Bissell House

Discover this historic retreat in South Pasadena.

Embark on a journey to Bissell House, where old-world charm meets modern comforts. This iconic Queen Anne Victorian estate, nestled in the heart of South Pasadena, offers guests a unique boutique hotel experience unlike any other. Situated near the vibrant South Pasadena's Old Town, the picturesque Arroyo Seco nature area, and the renowned Tournament of Roses Parade, this tranquil haven eagerly awaits your arrival.

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Enjoy small-town charm just outside the big city.

What it's like

Bissell House is a cultural landmark that seamlessly blends Victorian grandeur with Craftsman-style accents. As you enter this three-story shingle Victorian dwelling, you'll be embraced by an atmosphere brimming with warmth and tranquility. Whether you choose to wander through the blooming gardens, lounge beneath leafy canopies, or relax on the shaded porches or sun-drenched patios, you are guaranteed to find relaxation.

Independent spirit

Victorian elegance with a dash of SoCal sunshine.

Small touches

Every aspect of the Bissell House is meticulously designed to ensure your comfort and enjoyment. The property features seven unique guest rooms, each offering plush organic beds, antique-style furnishings, and ensuite bathrooms. These accommodations are complemented by modern amenities, including flat-screen TVs and complimentary WiFi. You'll also find cozy common spaces, such as a charming front porch, a relaxing pool area, and a well-stocked library, all creating a welcoming atmosphere for you to enjoy.

Eat and drink

Enhance your mornings with a delightful gastronomic experience at Bissell House, where a complimentary breakfast awaits you. Wake up to the enticing aroma of freshly brewed coffee and indulge your taste buds in a hot, lacto-ovo vegetarian breakfast that includes dairy, eggs, and a variety of other mouthwatering options. From fruit parfaits and flavorful egg dishes to warm, flaky croissants and freshly squeezed orange juice, there's something for every palate. And when you're ready to explore the culinary delights of the area, you'll find yourself just a short stroll away from some of the best restaurants and eateries in town.

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Rooms & Rates

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Located on the border of South Pasadena and Pasadena, within comfortable walking distance of many local attractions.

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Guest Services

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary onsite parking (one parking spot per guestroom)
  • Complimentary business services

Eat & Drink

Fitness & Recreation

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor patio seating
  • Shared front porch
  • Ground and gardens
  • Shared lounge space
  • Library with books and games

In-room amenities

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath products
  • Seating area (select rooms only)
  • Flat-screen TV

Cancellation policy

Reservations must be canceled at least 45 days prior to arrival to avoid a penalty charge of the total booking amount. Rates are based on double occupancy, so each additional occupant incurs an extra person fee of $60 per night.
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