Book your room at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground
Pirate-themed water playground by Disneyland® Resort
Located across from Disney's California Adventure and Disneyland® Resort, this family-friendly hotel has beautifully landscaped courtyards and pool areas; the Anaheim Convention Center is 2 blocks away.
Fireworks and fountains
Amenities at this Howard Johnson Plaza include a water playground with a 30-foot pirate ship, which offers prime views of the Disneyland® Resort fireworks; a spa tub; and a separate swimming pool. Free self parking is available.
All of the essentials
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Anaheim Resort guestrooms offer refrigerators, 1-cup coffeemakers, triple-sheeted beds, laptop safes, and complimentary wireless Internet access.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground
At your hotel
This Howard Johnson is literally across the street from Disney's California Adventure and Disneyland®. The hotel, built in 1965, contains 7 buildings from 2 to 7 stories high, and is a favorite with families and vacationers attracted to spacious rooms and reliable service. Some of the upper rooms that face the theme park offer primetime views of evening fireworks displays (on Friday and Saturday evenings in the off-season and nightly during the summer).
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Anaheim Resort buildings are separated by beautifully landscaped courtyards, affording privacy as well as lots of room for families to linger and kids to run around. The Castaway Cove pirate-themed water playground, Speedy's Sprayground children's pool area, and Garden Pool, provide outdoor water recreation for guests of all ages. Complimentary access to a waterpark is also offered. Kids also take advantage of the video game room.
Additional features include 2 coin-operated laundry facilities, Mimi's Café and bar which are just across the street from the hotel, complimentary self-parking and handicapped parking are available only during stay. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel, and complimentary Internet kiosks are located in the lobby and there is shopping on site.
- 24-hour front desk
- Arcade/game room
- Year Built 1965
- Coffee shop or café
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Water park access (complimentary)
- Total number of rooms - 303
- Laundry facilities
- Free self parking
- Shopping on site
- Spa tub
- Free Wi-Fi
- Multilingual staff
- Number of buildings/towers - 7
- Children's pool
- Outdoor pool
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Park your car
Free self parking
In your room
- Air conditioning
- Premium TV channels
- Cable TV service
- Coffee/tea maker
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Iron/ironing board
- Free Wi-Fi
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
Eat and drink
Mimi's Café - The hotel's partner restaurant is located close by the hotel. New Orleans-inspired cuisine including salads, sandwiches, pizzas, and pastas. Indoor and outdoor seating. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and bar. Children's menu and healthy menu available. Room service during limited hours.
The 7-acre Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Anaheim Resort 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
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible path of travel
- Braille or raised signage
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
The fine print for Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
We should mention
Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.