South Pasadena, CA 

Bissell House

201 Orange Grove Ave
South Pasadena, CA 91030-1613 US

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Rates: $169 to $350
Total Rooms: 7
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (3 reviews)


Circa 1887. Publicity and Awards: "9 on the Town", voted #5 top romantic getaway along with the Ritz Carlton Spa.Location: City/Urban.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $169 to $350
Payment types accepted include Discover, Visa, American Express, Travelers Checks and Master Card.
Rooms: This property has 7 total guest accommodations with private bath, 1 with whirlpool.
The types of beds available include Twin, Queen and King.


Cancellation: 14-days notice written request for full refund less $35.00 service fee, 30 days needed for major holidays, concerts and holiday weekends, 11/15-1/15 of each year and all group , event or whole house bookings.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments and Afternoon Tea.
Types of meals: Vegetarian Breakfast, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Afternoon Tea and 24 hour tea table with afternoon dessert.
Amenities In Room: Cable TV, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Television, Iron/Ironing Board, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning, Wireless Internet Access, Hypoallergenic duvets, Featherbeds, Luxury linens, Comfy robes, DSL, Hi Speed Internet Wi-Fi, Premium Cable channels in most rooms and some dvd players.
Amenities On Site: Suitable for Events, Pool, Free parking on premise, Swimming and Gift Shop.
Business Traveler Amenities: Internet Access, Television, Flexible Check in/out Times, Iron/Ironing Board, Desk, Daily Newspapers, Hair Dryer, Wireless Internet Access and Early riser breakfast buffet with advance notice to the innkeeper.

Spa Services

Off-Site Spa Services Available


- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Last minute availability, excludes weekends and Dec. 15-Jan. 15


Events Hosted: Meetings, Family Reunions, Weddings, Honeymoons, Seminars, Romantic Getaways, Artist and Writer Retreats.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Sports Events, Major College, Tennis, Wineries, Old Town Pasadena, Norton Simon Museum, Gamble House, Huntington Library & Gardens, downtown LA (12 minutes), Arroyo Seco and Rose Bowl.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Raymond House, Shiro, Mike & Anne's..

Historic Interest

Cultural landmark #39, one of the original settlement sites for the city of South Pasadena, once owned by Anna Bissell McKay local philanthropist and Bissell carpet sweeper family member.
Historic Awards: Local Register (Granted).
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Wrigley Mansion (1/2 mile), Architectural homes walking tours such as Bungalow Heaven (5 miles), Greene & Greene, Craftsman Bohemia, The Gamble House (1.5 mile)

Romantic Interest

Restful and elegant, the inn is surrounded by lush greenery, palm trees, flowering shrubs & rose garden, outdoor pool. Antiques in every room include bridge lamps, artwork, comfy chairs, silver trays, bedrooms are draped in soft furnishings.