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Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked three rooms here for a family vacation because we thought it was the best choice when traveling with a toddler who needed to go back to the hotel for a nap. Turned out to be the best choice for the tired grandparents too...More

Thank TorontoEh
Reviewed 4 days ago

Disney's GC is a beautiful hotel and the renovation really gave an uplift to some of the dreary overused rooms. We recently stayed in a 2 bedroom suite which had more than ample space for my party of 6. Additionally, it had a wrap around...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great location right near the parks with direct access to both parks and downtown disney. All spaces are cozy and warm, and the rooms are nice. Great shower. I admit that I was expecting a more "themed" room, but it was not even close. Just...More

Thank tza2809
Reviewed 5 days ago

We actually travelled December 2016 but TripAdvisor doesn't have that as an option. We have stayed at this hotel twice now and absolutely love it. I agree that the rooms are seriously in need of an update (and I believe that has now happened) but...More

Thank jodidella
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Grand Californian for our honeymoon in March 2018 during California Adventure's Food and Wine Festival. Hotel Indigo is our go to spot but we wanted to make this trip special so we decided to splurge for the Grand Californian. We only...More

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Amenities
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Business Center 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
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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$620 - $1,163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Spa Hotel in Anaheim
#2 Luxury Hotel in Anaheim
#6 Business Hotel in Anaheim
#9 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#15 Family Hotel in Anaheim
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
$620 - $1,163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Anaheim
#2 Luxury Hotel in Anaheim
#6 Business Hotel in Anaheim
#9 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#15 Family Hotel in Anaheim
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveler (1960)
Room & Suite (749)
Pool & Beach (74)
Dining (43)
Family and Play Areas (26)
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April 2, 2018|
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Response from TX0810 | Reviewed this property |
Seems to be central air, you have the thermostat in the room you can set to your preference. This is my one and only complaint on my stay, to me it did not cool the room enough.
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mamagans
March 30, 2018|
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Response from MB19 | Reviewed this property |
There is also a balcony available to all guests on the 5th floor I think where you can view the fireworks - can get busy though, arrive early if you can.
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Happybookworm48
March 29, 2018|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about the sleeper chairs. The pools are heated. There are many restaurant choices in Downtown Disney as well as the parks. It’s best to Google the restaurants for your dining choices. Have a fun vacation!
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"Courtyard view is quiet but a long walk from the lobby"
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"Tower nearest the gate"
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"If you can't walk far, ask for a room near the elevators."
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"Rooms with a view of the park are very nice."
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