Category Archive: Things To Do

The Rams Return to Los Angeles

August 10, 2016

It’s a big year for football in the City of Angels, to say the least. The Rams have come home to Los Angeles—their stomping grounds from 1946 to 1994—after more than two decades in the wilderness of St. Louis. The preseason is just about to kick off, so come stay with us at the Hotel Amarano and take in this historic year of LA gridiron action!
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Finding Dory in Burbank, CA

June 17, 2016

One of the most exciting things about our location in Burbank, California, is our proximity to the amazing events that happen in and around the world-famous Hollywood studios. There’s always something happening! Our staff at Hotel Amarano can’t wait for the upcoming release of the newest Disney Pixar movie, the long-awaited “Finding Dory.”
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History of Griffith Park in Los Angeles, CA

May 21, 2016

Our story begins with the Tongva and Gabrielino Native Americans at the mouth of the Fern Dell Canyon, now better known as Griffith Park. After thousands of years of inhabitance, a Spanish solider named José Feliz settled there in 1775, becoming the city’s administrator and ultimately driving out the Native Americans. Upon his retirement, José Feliz was rewarded for his service with 6,647 acres of land and created Rancho Los Feliz.
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The Perfect Ticket for a Summer Getaway!

April 29, 2016

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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Welcome to Burbank, Harry Potter!

April 12, 2016

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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The On-Stage Talent of Burbank

November 5, 2015

Hotel Amarano may be only a few minutes from the movie studios that produce your favorite on-screen entertainment, but the local talent in Burbank’s live theater rivals that of Universal Studios and Warner Bros. Where do you think the big stars come from anyway? From modern comedies to classic Shakespeare, there’s plenty of entertainment to fill your schedule.
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Universal Halloween Horror Nights 2015

October 16, 2015

What could be better than creepy crawlers, ghouls, zombies, and vampires from the studio that makes them for the world to see on film? Universal Studios Hollywood opens its doors to the public for one of the most amazing Halloween celebrations in Los Angeles. And guess what? It’s all live. You won’t be watching the zombies do their horrifying shuffle toward you on the silver screen – they’ll be on the very street where you stand.
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Come Experience the Best of California’s Beer Scene

August 31, 2015

The OktoBURfest beer festival in downtown Burbank will be sure to rival the annual Bavarian traditional festival held in Germany. With more than 45 breweries and three biergartens, there will be no reason to fly to Europe for an authentic Oktoberfest experience.
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Take In the Burbank International Film Festival

August 27, 2015

Out of the many great things to do around the hotel, one of the most interesting is the yearly Burbank International Film Festival, which takes place from September 9th through September 13th. The atmosphere of the festival is electric. You’ve got industry people trying to make deals and wannabe filmmakers and performers trying to impress. You’ve got established stars and young starlets. And of course, there are so many beautiful people moving about and the throngs of photographers snapping away.
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