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The Disneyland Hotel at Disneyland Paris

The Disneyland Hotel is the crown jewel of hotels at Disneyland Paris. As the only 5-star hotel on property, it offers luxurious accommodations and amenities perfect for families, couples, and solo travelers alike. Its prime location at the entrance to Disneyland Park provides stunning views of the park and makes for easy access to the magic. Since its opening in 1992, the hotel has undergone refurbishments over the years to keep the experience fresh.

The most recent one in 2021 gave the hotel a full royal makeover, theming it around Disney royalty and storytelling. From the dazzling new lobby to the elegant rooms and suites, a stay at the new Disneyland Hotel feels like living the life of royalty. This review will cover everything you need to know about the Disneyland Hotel, including accommodations, dining, amenities, location, service, and more. Whether you’re planning your dream Disney trip or simply want to live vicariously through this review, you’re sure to be wowed by this 5-star fairytale hotel. Let’s begin!

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Table of Contents

    • Room Types
    • Amenities
    • Accessibility
    • Views
    • Restaurants & Lounges
    • Character Dining
    • Royal Banquet
    • Room Service
    • Pool
    • Fitness Center
    • Spa
    • Business Center
    • Activities
    • Proximity to Parks
    • Transportation
    • Check-in
    • Concierge
    • Housekeeping
    • Entertainment

Bedroom

Accommodations

The Disneyland Hotel offers a variety of elegantly-appointed room types and suites to fit any party size or budget.

Room Types

There are several tastefully decorated room categories to choose from:

  • Standard Rooms: Offering either two queen beds or one king bed, these richly appointed rooms sleep up to four guests comfortably. They feature Victorian-inspired décor with subtle Disney touches.
  • Family Rooms: Perfect for families, these spacious rooms contain either two queen beds or one king bed, along with a separate kids’ sleeping area with one twin bed and one pull-out sofa bed. They sleep up to 5 guests total.
  • Suites: For those desiring extra luxury, suites provide enhanced amenities, services, and gorgeous themed décor. Popular options include the Empire State Club Suite, Newport Bay Club Suite, and the premium Castle Club Suites.
  • Accessible Rooms: To accommodate guests with disabilities, the hotel offers rooms equipped with accessible features like roll-in showers, grab bars, and lowered amenities.

Signature Suite Sleeping Beauty

Amenities

All rooms are appointed with premium amenities befitting a 5-star hotel:

  • Plush mattresses and luxurious linens for royal slumber
  • Flat-screen TV with cable channels
  • Work desk
  • Mini fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Upscale bathroom toiletries
  • In-room safe
  • Robes & slippers
  • Turn-down service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Suites provide extra amenities like espresso machines, microwaves, and whirlpool tubs.

Accessibility

The Disneyland Hotel provides amenities and services to enhance accessibility:

  • Wheelchair-accessible rooms & suites
  • Roll-in showers with fold-down seats
  • Lowered amenities (peepholes, thermostats, light switches)
  • Accessible transit around the resort

Views

With its prime location directly facing Disneyland Park, the hotel offers spectacular views:

  • Disneyland Park View: Immerse yourself in the magic with views of Main Street, Sleeping Beauty Castle, and more right outside your window.
  • Courtyard/Garden View: Enjoy serene vistas of the hotel’s manicured courtyard and gardens.

For the best views, request a park view room when booking, or pay to upgrade to a Castle Clubroom.

Dining

Dining

From fine dining to character encounters, the hotel’s array of restaurants and lounges will satisfy any craving.

Restaurants & Lounges

  • California Grill – Upscale table-service restaurant serving steaks and seafood on an open-kitchen patio overlooking Disneyland Park.
  • Inventions – Character dining buffet inside Disneyland Hotel with rotating themes (princesses, heroes) throughout the week.
  • Cape Cod Lounge – Relax with cocktails or afternoon tea in this elegant, nautically-themed cocktail lounge.
  • Yacht Club – Casual pub serving snacks, drinks, and light meals in a casual maritime setting.

Character Dining

In additions to buffets at Inventions, the hotel offers exclusive character dining experiences:

  • Breakfast with Disney Princesses – Enjoy a royal breakfast in the presence of Disney princesses inside Inventions restaurant.
  • Tea Time with Disney Princesses – Afternoon tea with Disney princesses inside the Castle Club lounge.

Both are very popular and require advance reservations.

Royal Banquet

The Royal Banquet is the signature character dining experience at Disneyland Hotel’s extensive dining offerings. Located inside the iconic hotel, this restaurant brings Disney royalty to life through an immersive feast fit for kings and queens. Inspired by real castle reception halls, the restaurant contains four intricately decorated rooms featuring custom-made art celebrating beloved Disney royalty across generations of films. Portraits depicting origins stories of characters like King Triton, Princess Jasmine, and others line the walls, transporting you into the worlds of your favorite tales.

The menu reflects the diverse cultures behind the stories with cuisine like spicy Cajun gumbo from “Princess and the Frog” and middle eastern specialties nodding to Aladdin’s Agrabah. An extravagant seafood platter with lobster and shrimp takes center stage. Grilled meats, vegan dishes, and kid-friendly items round out the royal offerings catering to all tastes and diets. While the food impresses, the true stars are the characters. Mickey, Minnie and friends are dressed to the nines in custom made royal costumes exclusively for the Royal Banquet.

