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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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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

All the reception staff were amazing. They helped with all our bookings. They were always helpful, friendly, and polite. Rooms were big and clean. Loved our stay here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice large room but the place is in need of a refurbishment :) It's comfy but there's definitely room for improvement. Ice maker machine broken on our floor which hasn't been fixed. A little frustrating Hotel reception staff are polite Our mattress has seen better days as its soft and my back is sore. Pillows appear old and extremely heavy... More 

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Livingston, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the water park! My children wanted to stay at the water park most of the day. We stayed in a building 2 room facing Disney park. We watched the fireworks from our balcony every night. Hotel is a short walk to the park. There are lots of restaurants nearby. This hotel also has a great arcade room and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good facilities, clean, good service. Get a room away from the freeway. There are a number of buildings. Ask for building 6 room if they have one available. Purchase all day shuttle bus tickets to get you to Disneyland and back to hotel as many times as you want. Even though hotel is said to be close to Disneyland its... More 

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Hojoanaheim, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground, responded to this review

Dear Marijana D, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. We are so glad to hear you appreciated our facilities and exceptional service. We really appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your stay. We hope to be your first choice for accommodations when planning your next Disneyland... More 

Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A great location, quick walk to Disney. The kids loved the pool and water park. The room was clean and spacious. Nice to have a Keurig coffee machine in room. Free parking was a plus. Wifi was pretty slow but that wouldn't deter us from coming back:)

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Hojoanaheim, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground, responded to this review

Dear Ronreba, Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience with us! We are so delighted to hear you and your family enjoyed our location and watery playground. We are so happy to hear you found our rooms clean and spacious. We are so saddened to hear your internet connection was inconsistent, next time be sure to alert our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a long 12 hour flight, a missing bag at the airport and a bad experience with our shuttle service, I was really anxious about what type of service/quality of accommodation we would received. Upon our arrival, we were greeted with a lovely smile by a female staff member at the reception, we arrived a bit earlier than our check... More 

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Hojoanaheim, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground, responded to this review

Dear HONEST2729, Thank you so much for your kind comments and positive feedback! We are so delighted to hear you and your family really enjoyed your stay. Our team is dedicated to provide exceptional service, value and quality. We are so thrilled to hear we were successful! We hope to be your top choice for accommodations when planning your next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok so the Howard Johnson was NOT our first choice. Originally we had a suite booked at a Disney resort hotel, but I got some advice from a friend who travels frequently to Anaheim and said to give Howard Johnson a try. So reluctantly I cancelled my room at the Disney resort and moved the booking. We booked a large... More 

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Hojoanaheim, Guest Relations Manager at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground, responded to this review

Dear GinaGarcha, Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience with us! We are so delighted to hear you and your family really enjoyed your stay. We are so happy to hear you all had fun at our watery playground and that our Staff were helpful. We are always working on improving our rooms and we hope to have... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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 

Additional Information about Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground

Address: 1380 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Anaheim
Price Range: $157 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground 2.5*
Number of rooms: 303
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Also Known As:
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel And Water Playground - Anaheim / Disneyland Park
Howard Johnson Anaheim
Anaheim Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson Hotel Anaheim California
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Anaheim
#5 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#23 Business Hotel in Anaheim
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