Burbank airport recommended; Uber and Lyft service available there.

Rooms at the retreat center are $60 per night. No internet, no TV.

Very simple sleeping rooms on second floor of Lionheart’s classroom house. (Individual shared bathrooms.)
Full kitchen access and 5 minute walk from grocery store and fast food restaurants.
To make a reservation, call 818-365-1071.

Poverello Retreat Center,

All hotels below are approximately within the same price range, $105 +
Most honor AAA discount, but must inquire. All locations below are approximately a 15 to 20 minute drive to Poverello so a car is required.

Best Western, 3 ½ stars

Airtel Hotel, 3 stars

Tarzana Inn, 4 stars, is a further drive to Poverello Retreat Center, (about 30 minutes) but a 5 minute walk to Whole Foods and tons of fantastic restaurants in a lovely area, called Tarzana (named after Tarzan whose creator used to live there!) with lots of shops in a safe neighborhood.

Link for list of hotels in the San Fernando Valley area near the retreat center…Google, “Hotels near San Fernando Valley, California”