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Penny Sleeper Inn

Reviewer's Name:

Mitch Laing

Reviewer's Email Address:

Date(s) of Stay:

March 11-13 2001

Disney Resort:

Disneyland (California)


Anaheim Area

Ease of Disney Park Access:

No reason to Drive

Complimentary Park Shuttle Available?


Park Shuttle Comments:

Shuttle runs every 1/2 hour and only handles 2 other close hotels. It is very fast and convenient. (Driver saw us flag it when leaving DL and pulled over and waited! We tipped)


1441 So. Manchester Ave (turn at Acapulco Cantina on Harbor)

Phone Number:

(714) 991-8100

Facility Type:


Accommodation Used:

Standard Room / Studio

Accommodations Review:

Small room, bed, TV, small table and chair, basic bath area. 1 Bar of Soap, two towels and 2 wash cloths. Water pressure was decent and hot was Hot. For some reason the carpets just didn't look all that clean, odds and ends were left after cleaning.

Rate/Night (for your stay):

$49 night

# of Restaurants/Lounges:


Restaurant/Lounge Review:

Acapulco Cantina easy walk, as is McDonald's. Others nearby.

Amenities / Facilities / Activities Available:

Pool, Laundry, Non-Smoking Rooms Available,    

Pool Description/Comments:

Just your basic small pool. Saw plenty of kids in it.

Other Comments:

I expected more for some reason, but you get what you pay for. $39 is about right but I didn't have coupons so paid $49. Had to switch room 2 times for various reasons.

Continental Breakfast was minimal, OJ was empty both days, and it's Only 1 small Sweet roll or muffin allowed. Coffee, Milk and Cereal was available, as was toast.

The freeway noise wasn't bad in the inside of complex room. You really can't fault the place, especially with the Shuttle service*. I went back to the room mid-day, had a beer, showered and relaxed, then returned for evening of DCA lights. (*Twice our shuttle was leaving Disney and they saw someone flag it and pulled over to wait!)

Don't know if Pets are official, but I saw some people walking pets in the parking lot. Bring a travel alarm, no clocks, except on the TV. Airport, The Big Orange Block and Buena Park Mall shuttles came by. There is a small video arcade for kids, and TV has HBO and Disney.

Located behind the upteen story Fairfield Inn with I-5 and Airport Transportation Center on the other sides. HoJo's is on the other side of Transport Center.


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