Disneyland is one of the most magical places on earth and the hotel you choose to stay in while visiting can add to the magic. Since there are so many hotels near Disneyland, we thought we would help you narrow down your options to the most kid-friendly and magical hotels close to Disneyland Resort. I’ve linked everything to reviews so you can see where they rank with all the other options.
Once you know what you want, we always find the best deal through Get Away Today (getting tickets and hotel together will get you the best deal! You can also use promo code MothersNiche to get an additional $10 off your Southern California vacation package. Here is a list of the top 10 most magical, kid-friendly hotels near Disneyland.
10 Most Magical, Kid-Friendly Hotels Near Disneyland
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It doesn’t get more magical than the Disneyland Hotel. Here, you and your little ones will be in awe at all the Disney magic sprinkled throughout the hotel. From magical light up head-boards that sing to little Mickey ears patterned in the floor; you won’t be disappointed. Not only will the design and nostalgia blow you away but you can even get one of the most popular Disney treats INSIDE the hotel, a Pineapple Dolewhip! That’s right, instead of waiting in line for one in Adventureland, you can grab one on your way to the park or to your room, right in your hotel.
This Disney property is another family favorite and has a beach/boardwalk feel. Your kids will love getting a picture with the big statue of Goofy and his surfboard in the main lobby area. These rooms are inspired by the beach with fun beach ball pillows, sun-framed mirrors and sand castle-like head-boards. Your family will have a blast!
The description is in the name, it is GRAND! The lobby area alone, will take your breath away with its lodge-like grandeur, architecture and lighting. Not only will you and your kids love how big and fun it is but by staying here you will get an exclusive private entrance to Disney California Adventure!
This extravagant hotel is literally a kid’s heaven! When you walk in, you are greeted by their fun Wolf mascot that gives you your very own pair of wolf ears to wear. This hotel includes a giant water park in it with several pools and slides, Flowrider, lazy river and other splashing spots. It also has an ice cream shop, pizza parlor, Scooops Kid Spa, XD Theater, arcade and more. You and your little ones will be blown away by this hotel and are sure to have a howling good time!
Speaking of fun hotels, the Castle is a very family and budget friendly hotel, within walking distance to the park. It has a fun castle-like exterior and your little ones will be given paper crowns to wear when they arrive. Your kids will love the fun theme the Castle has to offer and you will love the price!
This hotel is a medieval inspired property, similar to the Castle Inn & Suites, with a pool located on the fourth floor. You and your kids can swim and relax while you watch the Disneyland fireworks at night! This is a great family friendly hotel and is right across the street from the park.
This hotel is truly majestic. It has a magical look and feel with beautiful greenery, pathways and a courtyard. They even have their very own princess, Princess Corinne, that you can write letters to and meet during your stay there. They also have a story that your little ones can follow throughout the hotel that includes Princess Corinne, dragon footprints, clues and other fairytale touches. Your kids will have a ball as they become entranced by the Majestic Garden Hotel’s story, theme and magic.
When it comes to locations, this hotel is one of the best. It is directly across the street from the park, which provides a very convenient theme-park entrance. It has spacious rooms and a water park with water slides, a splash pad and a pool. Your kids will have a blast with all of the fun amenities and close distance to the park.
This hotel is known for it’s great staff and LOCATION. You and your kids will love the ease of being conveniently located directly across the street from the theme park entrance! Not only does if have a great spot but a great value as well. Your little ones will also love spotting the giant Mickey you can see from the upper floors and hanging out in the kids lobby where they can catch a Disney film. With newly remodeled rooms, including the upgrade option of premium view rooms with Disney vintage walls and a resort and firework view, this hotel will have you coming back again and again each time you visit.
Not only is this a spacious and stunning place to stay for adults but the kids’ suites are to die for! They are brightly colored, including polka dots on the walls, stripes on the carpet, and a touch of Disney throughout. Their modern looking bunk beds are set up perfectly and will have your kids excited to stay the night when they get back from the park. Not only will the rooms and grand lobby take your breath away as you walk in, but the splash pad, rooftop pool and bunk beds will take your kids’ breath away!
There are so many magical hotel options, from budget friendly to more extravagant. If you are having a hard time choosing, call Get Away Today and ask if they are running specials on certain hotels. Oftentimes they offer deals for a 3rd or 4th night free, free parking, and others. Tell them Mother’ Niche sent you and they’ll even let you to use promo code MothersNiche to get an additional $10 off your Southern California vacation package (it also works online). They are seriously the best to work with. We have used them for 4 Disney trips already.
Which kid-friendly hotels near Disneyland are YOUR favorite?!