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Residence Inn Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town

21 West Walnut Street · Pasadena, California 91103 USA

Pasadena Local Attractions


Things to do in Pasadena

Make the all-new Residence Inn Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town your home base for extended leisure or business stays in Southern California. Reside just a short walk from Old Pasadena, a bustling 22-block entertainment district.

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A Smart Way to Stay

Offering the only extended-stay hotel accommodations in Pasadena, the new Residence Inn Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town features apartment-style suites with fully equipped kitchens and modern amenities.

  • Kick back and unwind in a studio, one- or two-bedroom suite.
  • Keep connected to friends, colleagues or social media channels with complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Fuel up for the day at our free daily breakfast buffet and 24-hour Market.
  • Meet travelers at The Residence Inn Mix™.
  • Let us do the grocery shopping for you with our complimentary service.
  • Bring along your four-legged friend and enjoy easy access to a local dog park.
  • Stay active at our 24-hour fitness center and outdoor pool.
  • Feel right at home when you make dinner on our barbeque grills.
  • Be productive before or after an event by utilizing the business center.
  • Gather with colleagues in our 850-square-foot meeting space.
  • Take advantage of our valet laundry service.
Guest Room Kitchen

Authentic Attractions

With something new to discover around every corner, Pasadena boasts beautiful architecture, well-managed museums and blooming gardens as well as popular shopping and dining districts. Explore the best of the local area and surrounding cities.

  • Old Pasadena   (0.3 miles): Stroll the pedestrian-friendly streets of Old Town, featuring boutique shops, outdoor cafes and art galleries.
  • Pasadena City Hall   (0.5 miles): Visit this iconic local landmark, a popular shooting location for filmmakers.
  • The Gamble House   (0.7 miles): This National Historic Landmark boasts exciting events and exhibits throughout the year.
  • USC Pacific Asia Museum   (0.7 miles): Re-opened in spring 2017, the USC PAM provides cultural awareness of the arts and culture of Asia through classes and exhibits.
  • Norton Simon Museum   (0.8 miles): See artwork that spans over 2,000 years as you explore the ins and outs of this museum's stunning collection.
  • Pasadena Museum of California Art   (0.8 miles): With a collection of historic and contemporary art, the PMCA is proud to present art that is unique to California.
  • The Pasadena Playhouse   (1.1 miles): Opened in 1917, this historic venue hosts a variety of breathtaking performances every year.
  • Wrigley Mansion   (1.3 miles): Take a tour of this storied landmark, which also serves as a premier space for weddings and events.
  • Rose Bowl Stadium   (1.5 miles): Known as "America's Stadium", the recently renovated Rose Bowl hosts college football games, concerts, the world's largest flea market and more.
  • Rose Bowl Aquatics Center   (1.5 miles): Home to year-round aquatics programming, this premier facility features endless fun and over 1.5 million gallons of filtered water.
  • Brookside Golf Courses   (1.8 miles): Book a tee time at one of two premier Pasadena golf courses near the Rose Bowl.
  • The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens   (3.4 miles): See rare works up close at this premier research and educational facility.
  • Descanso Gardens   (5.7 miles): Walk through beautiful botanical gardens and attend seasonal celebrations at this well-managed destination outside of Los Angeles.
Pasadena Art Center
Colorado Bridge
One Colorado at Old Pasadena

Shop ‘til You Drop

Start saving up for a shopping spree in Pasadena, one of the most popular things to do around our hotel.

  • Old Pasadena   (0.3 miles): From boutiques to national retailers at One Colorado   , this pedestrian-friendly shopping area can keep you busy all day long.
  • Paseo Colorado   (0.6 miles): Shop popular brands such as Tommy Bahama, Coach and BCBG and find new favorites at this open-air, downtown shopping center.
  • Pasadena Antique Center & Annex    (0.8 miles): Search through items from over 130 dealers selling furniture, jewelry, art and rare books.
  • Rose Bowl Flea Market   (1.5 miles): With over 2,500 vendors, the world-famous flea market is held the second Sunday of every month.
  • Pasadena City College Flea Market   (2.5 miles): Open the first Sunday of every month, this free event hosts 450 vendors offering antiques, records, collectibles and food.
Copa Vida Café

Treat Your Taste Buds

The birthplace of Julia Child, Pasadena has a rich history of culinary excellence. With hundreds of restaurants around the town - many within walking distance of our hotel - there is always something for foodies to enjoy. Some of the top-rated establishments we recommend include:

Local Colleges and Universities

Grow your knowledge as you visit friends and colleagues at the area's leading universities that span a variety of disciplines.

Rose Bowl

Booming Businesses

Located about 10 miles north of Downtown Los Angeles, our Pasadena hotel provides convenience to innovative businesses, making it the perfect home base for extended-stay corporate travelers who are visiting:

  • Avery Dennison
  • AT&T
  • BofA
  • Cerner
  • Cogent Systems
  • Dignity Health
  • Edison International
  • FEMA
  • Guidance Software
  • Idea Lab
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA Field Center
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Life Science Research Foundation
  • Tetra Tech
  • One West Bank
  • OpenX Technologies
  • Parsons Corporation
  • Wesco Financial

Convenient Care

Compassionate care is never far away in the valley. Check out these medical facilities near our Pasadena hotel:

  • City of Hope   (1.1 miles): Specializing in cancer care, City of Hope pairs compassionate service with state-of-the-art technologies.
  • Huntington Memorial Hospital   (1.1 miles): This top-rated hospital boasts the only level II trauma center in the San Gabriel Valley.
  • Kaiser Permanente   (4.1 miles): Take advantage of urgent care and pharmacy services at this nearby facility.

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It pays to book on for your stay at Residence Inn Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town. The longer you stay, the more you save. There are no resort fees, plus you get 25% off on our Marriott rooms if you find a better deal anywhere else. We'll match it and save you even more.

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Great for extended-stay travelers, our hotel is offering a Thrive On Long Stays Package, which can be booked using promotional code ES7.

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