Enjoying the large pool at Disney's Grand Californian

Review of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel

I’ve had many of out-of-town guests ask me if it’s worth it to stay in a Disneyland hotel for their two or three day park visit versus staying off-property. With this in mind, I set off for my stay at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, a beautiful craftsman-style lodge that sits at the entrance to California Adventure and adjacent to Downtown Disney.

There is a “wow” factor as you enter the lobby or great room of the Grand Californian. It’s a gorgeous room …