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Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

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Washington, DC
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Upon arriving, we told our room wasn't ready, so we provided our cell number and headed to the "downtown" area to grab some lunch and visit the parks. After about 2 hours, we were called and told our room was ready. Told that our room keys were already programmed, we headed up to the room. The keys did not work... More 

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Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hands down the best location for the parks. Get drenched on Grizzly Mountain and pop back to the room for a quick change or just for a break. The building and public spaces are really beautiful. The standard and premium view rooms are small but nicely appointed. This is NOT a value hotel but if location is your #1 priority... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been a Disneyland premium pass holder for several years and I decided to finally take the plunge and stay at the Grand Californian before moving out of state. While the hotel is gorgeous and the beds are quite possibly the most comfortable I have ever slept in, the front desk check in left much to be desired. On top... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I are from Tucson, so we've got about a 7-8 hour drive to make it to Anaheim. We left Tucson around 7:30pm, stopped for dinner, getting us into Anaheim around 2:00a local time, 3:00am Tucson time. We've stayed at Grand as well as Paradise Pier many times. We come to Disney every year for our anniversary and... More 

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oxnard, ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I totally surprised my husband with this stay. We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary and wanted an experience our family wouldn't forget. A week before arriving, they called to confirm reservations and explained our arrival. We got a 2 bedroom (reg room attached to 1 bedroom suite) suite located on the 5th floor above the Disney Store looking out to... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is close to California Adventure and Disneyland. It is clean, the beds are very comfortable, it has room service, restaurants and bar on premises, a spa, and pool. We went for Thanksgiving and the hotel and Disneyland is decked out for Christmas.

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Venice, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Grand California is a beautiful hotel located adjacent to California Adventure and almost as close to Disneyland. In terms of Disneyland hotels, it is the nicest (Paradise Pier, Disneyland Hotel). But, it also runs about $600/night, which is at least double, and usually more, of all other non-Disney hotels in Anaheim. So you ask yourself, why? Well, the reason... More 

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Solana Beach, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed for a few days over Thanksgiving...paid more than I have ever paid for a personal hotel stay...and got about a motel 6 experience. We had a room on the club level(level 6). So you get a pretty small 2 bedroom room, then a concierge on your floor and there is a club a room that has some food and... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a single room with bunk beds for the kids for 4 nights. There was really nothing special about the room. It was fairly small and drab but still comfortable. We were staying in the last room on the end of an unusually long musty corridor. This meant that while the hotel was technically close to the park gates,... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a large hotel. Spending three days at Disneyland and California Adventure - worth the stay. Having three kids, the hotel allowed us to get into the parks when it opened, do some of the key rides. Able to come back to the hotel for a break in the afternoon and then go back to the park in the evening.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Storyteller's Cafe
Storyteller's Cafe
Cuisines: American, Soups
White Water Snacks
White Water Snacks
Cuisines: American, Fast food
Hearthstone Lounge
Hearthstone Lounge
Cuisines: American, Bar
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre 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
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This stunning hotel offers premium accommodations and rich dining experiences in American Craftsman style and elegance. With its world-class spa, an impressive array of amenities and impeccable Disney service, Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa defines grandeur in every way. Located in the heart of Downtown Disney District, this hotel is just steps away from exceptional dining and entertainment. And with your park ticket, enjoy an exclusive entrance to Disney California Adventure Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Address: 1600 S Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802-2317
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Anaheim
Price Range: $706 - $1,176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 1019
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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
Disneys Anaheim
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#1 Spa Hotel in Anaheim
#3 Luxury Hotel in Anaheim
#6 Business Hotel in Anaheim
#9 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#17 Family Hotel in Anaheim
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“A downtown view gets you a fireworks view as well.”
 of 5 bubbles mrequarth, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pool view is quieter than downtown view. Higher up rooms are quieter and may have fireworks or world of wonder view.”
 of 5 bubbles cheap_trav_gal, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the 6th floor if you add club level to your room package.”
 of 5 bubbles AshleyMychele, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Check the location of your room. Some of the rooms are very far away from anything.”
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“Ask for a room with a fireworks view. If you are offered room 5116 refuse to go in!”
 of 5 bubbles AroundtheWorld4181, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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