motel, not an inn. Dogs barking early in the morning. Small and old rooms. The guy at night time, when we check in was friendly. We only stayed 5 hours- check in at 4 and check out at 9 enough to know that we wont come back, for a $150 can definitely stay in a better...

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SE Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Chose the Vagabond Inn due to attractive pricing versus the other much more expensive properties in the area. Was pleasantly surprised and pleased by the quality and level of service provided by the staff. Yes, the property is simple, but the room was clean, the breakfast adequate and the staff very willing to help. One simple problem in my bathtub...

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Sonora, California
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This place tries, but it is just old and shabby and there isn't much you can do about that except tear the thing down. I am glad I was traveling with my husband because the neighborhood is scary, I would not leave my car there for a park and fly either. You get what you pay for on this one,...

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Bojana N, Guest Relations Manager at Vagabond Inn San Jose (SJC Airport), responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you had some security concerns in the area. We still hope to have to opportunity to host you again. We will take all your feedback into consideration. Best regards,

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 June 2016

On my own on a business trip. Arrived late and directed to the back wing where there were a few cars parked, a couple of guys hanging around one of them and another not so great looking character drifting outside on the upper floor. I'm not normally a wimp but I did not feel comfortable and this is the first...

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Kyle L, Reputation Manager at Vagabond Inn San Jose (SJC Airport), responded to this review

Dear Anne W, Thank you for your detailed review. We are sorry to hear that you did not feel safe during your stay. Please next time do not hesitate to report any safety concerns to the Front Desk. We want to make sure you have a comfortable stay with us. Best regards, Reputation Manager

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Nothing special here. Clean room with decent bed. A couple of minor plumbing issues but it all worked. Check-in and out was easy. Close to airport and easy to get downtown. Lots of families there but noise was not an issue

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Kyle L, Reputation Manager at Vagabond Inn San Jose (SJC Airport), responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your reviewing Vagabond Inn San Jose. We appreciate your positive comments on room, the bed and your check-in experience. It's nice to hear that you liked your stay with us including our pricing. Also, we will make sure to solve any minor issues you mentioned. Please come back and stay with us again soon. Best...

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We felt very safe and clean The breakfast was very limited, we chose to eat at Denny's, next door Also, there were many construction workers there. They were not noisy, did not bother us. Very close to the airport.

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Kyle L, Reputation Manager at Vagabond Inn San Jose (SJC Airport), responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your high rating and reviewing our hotel. We are delighted to hear that you felt safe during your stay as it is very important to us as well as we could provide you a quiet, clean and comfortable environment. We are looking forward to your next visit to Vagabond Inn San Jose. Best regards,

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern, two story Motor Inn with restaurant; located off Hwys 880 & 101, near Silicon Valley. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vagabond Inn San Jose (SJC Airport)

Address: 1488 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Region: United States > California > San Jose
Price Range: $166 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Vagabond Inn San Jose (SJC Airport) 2*
Number of rooms: 76
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“My room overlooked the pool and was relatively quiet. All rooms are set back from the street, and noise didn't seem to be an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles Dt0wn_traveler, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All equally bad.”
 of 5 bubbles RKStrand, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our room in the back was quiet”
 of 5 bubbles wordscriber, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Clean rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Ana-patric, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“AC/Heat unit is a bit difficult to regulate for a comfortable temperature. Bed spread is very light weight and there are no blankets.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulHZ5318XJ, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
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