The SpaceWelcome to our cozy guest studio. This charming, spacious 11'x15' mini-apartment has a queen-size real bed, attached bath, hardwood floors, a large closet, a great shower, satellite TV, WiFi, and central air conditioning/heating. Enjoy the included continental breakfast — coffee + fresh croissants — on our any of our tranquil patios.
This studio has the best accommodation features — your own apartment with use of common areas of our home, too. This suite has a semi-private entrance through a common back hallway. One off-street parking space is included. Note: There is no overnight street parking in Pasadena.
We provide sheets and bedding, towels and bathrobes, and incidentals like shampoo + conditioner, soap + lotion, and laundry soap for use in our in-house machines.
This is a pet-free, smoke-free home. Please no illegal drugs. Also, no candles or open flames.
We enjoy sharing our home and meeting guests from everywhere. We live here and have busy schedules, but we do our best to give you information and make you feel at home. We also give you complete privacy to work or relax in your studio.
Our 1927 Spanish-style home in sunny Pasadena offers: WiFi, satellite TV, limited kitchen use, and laundry. We have central air conditioning/heat.
FOR YOUR RELAXATION: There’s a peaceful patio covered by a grape arbor with a bubbling fountain. Another soothing fountain on our screened back porch makes for a peaceful retreat for breakfast or reading. Our side deck under a shade tree has yet another fountain for a tranquil mood.
FOR YOUR SAFETY: The shower is equipped with safety grab bars.
The studio has a first aid kit, emergency information sheets, and emergency lanterns.
FOR YOUR PEACE OF MIND: The bedding is completely laundered between guests — including mattress pads, blankets, sheets + pillow cases, and comforters, and all the towels, bath mats, and robes.
OUR NEIGHBORHOOD: Our safe, charming, tree-lined 1920s neighborhood is great for strolling. There are lots of Armenian bakeries, cafes, and shops with delicious delicacies. There are many quaint shops and restaurants in walking distance, as well as conveniences such as banks, pharmacies, cleaners, hair salons, and a supermarket.
PUBLIC TRANSIT: We’re near buses and Metro Rail, so your Pasadena and Los Angeles visit can be car-free. We’ll provide Metro touring info to major and little-known sights and your TAP cards (re-loadable tickets) loaded with your first fare. Ask us for the address of our blog on activities and places to go via the LA Metro Rail system. We are 30 minutes on the Gold Line Metro Rail from Union Station in Downtown LA.
ATTRACTIONS: We’re close to everything Pasadena offers: Old Town Pasadena, the Norton Simon Museum, the Asia Pacific Museum, the Rose Parade route and Rose Bowl, the classic Gamble House, the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Cal Tech, JPL, and much more.
Downtown Los Angeles is a half-hour away by Metro Rail, with no parking or traffic hassles. You can also get to Hollywood easily by Metro.
YOUR COMFORT: We are Airbnb travelers, too, so we know how to make you feel at home. You can have complete privacy or chat with us about travel tips, computer tips (Garry is a certified Apple Computer consultant) or photography tips (we're both experienced pro photographers).
We provide a self-serve continental breakfast of yogurt, cereal + milk, breakfast bars, tea, coffee, and hot cocoa. Enjoy fresh croissants from the bakery around the corner!
We want to make your stay the best! Guest AccessYou have access to all public areas of our home: living and dining rooms, laundry, peaceful patios, off-street parking. Your studio has its own fridge and microwave. You can also use the guest area in our kitchen that includes microwave, guest refrigerator, coffee/tea station, and breakfast/meal prep area. Full cooking using the gas stove needs to be discussed.
Our organic garden has many fruit trees (peach, orange, fig, apple), fresh herbs, and grapes. Ask us what’s ripe and ready for picking. Interaction with GuestsWe want to make your stay special for you. If that means you want complete privacy, you’ve got it here.
If you want travel advice on seeing LA and Pasadena, we’re glad to help. Ask us about our blog on seeing LA via Metro Rail. The NeighborhoodOur charming tree-lined neighborhood is very safe. There are lots of shops and cafes in walking distance.
Old Pasadena and the Pasadena Convention Center are a short hop away on the Metro. Downtown LA and Hollywood are easy Metro rides.
If you're coming for a big game at the Rose Bowl, it's easy to take the Metro to the shuttle.
We're a short bus ride from JPL. Getting AroundOur home is close to the 134, 210, and 110 Freeways, several bus lines, and the Metro Rail. We're glad to give you car-free touring advice and provide you with TAP cards (tickets for riding Metro) loaded with your first day's pass.
If you're not driving, the simple ways to get to our house from LA International (LAX) or Burbank Airports are by taxi (expensive) or door-to-door shuttle, but we're also accessible by public transit. Ask us for detailed directions.
Please contact us with any questions.
We look forward to meeting you! Other Things to NotePlease Note: Your studio sleeps one or a couple comfortably. Extra people can be accommodated on the sofa bed in the den: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/3112180 (additional charges for den apply).
This is a smoke-free, pet-free home.
Please understand that our home is not geared for toddlers. We love children, but our home has a more adult set-up. We welcome infants (who are not crawling or walking) and children 10-years-old and older.
Please understand that our home was built in 1927. It has some blemishes and we work on maintenance continually between guests. Everything is scrubbed and thoroughly cleaned between guests — all bedding, towels and robes laundered.