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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked this motel because of the great reviews on Tripadvisor and we are so glad we did. This place is wonderful. It has that 50s/60s motel look but is clean and fresh. We love the way that has been preserved while keeping the motel modern and up to date. The staff are friendly and helpful and the free breakfast... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent 4 nights here and it was a fantastic find. Service is friendly, rooms large and comfortable and the pool is excellent. Used as a base for trips to Universal studios (only 30 mins away and a fraction of the price of the nearby hotels), Griffith Observatory and Huntingdon Library.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at the Saga. From check in to check out, the service and the room was perfect. If you are looking for a newer hotel this is not the place for you. This is an old nostalgia hotel and nothing about it is fancy. However it is a hotel that offers clean rooms and great customer... More 

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Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an older hotel, but classic! Brought back fond memories of my childhood. Very clean and convenient with friendly and helpful staff. The pool was clean, even in the late afternoon. Great place for those on a budget. Will definitely stay there again!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Rented a first floor unit with a king bed. It was lovely. More spacious that newer places. Also a great location for walking, shopping, etc. It had everything I needed. The pool was large, clean and well maintained. Will definitely go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

If we are passing through the LA area or if Pasadena is our destination I am sure to stop at the Saga. The '50s vintage property offers generous-sized rooms typical of the period that are clean, well furnished and well maintained. The lush, mature tropical landscaping around the large swimming pool enhance the classic SoCal feel. Operable windows were flung... More 

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Starkville, Mississippi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Only the towering palm trees have changed at this vintage motor lodge since a childhood visit I made 50 years ago. The rooms are clean and well-maintained, but retain their original character with noisy AC units that can make it difficult to sleep if the weather turns hot. The pool is small, but is a nice nice area to relax... More 

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Billings, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

The Saga is not a new hotel, but the owners do keep it up new and the rooms are so clean and make you feel like home. I especially loved the photos in my room (the gal whose necklace was being pulled by a baby elephant, and the cat that looked like mine staring down from a desk on a... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We stayed here a few years ago for CalTech commencement and this year again. Great place! Friendly staff, nice pool, perfect area - close to CalTech, safe for my run, quiet and comfortable. We had a poolside room that cost a bit more but it was great to go and hang out. We could eat our picnic meals at the... More 

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Kokomo, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here. Loved it! Helpful staff, clean room, slightly outdated interiors, but a very positive stay. Helpful staff (worth saying twice!). I especially enjoyed the neighborhood - across from a college, beautiful craftsman homes behind the establishment, and plenty of choices for dining and drinking (a tea house and a Starbucks!).

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in the 1950's, the historic Saga Motor Hotel is known as the timeless jewel of Pasadena California. The Saga Features spacious rooms with a country feel, lovely courtyard pool area Located on the world famous Tournament of Roses Parade route, the Saga a is a premier destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saga Motor Hotel

Address: 1633 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-2131
Location: United States > California > Pasadena
Price Range: $117 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Saga Motor Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Saga Motor Pasadena
Hotel Saga Motor
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Pasadena
#6 Family Hotel in Pasadena
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