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    Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground

    1380 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802-2310
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    Reviewed 25 July 2015

    The bait and switch. Promised tickets with full price of room called back three times to confirm. Once at hotel was told tickets were ten dollars off full price which was another thousand dollars an not was agreed-upon when booking hotel. Not happy bought tickets...More

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    Response from Hojoanaheim, HoJo Anaheim Guest Care Team at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water PlaygroundResponded 28 July 2015

    Dear 599rebeckaf, We are so disappointed to hear you were given incorrect information when you made your hotel reservation. The agents you spoke with were from the Howard Johnson Brand reservations line and gave you inaccurate information regarding the ticket promotion you booked. Unfortunately, our...More

    Reviewed 25 July 2015

    This hotel sure wants high ratings on tripadvisor as this site is mentioned on the cards, on several documents,... But, if you ask my kids they will say: 5 stars earned because of the water playground. The parents are a bit more picky and gave...More

    Thank pedrde
    Reviewed 24 July 2015

    the hotel was clean and bright. BUT !! the only reason we picked Howard Johnson hotel and water park, was because we took our grandkids and wanted them to play at the water park. the water pumps were NOT working for several hours. our grandkids...More

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    Response from Hojoanaheim, HoJo Anaheim Guest Care Team at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water PlaygroundResponded 25 July 2015

    Dear 283alicial, We never plan on shutting our Castaway Cove Water Playground during operating hours. On rare occasion we do come across maintenance issues that require us to temporarily shut the water playground. We try our absolute best to get it up and running as...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
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    • US$189 - US$302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
    • #5 Family Hotel in Anaheim
    • #23 Business Hotel in Anaheim
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Anaheim
    • Also Known As
    • Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel And Water Playground - Anaheim / Disneyland Park ,
    • Howard Johnson Anaheim ,
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    Dana S
    29 July 2017|
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    Response from Holdtheair | Reviewed this property |
    Best thing to do is to call the hotel directly because during the winter season times and conditions change! Have a wonderful trip either way.
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    25 July 2017|
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    Response from Nards1 | Reviewed this property |
    From what I can remember it is but I didn't venture to the kiddies water park but the pool definitely
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    "If you get a room in building 1 facing East (I think) you will be able to see the fireworks."
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