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. (Rooms) | 4:00 p.m. (Villas)
Check Out 11:00 a.m.

Hotel Rooms  Dining  Recreation  Shopping

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, lounges, and 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.

For a limited time guests staying at any of the Disneyland Hotels between May 31, 2019 and June 23, 2019 will receive designated reservations to the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

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Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel Rooms

Room Descriptions

Standard Rooms come with 2 queen beds or 1 king bed & 1 day bed & 1 twin sleeper chair or 2 queen beds and 1 day bed. Guests can choose between standard, courtyard, deluxe-partial, Downtown Disney, or theme park (premium) views.

Club Level Rooms come with 2 queen beds or 2 queen beds & 1 Day bed (or twin sleeper chair) or 1 king & 1 day bed & 1 twin sleeper chair. View options include the courtyard and Disneyland Drive (standard) or pool and theme park (premium).

Signature Suites are specially themed to maximize your Disney experience. For the Grand Californian Hotel & Spa signature suite options are Arroyo, El Capitan, Arcadia, and Mount Whitney. These rooms can sleep up to 12 adults.

1, 2, and 3 bedroom suites are also offered at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa sleeping anywhere from 6 to 12 adults.

Room Amenities

Standard & Suite Room Amenities
Desk
Shower with Rain Shower Capability (Upon Request)
Bathtub with Rain Shower (Upon Request)
Robes
Vanity Area with Double Sinks & Step Stool
Keurig
High Speed Internet – WiFi Service
Hair Dryer
Dual Line Phone with Voicemail
Ice Bucket
Crib Pack n’ Play (Upon Request)
Iron & Board
Alarm Clock with USB Charger
55″ Smart TV
Interior Corridor Access
Safe – In Room
Air Conditioning/Heat
Make Up Mirror
Balcony(ies) or Patio
Evening Turn Down
Bathroom Amenities
Mini Refrigerator

Club Level Amenities
Includes Standard & Suite Room Amenities Plus:
Exclusive Access to the Veranda
Fireworks Viewing from the Veranda
Afternoon Tea from 11:30am to 3:30pm
Wine & Cheese Reception from 4:30pm to 7pm
A Selection of DVDs Available for Checkout
Continental Breakfast from 6::30am to 10:30am
Personal Assistance from Concierge Staff
Cookies & Desserts from 8pm to 10pm

 

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel Resort Dining

Restaurants

Napa Rose
A sophisticated table-service restaurant, that features exquisite evening 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 has been home to the famous Chef Andrew Sutton for over ten years. Guests can reserve a place at the chef’s counter for an interactive dining experience, or enjoy a prix-fixe menu designed by Chef Andrew Sutton himself. Reservations are not required, but highly recommended.

Storyteller’s Café
This restaurant is buffet-style, and open for breakfast, brunch, and dinner. Mickey Mouse and his closest friends will join guests for character breakfast and brunch to tell tales of their latest adventures. Dinner does not include the character experience with Mickey and friends but is filled with a number of savory dinner options from the buffet. Reservations are highly recommended for any of the meal times offered at Storyteller’s Café.

Louges

GCH Craftsman Bar
At the GCH Craftsman Bar guests can indulge in signature cocktails, wine, and entrees while sitting by the pool or at the bar.

Napa Rose Lounge
The Napa Rose Lounge is adjacent to the spectacular Napa Rose Restaurant, and offers a wide variety of outstanding California wines available by the glass. While sipping a glass of wine, craft beer, or one of the signature cocktails guests can enjoy a seat by the fireplace or out on the terrace. Napa Rose Lounge offers select menu items from the Napa Rose Restaurant including appetizers, entrees, and desserts.

Hearthstone Lounge
This lodge-style lounge is centered around a warm fireplace, and stays open late (1:30am) offering a full bar menu as well as appetizers and artisanal pizzas. The Hearthstone Lounge is also open in the morning for guests to wake up with fresh brewed coffee and a selection of breakfast pastries.

Quick Service

GCH Craftsman Grill
GCH Craftsman Grill is located by the pools of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, and it open for breakfast, lunch, & dinner. Menu items include grab n’ go meals (salads, breakfast items, and snacks), a variety of entrees, desserts, and much more. Kids meals are also available, and GCH Craftsman Grill is a participant of Disneyland’s Mobile Ordering.

Pool Bar
Open seasonally, the Poolside Bar serves a number of appetizers, entrees, and beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic). Weather permitting the bar is currently open from 11am until 6pm daily.

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel Recreation

Pools

Fountain Pool
Featuring a artisan-crafted turtle fountain this pool is great for the whole family. The wooded area makes for a beautifully serene backdrop while relaxing in a lounge chair or splashing in the water. Storyteller’s Café is next to this pool, guests can enjoy a breakfast buffet and head straight to the water, break for lunch and/or dinner between swimming sessions.

Redwood Pool
This pool is perfect for thrill seekers. Wind down and around the stump of a massive Redwood tree on a 90 foot waterslide, or take the little ones to the nearby children’s pool. There is also a whirlpool hot tub near the Redwood Pool making this the ultimate spot for water-fun.

Mariposa Pool
Spanish for “butterfly”, the Mariposa Pool is decorated in butterflies and has a tranquil surrounding for a more relaxing experience at the pools. A second whirlpool hot tub is located close to this pool to keep with the atmosphere. Guests also have to option of renting a private cabana by the Mariposa Pool. Cabanas include amenities such as, lounge chairs, a love seat, coffee table, flat-screen TV, and much more.

Fitness & Health

Eureka Fitness Center 
This fitness center has high tech equipment including treadmills, ellipticals, stair climbers, weight machines, and more. Hotel guests have 24 hour access to Eureka Fitness Center, and must be at least 14 years of age (parent/guardian required for 17 years and under).

Get Up & Go Power Walk 
This is a fast-paced 2 mile walk through the Disney California Adventure park beginning at 6am sharp. The power walk is free of charge to hotel guests, but space is limited to so sign up at the guest services desk upon check in. Please note the following requirements in order to participate: guests must be at least 14 years old (parent/guardian required for those 17 and under), athletic shoes must be worn, and strollers and cameras are not permitted.

Mandara Spa
Bringing together techniques from all 4 corners of the world for a complete and total rejuvenation of body and mind, the Mandara Spa is the place to treat yourself. Choose from a number of mani/pedi combos, facials, massages, wraps, and much more. Discounts are available for annual passholders on select days.

Other Activities

Quests & Trivia Challenge
Test your knowledge by picking up a trivia sheet at the guest services desk before heading to Disneyland Park. Answer all the questions as you make your way through the park to receive a special prize when you return. Guests can also go on a special Grand Quest throughout Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa to earn a prize too. This one is recommended for families with children ages 3 to 12. Ask anyone at the guest services desk for instructions to begin.

Art of Craft Tour
Learn all about how the arts and crafts movement shaped and influenced the design of this hotel through the Arts of Crats Tour. It is one hour long and spots can be reserved at the guest services desk.

Movie Nights 
On select nights at the Disney hotels, guests can enjoy classic Disney films under the stars. Seating begins 3o minutes prior to the start of the movies you can ask a cast member or guest services for specific times and movie details. Feel free to bring your own snack and refreshments (glass containers are not permitted).

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.

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