Howard Johnson Hotel and Water Playground
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Our OpinionA great choice! The Howard Johnson Hotel and Water Playground is excellent for families. There is a large pirate cove themed water park with slides, water canons and a 30 foot pirate ship. The hotel has a cool retro look and the rooms are charming and clean. The games room is another great family perk. Cots are available for a fee, cribs are free but on request. This award winning hotel is great for all families members and is only an 8 minute walk to the Disneyland main gate.
Upon arriving at the hotel (via Karmel Shuttle from LAX, which was great) , we found the front desk personnel very friendly and engaging. The hotel layout was several small two story buildings, with a couple of larger multi story units. The grounds were very clean and well maintained. The two pools were the best, the grand-kids went from one to the other, and we followed!! Overall SUPER!!
We stayed at this property over Labor weekend for 1/2 Marathon weekend. This is our 2nd stay this year at this property. We had a couple of minor issues that we reported to the front desk and the issues were resolved promptly. My sister and I will continue to use this property in the future.
We stayed in the Kid's Suite. King bed in one room, and a bunk bed and pull out twin bed in the other room. It was so nice to be able to have two rooms. Having a microwave and mini fridge was great too! We didn't visit the water area because we got in too late then were too busy at Disneyland, but it looked great. It's definitely not a luxury hotel, but you can't get better for the price. Our only complaint was that we left something in the room when we checked out. After Disneyland closed on our day of checkout, we went back to see if we could pick it up. The front desk staff could tell my husband they'd found it, but didn't have a key to get to it. Bummer.
I recently stayed here with my family of 5. We stayed in a 2 queen deluxe room. The beds were really comfortable especially after a long day on your feet at the parks. The pool was excellent, a decent size and a comfortable temperature. The water park was a huge hit with our kids. They didn't want to go back to Disneyland after our afternoon break back at the hotel. We loved that there was a reasonable sized safe in the room for all of our electronics and passports. The walk to the parks was very reasonable even for our young kids. The free parking was a great perk too. The only complaint would be that the rooms need an update, more specifically the bathrooms and maybe a new fridge as on ours, the numbers were worn off and couldn't tell what setting it was on. We would definitely stay here again for a future trip.
We had an excellent stay for two nights .Extremely friendly staff and Clean hotel with good service,you can park - free - also behind the building . The room was good with an excellent bedReception are welcoming and helpful ,
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- Items of a personal nature
- 317 Rooms
- 1 pool
- Castaway Cove and Speedy's Sprayground - children's pool/wet zone
- Wading pool
- 15 person hot tub
- Games room
- Gift shop
- Free parking
- 1 king, 2 double or 2 queen beds
- Hair dryer
Resort Location Map
Howard Johnson Hotel and Water PlaygroundAnaheim,United States
- Hotel Contacts
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1380 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802-2310
Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.
Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.
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Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
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