Howard Johnson Buena Park/Near Knotts Berry Farm

7039 Orangethorpe AvenueBuena Park90621USA
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About Howard Johnson Buena Park/Near Knotts Berry Farm

Stay five minutes’ drive from Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak City theme parks at Howard Johnson Buena Park/Near Knott’s Berry Farm. It offers economy hotel accommodation with free Wi-Fi throughout and free truck parking about one mile from California’s Santa Ana Freeway.

Unpretentious air-conditioned rooms feature an en suite bathroom with hairdryer, coffee-maker, microwave, fridge, free newspaper, ironing facilities and a safe. Spacious suites add kitchenettes and sofa-beds. Accessible rooms are also offered.

Facilities include a 24-hour reception, outdoor swimming pool with hot-tub, business center, courtyard with barbecue grill, meeting space and a launderette. Children can stay free.

A complimentary continental breakfast is included and there are eateries like fast food joints and Asian restaurants within five minutes’ walk.

Howard Johnson Inn Buena Park/Near Knott’s Berry Farm is about 30 minutes’ drive from downtown Los Angeles and several Pacific Ocean beaches. Disneyland Park is about ten minutes’ drive away.


7039 Orangethorpe Avenue, Buena Park, CA, 90621, USA
Telephone: +1(714)5219220 | Fax: +1(714)5216706 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Handy location close to theme parks

Theme park visitors were in their element at this hotel as they were about five minutes' drive from Knott's Berry Farm and Knott's Soak City, while Disneyland Resort was about ten minutes' drive away. Visitors also welcomed the choice of dining options in the immediate vicinity. Motorists said it was easily accessible by car and about one mile from Interstate 5, which enabled straightforward access to area beaches, shopping malls and attractions.

Pleasant staff

Customer service standards at this property impressed many reviewers, who often said they dealt with friendly, helpful and professional personnel.

Clean, comfy and affordable rooms

Many reviewers said they found the rooms basic but appealing, appreciating the way they were well-equipped with microwaves, fridges and coffee-makers. The rooms were reportedly clean, spacious and comfortable enough for a short stay. The inviting swimming pool and courtyard had plenty of admirers as did perks like the free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast. Visitors often said the usually competitively-priced rooms were fair value for money.

Negative Reviews

Nuisance smells and noises

Stale odors in certain areas of the building were bothersome for some reviewers. Elsewhere, light sleepers occasionally blamed thin walls for enabling them to hear noises from neighboring rooms and corridors.

Maintenance and cleanliness could be better

Despite many reviewers saying they enjoyed a pleasant stay in sufficiently cleaned and well-maintained accommodation, there were critics who sometimes took issue with cleanliness and maintenance standards. Outdated decor, dim lighting and aging air-conditioning were among guests' maintenance complaints. Critics also noted cleanliness issues like insufficiently cleaned bathrooms, mold, stained bedding or dust in some rooms.

Claims of unreliable free Wi-Fi

The free Wi-Fi access was a popular feature for many reviewers, although there were occasional claims that the network suffered from sluggish speeds and patchy coverage.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1764 reviews across the web
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7.1 out of 10 based on 1764 reviews