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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I enjoyed my stay at this Hojo with a perfect location only an 8 minute walk to Dsneyland.The rooms where clean and roomy.Staff was helpful and friendly.I kind of like their express housekeeping where they can clean your room at your request on short notice.Great pricing,great location to Disneyland not needing to any transfers

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the HJ. The location was perfect with our two small children. It's less than a 10 minute walk to the park gates (closer, by distance, than the Disney hotels), and the Castaway Cove pool area - complete with Pirate Ship and waterslides - was a blast! Like a mini-water park at your hotel. Also,... More 

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New Hope, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay at the HoJo was beloved by the entire family, with our youngest deeming it to be her "castle". The staff were all outstanding, even letting our kids open the door and peek into the utility closet. The Building 1 park facing rooms were clean and comfortable. The decor in the room was alright, but we would have loved... More 

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Bellbird, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at Ho Jo's for our Disney experience at the end of or USA holiday. This hotel has a great location just a short walk to all things Disney, so a perfect location for us. The hotel is very retro or just dated depends how you look at it ! However it was very clean and very comfortable. The room... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were travelling with our three kids (10, 14 & 16) and my parents, so we had 2 rooms. We had requested rooms beside each other months ago and were disappointed when we were told they couldn't do that. We were on the same floor, but it would have been handier to be next door... it was a little frustrating... More 

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Dedham, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is quiet, clean and has nice staff. The rooms are pretty much what you would expect at a Howard Johnson hotel. I would have rated it 4 stars but the wireless internet connection was poor. The hotel also didn't serve breakfast. On a positive note the hotel is less than a 10 minute walk away from Disneyland entrance... More 

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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: $222 - $357 (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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“Try to get rooms in the buildings not beside the freeway”
 of 5 bubbles VancouverPinoy, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles willy_wonk123, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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