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625 Hotel Circle South, Mission Valley, San Diego, CA 92108, United States of America – Show map
|King Room with Spa Bath - Non-Smoking||
|Queen Room with Three Queen Beds - Non-Smoking|
|Queen Studio with Kitchen- Non-Smoking||
|Queen Room - Non-Smoking|
|King Room - Non-Smoking|
|Queen Room with Two Queen Beds - Non-Smoking|
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Outdoor Pool, Terrace
Golf Course (within 2 miles), Fishing, Hot Tub
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
24-Hour Front Desk, Ticket Service, Baggage Storage, ATM on site, Laundry, Fax/Photocopying
Newspapers, Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning
From 3:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to two children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One additional older child or adult is charged USD 10 per person per night when using existing beds.
One additional older child or adult is charged USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
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Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
A security deposit of USD 50 is required upon arrival for incidental charges. This deposit is fully refundable upon check-out and subject to a damage inspection of the accommodation.
Based on 208 reviews
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With convenient amenities and easy access to the I-8 highway, this San Diego motel is just minutes from attractions such as SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo.
Score from 246 reviews Good
Just an 8-minute drive from the San Diego Zoo, this hotel offers free shuttle service to the zoo, San Diego International Airport, and SeaWorld. It features an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.
Score from 475 reviews Good
Directly off the I-8 highway and only minutes from popular San Diego attractions, including the famous San Diego Zoo, this centrally located hotel features comfortable accommodations along with...
Score from 976 reviews Very good
Located less than a mile from Mission Bay Public Golf Course, this non-smoking California hotel features free Wi-Fi and cable TV with HBO in every room. Pacific Beach Park is 3 miles away.
Score from 424 reviews Good
Finding a better motel for half the price with a bay view and a parking space on the property! Vagabond is a complete rip off!
Free WiFi, bed was comfortable.. Quiet location.. Staff was helpful & professional.
The smell of the room, but understand they are going to tear this place down, which explains why not too much work is being done to the rooms. Still satisfied with my stay.
Nail in tire from construction workerss
I really liked both customer service representitives, Stephen and the really tall guy! They made my stay more memorable! Great CSR
Having to leave
prices and cleaniness
all the consruction, road in front needs some work
No thing i like it in this hotel so bad
New kitchen and excellent fridgerator/freezer WiFi Flat screen TV
Construction cuts off half parking Jacuzzi is cold You can hear the metal springs on mattress- need to upgrade mattress from the '50s
We rented 3 rooms & although we didn't expect the Ritz, we also didn't expect to have ants in 2 of the 3 rooms, not enough towels for the occupants in each room (3 people per room & 2 sets of towels or less per room.) When I requested an additional 6 sets for the next day, only 2 sets were delivered. When I went down to the front desk to ask for additional towels because no one answers the phone at the front desk even though there are clearly 1-2 people standing there, I explained that I had asked for additional sets of towels early that morning and the guy at the front desk turns around to look in a cabinet behind him, pulls out 1 & says that's all they have left because other rooms asked for more towels too! When I explained that we have 3 rooms with 9 people & barely had towels for 2 rooms, all he could say was "that's rough but we have no more towels". Wth?? Seriously? Not to mention, the parking sucks! There aren't enough stalls to accomodate the number of rooms for the property, so we always ended up having to park a lot away in an overflow parking lot that looked like a bad construction site! Terrible!! We're never staying there again & making sure all of our friends that make plans to stay in San Diego know of our bad experience so they avoid it too!!! The cost of the rooms was definitely not worth it at all!!
My family loves staying here the help are always friendly, my cats are comfy, my kid enjoys the pool and hot tub, and we all especially my husband loves the waffle breakfast.
This trip and only this 3 day stay when we packed up to go my cat not wanting to leave somehow managed to find a hole under the safe that went into the wall space. The staff was very understanding and gave us 6 hours to get her out, which we needed all but 5minutes of. She was safe and unhurt but the fact that the hole was there in a animal safe room was alittle irritating. If the opportunity arose again to stay at the Vagabond we would stay in a heart beat.
The staff were A1, Great Location, Good and clean free breakfast area, complimentary ice cold juice and water all day, no rudeness from the maids if you need extra towels or trashbags etc., and the maintenance man is great and very thorough.
There is really no area for pets to "potty" and the small area where most people take their pets is gross and full of "poo" and just seems like parvo waiting to happen. The construction is obnoxious and loud, the parking situation is inconvenient unless you are back to hotel by 5p a spot is virtually impossible.
the outside of the place looks like it has bed bugs the parking was garbage i coundn't park on the lot i had to park down the street. but when you open the door to the room it was breath taking.I've stayed at the w down town and alot of places that people know of if your judging by looks go there.If comfort is what your looking for vagabond is the best.
Unbeatable location for visiting all attractions and beaches,,staff, friendliness of everybody
Basic breakfast,waffles or cereals which was taken back to the room or eaten by the pool,but at the price paid it was acceptable.
Our room was not clean at 5:45 at night
Price room was clean
Undergoing renovation horrible continental breakfast no newspapers
Location was good, facilities were new.
The fridge or ac was leaking on carpet, which made all room smell of humid. The pool which looked huge on a photo actually was very small. There was some constructions, so was very noisy starting from early morning. Still ok for the price, but definitely not the best hotel in area, could pay a bit more and stay in much better facility.
Room was very nice for the price. Staff was friendly.
Construction of new hotel behind so parking lot was torn up and had to park in a very rough gravel lot behind a fence away from the hotel and walk back. Breakfast was very scarce.
Courteous staff throughout the checkin and checkout process. Breakfasts are simple yet filling, where else do you get Belgian waffles for free? Comfortable rooms, with fridge/freezer, microwave and flat panel tv, and the location is in the middle of everywhere you want to go in SD.
Right now the only negative is the construction going at the front and back end of the property and both sides. Parking spaces are limited but spillover parking is next door, approx. 25-50 steps from the hotel office.
If you don't mind sleeping on a rock hard bed than the rates are great if not don't go.
I like the location
I had a pizza box with bones in it from the person before me no parking because of all the constriction going on. Also the fire detector went off in the middle of the night then stopped and went back to normal.
staff was friendly and accommodating
the place in right in the middle of a construction zone. had to park in some lot off property. initially they put me in a room without a desk/table or closet? asked to change room when I found a bug crawling on the pillow, gross. they did move me to a different room which was better. like most hotels this age the carpets are stained and sticky. overall it just felt a little sketchy. believe you can do better for the price. will update after more research.
The price and location
the first night, we got in at 8pm and no toilet paper and took 20 minutes to get, then second day we left in morning arriving back at room at 330pm and room was not cleaned and no coffee supplies. Had to ask for room to be cleaned and had to leave for an hour. Then third night ah no toilet paper, no soap, no shampoo, no coffee supplies this after returning to room at 900pm, then noticed smoke alarm had plastic bag wrapped around it ROOM 130...
The rooms pleasant looking & clean.
Terrible maintained AC units makes guest rooms uncomfortable & humid & impossible to sleep in. This makes any price they charge a rip off.
location,room clean and wide,bed,parking ,bathroom,price
breakfast very bad,i not like
The staff were nice and friendly. Very helpful. Location was very nice.
The facility is old and out dated. Strange drifters wandering around the hotel. The hotel is more like an old motel from the 1960's.
Location and price
They charge you a $20 pet fee plus keep $100 hold on your card. The Holiday in Express is being built in back. The construction is horrible for their business. Parking is a joke if you arrive late. Why have rooms with not enough parking space.
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