Universal Studios Hollywood is a gateway to the other side of the silver screen, letting everyone feel like a blockbuster action hero with movie-themed attractions and activities. Fans will be bewitched by the Wizarding World of Harry Potter while older visitors may want to make straight for the nerve-jangling Walking Dead experience. The good news is, you can even beat the lines by opting for Universal Express tickets.
You don’t have to splash out too much when staying in the vicinity of the theme park. There are plenty of cheap hotels near Universal Studios Hollywood, such Portofino Inn Burbank, which is around a 10-minute drive away and also offers free WiFi and free breakfast. Other cost-effective places to stay include:
Getting to and from the theme park is easy when you stay at Sportsmen’s Lodge - it’s one of a number of hotels which have free shuttle services, and the Lodge also boasts the largest pool in the San Fernando Valley. Free jaunts to Universal Studios Hollywood are also offered by Safari Inn, a Coast Hotel, where other perks include spacious rooms and free WiFi, while stylish guestrooms await at Coast Annabel Hotel Burbank, another Los Angeles pad offering free shuttles to the park.