They interact with guests during this lively feast bringing joy and magic to the experience. The exceptional theming, gourmet fare, and exclusive character interactions make the Royal Banquet a coveted reservation for Disneyland Hotel guests wanting to dine like royalty. It solidifies the resort’s place as the crown jewel of hotels at Disneyland Paris.

Room Service

If you’d rather dine in your room, the 24-hour in-room dining menu offers quick bites, entrées, kids’ meals, and late-night snacks delivered right to your door.

Cinderella Princess

Amenities

Beyond its rooms and restaurants, the luxury hotel boasts an array of recreational amenities.

Pool

Unwind at the indoor heated pool or bask poolside on the seasonal outdoor sun terrace. Towels, lounge chairs, a hot tub, and pool bar (seasonal) provide for a relaxing pool day without leaving the hotel.

Fitness Center

Stay active at the state-of-the-art fitness center featuring cardio machines with video screens, weight machines, and a movement studio offering exercise classes. After your workout, wind down in the sauna.

Spa

Indulge in rejuvenating massages, facials, body treatments and more inside the hotel’s full-service spa, Le Salon. Appointments required.

Business Center

Road warriors can utilize the 24-hour business center to print documents, utilize the computer workstations, or rent audio/visual equipment for meetings and events.

Activities

In your free time, enjoy:

  • Family-friendly arcade
  • Board games to borrow
  • Pool tables
  • Video game consoles
  • Character greetings in the lobby
  • Nightly entertainment and movies on the back lawn (seasonal)

Bar

Location

Attached to Disneyland Park itself, the hotel’s premier location tops all others.

Proximity to Parks

The Disneyland Hotel literally sits above the entrance to Disneyland Park—just steps away from the turnstiles. A private entrance also provides direct access to Disneyland’s Main Street. It‘s also an easy 10-15 minute walk to Walt Disney Studios Park via Disney Village. Talk about prime park access!

Transportation

Via the resort’s complimentary shuttle system, the hotel is convenient to:

  • Marne-la-Vallée–Chessy RER & TGV Railway Station (5 mins)
  • Disney Village Entertainment Complex (5 mins)
  • Other Disney Hotels (5-15 mins)
  • Golf Disneyland (15 mins)

Valet parking is available for those with cars, along with an EV charging station.

Decorations

Service

As a 5-star hotel, royal treatment awaits around every corner.

Check-In

You’re welcomed by a personal greeter for private check-in inside the dazzling new lobby, where your bags are whisked away via the luggage service. Those arriving via the Disney Express service from the train station can check in there and go straight to the parks, while the hotel stores luggage until rooms are ready.

Concierge

The lobby’s guest relations desk provides personalized assistance with theme park tickets, restaurant reservations, childcare services, transportation, spa appointments, and any other requests.

Housekeeping

Expect premium service like nightly turn down and room refresh upon request. Forgot something? Housekeeping will deliver missing toiletry items or other necessities to your room.

Entertainment

In the evenings, enjoy live music in the lobby or outdoor movies (seasonally) on the back lawn. Kids can partake in story time or video game tournaments, while adults relax over drinks. Character greetings also occur periodically.

Royal Kids Club

Special Events & Celebrations

As part of Disneyland Paris’s 30th anniversary in 2022, the resort hosted special events like New Year’s Eve celebrations and festive holiday entertainment. Year-round, guests can enjoy seasonal festivities like Disney’s Halloween Festival, Disney’s Enchanted Christmas, and exclusive parades and shows. In October 2023 for Disney’s 100th anniversary, Disneyland Paris will have a special one-day event during regular park hours. The resort also has options for celebrating special occasions like birthdays, weddings, honeymoons, and family reunions with custom packages.

Princess Dress

Tips for First-Time Visitors

Helpful tips for first-timers include booking a Disneyland Hotel stay for total immersion, making dining reservations in advance, prioritizing unique attractions like Crush’s Coaster, exploring the hotel’s amenities, indulging in food & shopping at Disney Village, and taking advantage of Extra Magic Hours and FastPass services to maximize time in the parks. Coming during a special event or holiday season also enhances the celebratory atmosphere.

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Conclusion

With luxurious accommodations, world-class dining, and a prime location, the newly reimagined Disneyland Hotel provides a truly magical, 5-star experience. Its recent royal makeover makes it the perfect place for anyone to live the life of royalty, if only for a few special days. From families seeking character encounters to couples wanting romantic escapes, all who step foot in the hotel are treated like royalty. No request is too big—the exceptional cast members delight in making dreams come true.

Sure, it comes with a higher price tag than other Disneyland Paris hotels. But for those wanting to make their Disney trips extra special, the Disneyland Hotel’s over-the-top theming, stellar service, and proximity to the magic make it well worth the splurge. Whether you stay in an elegantly-appointed standard room or an opulent themed suite, a stay at the Disneyland Hotel promises unforgettable memories to last a lifetime. It’s the ultimate fairy tale experience.