This was a vacation for a short week over Memorial Day weekend. Location to other parts of LA convenient. The parking lot is very helpful and considered spacious. It would be better if there were some shades as LA is a very sunny place, but in no way is a deal breaker. Perhaps from the prior reviews, I had a higher expectation of breakfast, but the only hot food was really boiled eggs and self made waffles. (Toaster available for bread and bagels.) The reception was friendly and made sure the stay was to our satisfaction. I'd consider coming back if the rates were as reasonable. The old A/C system was kind of a bummer though - it most likely won't work for those who get easily waked. There's definitely a hum/fan noise once it's on.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The newly renovated Howard Johnson Pasadena proudly sports 60 guest rooms, 18 of which are suites that overlook Colorado Blvd, a perfect location to view the annual Rose Parade. Directly across from the Pasadena City College, we are a stone's throw away from Cal Tech campus and Huntington Library Botanical Garden, and less than two miles away from Old Town Pasadena, Civic Center Auditorium, a short drive away from the Rose Bowl, and Santa Anita Park race track. Enjoy the beauty of Pasadena through easily accessible dining, entertainment, and shopping districts. Check-in time - 2pm Check-out time - 11am Guests must be 18 years or older with a valid government I.D. and Credit Card to check-in. Hotel Amenities: Free WiFi internet access, Free Continental Breakfast, Free Parking, Elevator, Cable TV, Pool and Spa, Suites include sitting area with couch and coffee table, Walking proximity to various restaurants, lounges, and bars, Perfect location for visiting campuses or attending graduation, Conference room, Local Attractions: •Pasadena City College --PCC-- 0 Miles •California Institute of Technology --Cal Tech-- 0.1 Miles •Huntington Library Art Gallery and Botanical Gardens - 0.3 Miles •Old Town Pasadena - 1.5 Miles•Pasadena Civic Center Auditorium / Convention Center - 1.5 Miles •Rose Bowl - 2.5 Miles •Santa Anita Park Race track - 5 Miles •Dodgers Stadium - 8 Miles •Downtown Los Angeles - 10 Miles •Staples Center - 12 Miles •Universal Studios Hollywood - 16 Miles •Beverly Hills - 20 Miles •Santa Monica Pier - 25 Miles •LAX - 28 Miles •Disneyland - 36 Miles. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Howard Johnson Pasadena Hotel Pasadena
- Westway Hotel Pasadena
- Westway Inn Pasadena
- Westway Motel Pasadena