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Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel & Water Playground

1380 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802

About Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel & Water Playground

Splash about at this family-favorite hotel—with its water playground—just minutes from Disneyland Read More

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Read our full review including what we love, notable facts, tips and things to keep in mind!
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Amenities

  • Suites
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service

Disneyland® Resort 0.4mi
John Wayne Airport (SNA) 9.9mi
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) 34.3mi
Universal Studios Hollywood™ 37.3mi
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FROG FAMILY REVIEW
Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel & Water Playground*

What we love

  • Good location 7 to 10 minutes from Disneyland® Resort
  • Interior corridors and larger, landscaped property gives it a more upscale feel
  • Castaway Cove water playground that includes pirate ship with slides, cargo net climb, 200-gallon drench bucket and heated pool
  • Parking and wifi are free
  • Rooms include mini-fridges and microwaves
  • Standard rooms with 2 double beds or 2 queen beds sleep up to 5

Keep in Mind

  • No in-room dining, although there is an on-site convenience store, and many restaurant chains are nearby
  • Some standard rooms offer 2 doubles and others offer 2 queens Queen with jr. bunk bed room is quite small at 269 sq. ft. and only sleeps 4
  • Most rooms offer balconies—request it if it's a priority
  • There is an additional charge for a rollaway beds
  • Some top-floor rooms have arching windows that don't have curtains
  • Some buildings don't have elevators; request the ground floor or a building with an elevator if it's a priority"

Frog Family Tips

  • Book a standard room with 2 queens if you want the additional bed space
  • Book your preferred room type; there are many options
  • Request a building furthest from the freeway if you're concerned about noise

Best For

  • Families, especially larger families, who want a fun pool option for the tadpoles and to be close to Disneyland

*The views and opinions expressed here are those of Undercover Tourist.

Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel & Water Playground Information

The Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel has plenty of fun, relaxation and amenities for the whole family to enjoy! With an on-site pirate water playground, close proximity to Disneyland® Resort and quick and table service dining options, it's no surprise families continue to choose Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel for their Disneyland vacation!

Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel & Water Playground Amenities

General Resort Info:
  • Check-in/Check-out - 4:00 p.m./12:00 p.m.
  • 303 guest rooms and suites
  • 7 floors in main building
  • Accessible rooms available
  • Non-smoking establishment
  • Buildings offer elevators and interior corridors
  • Pets not allowed (service animals allowed)
In Each Room:
  • Bunk beds (certain rooms)
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Cable Television
  • Coffee maker
  • Balcony (most rooms)
  • In-room safe
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free toiletries
  • Cribs available
  • Rollaway beds available upon request (fee)

Dining at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel & Water Playground:

  • 1 Quick service location - Main St. Market
  • 1 Table service restaurant - Mimi's Cafe
  • Room service

Recreation at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel & Water Playground:

  • Castaway Cove - water playground featuring slides, water cannons and a pirate ship
  • Speedy's Playgorund - splash fountains and toddler pool with beach-style entry
  • Whirlpool
  • Garden Pool - secluded swimming pool surrounded by gardens and trees
  • Game room

Transportation:

  • Free self-parking

Other Services:

  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Vending machines
  • Free iMac internet stations with printing

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