Located about a 10-minute walk from Disneyland Resort and a 2-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 5 on-ramp, the Ramada Plaza Anaheim Resort is geared towards business and leisure travellers who require a hotel with an outdoor pool, a free breakfast, meeting/banquet space and easy highway access near Disneyland.
This non-smoking hotel has 105 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering one king or two queen beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a microwave, an in-room safe, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a sitting area and sofabed are also available, and the hotel is wheelchair accessible.
Hotel amenities include a heated outdoor pool, a hot tub, a sauna, a fitness centre, a business centre, meeting/banquet facilities, guest laundry, free parking and a complimentary breakfast.
On-site dining is offered at Ghandi Palace, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, and pets are not permitted.
The Shops at Anaheim Garden Walk a 2-minute walk from the hotel, while the Anaheim Convention Center can be found 4 minutes west by car or 7 minutes away on foot. Downtown Disney District is roughly a 3-minute drive northwestward and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is roughly a 45-minute drive northwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: July 15, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's location, staff, value and rooms.
Numerous reviewers praised the hotel's location, finding it to be within walking distance of Disneyland, as well as close to restaurants, shopping, a grocery store, the highway and the Anaheim Convention Center. One guest noted, "the location was central to some good restaurants and the Disney complexes. We were able to walk everywhere we wanted".
Many guests were pleased with the level of customer service they received, and characterized the staff as friendly, responsive, efficient and knowledgeable about the area.
The hotel's value was also praised by some lodgers, who described the rates as excellent, affordable and well priced. One guest stated, "All in all this is great value for money".
Several lodgers enjoyed the hotel's accommodations. They described their rooms as spacious, clean, well equipped and well maintained, with comfortable beds. It should be noted, however, that some guests had complaints about their rooms (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the rooms.
While the majority of guests were pleased with their clean and well-equipped rooms, some reviewers were disappointed with their accommodations. They reported slow and intermittent Wi-Fi, musty odours, worn decor, plumbing issues and noisy in-room air-conditioning units.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 with a 91% recommendation rate from 1,107 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 4.2 out of 5 from 715 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #11 out of 106 Anaheim hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 378 reviews.
The author called the hotel on July 15, 2013 to verify some information.