We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast

Traveller (100)
Room & Suite (30)
Dining (19)
201 Orange Grove Ave SW Corner Orange Grove Ave and Columbia Street With Front Driveway Entrance Access From Columbia Street, South Pasadena, CA 91030-1613 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
25 Nov26 Nov
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 4 partner sites to see rooms from US$169.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all South Pasadena hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "e9ee432c970542f2b69cf8093595311a", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":111743,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[58131387],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":25,"month":11,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":26,"month":11,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":169,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"e9ee432c970542f2b69cf8093595311a","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":169,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":169,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImU5ZWU0MzJjOTcwNTQyZjJiNjljZjgwOTM1OTUzMTFhIiwiQUlLIjoiYTA3YWE0OTlhNjMyNGZmYTkzZjBlOTYwYWEwMzE5OTIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "25/11/2018", "checkOut": "26/11/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$169", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"58131387":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget"}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget"}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (171)
Filter reviews
166 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews rose room classic victorian highly recommend this b b sound machine breakfast table morning glory room a king size bed english holiday sitting room no elevator continental breakfast pasadena grove einstein armchairs comfort fixtures
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 166 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

The house is well located and closed to the main downtown area and the Huntington Library and Garden. The house was very clean and we were greeted by the owner of the house and shown different areas where we can relax and stay. We only...More

Thank Companion775218
Response from Janet H, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & BreakfastResponded 5 days ago

Thank you! The house was built in 1887 and is a historic property. We agree that some of the charm is that some of the features are the original fixtures in a lot of the bathrooms. For your next stay and for any guests reading...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018

I was just at the Bissell House for a quick overnight stay before attending a conference. It had been recommended to me by a friend. Keep in mind this is a bed and breakfast, and for me reminiscent of those I have stayed in Europe....More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Wow - this was such a great experience. The place is owned by the founders of Bissell Vacuums. House was built in the 1880 and is very quaint. Has a pool with a great are to sunbathe. The surrounding grounds are so peaceful. Albert Einstein...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 17 August 2018

A warm and welcoming greeting from Juli. she provided full information that we needed. great place and location. we stayed in two rooms it was nice cozy. breakfast was delicious . loved it and looking forward to stay with her again.

Thank khwlah-93
Response from BissellHouseInn, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & BreakfastResponded 18 August 2018

Thank you! Please come again next time you’re in the area!

Reviewed 25 July 2018

I am really surprised at all the negative reviews here, because it was totally the opposite for us. So much to talk about....where to begin?........ The setting is gorgeous with lots of vegetation and trees. We heard lots of parrots calling each other and loving...More

Thank iliketowrite
Response from Janet H, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & BreakfastResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you!!! We are grateful for the time you took to post this lovely review. Especially, given the contrast to the recent negative reviews you refer to, one of which the reviewer wrote us a separate letter privately, seeking compensation in exchange for removal of...More

View more reviews
Welcome to The Bissell House Bed and Breakfast, a uniquely charming, three story shingle Victorian, with craftsman style influence. Step back in time and experience a piece of Pasadena's heritage in a home More that was built in 1887 and is elegantly situated in an upscale residential neighborhood located in beautiful, historic South Pasadena, California. Discover small town America a short half mile walk to Mission Street with it's many and varied eateries, metro station, bookstores, antique shops, wineries, art galleries, yoga studios and historic library. We are located approximately 1.5 Miles from the heart of historic "Old Town" Pasadena dining, shopping district and convention center and only six metro stops from Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. The Norton Simon Museum, Fenyes Mansion Estate, Wrigley Tournament House, Greene and Greene Gamble House and Rose Bowl Stadium all either line or can be accessed off Orange Grove Boulevard within one to two miles north of us. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Golf course
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$165 - US$314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > California > South Pasadena
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$165 - US$314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > California > South Pasadena
Traveller (100)
Room & Suite (30)
Dining (19)
Pool & Beach (8)
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
GreenTree Pasadena Inn
452 reviews
1.23 miles away
The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
2,093 reviews
1.45 miles away
Sheraton Pasadena
883 reviews
1.56 miles away
Hilton Pasadena
158 reviews
1.65 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 84 nearby restaurants
Mike & Anne's Restaurant
125 reviews
.56 miles away
93 reviews
.55 miles away
Heirloom Bakery
50 reviews
.54 miles away
Aro Latin
29 reviews
.57 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 11 nearby attractions
Happy Feet Massage
11 reviews
.89 miles away
See's Candies
9 reviews
.54 miles away
Arlington Garden in Pasadena
79 reviews
.37 miles away
Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden
21 reviews
.32 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Larger Rooms are nice- we did the garden room."
2 Oct 2018
Read review
"The Garden room is well named....great bed, great furnishings, great bathroom - very tranquil at a lot of..."
19 Jul 2018
Read review
"Wouldn’t bother frankly"
21 May 2018
Read review
"Not at all. Famous hotel would be better than Bissell house"
17 May 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing