Blocked rooms

We have reserved two block of rooms: one at the Vagabond Inn, and one at the Saga Motor Hotel.

  • Deadline: The deadline for booking a room in either of these blocks is July 1. After that date, the blocked rooms will be released, so may or may not still be available after the July 1 deadline.
  • Check-in: The earliest check-in date is July 18 (one day before the workshop).
  • Check-out: The latest check-out date is July 22 (one day after the workshop).

Phone to make a reservation, and ask for the “UTGR Workshop.” Here is the information we’ve received on the rates: at the Saga (all after taxes): USD 81.65 for one person in a single room, USD 83.95 for one person in a double room, USD 89.70 for two people in a double room; at the Vagabond is USD 109.25 (after taxes).

Saga Motor Hotel
1633 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106

Preferred reservation line: (626) 795-0431

Vagabond Inn
1203 East Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91106

Phone: (626) 449-3170

Walking route from the Vagabond to the Keck Center:

Walking route from the Saga to the Keck Center:

Other hotels

There are a number of motels in Pasadena, several within walking distance of Caltech (e.g., search for “motels” using the Google Map below). Many local motels offer discounted rates to Caltech visitors (usually available by phone if you ask, but not via the internet). The closest ones are the Saga Motor Hotel and the Vagabond Inn listed above but other similar options include:

Alternative, more upscale options include: