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The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   201 Orange Grove Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

After spending 3 weeks in busy hotels Bissell House was the perfect place to stay and complete my trip. The house is beautiful both inside and out and my bedroom is huge. The furniture and decor are quaint and set the scene for a journey of 100 years ago. My room has a large screen TV in the corner with... More

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Janet H, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

So happy that we could provide a nice change of pace! Hearing that you were able to relax and enjoy your stay with us is fantastic. Further, thanks so much for your recommendation to others! We hope you'll stay with us again in the future. Best, Janet Owner More

Sarasota, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We recently went to LA and decided to spend a few days in Pasadena first. We chose Bissell House and could not have been happier. The house is beautiful and the gardens outside are well maintained. It is great sitting on the front porch with a cup of tea in the evening and just relaxing. The room was great and... More

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Janet H, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Jeff, it's great to read how much you enjoyed your stay here. It's always wonderful to hear that our house and accommodations were so appreciated. I truly hope you'll be staying with us again soon. Take care, Janet Owner More

Macau
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We happened to find this little charming place close by LA in our family vacation from Asia. Though difficult to find initially, it was perfect in terms of location and coziness. The service and the breakfast are a delight, the closeness with other in-house guests was "natural" unlike in conventional hotels, the staff was helpful, the cake served in the... More

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Janet H, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm so happy you found us during your vacation. Knowing that you enjoyed the service and breakfast provided is fantastic. It's our goal to provide a comfortable and relaxing space for all our guests, so to hear that you experience and appreciated that is wonderful. I would absolutely love to have you all stay with us again in the future!... More

Rancho Cucamonga, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Bissell house this weekend. it was a beautiful bed and breakfast gorgeous rooms comfortable beds and an absolute delicious breakfast. thoroughly enjoyed our stay here the house was exceptionally clean the ground beautiful and manicured, it was just a wonderful place to be full of peace and tranquility. Julia the innkeeper was just... More

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Janet H, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm so happy to hear what a lovely time you two had at Bissell House. Seeing that you would describe it as peaceful and tranquil is fantastic -- that's exactly what we want a stay with us to be like. Further, it's wonderful that you were able to enjoy the breakfast, your room, and the other guests as well. I... More

La Mesa, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I needed a mini-vacation and the Bissell House was the answer to my prayers! I spent two restful nights in the charmingly cozy Rose Room, which was ideal for one person (two would be a bit tight unless honeymooning!). The house and grounds are stunning and beautifully kept. Janet and Carrie, the innkeepers, were lovely and provided wonderful suggestions on... More

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Janet H, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

So happy that you chose us for your well-deserved vacation, Mary-Ann! It's wonderful to hear you describe your nights in the Rose Room as restful and cozy. Further, it was our pleasure to provide you with suggestions on our beautiful neighborhood -- I'm thrilled you enjoyed them. As for the breakfast, serving a delicious, fresh meal is a must, so... More

Los Angeles, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This review is about 4 months late. Sorry! Anyway, as it says on their website, the Bissell House is indeed uniquely charming! Whether you live in the Los Angeles area and need a little staycation, or you're coming from parts elsewhere, Bissell House is the perfect B&B to relax and unwind. It's such a quaint, cute, well-maintained place that can... More

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Janet H, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for leaving such a beautifully descriptive review! I'm happy to know you and your husband had such a wonderful time staying with us. Further, I'm pleased you enjoyed our house, pool, and other amenities. I love that we're able to provide a home-like environment for our guests, whether that be with comfortable beds or chocolate cake in... More

Orlando, Florida
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I travel 25 - 30 weeks a year for business and on a whim, booked a couple of nights at The Bissel House on a recent visit to LA. I was delightfully surprised and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a superior Bed & Breakfast experience in Southern California. The Victorian era house sits in a lush garden... More

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Janet H, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I know traveling can be an exhausting thing, so I'm happy you were able to have a comfortable stay with us during your trip. I'm pleased you enjoyed Victoria's Room and the view of the pool -- it's truly a peaceful sight. As for your breakfast, while continental might be good enough, we want all of our guests to experience... More

Rockford, Illinois
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92 reviews 92 reviews
27 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were very excited when we first saw the home from the outside. It's really stunning, as is the living room/ dining room upon first entering the house. However, our first impressions were unfortunately misleading. As guests, we were directed to peruse the binder of area restaurants and activities. Imagine our surprise when we noticed that these listings had not... More

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Janet H, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We’re very sorry we occurred in this way for this couple and that we did not meet their specific needs. We are surprised they waited a year to post these comments. We wish them only the best. Our family has fond memories of growing up and living in Rockford. We are happy to address any of the above mentioned remarks... More

San Diego, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Lovely welcoming place to stay and so close to all the major attractions. We stayed in the "Morning Glory" room on the third floor. Very comfortable, quiet and restful and very clean and decorated for the period of the house. Breakfast both mornings were delicious, right on time (9am) and well presented. Afternoon snacks and tea or coffee were an... More

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Provencesister, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Your rave review means the world to us! I'm so happy that you enjoyed the Morning glory room. Thanks for the support here on TripAdvisor. Next time you're in LA, keep us in mind. Best, Janet Hoyman Owner More

San Diego, California
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108 reviews 108 reviews
23 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Returning to the Bissell House in South Pasadena, we immediately felt the calmness and beauty of this beautiful area, grounds, and magnificent house. Easily located from Pasadena and downtown Los Angeles, it is light years away. The tranquility and beauty immediately transported me to another era. Rooms are expertly decorated, common living room large, and delicious tea and breakfast were... More

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Provencesister, Owner at The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It means so much that you would come back and visit us 3 times, Nancy! We're very passionate about preserving the historical nature of our hotel and your compliments mean the world to us. Thanks for the review. hope to see you again soon. Best, Janet Hoyman and family Owners More

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Address: 201 Orange Grove Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030
Location: United States > California > South Pasadena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bissell House Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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