There are a huge number of accommodation options within easy range of the Disneyland Resort Paris. This includes six on-site hotels and a variety of “partner” hotels, which can be booked as part of hotel-plus-ticket packages.
The official Disney hotels offer a number of perks to guests, the most significant of which is Extra Magic Hours. This enables guests to enter Disneyland Park two hours early on selected days, enabling them to enjoy many of the biggest attractions with virtually no queues.
Situated at the entrance to Disneyland Park, the 500-room Disneyland Hotel is among the most expensive at the resort. However, the Victorian-styled property includes a number of rooms that offer spectacular views over the park, including the iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle.
The best suites are housed in the central section, along with the hotel’s restaurants (California Grill and Inventions) and bar. Cheaper rooms are available in the wings on either side, although the views from these are slightly less impressive. Only slightly, though, as many look over the pretty Fantasia gardens that sit in front of the hotel.
Disney’s Hotel New York
Another high-end accommodation option, Disney’s Hotel New York is situated on the banks of Lake Disney. As it name suggests, the hotel is themed around the Big Apple, and it even houses a recreation of the famous Rockefeller Tower skating rink.
In addition to 572 guest rooms, Disney’s Hotel New York is also home to two restaurants: the Parkside Diner (which services buffet-style meals) and Manhattan (an Italian eatery).
Disney’s Newport Bay Club
A New England-style property housed on the shores of Lake Disney, Disney’s Newport Bay Club features a nautical theme. It houses two restaurants – Yacht Club and Cape Cod– both of which offer a variety of sea food dishes, alongside other fare. It also features one of the most impressive swimming pools at the Disneyland Resort Paris.
Disney’s Sequoia Lodge
Designed by renowned French architect Antoine Grumbach, Disney’s Sequoia Lodge evokes the classic U.S. National Park lodges that were built at the turn of the 20th century. It packs in more than a thousand guest rooms, as well as two restaurants (Hunter’s Grill and the Beaver Creek Tavern). The rooms and amenities are spread across seven lodge buildings, one of which houses the hotel's swimming pool.
Disney’s Hotel Santa Fe
One of several American-inspired hotels at the Disneyland Resort Paris, Disney’s Hotel Sante Fe features a desert theme. It hosts 1000 guest rooms (each capable of sleeping up to 4 people) many of which overlook the Rio GrandeRiver. Slightly more affordable than the top-end hotels at the resort, it also hosts a number of walking trails, each of which tells a story. It is home to La Cantina restaurant, which serves Mexican dishes.
Disney’s Hotel Cheyenne
The “Wild West”-themed Hotel Cheyenne consists of 14 separate buildings, each named after a western icon. It features the heaviest theming of any at Disneyland Resort Paris hotel, with facades of buildings such as boarding houses and jails helping to create the impression of a frontier town. Fittingly, adults can relax in the Red Garter saloon bar, while hungry cowboys and cowgirls can grab a meal in the Chuckwagon Restaurant.
Davy Crockett Ranch
The most affordable of Disneyland Paris’ on-site accommodation options is the Davy Crocket Ranch, inspired by the character that helped fuel the popularity of Walt Disney’s “Disneyland” TV programme. Hidden away in a forest some distance from Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios, the hotel is somewhat reminiscent of a Center Parcs property, in that guests are housed in separate cabins. These can house up to 6 people, and include a bathroom and a small kitchen. Kids will enjoy visiting the farm area, where they can take a ride on a pony.
Given its proximity to Paris, it’s no surprise that there are a huge variety of hotels within easy travelling distance of the Disneyland Paris Resort. It’s possible to stay in the heart of Parisand still commute to the park every day, although accommodation on the outskirts of the city is generally cheaper.
Two areas, in particular, are within convenient reach of Disneyland Paris via the RER train system. One is Torcy, which hosts a variety of budget hotels (including the ultra-low-cost, very basic Premiere Classe Torcy), and makes up in convenience what it lacks in beauty. The other is Bussy-St-Georges, which is located just one train stop from the resort and similarly boasts a variety of accommodation options.
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