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Overview of Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo

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Outdoor pool, open 8 AM to 10 PM, sun loungers
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, blackout drapes, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo

2 out of 5

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationLaguna Lake Park12 min walk
    Popular LocationCerro San Luis Obispo16 min walk
    Popular LocationEmerson Park2 min drive
    AirportSan Luis Obispo, CA (SBP-San Luis Obispo County Regional)10 min drive

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About this area

San Luis Obispo

On the Strip and near a train station, Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo is in an area with good shopping. Bubblegum Alley and Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa are notable landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Avila Hot Springs and Avila Beach Golf Resort. Morro Bay State Park and San Luis Obispo Children's Museum are also worth visiting. Relax and indulge in the area's health/beauty spa, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails, mountain climbing, and mountain biking nearby. Guests appreciate the motel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Laguna Lake Park - 12 min walk
  • Cerro San Luis Obispo - 16 min walk
  • Emerson Park - 2 min drive
  • San Luis Obispo Museum of Art - 2 min drive
  • Bubblegum Alley - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • San Luis Obispo Station - 6 min drive
  • San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP) - 9 min drive

Restaurants

  • Tahoe Joe's — 6 min walk
  • Upper Crust Trattoria — 19 min walk
  • Nautical Bean Espresso Cafe — 20 min walk

About this property

Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo

Motel with free parking, near Bubblegum Alley
This smoke-free motel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a spa tub, coffee/tea in a common area, and a 24-hour front desk. All 60 rooms provide conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, plus free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free local calls, and hair dryers.
Vagabond Inn San Luis Obispo offers 60 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. 50-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

This San Luis Obispo motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator

Conveniences

  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Pool sun loungers

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Entertainment

  • 50-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 2:00 AM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: USD 10
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 10:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per night
Dogs and cats welcome
2 per room
Service animals are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 16.95 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Breakage deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Service fee: USD 5 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: USD 10 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 16.95 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Pool access available from 8 AM to 10 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)
Alcohol is not served at this property

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

4.1
Very Good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 85 out of 174 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 52 out of 174 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 16 out of 174 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 16 out of 174 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 174 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Basic no frills
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It seemed like they newly renovated! Our room was nice!
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Decent budget hotel if you happen to be in San Luis Obispo. The room is clean and it has all the basics you need for a good and clean night's sleep.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with pets, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Clean hotel, we ended up having loud people upstairs from us and a few homeless people wondering around outside our room. Its not super fancy but if you are just using the room to sleep it works!
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2021