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its always an interesting fun trip

Colorado blvd, made famous by Jan and Dean, always brings a smile to my face, places come and go... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Douglas William M
Burbank, California
Much to see and do here in this part of Pasadena

You probably could spend a whole week walking up and down this street. So many attractions (e.g... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Hudson, Ohio
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The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.
Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
+1 626-795-9311
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 October 2013

It runs through Old Town Pasadena and you can find everything you want. There are many bars, restaurants (from several countries: Indian, Asian, Japanese, Mexican, American, Hawaian, Italian, etc); you can find several cupcake shops (Violet's, Dots, ConfeXion), fro-yo (21 Choices, Pinkberry, Jamba Juice, Mrs....More

5  Thank atepais
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Colorado Boulevard is a commercial street that runs many miles through several cites. The part that runs through Pasadena is known for being the venue of the Rose Parade, but other events are staged throughout the year. For information, a visitor can pick up a...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Colorado blvd, made famous by Jan and Dean, always brings a smile to my face, places come and go but still a place to be seen

1  Thank Douglas William M
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

#1– It is part of old Route 66 that starts in downtown Chicago #2-It is the main route for the Rose Bowl parade All the rest of the year it is a heavily traversed street filled with retailers in an old money wealthy town Nothing...More

2  Thank jfadds
Reviewed 3 September 2018

You probably could spend a whole week walking up and down this street. So many attractions (e.g.: cafes, restaurants, shops, stores, taverns, hotels). Some of the architecture is quite interesting to view. Be sure to put this venue on your short list of places to...More

1  Thank Disco_Man57
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Not just known for the annual Rose Parade, this boulevard has much to see and do. If you are new to the area, I suggest a long drive up and down Colorado with a note pad to log points of interest. A walking tour of...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Colorado Blvd & ‘Old Pasadena’ ...nothing bur a busy street and a crowded downtown full if pricey shops. I actually live on Colorado Blvd, a few blocks East of the ‘old’ Pasadena area. The shops come & go—-I suspect the rents are high. There are...More

1  Thank mlwFortLee_Nj
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Stroll up the Blvd. for blocks and blocks noting the architecture and all the shops along the way. A pleasant way to spend a day.

1  Thank 1dudley
Reviewed 26 May 2018

It has been decades since I cruised this famous street through Pasadena. I found it nice but not as scenic nor special as I had remembered from the 70's. Maybe it was the cold (60's) midday grey weather in mid May (inland June Gloom?) or...More

2  Thank Robert A
Reviewed 23 May 2018

I walked this stretch yesterday from Allen to the Arroyo, and the tone switches from classy to dodgy and anything in-between from block to block. Nothing special but for New Year's Day.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 22 May 2018

On this beautiful historic street of Route 66 you will find an ample variety of restaurants and shopping outlets.

Thank babalubj
Reviewed 17 May 2018

great street to stroll for restaurants cafes boutiques and even a Bentley!Great yogurt at 21 flavors and tere are lovely clothing and home shops

Thank LaCanadagirl
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Sheryl B
4 August 2018|
Response from HeatherColoradogirl | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, sorry did see any one riding when I walking around, but check the city page? Hope that helps.
Peggy W
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
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