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Vagabond Inn Executive Pasadena

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1203 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91106-1843
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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San Francisco, California
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed last weekend for one night at this hotel. It was my second time since last year I was pleased with the price and I was not disappointed. The room is clean and nice, and the price was really good despite booking earlier the same week on a busy weekend. Breakfast is normal (bagels, toasts, yogurt, cereal, etc.), and... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel while in LA for the Eminem and Rihanna concert on August 7. We chose this hotel because we waited a bit too long to book a room and it was one of the last ones with available rooms that was in the general area of the Rose Bowl. We paid over $200/night for a room,... More

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

Thank you for your comments about the Hotel, I'm very sorry that your experience was not up to your standards. The hotel does strive on cleanliness in every department. I have informed the housekeeping department regarding this matter. I assure you that everything will be looked into and rectified immediately. More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here the beginning of august to go to the jay z and Beyonce concert at the rose bowl. The staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel wasn't far from old town, if you wanted to walk it was about 2 miles. The room was clean. The bathroom was small, and for some reason we didn't have toiletries in... More

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Ottawa
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finding decent accommodation in the LA area can be challenging. You can end up paying lots of money for mediocre venues and may find yourself in less than safe areas. This is where Pasadena, and the Vagabond Inn become interesting options. The hotel is well managed, clean, located right on the main strip, with the Old Pasadena in close proximity.... More

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Yokohama, Japan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a kind of a low-key inn you might find in a Jim Jarmusch movie, with no Disney-ish qualities, which for me was great. Dave was generous even to my non-guest friends, and Marvin in particular was extremely helpful and courteous, even making my hard-to-please father (who at first was planning to stay at the Biltmore or Beverly Hilton) happy... More

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91 reviews 91 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a no-frills property. Good location, but industrial hallway layout, and basic furnishings. We got a good rate, and when we checked in, we were told that we were lucky we had made our reservations farther in advance, because they had been able to jack up the rates with Man U playing at the Rose Bowl. If we had... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bike was stolen the first night manager didn't care! rude when i asked them to look at the tapes. THIS PLACE SUCKED wifi didn't work well!!!! like its 2014 get it together Check in was rude, we moved to a nicer place downtown for like 20 more a night.

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

I'm very sorry that your bike was stolen from the Hotel property the first night that you arrived. I spoke with you personally the next morning and i explained to you that where you parked your vehicle the video cameras could not get a good clear picture since your car was next to the street. I asked you if the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My family and I had to travel to southern California for our daughter's golf tourney. We checked in on Saturday June 28 and stayed until Wednesday July 2. I absolutely dread long hotel stays, but I was pleasantly surprised. Honestly I didn't think the surrounding area was that great upon first pulling up, but never judge a book by it's... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Check in was rude, room fairly nice, with a LARGE KITCHEN ( could be for "weekly rates"... ) one bar of soap, only decaf coffee in room, and no laundry bag, breakfast typical, (also WEAK COFFEE! ) Looks better in the room than from the outside of the hotel. Driving across the Country, this was one of our more expensive... More

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

Thank you for your feedback in the Hotel. I must say that the Hotel has a recirculating Water Line system. which prevents guest from having cold water experiences. I have tried to look up in our computer system by your last name in our departed guest history, and i cannot find anything listed in your name. if you can plesae... More

San Antonio, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
23 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My daughter has a summer internship with the Jet Propulsion Lab that started 10 days before the Cal Tech dorms would open for the summer. Since she doesn't have a car out there, we chose the Vagabond Inn for its proximity to Cal Tech and to Pasadena's retail district. I stayed in the hotel for the first few days. The... More

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Address: 1203 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91106-1843
Location: United States > California > Pasadena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Vagabond Inn Executive Pasadena 2*
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3 Blocks away from Caltech, close to old town Pasadena shopping area, close to Pasadena business center and the playhouse district. ... more   less 
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