About this listing
This charming room has a queen-size real bed, attached bath, plenty of comfy space, satellite TV, WiFi, and central air conditioning/heating. Enjoy the included continental breakfast -- coffee + fresh croissants -- on our any of our tranquil patios.
Welcome to our cozy guest retreat, featuring a queen-size bed, a private bath, semi-private entrance, and off-street parking. This spacious 11'x15' room has hardwood floors, a large closet and a great shower. We provide sheets and bedding, towels and bathrobes, and incidentals like shampoo + conditioner, soap + lotion, and laundry soap for use in our in-house machines.
This is a pet-free, smoke-free home. Please no illegal drugs. Also, no candles or open flames.
We enjoy sharing our home and meeting guests from everywhere. In order to host you, we need to know when you will be arriving (and please not after 10 p.m. or before 8 a.m.) so we can be here to welcome you. We live here and have busy schedules, but we do our best to give you information and make you feel at home.
Our 1927 Spanish-style home in sunny Pasadena offers: WiFi, satellite TV, limited kitchen use, and laundry. We have central air conditioning/heat.
FOR YOUR RELAXATION: There’s a peaceful patio covered by a grape arbor; a soothing fountain on our screened back porch makes for a peaceful retreat for breakfast or reading; there's another fountain on our side deck under a shade tree.
FOR YOUR SAFETY: All the showers and bathtubs are equipped with safety grab bars.
Each room has a first aid kit and emergency information sheets and emergency lanterns.
FOR YOUR PEACE OF MIND: The bedding for each room is completely laundered between guests -- including mattress pads, blankets, sheets + pillow cases, and comforters, and all the towels, bath mats and robes.
OUR NEIGHBORHOOD: Our safe, charming, tree-lined 1920s neighborhood is great for strolling. There are lots of Armenian bakeries and cafes and shops with delicious delicacies. There are many quaint shops and restaurants in walking distance, as well as conveniences such as banks, pharmacies, cleaners, hair salons, and a supermarket.
PUBLIC TRANSIT: We’re near buses and Metro Rail, so your Pasadena and Los Angeles visit can be car-free. We’ll provide Metro touring info to major and little-known sights and your TAP cards (reloadable tickets) loaded with your first fare. Ask us for the address of our blog on activities and places to go via the LA Metro Rail system.
ATTRACTIONS: We’re close to everything Pasadena offers: Old Town Pasadena, the Norton Simon Museum, the Asia Pacific Museum, the Rose Parade route and Rose Bowl, the classic Gamble House, the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, CalTech, JPL, and much more.
Downtown Los Angeles is a half-hour away by Metro Rail, with no parking or traffic hassles. You can also get to Hollywood easily by Metro.
YOUR COMFORT: We are AirBnB travelers, too, so we know how to make you feel at home. You can have complete privacy or chat with us about travel tips, computer tips (Garry is a certified Apple Computer consultant) or photography tips (we're both experienced pro photographers).
We provide a self-serve continental breakfast of yogurt, cereal + milk, breakfast bars, tea, coffee, and hot cocoa. If you would enjoy fresh croissants, we'll get them for you on your first day — then it’s your option.
We want to make your stay the best!
You have access to all public areas of our home: living and dining rooms, laundry, peaceful patios, off-street parking. We have a guest area in our kitchen that includes microwave, guest refrigerator, coffee/tea station, and breakfast prep area. Full cooking using gas stove needs to be discussed.
Our organic garden has many fruit trees (peach, orange, fig, apple), fresh herbs, and grapes. Ask us what’s ripe and ready for picking.
Interaction with Guests
We want to make your stay special for you. If that means you want complete privacy, you’ve got it here.
If you want travel advice on seeing LA and Pasadena, we’re glad to help. Ask us about our blog on seeing LA via Metro Rail.
Our charming tree-lined neighborhood is very safe. There are lots of shops and cafes in walking distance.
Old Pasadena and the Pasadena Convention Center are a short hop away on the Metro. Downtown LA and Hollywood are easy Metro rides.
If you're coming for a big game at the Rose Bowl, it's easy to take the Metro to the shuttle.
We're a short bus ride from JPL.
Our home is close to the 134, 210, and 110 Freeways, several bus lines, and the Metro Rail. We're glad to give you car-free touring advice and provide you with TAP cards (tickets for riding Metro) loaded with your first day's pass.
If you're not driving, the simple ways to get to our house from LA International (LAX) or Burbank Airports are by taxi (expensive) or door-to-door shuttle, but we're also accessible by public transit. Ask us for detailed directions.
Please contact us with any questions.
We look forward to meeting you!
Other Things to Note
Please Note: Your guestroom sleeps one or a couple comfortably. Extra people can be accommodated on an air bed in your guestroom or on the sofabed in the den (additional charges of $30 per night for air bed and $40 per night for den apply).
This is a smoke-free, pet-free home.
Please understand that our home is not geared for toddlers. We love children, but our home has a more adult set-up. We welcome infants (who are not crawling or walking) and children 10-years-old and older.
We look forward to welcoming you to our home. Please enjoy your stay and help all our guest to have a wonderful stay, too, by following our simple rules:
This is a pet-free, smoke-free home.
Please, no illegal drugs.
No candles or open flames.
No guns or weapons of any sort.
For the security of all our guests, we only accept guests who have completed the Airbnb verification with a photo and both on-line and off-line IDs.
Please keep noise levels low late at night to respect neighbors and us.
When you are our guest, our home is your home. We really appreciate if you treat our home like you do yours when you have guests, and keep it clean and tidy.
Please do not leave dirty dishes out. We have a dishwasher for your use.
Please do not leave food and candy unwrapped in your room. We do not have any problem with insects and want to keep it that way! Open food and crumbs attract insects, so please be careful.
Please don't flush any tampons, pads, used razor, etc. into the toilets.
Please do not leave your personal items scattered around in the house; keep your things in your own room when not in use.
Keep your expensive personal items with you. The host will not be responsible for any loss.
Please, no hosting of parties or entertaining of non-Airbnb guests in our home.
We want you to have a great Airbnb experience and enjoy yourself. So please let us know immediately if anything is amiss in your room. We want you to be comfortable and enjoy your stay with us!
We provide a self-serve continental breakfast of yogurt, cereal + milk, breakfast bars, tea, coffee, and hot cocoa, fruit, and pastries or croissants from our neighborhood bakery.
Thank you for respecting our living space.