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Disney's Grand Californian Hotel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1600 S Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802
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Ranked #18 of 112 Hotels in Anaheim
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2004
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2004

It was great to take a short stroll to the Grand Californian after long days at both parks and escape the noise and crowds. The boys loved the bunk bed and we loved the quiet. The grounds are immaculate, the staff courteous and very helpful. We have stayed at all three properties and this is the best. Worth the extra... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2004

As first time guests at Disney we didn't know what to expect and what a great surprise it was! the hotel was so kid friendly yet elegant enough for adults. the lobby was beautiful as was the pool. The entrance to disney was right in the hotel so you didn't have to wait in any line getting in. And, onw... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2004

To start off, I went down to Southern California, last June, and stayed 6 days at Disneyland, and stayed at the Grand Californian. When we first drove up to the hotel, we were stopped at a booth to make sure that we were "real" guests, it also made the check-in faster for concierge guests. When we parked in front of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2004

Just came back from our Memorial day weekend stay 5/29-31. I read the online review and thought this was the best. $405/day for a 1king pool view room. $8/day for health club and self parking access fee $12/day valet parking plus local tax and hotel tax Here are the problems. 1) Tried to check in early, but room not available.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2004

my boyfriend and i traveled california may 15-20th of 2004 and stopped for a night in disneyland. we came across this hotel and i liked it, (it looks very nice on the outside compared to must of the disneyland hotels) so we parked and went in. i will say however, you are paying mostly for the hotel amenities, and not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2004

The hotel was wonderful. It was in a wonderful location and the rooms were spectacular. We paid about 70 extra dollars for a room overlooking the California Park and I must say it was worth the money. The view was incredible! The pools were wonderful, and the staff was very friendly. It was rather expensive but it was worth every... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2004

I stayed at Grand Californian April 12 - April 16 2004 and found that overall it was a very nice place to stay. The staff was very pleasant, we were treated very well, and were always greeted with a smile. There were 6 of us in 2 rooms, I splurged on a room with what was suppose to be a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2004

My mother and I stayed at the Grand Californian Feb. 25-28, 2004. We had a wonderful time! It's a beautiful hotel, well worth the extra cost. It is defiantly a 4 to 5 star upscale hotel. Families with very young kids may want to save the extra money and stay at the other Disney hotels, but if you like staying... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2004

We made the sacrifice (financially) to stay at this beautiful hotel. Immediately we were impressed with the entry doors! Small miscommunication with the valet (who told us valet parking was included in the room... it's not!) so we had to retrieve our car (another tip to the valet) and repark it in self parking. Check-in was very slow but our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2004

My boyfriend took me to Disneyland for my birthday. We stayed at the Granda Californian Hotel. I LOVED IT. They had great room service and the bed were awsome. We had nightly turn down service and always had chocolate waiting on our pillows when we came back to snuggle. Being young and first time away from home we wanted to... More

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  • Downtown disney(124)
  • Very nice(42)
  • Pool area(39)
  • Private entrance(33)
  • Bunk bed(28)
  • Storyteller cafe(20)
  • Napa Rose(20)
  • Theme park(18)
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  • Paradise Pier(17)

Additional Information about Disney's Grand Californian Hotel

Address: 1600 S Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802
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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*
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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
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