Vagabond Inn Chico

1 star
630 Main Street, Chico, CA 95928
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
2.6
out of 5
23 reviews
Economical, plenty good, nice staff

The management was friendly, helpful, and seems to keep the college town excesses in orderly... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Jun 2, 2009
Good Basic Value

I found the facility very basic, but neat, clean, and comfortable. It seemed to be safe and... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Sep 14, 2007
Vagabond Inn Chico is centrally located in Downtown Chico, just off of the 99 Freeway and is the closest hotel to Cal State Chico (CSU)! Also, we're just blocks away from the Silver Dollar Speedway and Chico Airport. For business travelers, our Business Friendly rooms have ample work space, larger TV with remote control, dual-line phones with dataports for Internet access and a desk lamp with an additional outlet. Relax in our pool or take advantage of our daily complimentary breakfast. Each room features HBO for your enjoyment. Whether you visit us for business or pleasure, you'll get our own brand of Western hospitality. Good Value, friendly people- it's how we do things.

Hotel Map

39.727 -121.8373
Area served
Chico, CA
Nearby airports
Sacramento Airport (SMF) Chico Airport (CIC) -5 miles from the Chico property Redding Airport (RDD) -64 miles from the Chico property
Area description
The Chico Museum displays permanent and changing exhibits of history and art relating to the Chico area. Located at 2nd and Salem Streets, the museum 0.1 miles northeast of our Chico property. Bidwell Park is a 2,250-acre park extending from downtown Chico to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The park offers hiking and bicycling trails, a playground, and a variety of sports facilities. Chico State is California's 2nd oldest institution in the State University system and has an enrollment of 16,000 students. The university is located at 400 West 1st St and is 0.2 miles northwest of our Chico property.

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Vagabond Inn Chico Rooms

Deluxe Two Double
Comfortable room with two Double size beds, featuring cable television with HBO, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, smoking and non-smoking rooms available.
Deluxe King Room
Comfortable room with one King size bed, featuring cable television with HBO, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, smoking and non-smoking rooms available.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
General
Pet friendly
Activities
Pool
Services
Business center
Internet
WiFi
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Dining

Jack's Family Restaurant
Located next door to us.
Waffle House
Only 1/2 block away from us.
5th Street Steakhouse
5 blocks away from the inn.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1300
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (23)

Ratings and reviews for Vagabond Inn Chico

Overall score

2.6 / 5
5.01.0
23 out of 23
Amenities:
2.2
Room cleanliness:
2.8
Hotel staff:
3.3
Room comfort:
2.9
Location:
4.1
Value:
3.2

52% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Wacky Aunt
Business
Chico CA
Jun 30, 2014

Okay, but...

Great location. Extremely affordable. But,we found a cockroach in the room. That put a damper on the second night of our 2 night stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Myron plumbley
Business
Sacramento
Jun 16, 2014

Chico vagabond

My first room was downstairs and there were bugs in our room. The next night he moved us upstairs. The shower wouldn't drain. The room was comfortable and quiet.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Foldham
Business
Sacramento,ca
Jun 15, 2014

Vagabond inn Chico

Nice location. The shower did not work well, and the room had bugs. We were moved to another room upstairs. The shower drain did not work in the upstairs room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Sguthrie
Business
East Bay Area
Mar 2, 2014

Clean, easy, and cheap

The room was clean, the staff was friendly, and it was the perfect price for one night in Chico. Good location to, it was right downtown.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Distressed Guest
Business
Southern California
May 31, 2012

Don't waste your money

Room had holes in carpet, bathroom shower was patched, no coffee maker, no continental breakfast, curtains that were falling down, you can spend the same and go to a place where what you pay for, you get... We will not be back!!!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Vacaville, CA
Nov 4, 2010

Close, but no cigar

First room has no A/C. Second room was not made up. Third room was not made up. Fourth room was fine until I was awakened early the next morning to the sound of rain...inside the room. It was flooding from the room above. When I called the front desk they said they called the room above but there was no answer and they couldn't knock on the door as there was a "do not disturb" sign on the door. I checked out. [...] Great deal!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Doing it for the discounts
Business
Martinez, CA
Oct 31, 2010

Drunk times in Chico

Went there for Halloween for a weekend to see friends and go to the bars. It is what it is cheap downtown with a lot of young people who are staying there while they want to go out. It was nice and clean really easy to walk to the bars. I enjoyed it but if you don't want drunk people around who are going to be loud stay somewhere else.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Go to the bear or Rileys if you want to go out and party. Rileys power hour from 9-10 on Thursday is the best thing on the planet!

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Fresno, CA
Oct 10, 2010

Only as a last resort

Frustrating that I reserved a room with one king size bed for my husband and I, but in actuality, I got a room with two double beds. It wasn't fun not being able to move or we'd hit each other if we did try to move. Upon arrival we did not have towels. After 3rd request and 6 hours later we finally received our towels. The noise that was allowed to go on through early morning hours was absolutely unacceptable. Curshing, screaming and fighting all night long. It is true, you get what you pay for. Great price does not mean great room or great service. We won't return.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Brittany Rules
Business
Bay Area, CA
May 17, 2010

Great for a quick stay

Great location. A great place to stay if you are visiting friends and have places to be during the day and night, but want a place to rest that isn't a couch. Bathrooms were very clean but with a very noisy ceiling fan. Would visit again based on price, location, biggest drawback was the stiff-as-a-board bed, but what do you except?

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Have breakfast at Sin of Cortez, best breakfast EVER!!

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Past Chicoan
Business
LA, Ca
Apr 27, 2010

Ok if there is nothing else

The room contained your basic bed and bathroom. No microwave, fridge or any other bells and whistels. The remote to the tv was missing. You could tell there were holes in the wall that were patched up and the bathroom was not much better. I would not step foot in the bathroom without either wearing socks or flip flops. If all you need is a bed to sleep in then this place is fine. Our room was close to the ice machine which meant everytime someone got ice, you would hear it, whether it be 6am or 3am. Great if you want to be downtown and close to the bars and the nightlife!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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