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Portofino Inn Burbank

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Reviewed 1 April 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 2nights to get away for Spring Break. We wanted a place close to Universal Studios and Hollywood. It was hard to find a hotel that you did not have to pay for parking or wifi. Plus., alot of hotels around Hollywood are kind of seedy. This place is great. You do not have to pay for...

1Thank bang4yourbucks
Lancaster, California
Reviewed 1 April 2013

We needed a place to stay in Burbank while we went to Universal Studios which is only 10 mins away. Hotel is from the 60's and kind of looks outdated on the outside but dont let that fool you. We were greeted at the front desk and he even went and checked to see if our room was ready since...

1Thank Goldmaster
Reviewed 16 February 2013

We arrived in town late and the desk clerk was kind enough to help me find the Poritifino over the phone, giving me directions until I pulled into the hotel. It was very clean, comfortable and had up to date furnishings.The price was reasonable. I will definitely stay again when back in town.

1Thank snicklfritz
Pittsburg, California
Reviewed 5 February 2013

I booked with Portofino Inn based on other people's review and they were right. We stayed for one-night. It is a remodeled mom and pop motel from the 60s located in downtown Burbank. They kept the structure but made the rooms bigger and upgraded the fixtures. There were 4 of us in a room with double queen beds and it...

1Thank SeeTheWorld173
Reviewed 11 January 2013

My wife and I stayed here on two occasions in Dec. 2012 during the Christmas period while visiting relatives. I was very impressed. This has to be the best value hotel around in the area of Burbank. The price was lower than any other, yet the rooms were excellent in every way. Steve at the front desk was helpful and...

Thank William D
Murrieta, California
Reviewed 8 January 2013

We were finding it hard to get a nice hotel in the area last minute. We weren't expecting much but pleased to find the room clean and comfortable. It is in a good location to freeways and restaurants. The front desk was very friendly.

Thank muffinjen
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
Reviewed 5 January 2013

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor, we chose to spend our Rose Bowl Trip in Burbank at the Portofino. I spoke directly with the hotel to get the logistics and relevance to the Metro. You should have a car to see the area and when using the Metro, there are several Free Parking lots. The hotel had a nice...

Thank BaileyBoy007
Pawling, New York
Reviewed 29 December 2012

My husband & I traveled here to visit our son for Christmas . My son booked this hotel / motel for an extended stay for us . After a stressful travel from NY to LAX , we were warmly greeted by the manager . His courtesy and efficiency provided for our every need . We stayed a total of 9...

Thank Sharon H
San Jose, California
Reviewed 5 October 2012

My sisters and I stayed at the Portofino last weekend. The rooms were very clean, updated and fairly quiet. No pool or jacuzi, but fresh bagels, rolls and good coffee for breakfast. Well worth the $100 I paid for a King.

Thank MollyMcB1999
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 25 September 2012

From the out side it may look like a simple motel, but the rooms are very nice and clean and it was in a very reasonable price. The owner is very nice and will give you all the information you need to know about L.A.

Thank Revital G

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Portofino Inn is a 50 room Hotel/Motel that is located in the heart of Burbank, we are only a few minutes away from the Disney studios, Warner Brother Studios, short drive from Griffith Observatory, Hollywood sign, Magic Mountain, Down town Los Angeles, Hollywood, Universal Studios and only 9 minutes away from Bob Hope Air Port... Portofino Inn offers King, Double Queen, (Smoking and non-smoking) Queen Handy-cap as well as a King non-smoking with a Jacuzzi. We are family oriented as well as great for business travelers, stay from one night and extend your stay as long as needed. Portofino Inn - Burbank is under NEW MANAGEMENT as of Jan. 2015. Please give us the pleasure to meet your hospitality needs and allow us the opportunity to earn/keep your business. We pride ourselves in the level of customer service we provide to each and every one of our customers. Every customer is our most important customer. Alfredo, Manager ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portofino Inn Burbank

Address: 924 West Olive Avenue, Burbank, CA 95106
Region: United States > California > Burbank
Price Range: RM558 - RM868 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Portofino Inn Burbank 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“inspect the room before unpacking, and speak up if there are problems”
 of 5 bubbles richardv24, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms front the courtyard/park lot- a few do not, but have cramped exterior corridors. Noise was never excessive from the park lot.”
 of 5 bubbles EaglesHonour, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Top (Second) floor, on end away from street.”
 of 5 bubbles BudgetTraveler91411, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Have a lot of luggage? Choose main floor rooms as second storey is stair access only.”
 of 5 bubbles AndreGK, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you need an elevator to a 2nd floor, ask if there is one: I didn't see one.”
 of 5 bubbles EaglesHonour, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
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