Wondering where to stay on your trip to Southern California? Here is my review of Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel which will help you decide if this hotel is right for your family!

Where to Stay in Southern California Knott's Berry Farm Hotel Review

Complimentary accommodations were provided to my family. All opinions are my own.

 

Southern California is probably my family’s top vacation destination. We visit constantly. Mostly because it is within driving distance for us, and there is so much to do!

 

Outside view of Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

I am always looking for nice, quality, hotels to stay on our visits that are also affordable. So when we had to chance to stay at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel, I knew we couldn’t pass it up.

 

If you will be in the area, make sure to check out my recommendations on things to do in Southern California with kids and where to eat in Orange County.

 

Front Desk of Knott's Berry Farm Hotel where to stay in Southern California

 

About Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel

 

Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel is a full-service convention hotel located right next to Knott’s Berry Farm theme park.

 

With 320 guest rooms and an entire Snoopy-themed wing, there is something for everyone and every family.

 

Knott's Berry Farm Hotel Lobby

 

If you are a large family or are traveling with multiple families, you can connect 3 rooms together to accommodate up to 12 guests!

 

Room Types at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel

 

There are 5 different hotel room options at Knott”s Berry Farm Hotel. Let’s go over each of them to see what might work for you.

 

Make up remover wipes from Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

Camp Snoopy Two Queen

 

The Camp Snoopy rooms at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel are adorable! Your kids will love all of the decorations and extra touches in these rooms.

 

Camp Snoopy Room Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

Another perk of choosing a Camp Snoopy room is that Snoopy himself will stop by to tuck in your kids each night and you will receive two Snoopy plush toys to take home with you. Talk about a fun experience for your family!

 

Here is what you will get with a Camp Snoopy Two Queen Room:

 

  • Personal visit from Snoopy to tuck kids in
  • Special Snoopy-themed decorations
  • 300 Square Feet
  • Two Queen Size Beds
  • Cable TV / Flatscreen
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-Room Safe
  • Maximum Occupancy: 4

 

Entrance sign for Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

Single Queen Room

 

The single Queen Room at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel is great for on or two people who want to have a quick get away to Southern California.

 

Here are the room specifications:

 

  • 280 Square Feet
  • One Queen Size Bed
  • Cable TV / Flatscreen
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-Room Safe
  • Maximum Occupancy: 2

 

Lobby of Knott's Berry Farm Hotel Where to stay in Southern California

 

Single King Room

 

I love that the single king room at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel includes a sleeper chair! This would be the perfect room for a young family of three.

 

My boys used to love being able to “transform” furniture into a bed, and I loved having a large king size bed!

 

Here are the room specifications:

 

  • 300 Square Feet
  • One King Size Bed
  • Sleeper Chair
  • Cable TV / Flatscreen
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-Room Safe
  • Maximum Occupancy: 4

 

Two Queen Beds Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

Standard Queen

 

The standard queen room at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel is a great option for up to four people. 

 

Standard Queen Room specifications:

 

  • 300 Square Feet
  • Two Queen Beds
  • Cable TV / Flatscreen
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-Room Safe
  • Maximum Occupancy: 4

 

Pull out couch oversize queen room Knott's Berry Farm Hote

 

Oversized Two Queen Room

 

As a family of 5, the oversized two queen room is what worked for us. This room can sleep up to six guests and is so spacious!

 

We brought our Nintendo game system with us and my boys had plenty of room to bounce around during our down time.

 

Wet Bar area of oversized Queen Room at Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

Oversized Two Queen Room specifications:

 

  • 400 Square Feet
  • Two Queen Beds
  • Sleeper Sofa
  • Cable TV / Flatscreen
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-Room Safe
  • Wet Bar
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Maximum Occupancy: 6

 

Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

 

Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel Amenities

 

Staying at a full-service definitely has some advantages. The amenities offered at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel are amazing!

 

Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel Pool, Spa & Splash Pad

 

Pool Rules at Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

Although we visited Buena Park, California in December, we still took advantage of the pool area.

 

Large pool at Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

The swimming pools is very large and was not overcrowded. My kids had a great time swimming around.

 

Water playground at Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

Another thing that they loved was the splash pad. It was a blast watching them run through the spraying water and splashing each other.

 

Lounge chairs at Knott's Berry Farm Hotel Pool

 

There are plenty of chairs to lounge around in the sun as well. It was easy for me to rest in the chairs while still being able to supervise them while they were playing.

