Keep the magic going when you visit Walt Disney World® Resort by booking a stay at their onsite properties, including Disney’s Contemporary Resort (pictured; © Disney).
Updated Feb. 17, 2021
At Walt Disney World® Resort, there’s no better way to stay in the magic than by booking a stay at a Disney Resort hotel. Not only will you have convenient and easy access close to the action at Magic Kingdom® Park, EPCOT®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, but you can also enjoy a variety of amazing amenities and extras for guests!
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Resort benefits include early access to FastPass+ planning (up to 60 days before arrival versus 30 days), additional time at Disney’s theme parks via Extra Magic Hours, optional Disney dining plans, and complimentary MagicBands, transportation and parking. Walt Disney World Resort is also prioritizing guest safety with enhanced health and sanitization measures designed to protect you, including face-mask and social-distancing requirements, reduced capacity, and more.
With more than 25 Disney Resort hotels, there are accommodations for nearly every family size and budget. From rooms that bring fantasy and adventure to life, to family suites, and villas and cabins that sleep five or more, staying at a Disney Resort hotel is the best way to get the most from your Walt Disney World® Resort vacation.
Please note: Depending on the timing of your visit, some experiences may be temporarily modified or closed. Learn more about healthy travel and what’s open in Orlando, and check with your favorite Disney venues for their current status.
This is arguably Walt Disney World Resort’s most iconic property — in part because of direct monorail service to Magic Kingdom Park and EPCOT that travels through the interior. This ultra-modern retreat is conveniently located across from Magic Kingdom Park and offers dazzling pools, spectacular views and magical experiences for the whole family. Dining options are stellar, too, including the famous California Grill and Chef Mickey’s, the latter of which features an all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet with Mickey and friends.
Right next door, Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort offers unique accommodations, including studio and one- and two-bedroom villas.
Victorian elegance meets the best in modern sophistication at this Deluxe Resort. This timeless property is one stop away from Magic Kingdom Park on board the Walt Disney World Monorail. Experience the AAA Five Diamond Award-winning Victoria & Albert’s, the Southern Europe-influenced Citricos and other acclaimed dining choices. Guests can also visit Senses — A Disney Spa for the ultimate in pampering, or charter the Grand 1 Yacht for epic aquatic adventures, among other amenities.
The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is also situated along the shores of Seven Seas Lagoon with deluxe studios and one- and two-bedroom villas.
Celebrate the spirit of the South Pacific at this oasis of tropical palms and Disney hospitality. Say “Aloha” to several uniquely themed rooms and accommodations throughout the resort. This island paradise is an easy ride to Magic Kingdom Park on board the Walt Disney World Monorail.
Naturally, this resort serves up Polynesian flavors at its onsite dining options, such as ‘Ohana (offering character dining) and Disney’s Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show. Recreation includes swimming, boating, jogging and more.
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is the perfect option for those who love the great outdoors, thanks to a bubbling hot spring in the lobby, an onsite geothermal “geyser,” recreational activities that include bike and boat rentals, and more. After you’ve worked up an appetite, dig into hearty fare at Whispering Canyon Cafe and Artist Point, among other options. This resort offers many unique villas and accommodations.
Not exciting enough? Consider a cabin or even a campsite at the nearby Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground! Nestled on 750 acres of pine and cypress forest, this resort evokes the beauty of the American frontier and features unique experiences that only Disney can provide.
These sister properties share Stormalong Bay, an aquatic recreation area with three lagoon areas, a waterslide and other imaginative features. Both Deluxe Resorts pay tribute to New England beach towns and are located steps away from EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios! They also have themed, onsite dining, such as Ale & Compass at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort.
Disney’s Beach Club Villas is another option that includes studios and one- and two-bedroom villas with Cape May-inspired theming.
Choose from 352 guestrooms and 20 suites at this Deluxe Resort adjacent to Disney’s BoardWalk, where entertainment and dining includes Flying Fish, Trattoria al Forno, the Atlantic Dance Hall nightclub, Jellyrolls dueling piano bar and more. The inn is complemented by Disney’s BoardWalk Villas, which has one-, two- and three-bedroom villas.
Both properties are modeled after 1930s-era Atlantic City and are conveniently located steps away from EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. In addition to an appropriately themed pool and amenities, Disney Skyliner transportation is available to guests.
Moderate & Value Resorts
In addition to Deluxe Resorts and Deluxe Villas, the EPCOT area has the Moderate-tier Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort and Value-tier Disney’s Pop Century Resort. And now, guests can experience a fun way to travel to EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios via Disney Skyliner gondolas! A Disney Skyliner gondola station is conveniently available at both resorts.
Disney’s Pop Century Resort serves as a time capsule to 20th century pop culture, with buildings and furnishings inspired by the 1950s through 1990s. Located near the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, this property also has three pools, a playground, an arcade and other fun features.
Styled after a kraal African village, this Deluxe Resort is decked out with hand-carved furnishings and African art, while a massive fireplace beckons you to the lobby. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge also has numerous Africa-themed eateries, including Jiko — The Cooking Place and Boma — Flavors of Africa. More importantly, you can watch real, wild animals stroll around three 11-acre savannahs, including giraffes, gazelles, wildebeests and others!
Moderate & Value Resorts
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is a Moderate-tier resort near Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This re-imagined resort celebrates the daring spirit of the great Spanish explorers. Discover the newly opened Gran Destino Tower and other elegant additions, such as Toledo — Tapas, Steak & Seafood, a rooftop restaurant with Spanish-inspired cuisine and sweeping views.
You can choose from four Value-tier properties near Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, too, all themed after different forms of entertainment. They include Disney’s Art of Animation Resort with unique family suites, Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort, Disney’s All-Star Music Resort and Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort. And now, guests can experience a fun way to travel to EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios via Disney Skyliner gondolas! A Disney Skyliner gondola station is conveniently available at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort.
Fashioned after Saratoga Springs, New York, this Deluxe Villa Resort has unique accommodations and Treehouse Villas that recall the late 1800s with Victorian-style decor, horse-racing elements and other features. This resort features Senses — A Disney Spa, and it also has an onsite health club.
Shopping fanatics will love the fact that it’s just across the street from Disney Springs, where more than 100 unique retailers compete for your spending money — not to mention celebrity chef-owned restaurants, electric nightlife and other reasons to visit.
This Deluxe Villa property includes deluxe studios, one- and two-bedroom homes, and two-story, three-bedroom Grand Villas. True to the property’s name, it replicates the feeling of a carefree getaway to Key West at Walt Disney World.
Besides a wealth of restaurants, Disney’s Old Key West Resort has a health club, a swimming pool, a sauna and tennis courts, as well as planned recreation opportunities. Watercraft transportation is available to Disney Springs.
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort — French Quarter & Riverside
Whether you opt for the French Quarter or Riverside, you’re guaranteed a New Orleans-style stay at this Moderate-tier resort. Located on a 325-acre woodland site with a 3-1/2-acre “swimming hole” dubbed Ol’ Man Island, Disney’s Port Orleans Resort also offers a wealth of dining options, plus boat rentals, a game room, lounges, playgrounds and other activities to keep you occupied when you’re not adventuring at Disney’s theme parks.
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