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Vagabond Inn Executive San Francisco Airport

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Very enjoyable to sit in the room and watch planes take off and land. The windows could have been cleaner. We were on the second floor and the people in the room above us were very noisy.

We were woke at three a.m. by the phone ringing with no answer. Then someone trying to get in our front door.stopped for awhile then tried again. Called the front desk which was busy so we used our cell and it went through. He said it was him and he thought we were in a different room so he made more cards for another couple and came to help them when they couldn't get in.

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The hotel was ok, although it is dated and I believe overpriced.

Excellent accommodations and staff. Only drawback is the airplane noise...price you pay for great convenience! Very good restaurant (elephant bar) next door, also.

A/C barely worked, could not keep the room cool. Cheap hotel, will be spending a littl more to get a better place next time.

My whole stay was colored by the fact there was a bug in my bed. Plus all the AC units,in the complex were out. I will say they did change my room for me, but I wouldn't go back.

Good scheduled airport shuttle and breakfast with bacon.

This old motel close to the airport is nicely positioned on the shore of the Bay. Solid wood trim and finish with surrounding trees give it a pleasant feel. The staff, evening and morning, were extremely competent and friendly. Our room was clean enough and adequately supplied with lights, towels, toiletries, and service devices such as coffee maker, iron, hair dryer, fridge, microwave. The passing years are showing though. Holes and patched holes in the walls were pictures and devices used to hang, dings in the furniture and floor molding, and carpeting that holds the markings of many long past adventures set a tone of "somewhat run down." Recommendation: management should spend some time in the rooms and seriously consider whether they would be satisfied with the fit and finish for the price being charged. There's a loud, corporate restaurant/bar within easy walking distance next door for evening R&R.

Strict on check in times. Late April only able to heat the room. To offset this, the front desk did provide me with a portable fan/air conditioner. Every room programed only to heat. On an arbitrary date, every room will only be able to cool. The bay was beautiful and accessible. The breakfast and coffee was over the top.

Pros: Quiet, Stable Internet Cons: Room was not dirty, but I felt itchy when I was in the bed. I was not very happy with the service of cleaning. I prefer not to have cleaning every day, so I have put "do not disturb" on the door, but the staff still entered my room and took away my shampoo without replacing a new one. With that price, there are many better options available in the area.

Stayed there as it was a lower cost alternate to nearby upscale chain hotels. Was attending a meeting down the street. Room was nice. Clean. Comfortable. More like a motel than hotel. Breakfast was OK, not much seating area. Wi-fi was barely usable.

It was a room, the bed was uncomfortable and it was further from downtown than I thought.

The staff were polite and the room was mostly clean, however the beat up ceiling panels, the worn wallpaper, the stained carpet and the worn paint on the door makes it hard to focus on the clean. It could use a good renovation. Elephant bar was right next door and you can see the airport. There is also a lovely trail along the water. So if you can overlook the old, it is a good stay.

Only stayed for a day to wait for early flight. Bed was comfy. Wish I could have stayed longer to enjoy the breakfast.

Pro: Clean and comfortable rooms. Con: Small breakfast room.

This hotel offers free airport shuttle with a good schedule, comfortable beds, and offers complimentary breakfast that includes eggs, sausage, bacon, hash brown, pastries, coffee, juice, etc. Nearby, is the Bullshead Restaurant, that serves both American and Japanese favorites, such as, burgers, fries, sushi and bentos. Affordable prices, perfect for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. The hotel staff was not as friendly or helpful, to the extent that I kept communication with them to a minimum.

The room was clean, beds super comfortable and the room also has a microwave and refrigerator. Because of the high prices of airport hotels, it is a welcome budget alternative.

1640 Old Bayshore Hwy Burlingame CA

Hotel highlights

  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Free airport shuttle

Located within a leisurely stroll of Bayfront Park, Vagabond Inn Executive San Francisco Airport is within a few miles (5 km) of Burlingame Museum of PEZ Memorabilia. This 90-room hotel has conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. It's on the beach and also close to Coyote Point Park and Poplar Creek Golf Course.


Dining

Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is offered each morning.


Rooms

The 90 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Free local calls, ironing boards, and desks are also available.


