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Disneyland Hotel - On Disneyland Resort Property

Orange County, CA, US (SNA)

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Disneyland Hotel - On Disneyland Resort Property
1150 W Magic Way, Orange County, CA US 92802

Make yourself at home in one of the 990 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and premium TV channels provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature makeup/shaving mirrors and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with voice mail.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Dip into one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities including a waterslide and a fitness facility. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 5 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, audiovisual equipment, and currency exchange. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference/meeting rooms, a ballroom, and banquet facilities. Parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 5 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

The Disneyland® Hotel's pool area, updated in 2011, is a tribute to the early years of Disneyland® Park. Guests can splash down 2 slides at the Monorail waterslide, cool off at the 4-foot deep, partially shaded D-Ticket pool, or relax in the Minnie Mouse spa tub. Poolside cabanas featuring wireless Internet access, refrigerators, and flat-screen televisions are available (surcharge).

The preferred airport for Disneyland Hotel - On Disneyland Resort Property is Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne) - 16 km / 10 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 15 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 22 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Based on 2463 reviews
from Aliso Viejo, California
Submitted on 03-06-2016
Second Time Staying at this hotel. Stayed Premium Club Level Month of May Okay I will admit this is not a biased review, it is a review based on experience with Disney. Please let me provide a bit of background, stayed at most deluxe Disney hotels in Fla and Ca. Beach Club is my all time favorite, until our second stay at Dland Hotel, the OG. The rooms are AWESOME. They are huge and can fit a family of four comfortably, they are clean, they are themed. Of course I play the Resort Video Guide the... Read more
from Seattle
Submitted on 03-06-2016
This was our first trip with a 3.5 yr old to Disneyland. We checked in quite late (11pm) and it was a bit confusing as there was no one at the gate and nothing was coming out of the ticket machine. So, we just pulled forward. Short term parking is still a bit of a haul if you have luggage and a kiddo and no help was to be found. Somehow we dragged it all over. At check-in, I was a bit frustrated with the staff person that assisted me because she just wanted to hand me a bunch of papers and se... Read more
from Sydney, Australia
Submitted on 04-06-2016
We decided to stay at the Disneyland Hotel because of the iconic nature of this property. I first visited this hotel in 1975 on my first visit to the USA and Disneyland. My friend and I rode the monorail into the Hotel lobby and were enthralled. We had never seen anything like this hotel, we were, of course young and poor and were staying in one of the cheaper properties in the area. The next time I visited Disneyland was with my husband and children in 1991. We still couldn't afford to stay a... Read more
from San Francisco, California
Submitted on 05-06-2016
It was my 2 1/2 years old first Disneyland visit, and my first return after 8 years. We decided to stay at Disneyland hotel because it is close to the parks, and we were hoping for the Disney experience here. Our room is spacious and had a nice view of the swimming pool. The staff were nice. The pool, kid water slide and hot tub were great. The distance to the park down town Disneyland was great. But it is lacking the magical experience I was hoping for. This was just an average 3.5-4 stars hote... Read more
from Cornwall, Canada
Submitted on 06-06-2016
Stayed here for a week to attend a business conference. It was a beautiful resort. The rooms were nice and full of Disney finishing touches. The pool areas and bar were fantastic. Conference facilities were nice, all the meals were great. I would love to go back with my family and enjoy the area for pleasure soon!!
from Sechelt, Canada
Submitted on 07-06-2016
We had a room in the adventure tower overlooking the main pool. the rooms are very spacious and bathrooms are huge, the beds are comfortable. My son went to look for the pop machines and get us some drinks but he needed change, instead of giving him change for his 10.00 they just asked him what he was needing and gave him a ice bucket full of pops for us for free. The walk to the park is short. The kids met 5 different characters in the lobby, and we also had breakfast at goofys kitchen. The p... Read more
from Fresno, California, Usa
Submitted on 08-06-2016
This was my family's first stay at the Disneyland Hotel. We just loved the whole experience. We were there for our daughter's dance competition. The atmosphere at the hotel is great. The room was fabulous. Our view was of Downtown Disney. Even though there were long waits at the elevator it still did not spoil our stay here. We definitely will be staying here again next year.
