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Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2014

We recently spent 5 days at Disneyland with our family and stayed at the Grand Californian. We enjoyed the friendly staff and excellent accommodations. I would highly recommend staying at this hotel if you are going to Disneyland. It has a convenient entrance to the parks with an early entry pass with if worth it. Extra nice hotel and super... More 

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Rimbey
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

Lobby, location and restaurants are all this has going. You can stay at other nicer hotels and still get the benefits for a lot less money and a lot nicer room. Our room was small, old and worst of all - we checked in late after a long day driving and flying to find out there was no water! They... More 

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chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Don't get me wrong this is a very nice hotel but it lacks that Disney feel you get when you are at a deluxe resort in Disney World. The rooms were on the small side and did not provide much to them. The location of this hotel is great for access to the parks and Downtown Disney but other than... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2014

We have stayed at the Paradise Pier and the Disneyland hotel in the past, this was the first time we had stayed at the Grand Californian Hotel. Valet was quick and easy. Bag storage until check in was great (in fact, we had to get back into our luggage at one point and the bellman was quick and friendly in... More 

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Garden City, New York
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

We love Disney in all its variations. We've cruised with them, we've been to Disney World twice in the last two years. We've seen the movies, bought the DVD's and watched the TV channels. But of all the Disney things we've seen and done since our seven year old twins were born, this resort is the most lacking. That doesn't... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2014

It's the nicest hotel on property and we read the reviews. Disney doesn't cater to the upper so this is the best you can get. We did the club floor and it's average too. Waters, fruit, muffins,etc, but not worth the extra $250 a day. I didn't feel the value for the "cast" member access. We were told our room... More 

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Southern Calif.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2014

We have stayed in a few hotels using the concierge level. This hotel disappoints in that area. Hotel staff mostly outstanding. It was nice not to have to wait in another disney line for check in and check out but not worth the money. Lounge on the sixth floor was fine but food not special. Wine and beer available as... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2014

When you first walk into the lobby you get this feeling that you expect luxury and then you walk in room and they are average. When we arrived there was a food on floor and waste in the trash can. Towels had stains on them. Total waste of money. We paid over $900 for one night. The only thing that... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2014

My husband and I took our 11 year old granddaughter to Disneyland, CA for March Break, 2014. We stayed at the Disney Grand California Hotel. We had an excellent time and would not hesitate to return. The room was average but for the amount of time spent in the room it was plenty enough. This hotel has it's own entrance... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2014

We live locally but stay at "The Grand" during the runDisney race weekends. This hotel is in the middle of everything. It's great for families, our two kids love the bunk bed rooms. There is a trundle bed to accommodate a third child. We like the rooms facing Grizzly River Run. Upgrading to the Concierge level will gain you access... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $764 - $1,254 (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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