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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Howard Johnson Anaheim was a brilliant choice of accommodation, given its close proximity to Disneyland Resort (5 min walk), restaurants and the freeway. The rooms were spacious, very comfortable, clean and were serviced daily. The front of house staff were excellent and extremely helpful throughout our stay. They happily provided information about restaurants, activities, shopping and relevant maps as well...

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Tired hotel in need of updating, especially electrical wiring and lighting. Lights next to beds shorted out a couple of times and room is not equipped for modern technology - there were only a couple of outlets available for charging technology near bathroom sinks or you could choose to either unplug the television or one of the needed lamps. Layout...

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

Dear Badgerm0m, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us! We are sorry to hear you came across a few small issues in your room. All of our Premium Disney facing bedrooms has an iHome clock radio which includes a USB port for charging electronic devices along with the standard...

Pasadena
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Well, the rooms are clean and the playground is fun for the kids. Hot tub is a bit dirty. Every time the bubbles were on there was a layer of dirt on top of them. A bunch of us in the hot tub worked to get the dirt out. That wasn't very relaxing. Then, our alarm clock malfunctioned and turned...

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

Dear Vanessa R, We are so sorry you were not completely satisfied during your recent stay with us. Both our pool areas including our spa are serviced every morning to assure they are in working order. Whenever any problems are reported we ensure they are fixed immediately. We are so saddened to hear you and your family did not have...

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We stayed here with our daughter and son in law and our 5 year old grand daughter. This hotel is about a third the cost of one of the Disney Hotels. It is across the street from the park, about a 7 or 8 minute walk to the gates. The rooms are large and comfortable. We were given connecting rooms...

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British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2015

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Brockton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Honestly the only time we were at the hotel was to sleep, shower and to get ready for another full day. However, with the noise from the freeway it was very difficult to get a good nights rest.

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2015

The title says it all...the location to Disney and the waterpark were the selling points to my family and myself. We were at the park(s) quite early, usually right when they opened, then we would come back, play a bit at the water area, have some food and then rest before heading back to the park(s) for the late afternoon...

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

Dear Tony T, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your recent experience with us! We are so glad our close proximity to the Disney Parks allowed you enough time to take a break from the busy Disney Parks and enjoy our Castaway Cove water playground. We are sorry your wireless internet connection was inconsistent. Next time,...

Oceanside, California
Reviewed 21 March 2015

This is by far the best location to stay at if you are planning to visit disneyland or California adventure. The staff is great by far the most bang for your buck. Unlike the disney hotel witch charges you $150 for the stay and charges for everything from wifi to parking. This is the best hotel !!!!!

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 March 2015

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2015

5th floor Room was of High Standard. Quality soundproofing, large luxurious queen beds and plenty of space. Waterpark was an instant hit with the kids. Highly recommend you put in on your list.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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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: RM696 - RM1,219 (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
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#5 Family Hotel in Anaheim
#5 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#23 Business Hotel in Anaheim
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“Building near pool at the back of the hotel, backs onto freeway. Buildings near reception are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Elizabeth181717, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“top floor has beautiful skylight windows, we're early risers & love that, but if you want to sleep in with no light, ask for a lower floor”
 of 5 bubbles ConnieL428, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Buildings 3,4 and 6 will bequieter but you will have to carry luggage up stairs”
 of 5 bubbles degreen393, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms by the pool were a bit noisy some evenings”
 of 5 bubbles Z5414BOannm, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“As for a room high up facing the park, you will have a great view of the parks.”
 of 5 bubbles Ange_Rayner, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
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