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Reviewed 3 February 2015

I know they are shooting for 5 stars, and for a hoJo it is an 11 of 10. But with that said, it’s still just a Howard Johnson Hotel. The staff was fantastic. The location is perfect for a family trip to Disneyland; it is a very quick walk to the park with a Mimi’s Café on the way. It's... More 

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

Dear dm375, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay with us! We really appreciate your kind comments and positive feedback. Our Staff is dedicated to provide exceptional quality, value and service. We hope to be your top choice for accommodations when planning your next trip to the Anaheim Resort! Kind regards, HoJo Anaheim... More 

Discovery Bay, California
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

This was our family's first time staying at the Howard Johnson in Anaheim. We've stayed at other hotels in the area for our trips to Disneyland, but this is our new favorite. The location is perfect. The staff very friendly and accommodating. Keurig coffee maker (and mini fridge) in the room! Great value. Yes, it does have a little dated... More 

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Reviewed 3 February 2015

We were very happy with our stay at the HoJo Anaheim this past weekend. We had two adjoining rooms with three adults, three kids. It was a very comfortable stay. We stayed in the hotel next door last year (Fairfield by Marriott) and in comparing apples to apples, HoJo was far better. The beds were more comfortable, the rooms were... More 

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Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

Just need to put it out there that the Howard Johnson Anaheim have been exceptional during our stay. We were booked for a week to go to disneyland with the kids. Firstly the rooms are clean,comfortable and the beds are really comfy. Secondly, nothing is too much trouble for them to help you with. Whether it be an extra blanket... More 

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

Dear Silver F, We are lucky to have great Staff such as Rick who is dedicated to go above and beyond to assist our Guests. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us! Your feedback is much appreciated. Kind regards, HoJo Anaheim Guest Care Team More 

Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

Great hotel to stay at. Easy walking distance to Disneyland and restaurants. Hotel clean and friendly staff.

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Layton, Utah
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

Our family of five stayed here last week. Across the street from the park. Easy walk. We had a Disney facing room. The BEDS were so much more than I expected. The room was VERY clean. Had trouble with the water being shut off for a couple of days in the afternoon. We weren't notified upon check in but the... More 

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Reviewed 3 February 2015

We booked the HoJo in anticipation of a Disneyland trip and got a good deal on the room. The hotel grounds were VERY well kept and staff were helpful. The retro look of the lobby was fun. We booked a 2 Queen room in building 1 (the tower), facing Disney. We got to the hotel early on a Sunday and... More 

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

Dear bez71, Thank you for choosing us for accommodations during your recent Disneyland vacation! We are so pleased to hear that despite a few small issues, your stay with us was delightful. Our Front Desk Staff always tries their absolute best to accommodate early arrivals, but special requests cannot always be fulfilled. We are glad you did not mind waiting... More 

Chilliwack, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 2 February 2015

This was our first time staying at the Howard Johnson Anaheim and we loved it. Great location, friendly staff everything about our stay was excellent. We will be using this hotel again next time we go to Disneyland.

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Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

The hotel itself is fine, close to Disneyland which was the main appeal and reasonably priced. When we arrived our first room smelt of sewerage but a quick call to reception and a member of staff came up within 5 minutes and took us to an alternative. The room was fine - clean and had a fridge/coffee machine. The pool... More 

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

Dear laura h, We are so saddened to hear you were not completely satisfied during your stay with us in October. Whenever an unpleasant smell is reported we always take immediate action and ensure the room is properly inspected and the smell is eliminated before we reassign the room. We are glad our Front Desk Staff quickly found another room... More 

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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: $209 - $332 (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 Family Hotel in Anaheim
#5 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#23 Business Hotel in Anaheim
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“Building two has no rooms facing the freeway and the pool view is serene.”
 of 5 bubbles 334jasong, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms back onto the water park, and might be a little noisier, but more convenient to the water park.”
 of 5 bubbles garydS3773JC, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor is really convenient”
 of 5 bubbles arbuckle2, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay for an upgraded room category to Building 1 and ask for a high floor - Room 1601 and 1709 have amazing views of the fireworks.”
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“A room furthest from the freeway”
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