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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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Ranked #6 of 28 hotels in Pasadena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Detroit, Michigan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The staff was very friendly & courteous. They accommodated our Sabbath needs. Good location, close to Chabad of Pasadena & various tourist attractions. The room was clean & the beds were comfortable. Great value for the price.

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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Came to Passdena for a wedding and found this place to have very nice staff. Loved the berries on my waffle! Our other family members had a room across the hallway and one next door. Parking was free and there was an evator! The location was perfect for us.

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San Diego, California
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

When a family wedding brought many members of our large family with many small children to Pasadena- Vagabond Inn was the perfect place. Great hot breakfast and warm pool water. The manager went out of his way to meet all our requests. And you can't beat the price for free parking, internet, microwave and fridge in every room. Maid service... More

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100 reviews 100 reviews
29 hotel reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I had not planned this side trip, but we were told that a Cal Tech client held tickets to the Rose Bowl. I figured that we were taking pot luck and would end up in a typical one-night-is-all-you-can-take motel. Surprise, surprise. This place was sensational. It’s 35 miles from LAX. The roads are good but heavily travelled at all times.... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
63 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Plus : beds are large and confortable Nice having coffee/ tea machine and microwave and fridge The room colors are soft and the paintings nice touch Lots of closet Space and the closet has a mirror Some rooms have a whole kitchen Back rooms looking out to the mountains do not have much noise Pool is small and next to... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Once again i was visiting Pasadena for business and decided to stay at the Vagabond Inn again. i arrived to the hotel early, before the check-in time, the desk clerk Dave informed me that i would be able to check into the room at no extra charge which was great since it was about 9am. Dave told me that the... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Since we were in Pasadena for the national championship, the town was packed, and we ended up at the Vagabond basically because it was available. We normally wouldn't stay at a motel-type place. It worked out OK, though. If you want a low-cost option that is acceptable, give this a try. If you're going to Pasadena as a visitor, chances... 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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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#6 Business Hotel in Pasadena
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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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