BEST WESTERN Plus Media Center Inn & Suites,  Burbank

4.0/5  - based on 373 guest reviews.
3910 W Riverside Drive, 91505-4326, Burbank, United States - See map
+1 818 842 1900 +1 818 842 1990

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Located within walking distance to Warner Brothers, NBC, and Disney®. Two miles to Universal Studios®, 3 Miles to Bob Hope Burbank Airport and 4 miles to Hollywood. Disney®, Warner Brothers and NBC Studios are just a few of the nearby major production companies within a couple of blocks of the BEST WESTERN PLUS Media Center Inn & Suites. Spend half a day touring Warner Brothers or watch filming at NBC. Universal Studios® Tour is just a minute's drive time from us, as is Hollywood Boulevard and its famous Walk of Fame and Hollywood Bowl. If you love good food, you can walk to the numerous fine eating establishments near our inn or drive a short distance to some famous restaurants in or near Burbank. For your stay at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Media Center Inn & Suites, you'll enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast, 24-hour fitness center and pool or just enjoy your free high-speed wireless or hardwired Internet in all our rooms. A well-equipped business center is also available. Enjoy your stay.

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  • 3
    « Communication breakdown »

    The room and everything else was fine but I had just arrived and was in a bit of a terrifying situation monetarily (lack of funds and information given to me). The hotel informed me that the internet was down, AFTER I had already booked into the room, and was told that there was also no way to phone long distance. I do not own a cell phone, so was unable to tell my job nor my loved ones of the situation and that i was safe.

    4
    « they try hard »

    They made our stay easy. And they were helpful with our touristy things, good things to do close by, close to airport and universal studios,. walking distance to Warner Brothers studio..I would recommend this hotel for most anyone. Parking was easy and secured being under hotel

    1
    « THE FIRE ALARM WENT OFF AND THE EMPLOYEES SUCK »

    I'll cut to the chase, the room is expensive, but you're in a GREAT area, and parking is free and that's about where the good part ends. The concierge was not polite at all, they didn't acknowledge me, they just asked for my name and credit card. The ONLY time I seen someone behind that desk was at check in, after that there was never ever anyone there. EVER!!! The worst part is THE FIRE ALARM WENT OFF- which is fine, at least it works- the WORST part is, it just went off, and no one called to say it was an accident, or come to our room to reassure there was NO emergency, instead my whole family panicked the entire time, and when we woke up in the morning, our room smelled of smoke. I guess an employee burned breakfast she was making...but it was one of the scariest experiences of my life, and if you have ever been woken up to a fire alarm!!!! GEEZ the worst way to wake up...Really horrible for how much i spent.

    3
    « Location is good, prices are high. »

    The hotel was quiet. The amenities were from Bath and Body Works. Within walking distance of Warner Brother Studio Tour. The prices seemed very high for what you got. The pool was tiny and unheated. The pool area needed a good cleaning. The room was showing wear, from the very thin sheets,(needed replacing because of to much wear) to the frost covered fridge, broken marble counter and slightly grungy carpets. The tub/shower were set up for people under 5 feet tall. Slippery as well. Hallway carpets could use at good cleaning. The breakfast was standard Best Western. I wish they had water available. Some people don't drink coffee or overly sweet fruit juice. The Fire Alarm going off at 6:30 am was not pleasant. Thank goodness it went shut off quickly. They didn't overcharge you at the vending machines for beverages and that is all they offered. Taxi's ran about $10 to get to Universal Studios. Which was cheaper then parking there. We stayed at the Crown Plaza in Seattle for cheaper then this Best Western. Location, I guess is what you paid for. Best little Pasta place next door. Homemade pasta and baked goods Yum!

    4
    « Nice stay »

    Good location, short drive to Universal, LA Zoo, and can walk to Warner Brothers (count on more than the 5 minutes others will tell you though, because of waiting for lights/ crosswalks). The Hotel staff that we interacted with were nice, breakfast was standard hotel continental (waffle maker, cereal, toast, muffins, etc). Under hotel parking (free, can come and go as you please) had plenty of spaces, but we were there Sun-Thurs, in the Fall. A little noise, but not the hotel's fault. Had a noisy family next door one night, and people who walked like elephants on the next floor the other nights. Room did not have a clock, which was a surprise. Most do nowadays. If you want a view, ask for a 2nd or 3rd story room. Our view was a brick privacy wall on the first floor. Would be nice if they had a shuttle to/from Universal Studios. Plenty of small restaurants/ quick serve places within an easy walking distance. Beds/ pillows were comfortable. Would definitely stay there again.