from Shakopee,MN
Submitted on 10-06-2016
We stayed at the Disneyland Hotel for Mother's Day weekend. We were there for the Tinkerbell Half Marathon. I had stayed at the Disneyland hotel back in 1976 and had such wonderful memories of the monorail and how beautiful the hotel was so we decided to splurge and pay the higher price for this hotel. Check in was fast and easy. The hotel was completely booked and our room was not ready. We were traveling with my 5 year old niece. The agent asked if it was her first visit and who her favorite ... Read more
from Ohio
Submitted on 26-06-2016
While in CA visiting some relatives, my 9yo and I spent 3 nights at DL hotel. We stayed in one of the Concierge rooms at the hotel and were able to enjoy the lounge in the hotel. Our room was generously spacious for the two of us, and would have been still very roomy if the rest of my family had been with us. The room was spotless, and we only had an issue with one drawer in the dresser that did not want to stay shut. Given the placement of the dresser, it was a potential hazard since it wo... Read more
from Avon, Connecticut
Submitted on 26-06-2016
I grew up in Arizona, frequenting Disneyland- never stayed at the hotel, but was always walking around the grounds and shopping. Then I started going to Orlando, stayed onsite multiple times. Now, when I returned to DLH, I was disappointed. The grounds were nice and well kept, but not special. The rooms had hidden Mickeys and a few nice touches, but not Magic. If it wasn't for the cast member discount, it would be way too expensive for what we got. Maybe the Frontier Tower was old, but I wa... Read more
from Naples, Florida
Submitted on 26-06-2016
Pros: The rooms were clean and the pool area was well maintained. The location is great for people that can handle some walking since you can walk through Downtown Disney into the parks. We also used the monorail which was convenient. The monorail slides were fun. Cons: The pool area needed a water station. The in-room dining food was bland.
from Orlando, Florida
Submitted on 26-06-2016
Stayed 4 nights at this iconic property. *Main lobby was meh. Check-in line was slow but Cast were great. *Location is fantastic with a short walk to monorail or both park entrances. *Had a premium downtown Disney view in adventure tower which allowed for fireworks viewing. *CAUTION: Live music each night outside of ESPN is loud and can easily be heard in these rooms. It ends at 10pm. *Reasonable view from 7th floor but you'll want higher to get above trees blocking some views. *Elevators are sl... Read more
Submitted on 29-06-2016
We stayed 7 nights in a 2 bedroom suite (one king, 2 queens, and a pull out sofa). We had plenty of room for the 7 of us. It is basically a one bedroom suite with an adjoining standard room. We were in the Fantasy Tower with a view of the fireworks. No complaints! We loved this room. (well...maybe one! Why no microwave Disney???). Our family left and we stayed a little longer, so we checked into a standard room overlooking the pool. Rm. 2034 had no hot water and the tub drain wasn't working w... Read more
from Oneida, Tennessee
Submitted on 01-07-2016
Our family enjoyed a 4 night Disneyland Resort stay at the Disneyland Hotel in June. We stayed in the concierge portion of the Adventure Tower and it was very nice. At check in, a friendly cast member, A.J., took us to the E Ticket Club room to explain things about the hotel and parks. Although we had booked a standard pool/garden view room, we were upgraded to what Disney called a Downtown Disney view room. We found that this description was not accurate. The view actually was of Disneyland!. T... Read more
Submitted on 02-07-2016
Stayed two nights at this hotel in with my family. Services rendered were good. The view was great since it enabled us to watch the fireworks from our room since it facing Disneyland. Rooms are clean and spacious. The food was really good. Friendly staffs and nice reception. If come back to Disneyland in future, this hotel would certainly be our first choice for accommodations.
from North Andover, MA
Submitted on 03-07-2016
We stayed here to splurge and get the magic hour and it was the last hotel on property that was available. Only through Trip Advisor though. The property itself was sold out if you called them directly. The room was comfortable although I wish we had been able to get a view over the Disney Downtown area where we would have been able to see the fireworks too. There was a great cut through to the CA Adventure Park through the Grand Californian entrance to the park. It's good to get there early to... Read more
from Sydney
Submitted on 03-07-2016
As it was our first time in Disneyland we decided to stay in the Fairytale Suite at the Disneyland Hotel. The staff at the VIP desk were very helpful and courteous. Dave from the E-lounge was tremendously helpful with following through on resolving itinerary issues. I was quite impressed with his initiative. Great things about the room: + size is spacious + bathroom is impressive + good view of fireworks + daily gifts from the cast members + magic hour + VIP viewing area for World of Colour +... Read more
Submitted on 04-07-2016
The one-bedroom suites are large and comfortable. The queen sofa bed is comfortable. (I love the smell of the complimentary shampoo and conditioner.) Staying in a Disney hotel comes with perks - like complimentary monorail rides into Disneyland. The hotels are also adjacent to the parks - convenient when you have a tired family.
from Fort Worth, Texas
Submitted on 05-07-2016
Staying with Disney makes you part of the magic 24/7 but when the magic starts to show its age it can be a little bit of a let down. Disney stands for so many good things but to neglect basic maintenance will only come back to bite in the end
from Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Submitted on 05-07-2016
Grand building, great service and staff, and wonderful family themes. A touch of pixy dust around every corner., from nice displays of the magic Kingdom Castle in the main lobby to a Disney character buffet. Wifi available throughout the entire resort, Tiki bar and a giant pool themed to the Disneyland monorail just behind the resort in a courtyard setting.
