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Colorado Boulevard

Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
+1 626-795-9311
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Best place on Colorado is Vroman's Bookstore

This is a very long street, commencing up by Orange Grove Boulevard and going east for many miles... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Santa Monica, California
Nice if you are in Pasadena

We drove a few times back and forth Colorado Blvd. I guess it is one of the main streets with shops... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
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The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rose parade” (21 reviews)
“old town” (25 reviews)
“long street” (4 reviews)
Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
+1 626-795-9311
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very long street, commencing up by Orange Grove Boulevard and going east for many miles. It is not a particularly beautiful street although it does pass through Old Pasadena. For me the main highlight is Vroman's Bookstore near Lake Avenue. This is...More

1  Thank vincemc
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We drove a few times back and forth Colorado Blvd. I guess it is one of the main streets with shops and restaurants. I was not impressed.

Thank laurapoint
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a great place for a day cation, Restaurants, shopping ( clothing - Antique shops ),bars, movie theater, book store

Thank YardSaleLdy
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you're looking for variety, the restaurants along Colorado Blvd. (especially along the Old Town corridor, between Pasadena Ave and Arroyo Parkway) have plenty to offer. Whatever food you desired, you can find it here within a few short blocks without driving all over the...More

Thank Sammy T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Awesome street to walk around in the evenings.. plenty of restaurants especially towards old town. Shops open late..

Thank weldonk2015
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you want to shop,stroll,or eat Colorado Blvd has many options for you to choose. Spend a couple hours with the family or friends enjoying a great California day.

Thank allnines1414
Reviewed 9 March 2017

From the historic part of Old Pasadena to the far outskirts of the city, Colorado Boulevard really is the artery of Pasadena. Beautiful turn of the century facades crown the high end shopping area of Old Pasadena. Designer boutiques high end chain stores and other...More

Thank Bernard V
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Colorado Boulevard has a lot of good bars and restaurants. It gets super crowded on the weekends, so if you don't have a reservation during the dinner service, you can expect a wait. It is a place that has a good nightlife.

Thank Oneusernm2many
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I live in Pasadena since 2014 but had never experienced the Rose Parade live. Absolutely impressive! Hundreds of thousands of people come from all over the country to enjoy the magnificent chariots displaying beautiful and creative arrangements of roses, highlighting the Icons of Southern California....More

Thank Luchoap
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I didn't realize the college is right on the street, until I drove on the Colorado Blvd several times on a biz trip. Clean and neat.

1  Thank Yi Y
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Peggy W
I am looking for a motel that has a balcony facing the parade route on Colorado blvd. I would like a room with a balcony so I can walk out my room to see the parade
3 January 2017|
Response from geotech522 | Reviewed this property |
For the first part of the parade route along Colorado Boulevard from Orange Grove Blvd. to east of Lake Avenue, I don't think there are any hotels along the prime areas of the parade route, let alone with balconies. The... More
Are there any nice hotels in this area? Would love to be able walk around the area and stay there, too/
21 August 2015|
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Response from MARGARET L | Reviewed this property |
The Hilton, an older hotel, is at the center of the city and convenient to the theater, Asian Museum and mall. The newer hotels at west Colorado are near the freeways, the Norton Simon Museum and Old Pasadena with trendy... More