The Walt Disney Company has purchased the Carousel Inn, a 131-room Good Neighbor Hotel located on Harbor Boulevard directly across from the Disneyland Resort, for $32 million.
According to a Disneyland spokesperson, the current management team will continue to operate the property as Disney currently has no long-term plans for the property, adding that Disney saw it as a strategic investment as chances to purchase nearby hotels and motels are rare.
The five-story hotel features a rooftop pool and guest rooms ranging in size from 300 to 700 square feet. Guests typically pay $109 to $400 per night.
Disney has three hotels in the resort district – Paradise Pier, Disney Grand Californian and the Disneyland Hotel – with more than 2,200 rooms in all. Because the current management will continue to operate the Carousel Inn, Disney does not consider the hotel part of its hotel portfolio. Disney officials are more like landlords.
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