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Safari Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1911 West Olive Avenue, Burbank, CA 91506
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Ranked #9 of 18 Hotels in Burbank
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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South Sioux City, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the overall retro feel that the Safari evokes. Extremely clean and and located in a great area. Actually felt like i could breath in Burbank and dont get this feeling anywhere else in L.A. Loved the awesome pool and swimming under the retro neon sign . Would stay here again in a heartbeat !!!

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great little find. Feels like stepping into a movie set. Great stay comfortable room, very friendly staff. In the heart of Burbank. Was great to sit out in the evening with a glass of wine. Good amenities. would definitely stay here again.

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Portland, Oregon
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111 reviews 111 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a quaint little hotel - more like motor inn - right out of the 60s. It's two levels, side by side rooms with exterior facing doors. It has a nice pool, very friendly and helpful staff, a small fitness room, free wifi and free parking. The restaurant next door in the sister hotel is a bit pricey so... More

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SafariInn818, Front Office Manager at Safari Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Over the years we have tried to maintain the history of the Safari Inn by keeping in with the retro style. However, we have also made upgrades to keep it looking fresh and with the times. We sincerely apologize if you were not 100% happy with your stay and will address the issues you mentioned... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is very convenient and affordable if you are going to Universal Studios. It is clean and comfortable but it is a little older. However, this hotel has a very cool retro look. In fact I just noticed that it was used in the movie, Apollo 13.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We reserved 2 rooms for 2 families to stay the night before our trip to Universal Studios. The staff is VERY friendly and accommodating. They made sure to give us 2 rooms next to each other even though the hotel was fully booked for the day. The pool is heated and the kids loved an evening swim. Proximity to Universal... More

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Tiburon, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Room is very nice; pleasing and nicely designed decor. Clean. On a major street but quiet at night. Has a pool although we did not use it. Bathroom is nice and clean as well. Pleasantly surprised....you never know.

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Fullerton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I would stay again if in the area. At check-in we were welcomed and felt appreciated for the business. The rooms were clean. The beds were comfy and it was close to everywhere we needed to be. Good value...

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We had a nice stay at Safari Inn. The front desk people were all very helpful. They gave us very good information on how to save money at Universal Studio. The kids enjoyed swimming in the pool and breakfast on the pool deck was fun. It was located in a safe area and close to where we wanted to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Had an extended stay at the Safari Inn, due to my sons relocation to California. The motel was very clean, the rooms were comfortable, no noise issues. Pool was nice size, very refreshing. I especially likes the deck above the pool, great place to bring morning coffee or lunch. The motel is handy to Burbank, the Studios, the Hills and... More

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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I was in LA for workshops so I wanted something clean and inexpensive...it was clean, inexpensive and the restaurant "olive's" had great and inexpensive food! It wasn't the Hilton, but I didn't pay for Hilton either so I was very very happy with what I got!

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Address: 1911 West Olive Avenue, Burbank, CA 91506
Location: United States > California > Burbank
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Safari Inn 3*
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