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Vagabond Inn Executive Pasadena

3.0 of 5
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1203 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91106-1843
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  • Location
    4 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We stayed for a week. .. Location is nice,about 30 min drive to most attractive areas. . Not expensive Breakfast can be better ,very small place with limited tables and chairs. Rooms are small When we booked our room, it was written that the room has a kitchen. ..but when we arrived they said that it's not avilable. .she gave... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I'm not sure who is giving this hotel "great" reviews... But I wonder where they have stayed in the past. The staff was nice enough, no problems there. As for the rest of my comments, well I would never stay here again or recommend it to anyone. The room was so small there wasn't even room for a closet! In... More 

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

I'm very sorry that you didnt enjoy your stay while visiting Pasadena. The hotel takes cleanliness as one of its top priorities. The hotel maintains a regular carpet cleaning schedule for all rooms, some rooms need more attention than others which in your case your room needed to be cleaned. I wished you had brought this to my attention while... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I stayed at this property many years ago, maybe 20 years or more, possibly before the word "Executive" was added, and a note to the website indicated that it had been renovated. Back then it was run down, dirty, and... on the good side...cheap. So when JPL booked me in to this hotel, I shuddered, but thought "oh, Executive, renovated,... More 

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

I'm very sorry that you didnt enjoy your stay while visiting Caltech and JPL. The hotel takes cleanliness as one of its top priorities. The hotel maintains a regular carpet cleaning schedule for all rooms, some rooms need more attention than others which in your case your room needed to be cleaned. I wished you had brought this to my... More 

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I stayed at Vagabond while visiting my son in Pasadena. The rooms were clean and quiet. The breakfast was good, and they were attentive to keeping it stocked. We stayed one night on the parking lot side, and asked to be facing the mountains when we returned from a side trip and they were accomodating. I prefer the Vagabond to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Stayed at the Vagabond Inn Pasadena for a ten day mom and daughters trip (double room with mountain view)! Excellent value, room, pool, breakfast and staff! Enjoyed out entire stay here and Old Town Pasadena was awesome and about a three minute drive from hotel. Will definitely stay at this hotel again next year.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Stayed 2 nights. Nice view from room 311. There were some small issues (TV wasn't working), but the staff took care of it very quickly. Nice that there was a guest laundry (coin op washer and dryer) on our floor. The window AC unit is noisy, but that's how it goes (it did keep us cool though). The included breakfast... More 

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Stayed at the Vegabond mid-April 2015 for 2 nights. Very basic, standard motel in a nice area of Pasadena. Room had microwave and refrigerator which was nice. Breakfast was below average but it's nice to have a bite to eat early in the mornings; plus it was free so no complaints. Parking was free, wifi was free, room rate was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I had a business meeting in studio city, so my wife and I stayed in Pasadena because we love old town. The Vagabond Inn. The customer service was that of a five star hotel the room was very comfortable and clean the beds were wonderful. I highly recommend this in if you are in Pasadena or a surrounding area. parking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Conveniently located on East Colorado avenue . Few minutes walk to downtown Pasadena. Clean, free WI-FI, parking and breakfast. Would go back anytime in the area. Friendly staff. Stayed for five days.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

The staff here are very knowledgeable and helpful. Ray and Dave are fantastic and made our stay great! Free breakfast was lovely with heaps of options. Heated pool really worked a treat for the kids. Nice Asian restaurant across the road. Very quick to fix anything that you bring to their attention. For the price can't complain! Negatives: Castle Nails... More 

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