With millions of visits each year, Disneyland Paris is also one of the flagship tourist sites when you are passing through the capital. We take a look at some of the reasons for the success of this attraction.
Dozens of hectares of tourist attractions of all kinds
Both young and old can enjoy a great day in the heart of Disneyland Paris. The amusement park is indeed one of the largest in France. It offers dozens of attractions of all kinds. Something to delight even thrill seekers.
To live a magical adventure
Much more than a simple amusement park, Disneyland Paris also offers various activities during the day. In addition to the various shows, the cartoon characters roam here and there all over the park and willingly offer to take pictures with you. This will be the opportunity to immerse yourself in a magical and exotic adventure. Depending on the seasons and the holidays in particular, the decoration and activities of the park may change.
A vacation in the world of disney
Disneyland Paris offers you a real vacation in the world of Disney. Not only is the park open to adults and children from an average of 50 euros, but those who come from afar can also book accommodation there to be as close as possible to the magical adventure. Packages can go to a few hundred euros depending on the season. Note that Disneyland Paris is open all year round.
Disneyland Hotel is a 5 stars hotel with 496 rooms and 18 suites located at the immediate entrance of the park. It is a Victorian-style building revisited in the colours of Disney and its magical realms. This jewel is the work of Walt Disney architects Imagineering and the architect In Aiken. It consists of three U-shaped buildings surmounted by several turrets that make them look like a castle. The hotel has a restaurant, a piano bar and a grill. There is also a heated indoor pool, a sauna, a steam room, a gym and a tennis court. Guests of the hotel can stroll or take in air in the middle of Fantasia Garden. Children can indulge in their own leisure in the Minnie Club or in the video games room while adults can relax with the massage service. Standard rooms are 34 m² and have 2 double beds. The deluxe rooms with terrace have a large double bed. There are also classic rooms with 2 double beds and a sofa bed for children as well as the luxury family room. The two most prestigious suites are called the Sleeping Beauty and the Cinderella. The first one has a luxurious space of 187 m² with a huge living room with fireplace and grand piano, a four-poster bed, a marble bathroom and a dining room for 10 people. The second measuring 112 m² is equipped with a huge living room with several sofas and armchairs, a bedroom with beds with columns, Jacuzzi, hammam shower and bathroom with dressing. Other exceptional suites are also available to guests: junior, Tinker Bell, Walt's Apartment. Please note that guests have free access to the Disney Village disco. Other on-demand services such as cot are also available.
Disney's New York Hotel
The Disney's New York Hotel resembles the prestigious hotels of the Big Apple with its architecture inspired by the building of this American megalopolis. It is the work of architect Michael Grave (425 Fifth Avenue in New York, Castalia in the Netherlands, Four Seasons Residences, etc.). He also designed Walt Disney Resort and Disney's headquarters in Burbank. This 8-story hotel is located just few minutes from the park entrance on the northern shore of Disney Lake. It is also worth recalling that Disney's Hotel New York has the Travelers TripAdvisor Choice Award 2017. Services This 4-star hotel offers 565 rooms with a surface area of 31 m², 27 suites ranging from 56 to 166 m² and a 5,000 m² congress centre, which can range from 50 m² to 2,000 m². Recreational amenities include an outdoor pool and an indoor pool, an ice rink, and tennis courts. The Manhattan Restaurant, in the colours of the Harlem district, offers a choice of menus while the Parkside Diner offers typical American dishes in its 1930s vintage decor. With 148 seats and 142 seats respectively, the two can serve 290 covers in only one time. For an aperitif, discussion over a drink or family snack, the New York City Bar has a capacity of 200 seats.
Why staying at this hotel ?
The theme of this Disney hotel is the luxury of New York City. It is also worth noting that this accommodation is 10 minutes from Disney Village. It is therefore possible to get there on foot. The hotel, by itself, is already a nice attraction given that it has a paddling pool. For the delight of the children, some Disney characters make a small tour in the hotel. While the toddlers enjoy the Times Square Game Room, adults can relax in the Celestia Spa. In other words, Disney's Hotel New York is an atypical place to spend a good time between lovers, with family or friends.
Disney's Newport Bay Club
Disney's Newport Bay Club is part of Disneyland's desire to replicate the atmosphere of a mythical American city at hotels with the franchise label. It takes on the appearance of a 1900s coastal dwelling in Rhode Island's seaside resorts. It is an 8-storey 4-stars resort with 1081 rooms and 16 suites as well as two restaurants. It faces the Disney's New York Hotel by taking the south shore of Disney Lake. It is the largest hotel in France on this day. To resume the theme of the America's Cup and the Newport Bay landscape, architect Robert Stern even had a lighthouse set up on the lake.
Two restaurants, the Yacht Club and the Cape Cod serve 664 guests. The first, with 220 seats, is decorated with glass panelling and miniature boats. The Cape Cod has 444 seats and offers international and Mediterranean specialties. There is also the Cpatains' Quarters, a 130-seat bar with sailboat decorations. To complete the experience, Disney's Newport Bay Club features a swimming pool, fitness room, sauna, jacuzzi, children's playroom. There is also a 5,500 m² modular congress centre and a shop.
Discover the Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Paris
Who has never dreamed of living in a beautiful castle or simply spending a whole day there at an early age ? Now it is possible to realize your dream because you will have the opportunity to visit the Sleeping Beauty castle. Come and discover a place full of magic and enchantment that will make you relive your happiest childhood years or give your children a magical moment. You may have guessed it, but you will be entitled to a real fairytale castle. That is to say, decorations all as extraordinary as each other, with royal blue roofs, tapestries, and many others. You will be entitled to the total, a castle exactly identical to that of the cartoon produced by Disney. In addition, trees made in cubes are installed around the castle to make a more realistic effect. The castle also has two attractions, namely the dragon's den which shelters a long sleeping dragon of more than 27 meters, and which wakes up at the sight of the visitors to roar and send smoke by its nostrils. The other attraction is that of the Sleeping Beauty gallery, where you can relive the adventures of Eglantine and admire the beautiful objects that will make you dream, such as the spinning wheel where she was cut. But that's not all, two shops are also installed there, including the Boutique du Château which offers various souvenirs, Christmas, wedding and much more, throughout the year. Or Merlin the Enchanter's cave, which will delight children who love magic tricks.
How to go by van from Orly to Disneyland Paris ?
The distance from Orly Airport to Disneyland is 49 km. The van will first join the N7, go through Rungis to join the A86 until the A4 motorway take towards the east until the Disney Parks exit. It is after entering Coupvray and Chessy that the car arrives at René Goscinny Avenue. Disneyland is 100m away.