Monday, July 18, 2011

Trip Report- Trader Sam's at the Disneyland Hotel July 16

Since I am in California visiting Disneyland for the 56th Birthday, I headed to Trader Sam's Tiki Bar at the Disneyland Hotel. It is a nicely designed and decorated bar with drinks suited for a tourist spot (way too sweet and kind of gimmicky.) Here are a few shots. First up the exterior:

Doors to the entrance from Oceanic Arts.

Lovely light.

One of the best design pieces are the tiki's at the bar, based upon the chanting Tiki Room poles.

More design elements with a great megaphone. One of the character stories for the bar is the skipper Skip and this is his megaphone.

The view of the patio at torches at night.

Yours truly in the bar.

12 comments:

Major Pepperidge said...

Everything is better when you're wearing a fez! (What does it say, by the way?)

Davelandweb said...

Still need to get over there - great post!

Progressland said...

You should have mentioned that you visited on surely the most crowded day in its brief history!

Connie Moreno said...

I would have loved to have met you!

Roger Colton said...

Outstanding! I wore my Sons of the Desert fez - from Fez-O-Rama, of course - on a visit in June. A Trader Sam's fez would be just the thing...

Damon @ Let's Tiki said...

Nice pictures. I'm going in August. I can't wait to check it out.

Matterhorn1959 said...

Major- the fez is the Honui Fez for the Fraternal Order of Moai (FOM- www.fraternalorderofmoai.org) I am a proud member of the order.

TokyoMagic! said...

So Disney still gets stuff from Oceanic Arts, huh?

Love the fez!

MIKE COZART said...

Patrick it was good to catch up with you at "Sam's" Ive been there now about 15 times since it opened and it seems the drinks are slowly becoming way too sweet. You forgot to mention we almost got caught sippin' from your run flask out front!! Ha!!

Opium Museum said...

That is seriously the coolest Hawaiian-print shirt I have ever seen. Are those surf boards in the leis? Very unique!

Chris Merritt said...

Now that is a SHIRT sir! And the fez just makes it complete... Looks like Trader Sam's is quickly becoming the Disneyland enthusiasts hang out - wish I could go!

DrGoat said...

TikiCentral? Love the shirt. It's outstanding. Looks like you've visited fez-O-rama. Going to Disneyland in October for my 61st birthday. Looks like a place I need to visit.