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Harry Potter Light Show at Universal Studios Hollywood

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Last year, Universal Studios Hollywood debuted to much fanfare—and the delight of legions of fans—its Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme zone. Now that tribute to J.K. Rowling’s epically popular boy-wizard and his adventures is going to ramp up its already extraordinary spectacle.

Beginning June 23, the theme park will launch the “Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle,” an afterhours light show that will run several times each evening. Given how stupendous the projections were that accompanied the 2016 opening of the Wizarding World, this upgrade is bound to be a new highlight (so to speak) of the world-class attraction.

And with boutique accommodations at the Hotel Amarano, you’re not only close at hand to the all-ages delights of Universal Studios Hollywood: We also offer an unbeatable package deal for taking advantage of the theme park and its cutting-edge Harry Potter installation.

The “Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle”

The brand-new light show at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter will illuminate Hogwarts Castle—aka Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry—as well as nearby Hogsmeade Village. According to Universal Studios Hollywood, the light show “showcases the four houses of Hogwarts: Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, and Slytherin that culminates with awesome beams of light that fan into the night sky.”

That visual wonderment comes accompanied by a high-classic soundtrack: a musical score written specially for the show by legendary composer John Williams (who wrote much of the music for the Harry Potter films) and recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra.

The Nighttime Lights at Hogswart Castle will be the icing on the cake of the Wizarding World’s feast of attractions, which include the Harry Potter & the Forbidden Journey and Flight of the Hippogriff amusement rides and the interactive Ollivander’s Wand Shop.

Take in the Hogwarts Light Show With Hotel Amarano’s Universal Studios Hollywood Package

As a Preferred Hotel Partner of Universal Studios Hollywood, we here at the Hotel Amarano are proud to offer our guests a very special Universal Studios Hollywood Package. This fantastic deal provides you with a complimentary shuttle to the theme park and complimentary parking, a pair of one-day passes, and a pair of complimentary cocktails when you arrive—plus Early Park Admission to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

Come check out the brand-new illumination spectacle at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Harry Potter wonderland, and choose the very best in boutique luxury lodgings in the Entertainment Capital of the World at Hotel Amarano!

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Urban Press Winery Hotel

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

When you think of California wine—that top-class grape esteemed around the world—we’d wager you’re picturing rolling foothills quilted in vineyards. And that’s certainly accurate, but it’s only part of the picture.
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History of Walt Disney Animation Studios in Burbank, CA

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

In 2017, it’s hard to imagine a world without Disney.

The characters, movies, and vacationlands under the Walt Disney brand are instantly recognizable around the world, after all, and the styles and techniques Walt Disney Animation Studios helped pioneer continue to influence cartoonists and filmmakers of all stripes.
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Hotel Amarano, Downtown, Burbank, CA, The Ellen Show, Accommodations

Downtown Burbank’s Finest: The Ellen Show

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Given our location here in downtown Burbank, the Hotel Amarano is right smack dab in the nexus of America’s entertainment industry. Our guests have the unique opportunity to visit some of the most iconic and influential television and film studios in the world.
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California Science Center  

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Looking for a way to take advantage of this President’s Day weekend? We’ve got an idea: Come soak in the lap of luxury at Hotel Amarano in the heart of Burbank, and take an edifying (and all-out fun) jaunt to the California Science Center over in spectacular Exhibition Park!
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The Autry Museum

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

As a guest of ours here at Hotel Amarano, you have greater Los Angeles’s undeniably world-class spread of museums at your disposal. From the California African American Museum and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to the Martial Arts Museum right here in Burbank, the metro area in fact lay claims to one of the most extensive collections of museums of any city in the world.
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Hotel Amarano, Rose Bowl, 2017, Burbank, California

2017 Rose Bowl

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

The country’s most venerable and well-attended bowl game—the “Granddaddy of Them All,” as they say—is fast approaching, and as a guest at Hotel Amarano you’re just a hop, skip, and a jump (relatively speaking) from the gridiron contest!
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Rose Parade, 2017, Hotel Amarano, Burbank, California

2017 Rose Parade

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Don’t miss one of the iconic New Year’s traditions in the country: the Tournament of Roses Rose Parade in Pasadena! It’s the 128th run-through of this float-tastic spectacle, which begins at 8 AM on January 2, 2017.
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Halloween Horrors (and Delights) in Burbank, CA

Monday, October 31st, 2016

It’s that deliciously spooky time of year, and even if Burbank’s (beautifully) balmy climate doesn’t deliver much in the way of atmospheric barren hardwoods and swirling golden leaves, we’ve got plenty to offer in the Halloween department.
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