The Best Hotels to Book Near Disneyland, California, for All Budgets

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13 September 2021

Mickey, Minnie and the cartoon bunch make great neighbors when you book a hotel near Disneyland in Anaheim, California – a cinch with Culture Trip.

As one of the main attractions in Southern California, Disneyland’s family-friendly park is filled with thrilling rides, classic characters and delectable food options. Opt for a stay in one of these nearby Anaheim hotels for easy access to the park and a comfortable place to relax after a day of enjoying the magic.

Grand Legacy

4.1/5 (902 Reviews)
Grand Legacy
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From $167 per night per room
Just steps away from the Disneyland entrance, Grand Legacy Hotel continues the magical theme park’s childlike sense of play with a lifelike Disney mural in the lobby, bright and whimsical purple rooms and a family-friendly splash zone by the pool. For last-minute planners, the hotel desk sells Disneyland tickets, too. Head to FIFTH, the rooftop bar at the hotel, for a seasonal cocktail and bites complemented by an unparalleled view of the theme park and its legendary fireworks show.
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Disney Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Resort, Luxury
4.4/5 (902 Reviews)
Disney Grand Californian
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From $782 per night per room
Adjacent to the Disney California Adventure Park and Downtown Disney, the Grand Californian offers a Golden State-themed escape. Paying homage to local national parks, the lodge-like lobby is adorned with rustic stone, golden-colored wood, and stained glass, while the property’s crystalline pools are lined with lush trees and rugged rocks. The hotel’s upscale dining spot, Napa Rose, sends out Wine Country cuisine and an extensive list of red and white wines to match. Top tip: Disney Grand Californian guests receive early entry into the parks, too.
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Hotel Indigo Anaheim

4.4/5 (963 Reviews)
Hotel Indigo Anaheim
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From $172 per night per room
A 15-minute walk from Disneyland and a matter of steps away from the famed Anaheim GardenWalk, Hotel Indigo Anaheim is quite a place: check in for chic, bright rooms filled with crisp details and agriculture-inspired murals. After a day spent wandering up and down Main Street, you’ll find relief from the heat at the sparkling outdoor pool or with a cocktail and dinner at the onsite Chambers Bar & Bistro. With free parking and pet-friendly rooms, this hotel is a relaxing cocoon – the perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of the park.
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Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel

4.2/5 (910 Reviews)
Disneyland Paradise Pier Hotel
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From $443 per night per room
Step out of Downtown Disney and back in time – to California’s sandy beachfront boardwalks, at the Paradise Pier Hotel. It’s so convenient – between rides and parades at the park, you can head back to relax on the panoramic rooftop pool deck, taking a dip in the pool and soaking in the hot tub. Or try a heart-racing plunge down the California Streamin’ waterslide, followed by a bite at the outdoor Sand Bar. Little ones will enjoy dining with classic Disney characters at breakfast at the hotel’s PCH Grill.
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  • Disneyland Hotel

    Chain Hotel, Resort
    4.4/5 (913 Reviews)
    Disneyland Hotel
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    From $593 per night per room

    The Disneyland Hotel, located right next to Downtown Disney, is characterized by its towers – Adventure, Fantasy and Frontier – each a tribute to the original lands in the theme park. The Disney inspiration is palpable throughout, with light-up Sleeping Beauty Castle headboards, Monorail waterslides and themed pools. The Tangaroa Terrace Tropical Bar transports you to an island oasis that majors in Hawaiian-inspired dishes, including the famed Dole Whip Floats – a refreshing, child-friendly blend of pineapple juice and ice cream. And for adults? Order the rounds in at Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar. Of course, you can bring the kids – the cozy lounge serves No-Booze Brews for half-pint travelers.

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    Tropicana Inn & Suites

    3.2/5 (974 Reviews)
    Tropicana Inn & Suites
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    From $57 per night per room
    A five-minute walk from the entrance to both Disneyland and California Adventure, the renovated Tropicana Inn & Suites screams Southern California, with blue-palm-tree murals and red accents in its rooms; we also love the bright-orange pool chairs around its sparkling outdoor pool and whirlpool tub. The property has a winner in its Cove on Harbor Market and Cafe, serving freshly brewed coffee, specialty pastries, deli sandwiches and more – that’s all the carbo-load you need for a long day at the nearby theme parks.
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    Anaheim Marriott

    4.3/5 (1359 Reviews)
    Anaheim Marriott Hotel
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    From $168 per night per room
    Anaheim Marriott is known and loved for its serene and stylish rooms that come with plush bedding, large marble bathrooms and balconies with sweeping city views. When you and the brood aren’t hanging out with Mickey Mouse, head to the dazzling outdoor pool, or indulge in Californian cuisine at the signature restaurant, nFuse, where you’ve got 24 taps of local microbrews to work through. The hotel is also within walking distance of the Anaheim Convention Center, the House of Blues and the Honda Center, so you’re not going to run out of entertainment options.
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    Del Sol Inn

    4.1/5 (870 Reviews)
    Del Sol Inn
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    From $183 per night per room
    Directly across the street from Disneyland, the quaint Del Sol Inn is a family-friendly spot with a range of spacious rooms, including some with bunk beds that groups of children adore. After fun and games at the amusement park, it’s time to relax – so have a splash in the outdoor pool, or take a stroll to the nearby Anaheim GardenWalk, where you’ll find more to eat – and enjoy, entertainment-wise. Want to spend longer at the park? You’ll settle in easily at Del Sol Inn – it’s got laundry facilities, in-room microwaves and mini-fridges to make a home from home for you and your loved ones.
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    For more excellently located Anaheim stays, see the best resorts and most budget-friendly hotels in the city.

    This is an updated rewrite of an article originally by Juliet Bennett Rylah.

    These recommendations were updated on September 13, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.

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