Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel

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#11 of 27 hotels in Pasadena
3.9 of 5 bubbles
Location
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Cleanliness
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.1 of 5 bubbles
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Pasadena Hotel Near the Rose Bowl Stadium

Situated just outside of Los Angeles, our hotel's accommodations offer the quality services and amenities you prefer. Located off I-210 and less than 4 miles from downtown Pasadena, you are only minutes from celebrated annual events like the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl football game. The Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Pasadena - Colorado Boulevard hotel is ideal for all your favorite Pasadena, California activities.

Our hotel's Colorado Boulevard location puts you just minutes from Pasadena's best attractions. Take in cultural highlights with a visit to the Norton Simon Museum, Kidspace Children's Museum, or the Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. In town to see the UCLA Bruins play football? We are only 6 miles from the Rose Bowl Stadium.

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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Paid private parking on-site
Car park
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Breakfast available
Vending machine
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Telephone
Iron
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Mountain view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
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2.5 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Quiet
Modern
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese
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Location

3500 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91107
Getting there
Somewhat walkable
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Expedition557456 wrote a review Jun 2023
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Hotel's Favourite
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This hotel is great! Arthur was very helpful and quick to check me in and very positive. Love the gym and pool. I like the room layout with a living room and bedroom on the top floor. Nice and quiet.
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Date of stay: June 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Top floor is best
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Response from Gabriela Cervantes, Guest Services / Front Office at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel
Responded 29 Jun 2023
Hello Expedition557456, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It's always great to see team members like Arthur being recognized for their professionalism and positive attitude. We look forward to seeing you back at our hotel on your next visit to the Pasadena Area.
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Bob H wrote a review Apr 2021
Orange, California189 contributions92 helpful votes
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
The hotel is on a busy street, but not so busy that getting in and out is a major challenge. It is a few miles east of the city center and old town. It has the basic amenities one expects at a Holiday Inn Express. There is an open parking lot outside, and a multi level garage if the lot is full (it wasn't during my stay). Due to COVID restrictions, the breakfast buffet area is closed to guests. Guests fill out an order form and hand it to the person working there, who gathers the items in a to go bag to take back to the room. Scrambled eggs and bacon/sausage (served on alternate days) came in individual serving size foil wrappers. Other options include cereal, yogurt, muffins, and various fruit juices. There is an outdoor pool and hot tub. Currently, the sign says "by appointment only." The room was quite large, with a desk, sofa, television and coffee table right inside the front door, and another television and chair in the bedroom area. The areas are separated by a short corridor but not a door. The hotel appears clean and well maintained, and the staff is friendly and efficient. It was about a 15 minute drive to the Rose Bowl Stadium, and about 30 minutes to Universal Studios. There are several shopping centers in the area, including grocery stores, and some nice restaurants. There is an included refrigerator and separate sink where the coffee maker sits.
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Date of stay: March 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Annie Hsu, Owner at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel
Responded 25 May 2021
Dear B0bTraveler, Thank you so much for taking the time to review and provide details of our hotel. We are rolling out new and improved safety measures with indoor dining coming back to Los Angeles County. We look forward to accommodate you again in the future and receive your feedback regarding the changes. Thank you again for staying with Holiday Inn Express Pasadena!
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peeboh wrote a review Jun 2022
Fairfield, California27 contributions22 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed here for a night, sort of a layover driving back from Anaheim back to the Bay Area. Decent free breakfast buffet. Coffee was weak though. It was like getting coffee from the gas stations. We also had to pay $10 for parking. The TV inside the rooms were small and dark. I believe this is an item they need to consider replacing. Kids had fun at the pool, clean and surprisingly, the temperature of the water was very nice. The spa was good too. The other thing we liked was the shampoo, conditioner and shower gel provided in the bathrooms. Conveniently placed in bottles with a pump by the showers. The fixture for the shower though, it was hard to tell which way to turn for hot or cold. Overall, we enjoyed our stay and thought this was a very good value.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Response from Santiago Garcia, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel
Responded 20 Apr 2023
Hi peeboh, I appreciate your feedback and thank you for choosing us during your trip.
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Phyllis R wrote a review Mar 2023
Durant, Oklahoma182 contributions62 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfect Inn