from hebguy03
Submitted on 05-07-2016
*The rooms are very clean, modern, and up to date. *The fireworks light up headboard is a unique feature. *We had adjoining rooms in the Fantasy Tower. The second room was a little larger with a sofa bed and a second vanity area, which was nice. *The beds/pillows are very comfortable. *The rooms are very quiet/soundproof. Rarely did we hear anyone else even walking by. *You can't beat the location!!! You can't beat the location!! *The kids enjoyed the pool area and monorail slides. *We used Su... Read more
from San Mateo, California
Submitted on 05-07-2016
Checked in Friday July first. No line at check in. Never a wait for elevators. Stayed in adventure tower. Beds were very comfortable.We all loved the castle carved headboard that lit up and played music. Early admission every morning of your stay definitely makes paying extra for the disneyland hotel well worth the price. Pool and slides really fun and relaxing. About a 10 minute easy walk through Downtown Disney to reach the parks or you can walk 5 minutes to the monorail station. Was hesitant ... Read more
from Beirut, Lebanon
Submitted on 08-07-2016
Before I start reviewing, I have to say that the whole experience is indeed Magical. With all the crowds, and the lines, and the little disappointment I'm going to express, it was still an experience we will never forget. It's Disney after all, the home of Magic that made us all dream growing up. I wanted this to be as perfect as possible. So before I booked I called the Disney hotline for information, and then went into chat with one of their support officers on their website to get the best a... Read more
from Montreal,Quebec
Submitted on 10-07-2016
We stayed in the Adventure Tower and the room itself was fine. We had a king sized bed and there was still lots of space to move even with our luggage. There's a mini fridge that comes in handy. As for the bathroom, it wasn't particularly well lit even after their recent renovations. The pool and landscaping around the resort was fantastic. There's a hot tub but it's always packed! The hotel isn't too far from the parks and but you still need to walk. Downtown Disney is just 5 minutes away b... Read more
from calgary
Submitted on 10-07-2016
we just finished a 5 night stay at this hotel. The pool for the kids and the proximity to the park is the only advantage. Our room is just an average hotel room despite being 450+ per night, the carpet was actually sticky in areas. we had to put towels down or wear socks...but the aspect that killed it for us was the noise. you can hear the noise at the pool until very late and the music they pump around the grounds 24/7 can be heard in the room. We asked to be moved and were told we'd have... Read more
from brooklyn, ny
Submitted on 11-07-2016
We paid $1,200 a night for a two bedroom suite. For that nightly rate, the nightstand should have outlets in them. I shouldn't have to pull furniture away from the wall and unplug the alarm clock just so I can charge my phone on my nightstand. They should include qtips and cotton balls etc with the toiletries. There should be turn down service. Disney knows they have a captive audience and gets away with offering basic hotel services at a high price. My kids did love the characters breakfa... Read more
from Santee
Submitted on 13-07-2016
We have stayed at the Disneyland Hotel a few times. Each time has given us special memories. We recently stayed for a combination of celebrations. A first time visit for one member, two college graduations, and celebrating "life" as I was near death only a year ago. This was possibly my last visit to Disneyland and I wanted it to be special. They didn't disappoint. The staff was superb, the room and view excellent, the grounds spotless, the pool fantastic. It gave us very special memories of a v... Read more
from Troy, New York
Submitted on 13-07-2016
So if you have never been to the Original Disneyland resort it is important that you understand this is a very compact resort and this is one of only three official Disney Hotels. You Could definitely stay at what are considered "Good Neighbor" hotels some of which offer shuttles to the property. This hotel is really right there in Downtown Disney steps away from both Disneyland and California Adventure which is why I prefer it. Disney will give you early Morning entrance for staying at one of t... Read more
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 13-07-2016
From the great swimming pools to the friendly staff & great breakfast in the quiet restaurant to the hidden Mickey's in our bathroom, this place was a delight!!! We dropped our bags off early and got a phone call when we were in the park saying our rooms were ready. Our suite accommodated 6 adults and 2 little ones (we brought Pack & Play and a cot). Go for it!!
from UK
Submitted on 13-07-2016
Well overpriced. Adequate accommodation but not worthy of its price. We had no chair in the room, rang the front desk to ask why not and were told that no chairs were providedn in any room. Fair enough. Until housekeeping checked that everything was OK a few minutes later and ... We got a chair and apology for front desk inaccuracy (!) Go figure. Ifyou're moneys to burn, stay here. If you're not, don't. You'll be disappointed.
from Seattle
Submitted on 15-07-2016
I stay here a lot - it's less expensive than the Grand Californian and you can use their private access to the park (and use their pools, spa, etc. if you like). Pros include: themed buildings," firework s"headboards, character interaction, Trader Sam's by the pool (have to go into the bar for the "show"), and access to other Disney hotel amenities. Cons are that the pool area is small and always crowded, and it is a bit of a hike through Downtown Disney to the parks...
from Kansas City, Kansas
Submitted on 16-07-2016
I grew up in Southern California and went to Disneyland frequently but never got to or even had the occasion to stay at the Disneyland Hotel. Now I live out of state and was visiting with my daughter and decided to stay at the hotel in order to go to both parks more easily over two days. I will say I was shocked at how much a room costs per night then I checked other hotels within walking distance of Disneyland and realized, the Disneyland Hotel was cheaper. I received a substantial military di... Read more
from Brentwood, California
Submitted on 18-07-2016
This is probably the mid-range hotel on Disney property and the oldest. It's been a while since the place has been updated and the hallways smelled a bit dusty. Our rooms were spacious and there was good attention to detail. It was nicely furnished and we had a tropical view from our window. Maid service was efficient and the concierge was exceptional. Our granddaughter loved the tea cup chairs in the lobby. We all enjoyed the spacious pools. As this was a family trip, we had adjoining ro... Read more
from Artesia, New Mexico
Submitted on 19-07-2016
This was my first trip to Disneyland. I have always been to World. I loved the hotel we were in the Fantasy Tower. This hotel was much better then the AllStar ones we stayed in at World. Very clean and room was quite. Only thing I missed was the cafeteria style dining like all star has a Disney World. Would go again.
