Located next to Disneyland and about a 2-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 5 on-ramp, the Hotel Menage is geared towards travellers who prefer a hotel with an outdoor pool, on-site dining and easy highway access.
Each of this non-smoking hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms and suites offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk, an iron and a hair dryer. Rooms with a living area and a sofabed and themed suites with a dining area are also available, as are wheelchair-accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include a 24-hour outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, meeting/banquet facilities, a business centre, laundry services and vending machines. On-site dining is offered at American Tavern Eatery & Drink, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, and the hotel also offers two bars.
A Disneyland shuttle for $5 per day, per person is also available (please contact the hotel for details). Pets are permitted for an additional $25 per pet, per day, plus a $25 deposit per pet, per stay. Self-parking is $10 per day.
Anaheim Convention Center is about a 7-minute drive from the hotel, while Downtown Disney can be found 20 minutes away on foot. Adventureland is a 3-minute drive away and John Wayne Airport (SNA) is 15 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, self-parking $10/night, pets $25/pet/day + $25 deposit per pet/stay, $5 Disneyland shuttle/person/day, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: October 2, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's staff, food and rooms.
Many lodgers were pleased with the level of customer service they received, characterizing the staff as helpful, friendly and efficient.
The hotel's restaurant was praised by numerous reviewers, who described it as amazing, great and reasonably priced. One patron noted, "The food is out of this world. As a matter of fact, the food at the hotel would rival or better any of the 4 & 5 star resorts we have been to".
Several guests enjoyed their accommodations at the hotel. They described their rooms as clean, spacious and nicely decorated, with great views of the Disneyland fireworks and comfortable beds. Some travellers criticized their lodgings, however (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few complaints about the rooms and noise transfer.
Although several guests were pleased with their clean and spacious rooms, some lodgers were disappointed with aspects of their accommodations. They reported uncomfortable beds, difficulty with Wi-Fi connectivity, no in-room mini-fridges or microwaves and outdated bathrooms.
Some guests complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported highway noise, noise from guests in adjacent rooms, early morning housekeeping noise and noise in rooms near the elevators.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.9 out of 5 with a 81% recommendation rate from 3,675 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #31 of 108 Anaheim hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 1,136 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.6 out of 10 from 76 reviews.
The author called the hotel on October 2, 2013 to verify some information.