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Our OpinionThe Anabella Hotel is one of our more popular hotels in Anaheim. It is located right beside the park but on the back side of it, which is about a 10-15 minute walk. The rooms here are spacious and clean and the staff is very friendly. There are 16 rooms with disabled access. The Anabella has a great gym and an adults only pool in addition to the regular pool. If you are looking for a nice, clean hotel close to the park, this is an excellent choice. The restaurant here is pretty good as well.
The wife (and baby) have stayed here quite a few times on our Annual Pass "let's get out of the valley and drink @ Disneyland all day" trips. It's been our "go to" for the last few trips because that's when mama was preggo (x2) and when baby was 4 months and most recently, about a couple months ago. Let's go through why we chose this place:PROS:- Great location (walking distance to DT Disney.. was MUCH better when you could cut through Grand Californian.. but, they 86'd that and you gotta talking the long way now)- Comfy rooms with wooden floors- Fairly larger fridge than just your "drinks" (with other accommodations)- Pricing - Customer Service - Some rooms have their own personal patiosCONS:- AC unit very dated and sometimes acts a fool- Some rooms are definitely more "treated" than others (more later)- May sometimes have to call front desk upon arrival d/t some things missing (like our shower curtain in our first room - for which i asked to be moved because we needed a bathtub and they accommodated very quickly to send me to a room I approved of)Ok.. so, as much as I can remember.. these are things that stood out to me the most. Some may think the pricing is on the high side... But, if you consider all things: size of rooms, look of rooms, location, location, location.. it's actually a pretty great deal. Comparing to the other hotels in the area.. this may be the best "bang for your buck" place. We have enjoyed staying at probably more than 10 hotels in the immediate surrounding of Disneyland and we had enjoyed our time here most, really.Now, "treated than other rooms".. that was on our last stay (around end of May 17'). That's derived from the fact that we're ASSUMING that they may have started putting newer furniture in some rooms. We'd been told they're going to be closing grounds in August for approximately 2 years to turn the entire location into a 4-star hotel and resort.All things considered.. it's still a great place to say for total value vs comfort vs location. But when it does come back in a couple years... I hope it doesn't shun us away too far with their pricing/value because they have to remake revenue. I guess we'll just have to wait and see.
We enjoyed our stay at The Anabella. The hotel is much like a resort, with two pools. The proximity to Disneyland was close enough to walk, but was somewhat hard to do during the hot July summer - I would imagine it would be worse during August. The only issues we encountered with the rooms were that the bathroom areas were quite small. Additionally the sink was outside of the other bathroom amenities. The Bath/Shower also had drainage issues where the water would pool up to your ankles. The tub had visible rust around some of the fixtures. Overall a good stay if you are looking at not staying at a Disney hotel.
The building and grounds and common areas are pretty--everything looks quite nice and very Santa Barbara-esque upon entry. And the valet folks are friendly. And the location is great for Disney--a little less great since they closed the Grand Californian short-cut entrance to non-guests, though--or the Convention Center). That's where the pleasantries end. The guy at the desk in the corner upon entry stares creepily, and the front desk check-in staff seems cold and put out just doing their jobs. We were placed in Solano 6111, ground floor, and we lucked into a parking spot right outside, which was appreciated after a long driving day. The room is basic but spacious, and the towels are thick and big, and the water pressure is strong. But the floors are filthy (which shouldn't be an issue since they're hard--should take a quick and simple mopping between guests to keep clean!)--we had filthy feet after barely walking on them. The pillows were lumpy. And check out my pics from the gross shower/bathroom with moldy garbage can, peeling rusty walls, and horribly patched, rusty plumbing! We were so grateful we'd only stayed one night and won't be returning unless there's major renovation.
This hotel is not what its advertised on their website. It needs a lot of renovations! Parking there costs around $18 a night #crazy. There is no breakfast or amenities. But its quiet and beds are comfy.
I was forced to stay here with my 14 and under volleyball tournament. I booked 4 rooms and put my credit card down and placed appropriate names down. Three out of the four rooms had incorrect names and my confirmations had the right names. They called my room at midnight because they couldn't find a room. Then without my permission, issued that person a key to my room! The next night, someone opened another door at midnight with my 12 year old volleyball players in it! As if this wasn't bad enough, we found 2 cockroaches in two different rooms. We found one in the lobby. The showers and drains don't drain in any of the 4 rooms we had.Grossest and most unsafe hotel I've ever stayed in. We ended up moving to the Best Western down the street and that was much better.
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Anabella HotelAnaheim,United States
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1030 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802-3419
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