from Albuquerque, New Mexico
Submitted on 19-07-2016
My family and I recently stayed in the Disneyland Hotel and enjoyed everything about it! We were celebrating our anniversary and the hotel sent us a rose to our room as well as an autograph photo of Mickey & Minnie. We stayed for five nights, but the first night they put us in the main tower (Fantasy). We had stayed in the Adventure Tower in times previous. We noticed the bathroom in the Adventure Tower were much roomier and the view more pleasant. With three daughters a more spacious bathroom c... Read more
from Albuquerque, New Mexico
Submitted on 19-07-2016
We decided to stay at the Disneyland hotel this year. Last year we stayed at Paradise Pier and the year before at the Grand Californian. The Disneyland is very nice, and seemed much quieter than the other 2 hotels. As usual the service was amazing, and everyone was very friendly. The best thing, there wasn't a wait for the elevators!! If you have stayed at the Paradise Pier, you know what I'm talking about. the room was nice, beds were comfortable. My husband loved the light up headboard ... Read more
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 20-07-2016
I got to stay with a friend who works at Disney World. He got a great rate. We had a basic view of the parking lot, but being close to the park was worth it. We were able to come back when we were tired to take a break before heading back to the parks for the night time shows. The beds were super comfy, even the pull out sofa bed. I love the light up headboards. We ate at the steakhouse in the hotel too and it was delicious. Hope I get to stay here again one day!!
from Rohnert Park, California
Submitted on 21-07-2016
We have stayed here before a few times but this time it wasn't as great. Two days the housekeeper didn't finish our rooms and left pillows and towels on the floor. Then one day the housekeeper didn't latch the door when she left so our room was basically open all day. The hotel itself is nice but very expensive.
Submitted on 21-07-2016
My husband had a convention to attend and we decided to bring the family along for vacation, got two adjoining rooms for large growing teenagers which was perfect to have the two bathrooms and four queen beds! My husband forgot a book he was reading on the bedside table and we were called that night after driving home from the airport to let us know they would be mailing the book to us free of charge! So nice! The housekeepers do an amazing job of making rooms look wonderfully clean after spen... Read more
from Sydney, Australia
Submitted on 21-07-2016
We had a great stay at the Disneyland hotel. We spent more time at the theme parks to be honest, but having the pools there as an afternoon activity with young children was great. There was 2 pools one for little kids and then one which was good for approx. 5 and up. The hotel provides life jacket type things the kids can wear in the pool. Only downside with the pool was it was really hard to get a pool chair, which we where ok with as we sat on the side of the pool to supervise our kids. But it... Read more
from Anaheim, California
Submitted on 22-07-2016
I am so disappointed to have to write this. We are a family travelling from the UK with 4 kids for a once in a lifetime experience and have just arrived at the Disneyland hotel. Like so many of you I have agonised over our Disneyland trip and read all the trip advisor reviews covering many hotel options. Finally I concluded that for the best experience we should pay extra (considerably so) and book the Disneyland hotel and request the Adventure tower and avoid the Frontier tower (it being the ... Read more
Submitted on 25-07-2016
Disneyland Hotel is an attraction all to itself! The pool is it's own attraction and not to mention Trader Sams right in the middle of the complex! The hotel has a huge ballroom to host events and it has it's valet right in front of the main tower. The rooms are awesome, we got a bed frame that lights up and plays When You Wish Upon a Star! great location down the walk way from Downtown Disney! Everything is within walking distance to this iconic hotel!
