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Langley City, Canada
Reviewed 18 December 2014

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Auburn, Washington
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Check in was amazing. We were able to check in early and really appreciated the guest services employees. Only a 7 min walk to the Disneyland/California adventure entrance. Very clean on the outside a little musty smell in our room but it wasn't horrible. The room was VERY clean tho. We will definitely be staying there again!

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Te Kuiti, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I have stayed here at least five times now. It has nice, clean, spacious rooms, great facilities for the kids and is so close to Disneyland, yet is affordable. It is right next to a major highway, which makes locating it really easy. I definitely recommend it.

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WYOMING
Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

This is the 6th time I've stayed at the HoJo and they continue to never disappoint me All the staff were wonderful even when we had to call twice to housekeeping on our last night as my son was sick nothing was an issue to them brought new towels and bedding twice to us we love the HoJo and can't...

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Dear Michelle L, Thank you for choosing us for accommodations during your Disneyland vacations. We are so lucky to have many repeat loyal Guests. We are so pleased that our Staff was very attentive and helpful while your son was ill. We are looking forward to seeing you and your family during your next trip to the Anaheim Resort! Kind...

sydney, australia
Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

We chose HoJo because it claimed to be walking distance from Disneyland and had a room set up with bunk beds. Travelling with a 5 and 8 year old there's only so many times you want to juggle them in double beds. When a friend mentioned he'd stayef here 30 years ago I lowered my expectations but it has been...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2014

My room was very clean and well kept. The bathroom was spotless with a lot of clean and fluffy towels. Staff were polite and very helpful. The only frustration was very poor WiFi. I recognise that Wifi is a free service but the signal was very poor and virtually non-existent in my room compared to that of colleagues in a...

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Winnipeg
Reviewed 17 December 2014

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 December 2014

The windows aren't double paned so you hear all the street noise from Harbor Blvd and the freeway right next to the hotel. Also, the water in the toilets is so high one's manhood dips into the water while seated. Unsanitary in my opinion.

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Dear sonnyk9, We are so saddened to hear your recent stay with us was unsatisfactory. We did take a look at the Premium room you were occupying and found that everything is in functioning order. We are so sorry that your room was susceptible to road noise. We have recently installed new windows in our Standard freeway facing rooms that...

Atlanta
Reviewed 16 December 2014

Big, bright room with a perfect layout. Very clean. I even saw a maintenance worker removing scuff marks from a hallway wall. It was a very good hotel 8 years ago when I stayed there and it is a GREAT hotel now. Only 1 minor issue... the shower head in my room was set very low and as I am...

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Dear stevenp898, We are so delighted to hear your recent stay with us was wonderful! We are so sorry the shower head in your room was a bit too low for your height. We are thrilled that despite this minor difficulty you still had a great time with us. Thank you so much for taking the time to let us...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 16 December 2014

The staff were very friendly and really tried to help. Our room was clean and well kept and the added rollaway bed was waiting in the room when we got there.

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  • 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: $220 - $386 (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
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#5 Family Hotel in Anaheim
#5 Romantic Hotel in Anaheim
#23 Business Hotel in Anaheim
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“Building near pool at the back of the hotel, backs onto freeway. Buildings near reception are quieter.”
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