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Hotels in Pasadena near Rose Bowl Stadium

Rose Bowl Introduction

Home to the University of California Los Angeles Bruins NCAA football team, the Rose Bowl is an outdoor sports stadium that’s also a California National Historic Landmark. Since opening in 1922, it’s been hosting major events, such as the annual iconic Rose Bowl Game, as well as concerts and soccer matches; the 1994 FIFA World Cup Final was staged here. The 88,500-capacity Rose Bowl also presents a popular fireworks show every Fourth of July and a famous flea market in the parking lots on the second Sunday of every month. The stadium is adjacent to Brookside Golf & Country Club.

Hotels near Rose Bowl

There’s a wide array of accommodation near the Rose Bowl, ranging from budget motels to upscale hotels. Some of the nearby 3- and 4-star options come with outdoor pools, restaurants and bars, while many have microwaves and minifridges in their family rooms. The best time to visit Pasadena is during the summer months when the weather is at its warmest, although the hotel prices will be at their highest. Spring and fall will bring cooler, but still pleasant temperatures, and more favorable hotel prices. The best bargains are to be had during the mild but rainy winter months.

Where to stay near Rose Bowl

Rose Bowl stadium is in Pasadena’s Brookside Park area, a sports-themed neighborhood that includes an aquatics center, Jackie Robinson Field, Brookside Golf & Country Club, plus Kidspace Children’s Museum. One of the city's most popular areas to stay is Old Pasadena, where the historic streets are teeming with Victorian buildings, outdoor eateries and bars, as well as 2,000 specialty boutiques. Just to the east of Old Pasadena is the eclectic Playhouse District. Here you’ll find a lively arts and cultural community, along with picturesque tree-lined streets offering theaters and shops, as well as bars, street cafes and restaurants.

Things to see near Rose Bowl

Take in American Craftsman architecture at Gamble House, a National Historic Landmark built in 1908, only a 17-minute walk from the stadium. Just 1.4 miles away is Norton Simon Museum, where you can view one of the largest private art collections in the world, spanning the 14th to 20th centuries. Located 2 miles away in Old Town, Pasadena City Hall is a 1927 Spanish Colonial building with a hidden inner courtyard and garden. At Eaton Canyon Natural Area, which is 5.5 miles from the Rose Bowl, you’ll find a 190-acre park offering hiking and picnics.

How to get to Rose Bowl

The Rose Bowl is easily accessible from central areas of Pasadena. The city offers a network of buses with 8 routes connecting major tourist attractions, including Old Town Pasadena. The nearest bus stop is only a 4-minute walk from the venue. Pasadena is also serviced by the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system, with the most convenient stop, Memorial Park, being just 1.8 miles away. The closest airport to Pasadena is Hollywood Burbank Airport, also known as Bob Hope Airport, which is 18 miles from the stadium. Los Angeles International Airport is 28 miles away.