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Ojai, California
Reviewed 6 November 2012

My husband and I booked this hotel for our wedding night because it was fairly close the Pasadena venue where we had the ceremony. Let's break this down: The good stuff: Lovely place and lovely grounds, it's a bit tricky to find, being tucked on a hillside off of the road. But the building itself is fantastic!!! The decor was...

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jcbexleyoh
Reviewed 18 October 2012

My husband and I spent a week here. The steep, driveway approach announces you are somewhere secret, special. We loved being removed from the bustle of the world below. And once you open that big old front door and enter the house, you feel like you have somehow acquired your own magnificent, historic Pasadena home. Guests have free reign to...

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pasadena, ca
Reviewed 1 October 2012

We have stayed in a lot of B&B's over the years and the AV Inn sits near the top. The owner, Pat, has restored this property beautifully. So many B&B are a hodgepodge of poorly executed "remodels" and piecemeal interior/exterior "improvements", leaving the guests wondering why they left their decent homes only to pay money to stay in a place...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We arrived at 5 pm after a stressful trip in rush hour freeway traffic and were greeted in the living room of this beautiful, quintisential California craftsman home with wine and cheese. A lovely welcome! Our room was spacious and nicely furnished, with beautiful views of the grounds and nearby mountains. Breakfast with fresh fruit and yummies like huevos ranchero...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 4 September 2012

During a family crisis, I stayed there pretty frequently--had a number of rooms, etc. Not is the architecture beautiful, a nice combination craftsmen an modern, with lovely colors, furnishings, but the key point: the rooms are extremely comfortable, many with a view of the mountains and valleys, the hospitality superb, it is also peaceful and QUIET. Not once did I...

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Glendale, California
Reviewed 31 July 2012

I found myself without a place to stay for several nights while the management company was doing work on my tiny Glendale apartment. After imposing on good friends in Pasadena and a terrible night in a large chain hotel in Monrovia which turned out to be right off the freeway, my nerves were pulled as tight as Joan River’s cheekbones....

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Bloomfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Arroyo Vista Inn is a lovely B & B. If you are goingto the Pasadena area I highly recommend you stay here. It is so nice I would go to Pasadena just to stay there. It is beautiful, comfortable and relaxing. Vicki in Bloomfield, CT

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Reviewed 3 June 2012

This is a charming yet elegant bed and breakfast with beautiful views of the San Gabriel Valley. This place is quiet, serene and peaceful and feels like a wonderful escape and yet you feel catered to as well. From the wonderful oatmeal chocokate chip cookies with cheese and crackers and drinks in the early evening when we arrived to the...

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Alexandria, VA
Reviewed 20 May 2012

This is a truly extraordinary B&B. It’s especially comfortable. It’s beautiful (inside and out). It’s elegant. It's spacious. It’s well run. It’s delicious (at breakfast). The quality is of a high caliber from the linens to the air conditioning. The Arroyo Vista Inn and it's very nice and enlightened owner offer the comforts of home in a way that the...

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Berkeley, California, United States
Reviewed 4 May 2012

I recently enjoyed a long-term stay at the AVI while on business in Los Angeles. Pat and her staff were exceptionally accommodating. Coming through the front door into the large and welcoming parlor at the end of a busy day really feels like "coming home". I found the commute into downtown Los Angeles an easy 20 minutes, and really appreciated...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $212 - $426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Arroyo Vista Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“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
“Look for a room with a view of the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles 212bruceg, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is a nice room with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Goethedistanz, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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