Great location with its close proximity to Disneyland and other area attractions such as the convention centre and Honda Centre, where we caught a hockey game. Rooms have a small refrigerator which is a necessity if you want to forgo the exorbitant prices for lunch and snacks at Disney. We had breakfast in room and then were able to pack a picnic lunch.
The children's pool area is wonderful for those 8 and under. Though it seemed to close a little early for our tastes.
Our only complaint about this property is the Main Street gift shop. It looks very enticing from the outside with its postcards, souveniers and convenient snack food but the main clerk that seems to run the store is NASTY. She was snipping at our children the whole 10 minutes we were in there. "Don't touch that..." "Don't look at those t-shirts, they're not your size anyway..." If our kids warranted a talking down I could see it, but they were very well behaved at 7 and 9, simply browsing her wares. We mistakenly went in the second time and she was the same way with ours and other children that were in the store. And it wouldn't hurt to smile once in a while. Save the nastiness and make the trip one block south the the other mini market. Much cheaper prices and service with a smile.
As well, the in-room internet service is dodgy at best. We ended up buying a wireless network connection good for all over California for $15.
- 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
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Wyndham, Expedia, Booking.com, Priceline, BookIt.com, TripOnline SA, EasyToBook, Hotels.com, Agoda and Odigeo so you can book your Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel And Water Playground - Anaheim / Disneyland Park
- Howard Johnson Anaheim
- Anaheim Howard Johnson
- Howard Johnson Hotel Anaheim California