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Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground
Ranked #13 of 118 Hotels in Anaheim
Certificate of Excellence
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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“recent visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

The Howard Johnson was great it served all our needs as a family. The only thing I would ask for next time is a room without a skylight, so the room wasn't very dark during the night and in the morning. The pool was great as was the guest laundry. Everything was very clean and tidy, and a short walk to Disneyland.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

The location and the kid friendly pool area really made the difference. The room price is a bit high, but I love that this is one of the few hotels that does not charge for parking. The staff is so friendly and accommodating that I didn't fell like just another person out of so many. They really made our stay that much better for treating us a welcomed guests. I give the staff five out of five stars!!!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

I researched tons of hotels until I realized all signs pointed to the HOJO Disney. It was exactly what we were looking for. The location is right across the street from Disney. We were able to watch the fireworks each night from our patio. The kids LOVED the water playground. The rooms were large and seemed recently refurbished. We were in building 4 on the ground level, which I would recommend. (great location and the ground floor makes having a stroller much easier)
The price just can't be beat for what you get. We were originally looking at staying at the Disneyland Hotel, but I just couldn't bring myself to pay way more than double for what we could pay here at Howard Johnsons. The staff was also very accommodating and helped with what ever we needed. I don't have a bad thing to say about our visit except that I wish we could have stayed longer. (I am still missing the comfy beds)

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground

Property: Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground
Address: 1380 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802-2310
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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
#5 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#23 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
Anaheim Howard Johnson
Howard Johnson Hotel Anaheim California

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