Disneyland Resort Anaheim California & Packages

Disneyland! All the kids scream "yay"! For you, Disneyland Resort Anaheim California has 3 main (Disney) choices. 

There are 3 Disney resorts or hotels and below we'll compare them with others close by to the park. Below you'll also find information to help you choose Disney or non-Disney accommodation as well as where to go for a great deal.

The Disney Resorts: Quick Overview

The Disneyland resorts in Anaheim offer the advantages of a great Disney environment including character breakfasts, meal plans, convenient access to Disney theme parks, one hour early entry, and a whole host of other discounts.

Disneyland Anaheim Packages

And let's not overestimate the advantage of having your accommodation right there after you have taken advantage of early entry and a full day exploring the Disney Parks. Time not spent in the car is valuable when you're on vacation!

Disney Resort or Resort Close By?

If it's your first time to the Disney Anaheim area, it is definitely worth your while to first take a look at Tripadvisor's Anaheim page to see what past guests have said. You can look at accomodations or attractions depending on what you'd like to research.

Depending on your circumstance, the advice of past guests and what we've got below will help direct you onto the Disney Resort path or the "close by" path. 

A non-Disney resort is about 1/3 the cost of the Disney one. 

Special Offers on Hotels and Packages Nearby Disneyland 

Before you do book a Disneyland resort, you may also like to check out the list of special offers at nearby resorts and hotels that are family friendly. Most are heavily discounted and offer breakfast and other incentives to encourage you to book with them. You can the Disneyland hotels to the nearby Anaheim family friendly hotels here.

Southwest Vacations often has great specials for Disneyland Resorts in Anaheim.

The Three Disney Resorts:

Disneyland Hotel

Thanks to recent upgrades to the 990 rooms in this 11 story hotel and a transformation of the pool area in 2011, the Disneyland resort is at the top of it's game.

Goofy's Kitchen is where you can expect to find a regular character breakfast.

Disneyland HotelDisneyland Resort Anaheim California

Little touches like the headboards complete with a Sleeping Beaty light show at the flick of a switch, or a wake up call by a Disney character help create the anticipation and set the mood for the next days roaming around the park.

Disney Heaven!

Sitting down and relaxing by an outdoor fireplace or listing to live music at Trader Sams are some of the activities you can expect to find after the gates have closed at the nearby resorts.

Location: the hotel stands adjacent to Downtown Disney, and one block from Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure. The Anaheim Convention Center is one mile away.

Disneyland Hotel - On Disneyland Resort Property Bookit Special

Rooms: for an idea of some of the penthouses and new features of this resort check out the videos below.

The first video is an overview which is followed by a complete room inspection and then a walk around the resort in the third video.

Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel - Disneyland Resort 

With 489 guestrooms this 19 story resort is perhaps the best choice for those looking to stay at Disney but enjoy a (relatively) quieter experience. 

Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel, which is obviously in located in Anaheim, greets guests with a beach front theme.

Like other Disney resorts, it also features a convenient entrance to Disney's California Adventure park. 

Latest Reviews for Disneyland Paradise Pier Hotel as well as information, prices and pictures.

Disneyland Resort Anaheim CaliforniaDisneyland Resort Anaheim California: rooftop pool and slide

Video overview of this resort:

Disney's Grand Californian Hotel and Spa

The well crafted, 745 room, Grand Californian Hotel in the grounds of  Disney's California Adventure park where you can see the Chip 'n' Dale characters "pup up" for breakfast.

The craftsmanship theme runs throughout the resort with a giant redwood waterslide.

There are also extensive spa facilities available at the Mandara Spa.

Disney Grand Californian HotelView from the pool area into the Disney parks

More information and the latest reviews on Disney's Grand Californian Hotel and Spa.

Video overview:

Disneyland Family Vacation Packages

This video features some of the Disneyland family vacation packages.

Our Discount Disney Resort Packages page (which includes Disney Deals around the USA and world).

The Best Non-Disney Hotels

The following list of hotels all include a pool and are family-friendly. Some have a breakfast included.

Ayres Hotel is just 2 miles from Disneyland and is the top-rated hotel in the area (that includes the Disney hotels and resorts). This hotel has a great breakfast buffet.

Hotel Indigo Anaheim is another highly rated and very good choice. It has free internet and very close to Disneyland. It's highly regarded for it's great hospitality

Park Vue Inn across the street from Disneyland. Close enough for the kids can go have a nap during the day. It's a family friendly boutique hotel and very popular with past guests.

All three hotels are really great choices and very popular among Disneyland goers.

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