Tag: disneyland hotel

The Return of Classic Disney Imagineering

The Return of Classic Disney Imagineering

| October 21, 2012 | 4 Replies

Disney does it right. For years, theme park goers have found themselves amazed by the amount of detail Walt Disney Imagineering puts into creating new experiences for its guests. Everything from the line queues, ride vehicles, and walkways, to the background music, cast member costuming, and building structures are examined when creating a new area [...]

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Staying Concierge at the Disneyland Hotel

Staying Concierge at the Disneyland Hotel

| October 12, 2012 | Reply

On a recent trip to Disneyland and a stay at the Disneyland Hotel, we decided to treat ourselves and upgrade to a Congierge level room. Sure it was pricey, but it definitely was fun. Was it worth the extra cost? Value is in the eye of the beholder. Prices vary based on time of year [...]

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Disneyland Hotel Refurbishment – Part 3, Construction Completed

Disneyland Hotel Refurbishment – Part 3, Construction Completed

| February 5, 2012 | Reply

In late 2009 Disney announced that all the Towers at the Disneyland Hotel would be renovated and in May of 2010 Disney announced the renovation of the pool, dining locations and improvements to the Hotel’s grounds and landscaping. It’s been a long time coming and finally the construction at the Disneyland Hotel has been completed. [...]

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Memories: Waterfalls of the Disneyland Hotel

Memories: Waterfalls of the Disneyland Hotel

| January 2, 2012 | 3 Replies

Whether it was known as the Bonita Tower or the Wonder Tower, the vista that many people enjoyed from the youngest of the three Disneyland Hotel towers is now but a distant memory.  The Disneyland Hotel Waterfall was famed for its relaxing sounds, its romantic lighting, and its playful spirit.  However, 31 years after its creation, it’s [...]

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Holiday Shopping at the Disneyland Resort

Holiday Shopping at the Disneyland Resort

| December 14, 2011 | 1 Reply

I love shopping during the holiday season.  I love the sights and smells, the colors, and even the crowds of people looking for that just-right gift.  My daughter, Kelly, and I decided to go visit the Disneyland hotels and Downtown Disney to check out some of the shops there. We parked at the Mickey & [...]

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Trader Sam’s – Enchanted Tiki Bar at the Disneyland Hotel

Trader Sam’s – Enchanted Tiki Bar at the Disneyland Hotel

| June 6, 2011 | 2 Replies

I stopped by one of the newest additions to the Disneyland Hotel complex.  The Disney web site officially calls it “Trader Sam’s – Enchanted Tiki Bar”.  Trader Sam’s is a tropical inspired lounge that is located on the far end of the Tangaroa Terrace restaurant.  I’ll make a small prediction here; this place is going [...]

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Culinary Quest: Tangaroa Terrace Opens at the Disneyland Hotel

Culinary Quest: Tangaroa Terrace Opens at the Disneyland Hotel

| May 27, 2011 | 2 Replies

This week, the Disneyland Hotel has opened a new counter service restaurant called Tangaroa Terrace. The restaurant is based on the concept of “casual island dining,” and I can assure you the food fits the island theme and the atmosphere is definitely casual.

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