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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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  • 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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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Jose CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to stay here while taking our daughter around to see Southern California colleges versus a regular hotel. The tall trees around the home really made it feel like we were escaping from all the crazy noise and traffic that is Los Angeles. It was a real retreat. We stayed on the third floor, the Garden Room. The bed... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was travelling alone to visit young relatives living in the area. I was correct in thinking that Bissell House Bed and Breakfast would be great for me, a really positive experience. I stayed five nights, Victoria's room had an extremely comfortable bed and lovely bathroom and shower. The little study overlooking the pool was a delightful place to sit... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even entering the driveway of the Bissell House Bed and Breakfast in South Pasadena is peaceful, The house sits magnificently among shade trees with an inviting front porch laid out with comfortable, cushioned chairs (this is where you can have your afternoon tea complete with home baked goodies that change by the day). The "staff" is welcoming and helpful -... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LOVED my stay here! The house is absolutely adorable and has such a cozy and welcoming feel to it. Snacks and tea are available in the front room which is sunny and inviting. Guests were gathered there and in the front library room throughout the day. It was very interesting to talk to them and learn about what brought them... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We stayed here because my husband had a holiday dinner, an easy walk a few short blocks away. It is a lovely neighborhood. We had been here once before several years ago. We were very lucky and got an upgrade to a "grand suite." The service is great, all the little touches delightful, (especially being the Holidays) and Jules made... More 

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

Conrad, thank you so much for sharing this! I'm so happy to hear how much of a fan you were of the house and the neighborhood as well. Great service and a relaxing atmosphere are exactly what we want to provide to our guests, so I'm happy you and your husband experienced that. As for your comment on the bed,... More 

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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
1 review
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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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 

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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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