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How do you make a reservation at Disney’s Cinderella Castle Suite in the Magic Kingdom? How can you get to stay inside Disney’s Cinderella Castle Suite?

The Cinderella Castle Suite is the only place that you can stay overnight inside Disney’s Magic Kingdom. However, only a very limited amount of people will ever get to stay there.

Right now there is a chance you can stay there! Read on to find out more …….

Disney Cinderella Castle Suite


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Many of us dream of staying in Disney’s Cinderella Castle, but few will ever get the opportunity.

It takes rather more than just a little bit of Disney Pixie Dust to get the chance to spend a night in the Magic Kingdom.


A Disney Cinderella Castle Suite Reservation is, unfortunately, something which not even money can buy and is open only to a very fortunate few.

Disney Cinderella Castle Suite Inside


Disney World first announced the creation of the Cinderella Suite in 2006.

The space which is now the Cinderella Castle Suite was originally intended to be a place that Walt Disney and his family would stay in the park.

Sadly, Walt Disney never got to see his creation as he died in December 1966, almost five years before the Magic Kingdom opened.

Before 2006 the space in Cinderella Castle was empty for most of its history since it was built in 1971.

However, at times it was used for storage. It was also the home of the Disney telephone operators for a while.

With the launch of The Year of A Million Dreams in 2007, Disney wanted something as a very special prize for a select few lucky guests.


Cinderella Castle Suite

Cinderella Castle Suite

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Disney created the ultimate place to stay in Walt Disney World – the Cinderella Castle Suite. One lucky person and up to 5 guests were chosen to spend the night in the Cinderella Suite.

However, The Year of a Million Dreams finished in 2008. That’s now over a decade ago.

Since then, Disney has occasionally chosen families to stay in the Cinderella Suite. It is also sometimes offered as a prize in a sweepstake.

This is rare though. We always publish those competitions here so keep on the lookout for the latest one.

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Therefore, unfortunately, making a reservation for Disney’s Cinderella Castle is impossible. It is only offered to prize winners and very occasionally Disney VIPs.

If you just want to take a peek inside you can also take a Cinderella Castle Tour

The Cinderella Castle Tour offers you access to the Suite, but you cannot stay overnight.

Money can’t buy a night in the Cinderella Castle Suite. However, money can buy some magical places to stay at Walt Disney World. You can read our guide to the very best hotels at Disney World.

Look Inside Cinderella’s Castle Suite


Very few people have ever seen behind the door of the Cinderella Castle Suite. However, here we have gathered some photos for you.

What exactly is inside Cinderella’s Castle Suite? It has the kind of amazing detailing that you would expect from the Disney Imagineers.

The Cinderella Suite makes you feel not just that you are inside the Castle but that you are immersed in the whole experience.

The inspiration for the design of the Cinderella Suite was the the17th-century French chateaus upon which the Castle was modeled. The Suite has ornate furnishings in dark woods with opulent fabrics. Certainly, fit for a Disney Princess.

The Cinderella Castle Suite is on the fourth floor and is accessed by a special elevator.

Inside, the Cinderella Suite is perhaps smaller than most people imagine at just 650 square feet. You would assume that Cinderella could need more space!


The bedroom has 2 beautiful Queen-sized beds facing an ornate fireplace. Above the bedroom fireplace is a 17th-century style portrait of Cinderella.

However, all is not what it seems as the portrait magically transforms into a flat-screen television. A Princess shouldn’t have to lift a finger so there is a remote control for the lights and the fireplace.

Cinderella’s Glass Slipper finds pride of place in the Suite.


The Cinderella Suite bathroom has a huge garden tub with ornate stained glass windows and a twinkling star ceiling. This is one of the most spectacular features of the Cinderella Suite.

The master bathroom has double sinks – Cinderella and her Prince can get ready together!

Guests may be surprised that it isn’t easy to get a view of the Magic Kingdom from the Suite. The windows are small and made of stained glass.

There is a balcony outside the Disney Cinderella Suite but it is not accessible for guests.

Cinderella Castle Suite Price


So how do you make a reservation for Cinderella’s Castle Suite? Unfortunately, you can’t. This really is something that money cannot buy.

Disney occasionally gives away a night’s stay as a prize.

The last guest known to have stayed at the Cinderella Suite was Kevin Jonas and his wife Danielle as they celebrated their first wedding anniversary on December 19th, 2010.

Tom Cruise also stayed in the Cinderella Suite with Suri. Mariah Carey has also had the privilege of staying there.

So obviously being an international superstar, preferably one who has made Disney many millions of dollars, must help in getting a reservation!

Disney Magic Kingdom Hotels

You may have little chance of staying inside the Cinderella Castle, but you can most certainly stay very close to it. You can even have a room at Disney World which has a fabulous view of Cinderella Castle.

You can pick any one of the amazing Disney World Monorail Hotels.

The Disney World Grand Floridian Resort Hotel, The Polynesian, and Disney’s Contemporary Resort Hotel all have rooms with a view of Cinderella Castle and the Magic Kingdom. You are just a short walk or monorail ride away from the Magic Kingdom.

All photos by Disney Parks unless otherwise stated

So what would you give to stay inside Cinderella Castle Suite? Leave a comment below!

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Martin Monreal Lopez

Tuesday 20th of July 2021

God the father and Son are my Saviors and have blessed us in so many ways.

I'm not Tom Cruise or Mariah Carey, however, I'm the proud husband of a beautiful wife and teacher, and father of 3 special young children. My oldest will turn 11 on August 6, and because of her great effort this past school year, I am surprising her with a trip to Disneyland. We arrive on July 30 and depart August 1st as school begins on the 4th. I want her to know that hard work has it's rewards.

What a blessing it would be to surprise her with a nights stay in Cinderella's Castle for her 11th birthday.

Thank you for any consideration you give her.

Regards, Martin Lopez (520) 347-1656


Wednesday 7th of July 2021

We went to Disney World for our honeymoon in 1991. This December will be our 30th Anniversary. It would be a dream to stay in the castle for our 30th Anniversary! ????

Joyce Rossano

Thursday 17th of June 2021

My best friend and her husband spent their Honeymoon at Walt Disney April 9, 1972. At that time they lived in New York. They will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on April 9, 2022 and they have lived here in Spring Hill, Florida just 2 hours away from Disney, for over 30 years and have visited Disney and even purchased family passes throughout the years. I agreed to help him to surprise his wife and reserve the castle Suite, not realizing that it is not readily available for everyday folks. Of course he is wanting to pay whatever it would cost. Is there any possibility we can pull off this surprise for their 50th Disney Wedding Anniversary? My contact information is below. I respectfully request your consideration of this request. It would be the best present he could ever give her and I would be thrilled just knowing I helped make it happen for both of them. My contact information is below. Please feel free to email me at any time. Sincerely, Joyce R. Spring Hill, Florida

Joanne Beckowski

Thursday 8th of April 2021

So elegant! Dream of a life time,

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Monday 29th of March 2021

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