NEW MAGIC AT DISNEYLAND HOTEL: The Disneyland Hotel celebrates the completion of a two-year renovation in January, 2012, with significant upgrades and enhancements that have earned it a AAA Four Diamond rating. Guests are enjoying new room décor with modern amenities, an expanded courtyard and three pools, including themed waterslides at the Monorail Pool, a tribute to the early years of Disneyland park. Nostalgic new additions includeTangaroa Terrace, a casual dining restaurant, and Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar, which takes its name from the familiar “head salesman” of the Disneyland Jungle Cruise. A magical Disney oasis, the Disneyland Hotel features 969 remodeled rooms, fine dining at Steakhouse 55, plus 120,000 square feet of convention and meeting space.
MAGICAL SHOPPING, DINING AND ENTERTAINMENT IN DOWNTOWN DISNEY: The Downtown Disney Districtcontinues to be a popular destination for Disneyland Resort guests, offering a variety of music and outdoor entertainment throughout the year. This lively, colorful esplanade of innovative restaurants, shops and nightclubs is centrally located between the Disneyland Resort theme parks and hotels. Later this year, guests will enjoy even more space at a newly renovated La Brea Bakery Café. Also featured in the 300,000 square-foot District are more than 30 distinct venues including AMC® Theatres, Catal Restaurant, ESPN® Zone, House of Blues®, Rainforest Café®, Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen, Tortilla Jo’s, Build-a-Bear Workshop, Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria, and, of course,World of Disney.
FALL 2012 WILL BRING RETURNING DISNEYLAND RESORT HOLIDAY TRADITIONS: Holidays are always a very special time at Disneyland Resort, and 2012 will be no exception. The Halloween season, beginning in September, will see spooky décor, Disney characters in Halloween costume, the separate-ticket “Mickey’s Halloween Party” and special Halloween attractions. The Christmas season begins in November with holiday fireworks, snow on Main Street, U.S.A., Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle, a giant Christmas tree and more.
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