This is more a motel than a hotel. So if you're expecting a hotel I suspect you'll be disappointed. The price is also a bit high, but it's inline with all the rest of the properties that are close by. My corner suite was the same price as a room at the Disneyland Hotel, but without the magic morning hours.
However, this location can't be beat. Even with the monorail, this place is closer and after a full day at Disney, you'll be very happy to walk right across the street to your room. It's a 4 min walk to the gate at most. Also, they don't have magic morning hours, but they do provide a hot breakfast. Some days it was eggs and sausage, other days it was eggs and bacon. 4 waffle stations, cereal stations and an assortment of bread for toast. It will get you through the morning and you'll be ready for lunch. That in itself is a life saver.
The front desk seemed friendly, the lemonade in the front was a bit too sweet for my liking, but I suspect the kids love it. The pool is small, but perfectly fine. It is right in the middle of the parking lot, but they don't let cabs come and go through the front so you dont have to worry about non-hotel guests walking up and staring at you. They also have a convenience store full of whatever last minute item you might be missing. Cold Stone is also attached to the Front Desk/Lobby area and they give a 10% discount when you mention you are staying at the hotel. Thats a nice treat later in the evening.
The room was clean enough, and the bed was fine. Again, just think of this as motel lodgings rather than hotel lodgings and you'll see that this place is 'Good'. Really, you're paying for location -- that can't be beat. We'd stay at the ParkVue Inn again just because its so close. As others mentioned the wifi is pretty bad, luckily I can use my mobile as a hot spot so we were fine.
While the place is a bit older and the beds aren't heavenly -- the front desk staff are polite, and the location is great, plus the free breakfast really saves you some $$$. I'd say for families, this is a great spot. Since we were a couple celebrating an anniversary (which I mentioned in the reservation and they didn't even say anything when we checked in - bummer) next time I'm just going to book a Disney hotel. I would have liked a little extra magic when we arrived.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- With our direct access to the Disneyland(R) Resort, our hotel offers a stress-free stay that's only steps away from a world-famous destination. All rooms include a refrigerator, microwave, HDTV, free parking, free breakfast, and free Wi-Fi. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Park Vue Hotel Anaheim
- Park Vue Motel