Many nights throughout the year in Anaheim, the sky lights up with fireworks set off by Disneyland—a close neighbor of Red Lion Hotels Anaheim Resort. Guests can snuggle up around the outdoor fire pit to watch the brilliant display. As an official Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotel, the property sells discounted park passes through the front desk. You can walk to the theme park’s main gate—less than one block away—or take advantage of the Anaheim Resort Transit bus system, which stops in front of the hotel.
Onsite dining: The hotel’s newly-remodeled restaurant serves all-American favorites and showcases their pool bar and smoothies. On Fridays and Saturdays, enjoy complimentary poolside s’mores.
Request a premium guest room for views of Disneyland.
Head to Long Beach to play volleyball, tour the Queen Mary, or make a sandcastle—it’s just 15 miles away.
Make a splash in the heated outdoor pool.
Anaheim, California: Magical Play Land About a Half Hour from Huntington Beach
Less than an hour from Hollywood and Universal Studios, Anaheim is perfectly situated for making the most of a Southern California getaway. But most visitors never make it that far, as Disneyland Park has long dominated the city’s tourism scene. As Walt Disney’s original park, it has a handful of classic attractions that, though upgraded over the years, have been around since the park opened in 1955. You can ride the Mad Tea Party spinning teacups, hop on the King Arthur Carrousel, or sail in the Storybook Land Canal Boats (Walt Disney personally planted the small pine near Geppetto’s home).
Disneyland Park has plenty of modern rides too, including Cars Land, one of the newer additions to Disney California Adventure Park and a life-size re-creation of the town from Disney Pixar’s Cars. The highlight here is the slot-car attraction, which puts you in an automated vehicle that swerves around animatronic characters before engaging another car in a high-speed race.
If you’re in the mood for thrills, ascend the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror before dropping in a heart-pounding free fall, or climb aboard the roller coasters thundering around Paradise Pier with sweeping views of the park. Alternatively, trade fairy dust for white sand in Huntington Beach, where you’ll find 3.5 miles of free-to-the-public beaches filled with surfing, pickup volleyball games, and countless stalls hawking flip-flops and seashell-themed wares.
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What You Get
Stay for two in a standard double-queen room, standard king room, premium double-queen room, or premium king room
Select options include daily parking
Kids 17 or younger stay free
Dates into November
Policies and Fees
Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
Cancellation policy: 48-hour cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable.
Additional fees: $14.95 daily resort fee added at purchase
Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed.
Heated outdoor pool
24-hour fitness center
Outdoor fire pits
The Fine Print
Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
48-hour cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate
Traveler name must match ID at time of check-in
No refunds will be processed by Groupon after check-in
Must be 18 or older to check in
Credit card required at check-in
Not valid with reward points
$14.95 daily resort fee added at purchase.
Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
Standard or Premium King Room
One king bed
Standard occupancy: 2
Maximum occupancy: 3
Adding occupants above standard: $10 per night for an additional guest 18 or older; a kid 17 or younger stays free
Standard or Premium Double-Queen Room
Two queen beds
Standard occupancy: 2
Maximum occupancy: 4
Adding occupants above standard: $10 per night for each additional guest 18 or older; kids 17 or younger stay free
Check in: 3 p.m.
Check out: 11 a.m.
Resort fee includes: Internet and access to gym and business center
Parking: lot parking available for an additional $15 per day (included in select Groupon options)
Rollaways: available for an additional $10 per night; subject to availability
Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
Pet policy: pets may be added for an additional $15 per pet per stay.
Accessibility: please contact property for handicap accessibility requests or options
Room upgrades: upgrades may be available by calling the hotel or at check-in for an additional cost.
Nearest airport: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX; 34 miles)
Distance to Los Angeles: 28 miles
Anaheim Resort Transit stops directly in front of the hotel for Disneyland transportation