Disneyland Resort Hotel Discounts 2023

One of the best ways to make your Disney trip magical is to stay in a Disneyland Resort hotel. Many guests are always on the lookout for any available Disneyland Resort hotel discounts to help offset the cost of an on-property Disney stay. The best discounts depend on the time of year you visit along with any applicable promotions like being a Magic Key holder or military/veteran.

Disneyland also follows a pretty traditional pattern of when they release hotel discounts throughout the year. You can usually count on these discounts ranging anywhere from 10% to 25% off depending on the time of the year.

Keep reading for everything you need to know about current Disneyland hotel discounts, Disney discount trends, and our opinion if these discounts make a Disneyland hotel stay worth it!

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This is where we will track all the current Disneyland Resort hotel discounts throughout the year and keep you up to date on the most current offers.

NEW- Disneyland Hotel Discounts Spring 2023

The Spring offer for 2023 is a discount for up to 15% for Sunday to Thursday nights. This current discount runs from March 12th through June 8th. 
Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

  • Save up to 15% on both Standard and Premium room types

Disneyland Hotel

  • Save up to 15% on both Standard and Premium room types

Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel

  • Save up to 10% on both Standard and Premium room types

Book now through June 5, 2023. Travel must be completed by June 9, 2023.

You can book this deal and combine these savings with discount Disneyland tickets by using our trusted travel partner Get Away Today. We negotiated on behalf of our readers to get the lowest prices on Disneyland tickets! Just pay $200 down to put your plan on layaway and make payments until two weeks before your trip date. Book this deal NOW before rooms sell out!

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Disneyland Hotel Winter Discount 2023

The current Spring offer for 2023 is a discount for up to 20% for Sunday to Thursday nights. This current discount runs from January 9th through March 9th.

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

  • Save up to 20% on both Standard and Premium room types

Disneyland Hotel

  • Save up to 20% on both Standard and Premium room types

Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel

  • Save up to 10% on both Standard and Premium room types

Book now through March 6, 2023. Travel must be completed by March 10, 2023.

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Disney Visa cardmembers (credit and debit) are also eligible for discounts throughout the year. Often these discounts are released before other general discounts and give card holders the chance to book first.

You find the current Disney Visa Cardmember discount here:

  • Save 25% on premium hotel rooms at the Grand Californian and the Disneyland Hotel
  • Save 20% on premium hotel rooms at Paradise Pier hotel.

This deal is available for stays March 12th 2023 through June 8th 2023. Deposit must be made with your Disney Visa card to be eligible for this offer. You can book this offer using your Disney Visa and purchase your tickets separately through our travel partner Get Away Today which will save you money!  Read more about ways to save in our Disneyland discount tickets guide. 

Disneyland Resort Hotels Magic Key Discount 2023

Magic Key holders are usually offered discounts throughout the year that average 20% to 25% off hotel stays. The current discounts for 2023 include:

  • Save up to 25% Sunday through Thursday nights January 9th 2023 to March 9th 2023
  • Save up to 20% Sunday through Thursday nights March 12th 2023 through June 8th 2023

More information on the Magic Key Disneyland hotel discounts can be found on the special offers page on the Disneyland website. If you have a Magic Key, generally this will be the best price for your stay.

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Disneyland Military Discounts

Active or retired members of the US military are eligible for discounts at the Disney property hotels. To be considered, you must be an active or retired member of the US military, including the National Guard, Reservists, the US Coast Guard, US Space Force, the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service (PHS), and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Spouses of military service members also qualify if they are able to present valid and active US military IDs in the absence of active military personnel.

The current 2023 offer is valid select nights January 9, 2023, through December 15, 2023 (travel must be completed by December 16, 2023)

To check for hotel availability and book a room with this offer, call (844) 776-0015. You can read more about the current military Disneyland discount on the Disneyland website. 

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Disneyland follows a pretty set pattern for when they offer hotel discounts throughout the year. This is good information to have as it can help you plan when are the best times throughout the year to visit for discounts. Disneyland only has three on property hotels so in comparison to Walt Disney World, you will see generally higher prices at their three hotels since there's not as many options. This makes trying to plan for a discount even more helpful!

Let's look at historical Disneyland discounts to see what times of the year hotel sales take place. In 2022 Disneyland has offered hotel discounts during these months:

  • January 3 – April 7, 2022
  • April 11 – June 9, 2022
  • August 7 – September 29, 2022
  • October 20 – December 22, 2022

Keep in mind that these discounts usually apply to Sunday through Thursday nights and won't be applied to weekend nights. These discounts ranged from 10% to 30% with the higher range of discounts applied to the most costly hotel and premium rooms.

So far the discounts released in 2023 align pretty closely to what we saw in 2022 so it's safe to say we'll see this trend continue for the rest of the year.

Are The Disneyland Hotel Discounts Worth It?

Paradise Pier is in the process of a refurb into Pixar Place

Staying at a on property Disneyland hotel will always be more expensive than any of the other local area hotels which are often referred to as Good Neighbor hotels. So off the bat, that's one thing to recognize if you want to stay at any of the Disneyland hotels. The three Disneyland hotels listed from highest cost to lowest are the Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, the Disneyland Hotel, and the Paradise Pier (soon to be transformed into a Pixar theme!) If you are familiar with Walt Disney World's hotel categorization of deluxe, moderate and value these hotels would all fall in the deluxe with the exception of Paradise Pier in the moderate category.

There are some great perks to staying on-site at Disneyland hotels including Early Entry every day into the theme parks, resort package delivery and exclusive park entrances. But one thing that I love about staying at a Disney hotel is the feeling of staying in the “Disney bubble” during your stay. To me, that's one of the reasons I greatly enjoy staying on site. Whether this is all worth it or not is going to be subjective- as is any costly expense!

You will save the most money on your stay if you plan it during a time that Disneyland offers hotel discounts. The best offers throughout the year are usually the ones that include all room types (not the offers for only premium rooms) and especially those you find earlier in the year. Magic Key holders and military typically receive the best offers but it's always good practice to check!

You can read more about the three Disneyland hotels in our reviews:

If you're still unsure about the cost of a Disneyland on site hotel, you can have a great trip staying close by in an Anaheim local area hotel. A few of these hotels are even a shorter walking distance to the front gates! You can read more about all the hotel options in our Disneyland hotel and reviews guide. 

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About Lindsay Brookshier

Lindsay is a college English instructor and has years of writing experience through various nonprofits, charities, newspapers, and online magazines. As the content director of Mickey Visit, she oversees article content and leads our fantastic team of writers to meet guest vacation needs. You can still find her writing weekly content to help make your Disney Parks trip fantastic here on Mickey Visit and Disney Dose- you can also view her recently featured posts on Disney Parks travel on Visit Anaheim, Nerd Wallet and SFGate. Lindsay comes from a dedicated Disney family and enjoys taking her son to the Disney parks as often as possible.

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