    5
    « Perfect Hitel »

    This hotel is close to everything, walking distance. The front desk seemed to be short staffed but was friendly & helpful. Our room was a 2 room suite & it had plenty of space. Big living area, table & chairs, kitchenette. The beds were very comfortable. We will definitely stay there again.

    2
    « Not very good service »

    The hotel is pretty close to Universal and Hollywood, which is why we chose it. Traffic getting to both of those places makes the hotel seem much further away though, so keep that in mind when booking. The room is decently sized, but the decor is very dated. Carpet is bubbling and needs to be replaced for sure. Shower head is so low than I had to duck to wash my hair (and I'm only 5'8"). Also pretty low water pressure. Was told there are no extra blankets at all when I asked because my wife was breaking out (we thought it could be something with the bedding). Staff weren't even concerned or anything other than saying no. The breakfast isn't anything special, and the breakfast area definitely needs more seating. Overall, this isn't somewhere we'd come back to in the future at all.

    3
    « Next visit, will look around for some other hotel... »

    Our room was nice, good size, comfortable beds. Not enough pillows or towels - we were told "No" none extra they could bring us (seriously?). Had a table and two chairs, good size for our board game, but since there was 4 of us, we also used the desk chair, and then asked to borrow another chair for our room - we were told "No" that there were not any other chairs in the whole hotel (although the breakfast room had dozens!). Asked at breakfast (very minimal items for a light breakfast) for water - were told "No" there is not any except from the bathroom faucet that we could have. Two icemakers in the hotel were broken. I just expected that paying over $250 per night, that the place would be a little better put together, and that the paying customers would not so often get "No" for an answer. Chosen for it's location, but I think I'll look a little further away next time we're in the area.

    5
    « Great Hotel »

    LA is huge, so we decided to stay here because it is close to the Warner Brothers Studios as we wanted to go there. The hotel is ideally situated for that, only a 5-10 minute walk to the tour location. It is also very well located for Universial too. The hotel is set in a pleasant surbudan street with a range of restaurants within one block. The hotel itself is good, free underground parking, a decent hot free breakfast and free wifi with good speed. The room was huge with both a king bed and seating area with two sofas. The bathroom was good and large, a great range of cable TV, no complaints about the room at all. I would definitely stay here again if I was in the area.

    4
    « Good hotel for family »

    We stayed for 3 nights. 10 minutes drive to universal studios, plenty of places to eat around the hotel and walking distance to Warner Bros studios. Basic breakfast,nothing special but adequate. Staff friendly, room is good size and it's quiet. Will stay here again.

  • 4
    « Good stay »

    Had a very nice stay at the Best Western. It was very convenient for the Warner Brothers Studio Tour. I also felt it was in a safe location. Nice restaurants within walking distance. Underground parking was nice and easy.

    4
    « Closest hotel to New York Film Academy »

    This was the closest hotel to the New York Film Academy. Everything was in walking distance. Nice hotel, clean room, clean hotel, friendly staff. Even took pictures for us, of our family and our relatives that welcomed us. We would stay there again. It was a little expensive in comparison to Holiday Inn. But it is in the heart of the film industry, where everything is more expensive.

    4
    « Good Stay »

    I have stayed at the BW Burbank several times. It is a clean quiet hotel with comfortable beds. Close to Universal Studios and easy to get to. I will stay again. Don't accidentally leave anything in the room - you might not get it back.

    4
    « Best Western Burbank »

    The location was great, walking distance to some good restaurants. Freeway was only about 1/4 mile from the hotel so easy access there. About 20 minutes to Dodger Stadium. Clean hotel, plenty of underground parking. Prices were a bit high for the rooms but overall experience was good!

    4
    « Best Western »

    It's a nice little hotel.The rooms were good. We liked it better as the rooms given to us were attached and both the rooms were spacious. The bathrooms were also up to standards. It is a ten minutes drive to Universal studios and few minutes drive to Burbank town centre. All in all it was a nice place.

    5
    « Nice place ultra-close to Warner Bros. »

    The hotel is more modern than other close-in to WB tour hotels. It has indoor entrances to the rooms, for starters. Many room configurations from which to choose. The breakfast bar is quite nice with a variety of choices. The staff is warm and friendly.

    5
    « Ohio traveler »

    Highly recommended!! We had connecting rooms - one with 2 queens, the other 1 king. The night staff guy- 7 pm to 7 am was very efficient, friendly, informative. The rooms were clean, good shape, maid service great! Very quiet. Easy to control room temp.

