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Saga Motor Hotel

1633 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106
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Ranked #4 of 30 Hotels in Pasadena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend the Saga for traveler's who value easy access, proximity to the shops and schools along Colorado Boulevard and for guests of the annual New Year's Day Tournament of Roses Parade. It's floral, outdoor courtyard is small, although a treat to swim in. The nearby restaurants include several fast-food restaurants within walking distance and a few very short drives... More 

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Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Can't beat the price and cleanliness. The staff was friendly and helpful. Close to car rental companies and local attractions. We will stay at the Saga again next time we visit! Dry cleaning was great

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Eugene, Oregon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

You'll like the Saga if (1) you are looking for a lower rate than other properties convenient to downtown Pasadena and the Rose Bowl, (2) you are more concerned with the quality of your room than the appearance of the public areas, (3) you want amenities like secure parking and wifi without having to pay extra for them, (4) you... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I used to live in South Pasadena and recently returned for a 3 day visit and decided to try one of many Colorado Blvd motels. I booked online at a good rate. The room was a good size with a refrigerator but you need to go to the lobby for coffee maker or microwave and that is the only suggestion... More 

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Redwood City, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Upon the recommendation of the Pasadena Historic society, I booked 3 nights here while a friend and I toured Arts and Crafts neighborhoods during the Craftsman weekend. The elevator broke down when we checked in, so since I have claustropobia, I took the stairs to our 3rd floor room for the rest of the 3 days. While it is in... More 

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Spring Creek, NV
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16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My family & I stayed here on 10/11 to attend the Rose Bowl Flea Market. We enjoyed it. No nitpicking on anything other than the bathroom in Room 118 needs a fan. As others have stated, the rooms have been been remodeled & overall are very nice. Other than the lack of a bathroom fan, we had no complaints. The... More 

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Orlando, FL USA
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19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

As fans of the Midcentury Modern era the Saga Motor Hotel has the exterior look that appealed to my wife and me. At first I thought the retro look was intentional, but after I got into the room it appeared that the hotel just happened to update some aspects and kept some of the other more retro aspects. While the... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

What a great find for my wife and I. Price was a consideration, but we loved the throwback atmosphere. This place is classic, but the rooms are updated, clean and the staff is excellent. We were running 30 minutes late and they let us hit the breakfast after close. Definitely coming back to this one.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I chose this place over a larger chain for my stay in pasadena last weekend. boy was that a mistake. the things that made me want to stay here: inexpensive free wifi free breakfast nice looking pool close enough to my destination, even though further than the other options the free wifi did not work. the free breakfast was inedible.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The Good. It was $85 a night through their website and for that price it was worth it.We were upgraded to a poolside room which is bigger than the rooms on the second and third floors. The staff was friendly. The area is safe, quiet and near downtown Pasadena. The Bad Their is no sound insulation. We heard the people... More 

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Address: 1633 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106
Location: United States > California > Pasadena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Saga Motor Pasadena
Hotel Saga Motor
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Pasadena
#3 Romantic Hotel in Pasadena
#6 Family Hotel in Pasadena

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