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Saga Motor Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room we had was one of their 'suites'. It was one large room with 2 queen sized beds and 1 king bed. It had a balcony overlooking the parking lot. The hotel was built in the 1950's. There is a pool and free continental breakfast it included in the rate. We had a microwave and refrigerator. I am not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You pay for what you get, not my favorite but it had a special going on. The room is not up to date and it had a cheap hotel smell, awesome places to visit in Pasadena but wouldn't recommend that hotel.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel offers good value for night's stay. The motel is right across the street from Pasadena City College, so there are lots of places to eat lots of different kinds of food, all reasonably priced. It is a ten minute stroll from Allen Station on the Metro Golf Line. For nostalgia buffs there is a plus: Colorado Boulevard was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 4 nights here and can recommend it considering that its reasonably priced. The room was clean and fairly large. The water pressure was good. The breakfast is stereotypical buffet. juice coffee crummy pastries. There is a pool which I found to be too cold for prolonged swimming. (there is a Y 10 minutes away). It is located across from... More 

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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 August 22, 2016

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 August 7, 2016

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 July 24, 2016

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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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Family Rooms
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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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