Disney’s Pop Century Resort Review

Disney’s Pop Century Resort is one of the many located at Walt Disney World Resort. Although Pop Century may be one of Disney’s moderate resorts, there are still plenty of benefits to staying here. There are numerous ways to get to any park. Also, there are a wide variety of activities that guests of all ages can enjoy.

Pop Century’s Location and Transportation

Pop Century Resort is in the Wide World of Sports area, in between Epcot and ESPN Wide World of Sports. The resort is also across from the Feature Animation Resort and just a Skyliner away from Caribbean Beach Resort. The Skyliner makes the resort an ideal place to stay.

The Skyliner connects guests to Hollywood Studios, Caribbean Beach Resort, the Riviera Resort, and Epcot. This makes resort hopping and park hopping more convenient for guests. It also has a bus system guests can use to visit the 4 parks, Disney Springs, and other Disney-owned resorts.

What Pop Century Resort Has to Offer

Pop Century Resort also has a lot to offer for guests that choose to stay there. With the resort’s unique theme, it will take guests back in time by displaying major historical moments during each decade starting from the 1950s. From important pop moments to technological advancements, the guests can immerse themselves in the past.

Guests can enjoy the mile-long trail along Hourglass Lake at Pop Century Resort. Here they can read about major events, technological advancements, and pop-related news starting from 1950 to 1999.

Guests will also be able to take in the unique structures and layout of the resort that is based on each decade. These unique structures are iconic toys or activities that were popular in that decade, from bowling pins to Rubik’s cubes. Guests will even see popular Disney characters based on movies that were released in that decade.

Resort Activities

There are plenty of activities for families to enjoy at Pop Century Resort. The first activity that guests can enjoy is the three pools throughout the resort where they can play in the pool or just relax and tan poolside. Guests of all ages relaxing by the Hippy Dippy Pool will also be able to take advantage of the Petals Pool Bar where they can enjoy food and drinks by the pool.

There are also other activities that kids will especially enjoy with the biggest one being the Fast Forward Arcade. Pop Century is one of the few resorts on Disney property that has an arcade in their resort. Here the guests can have some fun and even beat the heat by playing fan-favorite arcade games from air hockey to different racing games.

Guests can also enjoy the different resort activities that are held by Cast Members throughout the day. One popular activity is the daily movie nights that play a different popular Disney movie every night. Cast Members also host different arts and crafts activities so that the guests can make their own souvenirs.

Merchandise and Dining

Pop Century Resort has Everything Pop which is a merchandise store and a quick-service food court. Guests shopping at the Everything Pop store will be able to find some of the popular products, like the 50th-anniversary merchandise, that can be found at the parks or Disney Springs.

The quick-service food court offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a wide variety of American food choices. Everything Pop food court also has a grab n’ go section for the guests that are rushing out to head to the parks.

Overall Views of Disney’s Pop Century Resort

Pop Century Resort is worth the stay. The location that the resort is in makes it convenient for guests to go from one park to another or to go resort hopping. Also, with the unique structure of iconic things from past decades and the wide variety of activities, guests will surely have a memorable and magical time at this resort.

While you are there, don;t forget to grab your Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party!

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