A tour of the new Hotel Cheyenne 'Texas' rooms

Hotel Cheyenne – New “Texas” Rooms

The other day the Disneyland Paris Treasures blog was kindly granted an exclusive private tour of the newly refurbished and redesigned Texas rooms at Disneyland Paris’s wonderful and very popular Hotel Cheyenne. These rooms have been completely renovated and are now themed around Toy Story’s Sheriff Woody.

As these rooms are not yet available to the public the Disneyland Paris Treasures blog is especially proud to bring you this full photo tour preview!

We begin our photo tour right outside the room, the door itself remaining unchanged from the current standard rooms:

Hotel Cheyenne - the door to Sheriff Woody's Texas room

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“Last Call for Endor Express” Liveblog

The Disneyland Paris Treasures blog will be liveblogging the “Last Call for Endor Express”, the final trip to the forest moon of Endor with the legendary Star Tours attraction on Wednesday March 16, 2016, from 8 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. at the Disneyland Park.

After that event Star Tours will close for about a year and receive the updated Star Tours–The Adventures Continues, which will mark the final closure of the last of the original Star Tour rides.

What kind of surprises Disneyland Paris has planned for the official closing ceremony is unknown yet, but here is the Agenda as it is has been published so far:

From 7:15 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the latest, we are pleased to welcome, at the entrance of the Disneyland Park® (at the Donald Desk close to Salon Mickey), each Shareholders Club member who is registered for this event and upon presentation of a valid Shareholders Club card and an event registration confirmation.

11:15 p.m.: Closing of Videopolis and closing ceremony of the attraction

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Space Mountain Reopening Event Liveblog

After the enormous success of last year’s “Ratatouille” Preview Event Liveblog it is a great pleasure to announce that the Disneyland Paris Treasures blog will be liveblogging the full Space Mountain Reopening Event on 23 July 2015.

The agenda will include exclusive access to the reopening event of Space Mountain: Mission 2, which reopens after six months of rehabilitation, and a one hour presentation on Space Mountain’s history Space Mountain: yesterday to today held by Laurent Cayuela of Walt Disney Imagineering Paris at Discoveryland Theatre.

And here we go, the Liveblog of the “Space Mountain” Reopening Event happens right here, right now! Liveblog updates happen below and will refresh automatically. So just scroll down, sit back, and enjoy the event!

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Top 10 things to know before you go

Dear Readers: Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and thank you for a great 2014!

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and great time with your loved ones. Today is New Year’s Eve and to celebrate I thought it would be nice to end this year by bringing a special gift to the readers of the Disneyland Paris Treasures blog – a full source recording in high quality and with stereo audio of the well-known “Top 10 things to know before you go!” video, Disneyland Paris’s very own Hotel Room TV show.

Sophie in Top ten things to know before you goShould you have ever stayed at one of the Disneyland Paris hotels you’ll undoubtedly remember this show, as it runs 24/7 on its own dedicated channel on the In-Room TV and informs the guests about the most important things not to miss and how to make the best out of their time at the Resort. And while the parents make themselves ready for a busy day at the parks the kids lie on the bed, waiting and watching this show over and over again.

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A tour of the new Newport Bay Club rooms

Newport Bay Club – New Rooms

Recently the Disneyland Paris Treasures blog was kindly granted a private tour of the newly renovated and completely redesigned Standard Rooms of Disneyland Paris’s wonderful Newport Bay Club hotel. As these new rooms are not yet available for guests to book we are especially proud to bring you this full photo tour preview as well as a complete video tour!

We begin with the photo tour, find the video tour below, at the end of this post:

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Photo Tour: Disneyland Paris Ratatouille

Today the Disneyland Paris Treasures blog invites you to an extended walk-through photo tour of the beautiful new Disneyland Paris Ratatouille area, which recently opened in Walt Disney Studios Park, on 10 July 2014. On this tour, we will visit each and every corner of this wonderful new area that puts you right into a romanticized and very ‘Pixar-esque’ Parisian quarter.

The route we will be taking during this photo tour:

Walt Disney Studios Park map of Ratatouille land

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“Ratatouille” Preview Event Liveblog

Invitation to the Disneyland Paris Ratatouille Preview Event The brand new, much-anticipated 150 million-euro Walt Disney Studios Park “E Ticket” dark ride Ratatouille: L’aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy doesn’t officially open until 12 July 2014 but Disneyland Paris has invited the Disneyland Paris Treasures blog to attend a special preview event and the entire experience will be live blogged right here, exclusively for the followers of the Disneyland Paris Treasures Blog!

