The Best Disney Hotels Around the Globe
Visiting a Disney theme park is pure magic, and thankfully, it doesn’t have to stop once you exit at the end of a long day.
Walt Disney World and Disneyland are known for crafting exciting concepts at their remarkable resort hotels, but Disney parks across the world are just as impressive, if not more so. That perfect blend of Disney magic, charm and luxury isn’t hard to find, if you know precisely where to look.
Get ready to be surprised and amazed by Tokyo’s extraordinary offerings, Paris’ Victorian-era structure and just how different Disneyland Hotel is around the globe. From giraffes outside your window to Venetian canals outside your door, these Disney resorts truly have it all.
Disneyland Hotel Paris
Luxury knows no bounds at this Disney resort in Paris, which is known for its upscale decor and dining locations, including the elegant Café Fantasia bar.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
One thing that sets Animal Kingdom Lodge apart from all other Disney resorts? Animals! Zebras, giraffes, kudu, and bongo roam the hotels collection of wide open savannahs.
Animal Kingdom Lodge also hosts some of the finest Disney World restaurants. Jiko - The Cooking Place is ideal for a table service dinner, while Boma brings the flavors of African cuisine to Disney World dining with its fan favorite buffet.
Shanghai Disneyland Hotel
Art Nouveau touches enthrall older guests at the grand Shanghai Disneyland Hotel, while classic touches from beloved Disney movies will excite young ones.
Views of Shanghai Disneyland park, a gorgeous indoor pool themed to “The Little Mermaid,” character dining. What more could one want from a Disney resort?
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa—nicknamed The Grand—is the quintessential Walt Disney World resort.
Just one monorail stop from the Magic Kingdom, this elegant Victorian-themed Disney resort has it all: a marvelous lobby, famed wedding pavilion and views of Cinderella Castle.
There are divine Disney World restaurants located at The Grand hotel, including the AAA Five Diamond Award-winning pinnacle of Disney World dining, Victoria & Albert’s.
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
This Disney resort is home to a set of fantastic Disney World restaurants, each with cult favorite dishes. Between Dole Whip at Pineapple Lanai, bread pudding at ‘Ohana and Kona Cafe’s Tonga Toast, some of the best Disney World dining can be found here.
To add luxury to one’s trip, be sure to book a Bora Bora Bungalow. These waterfront cabanas are one of the more unique rooms Disney resorts offer.
Disney Ambassador Hotel Tokyo
At Tokyo Disney Resort, the art deco-inspired Disney Ambassador Hotel channels old Hollywood with its outstanding Palm Garden Pool and gilded details.
Character theming extends to the rooms, with Minnie bow-shaped pillows and polka dot bedspreads, as well as a Tokyo outpost of beloved Disney World restaurant Chef Mickey’s.
Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta
Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta is not just a grand hotel with Italian flourishes. It’s one of the few Disney resorts located inside a park.
Rooms in the Venetia wing of this Disney resort are even situated over Tokyo DisneySea’s gorgeous Palazzo Canals, adding to its Italian charm.
Tokyo Disneyland Hotel
Tokyo Disneyland Hotel, with its grand hotel atrium and regal flair, is a must for any young princess or budding royal wanting to stay as close to Tokyo Disneyland as possible.
Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel
Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel is pure bliss, boasting a grand six-story lobby and astonishing restaurants offering character meet-and-greets and Disney-themed dim sum.
If you’re familiar with Walt Disney World hotels, you could consider this Disney resort with its Victorian charm and turreted structure Hong Kong’s version of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort.
Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
At Disneyland Resort in California, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa gets top honors for being the finest hotel on property.
Design-wise, this upscale Disney resort—with its unbelievably grand hotel atrium—feels like it combined the elegance of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge with the charm of Arts & Crafts architecture for a stunning result.
Convenience comes at a premium with this Disney resort. Not only is there is a direct entrance to Disney’s California Adventure park, but it’s a true Downtown Disney hotel, just steps from all the action.