where to stay in Disneyland Paris

Where to Stay in Disneyland Paris for a first time visit? An insider’s guide 2024

Disneyland Paris, or as it is originally called Euro Disney Resort, is a theme park located in Chassy, only 32 kilometres away from Paris, France. It was officially opened in 1992 and has since been regarded as a desirable tourist destination for various types of travellers.

If you are looking for a place where you can have fun and live some of your favourite childhood fairytales, then it is best to start searching for where to stay in Disneyland Paris!

There is so much to see and do at this spectacular location. The attraction consists of Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park, as well as many hotels, dining and shopping areas, entertainment parks, and a golf course. Having so many options makes it the perfect place to visit with your family and friends.

To give you a brief idea of what the place looks like, I will briefly introduce you to the area. There is a Main Street, Fantasyland, Adventureland, Discoveryland, and Frontierland where the visitors feel completely different vibes from the outside world. Here, you will get to enjoy parades, shows, and meet-and-greets with famous Disney characters.

The Walt Disney Park is an educational area where you will be amazed by the process of making animated films. The most amazing thing perhaps is the behind-the-scenes experience, which surpasses any imagination you might have had.

From the time of its opening until now, Euro Disney has been visited by around 370 million visitors of different ages. Enjoying the commodity of staying at some of the best places near Disneyland Paris has only improved their experience!

What you will like most is that Disneyland puts an accent on season holidays. So, do not be surprised by a spectacular Halloween, Christmas or any other holiday celebration. Many renovating activities have taken place so that attractions can be added to improve your experience.

Together with the first-opened Disneyland in the USA, and the Tokyo Disney Resort, this one is a very desirable destination for visitors around the world.

Question: Where to stay in Disneyland Paris for a first-time visit?

This trip will not cost a fortune, but it is close to Paris and it sure is a one-of-a-kind attraction in Europe. If you have been considering visiting it, then why not discover hotels to stay near Disneyland Paris? There are so many options to choose from, I’m sure you will find something that will match your expectations.

We know that different types of people require different advice on travel accommodations. This guide includes the best areas for

  • the first time visitor
  • Families
  • Couples
  • Luxury & Design
  • Solo-Traveler
  • on a budget

Are you more of a visual learner/travel planner?

Lucky for you, we’ve included a map with all of our favorite neighborhoods and handpicked Disneyland Paris hotels for all of your travel needs.

Check it out below to get a better idea of where you should stay for your first or next visit to the Disneyland Paris.

This is the extension of our guide to 7 days in Paris.

(This guide is always up to date, the last updated May 2024.)

But, first things first:

Here is the question: Where to stay in Disneyland Paris for a first-time visit?

The answer is simple: Val d’Europe

Val d’Europe is an eastern suburb of Paris very near to Euro Disney Resort. It is a very modern district known to be a nice residential area and an outlet shopping centre. However, it gained more popularity because of its proximity to the Euro Disney Resort. What also makes it attractive are the transportation connections to Paris, making your stay super convenient.

Some of these areas include:

  • Val d’Europe Shopping Center
  • La Vallée Village
  • Aquarium Sea Life Paris Val d’Europe

Why do we recommend these areas?

Val d’Europe Shopping Center is one of the biggest shopping areas in France. It is a huge retail park offering more than 190 shops. You will find the visit to this Center very leisurely organized with big walking passages. There is a great diversity of stores, meaning that they meet various preferences. You will be able to choose between fashion and personal necessities, home decorations, and electronics.

La Villée Village is an extension of the Val d’Europe Shopping Center. It is an upscale outlet with over 100 boutiques that are a real paradise for fashion addicts. You can shop for luxurious and designer brands for decent prices which makes it one of the most desirable places to stay in Disneyland Paris.

Aquarium Sea Life Paris Val d’Europe is a part of the Val d’Europe shopping district, close to Euro Disney Paris. It is a joyful underwater journey using interactive displays and educational presentations that will show you thousands of creatures that inhabit water bodies around the world. From tropical fishes and jellyfish to sharks and many more, you will get to explore around 350 species, which promises an immersive experience no matter your age.

Here’s a full map for you to understand the different areas.

Please note: those might not be the exact names of the districts, neither its absolute borders. I just tried to simplify this information.

