The Safari Inn is one of Burbank’s best kept historical landmarks! This famous little Inn was built in 1955 and has managed to maintain the same style essence since its original construction. It is one of the only properties left in the city with a 1950’s retro décor and a neon sign that lights up Olive Avenue.
The Safari Inn is well known throughout the entertainment industry as a preferred location for several scenes in films that have included Blockbuster movie titles such as “True Romance,” “Coach Carter,” “Apollo 13,” along with numerous appearances in breakthrough series such as “Six Feet Under,” “CSI: Vegas,” “Prison Break,” “Desperate Housewives” and “Monk.” The exterior of the Safari Inn has also been used in album covers for famous rock bands such as “The Wallflowers.”
This place has been a home for some great writers, artists and editors in the entertainment industry. The Inn is still a place where industry buffs go to flush out ideas using the historic retro flair as their “muse.” In addition to preference of nearby studios and residents of Burbank, the Safari Inn has become a fun getaway for vacationing families and individuals alike looking for a little bit of Hollywood in their Burbank getaway. The original Safari Inn sign has brought countless people to the property for over 55 years and continues to be eye candy for many individuals today.
Party like a star! Sleep like a baby… The famous Safari Inn.