The event schedule contains an extended visit to the whole Ratatouille mini-land and Place de Rémy, several sneak peek ride-throughs of the new Ratatouille: L’aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy attraction and a lunch at Bistrot Chez Rémy.

And here we go, the Liveblog of the “Ratatouille” preview event happens right here, right now! Liveblog updates happen below and will refresh automatically. So just scroll down, sit back, and enjoy the event.

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1992 Euro Disneyland Board Game

1992 Euro Disneyland Board Game

“Experience the thrill of a day at EURO DISNEYLAND Park! Four exciting games of skill and chance – a gold rush around Big Thunder Mountain, a chase in the maze with Alice in Wonderland, a nerve-racking journey through space! Ride the railroad around the gameboard, collecting prizes as you race to join Mickey’s victory parade on Main Street, U.S.A.!”

This bold and exciting sounding claim can be found on the box of the 1992 Euro Disneyland Board Game, one of the more exceptional items published in relation to the opening of the new Euro Disneyland theme park.

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1992 Euro Disneyland Board Game – Box Art

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It’s a small world – Celebration

Merry Christmas everyone! First I would like to thank all my readers for their support and wish you a wonderful Christmas with your family as well as health, happiness and success for the coming year!

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It’s Christmas and so I wanted to give you a little Christmas present: A complete and little bit unique ride through video of “it’s a small world – celebration“, the festive seasonal version of the classic Fantasyland ride at Disneyland Paris.

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‘La Fontaine Du Petit Monde’

There are already quite a few ride through videos of “it’s a small world – celebration” available online, but what makes this one a little bit special is that I was all alone in the attraction during the filming. There was just me! All the boats were empty, no other guests were riding the attraction at that time so no one could disturb the recording with the usual “which country is that?” chatter or the annoying flash photography. Both video and audio are totally undisturbed, it was a ‘perfect’ ride through, so to speak.

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1995 Disneyland Paris Hotel Room TV Video

If you have ever stayed in one of the Disneyland Paris hotels you most likely have a lasting impression of one of the more rarely mentioned benefits of staying in a Disney hotel room: Disney’s very own Hotel Room TV Show. This distinctive show runs 24/7 on its own dedicated channel on the In-Room TV and showcases the attractions, restaurants and entertainment of Disneyland Paris, in general just things that you really shouldn’t miss to make the most out of your stay.

In 1995, just like today, there has been such a Hotel Room TV Show. Unlike the show of today, in which they just highlight in ‘Top 10 List’ style with brief, flashy video clips the “Top 10 things to know before you go”, the show from 1995 takes a beautiful and much more jovial stroll through all of Disneyland Park, Festival Disney (as Disney Village was still called back then) and the Disney Hotels.

The Disneyland Paris Treasure blog is proud to bring you this exact, very rare and almost 20 year old Hotel Room TV Show video – a real treasure of Disneyland Paris history – in astonishing high quality, just as if you were there right now, back in 1995, laying on your comfy Disneyland Hotel room bed and turning on the TV!

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1992 Euro Disneyland Souvenir Map

One of the most treasured items of my Disneyana collection must be the 1992 Euro Disneyland Souvenir Map, which is hanging, nicely framed, on the wall of my study. With a size of 113 x 75 cm (44.5″ x 29.5″) this map is quite large and I remember it wasn’t very easy to find a frame large enough for it.

I do love this map. I love to study it and no matter how often I look at it I still discover something new each time, something I have never seen before (isn’t it like that with any good Disney attraction?).

The map is beautifully drawn and coloured and it is packed with so many intricate details that it is a real treasure trove of information about the Euro Disneyland park of 1992 and its’ then-conceived future.

This map was sold as souvenir in the early years at Euro Disneyland and it is not so easy to be found nowadays, so I thought it would be a really nice gift to all the Disneyland Paris enthusiasts out there – and also the first real Disneyland Paris Treasure of this blog – to give you this rare and beautiful piece of Disneyland Paris history in digitalised glorious high definition! This way you too can check out all these little details that I’m talking about. See for yourselves:

1992 Euro Disneyland Souvenir Map, by Sam McKim

1992 Euro Disneyland Souvenir Map, by Sam McKim

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