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San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 25 November 2014

LOVE this place. Friendly staff, comfy beds, large rooms. Have stayed at this hotel over 20 times in the past few years and will continue to do it!

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Reviewed 24 November 2014

The hotel is old but the rooms were spotless. The water park has the hot tub beside it which I love cause you can sit in the hot tub while the kids play. Quick walk to Disneyland. The only this they charge for the roll away cot. $17 ( when u add the taxes) a night. But they have free... More 

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Reviewed 24 November 2014

We were very happy with Howard Johnsons in Anaheim. Our friends had recently stayed and recommended us to stay there too.. which we are glad we did. We were very pleased, the Customer Service was really good, very friendly and did all they could to help us along the way, from printing vouchers for upcoming tours in different states, to... More 

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Auburn, Washington
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Reviewed 22 November 2014

Beds were awesome...pillow top & four pillows per bed. Nice TV. All the workers were very helpful and were masters at there jobs.

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Reviewed 21 November 2014

Please don't be fooled by "traveler's choice" it's not TRUE! Experience for yourselves and you will be dismayed and dissatisfied. Don't waste your money, find another hotel....from our experience. There dog's/ cats poop in the carpet and really stinky, can't sleep.

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Hojoanaheim, HoJo Anaheim Guest Care Team at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground, responded to this review

Dear Peter G, We are so sorry to hear you had a bad experience during your recent stay with us. We are not a pet friendly property and do not allow dogs or cats in our rooms. When unauthorized pets are found we have a penalty fee that is used to pay for a specialized deep cleaning procedure we follow.... More 

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Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my daughter and we had a ball playing in the water park. As soon as you heard the bell ring for the huge dump of water we would go running to get soaked. There's also a seperate pool on other side of block for real swimming too. Would definitely stay here again and again

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just an 8-minute walk from Disneyland Park, this non-smoking family resort hotel features Castaway Cove - A Watery Pirate Playground! With slides, drench bucket, water canons, jacuzzi, toddler's wading pool and more, Castaway Cove is a great place for your whole family to play together! Also nestled within the lush, park-like grounds is the family friendly Garden Pool! With free parking, fridges and internet- HoJo Anaheim is the perfect choice for your family adventure! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground

Address: 1380 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802-2310
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Anaheim
Price Range: $211 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground 2.5*
Number of rooms: 303
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel And Water Playground - Anaheim / Disneyland Park
Howard Johnson Anaheim
Anaheim Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson Hotel Anaheim California
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Anaheim
#5 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#23 Business Hotel in Anaheim
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“Building two has no rooms facing the freeway and the pool view is serene.”
 of 5 bubbles 334jasong, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms back onto the water park, and might be a little noisier, but more convenient to the water park.”
 of 5 bubbles garydS3773JC, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor is really convenient”
 of 5 bubbles arbuckle2, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay for an upgraded room category to Building 1 and ask for a high floor - Room 1601 and 1709 have amazing views of the fireworks.”
 of 5 bubbles willy_wonk123, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A room furthest from the freeway”
 of 5 bubbles GraemeH752, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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