Until six decades ago Anaheim’s was famous for its wonderful orange groves. Oranges still grow there but not much space is left for its cultivation anymore. Walt Disney’s magical and creative wizardry has transformed Anaheim’s parish landscape into one of the most popular fun-filled cities in the world for the entire family.
While parents come to Disneyland to pamper their children, the town’s leading hotels compete with each other to spoil both. Let’s review some of the 4-star hotels that might help you to select one for your next family vacation at this amazing holiday destination.
This boutique hotel is ideally located near the Disneyland Resort. Its stylish lobby gives clear indication of what to expect inside. All the 358 guestrooms and suites are elegantly furnished in colonial-style décor. Kid’s suites have Disney-inspired decorations. All have wireless internet access, flat panel TV, compact refrigerator and tea/coffee making machine. The attached granite bathroom has showers/tub combination and hair dryer.
Go to Tangerine Grill & Patio for assorted California cuisine and enjoy cocktails at the poolside Nectarine Bar. Anabella has modern exercise equipment for work outs and two outdoor pools – one for adults only and the other is open to all.
Room Tariff Starts At $89.
Anaheim Marriott Hotel
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This is another premier hotel just a mile from the Disneyland Resort. All its 371 suites have separate bedroom and a living room. A second TV is provided here in addition to all other facilities that Anabella offers.
Marriott has a casual American restaurant, a patio bar, a Pizza Hutt and a Starbucks café. Dine at JW’s Steakhouse. Try California delicacies at the Café Del Sol in a casual atmosphere. Degrees Wine & Patio Bar offers indoor and outdoor seating including poolside service. Marriott also offers an outdoor splash pool, a fitness center with cardio equipment, weight machines et al.
Room Rariff Is $99.
Like most other pretty decent hotels, Menage is also located near the Disneyland Resort and is perfect for both families and business travelers. Its 244 guestrooms and suites may vary in size offering different types of amenities, but they are all very aesthetically furnished and very comfortable.
The Hawaiian Palapa Bar with thatched roof is an excellent place to have your cocktails. For exciting food from around the world, the K’ya Street Fare restaurant is the right place. Go to the poolside for your nocturnal drinks and let the children watch the spectacular Disneyland Resort fireworks. The hotel has an outdoor pool and spa set amidst plantings and sundecks. There is also a 24-hour fitness center with cardio equipment. For children there is an ice skating facility nearby.
Room Tariff Starts At $90.
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Located close to Disneyland and Crystal Cathedral, this 17-story Hyatt Regency’s 653 guestrooms offer views of either the hotel atrium or the city skyline. All rooms come with all the facilities that the city’s top 4-star hotels offer. In the new TusCA lobby restaurant lunch and dinner are served free to kids under 12 when accompanied by a paying adult. The Hyatt offers two pools, a fitness center, basketball and tennis courts and shuttle service to Disney Park.
Room tariff starts at $100.
Anaheim has more four-star hotels, like the recently opened Doubletree Guest Suites but it isn’t possible to feature them all within a limited space. The four listed above, however, should help you to select the hotel where you would like to stay during your holiday in Anaheim.