📍Best Area:Val d’Europe
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Best for Families:Domitys Saria
👩‍❤️‍👨 Best for Couples:Casa Chamallow
💎 Best Luxury HotelMarriott’s Village d’Ile-de-France
🤩 Best Design Hotel:DnE Villa
😎 Best for Groups:Rainbow Duplex N°1 Disney
🦸 Best for Solo-Traveller:Disney Mood By Weloveyou
💃 Best Hotel for Nightlife:Disney Hotel New York
🤑 Cheapest Place to stay:Victoria Family House
👌 Safest Area: Marne-la-Vallée

1. Best areas and handpicked hotels for Disneyland Paris

Below is a list of answers for where to stay in Disneyland Paris made to accommodate whatever type of traveller you may be!

Continue scrolling or pick your group and travel type on the menu:

1.1 Families
1.2 Couples
1.3 Luxury Traveler
1.4 Design Traveler
1.5 Groups
1.6 Solo-Traveler
1.7 Nightlife-seeking traveler
1.8 Budget Traveler

1.1 Families

If you are looking forward to taking your family on a funny and joyful vacation then Disneyland Paris is a perfect match. Guaranteed entertainment and a visit to the theme parks accompanied by meets-and-greets of the Disney characters will be something the kids will always remember. The place offers a great magical experience for the whole family with a variety of activities for everyone to enjoy!

Marne-la-Vallée

Famous for the Euro Disney Resort, this place is very interesting to visit with your family and enjoy your time. It is also a residential and commercial area that has significantly developed lately. Namely, this dynamic town offers one of the best Disneyland hotels to stay, meeting the needs of any family.

Val d’Europe

This modern district in the eastern suburb of Paris is mostly famous for the Val d’Europe Shopping Center. This one appears to be one of the biggest in France, together with the outlet La Villée Village area.

Handpicked accommodations for families

Domitys Saria, Marne-la-Vallée

Great apartments for a family to stay in. This pet-friendly accommodation offers family rooms and facilities such as an indoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. You can have breakfast at the property and start the adventure with your kids. The fitness centre and sauna within the Domitys Saria are great relaxing treats to end the day and get ready for a new active one.

Book Domitys Saria here

Relax and unwind at DOMITYS SARIA

Have a great time at DOMITYS SARIA

Staycity Aparthotels near Disneyland Paris, Val d’Europe

Only a five-minute drive from the park is where you will find your answer to where to stay in Disneyland Paris. The Chessy high-speed international train station is close to the property. Staycity Aparthotels offers a lot for your relaxing and comfortable stay.

There is a children’s play area, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness centre. You can start the day with a delicious breakfast and if you have decided to completely relax by staying away from the kitchen, you have a restaurant and a bar within the complex.

Book Staycity Aparthotels here

Private room at Staycity Aparthotels

Have a pleasant stay at Staycity Aparthotels

 1.2 Couples

The prejudice that Disneyland Paris is only a suitable holiday destination for families is far from the truth, Believe it or not, this place offers romantic and magical experiences for couples, too.

Here, you can enjoy a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride, magnificent landscapes, and the magical gardens of the Sleeping Beauty Castles. The parks are full of people, especially at night, as they gather to enjoy the unforgettable fireworks. There is not a lack of luxurious and interesting accommodations making you feel as if you were in a fairytale.

Val d’Europe

A wonderful place to choose as a base while visiting Disneyland Paris. It has a great proximity to Paris with several train stations away. Many parks and green areas offer an opportunity for relaxing walks and it is important to mention that couples can immerse themselves in the cultural and historical traditions of France. Shopping and nice dining will add to your comfort because of the popular Val d’Europe shopping centre.

Chessy

Do not count on a spectacular night out, but if you are looking for tranquil places to stay in Disneyland, Paris, Chassy is a perfect pick. The serene surroundings are perfect for romantic couples. This place is ideal for those who enjoy outdoor activities due to the rich history of Chassy with few sites to visit. Hiking and horseback riding are such unforgettable experiences while exploring nature and enjoying the fantastic landscapes.

Handpicked accommodations for couples

Casa Chamallow, Bailly-Romainvilliers

As you get to Paris, you are only 39 km away from Casa Chamallow. If you take a train at the Paris-Gare-de-Lyon, you will easily get to the property. The place is recently renovated and offers you cosy and beautiful accommodation with dining options close to it. The airport and most of the Paris landmarks are 40 km approximate distance. Disneyland Paris is very close.

Book Casa Chamallow here

Make yourself at home at CASA CHAMALLOW

Enjoy your time at CASA CHAMALLOW

LoveSparadise – Suite L’élixir, Chessy

A loveable holiday home that is perfect for couples because of its many attributes which include a sauna and wellness centre, hot tub, spa bath, and a restaurant serving traditional cuisine.

