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Rose Bowl Motel

1529 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041
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Ranked #185 of 323 Hotels in Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona
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73 reviews 73 reviews
43 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

great location, great bed, VERY clean, nicely appointed, pleasant and helpful staff, FANTASTIC price - only reason its not five stars is that its not a resort property. I WILL be back - whenever I need LA digs. FYI though, it is not within eyesight or earshot of the Rose Bowl. :-)

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Sebastopol, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

When we called this highly reviewed motel, we were told there was a room available and quoted a price higher than is quoted on their own website. When we questioned this he told us rudely, "No Vacancy" and hung up. We were tired, and stranded and on a long trip, so we called back, ready to pay the extra money,... More

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Nipomo, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is a very nice motel. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The motel was clean, and they assisted me with any requests that I had. The only issue is the AC sucked. I will be staying at this property again. Very happy over-all.

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101 reviews 101 reviews
77 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Very modest but nicely maintained court-type motel. My guess it was built in '40s and the room size reflects that era. The queen size bed was comfortable but made the small room seem even smaller and the closet has been sacrificed for the fridge and microwave. The bathroom was extremely clean with updated fixtures but the original, and beautiful tile... More

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Campinas, SP
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The hotel is simple, but clean, quiet and safe. The room is very small, but it was very clean. In the room there are a microwave, a refrigerator, a comfortable bed and a good wifi internet. The breakfast is very poor, basically coffee and packed croissants. The staff is very friendly. I think this hotel is fine for the price... More

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Canyon, Texas, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

My husband and I drove from Amarillo, TX to Los Angeles, CA in one day last week. After hours of searching for an inexpensive, but nice hotel...we happened upon the website for the Rose Bowl Motel in Pasadena. When we arrived, staff greeted us by name, checked us in immediately and offered to help us unload our car. Although the... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

We traveled to Pasadena for the Rose Bowl Parade and most of the major chains were already sold out. We found this motel which was also located on Colorado Blvd but discovered it's not in the main area. It's in the next town over of Eagle Rock. That was more my fault for not consulting more maps but It wasn't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012 via mobile

Just a room with a good big bed, A Refrigerator and a microwave oven... bathroom not that much.. no wardrobes can be a problem... room service everyday, good wifi internet worths the low prices.. attendants are very Nice also. For couples that does not want to spend too much Money and time in hotels if fits enou h

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Highland Park, NJ
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

ok, how anyone in their right mind could rate this motel "excellent" is beyond me. Here are the basics. The room is a 10x10 box with about 2 feet on each side of the bed. Furnishings are very worn. Bathroom was clean but barely functional. Faucet stopped working twice in 3 days. Fixtures were in very poor condition. The Eagle... More

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pacific northwest
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

I stayed at the Rose Bowl Motel in Eagle Rock while my son was visiting Occidental College. It is a cute little place, neat as a pin, harkening back to the days of motor inns. It isn't exactly modern, but the bathroom shower was recently tiled. The 1 queen room was small, the bed was ok, but could use a... More

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Address: 1529 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles
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