Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa Resort Guide

Grand Californian Hotel

1600 S. Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92803
Phone: (714) 635-2300
Fax: (714) 300-7300

Check In: 3:00 p.m. for rooms or 4:00 p.m. for villas/ Check Out: 11:00 a.m.
Non-Smoking Hotel

Resort Theme   Resort Rooms   Resort Dining  Child Care   Recreation   Shopping  Resort Tips

The majestic Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel, a triumph of Arts and Crafts style and a tribute to timeless architecture and attention to detail, is nestled right inside Disney’s California Adventure park. Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel is the first hotel ever built inside a Disney theme park. Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel provides resort guests an opportunity to experience breathtaking beauty, incredible service, and unforgettable fun. This hotel features hundreds of various room types, 3 large pools, one with a 90 foot water slide, a children’s pool, an exclusive spa, fitness center, 3 lounges, and 2 restaurants. The Grand Californian Hotel and Spa has a beautiful American craftsman theme. The interior is inspired by National Park lodges throughout the western part of the country. The lobby has many comfortable seating areas anchored by a massive fireplace. Warm and cozy meets impressive and beautiful in this hotel.

Check our Rehabs and Closures schedule for any refurbishments or work taking place at the Grand Californian Hotel during your visit.


Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel Rooms



Standard Rooms include either a king size bed, two queen size beds, or one queen size bed with bunk beds. Views can be Standard, Wood/Courtyard, or Downtown Disney. Artisan Rooms There are 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom suites that offer guests either one king-size bed, or 2 queen-size beds per bedroom. These suites can sleep up to 14 guests, depending on the room type. Disabled Accessible rooms available.


In Room Amenities Include:

Alarm Clock
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
In-Room Wall Safe
Iron and Board
Table & Chairs
Complimentary wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) (click link for specific details)
Smart TV – ABC, Disney Channel, Check the TV channel guide for more
Vanity Area

Resort Amenities Include:
Self-service laundry facilities
Evening Turndown
Valet laundry service
Valet parking
Club Level Concierge

Available upon request, subject to availability
Bed Boards/Rails
Crib: Pack ‘n Play

Grand Californian Hotel Club Level Club level rooms include either one king-size bed, a queen-side bed and bunk bed, or 2 queen-size beds per bedroom. These rooms sleep up to 5 guests depending on room type.

Concierge assistance at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort is available to Resort hotel Guests 7 days a week, from 7:00 a.m. through 10:00 p.m. Located in the main lobby, the concierge can help you purchase Theme Park tickets and make Walt Disney World dining and show reservations.


Grand Californian Hotel Resort Dining



Napa Rose is a sophisticated table-service restaurant, that features exquisite dining complemented by fine wines. Napa Rose is an award winning specialty restaurant, celebrating California’s famous wine country. Wine Country inspired specialties are designed to showcase the award-winning selection of wines. The restaurant is characterized by a rose motif, which is found in the hand-blown glass light fixtures, ceiling panels, cast member costumes, carpet and border designs. The dining room at Napa Rose overlooks a landscaped area between the hotel and Disney California Adventure park. Guests enjoy a view of Disney California Adventure through a 20-foot-wall of stained glass. Serving: Dinner

Napa Rose Lounge is adjacent to the spectacular Napa Rose Restaurant and offers a wide variety of outstanding California wines available by the glass. Enjoy a glass of California wine while relaxing alongside the beautiful fireplace. Napa Rose Lounge offers full-menu service and pleasant outdoor seating with a stunning view of Disney California Adventure park.

Storyteller’s Cafe is a table service restaurant that salutes the art of storytelling through the use of beautiful period murals depicting tall tales set in early California. California stories depicted in the seven murals include Mark Twain’s “The Jumping Frogs of Calaveras County” and Scott O’Del’s “Island of the Blue Dolphin.” The food at Storyteller’s Cafe harkens back to a simpler time with hearty home-style favorites. Here you will find a variety of tempting American cuisine on the menu including wood-fired pizzas, bountiful salads, grilled sandwiches and fresh fish. A character buffet breakfast is also offered, where guests can dine with those mischievous chipmunks Chip ‘n’ Dale. A la carte breakfast items are also available. Meals Served: Character Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Hearthstone Lounge has guests seated around a cozy fireplace in this lodge-like lounge that offers coffee drinks and homemade baked goods in the morning. Later in the day, there’s an extensive selection of blended drinks, cocktails and wines.

