5 star hotel
Area: Oak Knoll
1.08 mi from California Institute of Technology
Best Rooms: Request a room on floors 7 or 8 (Club Levels) for great views of the mountains or the valley. The garden view is the most requested view.
4 star hotel
Area: Downtown Pasadena
1.31 mi from California Institute of Technology
Best Rooms: The Balcony rooms are a nice way to enjoy the year-round mild climate, and to take in views of the Plaza Fuentes Courtyard. Some of the suites on floor 10 have wraparound balconies, which makes both indoor and outdoor spaces equally enticing to be in.
3.5 star hotel
Area: San Gabriel, San Gabriel
4.11 mi from California Institute of Technology
Best Rooms: King and Queen Suites on floors 4 - 6 offer views of the mountains in the background, while odd-numbered Standard Queen rooms facing Valley Blvd. offer nice views of the surrounding city. Standard King rooms on floors 4 - 6, at the back of the hotel, overlook the Garden Terrace.