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Old Pasadena

1 W Colorado Blvd, Bounded by Pasadena, Arroyo Pkwy., Del Mar, and Walnut, Pasadena, CA 91105-1922
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Old Pasadena is the downtown historic business district of Pasadena, a lively and diverse city located just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. This eclectic old town area features entertainment and activities for kids and adults alike: museums, galleries, and music events, as well as movies, shopping, restaurants, and outdoor cafes. Families often stop by after sports events at the Rose Bowl; this clean and safe district is pedestrian friendly and provides convenient parking and easy access to public transportation, served by major bus lines and two Metro Gold Line stops.
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1 W Colorado Blvd, Bounded by Pasadena, Arroyo Pkwy., Del Mar, and Walnut, Pasadena, CA 91105-1922
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots to see easy walking. Nice park restaurants coffee houses museums gardens galleries boutiques hotels Central Park on Raymond Ave was quaint and beautiful

Thank Georgia M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed our afternoon wandering in old town visiting unique shops and viewing architecture. Enjoyed lunch and hand crafted ice cream in the heat.

Thank margaretwD3883WO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved being able to walk from the Westin and visit shops along all of old Pasadena. Such beautiful architecture. Shops. Great restaurants. Clean. Setting is great.

Thank Ruthie N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to the heavy pedestrian traffic in this area, Old Pasadena cannot be seen in a drive around, as one needs to pay attention to the many people crossing streets on all corners. Our Marriott Courtyard is right in the Center, so today, we spent...More

2  Thank NYU62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We expected much more based on all the glowing reviews. Didn't see any antique shops. Many of the specialty shops are closed. Actually felt like there were more parking garages than shops. Most shopping consists of chain stores. Most local restaurants were of international variety...More

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked around the town from the city hall to the stores. Beautiful buildings. Nice atmosphere. Not big so you have seen it quite fast

Thank Marie-Ange C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are plenty of bars, restaurants, theaters and other establishments that draw a lot of people to this district. Parking is sometimes a challenge so Ubering or Lyfting in and out of Old Pasadena is usually a good idea.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't visit Pasadena without stopping here. Select from high end to casual retail slots to shop at. Many choices for dining lunch or dinner frok sushi, steak, chinese, mexicana and a myriad if bars to choose as well. I suggest dressing better than casual for...More

Thank MermaidsVacation
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old Pasadena has a lot of shops and restaurants. Great sushi. Mainly commercial type entertainment around this area.

Thank kencufc
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This was a nice place to walk around downtown, do some window shopping, and see some of the architecture of the old city. It is basically the types of stores you would find in a mall, except they are making use of the old buildings...More

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6 January 2017|
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Response from Ritchie H | Reviewed this property |
Hello, depending on if you wish to visit San Diego Sea World and Balboa Park, Old Towne there. Or visit the down town LA AREA, ALVERA Street Mexican village. The children would not like Pasadena, of downtown la eccept the... More
Jody R
29 December 2016|
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Response from Janet S | Property representative |
Courtyard by Marriott Old Pasadena is the closest or the new Residence Inn, both on Fair Oaks Avenue and Walnut.
7 December 2016|
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Response from Janet S | Property representative |
Yes, Burke Williams full service spa is in the center of the historic district.