We stayed here the last weekend of January, 2013. We booked their Resort Suite--Rm 410; two bedrooms and two bathrooms for 3 adults and 2 children. The first room as you enter is like a standard motel room, with two queen beds, a large tile/ granite vanity area and separate bathtub/toilet. The second bedroom, entered at the rear of the other room, has a California (extra large) king bed, a microwave and fridge in a cabinet, and another large vanity area w/separate tub/toilet. This worked very well rather than booking two separate rooms, which might not have been near each other. The two rooms are not large, but were very clean, well vacuumed and appeared freshly renovated. Beds were very comfortable. One can hear some noise from the corridor outside, especially rolling suitcases, but nothing loud at night while we were there. The second (king bed) room is completely enclosed and separate from the corridor, and very quiet. It can get stuffy, so we left the door between the rooms ajar for air cirulation.
The swimming pool was small but heated to near bathtub temp while we were there during rather chilly weather for Calif. A great plus was taking to kids to watch the fireworks in the evening from the fifth floor breakfast room. The included breakfast was simple but in that category of hotel/motel about what we usually find, with an added plus of peeled hard boiled eggs and hot biscuits and gravy. There are toasters, Danish rolls, (never saw the bagels mentioned in a review below), bowls of oranges and apples, as well as coffee, apple and orange juice, ice water, and instant oatmeal. We brought in our kids' favorite cereal and preferred a quick breakfast there rather than Mc D's, pancakes at IHOP or in D-land for $$$$. Was not overcrowded when we were there, usually between 7-8 am.
We would stay here again when on a short visit to Disneyland. For those planning a longer stay at Disney and surrounding attractions, and wanting more of a destination resort feel, perhaps this wouldn't be their choice, but Carousel Inn worked very well for us.
Most of all, we loved being able to walk across the street to the D-land entrance, and that is our priority when spending a few days at Disneyland.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located directly across from Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Parks and the Downtown Disney District. Amenities Include: Complimentary Business Center with printing Serta Perfect Sleeper Mattresses 32" LG LCD Flat Screens Heated Rooftop Pool Mini Fridge and Microwaves in all rooms Coffee Makers/Hair Dryers/Iron/Ironing Boards Complimentary USA Today (limited supply in lobby) Disneyland Park Hopper Tickets and City Passes available at The Front Desk. Tours to Seaworld, Universal Studios and Legoland can also be arranged Only 1 half mile from the Anaheim Convention Center. Total of 131 Guest rooms and Suites with On Site Restaurant the Pizza Press! Pizza Press offers make your own gourmet pizzas and serves local microbrews and wines. Open daily 7am-1am Items not Included in Room Rate or Packages On Site Parking (fee $14 + tax per day) Wifi (fee $6.95 + Tax per 12 hours, up to 2 devices) Crib (fee $10.00 + Tax per day) Rollaway Bed (fee $25.00 + Tax per day) Resort Fee (Fee $5.00 + Tax per day) ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Carousel Hotel Anaheim
- Carousel Inn Anaheim
- Carousel Inn And Suite