Unwrapping Hidden Holiday Magic Throughout Orange County

If you’re staying with us during this holiday season, three iconic destinations within a short drive from Anaheim – Roger’s Gardens in Newport Beach, the Richard Nixon Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, and the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano – are ready to welcome you with their unique holiday flair. Join us as we explore what each destination offers this holiday season.

Put a Little Disney Magic in Your Holidays

As Halloween fades into memory, thoughts turn towards the upcoming holiday season, especially at Disneyland Resort, where the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” will be celebrated from November 10 to January 7, 2024. If you’re planning a holiday visit (and we hope you stay with us here at Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground), here’s what awaits you at “The Happiest Place on Earth” in November and December.

10 reasons to make HoJo Anaheim your home for the holidays

With October in full swing, now is the perfect time to finalize your holiday getaway plans and what better place to stay than HoJo Anaheim?  We’ve put together 10 great reasons to make HoJo your home for the holidays:   Holiday Candy at the front desk Whether you’re checking in, or on the way out […]

Have a ball with HoJo’s magical in-room celebrations!

At HoJo Anaheim, our guests come from all over the world looking to celebrate their special moments in the most amazing way — of course, that almost always means a visit to Disneyland just across the street!  But sometimes you need that extra sprinkling of pixie dust to keep your family’s celebrations going even in […]


Wow this year just flew by! It seems like yesterday I was ringing in the new year in a very foggy showing of World of Color, now it’s the holidays yet again! California Adventure is celebrating its first holiday season since its grand re-opening this past summer, so I wanted to take a look at […]


Ho HoJo! The Holiday Season is in full swing at the Disneyland Resort! Fireworks and “snowfall” occur nightly, and all the stores are decorated to show their Christmas spirit. Our hotel has done its part as well, decorating the front desk, planting beautiful poinsettias and adding a giant Christmas Tree.