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Great Wolf Lodge Southern California / Garden Grove

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Pool & Beach (101)
Room & Suite (48)
Ratings and reviews
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“water park”(1,142 reviews)
“all ages”(299 reviews)
“dunkin donuts”(136 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Fitness centre
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Dry Cleaning
3 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
12681 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840-5857
12.4 km to John Wayne Airport
33 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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I went to celebrate my grand niece's 4th birthday. She had a blast. Everyone was very nice and welcoming. The room was comfortable. The water park was a lot of fun. I felt the lifeguards were very attentive and doing their job well. My mother,...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent experience. I came for the first time for a family summer vacation. Not only did the kids have fun but also me & my husband. I definitely would recommend this place, I think next time I will book more days.

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Reviewed yesterday

I was a little worried at first about going. However, they have figured out how to make an enjoyable experience out of chaos. The place is laid out nicely, with the indoor golf, water slides, bowling, bingo, and games for the kids. The cocktails are...More

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Reviewed yesterday

My self, wife, son and two nephews stayed for couple nights and we loved it, we had a great time together. Our room was clean and the customer service was excellent. We purchase the paw passes for the children and they had the best time...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Something for 3 to 71! Perfect for a family vacation ❣Year number 3 and grandkids already asked if we can go again. Recommend and so less expensive than Disney . If you have water babies, this is the place to go .

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About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Dry Cleaning
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$180 - US$492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$180 - US$492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (610)
Pool & Beach (101)
Room & Suite (48)
Dining (29)
Family and Play Areas (45)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Marisa H
2 July 2018|
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Response from Pamela G | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can either leave luggage at bell desk or load your car. You can use your wristband on day of check out all day, which adds an extra day to your vacation if you’re not in a hurry to leave
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Aprill18
12 June 2018|
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Response from Norman H | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. The wand, topper, and other articles are separately priced and could cost a bundle. The package is indeed worth it.
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Dana S
16 May 2018|
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Response from twoman04 | Reviewed this property |
They say 1 pm but we have gotten there at 11 am a few times and been fine.
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Room Tips
"highest floor possible"
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"1st floor of the alley was brutal but cheaper"
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"Pick a room away from the elevators! lots of foot traffic and conversations in those area that can be heard"
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"Quieter rooms are upper floor or at the end of a hallway. Avoid odd #201-213 and 214. They all face noisy..."
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