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

2
5.01.0
Jen San Jose Native
Business
San Jose, CA
Mar 15, 2010

Good price, bad quality room...

We just stayed overnight in this hotel. The price could have been brought down a bit considering the condition of the room. There was plaster all over the bathroom walls. It looked like they tried to patch up alot of damage. The room wasn't dirty, just VERY outdated.

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

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
sonora
Oct 6, 2009

Worst place to stay in Chico!!

This was a last minute trip, chico was busy and the choices were slim for location, but we did not expect the absolutely dirty room, no cont. breakfast and basically disappointing for the everyone. The smell of the room was so bad we kept the room open most of the night and no one was rested the next day! Ever try and have fun with very tired children, it was a difficult to say the least!!

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

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Petaluma, CA
Sep 1, 2009

Too much for too little

The rooms look run down and well used. Too much money for the grubby conditions.

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

Business

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Review of Vagabond Inn Chico

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Trqacy, CA
Aug 25, 2009

Nice location, reasonalbly priced.

Near Chico campus, close to diners. Fair price.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Both Jack's & the Waffle house are great and close by. Domino'e delivers also late night.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Auburn CA
Jul 20, 2009

it was good

location of the hotel to Downtown Chico is what made the experience. otherwise the room was ok.

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

Business

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Review of Vagabond Inn Chico

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Sacramento
Jun 2, 2009

Economical, plenty good, nice staff

The management was friendly, helpful, and seems to keep the college town excesses in orderly check. The rooms are old, patch-work, but fine for the price - clean, neat. Great location for walks downtown, campus, park.

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

Business

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Review of Vagabond Inn Chico

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Tracy, CA
May 29, 2009

Downtown Chico

Nice location, near dinning.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Jack's dinner on the next corner is great for any meal.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
USA
Dec 30, 2008

good value

the chico vagabond was a good value for the money. nothing spectacular, but a good location. very central to everthing chico has to offer.

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

Business

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Review of Vagabond Inn Chico

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Nashville, TN
Dec 15, 2007

Location

This Hotel was just fine for the money. The staff at check in were not the most comforting. Too many rules to follow and treated the six members in our party like we were college kids. The location was great and the stay was not a total flop. Other than the attitudes, the stay was plenty addiquate for the price.

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

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Plenty of bars and night life within a couple of blocks. CSU is only 4-5 blocks away. Very close to City Square.

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Review of Vagabond Inn Chico

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Durham/Raleigh, NC
Sep 14, 2007

Good Basic Value

I found the facility very basic, but neat, clean, and comfortable. It seemed to be safe and quiet. It is convenient to downtown Chico.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There are many nice cafes and restaurants nearby.

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