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Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

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#30 of 117 Hotels in Anaheim
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were super excited for our stay here and were amazed by the gorgeous lobby as we walked into the hotel. As far as service, it was spectacular as always by Disney. While the hotel is pretty, we were slightly disappointed with our room...just basic. Our view was just ok...most of it was the side wall of Goofy's Sky School,...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at this hotel for a Disney spring break staycation. The Good: The hotel itself is beautiful and grand! As soon as we entered the valet area the Disney service started! Fast, and friendly check in that made you feel that they would go above and beyond to make your stay magical. Not to mention the fast pass you...

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Riverside, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We live local and have stayed here 3 times: we keep coming back for the location only. Nothing about it feels worth the $650/night we paid. All 3 times same experience: awesome valet, check in service and lobby. The rooms are small and extremely dated, and we have had none or 1 bottle of amenities (for a family of 4-6),...

1Thank shannonlott
Mansfield, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The location could not be beat. We were in town for the Disney marathon and location was perfect, with easy access to California Adventure and Downtown Disney. The bad part is this hotel is old and in desperate need of an upgrade. Unfortunately I have found this with several Disney hotels. Very disappointing considering how expensive it is.

2Thank Kari W
San Jose, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed in this resort at least four times over the past 8 years and I had my best stay yet this past holiday season. I get the impression that they have been working to improve the rooms and it shows. The best part of staying here is their location in proximity to the parks. Convenient is an understatement....

2Thank Elisabeth22_10
Northern California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love this hotel due to the Arts and Crafts decor. It is very thoughtfully done. There is even a free tour you can sign up for about the design history and implementation in the hotel. We were the only ones on the tour - it would probably bore the kids and few people would want to take the time...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall, we enjoyed our stay at the Grand Californian! We stayed two nights and, of course, wish we stayed longer. We had a deluxe partial view and our room overlooked Grizzly River Run - it was a quiet room even though the monorail was nearby. My brother had a woods/courtyard view and he overlooked the monorail and had a bit...

1Thank SoccerMomof233
Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel has access to both Disney parks and Downtown Disney. That is a big plus. Now, hotel is a really way overdue for restoration - carpets and all furniture in the room belong to 80s. We booked room in October (we were staying in December) - 2 adults and one 4-year old. We got small room with one bunk...

Thank Amira S
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Although the pools were close I still recommend staying at least once. Clean, beautiful and easy access to both Disney parks and Downtown Disney. Staff was amazing and took great care of all our needs. Our room had a view of the fireworks and they did not disappoint.

Thank Joe G
Los Angeles
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First let me start by saying we have stayed at the Disneyland Hotel for the past 14 years. We are a family of four, two sons ages 17 and 24. We decided to stay at the Grand Californian as a treat to my 24 year old who is graduating from college this year. I have to say that we did...

3Thank hawaii4funandsun

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Storyteller's Cafe
Storyteller's Cafe
Cuisines: American, Soups
White Water Snacks
White Water Snacks
Cuisines: American, Fast food
Hearthstone Lounge
Hearthstone Lounge
Cuisines: American, Bar
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This stunning hotel offers premium accommodations and rich dining experiences in American Craftsman style and elegance. With its world-class spa, an impressive array of amenities and impeccable Disney service, Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa defines grandeur in every way. Located in the heart of Downtown Disney District, this hotel is just steps away from exceptional dining and entertainment. And with your park ticket, enjoy an exclusive entrance to Disney California Adventure Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Address: 1600 S Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802-2317
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Anaheim
Price Range: $610 - $1,255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 1019
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Also Known As:
Grand Californian Hotel
Grand California Hotel
Disney California Hotel
Disneys Grand Californian Hotel
Disney Grand California Hotel
Disney Grand Californian Hotel
Disneyland Grand Californian Hotel
Disneys Anaheim
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#1 Spa Hotel in Anaheim
#3 Luxury Hotel in Anaheim
#6 Business Hotel in Anaheim
#9 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#17 Family Hotel in Anaheim
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“Double check with a hotel about your room, if you do not get room you booked and paid for insist on getting a room you paid for.”
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  • Bunk bed - like summer camp
 of 5 bubbles 348amiras, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a room with a view of Downtown Disney as the outlookm is really nice.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisdJ3859PQ, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking California Adventure are fantastic. Rooms overlooking Downtown Disney would also be nice.”
  • Park view room. Worth it. Big enough balcony for table & chairs. Esp pretty at night.
 of 5 bubbles dragonflycafe, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try your hardest to get an upgrade if the hotel is not full”
 of 5 bubbles Quendall, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“View of the park definitely!”
 of 5 bubbles DonnaC631, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
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