My wife and I just returned from our second stay in a three week period. Both times we accompanied one of our children and their children. Both times the goal was Storyland. (We are curently saturated.) If this is your situation - i.e. a child friendly hotel fairly close to Storyland, then the Grand would be a good choice - as it seemed to be for many other families with children. About 20 minutes to Storyland. Lots of kids everywhere and the hotel has a few child focused activities in late afternoon.
Nice indoor and outdoor pools. More than adequate restaurant and tavern. We had two breakfasts and two dinners in the restaurant and the service was uneven. Friendly and helpful desk staff. Adjacent to Settlers Green, a shopping area with many shops (though my wife tells me that the prices weren't all that good).
This is not to say there weren't a few small problems. Because of a hotel error at our first stay in August, we were given a room upgrade to a room that included a jacuzzi. Our August stay had no problems. We were in a different part of the hotel for our recent stay. We heard a lot more hotel noises - voices, water running - than during the first stay. Our daughter and her family were in a room nearby. She moved one of the beds a little and found some Cheerios under the bed. The door to her room was difficult to open, whether inside or outside.
The room rate on the Grand Hotel web site was about $20 more per night than a "web only" price on another web site. We called the hotel and got the cheaper price.
So, if another visit to Storyland were to happen in the future, would I be willing to stay at the Grand? Certainly. But I'd probably look into some of the other hotels listed here on TA.
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