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Top 9 Hotels Near Universal Studios


We researched Universal Studios hotels so you don't have to. Most are in Burbank, Studio City, Universal City, and because city boundaries can be quirky, a couple with Los Angeles and Hollywood addresses. It's hard to find inexpensive, nice hotels in this part of L. A. If you're on a budget, find a hotel near the MTA Red Line train and take it to Universal, saving on gas and parking as well as room rate.

To stay at some of these hotels well below list price, use our money-saving strategies

Find out how we choose the recommended hotels.

Best Western Media Center

Located in Burbank's Media Center (thus the name)

Beverly Garland

Close to Universal Studios and Hollywood and located on 7 tree-shaded acres, this hotel is one of the area's best bargains.

Coast Anabelle

Convenient to Burbank airport, Hollywood, Beverly Hills
  • 2011 West Olive Ave., Burbank
  • 47 rooms
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Convenient to Burbank airport, Hollywood, Beverly Hills
  • 322 North Pass Avenue, Burbank
  • 101 rooms
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Marriott Burbank Airport

Located right across the street from the Burbank airport
  • 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank
  • 492 rooms
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Hilton Universal City at Universal Studios

Hilltop location gives nice views
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Marriott Courtyard

This lower end of the Marriott chain offers few fancy frills, but usually provides a comfortable night's sleep.
  • 2100 Empire Avenue, Burbank
  • 184 rooms
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Safari Inn

A Burbank landmark
  • 1911 West Olive Avenue, Burbank
  • 55 rooms
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Sportsmen's Lodge

Country comfort in the city with 8 acres of grounds
  • 12825 Ventura Blvd., Studio City
  • 200 rooms
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