from Dallas, Texas
Submitted on 26-07-2016
This hotel is amazing! I was here for a conference and brought my family with me. The customer service was amazing. Our "mouse"keeper was constantly checking on us when we saw her in the hallways and always offered to help push the strollers when my wife was by herself trying to get from the elevator to the room. When we first entered our room, we noticed the fridge was not working well. Within an hour, we had a brand new fridge and they even put all of our drinks and things in there for us.... Read more
from Roseburg, Oregon
Submitted on 26-07-2016
We were able to secure a cabana reservation for July on our first day at the resort. It was a great way to spend an afternoon after a day of travel. We found the physical arrangements to be as noted. The chairs were comfy and the curtains could be drawn for privacy. The service was a little slow and the fruit/water were not in the cabana when we arrived (5 minutes early). Having the refrigerator and guaranteed shade were nice on a busy day at the pool. The pools were warm and shallow at 4 feet, ... Read more
from Phoenix, Arizona
Submitted on 26-07-2016
This was our second stay here. We had family in town and the kids decided we should stay here, as it was their favorite of all the Disneyland Resorts. The first time we were completely mesmerized by the view of Downtown Disney. This time we had a pool view and it was just as great! The kids loved looking out of the window to see what was going on at the pool. For the room, I was not as impressed this time as I was the first time. Almost hakf of the things in the room were not working properl... Read more
from Westbury, New York
Submitted on 26-07-2016
Not my first stay at Disneyland Hotel and won't be my last. Disney is known for its magic and it definitely feels magical staying here. As with all Disney properties, the cast members are top notch! Always going out of the way to make your stay better, helpful and kind. The hotel, the rooms, the property is all beautiful and special. Every touch in the rooms from the mickey faucets to the beautiful light up musical headboard is amazing! Never a disappointment, always beautiful views. Just magica... Read more
from Sydney, Australia
Submitted on 27-07-2016
Booked this hotel purely to be walking distance to parks and early access. Its convenience is worth it and rooms spacious. Just have to get over the price you are paying for the room. Beds are comfortable and pool fun for kids. Recommend if you are going to disney land parks.
from Merced, California
Submitted on 28-07-2016
This is a great hotel to be at. Is a Resort property, with activities for all. They have 3 pools, a waterslide and the staff is exceptional. They truly are a part of the Disney family. We went there to celebrate 30 year anniversery, and a 60th birthday and a 21st birthday. All and all a very special time
from Bakersfield, California
Submitted on 29-07-2016
My daughter and I are Disney lovers. We are annual pass holders so we frequent the parks at least 1 a month if not more. I decided to do an overnight trip with her the last time we went and she was in Heaven. Keep in mind, you're going to pay more for a room here than most places it's the Disneyland Hotel, that's what you're paying for. You're also getting great service and are super close to the park. I think it really comes down to personal preference and what you are able/willing to spend. I... Read more
Submitted on 30-07-2016
My family was very satisfied with everything. Good was great and very good. Was a little over prices but we can't complain when it's at the Disney land resort. The customer service was great and the room service was good. We had a problem with our air but they fixed it right way
from Arlington, VA
Submitted on 31-07-2016
I came for a conference. The rooms are spacious and the beds were comfortable. I used the gym and it was sufficient for running and weight training. The pools were really a treat. They had 3 pools and one of them had waterslides. The pools were a wonderful temperature not too high not too cold. The food was also top notch. The resort is conveniently located next to downtown Disney and within a short distance to Starbucks.
from Chicago, IL
Submitted on 02-08-2016
This is a well maintained, up-to-date Disney property with a GREAT location. You can walk to Downtown Disney as well as the park. The grounds are well maintained with a large pool area between the two hotel buildings. The rooms are big, sound proofed with comfortable beds. They have coffee in room and a mini fridge -wish they had a mini bar, but it is Disney, right? The restaurants onsite were just OK though they did have a character breakfast, but I didn't go there so can't really review. The c... Read more
from Los Angeles, California
Submitted on 02-08-2016
The Disneyland Hotel is a very nice hotel but a bit over priced. Let's go over the Disneyland Hotel shall we!!! CHECK IN - The Check in process is easy and simple. Each time my family and I have stayed there, there is hardly a line and all the Cast Members are friendly. What has been an issue in the past is the room availability. Check in is anytime after 3:00 p.m. There may be times when you check in at 3:00 p.m. but your room isn't ready till 4 or 5:00 p.m. Not exactly a great value if ... Read more
from Pleasanton, California
Submitted on 02-08-2016
I understand that Disney announced last month about building a new hotel- it is time! Location: fantastic!!! At the end of downtown Disneyland and about 0.4 miles from the park gates. Building: very very busy with guests coming and going. If you want a little upscale, consider the Grand California - you also get early access to the park from GC. Rooms: I was in a 1 BR with a king bed, a sofa bed and a portable crib. Although efforts have been made, it requires updates like the shower, lamp... Read more
from Seattle, Washington
Submitted on 02-08-2016
Everything at Disney is supposed to evoke a story. Is the story of the Disneyland Hotel simply "business hotel"? It is a very nice business hotel. But it does not have the theming and storytelling of the California Adventure Hotel. The hotels at Disney World in Florida also have more theming and storytelling.
