Located about a 15-minute walk from Disneyland and 4-minute drive from the nearest Santa Ana Freeway on-ramp, the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort is geared towards business and vacation travellers who require a hotel with easy highway access within walking distance of Disneyland.
This hotel has 490 air-conditioned guest rooms and suites, each offering cable TV, a coffeemaker, a mini-fridge, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a separate bedroom and living room are also available, as are rooms with wheelchair accessibility. Wi-Fi is an additional $9.95 per day.
Hotel amenities include an outdoor pool, hot tub, a fitness room, a business centre, meeting/conference facilities, a bar/lounge, guest laundry and a gift shop. One pet per room (up to 40 lbs)
is permitted for an additional $50 per stay and self-parking is $15 per day. There is also a poolside bar.
This hotel also offers a Disney Desk, which can assist guests in acquiring tickets to Disney attractions, and a scheduled shuttle to Disneyland attractions (charges apply).
On-site dining is offered at Morton's Steakhouse (serving dinner Monday through Sunday), Overland Stage Southwestern Grill and BBQ Company (serving dinner daily), the Pool Bar (serving lunch and dinner daily), Cafasia (serving snacks daily from 6:45 am to 10:45 pm) and Molly's Kitchen (serving breakfast and lunch daily).
Anaheim Convention Center is adjacent to the hotel, while Crystal Cathedral can be found 6 minutes away by car. The Shops at Anaheim GardenWalk are roughly a 5-minute drive or 10-minute walk northeastward.
San Diego is about a 1-hour and 35-minute drive away, while Los Angeles is about 35 to 60 minutes away by car, depending on traffic. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is about a 40-minute drive northwest. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Wi-Fi $9.95/day, self-parking $15/day, 1 pet/room permitted for $50/stay, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: June 20, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with much praise going to the hotel's rooms, location and staff.
Numerous guests were pleased with their accommodations. They described their rooms as spacious, clean, well equipped and nicely furnished, with great views of the Disneyland fireworks, good water pressure and comfortable beds and linens.
The hotel's location was praised by many reviewers, who found it close to Disneyland parks, restaurants, highway access and the Anaheim Convention Center. One guest noted that it was not only a great location for guests interested in Disney attractions, but also for anyone looking to make day trips into LA or San Diego.
Several lodgers offered compliments to the hotel's staff, characterizing them as friendly, efficient and attentive. One reviewer remarked, "We have now stayed at this hotel twice and can say nothing but great things about the staff and management".
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the value and noise transfer.
Some guests were disappointed with the hotel's value. They complained about the additional charges for parking and Wi-Fi, and also complained there was no free breakfast or free shuttle offered.
Noise disruptions were mentioned by a few patrons, who reported noise in rooms located near the elevators and ice machines, as well as noise from children running unattended in the hallways.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #14 of 106 Anaheim hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 849 reviews.
guest reviews rated the hotel 4.3 out of 5 with a 91% recommendation rate from 674 reviews. Booking.com
guest reviews rated the hotel 8.2 out of 10 from 103 reviews.The author called the hotel on June 20, 2013 to verify some information.