This is, undoubtedly, one of the best answers to where to stay in Disneyland Paris as a couple, since LoveSparadise – Suite L’élixir offers great convenience for exploring the surroundings.

Book LoveSparadise – Suite L’élixir here

Experience comfort at LoveSparadise - Suite L'élixir

Have a wonderful stay at LoveSparadise - Suite L'élixir

1.3 Luxury traveler

There are VIP hotels, VIP bookings for diverse activities, and VIP treatment in Disneyland Paris, so luxury travellers can immerse in whatever they want on the spot.

There are many fine restaurants where you can try French specialities, participate in exclusive events, or indulge in spa treatments and luxury shopping. Moreover, you can also spoil yourself with some luxury souvenirs which will make for some long-lasting memories.

Here, you can join some of the private parties organized in Disneyland along with the many opportunities for fine dining in famous restaurants such as Auberge de Cendrillion or California Grill. The ambience is very elegant, the service is outrageous and the feeling is great.

Val d’Europe

The place will probably not sound like a luxury destination at the very beginning but do not underestimate the offering of a few amenities that cater to a luxury traveler.

Besides all other boutiques in the Val d’Europe Shopping Center, you can also find Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, and a few more prominent designer brands. While there, you can enjoy fine dining in elegant restaurants, stay at some of the best hotels near Disneyland Paris, and indulge in cultural attractions such as the Château de Champs-sur-Marne and its magnificent gardens, or visit the World War History Museum.

Bailly-Romainvilliers

Located in the Val d’Europe area, it offers a satisfactory choice of luxury accommodations for those heading to Disneyland Paris. Moreover, the Golf Course of Disneyland designed by Ronald Fream provides a great chance to enjoy the park and play golf. There are also a few fine dining and spa spots that will complete your stay.

Handpicked accommodations for the luxury traveler

Marriott’s Village d’Ile-de-France

Marriott’s Village d’Ile-de-France allows you to enjoy the countryside beyond Disneyland. The villas are big enough to welcome more than five guests, so you can get a company for a better experience.

Enjoying the indoor or a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, the fitness centre, the cinema, and the restaurant or a bar will be more than enough for an exquisite stay.

Book Marriott’s Village d’Ile-de-France here

Enjoy your stay at Marriott's Village d'Ile-de-France

Have fun at Marriott's Village d'Ile-de-France

Bedland, Bailly-Romainvilliers

Looking for where to stay in Disneyland Paris? Bedland allows you to enjoy the entire apartment, terrace, and lovely garden views. There is also a possibility for outside dining. Paris is about 40 km away from the property if you can dedicate a full day to exploring the city.

Book Bedland here

Relax and unwind at Bedland

Have a great time at Bedland

1.4 Design-lovers

You will enjoy visiting Disneyland Paris if you belong to this group of travellers. The place has an iconic architecture which is inspired by various styles. Some objects there are pieces of art the due to way they have been built. There are plenty of different shapes of souvenirs that you can buy.

You can experience theme dining and enjoy seeing seasonal decorations for various events. So, immerse yourself in the architectural wonders and try to inspire yourself by seeing the decor that makes Disneyland a magical spot.

Marne-la-Vallée

The surrounding offers a possibility for great architectural photography. The main gateway to Disneyland Paris, the Marne-La-Valée Chessy train station is built in a very futuristic style and its glass facade can be a magnet for a design traveller like you.

Moreover, the 18th century Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne attracts with its classical architecture, making this one of the best places to stay in Disneyland Paris.

Val d’Europe

This shopping district is very close to Disneyland and can be a great base even for a design traveller. Namely, Disneyland Paris itself is also a great example of masterpieces of great design and architecture, so the place meets the interests of design-focused travellers.

Handpicked accommodations for the design lover

DnE Villa, Marne-la-Vallée

It will be a great opportunity if you can visit this huge villa with the same-minded friend of yours. DnE Villa offers 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 6 chambers, and 6 SDB. An outdoor swimming pool and a BBQ facility are at your disposal during the hot months.

Book DnE Villa here

Private room at DnE VILLA

Have a pleasant stay at DnE VILLA

Lifestyle Disneyland Paris, Val d’Europe

What you will get is a whole apartment, a children’s playground, a garden, and everything that an indoor area should have. The terrace with garden views is a great relaxing spot at Lifestyle Disneyland Paris. The fact that it’s recently renovated makes it an even better answer to where to stay in Disneyland Paris.

