If you are planning a trip to Disneyland and are looking to stay right in the magic by choosing one of the three Disney Hotels, one of your options will be Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel. This hotel is on the corner of Disney Way and Disneyland Drive. It is situated next door to the Disneyland Hotel and across the Street from Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel.
The hotel is a 15-story high rise hotel with 502 guestrooms including suites and poolside cabana rooms. The hotel has a swimming pool, whirlpool and a water slide. There is a restaurant, a lobby bar, coffee house, poolside bar, game arcade and gift shop.
Many of the rooms at Disney’s Paradise Pier hotel have views of the Paradise Pier section of Disney California Adventure Park. Other rooms feature a view of the surrounding city of Anaheim.
The hotel was redecorated as part of the building of Disney California Adventure to have a California Beach theme. Around the rooftop pool you will find California Streamin, a wooden roller coaster inspired water slide that is the longest of any waterslides at the Disneyland Resort. There is a life preserver shaped wading pool and brightly colored umbrellas to help celebrate the days of oceanfront boardwalks.
As you enter the lobby you are greeted by a statue of goofy all ready to catch a wave on the California Surf. The restaurant, located just off the lobby is called PCH Grill in celebration of the famous Pacific Coast Highway that stretches all along the coast of the Golden State. At breakfast, this restaurant host Mickey’s Beach Party character breakfast and at dinner it is casual family cuisine.
For those true Californian’s who cant be too far from their gym, there is Team Mickey’s Workout Room. It is a fully equipped fitness center located on the second floor of the hotel and is available to all guests staying at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel.
The rooms are brightly colored and feature many beach and sunshine elements. Each room will accommodate 5 guests in two queen beds and a day bed. The rooms have a desk, coffee maker, refrigerator, iron and ironing board, in room safe, and hair dryer.
The hotel does have valet and bell services and offers concierge rooms for those who want a little pampering when they are on vacation.
Through 2010 there is a nightly Resort Fee. Beginning in 2011 the resort fee will be eliminated. Parking is included in the resort fee for 2010 and will be $15 per night beginning in 2011 when the resort fee is eliminated.