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Disneyland Resort
Desert Palms Hotel & Suites Review
June 26, 2024

UPDATED 2024. Here at Get Away Today we love exploring all that Orange County has to offer. From two headlining theme parks at Disneyland Resort, thrilling nearby parks like Knott’s Berry Farm, the nearby Universal Studios Hollywood, and back to the Downtown Disney entertainment district, we know narrowing down a hotel is no easy task!

Our team visits Southern California on a regular basis to survey different attractions, hotels and all aspects of SoCal vacations so your trip can be the most magical yet. In fact, we most recently visited Desert Palms Hotel & Suites in early 2024.

For those planning a Disneyland Resort vacation or looking to get away anywhere in Southern California, Get Away Today is your partner in travel and here to help you every step of the way.

Keeping your budget in mind, we group our hotel listings into three categories:
  1. Deluxe Property
  2. Moderate Property
  3. Value Property

This article reviews Desert Palms Hotel & Suites which falls under the Moderate category. Below we’ll discuss our favorite things about the property along with everything you need to know to decide if it is right for you.
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Desert Palms Hotel Snapshot

The Desert Palms Hotel & Suites is one of a handful of family owned and operated boutique hotels located in Southern California. With a number of family-friendly features like free breakfast, it is a great choice for your next Southern California vacation.
  • Category: Value
  • Corporate Brand: Independently owned and operated
  • Sleeps up To: Six guests
  • Transportation: Walk
  • Check In/Out Time: 3:00 pm / 11:00 am
  • Get Away Today Perks: Free parking
Location: Desert Palms Hotel Anaheim is so close to Disneyland. Most guests simply walk north on Harbor Blvd and there is no need to cross the main street on your way there.

The Desert Palms Hotel & Suites is located on the same side of the street as Disneyland Resort and is about a 10 minute walk to the parks.

Additionally, the Desert Palms Hotel & Suites offers easy access to the I-5 Freeway. You're about 15 minutes to Knott's Berry Farm, or about 20 minutes to the beach. You're also in a convenient location to head south to LEGOLAND, SeaWorld or any other San Diego area attraction.

Desert Palms Hotel & Suites Rooms

There are few Anaheim area hotels that have as much variety when it comes to room types as the Desert Palms Hotel & Suites. While each room type's layout and bedding configuration is quite different from the next, all of the guestrooms share similar amenities. No matter which room type you select at the Desert Palms, your room will come with all of the basic amenities you'd expect, plus a microwave and refrigerator.

One Bedroom Suite with Bunk Bed - This suite is perfect for families with up to four kids and two adults. The room features a bedroom with one king bed and another separate sleeping area that has a double bunk bed. The double bunk bed sleeps up to four kids.

One Bedroom Suite with Full Kitchen - This room is especially great for families who are planning a longer length of stay, or enjoy cooking during their vacation. The room features a bedroom with two queen beds and sofa bed located in a separate living room. In addition to a spacious living room, this room type also features a full kitchen. The kitchen includes a full size fridge, a microwave, stop top, dishwasher, and all of the dishes and utensils you could ever need.

Deluxe Studio Suite - The final room type includes two queen beds in the bedroom, and a sunken living room area with a sofa bed. The room itself is very spacious, but it's important to note that the living room is not separated by a door. If you're looking for privacy, consider one of the one bedroom types.
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Desert Palms Hotel & Suites Pools & Amenities

There is no shortage of amenities at the Desert Palms. You can expect to find free Wi-Fi, free parking (one car per room), a fitness center, and pool and hot tub. The pool is an outdoor pool, but it is located in a small courtyard within the hotel so it has an indoor/outdoor feel.
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Desert Palms Hotel & Suites Dining

Another huge perk of staying at the Desert Palm Hotel & Suites is the free breakfast served daily. They serve your standard continental items as well as hot items. Scrambled eggs, sausage, waffles, country potatoes and so much more.

Then, at night, the Oasis Kitchen & Bar turns into a full service restaurant that serves family favorites like burgers, salads and pastas.
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We Recommend…

Our most popular package for Disneyland Resort vacations comes with your hotel stay and 3 day park hopper tickets. That way you can explore both theme parks and have extra time to see and do all those extra favorites like shows, entertainment and popular rides.

Overall the Desert Palms Hotel & Suites is a great choice for families looking for a great value for their Disneyland vacation. We also recommend it for any larger groups traveling together because of the many room type options. There is a set up for anyone and everyone.

When you're ready to book your stay at the Desert Palms Hotel & Suites, check out our vacation packages online. Or, call our experts at 855-GET-AWAY. We would love to help you pick the perfect room for your family at the Desert Palms.

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