Pasadena Hotels

by KJ Henderson
Travelers often visit Pasadena to attend the Rose Bowl fireworks display.

Travelers often visit Pasadena to attend the Rose Bowl fireworks display.

Fireworks Rose Bowl Stadium Pasadena July4th image by Tinu from

Pasadena is a vibrant community that boasts hotels that meet a wide range of preferences. Upscale resorts stand only minutes away from discount motor lodges. Whether attending the Rose Bowl, sightseeing in historic Old Town or seeking a relaxing weekend getaway, accommodations can be found to meet all price points.

Hilton Pasadena

The Hilton Pasadena is a 296-room hotel that offers both standard and deluxe rooms with balconies and views of the San Gabriel Mountains. Guests of the hotel have access to a fitness center with pool, valet service and Crabtree & Evelyn bath products. The full-service business center is equipped with a variety of services needed during corporate travel, including secretarial service, video conferencing and meeting rooms. In addition to room service, hungry guests may dine in the hotel at Trevos Restaurant. The upscale casual dining room offers serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and maintains an extensive wine list.

The Langham

The Langham Huntington is a historic hotel that includes 380 guest rooms, suites and cottages, situated on 23 acres of greenery overlooking the suburbs of San Marino. In addition to a full-service spa and fitness center, the hotel boasts two restaurants and two lounges. The Royce, opened November 2010, offers formal cuisine, while the Terrace allows guests to enjoy their casual meals overlooking a mural of California attractions painted by Frank M. Moore. Traditional and chocolate tea service may be taken in the Lobby Lounge, and the 1930s-inspired Tap Room offers classic cocktails.

Saga Motor Hotel

Located in the center of Pasadena, the Saga Motor Hotel is a pet-friendly establishment offering affordable, no-frills accommodations. Guests are presented continental breakfast, weekday newspaper delivery and wireless Internet access at no additional charge. The property also boasts a heated pool that is open all year long. Although the Saga Motel Hotel does not have on-site dining facilities, it does maintain a meeting room and library that can accommodate up to 35 people for meetings and other events. In addition, audio-visual equipment is available for rent.

The Westin Pasadena

Situated in the heart of downtown Pasadena, The Westin Pasadena claims to be the only AAA four-diamond hotel in the city. The pet-friendly establishment offers amenities such as a 24-hour full-service business center, heated outdoor pool and complimentary shuttle service to the surrounding area. Meals can be taken at Ventanas Restaurant and Bar, which serves casual California cuisine. While the Living Room Lobby and Bar offers cocktails and light snacks, the Store serves pastries and other desserts. The property also boasts an on-site Disney store.

About the Author

KJ Henderson has more than a decade of HR and talent acquisition experience. He has held roles at a Fortune 100 investment bank, a media conglomerate and at one of NYC's largest executive staffing firms. He currently heads recruitment sourcing at a major movie studio. He read literature at Oxford.

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