Paradise Pier Hotel Disneyland

Paradise Pier Hotel Disneyland can be an excellent place to stay if you want to be close to all the action at Disneyland Resort. Both Disneyland Park and California Adventure Park are within easy reach when you stay at this California boardwalk-style hotel, so you can hardly argue with the location. Add in the welcoming facilities and the comfortable guest units, and it only gets better. Among the facilities is a family-friendly restaurant that offers Character Dining experiences in the morning. For your guest room, you can choose from a standard room, a concierge room, or a spacious suite that accommodate six or more people.

The Paradise Pier Hotel Disneyland is situated at 1717 S. Disneyland Drive in Anaheim. This puts it in the Downtown Disney District, and as its name implies, it is heavily affiliated with the Paradise Pier area of California Adventure Park. Nearly 500 total guest units are spread out over the hotel's fifteen stories, and many offer excellent views Disney's California Adventure. These rooms and the rooms that offer direct access to poolside cabanas are arguably the most enticing.

Paradise Pier Hotel Disneyland
Paradise Pier Hotel Disneyland

Regardless of which guest unit you end up securing at the Paradise Pier Hotel Disneyland, a bright, cheery, and casual decor is what you can expect. You can also expect some welcoming amenities. Standard room and suite amenities include cable TV, complimentary Internet access, a safety deposit box, a phone with voicemail, a mini refrigerator, a coffee maker, and an iron. A free weekday newspaper is also part of the deal, and should you book a concierge room, the extra perks will include a DVD player, a complimentary continental breakfast, a free evening wine and cheese reception, and a nightly turndown service.

Guests at the Paradise Pier Hotel Disneyland have little trouble keeping busy between the in-room amenities and the general facilities. As for the facilities, they include an inviting restaurant and a relaxing lounge. At the PCH Grill, you can dine with Mickey and some of his friends in the morning. For lunch and dinner, kids can make their own pizzas. Next to the PCH Grill is the Surfside Lounge. Cocktails and wine are the lounge's specialties, and the environment is delightfully laid back. Room service is available at the Paradise Pier Hotel, and this can be especially tempting after a full day.

When you're not dining at the PCH Grill or kicking back at the Surfside Lounge during your stay at the Paradise Pier Hotel Disneyland, you can burn some calories at the well-equipped fitness center. Taking advantage of the rooftop pool and waterslide area or testing your video game skills at the onsite arcade are also options for things to do. A small theater that screens Disney movies and TV shows helps to round out the facilities, and business travelers will be happy to know that both a business center and meeting facilities are available.

There is a lot to like about the Paradise Pier Hotel Disneyland, and the same goes for the other hotels located right in the Disneyland Resort. These hotels are the original Disneyland Hotel and the truly grand Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. If you can't manage to secure a room at one of these three Disneyland hotels, there are plenty of other lodging establishments to choose from in the immediate area. Approximately 40 hotels are a mile or less from the Disneyland Resort gates.

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