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Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We recently stayed here for 7 nights while enjoying our time at Disneyland. We had previously stayed at a few of the other high end hotels but were tired of the walk by day 3. The walk to Disneyland was about 10 minutes, a very easy and pain free jaunt. They checked us into our room at 6:30 am with...

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Tucson, United States
Reviewed 26 October 2014

The Howard Johnson Anaheim is a fantastic option for families looking to visit the Disneyland Resort. We stayed in the spacious two bedroom and two bathroom kids suite. It was considerably more space and less money than the on-property Disney hotels, but it was still only an 8-10 minutes walk down Harbor Blvd to the park gates (about the same...

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Utah
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Your Review The room smelled funny and we were charged for the roll away bed that I wasn't aware of.

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San Diego
Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

Had a great trip to Howard Johnson. Clean and simple rooms. 5 minute walk to Disneyland. The trip was definitely made by Stefanie in the hotel store downstairs. We saw her Thursday and Friday and she was extremely helpful and customer service orientated. We will def be back!

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We were looking for a hotel very close to the Disneyland entrance that would also fit within our budget, having stayed at the Candy Cane Inn previously we decided this time to try the Howard Johnson Hotel & Water Park as our daughters are 9 and almost 3. The Hotel is not the closest to the gate and on days...

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Maple Ridge, British Columbia
Reviewed 24 October 2014

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Twin Cities, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 October 2014

We recently returned from a wonderful family vacation to Disneyland and stayed at the HoJo Anaheim. I would highly recommend it to other families with young children. Here are my list of pros and cons: Pros: - free parking - friendly staff members - fun water play area for kids - convenient location about 10-15 min walk from Disneyland -...

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Olathe, Kansas
Reviewed 23 October 2014

The location is great, water park is fun, our room was tiny, don't get bunk beds. Needs some kind of breakfast for the price.

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

Dear corylafferty, Thank you for choosing us for accommodations during your recent trip to the Anaheim Resort! We are sorry to hear that our Queen/Jr Bunk Deluxe bedroom was a bit too small for you and your family. Although we do not offer breakfast, we do have complimentary parking and free wireless internet unlike many of our competitors. We would...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Howard Johnson Anaheim is conveniently located within walking distance from Disneyland and has handy amenities too. Our family of four (2 teenage children) had a clean, comfortable room. I would stay again as this place offers great value for money and the staff are very helpful and friendly.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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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 

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Address: 1380 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802-2310
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Anaheim
Price Range: $196 - $293 (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 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#5 Family Hotel in Anaheim
#23 Business Hotel in Anaheim
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“North building around the main pool is best. The traffic noise didn't bother us.”
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“Noisier on West side (pool and traffic and fireworks). Depends if you want to see those things.”
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“Face the garden pool, avoid facing the freeway, some rooms have skylights = early morning bright light”
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