Submitted on 04-08-2016
The hotel is conveniently located from the parking lot for anyone that brings a car. The check in was quick and the pool is centrally located between the hotel buildings and was quite popular. Wrt the restaurants by the hotel they have a limited menu so check whether you want to eat in Disneyland instead. The hotel room itself was very clean, well kept with perfect beds including some really cool decor that the boys loved. The bathroom was set up in a way that made it easy to share. The distance... Read more
from Brooklyn, New York
Submitted on 04-08-2016
We stayed one night in the Disneyland Hotel on our last trip to California. We spent the day at one of Disney's California parks. Great time. We hold ownership in the Disney Vacation Club and use it for every opportunity while traveling. Not only does it keep traveling costs down, but it assures that every stay, we will be wrapped in typical Disney flair. This hotel is no different. We usually travel the right coast of America, mostly up and down U.S. 95. And Disney has several hotels outs... Read more
from Melbourne
Submitted on 07-08-2016
We stayed for one night on a club level floor due to a flight cancellation, and used this as a base to explore Disneyland. Pro's: 1. Location - can't beat a 5 minute walk to the gates of Disneyland. Lots of restaurants and cafes and shops on the way there. 2. Club lounge (I think its called E-ticket) - good base for breakfast and snacks/coffee throughout the day. Also had excellent staff on hand to help plan your visit to the park. Great place to view the evening fireworks from too. 3. ... Read more
from Orinda, California
Submitted on 08-08-2016
This was our 2nd time at the hotel and it was great! We came with our 2 kids in tow. Got a nice room watching the nightly fireworks. I think it's the Fantasy wing of the hotel facing parking lot. Totally awesome if you want to watch the 9:30 fireworks from your room. Pool is very orderly. Lots of rules and lifeguards, which is good for so many kids in the pool. They have floaties and lifevests for those who can't swim. And also free swim diapers for the babies. No pool toys or snorkels but li... Read more
from Colorado
Submitted on 08-08-2016
We've recently returned from here , a one-week stay at this hotel with our family and grandchildren. The location is excellent just a short walk to downtown Disney which has many restaurants shops and attractions. The pool area is very clean and well maintained. the pool staff are friendly and helpful. Housekeeping and room service staff were very accommodating. We were more than disappointed in the rooms that we had due to the fact that they were right next to the ice machine and faced greener... Read more
Submitted on 09-08-2016
Stayed here for 4 days with family. Requested rooms on the same floor but actually got side by side rooms that had a small foyer with an additional locked door. Awesome! Check in and check out super easy. Valet parking , pricey,but really the best option. Every encounter with staff was always pleasant! Never ordered room service. Housekeeping (Ana) was amazing and so very sweet. Rooms were very clean, water was hot (water has a smell but I was informed that was typical for 'Disney water'), beds ... Read more
from Solihull
Submitted on 09-08-2016
The rooms were clean as expected but showing the signs of age. It could do with a complete renovation, not what I would expect for any Disney property. Perhaps we have been spoiled by the new resorts in Florida. If we came back we would stay in the Disney Californian instead or out of Disney all together.
from Bakersfield, California
Submitted on 10-08-2016
Rooms is clean and in the right temperature when we arrive, pretty much standard size room with a sofa. A 2 cups coffee maker, a mini refrigerator and good size bathroom. The room has a closet but lacks dresser drawer for a family. Main elevator is not working properly, a warning note posted next to it. Valet parking people not very courteous if your doing self parking. Front office is pretty much standard like a regular hotel in comparison with other hotels that charges $500+ nightly. First 2 ... Read more
from Athens, Georgia
Submitted on 10-08-2016
Great pool and slides for the kids. Bar nearby for adults. Easy walk to the park with plenty of restaurants on the way. Rooms are nice, we had 2 queen beds and a great view. Pricey but less than the Grand California.
Submitted on 11-08-2016
We are big fans of Disney. We have stayed on site at Disney world a few times and at Disneyland we decided to do the same. We were not disappointed with the site. The hotel is very nice and clean and for those who don't want to feel like you're in Disney 24 hrs a day- the theme is classical and shows memorabilias from Walt Disney. The rooms are very nice, spacious enough and clean with a beautiful Disney touch (the bed board that lights up with music, the little Mickey hands in the bathroom,etc)... Read more
from Louisiana
Submitted on 13-08-2016
We stayed in the Main building/Fantasy tower-what a wonderful Mickey decor/ loved the room'/bathroom/dressing area set up. Very clean cozy room. Location, Location was just perfect. Loved the strolls through Downtown Disney-easy eats. Pool area and Tonga Lounge were nice on a hot day.
from New York State
Submitted on 14-08-2016
We stayed in the main building and the room was clean and comfortable with nice Disney touches. The view was not great - they were working on the pool so it was drained and we were looking at rooftops of other buildings. Also the lobby is not as welcoming as other Disney properties we've stayed at. That being said, we wouldn't hesitate to stay again, but having stayed at the Grand Californian before, we would likely pick that for the atmosphere and closer proximity to the park.
Submitted on 15-08-2016
I was disappointed at the quality of this hotel. It is Disney, so I was expecting more. The lobby is very basic, the rooms ok but the pressure in the shower was terrible and the drains didn't work so the tub filled with water, very noisy in the walls. When we booked online initially we booked three nights and two days at the parks. Then I tried to cancel one park day, and no refund. I did get promised a refund for cancelling one night at the hotel, but it takes 4-6 weeks! Not acceptable! The g... Read more
from Melbourne, Australia
Submitted on 17-08-2016
This hotel far exceeded our expectations. We had a club level room and the services provided at club level are certainly worth the extra money. Our room had a perfect view of the evening fireworks and Downtown Disney. Staff couldn't do enough for us, amazing!!We stayed her for a full week and loved every minute of it.Kids enjoyed the heated pool. Fantastic place to stay.
