The City of Pasadena Completes Two Years of Multi-Million Dollar Hotel Renovations, Ending 2018 with the Official Opening of Hyatt Place Pasadena

January 11, 2019

Pasadena's hotel renovations and expansions offer travelers more guest rooms, larger meeting spaces and improved amenities to enhance their experience.

Pasadena, CA, (January 10, 2019) — Pasadena’s growing reputation as a hospitality leader for domestic and international meetings and events, saw a major transformation between 2017-2018 when several of the city’s hotels underwent multi-million dollar renovations, including the official opening of Hyatt Place Pasadena, an all-new 189-room property adjacent to the Pasadena Convention Center. The renovations and expansions offer travelers more guest rooms, larger meeting spaces and improved amenities to enhance their overall experience.

“In 2018, Pasadena saw tremendous investment in our hospitality offerings making it an exciting time for our community,” said Jeanne O’Grady Goldschmidt, executive director of the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau. “With over 2600 rooms, new meeting spaces and renovated hotels, Pasadena can accommodate a variety of conferences, meetings and events.”

Among the changes that took place between 2017-2018, the Sheraton Pasadena completed a $20 million renovation of guest rooms, lobby and meeting spaces; a $25 million renovation of guest rooms, lobby, bar and meeting spaces at Hilton Pasadena; $11 million guest room beautification at Westin Pasadena; and construction of a rooftop pool, meeting space, fitness center and 30 new rooms at the Hotel Constance Pasadena.

Most recently, Hyatt Place Pasadena, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the city and located across from the Pasadena Convention Center opened on December 20, 2018 in time for the 130th Rose Parade® and 105th Rose Bowl Game®. The new 189-room hotel features the Hyatt Place brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere and enhanced food and beverage. The hotel is led by Ensemble Real Estate Solutions & Investments, and operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts.

Located 10 miles from downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena offers an enticing combination of modern sophistication and charm. Known for its historical landmarks, famous Rose Parade and 22 blocks of shopping and entertainment in Old Pasadena, the pedestrian-friendly city has nearly 650 restaurants per capita than New York and is the birthplace of space exploration and award-winning scientists, including key institutions Caltech, NASA/JPL, The Planetary Society, Innovate Pasadena, and more. As an international melting pot of art and culture, Pasadena offers something for everyone to experience.

About the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau is a non-profit marketing organization dedicated to promoting Pasadena as a leading meeting, convention and leisure travel destination. With nearly 650 restaurants per capita than New York City for guests to enjoy, including shopping and entertainment, Pasadena offers something for everyone. For more information about planning a trip to Pasadena, contact the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 307-7977 or log on to

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Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau Contacts:
Christine Susa
Director, Marketing & Communications
Office: (626) 395-0211

Crystal Williams
Communications Manager
Office: (626) 817-5606