Disneyland tickets went on sale on April 15 and Guests were quick to jump online to try to get the opportunity to buy some coveted reopening day tickets. Along with a valid theme park ticket, current Disneyland rules state that Guests must also make reservations for which park they would like to visit. This type of reservation system is currently in place at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
Many Guests waited online for upwards of 16 hours as they waited patiently to buy their Disneyland Resort tickets and make their reservations. Reservations for April 30, Disneyland’s opening day, were fully booked the first day tickets went on sale. Shortly after, Disney California Adventure reservations for June 4, the opening day of Avengers Campus, were also fully booked. Guests will only be able to visit California Adventure that day if they buy a more expensive Park Hopper ticket and begin their day at Disneyland. They will then be able to go over to California Adventure beginning at 1 p.m. as long as the park isn’t at capacity.
In preparation for Disneyland’s April 30 grand reopening, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa will be opening back up to Guests on April 29. Reservations quickly filled up at the deluxe hotel. For Disneyland’s reopening weekend, all rooms at the Grand Californian are booked, except for Premium View rooms, which will cost Guests $800 per night.
Note that at this time, the Grand Californian is the only Disney hotel on property that has a reopening date. If the Disneyland Hotel and Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel reopen by the opening weekend of Avengers Campus, then Guests will have more options at lower price points. However, Disney has not yet announced when these two other hotels will reopen, so for now, we can only confirm that the Grand Californian is the only option for Guests who want to stay on Disneyland Resort property.
For the Avengers Campus opening weekend, prices are still sky-high, though there are more rooms available. The cheapest type of room offered at the hotel will set Guests back $755 a night. The prices only go up from there.
A Standard Room view means that a Guest will receive a room with a view of Disneyland Drive, a parking lot, or a rooftop. The better the view the Guest would like to have, the more money the room will cost.
Room with the best view, which will be either a view of the hotel pool or a theme park view, will cost Guests over $900 per night on June 4.
The prices can be as high as $779 for one night in a Standard Room throughout the summer. Summer is considered peak season at the Disneyland Resort so hotel and ticket prices may be higher. Prices at the Grand Californian in the off-season are still high though, averaging about $600 per night.
It should be noted that Disneyland hotel reservations, as well as theme park reservations, are only open to California residents. There is no official word as to when this requirement will end.
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