Disney World Resort Reviews

Check out all of our Walt Disney World Area Hotel Reviews. These are all places that we have stayed in the past and we’ll share our feedback. This will include the good, the bad, and the ugly for each location. Our goal of providing hotel reviews is to give you the most information possible to make a great decision on where to stay. Where you stay while visiting Walt Disney World Resort is a big factor in how well your vacation will go. We’ll give a range of resort reviews from value all the way to deluxe and let you decide what works best for your family.

Walt Disney World Deluxe Resorts

Deluxe resorts are known for the amenities, restaurants, shopping, and proximity to the parks. All of the Deluxe Resorts, except for Wilderness Lodge and Animal Kingdom, are within a short walk to at least one of the 4 Theme Parks.

Deluxe Resorts are also great options if you are planning on spending more time at the resort on non-park days.

Contemporary Resort

Disney’s Contemporary Resort is located within a short walk to Magic Kingdom. This is one of the original resorts at WDW and continues to delight guests today.

Grand Floridian

Just one stop to Magic Kingdom park on the complimentary Resort Monorail, this timeless Victorian-style marvel evokes Palm Beach’s golden era.


Discover the signature tropical atmosphere that’s made Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort a favorite Disney destination since 1971

Wilderness Lodge

Inspired by turn-of-the-century National Park lodges, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge celebrates American craftsmanship and honors the beauty of the untamed wilderness.

Boardwalk Inn

Experience the charm and whimsy of turn-of-the-century Atlantic City at this waterfront Resort hotel. Within walking distance to EPCOT and Hollywood Studios.

Beach Club Resort

Discover the casual elegance of this charming, New England-style Resort hotel. Read our review of the resort that is consistently voted best pool on Disney property. Within walking distance to EPCOT and Hollywood Studios.

Yacht Club Resort

Sister resort of the Beach Club Resort, delight in the formal grace of a grand New England-style yacht club at this lakeside hotel. Within walking distance to EPCOT and Hollywood Studios.

Animal Kingdom Lodge

Inspired by the traditional African kraal, the horseshoe-curved design provides spectacular views of 4 lush savannas that over 200 hoofed animals and birds call home.

Walt Disney World Moderate Resorts

Moderate resorts are a great mix of amenities and value. Most offer really good on site restaurants, as well as pools for the kids. Caribbean Beach Resort is also on the Skyliner route for added convenience.

Caribbean Beach Resort

Awash with vibrant colors and lush landscapes, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort transports Guests to a relaxing paradise that captures the essence of 5 distinct islands: Barbados, Jamaica, Martinique, Trinidad and Aruba. Also very close to the Skyliner Hub.

Coronado Springs Resort

This beautiful lakeside oasis offers classic influences, Disney touches and modern comforts to energize and inspire.

Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

Revel in the romance and pageantry of New Orleans’s historic French Quarter at this Moderate Resort hotel.

Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

From the stately white-column mansions of Magnolia Bend to Alligator Bayou’s quaint backwoods cottages, delight in a picturesque setting that evokes the romance of rural Louisiana.

Walt Disney World Value Resorts

The value resorts can be perfect for families that plan to spend most of the day at the parks. The double room size is comparable to anything in the moderate or deluxe category. So, why pay more when you’re only there to sleep?

All-Star Movies Resort

Stay at a Disney Resort hotel that salutes the legends of Disney films—from the dotted pups of 101 Dalmatians to the playful toys of Andy’s Room— with whimsical, larger-than-life décor.

All-Star Music Resort

Large-sized, music-inspired icons outside and subtle song-and dance surprises inside provide a harmonious setting for music lovers of all ages.

All-Star Sports Resort

Get in the game at this Resort hotel that salutes the world of competitive sports, including baseball, basketball, football, surfing and tennis.

