Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Pasadena, California - Updated 2021

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The choice of great vacation rentals in Pasadena is abundant, with their high quality, stylish interiors, great outdoor spaces and fabulous locations. You’ll find our top recommended Airbnbs in Pasadena, California which are central to great shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Travelers who would like to explore and see more of the local attractions could check out Old Pasadena, the world-famous Rose Bowl, Sunset Boulevard, and with many more popular spots nearby, you’ll never run out of things to do!

1. Clean and quiet Pasadena house (from USD 113)

If you want to be close to all the major areas, including Santa Monica and Hollywood, or you’re thinking of visiting Disneyland, then Joe’s modern and sleek house could be your answer. His newly decorated rooms sleep up to eight people, making it a perfect choice for families or large groups and it has everything you need to make your stay a comfortable one. It also happens to be very accessible to all the amenities Pasadena has on offer.

3 Rooms, King, Queen, 3 Twin, Laundry, Parking
Pasadena, California, United States
376 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
joe was also very thoughtful in putting body wash/shampoo/conditioner dispensers inside the shower
just be sure to keep in mind that there is only one bathroom
3 good sized rooms and plenty of space to relax
great location and good amount of room
it’s not super-luxurious but it’s tidy and comfortable
everything was very clean and neat
very clean convenient and comfortable
it is clean and spacious
this place was clean and exactly as advertised
clean and comfortable recommended
wonderful hosts--responsive and made sure we were taken care of
super fast response from the host on all accounts
correspondence with host easy prompt and helpfula great experience
thanks for being a great host again and again your place is so convenient
the place is just as described and the owners are responsive
a great location and nice space
close to a park for family fun
i liked the location
i recommend staying at this location or any of joe’s location
great place and close to the metro which was a plus
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2. A private affair: Cottage on Los Robles (from USD 185)

If you choose a stay in the Pasadena area, you can’t ask for a better location. This rental is central to everything and yet in a quiet, safe neighborhood. Guests love Hilda’s cottage, for its cleanliness, super comfy interior and fantastic value for money.

Up to six people can stay in the two bedrooms and there is one sofa bed. Chose to rent out a room or the entire cottage and enjoy extra perks, such as lots of outdoor seating areas, free parking for one car and even a hot tub.

A Private Affaire Cottage on Los Robles
Pasadena, California, United States
121 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bedrooms are comfortable and cooled by in-room window a/c units
the cottage itself is beautifully appointed very comfortable and private in a gorgeous residential neighborhood
perfect cottage nicely decorated and accomodated to make guests feel comfortable like at home
very clean and spacious
and everything is clean clean clean
really clean really quiet
beautifully clean spacious and so private
clean safe well maintained
hilda is a great host
hilda is a perfect host
hilda is a good host
hilda really knows how to host and can tell she enjoys people/hosting
hilda was an awesome host
it's central to everything but in a quiet and safe neighborhood
super nice place in a great location
this is a comfortable and quiet location
hilda's guest house was the perfect location for our family to enjoy our last days in california
bed was better than my own safe secure location
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3. Trendy guest suite in Highland Park (from USD 60)

See Pasadena’s best from a gorgeous home away from home. Enjoy your stay at this trendy guest suite in Highland Park, complete with homey and stunning interiors, and a prime location close to the best dining establishments and local attractions. This studio flat can sleep up to three guests, with a queen bed and a sofabed in the living room. There’s a kitchenette where guests can cook their breakfast. There’s also a bathroom with a washbin, toilet, and shower with toiletries provided for guests’ convenience. Other amenities include free parking, air conditioning, heating, wifi access, and a flat-screen TV. Enjoy soaking up some sun in the private balcony and patio, or enjoy a morning stroll in the garden before exploring other parts of the area.

Modern Guest Suite in Trendy Highland Park
Los Angeles, California, United States
249 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in guest suite 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was cozy and the view from the deck was great
beautiful view bedroom and living room are not separated
air conditioning saved my life comfy bed nice big shower
the place is private beautiful very comfortable with amenities like a hotel
comfortable bed secure and free parking - would highly recommend and stay again
this place was clean and cozy
the interior was spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated
super clean comfortable bed and well decorated
very clean modern and welcoming atmosphere
simple but clean and affordable
chilled host definitely recommend
the host is kind and covers all the bases
he is a great host
chad is a great host and provided us with everything we needed
chad was an outstanding host and was extremely accommodating
the location is perfect
the location was also great not far from downtown
very cozy relaxing place good location
the distance to griffith park and china town was great
if you wanna stay away from busy city life his place might be a good choice
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4. Brand new studio flat in Altadena Country Club area (from USD 64)

Get the best accommodations in Pasadena and stay in this affordable and charming studio for four guests. This studio is situated in Altadena, close to popular attractions like Rose Bowl, and the Huntington Botanical Gardens to name a few. The studio is complete with everything you could need from a vacation rental. It can accommodate up to four guests with a full double bed and a sofa bed in the living room. There’s also wifi access, free parking, heating, and hot water in the bathroom, along with all the shower essentials. Travelers heading to Pasadena with kids will have children’s books and toys to easily keep them entertained as you prepare breakfast in the kitchen. Guests will also have a private entrance and access to the backyard patio for a good wine night after a long day of exploring the city.