    4
    « Convenient and Quiet »

    Really convenient to WB Tour and Universal. The property is easy to find and very importantly has loads of free parking. The hotel is priced to compare with other hotels in the area but if budget is a concern then shift over to Glendale where the price per night drops about $50 across most hotels. The rooms are spacious and clean with usual BW facilities including microwave and fridge. A VONS is 3 minutes away by car so you can get a convenience meal and nuke it in your room. There are plenty of fast food places to eat (a subway next door) or other sit down restaurants offering a range of cuisines. There is a tiny pool to cool down after a day at the parks. Walking to WB is about 9 minutes at a casual pace and is literally down the road (about 4 blocks). Breakfast is included consisting of make-it-yourself waffles, scrambled egg, sausage, mini Danish pastries, yoghurt and other usual BW breakfast offerings. Not the hugest selection but certainly will kickstart your day nicely. The only downside is that there is only one lift servicing all floors including the double parade built under the hotel. and it is slow during peak times. The stairs are built away from the lift so not convenient to use. The manager on duty, Andrew was very pleasant and helpful in getting to know the local area. Finally there is a small guest laundry (1 drier and 1 washing machine). Four quarters will operate each and are large enough to do laundry for the whole family. Soap powder is available from reception also for $1. Great stay and would easily recommend.

    4
    « Large rooms, nice location but beds too soft »

    Burbank is a good spot in northern LA if you want to go to Universal. It is only 5 miles away, same distance from the hotel to Hollywood bd. Our room for 4 - parents with 2 kids was very clean and large. The breakfast quite ok compared to the 3 other Inns we experienced in California this year. 2 things we didn't like about this hotel: beds are too soft and AC too noisy. Otherwise, a good hotel.

    5
    « Universal Park »

    It was a very nice hotel and very convenient for Universal Park. I thought it a bit pricey but it was comparable to other hotels in the area. Breakfast food was okay nothing great. Standard breakfast food for all hotels.

  • 5
    « Surprisingly quiet »

    Lovely quiet hotel, comfortable beds, clean and so quiet. Breakfast the usual. Loads of secure parking, staff friendly. Very nice location, felt safe going for dinner. Very convenient for universal studios. Easy drive to knots berry and Disney as well. Would definately stay again, pricey but guess that's the area. Great hotel near to everything without feeling like everyone's on top of you. Highly recommend.

    4
    « Good location for Universal Studios »

    We stayed in a 2 bedroom suite at this hotel for our trip to Universal Studios. While the rooms need updating, the beds were extremely comfortable and it was spacious. The a/c however does need to be worked on. It worked very well but was extremely noisy and would wake us up during the night. The pool is also really small, I was expecting a bigger pool given the area. There are several small neighborhood restaurants nearby which is nice and the breakfast in the morning was good, there were a lot of options for a "free" breakfast. Overall this hotel satisfied our needs for the stay.

    4
    « Great Hotel »

    This is a nice quiet hotel, conveniently located to shops and restaurants, yet only 10 minutes from Universal Studios, even less to Warner & Disney/ABCStudios. Decent free breakfast included, and small pool/gym.

    5
    « Nice safe area »

    Two nights here. Clean, large rooms in a safe neighborhood with good resturants. Great for families or business. Major studios in the area and Universal Park no more than 10 minutes.by car. Free parking, Internet and breakfast Will stay here again! Hollywood is just creepy. Admire from a far only.

    5
    « Comfort & Convenience in Burbank »

