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Trip Advisor Anaheim Hotel Reviews

March 26th, 2015

Anaheim hotelTake a look at a few reviews from some of our most recent visitors.

CanadaGeese flew in from British Colombia and we were glad to have a few snow birds.

“Best place to stay for Disneyland holiday”

This property is by far the best location when planning your Disney vacation. It is literally right across the street from the main gate…5 minute walk and you are in. It has a continental breakfast but there’s also an ihop next door if you want a change. On the other side of it is a convenience store where you can buy your essentials ie: beer, wine, milk, fruit, snacks, cheaper souvenirs etc. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and the service was great. I will most definitely choose this BW again and recommend it to everyone I know planning a Disneyland vacation.

PatriciaT from Alamo,CA saw just how hard we work to make your vacation the best it can be:

“CLOSE TO EVERYTHING AND COMFY”

Very close to Disneyland. Offers breakfast as early as 6:30 so you can get an early start. Very courteous and helpful staff. The rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable and roomy. The housecleaning will accommodate you and even work around your coming back to hotel to take a nap. They must have someone on service all the time! It is so nice not to have to wait for a shuttle bus to your hotel, but to just be able to walk across the street and you are there.

We love to hear when you have an excellent stay with us and we appreciate you telling others about our top notch service and comfortable rooms. If you have visited with us, be sure to tell everyone about your experience on Trip Advisor and get the word out about what a great Anaheim hotel we are!

Best Irish Pubs in Orange County

March 16th, 2015

Best Irish Pubs in Orange CountyThis St. Patrick’s Day celebrate the Irish in you at one of the best Irish Pubs in Orange County. With a number of places in such a large area, you have to be good to top any of the charts in OC. We love these spots as they have great food, good service, friendly people and best of all, fantastic beer. If you are looking for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow,  you are sure to find it at one of the best Irish pubs in Orange County.

Malarky’s Irish Pub (voted top 5 in Orange County)

The Harp Inn (voted top 5 in Orange County)

Gallagher’s Pub and Grill (voted top 5 in Orange County)

Muldoon’s Irish Pub (voted top 5 in Orange County)

The Auld Dubliner

If you are all out of green or not into rubbing elbows with leprechauns, these hot spots are a great place to visit year round. Head over for a great beer and good food next time you are in town. Be sure to book your Anaheim hotel with us. We make reservations fast and easy with our online reservation system. We look forward to hosting you and helping you toast the Irish on your next visit.

Anaheim Coffee Shops

March 12th, 2015

Anaheim Coffee ShopsDisneyland run you down? Need a little pep in your step to get moving this morning? Check out one of  the amazing Anaheim coffee shops that offer not only a great atmosphere but great coffee blends too!

Stewart’s Coffee Shop: One of the best in the area, this old school diner style coffee shop will bring you back time and time again.

Ink and Bean: The environment is awesome with a cozy quaint feel. The menu keeps it simple just as coffee should be yet still gives you a great selection of fantastic blends.

The Night Owl: A coffee lounge for those who love tea, coffee and starving artists. Featuring local live music, this coffee spot is a little more than just coffee.

Coffee Code: Featuring unique and interesting drinks to put a little pep in your step but without the same boring drink.

It’s a Grind Coffee House: Popular for their Honey almond soy latte, this little gem is at the top of the charts for both locals and visitors.

The Gypsy Den:  Located in the heart of Anaheim, it is a quaint gem allowing you to satisfy your coffee cravings.

With a number of fun, realizing and unique hot spots in the area, Anaheim coffee shops can get you back on your feet and ready for another fun day.

Restaurant Week in OC

March 6th, 2015

Restaurant Week in OCThis week is the one week out of the whole year that all foodies converge on Orange County. Restaurant Week in OC is here and is the biggest yet. After seven amazing years of culinary delight, this year tops the charts in not only the number of participating restaurants but in the most delectable foods. Restaurant Week in OC brings visitors from far and wide as the dine out at some of the top spots in Orange County and not only get great deals but get to try new and exciting dishes as well as new and exciting places. With over 125 participating restaurants this year, there are plenty of options to fit your palate.

