A small, independent hotel that gives budget-minded travelers a few extra perks.
This semi-budget hotel is located in central Burbank, close to shopping, major film studios and the Burbank Airport (fly in here if you can; it beats the crowds and hassle of LAX by a long shot). Its guests tend to be travelers in the know, who check into this classically styled property for the special touches, such as soft terrycloth robes, complimentary parking and 24-hour room service from its own bistro and lounge. Some of the spacious, earth-toned rooms include kitchenettes and wet bars, and a pleasant sundeck accompanies the lushly landscaped and heated outdoor swimming pool, which the hotel shares with its sister property, the legendary Safari Inn. With reasonable prices, this independent venue gives its guests boutique-quality service that includes complimentary shuttle to and from the Burbank Airport, as well as facilities such as a fitness room and a hip, little cocktail lounge.