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Disneyland Hotel Lagoon image

The large lagoon where in years gone by kids used to play with remote-control tug boats has been replaced by the Neverland Lagoon from Peter Pan complete with Captain Hook's Pirate Ship and (sorry it's invisible here) Skull Rock - but now it's a swimming pool. It's a great area for lounging in the sun while Dad and the kids are frolicking in the parks. You are, after all, in sunny Southern California so you might as well soak up some rays!


Inside, the rooms have also undergone an elaborate rennovation. The always sumptuous accoutremonts have been updated and more detailed to the Disneyland theme. For example, the large armoir that houses the television and in-room refrigerator has the famous original concept drawing of Disneyland etched into the doors.

Disneyland Hotel armoir image

Disneyland Hotel image
Disneyland Hotel image

The headboard of the beds also have been decorated in the same fashion. Even the bedspreads are themed with images from the park like The Haunted Mansion and the Mark Twain Riverboat (see below).


It's the little details that tickle our fancy. For example, even the bathroom gets a touch of the Disneyland magic. Note the Mickey Mouse glove holding the lamp, and the complete set of Mickey Mouse Club soaps and shampoos. What you can't see in the picture here is that the wallpaper is decorated with pictures of Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy, Daisy, and Pluto. Just lots of fun!

Disneyland Hotel image

Disneyland Hotel image

We couldn't imagine a better place to stay when you visit Disneyland. The Disneyland Hotel is just a short walk across the street to Downtown Disney and then on to Disneyland or California Adventure. And there are still shuttle busses if you need them. We always got a kick out of this giant 30-foot Sorcerer's Apprentice hat that forms the archway over the path to the parks. It's just another one of those dozens of special touches that make the trip a little more magical.