Restaurant Week in OC is the perfect time to take the family out at one of the place you have always wanted to try. Grab a friend and try new drink specials at a swanky, upscale restaurant on the coast or head out for an intimate dessert date for two at a local favorites spot. You can’t go wrong with any of the delicious places. To find a list of all the participating restaurants this year, go to http://www.ocrestaurantweek.com/home.html. Help make Restaurant Week in OC another phenomenal year and see all the culinary surprises that our area has to offer.

Another Fantastic Theme Park in Anaheim

February 26th, 2015

theme park in anaheimIf you are looking for a weekend of fun with the kids, we have another fantastic theme park in Anaheim for you right here in Anaheim. LEGOLAND has it all. From theme park fun with rides, games and entertainment to the SEA LIFE aquarium that is 36,000 square feet of water, fish and other interesting creatures plus a water park! LEGOLAND is not only another fantastic theme park but it is a place that you can spend your whole weekend and explore something different everyday.

LEGOLAND features over 60 thrilling rides for kids of all ages. Parents, you aren’t left out. Enjoy roller coasters and the amazing 15,000 LEGO models that are set up throughout the park. You will soon find that LEGOS aren’t just for the kids. When you are tired and need to cool off, just head over to LEGOLAND Water Park.  Slide down any one of the twisting slides, splash in the pool  or just hang out in the sandy beach wading areas with your littlest ones. With LEGO friends splashing about and spraying guests, kids will love interacting and enjoying the creative world of LEGOS.

Get out of the sun and enjoy the SEA LIFE aquarium.  With education, fun and interesting exhibits, kids will be amazed at the sharks, jellyfish and other sea creatures that are swimming around just inches from their faces.

For more information, tickets, park hours, parking and special events, head over to http://california.legoland.com. Also, don’t forget to book your LEGOLAND hotel. We make reservations fast and easy with our online reservations. If you like the personal touch and interaction, feel free to call us and our friendly staff will set you up with a comfortable room and show you what great customer service is all about.

Family Getaway at Knott’s Berry Farm

February 20th, 2015

family getaway at knott's berry farmAre you ready for a fast, affordable trip with the family? We have just the answer for you! Enjoy a family getaway at Knott’s Berry Farm. With something for the whole family, it is the perfect place to enjoy fast action and thrills without breaking the bank.

Knott’s Berry Farm has rides and games for all ages. They little heroes of your family have pint sized rides that keeps the fun and action coming all day long. Enjoy three levels of excitement at just the right size. The more seasoned kids of your crew can have their pick of a number of rides. With everything from roller coasters to extreme thrill seeking adventures, they can graduate to the next level of fun as they choose. Parents, you shouldn’t feel left out. This park is for you too! Hop on any of the rides the kids just have to have you on or go it alone on one of the scariest in the park. This is a family vacation after all so why not take a ride or two as a family?! Knott’s Berry has rides and games that will make the whole troop want to participate.

Go ahead and get your tickets online. It will be so much fun you may even want to get a season pass. They are so affordable you won’t be able to pass them up! While you are at it, be sure to book your family getaway at Knott’s Berry Farm hotel. We can’t wait to roll out the red carpet for you and make you feel at home. Our reservations are simple and easy. Just click on our online reservations and you will be seconds away from your fun family outing.

OC Music Scene – Laguna Beach Music Festival

February 12th, 2015

Music FestivalOrange County has a long list of exciting and fun festivals throughout the year. This weekend, enjoy one of the many festivals that makes our area so great. The Laguna Beach Music festival is four days full of beautiful performances and great musicians blending beautiful and artful classical music with lively contemporary music. Renowned musicians and future stars from our very own area come together to give performances like you have never seen or heard before. Enjoy a variety of music styles from around the world and form each continent in intimate settings and larger venues.

