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Covid-19 Travel


While complying with state and county guidelines to help you travel safely, we are practicing the following points to prepare you for arrival. We cannot guarantee the state of any of the following mentioned services, only that as of today our current situation is:

  • Almost all rooms at The Vagabond's House open to the outside (not closed hallways), providing you with fresh unrecirculated air. Rooms 6 and 7 share a hallway that has an exterior entrance that is not enclosed.
  • Considering our temperate climate, The Vagabond's House has no central heat nor air, which means you will not be subjected to recirculated (shared) air.
  • California, Monterey County and The Vagabond's House are all mask required destinations. Please protect yourself, our guests and our staff by wearing a mask when outside of your room. If needed, we can provide you with a mask. Our staff is wearing masks while at work and checking their temperature upon arrival.
  • Our staff is wearing gloves and/or sanitizing their hands when handling items that you will come in contact with.
  • We have resumed the serving of breakfast to your room. For your safety, you will need to receive the breakfast tray at your door (at your specified time).
  • The pass through door to our office is now open 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and you can call us any time at 831.624.7738.
  • We are not serving our regular 4:00-6:00 wine and snack buffet, due to Governor Newsom closing bars again as of July 6 (and to discourage group gathering in the courtyard). Inquire with front desk about bottles that you can purchase for safe consumption in your room.
  • Due to the office being closed to public access, the public use of our espresso and specialty coffee machine is not currently available. However, our staff is available to make these coffee drinks for you by request at the office door from 8am to 7pm. additionally by request, we can provide you with an in-room coffee set up.
  • We have hand sanitizer when you need it.
  • We normally like to assist with your luggage, however to travel safely we ask that you pack light or split your items into smaller suitcases. For your safety, we will not be able to assist to your room as usual. There are some stairs at the front of the property and these rooms are up one flight of stairs: #6, 7, 10, 11.
  • We apologize that your room will lack some of the details which you have come to enjoy at The Vagabond's House. For your safety, we have removed decorative pillows, fresh flowers, sherry decanter, fruit and decorative items. You can trust that what you do find in the room has been properly prepared for your protection.
  • To discourage mixed gatherings in the courtyard, some seating has been removed and the fire pit will not be in service.
  • We will not enter your room while you are here. If you are staying more than one night, you may request that we enter to clean your room by placing the "maid service please" placard on your door handle. Otherwise, your room will not automatically be serviced. For your safety, please remain outside the room while staff is inside.
  • We must adhere to a 12 noon check out and 4:00 pm check in, to allow for more thorough sterilization of our rooms.
  • Spa services are unavailable until further notice.