Entry to combo living room and kitchenCouch and front door
Susan's Altadena Guesthouse
Hosted by Susan
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2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Ages 2 - 12
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Under 2
2 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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My place is nestled up against the San Gabriel Mountains and located near downtown Pasadena where there is plenty of shopping and dining. Pasadena attractions include the Rose Bowl, Rose Parade, Caltech, JPL, Huntington Library, LA County Arboretum, and Norton Simon Museum. There are many hiking trails in the nearby mountains.

The space

The guesthouse is separate but next to the main house. The guesthouse will comfortably fit 2 adults. There is only 1 bed so will not accommodate additional guests or children. The main house is one of the oldest homes in Altadena and was built in 1890 as a hunting lodge. It is located in a park-like setting on 1.75 acres and is not visible from the road. The hosts have lived here for over 38 years. The property has many mature trees and gardens. The area is generally very quiet with minimal neighbor noise. The location does not have a perimeter fence or entry gate.
Because the property is so near the national forest, wild animals do come onto the property. Most frequently seen are coyotes and deer (daily). Less frequent animal visitors, and usually at night, include possums, skunks, and raccoons. There are many birds in the area and you will find the wild parrots noisy in the morning.

Guest access

There is a pickle ball court behind the guesthouse which guests are allowed to use. Guests may walk around the property but not down into the wash behind the house. The wash area is private property and the homeowners monitor their property closely.

Interaction with guests

There are a few snacks and coffee/bottled water in the guesthouse. Feel free to eat/drink whatever you find. Feel free to cook meals as desired. You may watch the TV but DO NOT rent a movie or anything else of that type you might find available.

Other things to note

We do not have any pets but occasionally dog-sit for our cousin. Daisy is very friendly and may want to greet you. The driveway is circular, clock-wise. Please don't block the driveway and only use the driveway you have been directed.
The gardener will come every Tuesday at about 4:00 PM to mow and blow.

Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.

Free parking on premise
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 12PM (noon) - 5PM
Check out by 11AM

- No illegal drugs
-No smoking or vaping
- No excessive noise
- No use of main house
-No pets
-Guests will not be permitted into the wash behind the main house
-No renting movies on the television
-Please report anything broken or not working correctly.
-Only those guests who are registered and counted are allowed


14 Reviews

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Amber User Profile
October 2017
Susan has raised the bar for Airbnb! She was a wonderful hostess that made my boyfriend and I feel comfortable and welcome. Her place is amazing for the price, kitchen full of snacks, and such a great view. If I'm in Pasadena again, I will defiantly book Susan's again! Thank you!

Robert User Profile
September 2017
Such a wonderful place to stay! Susan is wonderful, welcoming, friendly and kind, and the accommodations could not have been more enjoyable. I highly recommend a stay at Susan's home and will hopefully return someday soon!

Cassie User Profile
September 2017
This is such a cozy and accommodating guesthouse in an amazing area! Susan is a wonderful host and stocked the place with everything you could think of! There is awesome hiking nearby and the location is in a beautiful neighborhood. I would definitely stay here again!

Jack User Profile
July 2017
Susan's guesthouse is not only a great place, but a great value as well. Has all the amenities you could want, including beer in the fridge! We enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend.

Gerard User Profile
July 2017
Wonderful hideaway in a nice quiet part of Altadena. Wonderful host and hostess, lovely apartment, well equipped and well appointed.

Jeff User Profile
July 2017
Very nice location, quiet, private, great host; highly recommended.

Brandon User Profile
June 2017
This was a great place to stay - I would love to come and stay here again. The host was amazing and I can't wait to come back.

Joined in November 2016
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