    Stayed 3 nights on a mid-July trip to LA and Universal Studios. Hotel is a short drive from Burbank Airport (I think the walk to the rental car at the airport was longer than the drive to the hotel). Property is located near a couple of freeways and on a commercial street with several restaurants walking distance or a very short drive (or longer'ish walk). The hotel itself seemed well maintained (though just a little dated when it came to carpet and wallpaper ? BUT that did not have any bearing on our stay. There is 2 levels of complimentary parking, a small swimming pool (did not use), exercise room (did not see), and a breakfast room. All the public areas appeared to be neat and tidy. Even though hotel is near freeways and a semi busy road (during the week), the hotel inside and out was very quiet ? we were not disturbed by noises from the street or the hall/other rooms. The suite was a king bed room with a sitting area (chair/sofa/desk/couple of tables), a small kitchenette (microwave and a good sized compact fridge) with a single cup coffee/hot water brewer and a huge 42 inch television that can be swiveled to watch either in the sitting area or from the bed. The bathroom was roomy with full size tub and large sink/vanity area. There was a closet that was on the smallish side, but was sufficient for our short stay. Room also had an iron and ironing board as well as a ?very good at cooling the room? air conditioner. There were three ?cons? to the room (again, not a big deal?but...): 1) only one outlet by desk and desk lamp was plugged into one receptacle (had adapters plugged in all around the room for phones/iPods/e-readers) ? there were others but they were not convenient for good use. 2) water pressure in shower was poor (again ? not a big deal, just took longer to shower). 3) shower head was level with my chin (I'm 5'8?) ? really had to hunch over to rinse hair. Even with those three things, room was clean and comfortable. They offer a continental breakfast in the morning (cannot remember the times but it was not too early/not too late). There is a separate room off the lobby the provided a coffee service, hot water, scrambled eggs, turkey sausage, waffle batter, some mini pastries, bread/bagels/English muffins, variety of cold cereals, and yogurts. Just the right amount to get the day started (there were a couple of restaurants close by that offered sit down service and more food options). Overall our stay was great ? clean, moderately priced, friendly staff, good location (Universal Studios, WB Studios, Hollywood Hills, Griffith Park). Would definitely stay again on next visit to that area and recommend.

    3
    « Clean & quiet but otherwise wanting »

    We booked a room with a whirlpool bath and paid a higher rate. We got a larger room with no whirlpool. The lobby, garage and hallways are climate controlled at 80 degrees. The room air conditioner only has a high setting which freezes you after 10 minutes and does not shut off after reaching 68. It's useless trying to sleep with it running. The pool is really only for children. It has a 4ft maximum depth. We didn't even attempt to eat the breakfast. It was boxed eggs and old stale sausage. And, it was uncomfortably warm in the dining area. The hotel is centrally located, clean and quiet. At $250/night for a king bed I'd say it's overpriced. The management really needs to lower the temperature in the common areas...very uncomfortable.

    3
    « July 2016 Universal Studios Visit »

    2016 Universal Studios Visit; the location of the hotel was very convenient. The quality of the hotel was average. The breakfast was horrible (the eggs were runny). The toaster wasn't working because the breaker had tripped. Coffee should be available all day not just during breakfast hours.

    4
    « Clean and Quiet »

    Whenever we go to the Hollywood Bowl we try to find a hotel near the bus shuttle pickup location. Parking at the Bowl is a horrendous or near impossible. We also don't like driving long distances at night to get home. This was my second visit to this hotel. This hotel is quiet and very clean. The beds are comfortable with clean high quality bedding. The breakfast was mediocre at best, the powdered eggs was not very good, the turkey sausage was cold and tasteless. The coffee was good and the parking was great. This hotel is also close to the 134 Freeway which is a plus.

    5
    « Great Place to Stay »

    This was my second time staying here as my Burbank office is within walking distance. Staff was great, breakfast was OK. My only issue is that the shower heads are too low and I had to stoop to wash my hair.

    5
    « 2ND Review, After 5 More Stays »

    IF YOU LIVE OUTSIDE CA, OR OUTSIDE US, READ NOTE AT BOTTOM. I have stayed here many days since my last review, so I thought appropriate to review again. As before, I highly recommend this hotel. Hotel is spotless. Bed is so comfortable. All the beds are pillow tops. Shower always has hot water, although like most hotels in California have water saving shower heads. They have Directv on TV which I love with about 10 Premium stations. My preference, style wise is Contemporary.. this hotel is Traditional design, but that is just personal preference,,, no reason not to give highest rating. Free Breakfast is average, but I have no complaints. You must be in breakfast room by 930 though... you can stay as late as you want if you get in by 930. About 10 Block walk to Warner Brothers Studio Tour. Paramount Studios about 15 minutes away. Great Mexican & Thai / Japanese Restaurant across street. Also historic Barbecue/Steak place about 10 blocks away, SmokeHouse Restaurant. NOTE TO THOSE LIVING OUTSIDE CA OR USA Burbank is a suburb of Los Angeles. PARKING in general is a major issue, in entire LA area. Most of the hotels, do not actually have their own parking. Some have just a few spaces. Many have third party agreements, where parking can cost $40 US per day. Many of these limit you to entry of once per day. This hotel is different. They have 2 levels of parking, right under the hotel. Parking is never an issue. It is secure. It is on hotel property and secure. You can enter and exit as often as you wish. This alone, sets this hotel, apart from others. If you are visiting, trust me, this attribute is invaluable. Before you book another hotel, ask them detailed questions about parking. Bottom line, I come here about 20+ days a year to visit family in the area and to is it sites. I highly recommend.

