ACX students seeking local housing can access a private online database of housing options. For access, visit Off-Campus Housing and click “Guest” user.
  • Your guest password is: accdhousing
  • Fill out the registration page to begin your listing search and to create a roommate profile.
If you have additional questions, contact the Center for The Student Experience at 626 396-2323 or

Please note: No course are guaranteed to run. If enrollment is low, we may cancel the course you hoped to take. If you are traveling from outside of California or the U.S., please consider having a second course option.

Homestay Program

ArtCenter also partners with Universal Student Housing (USH) for short or long-term housing for international students.  USH provides safe and reliable housing with host families. For more information and to apply, visit USH.

IHPS Homestay

ArtCenter has a partnership with International Housing Placement Service (IHPS), a home-stay resource. IHPS provides housing placement with local residents for out-of-state and international students enrolled in various ArtCenter programs. In-state students may also apply for housing using IHPS. To apply, visit the IHPS website or call 626 798-0209. Please let IHPS know if you are under the age of 18.

Please note: IHPS is a program endorsed by ArtCenter but is not a function of the College.

Local Hotels/Motels

The following hotels and motels are near ArtCenter and range from economy to luxury class. When you make reservations, identify yourself as an ArtCenter visitor to see if they offer special rates. Special rates may change without notice.

Extended Stays

The Guest and Conference Center at Fuller Seminary
700 Locust St. Pasadena, CA 91101
626 204-1100 or 800 235-2222 ext.5545

Travelodge Pasadena Central
2131 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
626 796-3121 or 800 760-6483
Breakfast, microwave, refrigerator, cable TV, pool and spa. Daily, weekly and monthly rates available.

Short-Term Stays

Best Western Pasadena Inn
3570 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
626 796-9100
Complimentary continental breakfast, high-speed Internet, outdoor pool and spa, guest laundry services.

Courtyard Los Angeles Pasadena/Old Town
180 N. Fair Oaks Ave. Pasadena, CA 91103
626 403-7600 or 888 236-2427
Parking not included.

DoubleTree by Hilton
1924 W. Huntington Dr. Monrovia, CA 91016
626 357-1900
Restaurant, pool, spa and fitness center.

1437 E. Colorado St. Glendale, CA 91205
818 246-8367

Hilton Pasadena
168 S. Los Robles Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101
626 577-1000
Walking distance from Old Pasadena.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites
3500 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
626 792-1363 or 888 465-4329

The Langham Huntington
1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave. Pasadena, CA 91106
626 568-3900

Saga Motor Hotel
1633 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91106
626 795-0431 or 800 793-7242
Breakfast buffet, heated pool and laundry.

Sheraton Pasadena Hotel
303 Cordova St. Pasadena, CA 91101
626 449-4000
Full-service, 24-hour business center, Soleil Restaurant and Charlie’s Bar.

Super 8 Motel
2863 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
626 449-3020

Hotel Le Reve
3321 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107
626 796-9291

The Westin Pasadena
191 N. Los Robles Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101
626 792-2727

Arroyo Vista Inn
335 Monterey Rd, South Pasadena, CA 91030
323 478-7300
This elegant B&B with nine rooms is located less than three miles from South Campus in the small city of South Pasadena. Regular room rates are $165–$280, but will provide ArtCenter visitors a 10% discount. Full breakfast served, with free parking and Wi-fi.