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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...more
1 W Colorado Blvd, Bounded by Pasadena, Arroyo Pkwy., Del Mar, and Walnut, Pasadena, CA 91105-1922
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All reviews lots of restaurants unique shops the cheesecake factory window shopping crate and barrel great place to walk great area mi piace shopping and dining great shopping pottery barn few blocks great architecture within walking distance walk around movie theaters lots of fun
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Classic streets with lots of shops and things to see. Tons of Restuarant choices of all prices and styles. Part of old Route 66. If you like to walk, browse , and shop then it’s for you. Plenty of parking options.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LPMs2cents
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Park your car and wander the streets. Lots to look at, lots to taste. Local places and chains. Close to the rose bowl.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tamara T
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Even a couple of tea shops. Really not that large of an area. Did find parking on the street.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 249EricY
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

A locked part of Pasadena to walk and visit schools and look at the old buildings, of which many are influenced by Spanish architecture and design.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CossyWombat
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

This is my first time with an extended stay in old Pasadena. I recalled how dilapidated it it was in the 1970s. This is a new renaissance which I had heard about but the first time I’ve experienced it. A wide ethnic diversion of food...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

Shopping, trendy restaurants, cool paths to walk in, open courtyards, people watching....in California, there isn’t much “old” so this is a good diversion from LA highways.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Irongate69
Reviewed 11 November 2018

As we were staying close to Pasadena on our trip to LA, we visited the Old Town for a couple of hours. We had a walk around the Old Town which was pleasant, and the area around the City Hall is particularly impressive. Plenty of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mcglassa
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We trained from downtown LA to Pasadena Old Town on the advice of a taxi driver. He told us get off the train and it's right in front of you. We asked directions and were guided to the main street. It was just a clone...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Reuben M
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We loved Old Pasadena! We went back multiple times, both for shopping and to try different eateries during our trip to LA. Parking: if you park in the parking building just off the main road you first 90mins are free, then it’s $2 for each...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank S7907ZWkatieb
Reviewed 8 October 2018

jan and dean said it best, always enjoy this part of town, old style feel and atmosphere abound and its free!

Date of experience: October 2018
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7 January 2017|
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Response from William A | Reviewed this property |
First time to L.A.? Two kids? Anaheim, no question. Disneyland Park, Disney's California Adventure & Downtown Disney are right there as well as the Christ Cathedral (historical significance). Lots of restaurants & Hotels. I... More
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.