Historic Route 66 - Saga Motor Hotel - Pasadena, California, USA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 34° 08.758 W 118° 07.006
11S E 397043 N 3778903
Quick Description: The Saga Motor Hotel is a Route 66 landmark hotel. Located alongside the Mother Road now known as Colorado Boulevard also the route of the Rose Parade, in Pasadena, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/30/2014 4:20:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMN5JA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:
The Saga Motor Hotel was built in the 50's before the term 'motel' was thought of, and the road it stood alongside was named 'U.S. 66'.
The hotel has been a setting for film crews, including an episode of “CSI” and a variety of commercials.

"The Saga Motor Hotel, the rambling terra cotta-colored motel on Colorado Boulevard, a.k.a Route 66, is the quintessential “Welcome to California” to those arriving from other states or countries.
The timeless motel, surrounded by lush, tropical landscaping, is an original along Route 66. The Rose Parade passes by the motel." Text source: (visit link)

The Saga Motor Hotel - is a Roadside America Accredited business: (visit link)
Program: America's Byways

Website: [Web Link]

Official Name: Historic Route 66

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