Book Lifestyle Disneyland Paris here

Make yourself at home at Lifestyle Disneyland Paris 8 PAX

Enjoy your time at Lifestyle Disneyland Paris 8 PAX

1.5 Groups

No matter how many members are there in your group, Disneyland Paris is perfect for this kind of visit. You can use all the group-tailored advantages, make an itinerary, and enjoy together with your friends.

Marne-la-Vallée

Deciding to stay here means you are already in Disneyland Paris. The place offers many attractions and activities suitable for groups. Plan your visit and the rest of the time enjoy the group activities offered in Marne-la-Valêe. There are organized group tours, events, and dining options in local restaurants, and make a reservation in advance. And remember to always use the group discounts that are offered!

Val d’Europe

The most important things that a group should do are careful planning and coordination of visits. Transportation is perfectly organized and you can use group discounts, so just take care of what your priorities are. Although there are not a great number of attractions here, I am sure you will enjoy the visit to the Aquarium Sea Life Paris.

Handpicked accommodations for groups

La Serrisienne 1 

La Serrisienne 1 has a perfect location. Just a short taxi ride to Disneyland Paris and many restaurants, bars, and shops. It is suitable for 7 to 9 people, so if you are traveling as a group this might be the place for you.

It is very spacious and well-equipped. Set here you will be able to use the coffee shop and the lounge. Suitable activities are cycling around the place and joining or making walking tours by yourselves.

Book La Serrisienne 1 here

Relax and unwind at La Serrisienne 1 - Val d'Europe Place Toscane - Disneyland Paris - 7 à 9 Personnes

Have a great time at La Serrisienne 1 - Val d'Europe Place Toscane - Disneyland Paris - 7 à 9 Personnes

Rainbow Duplex N°1 Disney, Val d’Europe

Rainbow Duplex N°1 Disney is set in Serris, 300 meters from Vilêe Village Shopping Center. You will be very close to the Aquarium Sea Life Paris, which is only 290 m away. Moreover, the place also offers an indoor heated swimming pool that will be at your disposal.

Book Rainbow Duplex N°1 Disney here

Have a wonderful stay at Rainbow Duplex N°1 Disney

1.6 Solo-travelers

Being a solo traveller means you could use some travelling advice. That being said, it will be perfect to download the Disneyland Paris application, to stay at the hotel which is within the resort, and use the single rider lines, so you can avoid long waiting for queues. Moreover, dine at Disneyland’s table-served restaurants, and of course, move at your own pace while exploring. Make your solo memorable adventure and embrace the moment.

Bailly-Romainvillers

A peaceful commune very close to Disneyland Paris that offers a tranquil and pleasant atmosphere for a solo traveler. You can use public transport and make some day trips, or ask the local people for a recommendation on what to visit. There are few parks in the surrounding, giving you a great opportunity for a picnic.

Chessy

It appears to be a very comfortable and appropriate base for a solo traveller. Public transport is excellent here, but you can also walk to Disneyland.
Once you decide where to stay in Disneyland Paris, plan your visit to the big shopping centre Val d’Europe.

Handpicked accommodations for a solo traveler

Disney Mood By Weloveyou®, Bailly-Romainvilliers

In Disney Mood By Weloveyou, you will enjoy your stay being offered wine or champagne, chocolates, or cookies when you get back from a daily walk. Complementary to this is a hot tub that will relax you before bedtime.

Book Disney Mood By Weloveyou here

Enjoy your stay at DISNEY MOOD BY WELOVEYOU

Have fun at DISNEY MOOD BY WELOVEYOU

Magic Studio – Disneyland Paris Shopping village 9 minutes, Chessy

As a solo traveller, Magic Studio is a perfect accommodation, offering a terrace and cosy inside area of the apartment. It is located in Chessy, Ille de France area, 39 km away from Notre Dame Cathedral.

Book Magic Studio here

Relax and unwind at Magic Studio - Disneyland Paris Shopping village 9 minutes

Have a great time at Magic Studio - Disneyland Paris Shopping village 9 minutes

1.7 Nightlife Traveler

There is an entertainment part of Disneyland Paris called Disneyland Village where dancing, live music, and themed events are organized daily. You will be amazed by “Disney Illuminations”, nighttime spectacular fireworks. Late-night dining in one of the Resort’s restaurants is a great experience, but since Paris is close and the public transport is a good connection, you can go to Paris and choose a party.

DisneyVillage

This is the hotspot of the nightlife, making it one of the best places to stay in Disneyland Paris. Plenty of restaurants, bars, and lounges are there to give an accent to the night depending on your needs. There are cinemas, many souvenir shops, and entertainment venues one of which is the iconic Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. You will not resist the lively and festive atmosphere in Disney Village, so make sure you come prepared for it!

