It’s known as the happiest place on earth and Disneyland is really something special. You’ll be enchanted with its little pink castle, quaint details, vibrant entertainment and many, many attractions. When it comes to resorts, Disneyland is nothing like Walt Disney World. At Disneyland there are only three official Disney resort hotels to choose from. Because there are so many fewer Disney Vacation Club Resorts at Disneyland Resort, it’s also more challenging to get a reservation there. If booking stays at Disneyland is a must, consider buying a contract at a home resort there. Let’s take a quick look at Disneyland Resort, the resort hotel options and what Disney Vacation Club looks like on the west coast.
Disneyland DVC Resorts
Disneyland Resort is a lot smaller than Walt Disney World Resort. As the original, it’s absolutely still worth visiting and has plenty of magic to offer. There are two parks, Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park, and they are located right across from each other. You can see, and walk to, the entrance of one park from the other. It’s quite convenient and the resorts are also extremely accessible. If you’ve ever stayed at Bay Lake Tower and appreciated the luxury of a quick walk back to the resort at the end of a long park day, you’ll love Disneyland.
At Disneyland Resort guests can pick from one of three official Disney resorts: Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel and Disneyland Hotel. There are also many Good Neighbor Hotels which are, “Disney-approved quality hotels close to the Disneyland Resort.” As of 2022, there is only one Disney Vacation Club resort at Disneyland: The Villas at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. The Grand Californian has a theme based around the state and is done in a craftsman style. It has a similar feel to Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and was actually designed by the same architect. The best part of staying at The Villas at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa might be the special park entrance at the resort that lets guests right into Disney California Adventure Park.
There are plans in motion to add Disney Vacation Club to Disneyland Hotel. Possibly called The Villas at Disneyland Hotel, this property would be a new building and have rooms inspired by the classic film Sleeping Beauty. For more information, see our Disneyland Hotel DVC Tower post and stay tuned for updates as they happen.
DVC Resale Experts Makes Magic
Ready to join the club? Disney Vacation Club is the flexible, point based Disney timeshare. There are many resorts to choose from for your home resort and, for those eligible, the opportunity to use your points at different resorts. DVC Resale Experts is a licensed real estate broker that specializes in resale DVC. Buying resale, instead of directly from Disney, can save you thousands. If you’re interested in buying Disney Vacation Club, a great first step is to take a look at current DVC resale listings. When you work with DVC Resale Experts you have someone to consult throughout the process. You can expect pixie dusted service from our licensed real estate agents who are former Disney Vacation Club Guides.