Hotel Amarano, Hollywood Bowl, Burbank, California, Blog

The Perfect Ticket for a Summer Getaway!

Summer never looked so promising… seeking a summer getaway that will rejuvenate your senses and reignite that spark of youth and exploration? Hotel Amarano has the answers. Conveniently located in Burbank, CA, you will have easy access to an array of attractions. Not to be missed are the upcoming events at the Hollywood Bowl. Whether your musical tastes are classical or modern, you will be able to enjoy the perfect concert at this iconic performance venue. Upcoming artists include Steely Dan, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, Brandy Carlile, Buddy Guy and many others.

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Hotel Amarano, Burbank, Harry Potter

Welcome to Burbank, Harry Potter!

Hollywood has always been a magical place, but this summer, Los Angeles will have more wizards, witches, and muggles than ever before. The new Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ is now open at Universal Studios Hollywood, and we’re excited to help our guests explore the shops, rides, and interactive wonders of this magical new world.

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2016 WonderCon at the LA Convention Center

March has finally arrived, which can only mean one thing for pop culture aficionados everywhere – WonderCon is upon us yet again. Presented by Comic-Con International and taking place March 25 to March 27 at the LA Convention Center, WonderCon is THE premiere comic book and entertainment convention in the LA area each year.

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Union Station Comes Alive with Music on Friday Nights

Trains, locomotives, railroad cars – once a cutting edge means of transportation that brought common people further than they’d ever thought imaginable. Today, with so many options for travel, the stations have largely emptied out, discreetly containing all the style and class of history awaiting another opportunity to make themselves useful to this modern society.
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The Oscars 2016: Nominations for Best Picture

Here at the Hotel Amaramo Burbank, we are eagerly awaiting the 2016 Oscars right along with our guests. This year’s Oscars, which are hosted by funnyman extraordinaire, Chris Rock will air on Sunday, February, 28 at 7pm eastern and 4pm pacific time, and promises to be one to remember, thanks in part to the abundance of brilliant movies up for awards. The Oscar’s most prestigious award, Best Picture, include some of the year’s most memorable films:
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On the Run: LA Marathon and US Olympic Trials

Few things are more compelling than a high-stakes athletic event; and this weekend, Los Angeles will be treated to two. On Saturday, February 13th, approximately 250 women and 200 men will vie for a spot on the U.S. Marathon team by running a 26.2 mile course beginning and ending at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The top three finishers in each gender division will be appointed to the U.S. Olympic team for 2016’s Rio De Janeiro. On Sunday, February 14th, runners will take on the 31st Los Angeles Marathon.
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Los Angeles Rams

The Rams Make Their Return to L.A.

Even though the offseason hasn’t even begun and we are still a few weeks away from the Super Bowl, the world of the NFL has been shook to its core with the announcement that the St. Louis Rams will be leaving that city and will be returning to L.A. This is a bitter goodbye for the St. Louis fans, but a homecoming for the city of L.A., who has been without an NFL team for nearly 20 years.
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El Nino Jetstream

The El Nino Scene in Greater L.A.

Chances are you’ve heard plenty about this season’s El Nino, one of the strongest on record. It’s bringing plenty of rain to Southern California (and, hopefully, loads of snow for the mountains). What does the unusually wet forecast mean for a potential visit to greater Los Angeles?
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Hogwarts is coming to Hollywood

Hogwarts Is Coming to Hollywood

Unless you’ve been living under a rock in the darkest cave in the most impenetrable forest at the ends of the Earth, you’ve probably heard of Harry Potter. And honestly, even in your rock-cave-forest home, we’re guessing you’ve still heard of it.

Good old Mr. Potter is a pretty big thing, and about to become a bigger one in Southern California. That’s right: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is coming to Universal Studios Hollywood!
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Ice Skating in Burbank

The Outdoor Burbank Skating Rink is Coming Back

Downtown Burbank has long been known for its exceptionally warm temperatures during fall, making it hard to believe that going ice skating outdoors is actually a possibility. Fortunately, though, in just a few short weeks, the Rink in Downtown Burbank is going to be reopened. Those who have used the rink in years past have always given it high levels of praise. Merchants and restaurants located in downtown Burbank also benefit from the rink because it increases traffic in the area.
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