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Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1380 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802
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Hobart, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location, fantastic facilities and service. We arrived quite early from LA and were upgraded to a room that was ready for us which was great, we were able to get settled before heading out to explore. We were in building 2 overlooking the pool. Room was clean, beds were so comfortable. Averaged a 10 minute walk to Disneyland allowing... More

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Tulare, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Do not let the name Howard Johnson scare you away from this hotel. This Howard Johnsons is probably one of the best in the U.S. The staff are very friendly and go at of their way to ensure guests have a great vacation. They provide honest and helpful info about restaurants, beaches, and theme parks. Witnessed Chris H give advice... More

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

Dear LoriH63, We are so happy to hear that you and your family had a delightful stay with us! We are so lucky to have such a great Front Desk Staff that truly enjoys assisting our Guests. Thank you so much for the kind and valuable feedback! We hope to be your top choice for accommodations in the Anaheim Resort.... More

Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel for a last-minute trip to Disneyland with my granddaughter. I was very apprehensive, having not stayed off-property for a Disneyland trip. I was worried about the length of the walk and the quality of the hotel, but we are recent AP holders for the first time so I realized that my traveling style would have to... More

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Sooke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the perfect place to stay if you are planning on going to Disneyland because you can walk to the park in just a few minutes, you don't need to wait for the shuttle. Also, the water park on the hotel ground is an amazing way to enjoy your down time if you want a break from all of... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel because of reviews and water playground. Didn't end up using the playground because with kids of 9 and 14 they were a bit big for it. Positives however were the staff, very welcoming and super friendly with any questions we had. Location was perhaps the best thing. Walking distance to Disneyland didn't need to bother with transport.... More

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las vegas, NV
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we arrived, we got there before the allowed check-in time and being that the HoJo was booked solid we had to wait to get our room. Art recommended building 6, which was close to the pool and the parking lot. The room was clean, spacious and being close to the pool the noise level wasn't that bad. I wish... More

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

Dear daddyolasvegas_NV, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us! We are so delighted to hear that our Housekeeping Staff was so attentive to your needs during your stay. Your feedback is very valuable to us! We are looking forward to seeing you and your family during you next Disneyland vacation. Kind regards, HoJo Anaheim... More

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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff here were really friendly and helpful. The room we had was a good size and clean but maybe a little dated.The bed was huge and I just about had to txt my husband just to say hi. All in all we had a good stay but feel it is probably more focused on families than couples. I would... More

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Oregon City, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room was very clean, staff was very nice and helpful! Our room was large a spacious. We requested a rollaway and they brought it to us immediately. They are all about serving you. I will definitely stay here again with my family! We stayed in building 1 which was close to the freeway and they have put sound proof... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This charming hotel is just a walk away from Disneyland and has several restaurants in the vicinity. The rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable, the room has a minifidge, a microwave, a coffee maker and a TV. The rooms have air conditioning and most have balconies. Some of the young children were annoying when you left the room... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed at this hotel 2 times in the last 5 years.Both times have been a fantastic time.10 minute walk from the Disneyland gates, Mimi's across the street.Also has a in house little store with drinks, including beers etc. Small waterpark to entertain the kids with tables and chairs for the adults.Rooms have always been clean and very nice... More

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Address: 1380 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Anaheim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel And Water Playground - Anaheim / Disneyland Park
Howard Johnson Anaheim
Howard Johnson Hotel Anaheim California
Anaheim Howard Johnson

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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#5 Family Hotel in Anaheim #7 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim #9 Business Hotel in Anaheim
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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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