Chessy

Chessy is not as famous for the nightlife scene, but it is very close to Disney Village and Paris, so it’s a good base to find accommodation in a peaceful surrounding.

Handpicked accommodations for nightlife

Disney Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel, Disney Village

Looking for the best hotels near Disneyland Paris? At only a 10 minute walk from the park, you will get great accommodation with 2 swimming pools, one of which is a heated indoor pool. The building is made in a contemporary design and the rooms are cosy. There is a fitness centre and a hammam within Disney Hotel New York. For your commodity, there is also a room service and two restaurants on site.

Book Disney Hotel New York here

Private room at Disney Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel

Have a pleasant stay at Disney Hotel New York - The Art of Marvel

J-Mo Home – Chessy – Magnifique vue sur le château, Chessy

Let’s take a look at another Paris Disneyland hotel. The city views from this one-bedroom apartment are what make your stay pleasant including all other conveniences. Disney Village and Paris are close, so you won’t miss a night of entertainment.

Book J-Mo Home here

Make yourself at home at J-Mo Home - Chessy - Magnifique vue sur le château

Enjoy your time at J-Mo Home - Chessy - Magnifique vue sur le château

1.8 For the Budget Traveler

I believe that any destination is reachable even if you are travelling on a budget and so is Disneyland Paris!

The most important thing to remember is to visit it in the off-peak season. Get discounted tickets, your food and water, and use public transportation. As for the entertainment options, the character meet-and-greet is the most convenient.

Val d’Europe

Why this location? Well, it can be a great option to stay at the shopping and entertainment complex in the vicinity of Disneyland Paris. Here, you can enjoy affordable dining, shopping, and entertainment.

Chessy

Chessy appears to be a very budget-friendly destination very close to Disneyland Paris, so don’t miss out on it!

Handpicked accommodations for budget traveler

Victoria Family House Disneyland Paris, Val d’Europe

Still in search of hotels in Disneyland Paris? A budget-friendly family house that offers decent accommodation close to Disneyland Paris and the Vallêe Village Shopping Center. Victoria Family House offers lovely garden views, and a terrace and is fully equipped inside, so you can feel comfortable.

Book Victoria Family House here

Experience comfort at Victoria Family House Disneyland Paris

Have a wonderful stay at Victoria Family House Disneyland Paris

Toy Story Apartment Disneyland Bmyguest, Chessy

A fairytale scenery apartment, 40 km from Paris, but close to Disneyland Paris enabling you to enjoy your stay not breaking the bank.

Book Toy Story Apartment

Enjoy your stay at Toy story apartment Disneyland Bmyguest

Have fun at Toy story apartment Disneyland Bmyguest

2. Best Neighborhood to Stay in Disneyland Paris

These are the four most convenient, safe, and calm places to stay while you are visiting Disneyland Paris.

  • Marne-la-Vallée
  • Val d’Europe
  • Chessy
  • Bailly-Romainvilliers

3. FAQs

What is the best neighborhood to stay in Disneyland Paris?

The best neighborhoods to stay in Disneyland Paris are Marne-la-Vallée, Val d'Europe, Chessy, and Bailly-Romainvilliers. These areas offer convenient access to the theme park, amenities, and various accommodation options suitable for different preferences and budgets.

Where should you not stay in Disneyland Paris?

While there are several great neighborhoods to stay in near Disneyland Paris, it's advisable to avoid areas that are distant from the theme park and lack convenient transportation options. Additionally, areas with limited accommodation choices or those known for safety concerns should be avoided for a more enjoyable experience.

What should I avoid in Disneyland Paris?

To ensure a pleasant visit to Disneyland Paris, it's advisable to avoid overcrowded times, especially during peak seasons and holidays, to minimize wait times for attractions. Additionally, it's recommended to steer clear of unauthorized ticket sellers or scams and to be cautious of pickpockets in crowded areas.

Where should I stay in Disneyland Paris for the first time?

For a first-time visit to Disneyland Paris, Val d’Europe is a highly recommended neighborhood to stay in. Its proximity to the theme park, modern amenities, shopping centers like Val d’Europe Shopping Center and La Vallée Village, as well as convenient transportation connections to Paris, make it an ideal choice for a memorable and convenient stay.

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5. Summary of where to stay in Disneyland Paris

I do hope that the elaboration on where to stay in Disneyland Paris has been of great help.

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