from Highland, California
Submitted on 07-09-2016
It was my wife's 50th birthday and she wanted to spend it at Disneyland / California adventure. We decided to stay at the Disneyland Hotel and what a magical 50th it was. The room was nice the view was nice and of course the hotel staff was friendly and was nice to enter the parks early and come back to take a nap and than venture back to the parks. (Although the beds were sooooo comfortable and the room temperature was spot on, we found it hard to want to leave the room)What a ... Read more
from Mascot, Australia
Submitted on 07-09-2016
Best place for fun with the family Our room looked into Disney land We could see hear and smell all the fun from our room This is a nice but busy hotel You get bio entrance to the park Great pool good food Great service We had a great time here Very expensive but for a once in a life time holiday the kids will never forget stay here The rooms where ok Remover this place is out of the city Not much else to do when there Great holiday spot for the well do to family
from Fort Myers, Florida
Submitted on 07-09-2016
We stayed at the Disneyland Hotel over the Marathon weekend participating in a RunDisney event weekend. The hotel is very clean, even though the high volume and traffic is apparent and does show on some of the areas. The room service and maid service is excellent, striving to make sure you get anything you request, extra towels, extra soap, quickly. The Disney theme is carried throughout the hotel in fun and unique ways - the mural behind our bed played music and lit up with tiny LED lights i... Read more
from Brasilia, DF
Submitted on 08-09-2016
The place is close to disneyland. Nice and big bedroom with nice beds and pillows. The bathroom is also good. Breakfast with bread, waffle and fruits. Employees helped us contacting nearby restaurant.
Submitted on 08-09-2016
If you're looking for the all out most magical experience, this is your hotel! While there are tons of great hotels in the area, the Disneyland Hotel incorporates the old school Disneyland history feel with the modern luxury hotel experience of today. All the hotel towers are themed, the character meals at Goofy's kitchen can be fun for anyone, and the Tiki lounge is probably the only place where you can still find life after 11pm.
Submitted on 09-09-2016
My family and I visited the Disney Hotel in July, nice and hot in California at the time. Our initial reception to the resort was not very Disney, I was scolded by a man directing traffic just as we approached the hotel because I stopped two meters passed him, the thing is he made no indication to stop, he just stood there in the blistering heat acting all confused and gave me a proper how to stop for a man with an umbrella and blue striped shirt standing in sun lecture before showing where the ... Read more
from Arlington, Texas
Submitted on 10-09-2016
Trade Sams, Magical Head Board, and the Monorail best parts of the Disneyland Hotel. The Decor, history on the walls, and lush vegetation are great as well. The rooms are large and were very clean and for Disney nerds hidden Mickeys everywhere. My negative comments are obviously COST and parking.
from Sacramento, California
Submitted on 12-09-2016
We normally stay across the street at a normal priced hotel, but I wanted to be fancy. Check in was ok. Our room wasn't ready so we went to Trader Sam's to kill time. They said they'd text when the room was ready, but my phone service is terrible in that bar. So afterwards I went back to the desk and voilà! my room was ready & upgraded! Yay! It was a nice suite with a full living room, bedroom with king bed and big bathroom. View of the parking lot, but oh well. It was nice. The big lit headboa... Read more
from Comox Valley
Submitted on 13-09-2016
The Disneyland hotel is everything the Grand Californian is not. If you want to be in downtown Disney, the DH is worth it! Last time we were at the grand Californian (see review) and it was disappointing. The DH is clean, updated and great location. If back I would not hesitate to book here.
from Sioux Falls
Submitted on 13-09-2016
We opted for the upsell to the concierge rooms. We received a warm welcome and were shown around the property. The pools really are amazing. I only wished for poolside beverage service. Check in was fast. The EClub hosts were super nice. The wine and light dinner selections were amazing. And soft drinks....I've never seen so many so perfectly organized! The grounds are well maintained. We really enjoyed having champagne and watching the fireworks. The room service was good. Gift shop was nice. I... Read more
from knutsford
Submitted on 14-09-2016
Stayed for 3 nights last week on a trip round California. Check in was efficient, and we were in Frontier Building. David delivered our bags and got us some ice without asking and was very helpful. Room was clean and beds were comfortable. Ate at Goofys Kitchen one night, service good, but food mediocre and is served on plastic plates. Hotel is only a 10 minute walk from Disney parks and you have magic hours. There is a fee for parking your car at 18 dollars. The biggest negative is the pool. La... Read more
from Coquitlam, Canada
Submitted on 14-09-2016
We booked through the Disney website. The hotel is updated and very clean. We have an 18 and 19 year old son and daughter. They loved that the room slept five (comfortably) so they each had their own bed. The staff are outgoing and friendly. The pool area and slide is so nice especially when we needed a break in the afternoon. You get early entrance and other perks because you stay on site. We have been spoilt and would definitely stay there again.
from New York City, New York
Submitted on 15-09-2016
Love the layout of the 3 buildings. Greta hotel pool. Rooms are large and recently renovated. Steakhouse 55 and Trader Sams make this a prime location for a fun evening for adults! Early entry to the theme parks with your hotel stay is an awesome perk.
