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Unofficial Guide to Disneyland Paris [Paperback]

Bob Sehlinger


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June 21 2010 Unofficial Guides
The Unofficial Guides series is the only one that offers evaluations based on reader surveys and critiques, compiled by a team of unbiased inspectors.

Sophisticated, cutting edge research providing readers with extremely valuable information available in no other travel series, saving families time and money. From how to prepare for the trip and to how to get there to when to go and importantly how to get around efficiently, this guide provides an indispensable tool on the ground. The easy to use full-colour design, detailed, full-colour maps and invaluable touring plans will make sure families enjoy every minute at the park. Hotels are ranked and rated, and with attractions and restaurants appear in all price categories. There's also extensive information on shopping, nightlife, and sports.

Contents include:

  • Valuable planning advice to ensure you have an easy trip
  • All the facts and information you need for getting to Paris and the Resort
  • Disneyland Park in detail, including: Main Street, U.S.A., Frontierland, Adventureland, Fantasyland, Discoveryland, Live Entertainment at Disneyland Paris Park.
  • Touring plans to suit all ages.
  • Walt Disney Studio Park in detail, including: Arriving and Getting Orientated, Toon Studio, Production Courtyard, Live Entertainment at Walt Disney Studios Park
  • All you need to know about Dining, Lodging and Shopping at the Resort
  • Nightly entertainment covering: In the Theme Parks, In the Resort Hotels, At Davy Crockett Ranch, At Disney Village, Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
Sport and Recreational activities, from skating to pony rides.

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From the authors of The Unofficial Guide® to Walt Disney World ®

Five Great Features and Benefits offered ONLY by The Unofficial Guide ®:

  • Exclusively patented, field-tested touring plans that save as much as 4 hours of standing in queue in a single day
  • Practical information for your trip and tips from real families about how best to enjoy the perfect Disneyland Paris® holiday
  • A thorough review of accommodation, ranked and rated for quality and value, including the best hotels for families
  • Attractions rated and ranked for each age group; extensive, objective reviews with tips on what to miss and what not to miss
  • Includes detailed Unofficial coverage of Toy Story Playland (inspired by Disney-Pixar's Toy Story)

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Amazon.com: 3.6 out of 5 stars  14 reviews
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good for hotels, but almost no help with fast food Aug. 6 2011
By a mom from Greater Boston - Published on Amazon.com
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We went to Disneyland Paris the last week of June, and I bought this book to help plan our trip. We visit WDW yearly, and I still refer to a slightly older copy of the Unofficial Guide to WDW to help plan our trips. (I also borrow the latest from the library to see if there are any big changes.)

The Paris version of the guidebook was very useful in selecting a hotel, but it was lacking some basic information. For example,

1) Fast food restaurants -- After the hotel, this is the most important information for me. The full service restaurants are listed and reviewed, but the fast food restaurants are hardly mentioned. The book does include a list of five fast food restaurants that are overlooked by the crowds and serve decent food, but little else. The books about the US parks list all the fast food restaurants, describe what they serve, and give a quality and value rating for each.

Also, we expected that the fast food restaurants wouldn't open before 11 am, but were surprised that many of them closed at 7 pm even though the park was open until 9 pm. The guidebook makes no mention of this.

2) Full service restaurants - The guidebook notes that service is a little too fast. We found it to be slow (so slow that we gave up and left the Blue Lagoon).

3) Transportation from CDG to Disneyland - We found that the shuttle from the airport was quite expensive for a family of four (18 Euros for adults, 13 Euros for children), and we waited two hours before we finally got to the front of the line. It would have been helpful if they had given an estimated cost of taking a taxi (which we believe would have been comparably priced)

Another problem with the book is that much of the rest of the text was copied directly from the Unofficial Guidebooks for the US parks. It's understandable that the explanations about the characters, the rides, and the philosophy of the books would be the same, as would the descriptions of some of the rides. However, it would have helped to have some of the differences explicitly pointed out. The Disneyland California book has a page that compares the attractions that are shared with the other US parks.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent, much-needed resource July 26 2010
By C. N. OCONNOR - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Up until this point, any Disney parks fan considering a trip to Disneyland Paris has had precious little available in terms of reliable resources to turn to. That's all changed now with the publication of this very comprehensive, all-around excellent book.

If you are familiar with other Unofficial Guides, such as the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World, you'll similarly appreciate this one and its honest assessments of park rides, restaurants, hotels, etc. In addition, there is a great deal of helpful logistical information re. the resort, its proximity to Paris itself, trains, and so on. If you have a question or concern regarding Disneyland Paris (how to get there, when to go, where to stay, what to expect, etc.), it's almost certainly answered in this book.

All in all, the Unofficial Guide to Disneyland Paris is terrific and makes the idea of a trip to Disneyland Paris far less intimidating, particularly for those traveling from a considerable distance. Kudos to Len Testa, Bob Sehlinger, and the Touring Plans crew for this excellent, much-needed book.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars If only Passporter would come out with a Parisian version June 18 2012
By Dwight - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
There really isn't much out there but this book like the WDW version gave me LESS than my internet slog of the forums and blogs where the posters generously provided photos - I get that the Unofficial writers claim that photos would make the guides too large but this Paris version is a very slim volume.

I feel like I had no idea about Serris and the Val d'Europe area. It's not enough to offer a handful of local restaurants to EXPLORE the nearby towns. PLUS the hotel reviews are once again crappy. I know many people swear by the Unofficial guides to Disney parks but I am really not one of them. The text on the cheap paper is always hard to read and with this thinner Paris version, they are begging for competition.

Also, I feel that they are cheating when a huge hunk of the book is about how smart they are in deciding which rides to go on first which is pulled directly from the other Unofficial WDW guide. If you carried this book with you, there would be no reason NOT to rip out that beginning THIRD out of ALL the Unofficial guides.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very candid and very helpful! July 31 2011
By Drew McLellan - Published on Amazon.com
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We're not Disney novices. Having been to both Walt Disney World and Disneyland at least once a year since 1971 -- we know Disney and the parks. But Disneyland Paris was a new experience for us and we wanted to make the most of it. Without exception -- this book told it like it is -- honest, not always flattering and always framed the park in relation to what the US based parks are like.

For example -- Space Mountain DLP is nothing like the WDW version. The book goes on to explain the differences and helps you decide if it's an attraction you want to ride.

After we'd experience an attraction -- we'd check our perception against the book's and they were always spot on. I'd recommend reading the book before your trip to map out how you're going to spend your day and then carry along with you for on the scene referencing.

Well worth the investment!
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not as in-depth as expected Feb. 1 2011
By beansf - Published on Amazon.com
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I have two or three other Unofficial Guides and this one seems a bit lacking, at least from the perspective of an American. There aren't many photoes and I still don't know how breakfast works at the hotels. There aren't many pictures and it just didn't live up to what I expected after reading the WDW version of this book. There wasn't much in the way of a comparison to help me choose between hotels, either. I guess it was better than nothing, but I wish I'd been able to get it from the library rather than buying it.

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