  • 3
    « review »

    very average mid range hotel, but clean and easy location. staff helpful, walking distance to restaurants including for breakfast. I do not eat the breakfast offered at the hotel. Bed average, shower has good pressure but is short, AC good to have!

    5
    « Universal Studios Vacation »

    I booked this hotel through Universal Studios website for vacation packages. I traveled with my family of 5 and was very pleased with our 2 room suite. It was very spacious with a wet bar, mini fridge, and microwave. There was two private rooms with king and queen beds. There's also a pull out couch. We visited the pool on the second floor. It was a little small but clean and fun. Breakfast was also provided. The kids enjoyed the make your own waffles.

    4
    « Nice hotel »

    We had a good stay. The rate is high but breakfast is included. We think the reason the breakfast bar is not always filled is that the same person is also checking people out. Maybe more employees would help. However, the rooms are large and vey clean.

    4
    « Nice hotel, shame about the breakfast »

    Nice hotel - claim location, clean, comfortable, ample free parking, friendly helpful staff. Let down only by the poor quality of the breakfast which is not at all in line with the standing of the hotel - shame !

    3
    « yes was ok »

    Probably not fair to review a hotel after you stay at another hotel in another city, which I would have given 6 stars, and at half the price. This hotel was expensive, yes I realise it was in Burbank. Not a very welcoming counter staff.....seemed as if they would rather be elsewhere. The hotel itself was at a good standard. BUT as per a previous BW hotel at LAX...they have a under window airconditioner mounted....good if you like to sleep next to an aeroplane....we had to turn it off at night. Breakfast was average.... ran out of coffee ...I had to go and find someone to fill it up. Free Wifi was ok, free parking was good. I had to use a PC in their "business room".....tiny room ...hot.....2 PCs .... printer not working...I had to wedge the door open to allow some ventilation ! Room was clean and comfortable, king bed was good. A few eateries in walking distance. Would I stay here again....maybe being close to Universal...but not at that price.

    2
    « Basic Stay in a City of Luxury »

    I do not recommend this place as the pool is small and cold, the bed is lumpy and saggy, and the price is exorbitant. No milk available for cereal in the morning and I could not use my points, but that does not matter as I doubt I will stay at a Best Western again.

    4
    « Perfect for the WB studio tour! »

    We stayed here 1 night in April 2016 as we had arranged for a WB studio tour in the morning. It was a very short walk in the morning. The hotel is nice, as nice as you can expect from a best western. Clean hotel, comfortable bed, easy check-in/check-out and a very nice cafe next door with great food. You cannot beat free parking in their underground garage!! It is not the most stylish, rooms are a bit dark and outdated, but spacious. For our purposes, we did not care. Would definitely recommend for a short stay based on location for the tour.

    5
    « Very Convenient location »

    This hotel is in a very convenient location. # block to Warner Brothers and less than 3 miles to Universal Studios. The parking is safe and free. The room was clean and quiet. There are many restaurants within walking distance.

    5
    « Spacious rooms and excellent service »

    This was our second stay at the hotel as we are caring for a senior relative. The rooms are spacious and clean and the staff are very caring and supportive of our needs and situation. (My only negative is that I would like to see an alternative to the turkey sausage for breakfast.) We will definitely return.

    3
    « Staff gets 5 stars, room 3 stars, location 4 stars, lack of attention to detail & price 2 stars »

    So I am conflicted about our 2-night stay here. On the one-hand the staff, in particular the caring man at the front desk, elevates my review overall. On the other-hand, having full trash cans at breakfast, no orange juice, no syrup, little coffee left, just after a staff member lady walked through the breakfast area as if she was making sure everything was OK, was a severe disappointment, especially for the myriad of travelers on a schedule here.. .. And this was the second day of breakfast after the first day my Mom's milk curdled when it was put in her coffee. Both days we reported our concerns to the front desk man who was sincerely apologetic and rectified the situations immediately. The first night stay I listened to loud bass music in some nearby room for 30 minutes until it was too much for son to fall asleep to, called the front desk, and was told a noise complaint would be delivered. Son and I finally fell asleep an hour later with no noise being turned down. And the view of our room .. a brick wall of an adjoining building about 3 feet from my window. Second morning a housekeeper came by at 8:00 AM to see if we'd checked out. We were just on our way to breakfast, it seemed mighty early on checkout day to see if we were gone. The price during a weekday stay, $225 each night. The underground parking was nice and easy. While I wanted to like this stay there were just too many negatives about the experience (though again the front desk guy gets all the credit this stay). Oh, and an Uber ride to Universal Studios from this location was only $5 each way, that was a positive :)

  • 4
    « Good Option for Universal Studios Hollywood »

    Stayed 2 nights with family for Universal Studios visit. All decent hotels in the area were expensive, but this one offered a good blend of amenities vs. price. Free parking, good breakfast, good location, very clean rooms.

