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Disney's Grand Californian Hotel

4.5 of 5 1600 S Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802
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Santa Barbara, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Disney prides themselves on customer service and quality. This was the first time I have stayed at any of the Disneyland property hotels. Disneyland really is magical during the holidays and my girlfriend and I wanted to experience it together. I did extensive research to see what the most appropriate hotel would be for us and I chose the Grand... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had 4 rooms for Christmas Party. Location is The Best for visiting Disney Park. Interior ugly and very very old. Restaurant Storyteller, we were trying to get lunch there, service was good, interior ugly, quality of food disaster. Room service December 24 2014 was not funny:( I place an order one and half hour prior just for 10 tea,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked a two-night stay due to its proximity to Disneyland. And proximity is probably the only justification for the high rates. Check-in was good - staff went the extra mile to get us a room with two twins and a daybed before stipulated check in time. She was also very friendly and knowledgeable. After a long walk from the lift... More 

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Vernonia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure of staying at both the Grand Californian Disney Vacation Club Villas and the Grand California Hotel rooms last week. Particularly the DVC rooms are spacious and comfortable. We had a view of California Adventure, but with the doors closed you could hardly notice the noise. It was also fun watching the goings on after hours as... More 

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Afton, Wyoming
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful hotel and it was so fun to stay on Disney Resort property. We were able to walk right into California Adventure right around the corner from my favorite ride, California Soarin'. It is nice to have the "Disney" experience at a hotel beside inside the parks. Also, it was great when I got tired during the... More 

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Sacramento
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to Disneyland a number of times of year, we decided to stay at the California Grand. Its nice nothing bad but its very overated. It gives you the lodge feel, but not alot more. The service is not overwhelming compared to the Disneylandland Hotel. From start to end it seemed to be nothing exciting, most the staff did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with friends for the Avengers Half Marathon. The convenience of this hotel can not be overstated. Private entrance into Downtown Disney, a short walk from the security leading into the plaza separating Disneyland and California Adventure, Private entrance into California Adventure, and a short walk to the other Disneyland hotels (great for getting to the Expo at... More 

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expat
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15 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another stay at the Grand and another great experience. Staying club level is the best with children. No need to worry about breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks--there is always something there for the little ones to eat. Complimentary cookie decorating kits were a hit. The fireworks from the balcony were great especially with the desserts and hot chocolate to keep us... More 

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Mililani, Hawaii
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll be honest here. I'm an HHonors member, so staying 'off-site' was a challenge when planning our Disney vacation. So why did I? Location, location, location. Okay, there are a few other reasons, but you can't beat the location of the Grand Californian. Plus the Extra Magic Hour (different from pass holder's Early Hour) gives you an essential head start... More 

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Petaluma
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44 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite calling in twice before we arrived, there were no notes on file about any requests for room type or location. Checkin is interminable. We were told by the checkin clerk that if we applied for an Annual Pass while we were there, we could use it for the discount at checkout, but when we checked out, we were told... More 

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  • Downtown disney(115)
  • Very nice(39)
  • Pool area(37)
  • Private entrance(31)
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Additional Information about Disney's Grand Californian Hotel

Address: 1600 S Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Anaheim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Disney's Grand Californian Hotel 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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#8 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#12 Business Hotel in Anaheim
#15 Family Hotel in Anaheim

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