Disneyland Hotel Fun Facts
id you know...?
Disneyland opened in 1955 but the
Disney Company did not own the
The Disneyland Hotel in Disneyland Hotel until the late
Anaheim California is located on 1980s? The Disneyland Hotel was
60 acres of lavish tropical owned first by the Wrather
gardens and is surrounded by a Corporation.
The restaurant "Granville's" in
There are 1,136 guest rooms in the Disneyland Hotel is named
the Disneyland Hotel with 62 after Jack Wrather's wife's
suites in three towers all with maiden name.
garden villas. Within the hotels
and surrounding area there are 11 The Disneyland Hotel originally
restaurants and lounges, over a consisted of just two stories of
dozen shops, three swimming pools hotel rooms. But in 1961 the
and a sandy beach. Disneyland Hotel added another 7
story addition. This was the
The three towers encircle biggest building in Anaheim at
Seaports of the Pacific, a marina the time.
play land and world class
shopping area, dining and Since the inception of the
entertainment attractions. There Disneyland hotel only one of the
is also a romantic underground original trees planted still
waterfall that is somewhat remains. Ask any manager and they
unknown in the central garden. will point it out to you. What
Make sure you visit the happened to the other trees?
underground waterfall at night Perhaps they used them as timber
with the person you love. It is to build the hotel.
The Hook's pirate ship that
originally was located in that costs significantly less for
Fantasyland serving as a the Musketeer on a budget.
restaurant is now shipwrecked at
the Disneyland hotel in the During the summer Disney puts on
Lagoon pool area but no longer a nightly firework show. The show
serves as a restaurant. is clearly meant to be viewed
from within the park but, if you
If you want to get married at the park right off Ball and Anaheim
Disneyland Hotel or on Disney Blvd across the street from the
property visits the "Fantasy Disneyland parking lot for
Weddings Office". Guest employees, you can sit in a small
appearances at your wedding by a area of grass across from the
costumed character are $500 (this Sheraton Hotel. From this vantage
would be $3500 for a set of point you get what is probably
dwarfs for a Snow White theme). the best view of the show and the
Use of the Cinderella Carriage is best part - it's free! Oh, and
just $10,000! And in case you're don't forget the fire
interested, there is a different extinguisher.
carriage, a simpler black one
About the Author:
Douglas Anchel has written numerous travel articles and is a staff writer for: http://www.californian-tourist.com, http://www.california-accommodations.com and http://www.all-reservations.com