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GASTRO ADVENTURES: DISNEY DINING AT GOOFY’S KITCHEN

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Hello again! We’re back to give you another review of some of the Character Dining options available to you and your family during your stay with us at the HoJo! Last time we visited Storyteller’s Cafe located in the Grand Californian Hotel. For our second character meal experience we chose Goofy’s Kitchen which continues to be one of the more popular restaurants in the resort when it comes to character dining. Compared to the Storyteller’s Cafe, Goofy’s Kitchen had a better food selection that is sure to appeal to everyone in the family. Continue reading

GUEST BLOG: DIVE INTO FUN AT THE HOJO (PART V)

No one blends brilliant photography and detailed Disneyland Resort information better than Andy Castro. Andy is a Southern California native and has been photographing the Disney parks for years. He also provides insider information on enhancements, refurbishments, remodels and merchandise at the Disney parks. Andy’s weekly blog, Dateline Disneyland, is regarded as one the most visually impressive and informative blogs covering the Disneyland Resort. We are proud to count Andy as a close friend of the Anaheim HoJo!

Andy wrote a recent blog feature series about the history of the Howard Johnson. Here is the fifth part in the series on the long history of HoJo and Disneyland which began in 1965:

Celebrating 50 Years of  “Retro Family Fun” at HoJo Anaheim

As you know from our last visit to the HoJo, the iconic Anaheim hotel is a top-ranked family destination recognized throughout the industry. One of the reasons the HoJo is so popular with families is not only because it’s just an 8-minute walk to Disneyland, but because of its many water features that help its guests beat the heat during Anaheim’s warm summers. After all, what’s better than taking a break from the parks and relaxing poolside? Today we’ll take a closer look at HoJo Anaheim’s many water features that keep guests from around the world coming back over and over again.

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GASTRO ADVENTURES: DISNEY DINING AT STORYTELLERS CAFE

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Hello everyone! Tommy here with a Disney Dining review. First up is Storyteller’s Cafe. This dining experience is located at the Grand Californian Hotel. If this is a stand alone trip, the Grand validates parking for up to 3 hours. Otherwise, the restaurant is a 20 minute walk from the Howard Johnson Anaheim. My wife and I were pretty hungry when we showed up and we certainly got our fill. The experience can be pricey at $27.99 per adult and $12.99 for kids at the time of this writing.

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GUEST BLOG: MEET THE LEGENDARY HOJO STAFF (PART IV)

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No one blends brilliant photography and detailed Disneyland Resort information better than Andy Castro. Andy is a Southern California native and has been photographing the Disney parks for years. He also provides insider information on enhancements, refurbishments, remodels and merchandise at the Disney parks. Andy’s weekly blog, Dateline Disneyland, is regarded as one the most visually impressive and informative blogs covering the Disneyland Resort. We are proud to count Andy as a close friend of the Anaheim HoJo!

Andy wrote a recent blog feature series about the Howard Johnson. Here is the fourth part in the series on the long history of HoJo and Disneyland which began in 1965:

 Celebrating 50 Years of “Retro Family Fun” at HoJo Anaheim

One thing that can make or break a successful stay at a hotel, is the guests’ experience with the staff. That responsibility falls squarely on the shoulders of the front-line staff: the front desk, the housekeepers, the groundskeepers, or the roving managers. Every front-line staff member has contact with a guest at some point. It is how those staff members interact with guests that counts. Well, this interaction at the HoJo is legendary. Let’s take some time to meet and get to know some of these staffers that make HoJo an historic star among the Disneyland area hotels.

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GUEST BLOG: HOJO IS AMAZINGLY CLOSE TO DISNEYLAND (PART III)

No one blends brilliant photography and detailed Disneyland Resort information better than Andy Castro. Andy is a Southern California native and has been photographing the Disney parks for years. He also provides insider information on enhancements, refurbishments, remodels and merchandise at the Disney parks. Andy’s weekly blog, Dateline Disneyland, is regarded as one the most visually impressive and informative blogs covering the Disneyland Resort. We are proud to count Andy as a close friend of the Anaheim HoJo!

Andy wrote a recent blog feature series about the history of the Howard Johnson. Here is the third part in the series on the long history of HoJo and Disneyland which began in 1965:

 Celebrating 50 Years of “Retro Family Fun” at HoJo Anaheim

You really can’t beat watching Disneyland fireworks from your balcony, seeing the Monorail pass by poolside, or walking less than 10 minutes from your hotel before stepping onto Main Street, U.S.A. — and for nearly 50 years guests of the Howard Johnson Anaheim have enjoyed these luxuries thanks to the HoJo’s incredible location.

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