• On Jun 26, 2017
    Todd from NJ Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Is disneyland like WDW in that you can only swim at your pool? We are staying Paradise Pier but didn't know if could check out disneyland hotel pool as well. It is our first Ca trip but have been to WDW countless times and worked their college program

    Hello, Todd! Thanks for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel and asking your question!

    Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel is a lot of fun and I think your family is really going to enjoy staying there. The pool policy is similar to the Walt Disney World Resort in that you will only have access to the pool at Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel. You will get to enjoy the Paradise Pool, California Streamin' slide, a children's pool, and the Paradise Spa whirlpool all atop the roof of the third floor. Plus, you can order cocktails and snacks at The Sand Bar while you are lounging.

    Although you won't be able to swim at the Disneyland Hotel, I absolutely recommend checking out other things the hotel has to offer like Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar, The Coffee House (where you can get my favorite treat, the Dole Whip), and the amazing memorabilia display inside the main lobby. The Disneyland Hotel is my absolute favorite hotel and it's so much fun to explore. If you visit the Frontier Tower, you can view a really neat scale model of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

    Finally, as a Guest of Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel, don't forget to take advantage of Extra Magic Hour every day of your stay. This includes exclusive access to Disney California Adventure Park on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

    I hope this information was helpful. Please return with any other questions you may have!

    -Linda M.
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Meet the Panelist: Linda, Colorado

Hi there! I'm Linda from Colorado. The Disneyland Resort has always held a special place in my heart and now I enjoy Disney Parks vacations with my own family at least once a year. I am married to my high school sweetheart and we have a wonderfully silly daughter together. I love sharing my Disney Parks knowledge with anyone and everyone and I'm so excited to help you plan your next Disneyland Resort adventure! Learn More About Linda

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