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Vagabond Inn Executive Pasadena

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1203 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91106-1843
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Gualala
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65 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently stayed here, mostly for location which was near a relative we were visiting. It is tired and even a bit sleazy. The rooms are like dorm rooms and very small. We had one they said was recently refurbished. It had no closet, a bath so tiny you could hardly move and a dark, unattractive wood... More 

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San Francisco, California
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42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Solid budget hotel in a good location. I would stay here again, if I was looking for a cheap hotel in Pasadena. You're going to get a clean room, comfortable bed, and friendly staff. Realistically, I doubt you'll use the heated pool or small gym, but those are available as well. Pros: Cheaper(est) hotel in the area Good location

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Thank Felix H
Wichita, Kansas, United States
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

When we checked in the streets were lined with people preparing to camp out for the parade the next day. The staff here took a chaotic time and made it a easy check in. Motel is somewhat old but very well taken care of. Rome was rather small. Landry was on the third floor and about $6.00 for wash and... More 

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Thank Fred B
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I stayed here whilst in town attending a training event at Caltech. The location is very good for visiting Caltech and getting around Pasadena on foot. Also, the hotel is close to several train stations which can be used to get into Downtown LA. The hotel is much better than I thought from the price, and I was not disappointed.... More 

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Thank PompeyBoy2013
Malaysia
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

This Inn is decent, for Pasadena. Staff were helpful, of good disposition and efficient. Bathroom and bedroom were reasonably clean and comfortable. Located right next to the cute Academy Cinema, about half an hour's walk away from Old Towne. Restaurants nearby.

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Thank dlslynn
Heidelberg, Germany
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39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

The room was fine. Breakfast was kind of limited, but good. I really liked the outdoor pool! You can quickly get to the Huntington garden or to Caltech from here. Not bad for an affordable motel in a nice location.

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Pasadena, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

What I truly love about this place, is the friendly atmosphere they provide as soon as you walk in door. I've been here more than a few times, mostly on business, internet works great, I had a problem logging on one night but the front desk was more than eager to trouble shoot the issue for me. The rooms are... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

- The breakfast is a JOKE! - Not a clean hotel at all. Mold on the ceilings and unclean bathrooms - Hair on the bad, all kind of hair!!! - The phone call we made to the manager before our visit, was a rude and unpleasant. - Small parking lot. - On street pool - another joke... - Do you... More 

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dcatain1, Manager at Vagabond Inn Executive Pasadena, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your review regarding the hotel, I’m very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. The hotel does take pride in cleanliness and customer service. I wish you had brought this matter to our attention when you had found hair on the bed and the problems with the bathroom to the front desk... More 

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41 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

While my room was seemingly clean, it was quite run down - lots of stains on the carpet and the furniture. The hallways, common areas, and elevator are very scuffed up and worn. Breakfast was barely the basics, even for a continental breakfast. The people at the front desk are pleasant, efficient, and helpful. It was disconcerting to me that... More 

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Thank spotsandfriday
Arizona
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32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

"Vagabond Inn" says it all. Place is a last resort when you don't want to pay the even more outrageous prices of better hotels in the area. Have no idea what other guests were raving about on other sites as well as this one. It is not helpful when others just report on how wonderful a place is and do... More 

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