BathroomQueen-size bed in the bedroom
Cozy, Comfortable Pasadena Flat

Entire home/apt

6 guests

1 bedroom

3 beds
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This cozy apartment is centrally located near Old Pasadena, the Rose Bowl & Cal Tech. Take Metro Gold Line train to Santa Monica, Downtown LA, USC, Long Beach & Hollywood! Trader Joe's & Whole Foods are next door. Chill & safe area. Free parking & WiFi. No partying allowed.

The space

The location is fantastic. If you're working at one of the movie studios, it's a quick drive. Neighbors are very respectful and quiet. Plenty of street parking. Free, covered parking space in carport.

Located in Pasadena--the home of the Rose Bowl and Rose Parade--there is never a lack of things to do.

The Pasadena Convention Center is 2 blocks away. Also, you are just a few blocks away from Old Pasadena and Paseo Colorado where you can find delectable restaurants, cool bars, and all-day shopping.

The neighborhood is safe and there is Allen Park nearby. Many dining options within walking distance.

This place is located near the Metro Gold Line (train) and it can take you to Santa Monica, Long Beach, Downtown Los Angeles, and Hollywood.

There is a lot to do in Pasadena, from exploring the craftsman homes to catching a comedy show at the Ice House. If you are looking for suggestions don't be afraid to ask.

Some of LA's top museums are also within a stone's throw away, including the Norton Simon Art Museum, The Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens, and the Pacific Asia Museum. Families also enjoy Kidspace Museum next to the Rose Bowl. In the spring and summer, there are many outdoor free art and music festivals like the Artwalk, Artnight, Chalk Walk, Make Music Festival, and free concerts at Levitt Pavilion at Memorial Park.

Pasadena is at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, which has many gorgeous hiking trails and waterfalls. If you prefer to be indoors, we are within a few blocks of Equinox, 24 Hour Fitness and LA Fitness gyms.

We provide towels, linens, and full use of our kitchen. Free WiFi.

Guest access

1 carport parking space. Free WiFi. Full kitchen.

Interaction with guests

None. You have complete privacy from the host.

Other things to note

If you're visiting from another country, consider getting a cheap cellular phone service to use locally. It can help enhance your enjoyment and make the most out of your stay.


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

The space
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people $13 CAD / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $50 CAD
Security Deposit $508 CAD
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price $113 CAD / night
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 2PM

Please help maintain a clean environment and clean up after yourself. Respect neighbors and guests. No partying.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

29 Reviews

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Ahmet User Profile
August 2017
Location: Pretty good location. 5 minute driving distance to Old Town Pasadena and shopping malls. 30 second walk to Trader Joe's (The first one ever), 2 minutes walk to Whole Foods. Other shopping and dining options are available as well. Getting in: David does a pretty good job describing how to get into the aparment. No issues there. Parking: Parking space for the apartment is marked. If you have big car, you might have trouble getting into the spot because it is a bit small, but you will not have other issues with parking. You will have your dedicated spot. The apartment: Facilities are dated. Also, the apartment is smaller than it seems in the photos, but that might be me not paying enough attention or misjudging the size from the photos. Still, I would recommend it for 4 people tops, unless you will use it solely for sleeping in. 5 or 6 people might be a snug fit. There is a small patio at the entrance, which is nice to sit at. Neighbors: One of the neighbors called the police on me, thinking I was an intruder. It was 11 am, so I found it weird. Plus, the police could have panicked and hurt me. It was so not cool. I would understand this if it was the middle of the night, but 11am is an interesting time when you see a well dressed person and assess it as an intruder. This was my only experience with the neighbors, albeit not a good one. Beds: There is one queen bed in the bedroom and two folding sofas in the living room. The folding sofas are not very comfortable. Cleanliness: Despite being charged a cleaning fee, we did not find a clean apartment. Bathtub was dirty, kitchen floor was sticky, towels were either not cleaned or not cleaned well enough. I would expect to find a clean apartment if all renters pay a cleaning fee. Communication: David was very responsive and attentive. Had no issues about communication whatsoever. He replied to my questions swiftly, and answered most questions even before I asked. Wi-fi: My sister and I used wi-fi without any issues. The speed was good enough for us. It is decent value for what you paid. If the apartment was clean (or no cleansing fee was paid) I would be more satisfied with my stay.

Kelly User Profile
August 2017
The Good: Location, location, location! 1. It's 15 leisurely-walking-minutes to Old Town Pasadena. Trader Joe's and Lucky Boys are next door. CVS Pharmacy and a Metro Station are across the street. 2. It's near to the 110 Freeway. 3. It's pretty quiet at night. 4. The owner and his assistant communicate very well and are willing to help with any issues in the apartment, should the need arise. The Bad: It's really old but these issues add to the "character" of the apartment. 1. The apartment has the look and feel of a place built in the 1950's and never upgraded. 2. No central AC. The AC unit is in the living room window. There are 2 oscillating floor fans- one in the living room and one in the bedroom. 3. Cracks in almost every wall. The Ugly: 1. Low Water Pressure. There is just enough pressure to take a shower and flush a toilet but not much more. 2. Parking is convenient but difficult to squeeze into if you have a car bigger than a mid-sized sedan or suv because of poles that separate the parking spots. 3. It's noisy in the morning. When the city wakes up, you'll know it because the bedroom window doesn't keep sound out. My wife rated this experience as a 2 out of 5 stars. But I saw it as a "get what you pay for" experience. It was cheap to rent and we knew going in that we would only need the space to hold our clothes, shower, and sleep because we would not spend a lot of time there.

James User Profile
August 2017
Great place to stay in Old Pasadena!

Elizabeth User Profile
May 2017
Cute little bungalow. Fully stocked, although there was no way to brew coffee. Other than that, no complaints!

Alex User Profile
May 2017
Place was great, close to a lot of stuff and there's a spot for your car. Trader Joe's is right next door there so it was easy to use the kitchen. My only complaint was that because it's a quiet little complex with just a latched gate, easy to open, we had some drugged up guy wander through the complex patting walls/windows and making weird noises. We called the cops and the guy cleared out. The neighborhood looks pretty nice so I think that was not a normal thing to happen there, but it freaked out one of the girls staying with us and she wanted to include that in the review. Overall great spot, especially for the price, and I would stay again.

Jessabel User Profile
May 2017
David is a very nice host well attended to his tenants and was very nice. I will stay again on my next visit the area was very nice and clean. I highly recommend this place

Emmy User Profile
April 2017
Great location. Friendly and super communicative host. David fixed the issues that we encountered in the unit very quickly. He also frequently checked on us to make sure we had everything we needed and even notified us when he was going to be away. The unit is old, outdated ans shows signs of age, wear, and tear. It is furnished with clean linens and a few things in the kitchen. It has a cute patio. Even though the unit had been cleaned prior to our arrival, the carpet is stained, the bathroom and the kitchen would benefit from a deep clean and/or update.

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Pasadena, California, United StatesJoined in February 2014
David User Profile

Born and raised in Los Angeles. I like to run, hike, bike along the beach, play chess, and raise my son. I work in insurance and at a restaurant. I'm an easy-going and fun-loving person. I love art, architecture, history, politics, economics, and fashion. I love to travel too!

David

Languages: Deutsch, English, Español, 中文
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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