April Disneyland Trip Report – Part 1

Posted on
After I attended Tuesday’s press event on the new Tinker Bell 1/2 Marathon I wandered around Disneyland, DCA, the Disneyland Hotel and Downtown Disney for a while. There’s still lots of construction going on at the Disneyland Hotel – beginning with the remodel of the Magic Tower. The new restaurant complex behind the Never Land … Continue reading "April Disneyland Trip Report – Part 1"
No Comments

Searching Disneyland for Hidden Mickeys

Posted on
My wife Vickie and I visited Disneyland, California recently to look for Mickey – Hidden Mickeys, that is. We stayed at Disneyland Hotel and found several Mickey images in our room. This classic Mickey is on the shower/bath faucet handle. As in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, Peter Pan’s Flight at Disneyland has … Continue reading "Searching Disneyland for Hidden Mickeys"
No Comments

Disneyland Hotel Celebrates 55 Years

Posted on
Anaheim, Calif. – Oct. 5, 2010 – Fifty-five years ago today the landmark Disneyland Hotel opened as the first major hotel in Orange County. When the hotel officially opened on Oct. 5, 1955, nearly three months after Disneyland park’s opening day, 104 rooms were available. Today, the hotel boasts 969 rooms and signature suites including … Continue reading "Disneyland Hotel Celebrates 55 Years"
No Comments

Big Thunder Suite at the Disneyland Hotel

Posted on
The Big Thunder Suite is the wildest suite in the wilderness and immerses up to six pioneers in 1,400-square-feet of luxurious rustic accommodations inspired by the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad attraction at Disneyland park. Howling wolves sound to the push of the suite’s doorbell as guests step into a mine shaft foyer inlaid with Fool’s … Continue reading "Big Thunder Suite at the Disneyland Hotel"
No Comments

Disneyland Hotel Renovations Plan!

Posted on
Disneyland Hotel to Renovate Pool Area, Add New Dining Locations and Re-theme Hotel Towers Work underway includes remodeling of all guest rooms and the hotel’s exterior ANAHEIM, CALIF. May 27, 2010 – Disneyland Resort today announced substantial upgrades to the pool and courtyard areas of the Disneyland Hotel, continuing the landmark property’s current renovation project. … Continue reading "Disneyland Hotel Renovations Plan!"
No Comments

Dinner at Steakhouse 55

Posted on
Having wound up this year needing to make last-minute reservations for Mother’s Day, I settled on Steakhouse 55 for the very good reasons that a) They give an AP discount, and b) They still had reservations Sunday afternoon. Steakhouse 55 is located in the Disneyland Hotel, just off the Lobby and next door to Goofy’s … Continue reading "Dinner at Steakhouse 55"
4 Comments

Disneyland Resort Announces Significant Renovation of Disneyland Hotel

Posted on
Landmark Disneyland Hotel to Undergo Significant Renovation Historic hotel to feature considerable changes to guest rooms, exterior ANAHEIM, CALIF. June 16, 2009 – Beginning in August 2009, Southern California’s landmark Disneyland Hotel will start a significant renovation project that will include major improvements to its guest rooms and considerable changes to the exterior of the … Continue reading "Disneyland Resort Announces Significant Renovation of Disneyland Hotel"
No Comments

Disneyland Hotel & Disneyland Paris Park Entrance

Posted on
You reach the Disneyland Hotel and Disneyland Park through gates near the train station. The picture below was taken of my friend Kelly (hands raised) in 1997, before security checks were in place. Today, everyone must undergo “bag check” which is located within these gates. Once past security, you enter the Fantasia Gardens. This is … Continue reading "Disneyland Hotel & Disneyland Paris Park Entrance"
No Comments

January Disney Calendar

Posted on
Welcome to 2009! Here’s your first calendar for the new year. I thought I’d start us off with a trip to Europe. This is the Disneyland Hotel and the entrance to the Disneyland Resort Paris. Again this year, each month I’ll post a new calendar that you can print off to use at home or … Continue reading "January Disney Calendar"
No Comments

Disneyland Hotel ‘Character Quarters’ Keep the Magic Alive

Posted on
ANAHEIM, Calif.-August 19, 2008- When it comes to magical vacation experiences at the Disneyland Hotel, it’s character that counts. That’s why the famous resort hotel, located next to Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure parks, is now featuring the opportunity to book Character Quarters – connecting rooms for children that are specially themed with Mickey Mouse … Continue reading "Disneyland Hotel ‘Character Quarters’ Keep the Magic Alive"
No Comments