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“We stayed in the King suite. We wanted to have a seperate...” 3 of 5 stars
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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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“We stayed in the King suite. We wanted to have a seperate...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

We stayed in the King suite. We wanted to have a seperate seating room and this was the available choice. The bed had a pillow soft top but the mattress did not have much support. I slept on the floor one evening to relieve my aching back. Decor felt outdated and the room was showing signs of wear and tear. The room was spacious and clean. We had two adults and one toddler with us. We had three friends over one night for pizza and there was plenty of room. We had a wonderful view of the fireworks and the walking distance to Disneyland was great. The freeway noise is unavoidable.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

We have stayed here many times and you can not beat family rooms for the price. Clean and 5 minute walk from front gates. Best value, clean, comfy beds! Book early for family rooms- they book out quick!
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

This hotel was just fine for what it is for and where it is. I thought the place might be a bit worn from all the use it gets but it was relatively decent. It is a short walk to Disneyland and there are a couple of restaurants close by. The staff were friendly and helpful. There is a little store that has food items and souvenirs. The rooms were fine but don't expect plush. The maids did an okay job until the last couple of days. One of the kids dropped a donut under the bed and the maid left it there as well as a pixie stick that spilled. The rooms are clean and the bed was comfortable enough. The kids loved the water play area and the pool. Some of the rooms were being done whle we were staying there and looked pretty nice. Millies restaurant was pretty good and the prices were good. I would stay there again.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground

Address: 1380 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Anaheim
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Anaheim
#7 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#13 Business Hotel in Anaheim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground 2.5*
Number of rooms: 303
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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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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