New Pixar Art Hotel to Replace Paradise Pier at Disneyland Resort

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There is a new Pixar Art Hotel to replace Paradise Pier at Disneyland Resort!

To infinity and your mom! Oh, wait… (We got our movies mixed up) Last week while we were soaking up the sun in Mexico Disney made a couple of Halloween announcements for this fall as well as some big news about a (much needed) re-theming of the Pixar Pier Hotel at Disneyland!

Ken Potrock, President of the Disneyland Resort, announced that the Paradise Pier Hotel will be reimagined with an all-new Pixar theme! There will be a full renovation of the exterior and interior of the hotel similar to what they are currently doing at Tokyo Disney Resort.

“Guests will gain a new perspective on their favorite Pixar worlds and characters through carefully curated artwork and décor that reveals the creative journey of the artists who helped bring these stories to life. And, of course, the iconic Pixar Lamp will balance atop its ball in the lobby. I can’t wait for you all to experience this next step in our resort’s transformation!”- Ken Potrock



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As part of a multi-million-dollar makeover, the Disneyland Resort plans to transform the Disney seaside, beach-themed Paradise Pier Hotel into a Pixar-themed resort. Take a look at more of the upcoming changes to Disneyland:

Din Tai Fung, a popular dim sum restaurant chain and Michelin starred Chef Carlos Gaytán’s new Mexican-inspired restaurant, will soon open in Downtown Disney.

Gaytán’s restaurant will take over the locations currently occupied by Catal & Uva Bar. Din Tai Fung will have a new restaurant building in the area where the former Earl of Sandwich and AMC Theater was formerly located, a Disneyland official told Spectrum News.

Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen, a mainstay at Downtown Disney, will also see a new menu and an exterior and interior remodel of its restaurant space.

Meanwhile, Earl of Sandwich will have a pop-up location. It’s unclear if the popular sandwich joint will have a permanent home once the renovations are complete.

Disneyland officials did not disclose a date as to when any of these new restaurants will open and renovations complete. “[We’re] significantly investing in Downtown Disney District to continue growing this dynamic, exciting destination with something for everyone,” Potrock said.


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