Submitted on 17-09-2016
After wanting to go to Disneyland for the last 25 years my husband and I finally made the trip to America and decided to do Disneyland last and it was so disappointing. Don't get me wrong the grounds of both Disneyland and California adventure park are BEAUTIFUL and I didn't go on a ride I didn't enjoy but the whole feel of Disney land was not that it was the happiest place on earth rather a big money grab for the Disney enterprise. They let WAY too many people into Disneyland you are rubbing sh... Read more
from Elk Grove, California
Submitted on 19-09-2016
We enjoyed our stay at the Disneyland Hotel. The grounds are lovely and the staff was very nice. I felt the walk to our room in the Fantasy Tower was as close as our room was the last time we stayed at the Grand Californian. My only issue was the room did not feel clean. The counters and floors were sticky. There was a big brown stain on the carpet and fortunately housekeeping did come in and shampoo that spot. How it differs from the Grand Californian is no turndown service, we did not have a D... Read more
Submitted on 19-09-2016
We stayed in a club level room and found the extra amenities to be worth it. Breakfast was light but enough to get your day started (cereal, fruit oatmeal). Snacks throughout the day were really great uncrustables, sodas, juice boxes which you could bring to go with you, chips, salsa, and BEER AND WINE upon request throughout the day. Evening happy hour was a bit disappointing I expected the appetizers to be a little more upscale then mini corndogs, but the kids loved them! View of the firew... Read more
from Mexico City, Mexico
Submitted on 20-09-2016
We stayed for a week and the location is unbeatable, since the parks are right next door. However, service is poor: every day we had to ask for extra towels, the soap dish was not cleaned once during our stay, room service took an hour, and the concierge had no idea about the airport shuttle or the photo services, it was unbelievable. Don't expect luxury, just convenience and nothing more.
from Allentown, Pennsylvania
Submitted on 21-09-2016
This was my first time back to Disneyland in about 10 years. My girlfriend and I wanted to take a Cali trip, and decided to do a few nights at the Disneyland Hotel, thanks to the recommendations of my Travel agent Ryan of VIP Vacations. The Disneyland Hotel boasts a modern feel, with the Disney Magic added. In the lobby you will find tea-cup waiting chairs (Alice in Wonderland), and great decor. I loved the pool area with jacuzzis, and some waterslides that I even took advantage of (amongst ... Read more
from Los Angeles, California
Submitted on 21-09-2016
The positive was it so great to be right there, go to the park, or Disney walk, and return for a rest real close. I would refer eating at the fancy looking Restaurant near Goofeys, looks expensive, but was not, great food there. Goofeys was a money drain, and needs a new direction. the Characters need to appear More and Disney needs to pay more attention to these Factors as Donald was there, Mickey never was. The rooms were nice comfortable, staff nice, but check in was quite slow. As TripAdvis... Read more
from Oregon
Submitted on 24-09-2016
Decided to stay here as 1) it was literally steps from the RunDisney start line and 2) we always come to DL when it is cooler out and newer have been able to take advantage of the pool in our hotel. Stayed in the Frontier tower, 5th floor. View of "Anaheim" was really a view of the parking lot but we didn't care enough to to pay the $25/day to upgrade to a pool view which was offered at checkin. Room was nice and clean. Musical bed headboard was cute! Have stayed at Paradise Pier and thought t... Read more
from Lansing, Illinois
Submitted on 24-09-2016
We extremely enjoyed our stay at the Disneyland Hotel last week. It was our first time staying there, and we couldn't have had a better experience. Yes, it's a little pricey, but we were celebrating some very special things, so we indulged ourselves. The staff was fantastic, the room we had was wonderful, the food at the different locations we dined in were great, the cleanliness was 5star * and that is one of my pet peeves! The convenience to the parks was wonderful. I just can't say enou... Read more
from Auckland, New Zealand
Submitted on 24-09-2016
We loved staying at the Disneyland Hotel. When we arrived, our room wasn't ready despite being 7pm at night, but the staff quickly fixed that situation for us, finding us a new room. The room itself was great! We didn't mind that it looked out over the carpark as we were not there to look out the window! The light up, musical headboard was a magical surprise, and the Disney-esque bathroom light fittings made it special. The close proximity to Downtown Disney was really good; you felt like you we... Read more
from Greater Sydney, Australia
Submitted on 25-09-2016
This is the best place to stay in Disneyland. It is within the park itself and only a very short walk along Downtown Disneyland to the main entrances. Their are four blocks. The best one is Adventureland Tower which has views over Downtown Disneyland and you can also see the fireworks from the windows. Great pool area too.
from Mesa, Arizona
Submitted on 26-09-2016
We stayed here to celebrate Halloweentime in Disneyland and were just thrilled with the experience! We have not stayed at the other 2 on-site properties but I doubt we will after staying at the Disneyland Hotel. We had a premium level view with concierge service and man was it worth the money! Our room was on the 9th floor and had an amazing view! The room itself was very comfortable and the beds were nice. Love the light up head board and the music made it even more magical! The concierge servi... Read more