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Which Anaheim budget hotel is the best one for visiting Disneyland?

Disneyland: A hotel that neither is expensive or has rats.

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted October 20, 2011 at 1:55 PM
If it is adjacent to Disneyland would be better. I would have a car anyways for Universal.


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From Robert Niles
Posted October 20, 2011 at 1:59 PM
No rodents? So the Disneyland, Grand Californian and Paradise Pier are out... ;^)

I've found surprisingly good deals at the Sheraton, even though that's not normally considered a budget brand. Lots of people rave about the HoJo, too, though I've not stayed there.

Our Disneyland Hotels ratings page gives good marks to the Fairfield Inn and Candy Cane Inn, too.

From amy lockland
Posted October 20, 2011 at 5:20 PM
My husband's co worker recommended America's Best Value Inn on Katella. I reluctantly booked a room there for our trip this summer! I almost died when we pulled up, it looked pretty bad! I will say this the price was awesome, the staff was awesome, and it was about a 10 minute walk to the Disney gates! I would not recommend this hotel (more like motel) if you are planning on spending a significant amount of time in your room, but if you are planning on spending most of your time at the parks this is a great deal! They have an outdoor pool that was pretty nice, just don't count on the "continental breakfast" it is literally a box of donuts and coffee!
Hope you have a great time wherever you stay!

From Daniel Etcheberry
Posted October 21, 2011 at 2:01 PM
Good joke Robert :) and thanks for the tip.

Thanks Amy. I will take it in consideration.

From Natalie Neumann
Posted October 25, 2011 at 12:36 PM
We always stay at the Anaheim Plaza which is on the corner of South Harbor and Disney Way. It's not grand in any way but the rooms are clean, they have a nice big pool and the service is great. The manager once told me that they pride themselves on being "a 3 star hotel with 5 star service" and I would totally agree!

From Seth Kubersky
Posted October 26, 2011 at 3:50 PM
I can recommend the Super 8 on west Katella. Not fancy, but clean with a great staff, and only 10 min walk from the park. Much better maintained than the Americas Best Value next door, and a few bucks cheaper. I usually stay for $50 per night with online discounts.

From Samantha de alba
Posted November 23, 2011 at 12:04 AM
I'm pretty picky when I'm traveling with my young children; carpet has to be clean, room has no smell, close to restaurants or room service available, great friendly staff, and lots of activities to keep my kids entertained and enjoy their stay.
My first choice for budget place would be Hilton Hotel by convention center which meet all above I mentioned. Price wise is not bad from $79-$129 on average days. Second choice would be Howard Johnson, then third would be Anabella. Depends on what promotions they have available at the time of booking, I would choose any of these 3. Avoid cheap hotel like Super 8, Anahiem Plaza, or Holiday Inn. I was once got "rob" at Holiday Inn while picking up food at the buffet line during breakfast. No one (staff) willing to help me, I had to demand front desk to call a cop and file a police report.
Well, wherever you're staying just be safe and have fun.

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