Whitewater Snacks was designed after a campground pavilion, and is the resort’s quick-service location. At this eatery, you will find entrée salads, deli sandwiches, grilled chicken, pizzas, hamburgers, hot dogs and specialty coffees. Breakfast items include burritos, bagels, muffins, Mickey waffles, and sweet rolls. Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks

Pool Bar – This bar is open seasonally. Offers beverages and light snacks.

Child Care

Pinocchio’s Workshop is a children’s activity center located at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel. Pinocchio’s Workshop provides a wondrous environment with a caring, licensed supervisor. Available to Disneyland Resort Hotel Guests for children ages 5-12. Open from 5:00 pm until midnight. The kid’s workshop has plenty to do and fruits, pillows, and blankets ae provided. A child-friendly dinner is also provided for an additional $5.

Babysitting Service recommendations can be made by calling guest services at the front desk. Fees for in room babysitting are based upon care provider’s discretion.

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel Recreation



Eureka Fitness Center features high tech equipment including treadmills, ellipticals, stair climbers, weight machines, and more.

Mandara Spa offers treatments like state of the art massages, manicures and pedicures specializing for men and women, body wraps, facials, and waxing services.

Fountain Pool features an artisan-crafted turtle fountain. A great place for the whole family to splash and play tucked away from the water slide excitement.

Redwood Pool features a water slide that is 90 feet long winding around the massive Redwood tree stump. The Mickey Mouse shaped kid’s pool, and a whirlpool hot tub are conveniently located close by.

Mariposa Pool is a place for tranquil serenity. Lounge pool side or rent one of the 6 private cabanas for your family and friends.

Tour & Quests are offered at the Grand Californian Hotel for fun while relaxing on non park days. Sign up for the Art of Craft Tour to learn all about the crafty design and artifacts throughout the hotel. For those with children ages 3 – 12 check out The Grand Quest. Scavenge all over the hotel for fun a fun surprise, best of all no reservations are required.

Movie Nights are especially fun after a long day at the parks. Ask a cast member or guest services for specific times and feel free to bring your own snack and refreshments.

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel Shopping

Acorn Gifts and Goods This store located on the lobby level offers Disney character apparel and souvenirs as well as Grand Californian Hotel logo merchandise. You can also find snack foods, beverages (including adult beverages), magazines and books, and other general sundries.

Look at all your vacation photos by visiting thePhotopasspage. These professional pictures can make a great souvenir for home!


Disney autograph bookSave money and buy official Disney Park merchandise and souvenirs before you leave home. Disney Shopping has autograph books, character plush, travel accessories and many items that will make your vacation even more magical. Shop before you leave home to save time and money!


Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel VIP Top Tips

MouseForLess Room Request Tips:
If you are paying for a theme park view, ask to be looking out toward Paradise Pier. The view at night is incredible, and you look over the pool too.

There is also a great view looking toward the Grizzly park section.

If a balcony is important to you, request it. Not all rooms have balconies although many do.

MouseForLess Hidden Treasures:
There are tours of the resort. Ask at guest services for times.

MouseForLess Tips for Romance:
This resort oozes romance with the Arts and Crafts style and sitting areas, fireplaces and more.  Get a massage or other treatment at the spa. What could be more romantic?

MouseForLess Tips for Families:
You can request bunk bed rooms with one set of bunk beds. Kids love them and there is no bed sharing.

For travel parties that have 2 adults and three children, you can even request a sleeping bag.

There are lots of unique activities for children including storytelling times near the fireplace. Check your resort guide for times and locations.

MouseForLess Tips for Large Travel Groups:
Request rooms in the same area of the hotel if proximity is important. If you end up in different wings of the resort, the rooms could be quite far from each other.

MouseForLess Tips for Disneyland Newbies:
This is a great spot for Disneyland newbies because you have your own entrance right into Disney California Adventure Park, and also a convenient path to Disneyland.

MouseForLess Tips for Luxury Travelers:
The concierge level is very enticing. You will have access to a daily breakfast bar, and wine and cheese in the evening. There are beautiful suites available, some with magnificent views and rooms.

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