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Safari Inn

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1911 West Olive Avenue, Burbank, CA 91506
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Ranked #8 of 19 Hotels in Burbank
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010
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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010

I spent two nights here while touring LA. Good value, with free parking. You will probably need a car to move aorund from here. The hotel rooms are reasonable, clean and functional. There is a more upmarket version of the hotel next door which has a good breakfast, although I was less keen on the very average dinner. Serive was... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2010

I book this hotel about a month in advance and got an excellent rate - much lower than any other hotel in the area. The hotel was very easy to find. The check-in was easy. We had a second floor room that was accessible by stair or elevator. The hallways are external, but the room has a very small, well-insulated... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

Really good place to stay very friendly staff, good sized room We stayed at 5 places on our trip to the U.S.A. and this one was by fair the cleanest Not the newest place in the world but very good vaule for money

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Gold River, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2010

I got this room via Hotwire specifically because it had an included breakfast and was rated as a 3 star (maybe 2.5?) It is definitely a 2 star. (Exterior hallways, older property, a fitness "closet".) On the positive, check staff were very nice. Parking was free. Location is close to studios and Highway 5, 134, etc. Pool was very good... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2010

We orginally had 4 nights booked, here then added an extra night at the beginning of stay. We had requested a non-smoking room, and this room we were given reeked of smoke, and we were assured this was a non-smoking room, we couldn't change room as the hotel was at capacity. Thankfully we were able to change rooms for the... More 

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2010

For one night in Burbank (to see the sights of Hollywood) this was a fine place to stay. The room was clean. The decor is dated, as is the exterior, but that's part of the charm of the place--it's been a set for some movies set in the 60-70s (Apollo 13). It was quiet enough that we could all get... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2010

A short drive from the major studio tours and other Hollywood attractions, the Safari Inn on Olive Avenue is clean, accessible and a HUGE BARGAIN. We paid $74.50 for a room with 2 Queen beds a decent-sized bathroom, in-room coffee and a fridge. Although updated, the motel (yes, you park next to your room) has a retro feel that seems... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2010

We chose Safari Inn because we were at the end our long tour & did not want to splash out. This is a good budget hotel & we stayed there for 5 days. The room was on the smaller side but it was cleaned everyday. The breakfast was just right & especially the toaster was a big help as we... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

As previous reviewers have mentioned, it's a pretty basic motel and meets your needs for a short trip. They have a late check-out time so we weren't able to check in to our room earlier as they were still cleaning the rooms, but it worked out fine as we were hungry and so went to get some lunch and do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2010

I found this hotel is a nice little gem. We were looking for something affordable for our vacation and knew we would not be in the room much. Paid $74 per night and it really exceeded our expectations. With a red tile roof and tan stucco with palm trees on the property it had a retro feel. Room was clean... More 

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