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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Great proximity to Disneyland, great water park for kids. Rooms very bare bones with amenities and need updating but for the amount of time you will spend in your room, it is acceptable.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Moruya, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2015

A quarter of a century ago I took my wife and children to Disneyland and the travel agent automatically booked us into HoJo's. At that time I felt the hotel was very good, but back then I didn't have much experience with that sort of thing, so I couldn't really make that judgement. 4 Years ago my wife and I...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2015

This was a great hotel and kids suite was spacious! Room (1102) was spacious and worked great for our family but it was very noisy though as it was on main floor right next to elevator and very close to games room making the room quite noisy in the evenings. Luckily we were so tired from our long days at...

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Hojoanaheim, HoJo Anaheim Guest Care Team at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground, responded to this review

Dear Rachelle R, We are so happy to hear you had a delightful stay with us! While our rooms on the ground floor of building one are easily accessible, they can be susceptible to a bit of noise during the daytime. If you have young children that take naps throughout the day, we recommend booking a room on an upper...

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Reviewed 1 March 2015

This hotel was clean and comfortable. The distance to Disneyland was about a one block walk. There were several restaurants within walking distance. The hot tub was hot and very comfortable. The kids had fun in the water park.

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Very close to Disney... We walked to the park each day and it maybe took 8-10 mins to the Disneyland gates from this hotel. The staff here are friendly & helpful. We loved watching the fireworks from our balcony at 9:30 pm. Wish they had Queen beds instead of Double but overall very pleased with this hotel. The room was...

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Port Alberni, Canada
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Rooms are very dated and need work. Rips in the carpets, rust in the tubs and toiletries weren't very nice either. Front desk staff were also hit and miss too. The girl that checked us in was almost snotty and unfriendly. On a positive note the water park and pool were amazing! The store had everything u need, and even...

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Helena
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a week and it wasn't bad but not great either. Pros: The hotel is clean, the water park is fun and fireworks were easy to see from our room Cons: The wifi is crazy slow, we had so many problems with our keys not working, the bathroom is ridiculously small The walk to disney wasn't bad...

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Hojoanaheim, HoJo Anaheim Guest Care Team at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground, responded to this review

Dear KCaissey, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay with us! We are disappointed to hear you encountered a few problems with our wireless internet and room keys. Next time, please inform our Front Desk Staff of any internet connection issues. We always try our absolute best to solve any problems our Guests...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Well I use to totally love this hotel but I only stayed in the big tower before, which I think is the best one at stay still we didn't this time. I had requested a king bed about four months out before we stayed ,that couldn't be done so I assumed we would have a queen or something but no...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Howard johnson is agreat place to stay close to restuarants and most importantly disneyland. All staff were friendly and the kids waterpark was a hit with the kids

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 92802-2310
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Anaheim
Price Range: €157 - €243 (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 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#5 Family Hotel in Anaheim
#23 Business Hotel in Anaheim
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“Buildings 3,4 and 6 will bequieter but you will have to carry luggage up stairs”
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“Rooms by the pool were a bit noisy some evenings”
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“As for a room high up facing the park, you will have a great view of the parks.”
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