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Saga Budget Host Inn

820 W. Route 66, Flagstaff, AZ
Phone: 928-779-3631

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The 29 room Budget Host Saga Motel opened in 1961 as the Saga Motel. It's gone through a few owners and was the Saga Budget Host Inn when these photos were taken in 2012.

x The very nice "Saga" sign was still in place.

Vintage Advertising Highlights

Early 1960s Postcard
Saga Motel
Best Western
Flagstaff, Arizona
1/4 Mile West of Junction 89A & 66

820 W Hwy. 66
Room Phones
Heated Swimming Pool
Family Accommodations
Open 24 Hours
Phone PR 4-xxxx

Note: This appears to a postcard from soon after the motel opened judging by the 1959 Buick and 1960 Ford in the parking lot. It does just say "room phones" so I suspect they had not installed direct dial phones which often allowed free local calls.

Photo(s): 2012



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