Disneyland Luxury Hotels

by Tricia Chaves
Many luxury suites near Disneyland have views of Cinderella's castle.

Many luxury suites near Disneyland have views of Cinderella's castle.

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Disneyland in Anaheim has one luxury hotel and spa on its grounds, but the park’s proximity to the Anaheim Convention Center means that several top-rated luxury hotels are within walking distance of all of the Disney attractions. These hotels offer stylish accommodations, decadent dining and tranquil places for relaxation between jaunts to the park.

Anaheim Marriott

The Anaheim Marriott is next to the Anaheim Convention Center and less than 1.5 miles from Disneyland. Guest rooms have signature Marriott beds, bold paint schemes and modern furniture. The hotel’s seven suites resemble designer-styled homes with plush seating and sleek surfaces for dining or play. The large, heated outdoor pool is flanked with palm trees and crowned with an overhead wood beam ceiling. Gourmet dinner is served at JW's Steakhouse. Golfers can tee off at three 18-hole courses within a 10-mile radius.

Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

The Craftsman-style Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is a Disney resort with a forest theme that is located just steps away from the theme park. Rooms are decorated in rich carved woods with a subtle Bambi print on the linens. The spa offers special treatments for couples or mom and daughter. Cushioned chaise lounges surround pools crafted in the shape of Mickey and with a water slide that twists around an enormous tree trunk. The Napa Rose restaurant was rated the most popular restaurant in 2008 in the Orange County Zagat Survey.

Hilton Anaheim

The Hilton Anaheim underwent a face lift to unveil 96 contemporary suites with masculine lines and color combinations. Luxurious bathrooms have granite vanities and spacious showers. The hotel is less than 1.5 miles from Disneyland and offers suites with lanais and panoramic views of Cinderella’s Castle and the nightly Disney fireworks spectacular. Hotel amenities include a fitness center and outdoor pool. The hotel’s Mix Restaurant serves a menu with locally procured, organic ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Hilton Anaheim is a pet-friendly property.

Sheraton Anaheim Hotel

The castle-themed Sheraton Anaheim Hotel is a AAA three-diamond hotel less than 1.5 miles from Disneyland. The 13-acre property has fountains, a kidney-shaped pool, a whirlpool and plenty of comfortable seating and lounging areas. During park hours, guests can utilize a free round-trip shuttle to and from park attractions. Guest quarters are tastefully decorated with red coverlets, black wood furniture and creamy-neutral draperies and upholstery. Suites and poolside rooms are available. Travelers with pups can request a Sheraton Sweet Sleeper dog bed. The hotel has three casual eateries on site.

The Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort

The Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort is on 11 tropically landscaped acres less than a mile from Disneyland. The L-shaped pool is surrounded by a fitness center, whirlpool and plenty of chairs for lounging. Guest rooms are styled with goldenrod tones with royal blue bedding atop the Sweet Sleeper beds. Rooms with private terraces overlook the pool or Disneyland. Deluxe suites and a VIP floor are available. Morton’s Steakhouse serves fine seafood selections and USDA prime beef entrees nightly.

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