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Portofino Inn Burbank

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Seattle, Washington
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100 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2013

I have to say WOW because this is not what I was expecting at all when I drove up to this hotel. On this vacation we stayed at several hotels and this one was the best one. The check in was easy and the clerk helped us allot. Our room was clean and comfortable....the hotel really looks worse then it... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 May 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Portofino Inn for 5 nights, and I have not one complaint about this place! The staff is wonderful, our beds were made every single day, and we always had new towels, etc. The hotel is very clean, the location is perfect, there is free parking, Wifi, and a free breakfast with bagels, pastries,... More 

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2 Thank marisa1123
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Reviewed 21 April 2013

Stayed multiple nights at the Portofino in Burbank. This was our second time to stay here. We were surprised how much our experience had declined year over year. We found hair on our towels,sheets and pillowcases. The toilet paper holder fell off the wall, the light fixture cover came off. The cleaning staff was rude. They asked us to please... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2013

We stayed at the hotel for three nights. It's nicely updated, attractive bathrooms, great linens and comfortable beds. However, the walls are very thin and conversations can be heard clearly from the adjacent rooms. There are large gaps around the entry doors. A little weatherstripping would help. There is no pool or outdoor lounge area. Despite that, we would stay... More 

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California
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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... More 

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Lancaster, California
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Reviewed 1 April 2013 via mobile

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... More 

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1 Thank Goldmaster
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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.

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Pittsburg, California
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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... More 

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Dunedin
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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... More 

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Murrieta, California
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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.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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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: $171 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Portofino Inn Burbank 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Ask for Top (Second) floor, on end away from street.”
  • MICROWAVE AND FRIDGE
  • STAINS ON LAMP
  • PATCH JOBS EVERYWHERE
  • STAINS ON CHAIR
  • OLD MICROWAVE FROM THE 1980s?
  • EVERYTHING LOOKS GOOD AT A DISTANCE, BUT UP CLOSE, IT IS DIRTY
  • CHIPPED PAINT ABOVE HEADBOARD. WRINKLED BED SPREAD
  • AC LOOKS FAIRLY NEW; NOT TOO LOUD; WORKED WELL
 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 ASKEagleEye, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“2 floors to choose from.”
 of 5 bubbles weekender714, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Being a motel cars park right outside the room doors, so a room on the upper level may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles J00ls39, 12 May 2016 | Read review
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