There's a wait list and it requires a hefty sum of money. So "hard" is kind of relative, in that you have to be patient and have the finances, but there isn't any kind of interview process or anything that I'm aware of.
Yes, members can make reservations for non-members to dine in Club 33.
Some people have been lucky enough to dine there as a guest to a member. Some really lucky folks more than once. Many of us have not been able to be blessed with such an invitation, but one always has hope.
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“To all who come to this happy place; welcome. Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past...and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future. Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams and the hard facts that have created America...with the hope that it will be a source of joy and inspiration to all the world.” - Walt Disney, Disneyland Opening Day Speech 1955
First, put your name on the list. When your name comes up, pay the initiation fees and annual fees.
To dine there without a member, sometimes groups like D23 can rent it for a breakfast, or you can see if a business or friend you know are a member. Or you can schedule a VIP tour and if there is space at the club, they can schedule it if all is well.
If you see a cute yellow lab puppy with a yellow cape, WAVE! It might be us! (Or it may be someone else that lurks here!) Thank you for asking before you pet! Next trip, Dec 22-Jan 3rd.