This is part of a series of blogs and coordinating DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast segments focusing on the off-property establishments near the Disneyland Resort collectively known as Good Neighbor Hotels. This time, I take a look at the Best Western Plus Park Place Inn & Mini Suites located at 1544 South Harbor Boulevard. I talk in detail about my stay there on the March 1, 2015 podcast, but continue below for pictures and information.
The Best Western Park Place Inn has one of the best locations for a Good Neighbor Hotel and is a favorite because of that.
I stayed at the Park Place Inn on the third Friday in February, booking just two days in advance, and paid $125.10 for the night. With tax and parking the total came to $156.37.
The Park Place Inn is located directly across from from the East Shuttle Bay entrance to the Disneyland Resort.
Parking is $10 and is highly monitored. Guests are allowed to leave their vehicles through 3pm on the day of checkout.
The Park Place Inn offers just a few room layout options. There’s a King room with Sofa Bed, a room with Two Doubles, and a Two Queen Suite with a Sofa Bed. Accessible rooms are available for both the King and Two Queen layouts.
I booked the King Room with Sofa Bed and thought the room was very nice, though did think the furniture was a bit outdated.
Some visitors to the DISboards have complained about the noise levels in the room and I tend to agree. For example, the shower from the next room was very loud.
The bathroom area was very nice and featured tiled floors and walls. I did have a couple of minor housekeeping issues though, including finding the toilet seat up.
The towels were of average quality and the shampoo and other products provided seemed to be a lower quality.
The pool and hot tub were located between two buildings and right next to the parking lot. The hot tub was placed under a patio.
WiFi was provided free of charge, however I did have issues with the quality.
Breakfast was provided next door on the second floor of the Captain Kidd’s restaurant. The food was provided by the hotel and was NOT the food served by Captain Kidd’s. It included typical continental breakfast fare plus waffles, eggs, ham and potatoes.
I did have another minor issue with the housekeepers. My issue is not with the housekeepers themselves, but how management has allowed them to take over areas of the walkways in guest areas.
I hope that you can use this information to help plan your vacation. Remember, this is based on a one-night stay in one room of the hotel. Be sure to check out the podcast for more detailed thoughts.[download mp3]
While I did have a few minor issues, the rooms at the Best Western Park Place Inn really are nice, the location is amazing, the breakfast is filling, and the parking charge is what you would expect for the location.
If you want to be within walking distance and find a price that’s in your budget, you or your travel agent should definitely consider the Best Western Park Place Inn.