Finding a good hotel north of the Hollywood Hills can be difficult. The Burbank Courtyard was just what we wanted: tasteful, quiet, and easy to find. I was pleasantly surprised at the attentiveness and helpfulness of the staff, who seemed genuinely interested in our comfort without being intrusive. The hotel is near a shopping center: several national brand restaurants are within easy walking distance. Breakfast was expensive but delicious. For any future trips to Burbank, Van Nuys, or the eastern half of the valley, this will be our place.