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Nice facility for a conference

I spent a couple of days at the Pasadena Convention Center and found the staff and the facility to... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2018
Kapolei, Hawaii
Excellent business venue

Pasadena has a very nice convention center. It’s practically brand new, and feels that way when... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Pasadena, California
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When planning your next group event, look no further than dynamic Pasadena - an alluring Southern California city just 11 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The Pasadena Convention Center - with its state-of-the-art design and plenty of flexible space...more
300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2308
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

I spent a couple of days at the Pasadena Convention Center and found the staff and the facility to be great. Staff were very helpful and the space was ideal for the conference. The free WiFi was even exceptional in the lobby and in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mtzennmaster
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Pasadena has a very nice convention center. It’s practically brand new, and feels that way when you’re in the building. It’s smaller and much more intimate and makes for a nice small convention. It was nice that the event I attended moved to the Pasadena...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Went to Pasadena for a meeting. The transportation service provided by Anaheim Town Car Services by Jag Transportation was excellent. The owner Jag was cordial, professional and it was a pleasure to talk to him. Even the drivers like Os was very good in their...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Recently attended the Alien Con conference. I grew up in Pasadena and have attended many events here. The auditorium seating was comfortable and the auditorium was cool for a warm summer day making it refreshing as well. The architecture dates back near a hundred years...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank eloyi690
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Classic well maintained theater with mezzanine, great sight lines, good parking and walking distance to old town.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jamesv8
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Went to the convention center for AlienCon. Beautiful architecture, sprawling facility. Food center was pretty pricey. The cost for one hotdog, a bottle of water and a soda was almost $16.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mburbank2016
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

PASADENA CIVIC AUDITORIUM Attended a theatre organ concert on Friday June 29th to listen to Richard Hills play the stunning Moller. Auditorium is beautiful and the theatre organ was outstanding. Ushers and staff were very polite and professional. There was an issue with using my...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MJC-DW
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We always stop in here for their morning coffee while at the Convention center. Coffee is always consistently well brewed and hot.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Held a meeting here and it was very convenient to hotels and parking. The main space was pretty much together in one building. Smaller space was across the plaza but still only a couple minute walk. Staff was very friendly and quick to take care...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 97ozhappy
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Parking was a mess but once I found it, it wasn't difficult just a short walk to the center. The center itself is historic and has nice architecture, the main hall is gorgeous and looks like a old theatre. There are restrooms, indoor and outdoor...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ashley S
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September 25, 2018|
Response from jamesv8 | Reviewed this property |
Two choices, across the street is underground parking at the shopping plaza for 2 hours or next door is a 4 story city parking structure
September 10, 2018|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Choose what you want to do as early as possible, because the seating is limited,and fills up quickly Also private autograph/ photo sessions are going on at the same time. We usually had 3 Aliencon Guests speaking at the same... More
April 7, 2018|
Response from B H | Reviewed this property |
The Sheraton is directly behind the convention center and seems to be a good experience for visitors! One of the hotel doors literally opens up the the back side of the convention center (Maybe walk 100 feet?) The Hilton is... More