This Holiday Inn is beyond a traveler's need for an economical, clean, and friendly hotel. We typically stay in Holiday Inns, but this staff is always on task. Everyone is diligently working! This location is well suited to sightsee the many opportunities in Pasadena. Many fine restaurants are available nearby.
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Date of stay: March 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Santiago Garcia, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel
Responded 20 Apr 2023
Hi 510phyllisr, I'm happy to see my team met your expectations and I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel on your next visit to Pasadena and the Los Angeles Area. Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel.
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Dustin T wrote a review Aug 2023
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
First entering Damian and Arthur has been very accommodating and pleasant. They have been informative and caring throughout our week’s stay. The hotel also has a pool and guest laundry and the guest laundry cost us around 4 dollars for the washing machine and dryer, and another 3 dollars for the detergent and dryer sheets for a total of 14 dollars.

Housekeeping is also very nice and really help our place keep clean.
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Date of stay: August 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Santiago Garcia, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel
Responded 9 Aug 2023
Hi Dustin T., I'm so happy to see my team members Damian and Arthur are making the difference during your week long stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, thank you for choosing our hotel in Pasadena, CA as your home away from home and we look forward to your next visit.
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Gary76 wrote a review Nov 2023
2 contributions1 helpful vote
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Old - dirty - rundown. Room has moldy damp musky smell, AC unit broken, the carpet felt disgusting, tacky, sticky on bare feet. We kept our shoes on the entire time the room smelled like smoke. In the breakfast area be prepared to feel like you are fighting with others for a simple plate of disgusting food. I will pay twice the money next time. We will never stay here again. Parking was a joke if you don't have compact car. They charge 10.00 daily for parking absolutely ridiculous.
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Date of stay: October 2023
1.0 of 5 bubblesValue
1.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
1.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Moldy room disgusting stay
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Response from Santiago Garcia, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel
Responded 13 Nov 2023
Hi Gary76, I'm disappointed to see that our hotel didn't meet your expectations and I assure you this is not the norm. When issues arise and are reported to us we always want to make it right, we would love the opportunity to change your mind and make things right for future stays. Please feel free to reach out to me directly at the hotel number to discuss. Thank you.
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Cew00 wrote a review Jul 2023
Beirut, Lebanon291 contributions204 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This is one of the very few times that I write a review before checkout. The reason is obvious: the staff.
Outstanding service at check-in by David, followed by instantaneous and efficient help by Lili and Dana made us feel welcome as soon as we arrived. Next is the location, initially thought to be remote, it turned out to be quite central and walking distance from a metro station and a few dining and shopping options. In terms of amenities, it is exactly what you expect, no hidden surprises. Decent rooms, very clean (especially for old bath tubs like these) and a decent pool and great parking space. Looking forward to the next 5 days but it seems really promising!
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Date of stay: July 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Santiago Garcia, Owner at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel
Responded 19 Jul 2023
Thank you, Cew00 for sharing your amazing arrival experience at our hotel! I'm so happy to see so many of our team members have made such a positive impact on your stay. I will personally thank David, Lili and Dana for their efforts to make your stay a great one! We look forward to having you over the next few days and hope to keep meeting or exceeding your expectations.
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Keith L wrote a review May 2024
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Convenient location near freeway and close enough to my destination in South Pasadena that I was able to use alternate routes during rush hour. The room was clean and breakfast was great! Pricilia was friendly and helpful at check in! Thanks!
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Santiago Garcia, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel
Responded 5 weeks ago
Hi Keith , Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and I am so happy to read your review mentioning one of our service stars Priscila. I agree our easy freeway location and access to major roads helps beat out local traffic to get in and rounds the area, once again thank you and we hope to see you back on your next trip to the Pasadena Area.
