Magic awaits at every turn at Disneyland’s dreamy new experience, 21 Royal—an extravagant destination for incentive groups meeting near Anaheim, California. Situated in the heart of the theme park, the debut concept was originally dreamt up by Walt and Lillian Disney as a hidden apartment for their family. “[It’s] tied to the history and culture of Disneyland Park,” says Robert Donahue, director of Disneyland Resort sales and services. “This is what Walt and Lillian envisioned they’d be doing—entertaining their friends and family here in the residence at 21 Royal.”
Donahue advises corporate groups block rooms at the adjacent Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, which includes 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space for groups of 24 to 1,200 people. “If you combine your conference with an experience like 21 Royal, you get quality that’s unmatched,” he shares. “We feel we’re going to hit the mark with high-end incentive and corporate travel.”
With space for only 12 guests at a time, the enchanting 21 Royal encourages visitors to explore its front parlor, two Disney-themed bedrooms, an inner courtyard (where you can arrange for a live acoustic guitarist to play during cocktail hour) and an outdoor terrace overlooking the scenic Rivers of America—a prime spot for taking in fireworks or the seasonal “Fantasmic!” water show post-dinner.