    3
    « Great Location »

    Everyone at the front desk was both friendly and helpful. If you are visiting Warner Brothers Studios this location is in easy walking distance. If you are visiting Universal Studios it is a short drive from this motel. There is parking in the lower levels for no added charge. The Wi-Fi worked very well. The king size bed was comfortable. The TV had the largest selection of channels I have seen in any Best Western. My only complaint, and it is a minor one, is that the shower head requires any one who is six feet tall or taller to contort their body to wash their hair and upper torso.

    3
    « Nice place. Great location. »

    This is a typical Best Western. Nice clean rooms, very nice staff, and plenty of (free onsite) parking. Amazing location. Just a few minutes drive to Universal Studios. Steps from Warner Bros. Barely 10 minutes from Burbank Airport. The pool is the size of a postage stamp, and cold, but we didn't go there to swim. It was the perfect choice for our Universal Studios visit, and we'd gladly stay there again. I'd pass on the free hot breakfast (the eggs and sausage were terrible) but the cold options were very nice. We had plenty to eat to start our day. We will be back.

    5
    « family vacation »

    the location was close to universal Hollywood and the area was real nice and quiet. Warren Brothers studio was one block away. The hotel was very nice and the breakfast wasn't too bad. The laundry room was small one washer and one dryer but we managed to get our laundry done after a few hours. The price for the stay was the most I've ever payed for from best western, really pricy just to sleep in the rooms. But it's California and close to universal and warren brothers studio.

    4
    « Very nice quiet place to stay. »

    Our only gripe is the room could of been cleaner, but that should be easy to fix. No one is perfect! :) This location was extremely quiet and fit our needs perfectly. The location is minutes away from Universal Studios and Shuttle parking for the Hollywood Bowl. Would definitely consider this hotel again for future trips to LA. The attached Novocafe is an excellent place to eat for breakfast ,lunch and dinner.

    5
    « Nice clean hotel with friendly staff. »

    Stayed 4 days here and it was a nice clean and tidy place to relax after long days of studio tours and sightseeing. Very quiet at the back of the hotel on the third floor and a great location for access to the freeways and L.A.

    4
    « Would definitely return! »

    You can't beat the location of this hotel- we walked to the Warner Brothers studio tour in 5 minutes, drove to universal studios in 10 minutes, and were surrounded by all kinds of fun restaurants nearby. The rooms were clean and spacious, staff was friendly (even when we checked in at 2:30 AM after a delayed flight) and breakfast was good, if a bit simple. I will definitely stay here again when I'm in LA next

    5
    « Warner Bros. Studio within walking distance!! »

    The room was clean and good size for my daughter and I. Comfortable beds. Small fridge in room was helpful. Had microwave but did not use. Stayed four nights while on vacation to see a couple tapings of our favorite shows. Easy walk to Warner Bros. Studio for the tour as well as Gate 3 for check in of Big Bang and/or Ellen. Short drive to CBS studios in Studio City. Would stay again if doing studios in and around the Burbank area. FREE parking!!!

    4
    « Nice stay »

    We had a pleasant stay at this hotel. The service was excellent. However, when we asked for an extra blanket, they were out, and the printer in the business area did not work which presented a problem when we needed to print our airline tickets.

    5
    « Excellent Hotel »

    Excellent Hotel in a great location! Very clean, spacious and nice hotel. The free breakfast was nice. You could make your own waffles. We were very impressed with the size of the rooms. Parking was excellent too. There is a parking garage under the hotel. We felt very safe in parking there. There were several restaurants within walking distance too.

  • 4
    « Decent Place to Stay »

    The hotel was a no frills, good place to stay overnight. The room was on the slightly smaller size but clean and the beds were comfortable. The breakfast was not great but had enough options to tide you over. The only issue I had was that the pillows were very perfumy, almost to the point of un-useable.

    4
    « My 2nd stay. »

    This makes the second time I stayed here and will not hesitate to stay again the next time I am in Burbank. Courteous staff and the property is clean. Visiting Disney Studios so the proximity is excellent to both Disney and Warner Brothers. I definitely recommend.