The music begins Thursday evening with wine and hors d’oeuvres as you ming with the musicians and get a taste of the music that is to come throughout the weekend. Friday kicks off the concerts and events. Offering a number of concerts each day and a variety of outreach performances to include Los Angeles Guitar Quartet as well as a performance for kids there is fun waiting for the whole family.

Check the Laguna Beach Music Festival website for the schedule of event. Some performances require reservations due to limited seating so be sure to call ahead of time. Nightly performances have tickets that are available for advance purchase. Tickets, information and much more is all online.

Explore OC On a Budget

January 30th, 2015

OC on a BudgetWith the cost of living on the rise, it is hard to travel these days without breaking the bank. Here at Best Western Park Place Inn and Mini Suites, we understand you work hard for your money that is why we give you the best rates with top notch service. We appreciate that you choose us to be your Anaheim hotel when you are in the area. We also want you to enjoy all that there is to offer here in Orange County which is why we have a few suggestions of things to do that won’t leave a hole in your wallet. Explore OC on a budget without missing out on the fun and excitement.

Enjoy an afternoon hitting some of the iconic spots in Southern California. Huntington Beach Pier has unbelievable sunset views along with great people watching. While you are in the area, head over to Main Street and get caught up in the atmosphere that you won’t find anywhere else. Take a tour of Angels Stadium. Get a chance to see behind the scenes and view the dugout, visitor’s clubhouse, press box and more.

Soak up the sun and get fresh air as you experience some of the amazing parks that Orange County has to offer. With over 40,000 acres of open space you can take a hike, go for an adventurous ride on a mountain bike or get a spectacular view from 400 feet in the air with a balloon ride at Great Park. Explore history as you cruise across the harbor on the Balboa Island Ferry. The ferry has been transporting passengers since 1919 and is still going strong. Orange County is full of exciting things to do and the best part, many of them are budget friendly.

Whale Watching Cruise

January 21st, 2015

Whale Watching CruiseIf you have not seen whales up close and personal, now is your time. Dana Point is the perfect day trip to do a little whale watching and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Orange County’s coast line. With several outfits offering whale watching cruises you can find the perfect whale watching cruise to fit your schedule and budget.

Dana Warf has a number of cruse options and also has package deals to suit your interest. Davey’s Locker has been touring visitors for over 40 years. Proudly, they claim the most sightings for a whale watching cruise. Newport Landing Whale Watching invites their guests on a 65 foot ship that has not only indoor and outdoor seating but also a sun deck upstairs to give you the optimal viewing angle.

No matter your whale watching cruise guide, you are sure to have an enjoyable and memorable time with your family at Dana Point. Bring your camera and get ready for memories that will last a lifetime. Don’t pass up this opportunity to view marine life up close and personal. After your excursion, relax and get a good night’s sleep right here at Best Western PLUS Park Place Inn and Mini Suites. We look forward to treating you like family and rolling the red carpet out as we make you feel at home while you are away from home.

Star Wars Half Marathon at Disneyland

January 15th, 2015

Star Wars Half Marathon At DisneylandThe marathons aren’t over just yet. This weekend is the Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend. With fun for all ages, this is the perfect weekend event for the family.

The fun begins with a character-filled welcome party. Buy your tickets today for the Wookie Welcome Party featuring a dessert reception, special admission to select rides and your favorite characters. Both Star Wars characters and classic Disney characters will be in attendance. Hop on Space Mountain without a line and Star Tours (Buzz Lightyear Astro Blaster) to add to the fun.

Races are each day beginning Friday morning with the Star Wars 5K. Saturday at 5:30 am is the Star Wars 10 K followed by the Kids Races at 9:00 am. Sunday morning’s Star Wars Half Marathon closes out the events for the weekend. While all races are sold out, there is still room for spectators and members of the ChEAR Squad. Sign up online and get more information about the ChEAR Squad at .

The races are set rain or shine so grab your posters, Mickey ears and line the race route to cheer on the runners.

You won’t find a hotel closer than us. We are proud to not only be your Disneyland Hotel, but your closest spot to Disneyland Park and all of the fun that awaits you this weekend.

 

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