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“Great place to stay when Visiting Disneyland” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground

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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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“Great place to stay when Visiting Disneyland”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Usually I don't think of Howard Johnson when I go on family trips b/c I look for condos to better suit our family needs. This hotel was awesome! It is a 5 minute walk to Disneyland AND the water playpark for kids was PERFECT. My 2 boys (5 and 6 yrs) couldnt get enough of the water park and getting water dumped on their heads from the gigantic bucket. The adults lounge in the hot tub while the kids run around like apes:) Also in our room there was a fridge and microwave. One night we just stayed in for dinner and ordered pizza! Overall I would TOTALLY stay in this place again, especially if you have little kids.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

The staff here takes great care of you. They offered to hold our bags for us and were actually able to check us in early. Everyone we encountered were exceptionally friendly and ready to help us. The beds are very comfortable and the proximity to Disney can't be beat. It is just a short walk and you are at the front gate. The water park for the kids is a great addition, if you have time to use it. You can see the Disney fireworks from the balcony if you upgrade your room. We will stay here again and again. It has always been a great experience.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

We had a great holiday weekend staying at the Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel that was within a short walking distance to the entrance of Disneyland. After a long morning in the park we came back to the hotel in the middle of the day so that our 6 year old son could play in the water park. He didn't want to leave the water park, but made him so that we could go back to Disneyland for a few more hours. We were back in our room before the fireworks started and we were able to watch them from our sixth story balcony in Building #1. We would recommend the Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel to any family with younger children going to Disneyland for it's overall value and location.

  • Stayed February 2013, 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
    • 5 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
#6 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#18 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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