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Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground

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1380 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bottmingen, Switzerland
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room size was ok but carpet/room smell was worst on all our US trip. Well located too see Disney fireworks and to walk to park, although we were disappointed by the Disneyland park compared to eg Europapark in Germany.

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Sydney, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 5 nights as our base for Disneyland. It was a perfect location and the double room for 2 adults and 3 kids was great, which suited us perfectly ( probably best layout of a room we had one our 1mth long trip to the U.S.). The water park was terrific and the kids liked coming back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visiting Disneyland for the weekend with the fambam. Decided to stay at this hotel ( block away from Disney). All I can talk about is what I have experienced so far since I am actually still here lol. From the time we checked in its all been a great staff very welcoming. Rooms are nice and the water park is... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a delightful stay at the HoJo with my family. It was a short walk to the Disney main gates, and meals at Mimi's Cafe were always enjoyed (best quality meals for good value). The microwave and fridge were appreciated, as was the safe.

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Tempe, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We like staying at the Howard Johnson next to Disneyland. Its a short walk to the park. The single king room has a fridge and micro wave. This works great for us because we like to bring groceries for our morning and evening meals. Very comfortable bed and the room was quit once the fireworks were over. We never heard... More 

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Coos Bay, Oregon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The bait and switch. Promised tickets with full price of room called back three times to confirm. Once at hotel was told tickets were ten dollars off full price which was another thousand dollars an not was agreed-upon when booking hotel. Not happy bought tickets from Ticket booth at Disneyland an got them for less then what the hotel was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel sure wants high ratings on tripadvisor as this site is mentioned on the cards, on several documents,... But, if you ask my kids they will say: 5 stars earned because of the water playground. The parents are a bit more picky and gave 4 stars, not because the place isn't great, but the fireworks of Disneyland are really... More 

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La Crescenta, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the hotel was clean and bright. BUT !! the only reason we picked Howard Johnson hotel and water park, was because we took our grandkids and wanted them to play at the water park. the water pumps were NOT working for several hours. our grandkids went to bed without having played at the water park VERY DISAPIONTING ! not to... More 

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

Dear 283alicial, We never plan on shutting our Castaway Cove Water Playground during operating hours. On rare occasion we do come across maintenance issues that require us to temporarily shut the water playground. We try our absolute best to get it up and running as soon as possible. We truly apologize for the inconvenience and disappointment this caused. We do... More 

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