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“Not Bad At All” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Anaheim Islander Inn and Suites

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Anaheim Islander Inn and Suites
Ranked #31 of 116 Hotels in Anaheim
Certificate of Excellence
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Not Bad At All”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

We basically stayed there to use as a place to sleep and store our suitcases and clothes as we adventured California. It was worth the price. The rooms were decent (not good not bad). The service of the maids and reception was approvable and good. We did enjoy our stay and it was quite convenient for its purpose.

Stayed October 2013
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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I am always looking for affordable but nice lodging near Disneyland and the Ananheim Islander met all my expectations and more. The rooms were clean (the most important aspect of any stay), they were large, the beds were comforatable, the refridgerator was a good size, and the hotel was quiet. While we did not get to try the pool, it look inviting and was heated. While the property is old, it has been remodeled and is very inviting. The staff were also very friendly. We stayed in the larger 2 room suite and it was perfect for our kids, grandkids and us. We had privacy but were able to share a suite at a great price. If you are looking for a large buffect breakfast or upscale lobby, this is not for you. But as compared against other hotels in this price range, it outshines every one we have previously stayed at. I have never stayed at one more than once, but we will be back to the Islander.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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CustomerServiceTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Anaheim Islander Inn and Suites, responded to this review, November 9, 2013
Dear Tammy G,

We really appreciate you taking the time to review your stay. This helps all our potential future customers make an informed decision. The pool is heated & the breakfast very simple due to limited space. For most people fresh brewed coffee, orange juice, danish, muffins, donuts & apples provide a decent start for the day. Thank you for your loyalty, we really enjoyed having you guys as our guests.
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We loved this hotel. We walked to disneyland's enterance, it was so close. Plenty of places to eat in walking distance. The hotel is very very clean, great housekeeping service, and refrig and micro plus big screen tv. Awesome value for a great hotel. I recommend it to all my family and friends, stay here if you are in Anaheim. I will definately stay here again my next trip.

Room Tip: It has a pool. I scored it poor for fitness center & restaurant, only because it does not have...
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

1. Good value for money
2. Location is convenient very close to many food places, restaurants and Anaheim Garden Walk which normally closes around 9ish - 10ish pm. We felt safe as many tourist were around.
3.Very close to Disneyland, 5-10 minute walk.
4. Property very clean and tidy. Swimming pool area very tidy but double check pool my sister and I didn't swim as pool water looked a little bit dirty you had to look very closely tho from a far looks clean.
5. We stay in a queen room, 3 adults, 2 Queen beds, Bed was comfortable, Room had little moving space. Bathroom small but in saying this most of the time we spent outdoors it was basically just a place for us to sleep. Room was very tidy and clean, cleaners were friendly and we noticed they were out everyday cleaning. Towels and face towels/toilet papers always topped up by cleaners. Room had flat screen tv/Fridge/microwave/Iron/ironboard
6.Reception was always helpful
7.Checkout was hassle free

Negative
1.Breakfast is boring, only sugary bakery food etc donuts. (Free) No eggs no bacon (no hot food) :(
2. Room was dark need more lights in room.

Overall would definitely stay here again :)

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Youngstown, Ohio
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

My two daughters,two grandsons and I met my son and daughter in law in June of 2013 for a mini vacation to Universal Studios and Disneyland. We stayed at the Anaheim Islander Inn and Suites and were very pleased with the location and the rooms. I thought the rooms were very roomy (my daughters, grandsons and I had a two room suite with 1 bathroom) and clean. We made use of the pool and also the continental breakfast every morning. We did find the beds a bit firm for our taste, but that is a matter of preference. The location was great; It was an easy walk to Disney and directly across the street from the Garden Walk district. Overall we had a pleasant stay and would stay again if we are ever in that area. .

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We stayed at the Anaheim Islander Inn and Suites in July, 2013. It is a wonderful little “hidden treasure” in Anaheim. Our whole family would highly recommend this quaint motel to anyone travelling to Disneyland for a holiday. Our family of 6 stayed in one of the larger family suites and there was plenty of room. The rooms were clean and the staff very friendly and accommodating. It is a short walk to Disneyland. It’s not a swanky high priced hotel, but a very warm, welcoming, comfortable motel. When we travel to Anaheim again we will definitely be staying at the Anaheim Islander again and would recommend anyone travelling to do the same.
Tracy R
Calgary, Alberta Canada

Room Tip: This is a great motel for larger families.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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LAKE HAVASU
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Introduction:
Two adults & I stayed at this motel in September of 2013 for a Disneyland vacation.This motel is great for a Disneyland based vacation because, its close to various foods, shopping & a main Disney parking lot on Harbor Blvd. Be prepared to spend $16+ dollars to park in the Disney lot & then be bussed over to the Disney parks.

Description:
We were pleased with our over all experience with this cute, small, two storied motel. Its nothing fancy but, its clean (inside & out), friendly, comfortable, economical, low on the noise factor & spacious.They have different sized rooms to accommodate singles to families. The rooms come with ironing equipment, refrigerators,microwaves, small coffee makers, decent TV's, hair dryers, desks & comfortable beds.There's a pool (not heated & doubles as the smoking area), ice machine, coke machine & a small danish/donut breakfast.

Conclusion/Commentary:
I had been driving my self crazy, searching through several motels/hotels on various websites & reading several reviews trying to find the best place that would blend safety & a clean room with the basic necessities; all wrapped up in a good economical value that didn't have any hidden fees. Well, the Anaheim Islander Inn not only fit my party's needs but, exceeded them.The customer service was great, there was free parking & they try to accommodate your requests.To avoid street noise, I'd get a room towards the back. If you're disabled & can't walk stairs, you can request a room on the first floor. If you're a smoker, you can't smoke in any of the rooms but, at least they have a smoking area.There's not much on the negative side to report. However, the breakfast is fairly bad.The danish/donuts taste like some "wanna be" versions of the real things. I strongly recommend the "IHOP" right around the corner on Harbor Blvd. for breakfast instead of the motels'. The food there is tasty. What ever you do, AVOID THE CARL'S JR. ON HARBOR FOR ANY FOOD! It was GROSS! Across from the motel there is a Bubba Gump Shrimp. Their food had a good flavor & the customer service is good but, they over cooked all of our food & the prices are high for what you get. But, they do make a bread pudding to die for! Bottom line, we liked the Anaheim Islander Inn, Its location & we would stay there again.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Property: Anaheim Islander Inn and Suites
Address: 424 West Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92802
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Anaheim
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 Best Value Hotel in Anaheim
#18 Family Hotel in Anaheim
#26 Business Hotel in Anaheim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Anaheim Islander Inn and Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An easy walk to Disneyland® Resort & Anaheim Convention CenterDiscover casual luxury, friendly service, affordable room rates and perfect location for a family vacation or a productive business trip in vibrant Orange County.Our friendly hotel is centrally located in the heart of beautiful Anaheim, California, just 1 block from the world-famous Disneyland® Resort, and the Anaheim Convention Center. We are so close that you can walk to the Magic Kingdom, or if you prefer you can pick up Anaheim Resort Transit shuttle right from our door step with a nominal fee.Our professional staff is courteous, friendly, attentive and committed to making your stay comfortable and satisfying with quality accommodations and legendary service that exceeds your expectations ... more   less 
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