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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in December for a visit to Disneyland. On arrival, we had a warm welcome from the man on reception. The room was clean, comfortable and well appointed. The bathroom had 2 basins which was useful as we are a family of four. We did not use any of the hotel facilities such as the...

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Ventura County
Reviewed 31 December 2014

My kids and I stayed in a room in building 1 with 2 queen beds. We were not headed to Disneyland, but visiting with relatives who were staying longer. Our relatives were in Building 3 which was cleaner than Building 1. Our room had mini M&Ms scattered on the carpet and candy canes crushed in the closet. It looked like...

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

Dear C2499GVD, We are so sorry to hear your room was in a poor condition upon your arrival. Our Housekeeping Staff has very high standards and we are so saddened that your room was overlooked. This is a very rare occurrence and we truly apologize. We have reported this to our Housekeeping Manager, we will be sure to thoroughly inspect...

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Reviewed 31 December 2014

This was our 3rd stay at the Howard Johnson Anaheim and, yet again, we were reminded of why we keep going back. Check in was fast and friendly. We arrived prior to our room being ready and they offered to store our luggage for us so that we could go explore while we were waiting. The rooms are spacious and...

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Strathmore, Canada
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

We booked this hotel for location, waterpark and reasonable price. It is a very easy walk to Disneyland but if taking the Disneyland Express bus from airport it is the last stop and also the last stop if taking the shuttle from DL to hotel. The Disneyland express bus takes about 1.5hours to hotel. Although it's a good price and...

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Dear NFTY, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay with us! We are so sorry to hear you came across traffic when leaving the airport. Unfortunately during rush hour it can take over an hour to get to us from Los Angeles Airport. The hallways in our pavilion buildings have been recently remodeled;...

Gardnerville, Nevada
Reviewed 30 December 2014

So we've stayed at the Disneyland Hotel, the Grand, and the Anabella, and to be honest, I was a little skeptical about staying here because it is an older hotel. Well, we were very pleasantly surprised and will stay here again. Yes, the hotel is a bit dated, however, the rooms are very spacious. In fact, our room was bigger...

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Reviewed 30 December 2014

First time visitors to the U.S stayed at HoJo with our son and his young family.Close to Disneyland wouldn't hesitate to recommend to family and friends.Used Lux buses recommended by HoJo for tours to other attractions great way to see without the hassles of driving. Rj Melb Aust.

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Okotoks
Reviewed 30 December 2014

We stayed there in building #1 for 6 days over Christmas. The Hotel was beautifully decorated for Christmas, clean and the staff was friendly. It took approximately 10 minutes to walk to the gates of Disneyland. There is a McDonald's and an Ihop on the way or a local spot called Mimi's Cafe which was good too. It took us...

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Ceres, California
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Im 54 years old and have stayed here every time I've come to the area. Love the hotel and have no plans in the future to change to a different hotel.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 29 December 2014

no breakfast option slow internet noise from freeway traffic these won't deter me from coming back in the summer months to stay close to the happiest place on earth

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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: RM740 - RM1,136 (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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“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
“Not at the end of the building near the freeway!”
 of 5 bubbles rebeccapregelj, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you have a pram stay in the rooms with lifts available.”
 of 5 bubbles courtneys389, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room in pavilions near the pool”
 of 5 bubbles mariedesjardins, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“North building around the main pool is best. The traffic noise didn't bother us.”
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