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« Thread started on: Jul 23rd, 2011, 3:46pm »

As much as I would love to book the Disneyland Hotel or the Grand Californian, they are just not in the budget (unless a significant discount pops up).

What is your favorite offsite hotel at the DLR and why?

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« Reply #1 on: Jul 24th, 2011, 8:40pm »

I've only ever been to DL once and stayed onsite but I continually hear great things about the Candy Cane Inn www.candycaneinn.net. They're within walking distance and clients have been very happy with the rooms and the breakfast that's included.
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« Reply #2 on: Jul 24th, 2011, 8:49pm »

on Jul 24th, 2011, 8:40pm, MrsM wrote:
I've only ever been to DL once and stayed onsite but I continually hear great things about the Candy Cane Inn www.candycaneinn.net. They're within walking distance and clients have been very happy with the rooms and the breakfast that's included.


Thanks - have stayed there a couple of times - am thinking of an even closer option since Andy's biggest gripe re: staying offsite is location. I'm thinking about the Best Western Park Place Inn. Seems to be your standard motel-type but it does have a limited breakfast option and is right across the street from the gates.
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« Reply #3 on: Jul 25th, 2011, 07:50am »

BW Park Place Inn gets good reviews as far as location goes. If you will be renting a car, be aware they charge a parking fee (I think it is $8/night) and that the spaces are tight (they have a few larger spaces in a different section, although those tend to fill up quickly). Also, the biggest complaint I have seen is regarding the breakfast, which tends to be bare bones (bagels - not a large variety of them, toast, a few cereals, oatmeal). For the price and location, it certainly cannot be beat, especially if you will not have a car with you!
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« Reply #4 on: Jul 25th, 2011, 09:46am »

The BW Park Place is definitely the closest to the park and the rooms are standard rooms.

We loved the Candy Cane Inn and you can't downplay the fact that they have their own transportation to the park.

The Howard Johnson is also a good choice. We have walked to the park from there and it's not too bad.

We stayed at the Marriott one time and felt like it was too far away and required a lot more travel issues.
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« Reply #5 on: Jul 25th, 2011, 11:51pm »

We stayed at the Ramada (Maingate, maybe??) and it was fine. Easily could walk to nearby restaurants, but a bit of a hike to the parks. It was clean and I assume it was cheap (it was a surprise trip so I don't know the pricing). That said, DB said we'd never stay off-property at DL again.

My pastor and his wife (who are So Cal natives) stayed at the HoJo with their grandkids a couple of years ago and loved it. I believe Mary at Mousesavers.com listed it in her recommendations. They said the proximity to the parks made it an easy walk (and the kids were like 5 & 3 at the time, so it must have been close) and that the pool was wonderful.
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« Reply #6 on: Jul 26th, 2011, 10:13am »

BW Park Place is the best for location and for us, place to stay. We've had WONDERFUL service there. You can't get closer than Park Place.

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« Reply #7 on: Jul 26th, 2011, 7:30pm »

on Jul 26th, 2011, 10:13am, Bil wrote:
BW Park Place is the best for location and for us, place to stay. We've had WONDERFUL service there. You can't get closer than Park Place.

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I have been convinced! BW Park Place it is! smiley

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« Reply #8 on: Jul 28th, 2011, 04:51am »

Cannot offer off-site advice, as I don't have any experience in that -- but wanted to say: YEAH for an upcoming DL trip! How fun!
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« Reply #9 on: Jul 28th, 2011, 10:06am »

I'll just add with Park Place, it's been a number of years since we stayed there. My sister lives about 5 miles down Ball (street that is just North of Disneyland) so we stay with her now.

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