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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 6 days ago

I live in Pasadena and Old Town is full of life no matter what time of day! There is always some kind of activity that draws a crowd. A variety of shops, eateries, movie theaters etc. It is so close to many venues such as...More

Thank ValentineRosie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many restaurants to choose from which was great. There was so many clothing stores and theaters to choose from also. I was like a kid in a candy store.

Thank Yolanda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Town Pasadena is such a popular place because of the variety of shopping and dining venues, the occasional free music, and, in the summer, free outdoor movies. You can shop or lunch/dine at a huge variety of venues from inexpensive to the VERY PRICEY....More

Thank lyndao494
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rich in history, loaded with contemporary stores and restaurants, can spend days here and never eat or shop at the same store twice

Thank fcrane35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very vibrant part of Pasadena. Natives call it old town. I go nearly every day as it is my neighborhood. I love living near so may great restaurants, shops, theaters etc.

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The site of Old Pasadena is an interesting spot to spend some time while you are in the city. It offers a taste of what "Old Pasadena" was like and has great shops and places for fine food.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old town Pasadena is a great place to walk around. There is plenty of shopping and places to eat or just stroll around and look. Lots of Pasadena charm. Easy to walk to from most of the downtown hotels. Parking is a bit expensive, so,...More

Thank marilyn_baker76
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Fell in love with Pasadena the first time we visited and love to return when in CA. The city is so quaint & different to many cities in the US. Lots of character and stunning buildings. You do feel like you're walking around in a...More

Thank McAnnie1
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Finally got to see the Rose Bowl in person. It is located on beautiful grounds and able to accommodate huge crowds without feeling claustrophobic. Access was easy, and taking the free shuttle from Old Town was easy and fast. The stadium itself is old and...More

Thank beenthereDallas
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Really great shopping and tons of places to stop for dining . There are gelato and Ice cream shops, ramen, bakeries and a Multitude of shopping from name brands to vintage boutiques .

Thank miatennis
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7 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
30 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.
8 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.