A Bit About PasadenaPasadena is just north of downtown Los Angeles, at the northern terminus of Hwy 110. I-210 passes through it from east to west. Other towns around Pasadena include Altadena, Glendate, South Pasadena and La Canada Flintridge. Some online reservation services will include all of them when you search for Pasadena hotels, but at others, you may have to search by the individual town names.
You'll need more than just a place to sleep while you're in Pasadena. Take a look at things to do in Pasadena for a weekend getaway.
Finding a Hotel in PasadenaFind your Pasadena lodging like a pro. Use the same process we use to choose our recommended hotels. However, you'll need to know a few things about Pasadena hotels first:
- Most Pasadena lodging clusters along Colorado Blvd and in downtown.
- When comparing prices, remember that Pasadena hotel tax is 15% - and be sure to add parking fees into your total cost.
Pasadena Hotels We RecommendWe haven't visited all the hotels in Pasadena, but we think the Langham Huntington is one of the nicest hotels we've stayed in.
Pasadena Hotels along the Rose Bowl Parade RouteHotels along the Rose Bowl Parade route are mid-level to budget accommodations most of the year. Unfortunately, rates skyrocket for the Rose Bowl Parade and you may need to make reservations a year or more in advance.
The Best Western Colorado Inn (2156 E. Colorado) and Westway Inn Pasadena (1599 E. Colorado) have some rooms that face Colorado Blvd. where you could watch the Rose Bowl Parade from your window. Other hotels along the route include:
- Comfort Inn, 2462 E. Colorado
- Pasadena Travelodge, 2131 E. Colorado
- Saga Motor Hotel, 1663 E. Colorado
- Vagabond Inn, 1203 E. Colorado