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Vagabond Inn Costa Mesa

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The outside was cute but inside had cockroaches on the walls and in my bed. There was stains on the sheets and furniture. Not clean

This is the worst Inn we had ever stayed and Orbitz shouldn't associate with this Inn location. There isn't/aren't word(s) to describe about our stay. I trusted Orbitz and now I am questioning.

Check in was hectic. Only 1 employee was on duty ON A HOLIDAY. Waited a while to even start my process. Once I got to the room, I turned the AC on and realize the system was broken. Air would come out, but not cold air. I called the front office asking for a fan and they called back later to say they didn't have one. When I asked what can be done about the AC, the employee simply said nothing. After our first night, the room was cleaned BUT NEVER REPLACED OUR TOWELS. So now we have no towels to shower with our second morning. This hotel was horrible. I will never stay here again.

It was for one night so it was ok nothing spectacular but the price was right

It was ok. Wi fi was weak. Bed was really hard. Room was dated. Limited TV channels. Staff was terrific!

Need I say more. Just needed a cheap hotel to stay for the night. I won't make that mistake again.

Arrived at the hotel, check-in was very time consuming, asked for a smoke-free room, arrived in my room and there was actually a sign that said SMOKING ROOM, I went to front desk to request a room change and the attended proceeded to argue with me, he claimed it didn't smell like smoke to him. He refused to change my room, or give me my money back and said there were no more rooms available, when I could clearly see there was rooms available. Due to the late time of night I was forced to stay, the roomed smelled like smoke, and there were burnt marks on the sink. Would not recommend this hotel to anyone.

Gum and blood spots on the carpet, no a/c, bed is like a rock and dirty sheets!!!

Although we were only there for one night, I couldn't wait to get out of that place. Room smelled, A/C didn't work well and the temps were over 100, Could hear everything outside our room, breakfast consisted of coffee, cereal, and danishes, no refrigerator or blow dryer in room.

Beware there roaches everywhere. Even the bed!! So disgusting '!

The hotel would not refund my money,said you had ?

I checked in was pretty rundown. I asked about airport transportation. If you advertise airport transportation, supply it. They were never, ever, serious about giving me a ride to the airport. When I got to my room I immediately called and made my own airport transportation plans. There was and old work wall box sitting on the dresser with a receptacle. Plugged in the outlet was a lamp with a cord spliced with electrical tape. Totally dumpy. Walls falling down. I took pictures, because I'm sure they would lie about the deplorable conditions. Old furniture. Trash littered outside my doors and other doors. Vagabond In Costa Mesa is pretty rough.

The room and surrounding areas were dated and unclean.

This wasn't that nice of a hotel but I needed to stay here because of the location. The staff was very helpful and helped take care of canceling my second night when I needed to leave a day early. They even had some food for breakfast in the morning and WIFI password worked good. Its just an old hotel with very inexpensive furniture and not a lot of updates.

Stayed at last minute easy to book. Basic room low cost safe. Little loud outside of room at night.

Found some bugs and fleas in the bed and at window. Asked to change the room and the staff did that imidiatly.

Stay was convenant. Had issue with a/c front desk brought a fan, did not offer avail room to move to. The room was outdated and TV was staticky the entire stay. For the price I expected accomodations to be a bit better than it was overall.

it was a little dirty and some of the appliances were not working properly so maintenance fixed them.I stay here a lot and the staff is pretty nice and likes to accommodate me.

1) the A/C or heater did not work 2) the bathroom door did not close 3) the WIFI does not work at all they are too cheap to buy better service and they blame there are too many users downloading, even at 1am-4am at night 4) the young skinny-faced desk person is very, very rude and unprofessional 5) the carpet has not been changed since the 1970s 6) the smell in the room is so awful that it's hard to breathe well I would not doubt if there is asbestos or mold 7) they try to give you a smoking room that you did not order and insist to give you that room, assuming that you're incompetent and don't realize that the next room they give you still smells like smoke and has matches on the table 8) a bug, while sleeping, bit my face 2 days in a row 9) they still have popcorn ceilings and you can see water damage 10) there is mold in the bathroom 11) the faucets in the bathtub, the toilet, area has been there since 1970 12) the marketing and ads of this place are a complete misrepresentation this place should be condemned harmful and hazardous I will never come back here. The Costa Mesa building and safety should shut that place down and force improvements because it is hazardous. I'm completely shocked that this place has passed any building code it should be condemned. Avoid this place because it is not healthy for you or your family. It is so disgusting, there are not enough words to describe this place.

My family went to Disneyland Friday, California adventur Saturday with the kids. Spent little time in the hotel as expected. Good place and location just to sleep for not breaking the bank.

3205 Harbor Blvd Costa Mesa CA

Located in Costa Mesa - SNA Airport within 2 miles (3 km) of Costa Mesa Country Club, Vagabond Inn Costa Mesa is within a few miles (5 km) of Segerstrom Center for the Arts. This hotel has 125 rooms and welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's near the airport and also close to Orange Coast College and South Coast Plaza.


Free continental breakfast is included with your stay. This hotel has a restaurant where you can enjoy a bite to eat.


Vagabond Inn Costa Mesa's 125 air-conditioned rooms provide coffee makers, free newspapers, and free local calls. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and cable TV. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include safes, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

Vagabond Inn Costa Mesa offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi in public areas. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with sightseeing, directions, and local dining recommendations. Additional amenities include a meeting room, coffee/tea in a common area, and free newspapers.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4