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San Clemente
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This B&B is situated on a hillside with lovely views of South Pasadena. Parking is available right in front of the inn, making for easy access and transport of luggage. Prior to arrival, we were emailed a code to enter the inn and had no difficulty using it to gain access inside. As we were signing in, a young man...

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arroyovistainn335, Owner at Arroyo Vista Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write the review. We always appreciate feedback. Sorry that Michael our afternoon attendant didn't give you an appropriate greeting. He is my special needs son who helps us out at the Inn. He has auditory processing issues and sometimes doesn't respond to normal social queuing. We are working with him on this. We think...

Monument, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This B &B was a great find thanks to a local friend. I enjoyed the amenities, cleanliness, quality food and drinks and friendliness of the staff and fellow guests. I found the technology (internet and TV) to be robust and fast. Also, the free close in parking was a big plus!

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Philadelphia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Arroyo Vista Inn is a lovely property; really an Arts & Crafts style Inn with perhaps 10-12 rooms. The Inn is set nicely on a hillside with lovely views, the rooms are clean and comfortable and the common areas are pleasant. Good marks for that, and for the beautiful family. However, the less good stuff: a) Bathrooms were not...

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Batroun, Lebanon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

-heating fan noise on / off all night. -Carpet, old wood varnish and kitchen smells. A good clean up and ventilation can help. -breakfast; scrambled eggs and toast, that's it ! -body wash soap empty and was not replaced.

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Oceanside, California
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We were so pleased at the B&B, the home is incredible, the first floor has a rather large and spacious sitting area with couches, chairs and game tables. When you arrive there are fresh cookies, cheese and crackers, wine, soft drinks, coffee and tea. The area was just so comfortable to just sit and chat. Our room, #1, was also...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Arroyo Vista Inn is a delightful place that combines the warmth of a B&B with the amenities and style of a boutique hotel. Getting there is easy, with a door code to facilitate late arrivals, and while the neighborhood isn't exactly bustling, there's a coffee shop nearby and the metro train to Pasadena is a pleasant 10 minute walk away....

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

I had no idea I had booked myself in such a charming place when I got this booking through expedia. The building and setting are lovely, with wonderful verandas and patios that I used frequently. The breakfast is very good. Best of all, the other guests were all a delight to meet and talk to at breakfast. Most of the...

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a charming B&B literally nestled into the Arroyo hillside of one of LA's most charming suburban neighborhoods. The Craftsman-style home is beautifully appointed and very comfortable; staff very pleasant and lots of beautiful, sweeping vistas from the guest rooms. It's off of a relatively busy local street, but - one narrow, winding and rather steep driveway later -...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our family stayed here in September and had a very peaceful and wonderful stay. Both rooms we had were all very well-kept and climate-controlled which was terrific during a heat wave in the Los Angeles area. We slept very comfortably and soundly. The Inn is set up on a hill on a nice patch of land away from the street...

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CA
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The great: The Arroyo Vista is a lovely place. We found it to be clean, the room (the Oak Terrace), is spacious, has a nice big tub, and has great views and 2 balconies you can use/share. The front porch seating area is lovely too. The location makes it a good place to stay if you are going to be...

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arroyovistainn335, General Manager at Arroyo Vista Inn, responded to this review

Knansea, Thank you for staying with us and your kind review. We fully appreciate it. The Oak Terrace is one of our favorite rooms and has a great balcony. But you are right that it might have some noise from the train and the road. We have some rooms on the other side the house that are as exposed to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An elegant 1910 Craftsman home completely restored with all modern amenities perched on top of a hill on a 2-acre property. Many of the rooms have fabulous views of the city and the mountains. Several rooms have porches or balconies. Several have state of the art spa tubs. All the rooms have luxurious linens and window treatments. The rooms are furnished with a simple yet sophisticated combination of antiques and contemporary furniture. The Inn is centrally located 15 minutes from Downtown Los Angeles and 5 minutes from Pasadena. Vacation travelers will enjoy the fact that we are within one hour's drive of many Southern California attractions - Disneyland, Universal Studios, Getty Center, Huntington Library, Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach, Norton Simon Museum, Regan Library, Old Town Pasadena, Hollywood, Beverly Hills and the South Coast Plaza (shopping). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arroyo Vista Inn

Address: 335 Monterey Rd, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3524
Region: United States > California > South Pasadena
Price Range: $199 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Arroyo Vista Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“ask for a room with a real shower, not a handheld.”
 of 5 bubbles rundeep, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we had room#7 on the top floor, heating fan noise was bad”
 of 5 bubbles 616assaadh, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street have great views, but more street noise.”
  • One of several views from our room. The balcony is a nice place to sit and read.
 of 5 bubbles Knansea, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Every room is unique! The north side has better views.”
 of 5 bubbles Burgundy9, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They really all seemed wonderful”
 of 5 bubbles teresat994, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
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