Private Backyard Studio in Altadena
197 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and couch are very comfortable
comfy couch and wonderfully comfy bed
they have great amenities and the guest room lets you get in out without disturbing anyone
great bed great couch great shower and the neighborhood was peaceful and entry was was easy
there is also an amazing breakfast/lunch restaurant called millie's cafe 3mins away would def recommend
super clean and comfortable
very clean very comfortable place
sparkling clean comfy towels danielle and george were outstanding hosts
very clean and an amazing experience
clean and neat- very comfortable place to stay
kind and responsive host
the hosts are super nice
nice place host was courteous and responded quickly
wonderful hosts very helpful and thoughtful
danielle was a great host
this location was perfect
a beautiful place and wonderful location
easy walk/ ride to many places
beautiful studio close to the hills quiet scenic but close to the city
the location was perfect i wasn't too far from the tourist attractions
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5. Tasteful apartment for couples close to York Boulevard (from USD 75)

Just in the heart of San Rafael Hills lies this stunning home where guests of two can enjoy. The flat is tastefully decorated with modern interiors and chic furnishings, as well as access to some of the best amenities you wouldn’t get in another hotel. Enjoy full use of the newly renovated kitchen with electric appliances and marble countertops for those who are keen on preparing their meals indoors. Wifi access, cable TV, laundry facilities, and room-darkening shares in the queen bedroom. The bathroom is spacious and has a bathtub and toiletries. Nearby attractions to visit include Old Pasadena and Downtown Hollywood for those who wish to do a little sightseeing and souvenir shopping.

The Blue Door
Los Angeles, California, United States
360 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room itself is nice and cosy with plenty of amenities
a very comfortable studio-apartment style space
there is no shortage of praise for how cozy and comfortable our stay was
the bed is sooooo comfortable
the space is really cozy and i loved the big window
spotless and nicely decorated
very clean and convenient
very clean and quiet
spotlessly clean and well equipped
great place - very clean & very responsive
mila is a great host with outstanding hospitality
she is super responsive and was quick to answer any questions i had
mila is so kind and our favorite host
best host ever extremely nice made us feel right at home
and mila was a great host
the location of this studio is great
great location - just a short drive from lots of restaurants/bars/shops
great location in highland park and on a quiet street
it was the perfect place and location for my husband and i
we had a great time and i would definitely recommend this location to others
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6. Boutique hotel style private guest house (from USD 107)

Treat yourself to a bit of luxury on your vacation, with this bungalow guest house that feels like a stylish, upscale boutique hotel. Created by an interior designer, the space has been featured in several TV shows for its amazing interior, which includes Mexican Saltillo tiles, hand-picked artwork, vintage decor throughout and incredible panoramic views of the sprawling hills of LA.

It has all the mod cons, high-quality furnishings and a three-tiered patio, with a dining deck and spacious hangout area you’d expect from such a chic rental.

Hotel Style Private Guest House w/ Washer & Dryer
Los Angeles, California, United States
174 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
well equipped kitchen excellent tv washer-dryer and lots of privacy
love that there was a washer and dryer available as well as a kitchen space
the apartment is beautifully decorated and the right amount of space for two people
plenty of blankets and pillows to be a cozy as you’d like to be
it was comfortable and we never had any trouble finding parking
clean just like it says
cozy clean and very quiet
cleanliness and modernity reigned supreme
the apartment is really nice and clean
clean comfortable & well appointed it was exactly as pictured and described
erica & greg were the perfect host
erica and greg are wonderful hosts thank you
they are communicative and great hosts
they are the perfect host (:
hosts are communicative friendly and helpful
beautiful apartment in amazing location
the location was pretty central to shopping and dining by a 20-30 min ride
the location is perfect and is close to so many good eats
a we loved the location and the casita
it is in an ideal location for travel around la
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7. Luxury two bedroom in Old Town Pasadena

This beautiful downtown Pasadena apartment is excellent value if you want to stay somewhere with luxury hotel standards and be close to the metro, freeways and restaurants in the area. This modern, bright and very clean two bedroom apartment is perfect for small families or a group of friends. It even has a 24-hour open fitness room and free parking, within a gated community, in Pasadena.