    5
    « Comfortable stay »

    Clean room and comfortable bed. Breakfast was fine as well. Staff very accommodating and polite. We will stay here again and have already made reservations for our next visit. It's close to all the attractions the area has to offer. We recommend this hotel,

    4
    « Amazingly comfortable beds! »

    We stayed at the Best Western Plus Media Center on January 23rd and 24th (room 302). Being the weekend, it was not full so there was plenty of parking underground (no cost) and the room was very quiet so slept well on the great bed. The room was large and comfortable as was the bathroom. My only negative comment has to do with lighting. The lamps were nice but did not illuminate the room enough and did not work well for reading. The hotel is across the street from a good Mexican restaurant and fairly close to other dining establishments. We would stay there again if we were in the area.

    4
    « Good Hotel, Central location »

    We stayed in the 'Suite-1 King Bed with a sofa-bed'. The room was large and had a microwave and mini fridge. Having two rooms and two televisions was handy for all of the family. The bathroom had plenty of room and the shower had the brilliant shower head. It's located near major roads for easy access to other suburbs (i.e. Down-town Burbank, Pasadena & Hollywood) but has a residential area behind the hotel. The Warner Bros. Studio Tour, VONS supermarket, restaurants including Bob's Big Boy are all close and within a short walking distance. The coin operated laundry on the premises was $1 per load. The free onsite parking is underneath the Hotel. I would stay there again.

    4
    « Rose Bowl Trip »

    A trip to the Rose Bowl game and parade was a once in a life time trip. Rooms were high priced and at a premium but we found one at the Media Center. This is a nice clean hotel with a great location to many fun places. The beds were comfortable and a good size room. Breakfast was a buffet that hotels offer, the Mexican restaurant right across the street is really good for lunch or dinner. Also parking is underground and free.

    5
    « Nice Quiet Place »

    It's a nice peaceful place to stay. We were five members. So booked a suite. Spacious comfortable rooms. Breakfast is complimentary. But spread is not impressive. Another issue is only one restroom for such a big suite which accommodated 5 persons. Lot of dining options available in the vicinity. Location was very convenient for our visits to Universal Studio and Hollywood Boulevard. Overall enjoyed the stay.

    5
    « Excellent, Quiet Motel with Excellent Customer Service »

    We came here to celebrate our daughter's Sweet 16th Birthday! We enjoyed the back roads to get to the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Blvd thanks to excellent directions by the front staff. Both Andrew and Theresa were very accommodating. We then enjoyed a full day at Universal Studios, which is also only a 10 minute drive from here. The Mexican restaurant across the street is excellent and reasonably priced. Finally, Mulholland Drive is just a five minute drive away and we saw the HOLLYWOOD sign. We will definitely be back to this quiet, nice motel. Thank you!

    4
    « Very nice stay until the very end »

    Great property with excellent staff. When we got home we realized something important had been left behind in our room and it was immediately reported. Was told by staff (twice) the item was not located. Hard to believe as we did not bring it home. The item contained prescription drugs and I have to believe it was located.........and kept. Very disappointing!

    4
    « A very clean nice hotel »

    We have stayed here a few times now. Beautiful rooms, a decent continental breakfast, a small but nice pool, and underground parking. If there was one drawback is the price. It has to be high because of the area, and if you look hard you could find a cheaper hotel, without all the niceties this hotel has.

  • 4
    « weekend away »

    The room was very spacious and there was a refrigerator and microwave along with coffee maker. The fitness room needs to be bigger very clean and breakfast was okay. There are a lot of restaurants nearby which makes it very nice to go to and have dinner or drinks and then be close by the hotel.

    5
    « First Visit, Enjoyed, Will Stay Again »

    We stayed here during Thanks Giving. Place was quiet and we had choice of room, easy car parking, great access to breakfast. Breakfast included a couple of hot items such as eggs and sausages, cereals, juice, coffee, yogurt etc Pro's - nice rooms, close to Universal Studios and Warner Studios, Media Room (to print out those Universal PDF tickets for free. Con's - Its mainly a business hotel, we used it as a family hotel, so you may need to drive (rather than walk) to find meals. Don't expect views (you'll get this from Universal Studios!). We were there during Thanks Giving, so things were quiet anyway. Its a nicely maintained and safe feeling property - enjoy!

    3
    « So so hotel in quiet location »

    Close to VONS supermarket where we can grab some fruits, about 15-min walk. Impossible to walk to any shopping areas - too far. We had to uber to downtown Burbank and Glendale for some shopping. I must say it is a 20-min walk to Warner Brothers Studio where we had a 2-hr exciting tour. Wifi sucks in the room, most of the time we cannot send text messages out. This hotel is by far the worst connection compared to other Best Western hotels we have stayed in the last 2 months. Thanks to the housekeepers who cleaned our room, she certainly did a good job!

