2.5 star hotel
Area: Hollywood Hills
2.30 mi from Griffith Observatory
Best Rooms: Guests can enjoy a beautiful view of the pool and trees from rooms facing away from N Highland Ave., on floors 2 - 3.
Best Rooms: Situated next to Franklin Ave. and surrounded by the buildings, Hollywood Celebrity Hotel has no real views to offer.
Best Rooms: The inward-facing rooms at Days Inn Glendale on floors 2 - 6 offer a view of the pool. Rooms facing outward have a view of the city.
Best Rooms: Since the hotel is located in a residential area, there isn't much in the way of views.
3 star hotel
Area: Chandler Park, Burbank
3.50 mi from Griffith Observatory
Best Rooms: Rooms facing south on floors 1 - 2 offer a view of the pool.
3.5 star hotel
Area: City Center, Glendale
3.60 mi from Griffith Observatory
Best Rooms: Rooms offer a view of either the city or the mountains. This hotel has interior- and exterior-facing rooms, with the former facing the atrium.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing Pass Ave., Oak St. and the alley way offer nice mountain views from floors 3 - 4. Be aware, however, that these rooms are subject to some street noise.