Lux 2Bd/2Ba in Old Town Pasadena
Pasadena, California, United States
90 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
two bedrooms and two bathrooms (one of them an ensuite) was perfect for two friends travelling together
the apt was a perfect fit for a walkable experience for the rose bowl parade
room condition was perfect and rooms are actually more spacious than you may find from the pictures
we had a great stay in matt's apartment
we had a wonderful stay in matt's apartment
very clean and comfortable place to stay
the apartment is clean and warm
the apt feels very big and was very clean
matt's place is clean and well furnished
it is very clean
matt is a very nice host
matt was a great host
matt is a good host
excellent and kind host
great place and very attentive host
the location is great
the location was perfect
secure parking a huge plus
great location in pasadena walking distance from shopping restaurants theater
within walking distance of great restaurants and attractions
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8. Luxury two bed Old Town

Spending your vacation in this modern and spacious two bedroom, two bathroom apartment means you’ll only be minutes away from Old Town Pasadena by walking, with its restaurants, grocery stores, all the best shopping malls and Convention Center. Tastefully decorated and extremely comfortable, according to previous guests, it comes with everything you need to make your stay a happy one, including a 24-hour fitness center.

Luxury 2Bd/2Ba in Old Town
Pasadena, California, United States
64 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a ton of natural light; it's a very bright apartment in all rooms
the apartment is very comfortable clea well laid out and even has a washer and dryer
had a great stay at matt's apartment
the apartment was even better than expected
we had a very comfortable stay and would definitely return
super clean and safe apartment
super clean and free of any extra clutter
the condo was clean comfortable and accommodating
it was clean spacious and incredibly comfortable
the apartment was clean secure and easily accessible
matt is a great host
the host was super kind and available
matt was a perfect host
he was accommodating to our schedule and was extremely helpful
matt was a very gracious host
the location is amazing
great location at a great place
and it got the amazing location i can walk to everywhere
very well located place within walking distance to restaurants shops and entertainment
the apartment has a great location; it's an easy walk to shopping and restaurants
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9. Four bedroom house in central location

Choose this vacation rental and you’ll be moments away from the Rose Bowl, Sunset Boulevard, the Hollywood Hills, the Pacific Design Center, Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard! And if you love hiking, the trails in the San Gabriel Mountains are all within a drive.

Head home to a fantastic house with comfortable bedrooms, a modern kitchen and all the little extras to make your stay a home away from home. This place is ideal for large families or groups of friends.

Four bedroom house in central location

10. Pasadena private bungalow

You won’t need a car if you rent out this entire sunny apartment for your vacation, as you’ll be within walking distance to the heart of Pasadena, with all its shops and restaurants to distract you, for your entertainment and convenience.

Complete with a well-equipped kitchen, it’s ideal for couples or a few friends who want to spend their time in this area. There’s even a large patio, so you can have a BBQ when you don’t fancy going out but still want to enjoy the warm evenings.

Pasadena Private Bungalow
72 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds

11. Lovely townhouse apartment

Rent out this modern, minimalist style room, in a lovely townhouse apartment for a relaxing stay in Pasadena. It’s recently renovated, with fantastic artistic decor, combined with all the mod cons you’d want from your vacation home. It’s a great opportunity to explore the areas of the Old Town, Rose Bowl and visit the newest and hottest shops, bars, movie theaters, restaurants, coffee shops and boba bars.

There are options to rent out more space, if you’re a group of more than two and your host is more than happy to help.

Lovely townhouse apartment

12. Cozy Book Cottage

This charming, one bedroom cottage is bright, sunny and perfect for lovers of books as it offers you books to read, trade or take! Set off the street, behind the main house, it’s a mere 15 minutes walk to the Rose Bowl or a 7-minute drive to Old Pasadena.

Ideal for couples or someone traveling alone, the space is well equipped and comfortable, with guests loving Syd’s gracious hosting.

Cozy Book Cottage
41 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed

13. Private suite in historic bungalow heaven

Picture yourself on the balcony of this charming second-floor suite, relaxing and watching the flocks of wild parrots that travel daily through Pasadena. If you rent out this vacation home, you can do just that! Beautifully decorated, with eclectic, vintage touches, Christina, your host who lives on the first floor, even provides organic and natural bath products.

Accommodating up to four guests, chose to explore the area, with all the attractions close by, or lounge around on the hammock in the large shared backyard, under an old tangerine tree.

Spacious Private Suite in Historic Bungalow Heaven
Pasadena, California, United States
255 reviews
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Have the time of your life in Pasadena

Renting out one of these incredible vacation homes means you’ll want for nothing on your trip to this fantastic West Coast destination. Pasadena has everything a traveler could need for an authentic and vibrant holiday experience, and when you want to chill out, you can retreat back into the delights of your vacation home.

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