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Saga Motor Hotel

1633 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106
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Ranked #4 of 29 Hotels in Pasadena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days 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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Spring Creek, NV
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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El Cerrito, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Saga is located on East Colorado right in the heart of Pasadena, across the street from Pasadena Community College and a few blocks from Caltech. As a result, it is very popular with people visiting those campuses and the Jet Propulsion Lab. It is a very basic 50’s or 60’s style motor inn. Being right on Colorado is both... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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116 reviews 116 reviews
51 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Stayed here for one night a couple of nights ago. Wanted to try it out as I try to stay in as many Route 66 motels as I can. I was not disappointed. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Staff were friendly. There is a continental breakfast in the morning that is adequate. Location is OK, although if you want to... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My husband and I normally always stay at 3 or 4 star hotels, but after reading such negative reviews about them in Pasadena, I wasn't about to pay an enormous bill for a bad upper scale hotel. We needed four nights and would only be there for showering and sleeping, coming in late each night. The web rate was 85... More

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San Diego, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This hotel is in a great location for visiting Los Angeles and Caltech. The rooms are big and clean equipped with tv and iron. The staff is very friendly and the breakfast is also good. Excellent value for money.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were on a 10 day trip to the Los Angeles to San Francisco areas. Having been to L.A a dozen times before I thought I would roll the dice and keep our lodgings closer to Pasadena since it was a nicer area than other parts of L.A, and usually cheaper + good highway access. At the time, I thought... 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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