    5
    « Best Western Plus Media center »

    Excellent Best Western Plus Property. Rooms were clean & extra roomy. the facility was very clean and the business center was convenient in the front lobby and private, The Best Western was convenient to the local freeway but away from the noise of a freeway.

    4
    « Full marks for location and cleanliness! »

    Run by a Mr Patel - who was very kind to us when we finally figured out that he was the owner and spoke to him on our last day in LA - this hotel's USP is definitely its location - practically next door to the Warner Brothers Studio and a quick drive away from Hollywood Walk of Fame, Kodak Theatre, Universal Studios and a host of other attractions. For a no-fuss, no-frills establishment, the rooms are large, well-lit and adequately appointed with most things that one would need for a short stay spent mostly sightseeing. The skeletal staff (literally...you barely see anybody but everything works!) keeps the place spotless and the person at the front desk, who pops up whenever you are anywhere near the lobby, tries his best to help even though he couldn't do much about a leaky faucet on our first night. But that was a very small hitch in an otherwise comfortable stay. Several reviews have commented on the tiny closet in the room, but it serves its purpose for a two-night vacation. The complimentary breakfast is simple, limited but efficient enough for people like us who can manage with nothing more elaborate than cereal, bread, fruits, yoghurt, juices and beverages to start the day. You can also make your own waffles in the dining room. For a more filling breakfast - and all other meals - there are plenty of good eateries within walking distance. The icing on the cake? Free parking and free internet! What more can you ask for?

    5
    « Great and Pleasant Experience »

    This hotel was in a great location for my business trip, the internet and complimentary continental breakfast was key to my stay. I left every morning for work and by 4 pm when i got back my room was clean, bed made and new towels every time. While i was there i had to do some laundry and even left all my quarters out on the desk and never i missed a single one. There was a back order on their breakfast scrambled eggs but was nothing crazy.

    4
    « Good location--Amazing parking! »

    The location for close-in Valley, near Hollywood, and easy on and off the 134 Freeway, couldn't be better and still be in a relatively quiet, less frantic neighborhood. The underground parking has at least 2 levels, is easy to get into and navigate and has large spaces--a major plus. The rooms are clean and quite spacious. Breakfast is ample and fresh. One negative are the finishing touches--wallpaper, molding, fixtures,etc.--which are cheap and poorly done. Another is the pool which is on the second floor, totally unshaded, and postage stamp in size. But for a good stay within walking distance of good restaurants and Warner Brothers Studios, that's not too bad.

    4
    « Best Western Plus in Burbank CA »

    This Best Western Plus Media Center Inn and Suites is a very clean, customer friendly place to stay. The room was great with all the right amenities and very clean. The Continental breakfast had a variety of choices. I recommend this hotel for your Burbank stay.

    4
    « Great Hotel! »

    Perfect quiet hotel. Room oversized and very clean. Free parking. Andrew at front desk was wonderful!. Breakfast continental..the usual. No restaurant on site but awesome mexican restaurant across street called Don Cuco.

    2
    « Try To Sleep In A Firm! »

    A quiet hotel that has a free parking. Self laundry is a plus. Vending machines in each floor is convenient. Express check in & out. Large rooms with comfortable beds. Felt like guests are under authoritarian power of hotel's management. Breakfast hall closes the door at 9:30 sharp. Don't dream to have extra pillows because it's not allowed. It is considered a taboo to ask for a weighing scale. Poor breakfast items with very limited tables (8 tables only) and a very narrow food display area that makes it very crowded. The pool is very small and not well maintained.

 

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·From: The north. Take Interstate 5 to State Route 170 to State Route 134, exit at Pass Avenue. Make a right turn on Pass Avenue to Riverside Drive. Turn left on Riverside Drive. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Media Center Inn & Suites is just ahead. ·From: The south. Take State Route 101 North and exit at Barham Boulevard. Turn right on Barham Boulevard to Hollywood Way. Turn left on Hollywood Way to Riverside Drive. Turn left on Riverside Drive. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Media Center Inn & Suites is just ahead. ·From: The east. Take State Route 134 and exit on Hollywood Way to Alameda Avenue. Turn left on Alameda Avenue to Hollywood Way. Turn left on Hollywood Way to Riverside Drive. Turn right on Rive...

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