Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and Spa

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Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is located just a few minutes walk from Disneyland, and offers its own private entrance to Disney California Adventure. The Craftsman-style elegance of this resort takes you away to a mountain retreat and leaves you feeling far from the hustle and bustle of the city. This resort is located along the edges of Downtown Disney and Disney California Adventure, making the walk to both areas a matter of minutes.

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

There are three pools at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. The Redwood Pool has a 90-foot-long water slide that curves around the stump of a Redwood tree as well as a children’s pool and whirlpool. The Fountain Pool and Mariposa Pool are also nearby, giving guests many options to cool off. Cabanas are available for rent.

Guests can enjoy activities such as trivia challenges, the Grand Quest, and the Get Up & Go Power Walk. Mandara Spa offers relaxing and rejuvenating services like massages and facials. 

Standard View rooms can sleep up to 5 adults, with views of the parking areas or Disneyland Drive. These rooms have multiple bedding arrangements available and can sleep up to 5 adults. Rooms can be upgraded to a view of the courtyard, Downtown Disney, or theme parks. Larger room options include 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom suites. Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa also offers rooms with Club Level access that include a Standard View – Club Level and Premium View – Club Level. Club Level amenities include secured key access to the club-level lounge, serving refreshments and snacks (Continental Breakfast, Midday Snacks and Evening Wine, Cheese, Cordials, and Dessert) between 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily, access to Concierge Service at The Verandah. Club Level guests can enjoy fireworks viewing from The Verandah.

GCH Craftsman Bar at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Dining options here include White Water Snacks, Napa Rose Lounge, Storytellers Cafe and Napa Rose. More dining options are available in the nearby Downtown Disney District.

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Written by Adjunct Professor Leah Ferguson edited by Professor Heather Adamczak