4.2 out of 5

With a stay at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground in Anaheim (Disneyland - Anaheim), you'll be minutes from Disney California Adventure® Park and Disneyland®.

This family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of Downtown Disney® District and Anaheim Indoor Marketplace.

Make yourself at home in one of the 303 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including a complimentary water park, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, an arcade/game room, and gift shops/newsstands.

You can enjoy a meal at a restaurant serving the guests of Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground, or find a snack in a coffee shop/café.

Featured amenities include express check-out, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. Public spaces have free WiFi. Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground offers its guests a complimentary water park, a waterslide, and an outdoor pool. A children's pool, a spa tub, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the family-friendly Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground. Self parking is free.

  • 303 guestrooms or units
  • 7 buildings
  • Built in 1965
  • Dining venue
  • Coffee shop
  • 1 conference room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Game room or arcade
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Water park access (complimentary)  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground offers 303 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Anaheim hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

The 7-acre Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground offers 2 separate recreation areas to house its water features. Castaway Cove, the pirate-themed water playground, includes a 30-foot pirate ship (with attendant), a 300-gallon drench bucket, slides, fountains, and water cannons. This area also includes Speedy's Sprayground with a children's pool, fountain play area, and a 15-person spa tub with foot jets.

The Garden Pool, set on another part of the property, offers a heated pool surrounded by gardens, a sundeck, and lounge chairs. Fresh towels are provided at the Garden Pool and at Castaway Cove.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Playground on site 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per day
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

Children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground is listed in the 2014 Travel + Leisure 500.