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Ray G wrote a review Jul 2023
Fresno, California2 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Damian up service he went above beyond to make my room right to switch me to another room but unfortune the hotel was sold out my room had a carpet issue from the ac leaking so he did tell management still awaiting a refund to price line and deposit credit back which hasn't happen yet. Which my card company stated they haven't release it still stuck. stayed 05/17-/05/18 Ray 559
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Date of stay: July 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Santiago Garcia, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel
Responded 31 Jul 2023
Hi Ray G, Thank you for taking the time to rate your stay at our hotel. I apologize for the inconvenience you experienced at our hotel, in the meantime I assure you I'll be looking into this, if you have any additional questions I'd be more than happy to assist you further, my email is gm@hiepasadenaca.com.
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John B wrote a review May 2024
20 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Overall quite good. I would have appreciated knowing about the $10 parking fee in advance. Not much in way of eating places w/in walking distance - one sushi place. Breakfast hours start at 6:30 - too late for many of us with appointments to make via LA traffic. Fitness room needs an upright bike.
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Date of stay: April 2024
3.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
3.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
4.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Santiago Garcia, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pasadena - Los Angeles, an IHG Hotel
Responded 1 May 2024
Hi John B, Thank you so much for the feedback. I apologize for the missed opportunity to try our breakfast, for future stays we do offer our breakfast on the go option which includes cold cereal, milk, pastry, yogurt and fresh fruit. I will go over with our team about properly communicating our parking fee as well and review our fitness equipment improvements for our upcoming remodel. My team and I hope to see you again on your next visit to the Pasadena Area.
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Ronnie M asked a question Mar 2019
San Antonio, Texas
How far is it from the rose bowl ?
Answer from Holiday Inn E
It is about 15 minutes without traffic and 25 minutes with traffic.
Answer from HIPasadena
Pasadena, California
Hi Curlysue186, our hotel will soon have a two bed room suite with Formula Blue concept. There will be a total of 3 Queen Beds plus a sofa bed in the living room. They are completely separated and we are expecting them to be completed in the first week of March.
Answer from HIPasadena
Pasadena, California
Dear Tim A, Our public health permits are posted by the wall next to Front Desk. Should you have any question or concern, please do not hesitate to call or email us.
spongberg asked a question Jan 2017
Long Beach, California
Is it in walking distance to the rose parade ?
Answer from HIPasadena
Pasadena, California
We are located two blocks from where the Rose Parade ends but there is a light rail that you can take to any part of the route within walking distance.
mamakinrocks asked a question Dec 2016
PA186 contributions88 helpful votes
How far from old town?
Answer from David T
Auckland, New Zealand948 contributions107 helpful votes
You would certanly need a car rather than public transport and its not walkable at all but that and the main shopping areas are not too far away.
Shocks o wrote a tip Feb 2024
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"No it was perfect."
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Gary76 wrote a tip Nov 2023
2 contributions1 helpful vote
1.0 of 5 bubbles
"Moldy room disgusting stay"
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Wanderer38705643834 wrote a tip Oct 2023
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Good place to stay at reasonable rates"
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Tetsu H wrote a tip Oct 2023
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Be careful for traffic jam to the airport."
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Milocat007 wrote a tip Oct 2023
Santa Cruz, California328 contributions220 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"If there are rooms away from the freeway, ask for one."
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HK$1,133 - HK$1,445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Nearby attractions include A Noise Within Theatre (0.5 km), Target Store Pasadena-East (0.6 km), and Nordstrom Rack (0.9 km).
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Conveniently located restaurants include President Thai Restaurant, The Original Tops, and Pasadena Sandwich Company.
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Many travellers enjoy visiting The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens (3.7 km), Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden (2.3 km), and Eaton Canyon Natural Area (3.9 km).
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