 

 

Basketball & Tennis Court at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel

 

Lighted Basketball and Tennis Courts at Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

My 12-year-old was most excited for the lighted basketball court at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel. He even brought his basketball with us all the way from Utah!

 

Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel Fitness Center

 

The fitness center at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel is larger than most hotels I’ve stayed at.

 

Fitness Center Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

There are more than enough cardio machines to accommodate hotel guests including treadmills and elliptical machines.

 

Fitness Center Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

There are quite a few weight lifting machines as well, but I loved that they also had a large variety of free weights!

 

The fitness center at Knott's Berry Farm Hotel is larger than most hotels I've stayed at.

 

It makes it really easy to burn off all of the calories consumed at the park during the day.

 

Guest Laundry Room

 

Knott's Berry Farm Guest Laundry

 

If you have traveled with kids at all, you know that they are messy. It doesn’t matter if I pack extra clothes or not, we always need something washed.

 

Knott's Berry Farm Guest Laundry

 

I love that Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel offers washers and dryers for guests to use. I usually pack a couple of Tide Pods and a couple of dryer sheets so I’ll be ready for the inevitable!

 

Complimentary (Free) Shuttle to Disneyland

 

If a visit to Disneyland is on your agenda, Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel offers you a complimentary ride two and from the Disneyland Resort.

 

Knott's Berry Farm Hotel Complimentary Shuttle to Disneyland

 

To take advantage of this perk, just schedule your drop off and pick up times with the front desk.

 

Proximity to Knott’s Berry Farm

 

No trip to Southern California is complete without a visit to Knott’s Berry Farm theme park.

 

Walkway from Knott's Berry Farm Hotel to Knott's Berry Farm with Ghost Rider Roller Coaster

 

Fortunately, staying at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel puts you right in the middle of the action.

 

It is an easy five minute walk from the hotel to the entrance gate of the park.

 

Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner Restaurant

 

The hotel’s proximity to the park is convenient if you want to take a mid-day nap or if you want to have dinner at Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant. Some of the best fried chicken I’ve ever had!

 

On-Site Restaurant

 

Amber Waves Restaurant in Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

Speaking of food, the Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel has a full service restaurant right on site called, Amber Waves Restaurant and Bar.

 

Amber Waves offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner conveniently located in the main lobby of the hotel.

 

Amber Waves Restaurant Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

Breakfast 

 

On our visit, we were treated to the breakfast buffet before our day at Knott’s Berry Farm theme park, and it was delicious!

 

Amber Waves Breakfast Menu

 

They offered a variety of both warm and cold breakfast items.

 

There was a yogurt station complete with assorted toppings. There were also yummy pastries and a few different cold cereals to choose from.

 

Amber Waves Restaurant Breakfast Buffet

 

The buffet also included an entire table filled with hot items like scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, french toast, and biscuits and gravy.

 

Lunch & Dinner

 

One of the great advantages of eating at Amber Waves Restaurant is that kids under 11 eat free with a paying adult every day for lunch and dinner!

 

Snoopy greeting guests at Amber Waves Restaurant in Buena Park California

 

And Snoopy even makes an appearance to greet guests nightly from 6:00 – 6:30 and again from 7:00 – 7:30. He might even show up for breakfast! He did on our visit.

 

Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel Prices

 

In my opinion, the price of a stay at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel is very reasonable, especially considering the amenities I spoke about above.

 

From what I saw, the price of a standard room that sleeps 4 is around $100 per night.

 

A boy with Snoopy Ears at Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

Of course, this price will go up if you are visiting during a peak time of the year. The price will also be affected by which room you choose for your family.

 

For more information and to check out current prices and hotel packages, visit Knott’s Berry Farm.com.

 

Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel Review

 

So, after experiencing all of the amenities at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel, would I recommend this hotel?

 

The answer is, yes. I would definitely stay at Knott’s Berry Farm hotel again with my family. With all of the you receive for the price, this hotel is great!

 

Snoopy meet and greet Knott's Berry Farm Hotel

 

If you’ll be visiting Knott’s Berry Farm theme park, especially for more than one day, than staying at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel is a no-brainer for me.

 

I hope I have given you an idea of what it is like to stay at Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel. If you have any questions, feel free to comment down below!