Property features

At Vagabond Inn Executive San Francisco Airport, guests have access to free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour business center, and a computer station. There's free parking, as well as a free airport shuttle at scheduled times. The front desk has multilingual staff standing by 24 hours a day to assist with tours/tickets and securing valuables. Other amenities at this beach hotel include express check-out, laundry facilities, and a TV in a common area.

Room options

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Bay View

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Bay View

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Vagabond Inn Executive San Francisco Airport

Everyone (27) Couples (72) Business (32) Family (37) Other (23) Friends (8)
4

nice small hotel near airport

Everyone

Very enjoyable to sit in the room and watch planes take off and land. The windows could have been cleaner. We were on the second floor and the people in the room above us were very noisy.

By , from Lake Tahoe on Nov 14, 2017

2

room was clean but a little noisy

Everyone

We were woke at three a.m. by the phone ringing with no answer. Then someone trying to get in our front door.stopped for awhile then tried again. Called the front desk which was busy so we used our cell and it went through. He said it was him and he thought we were in a different room so he made more cards for another couple and came to help them when they couldn't get in.

By , from CA on Oct 29, 2017

2
Everyone

Way much better hotels for the price they offer. Since I need to fill more in this block or else I cant submit my review, ill just copy and paste point mentioned above. Way much better hotels for the price they offer

By on Oct 10, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 16, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Our prices are based on events in the surrounding areas, and we are typically lower than our competitors in our location. We thank you again for your feedback and hope to see you the next time you are in town.

3
Everyone

The hotel was ok, although it is dated and I believe overpriced.

By on Oct 10, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 16, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are aware that our hotel is aged, however, we maintain it to the highest of standards. Our prices are based on events in the surrounding areas, and we are typically lower than our competitors in our location. We thank you again for your feedback and hope to see you the next time you are in town.

4

convenient, clean and comfortable.

Everyone

Excellent accommodations and staff. Only drawback is the airplane noise...price you pay for great convenience! Very good restaurant (elephant bar) next door, also.

By , from Michigan on Sep 24, 2017

2
Everyone

A/C barely worked, could not keep the room cool. Cheap hotel, will be spending a littl more to get a better place next time.

By on Sep 3, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 26, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We would like to apologize for all the inconveniences of the AC situation We would like all of our guests to know that this is not the norm and the problem has since been fixed and we have taken precautions. When the incident occurred we had offered discounted rates or free cancellation, as we knew many of our guests would want to stay elsewhere. Again, we deeply apologize for the inconvenience it caused! Thank you again for your feedback.

1

critters in the bed

Everyone

My whole stay was colored by the fact there was a bug in my bed. Plus all the AC units,in the complex were out. I will say they did change my room for me, but I wouldn't go back.

By , from CA on Sep 2, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 26, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We would like to apologize for all the inconveniences of the AC situation We would like all of our guests to know that this is not the norm and the problem has since been fixed and we have taken precautions. When the incident occurred we had offered discounted rates or free cancellation, as we knew many of our guests would want to stay elsewhere. Again, we deeply apologize for the inconvenience it caused! Thank you again for your feedback.

4

decent for airport overnight

Everyone

Good scheduled airport shuttle and breakfast with bacon.

By , from Reno on Jul 4, 2017

3

a substantial oldie: good and bad

Everyone

This old motel close to the airport is nicely positioned on the shore of the Bay. Solid wood trim and finish with surrounding trees give it a pleasant feel. The staff, evening and morning, were extremely competent and friendly. Our room was clean enough and adequately supplied with lights, towels, toiletries, and service devices such as coffee maker, iron, hair dryer, fridge, microwave. The passing years are showing though. Holes and patched holes in the walls were pictures and devices used to hang, dings in the furniture and floor molding, and carpeting that holds the markings of many long past adventures set a tone of "somewhat run down." Recommendation: management should spend some time in the rooms and seriously consider whether they would be satisfied with the fit and finish for the price being charged. There's a loud, corporate restaurant/bar within easy walking distance next door for evening R&R.

By , from Mendocino County, CA on May 5, 2017

4

overall wonderful for the price. heat/air issues.

Everyone

Strict on check in times. Late April only able to heat the room. To offset this, the front desk did provide me with a portable fan/air conditioner. Every room programed only to heat. On an arbitrary date, every room will only be able to cool. The bay was beautiful and accessible. The breakfast and coffee was over the top.

By , from Dahlonega Ga. on May 2, 2017