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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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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 6 days ago NEW

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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114 reviews 114 reviews
50 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place.........always stay here when we come for the Rose Bowl Flea Market........perfect place.........close to downtown Pasadena. Always get a room by the pool........love it.........nice clean rooms........comfy beds. All the front desk people are real friendly and help with anything you need to know about Pasadena. Will always stay here.

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I just finished a 9 night stay here. The hotel is a little worn but has great retro charm. My rooms was clean, though it had a funky B & B smell. Fridge, flat screen TV, no microwave or coffee maker. great towels and toiletries. Pool is awesome and welcome after a hotel day. Breakfast very adequate - little bagels,... More

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Fresno , CA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Picked the Saga over a national chain, due to price and location, and great reviews. It has an old-school vibe to the property. Loved the plants and palms. Room was clean, everything in working order. It took some relocation in the room, but my tablet found wifi good enough. Room was quiet and bed comfy. There is a subway and... More

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80 reviews 80 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The Saga has a retro feel and a very helpful staff. Rooms are small but clean. The flowers and trees on the property are a delight. It is walking distance to many good restaurants. The only drawback is that the mattress wasn't very comfortable; other than that, the Saga is a great place to stay.

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Seal Beach, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is the greatest secret in Pasadena. It is located across from Pasadena City College directly on the parade route for the Rose Bowl Parade. The king bed was so comfortable that I slept 10 hours, unheard of in a strange bed. There were even books on bookshelves to read and borrow. Includes continental breakfast that had healthy items. Has... More

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Address: 1633 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106
Location: United States > California > Pasadena
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