Art of Animation Resort

Be surrounded in the artistry, enchantment and magic of Disney and Pixar movies. Stay at a Disney Resort hotel that invites you to explore the storybook landscapes seen in such classics as Finding NemoCarsThe Lion King and The Little Mermaid.

Pop Century Resort

Experience the unforgettable fads of the 1950s through the 1990s all over again. Read our review from out last stay at Pop Century Resort.

Walt Disney World Deluxe Villas

These villas are part of the Disney Vacation Club, or DVC program. They’re connected to Deluxe Resorts so provide all of the amenities, restaurants, and shopping. The Villas also have larger rooms, so may be a great option if you are travelling with a large family.

Boardwalk Villas

Timeless elegance meets old-fashioned charm at this waterfront Resort hotel. Delight in saltwater taffy-colored cottages, private courtyards and picturesque gardens—plus the ragtime sounds and carnival pastimes of the exciting Coney Island-style boardwalk.

Beach Club Villas

Leisure, elegance and romance abound at this charming New England-style beach hotel—in easy walking distance to EPCOT and a boat ride to Disney’s Hollywood Studios. We’ve stayed at Beach Club and it is one of our favorite resorts!

Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Warm luxury meets modern elegance at this lakeside Resort hotel located in walking distance to Magic Kingdom park. Delight in studios and multi-bedroom villas, kitchens or kitchenettes and dramatic views that may include old-growth cypress trees, the shimmering Bay Lake, the lush courtyard or Cinderella Castle.

Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa

Inspired by historic Saratoga Springs—a late-1800s’ New York retreat famous for its spas and horse racing—this charming, Victorian-style Resort hotel is nestled between rolling golf course greens and the shimmering Lake Buena Vista. Delight in stately Studios and multi-bedroom Villas, dazzling pools and a spa.

Old Key West

Experience the romance of the Florida Keys at this tranquil community of Conch Flats—a sprawling island hamlet with shimmering waterways, swaying palm trees and manicured golf-course fairways.

Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Recalling the 1860’s railroad hotels of the American West, Boulder Ridge Villas offer the comforts of home amid the rustic beauty of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge.

Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Welcome to new idyllic retreat that evokes a rustic-elegant vibe—a perfect nod to the rich and pioneering heritage of the Pacific Northwest.

Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

Escape to an enchanting oasis of swaying palms, tropical surroundings and an island ambience that evokes the languid spirit of the South Pacific. Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows makes its home at one of the original—and legendary—Walt Disney World Resort hotels.

Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House

Experience your own African safari adventure! This Resort hotel’s horseshoe-curved design, inspired by the traditional African kraal, provides spectacular views of 4 lush savannas, where over 200 hoofed animals and birds freely roam. Enjoy the comforts of home in our spacious Studios and multi-bedroom Villas—and indulge in Club Level service for added luxury!

Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village

Escape on your own African safari adventure at this magnificent Resort hotel. Inspired by the traditional African kraal, the horseshoe-curved design offers exquisite views of lush savannas—where over 30 species of African wildlife freely roam. Delight in dazzling pool areas, exciting animal programs and all the comforts of home in our spacious Studios and multi-bedroom Villas.

Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Revel in Victorian-style splendor and enjoy the comforts of home at this elegant Disney Resort hotel. Stay in a stately deluxe studio or multi-bedroom villa. Indulge in a luxurious massage at the full-service spa or receive a grooming service in the salon.

Riviera Resort

Enchantment awaits you at a Resort hotel that’s inspired by Europe and imagined by Disney. Here, you can delight in exhilarating activities, delectable dining and stylish accommodations—from cozy Tower Studios to spacious villas with up to 3 bedrooms.

Disney Springs Area Hotels

These are not Walt Disney World Resorts but within a 5 minute walk to Disney Springs. It’s really close to the Disney bubble but without the price.

Holiday Inn Disney Springs

This is your typical Holiday Inn with an outdoor pool, arcade, bar, and restaurant. It’s just a short walk away from Disney Springs. It’s also a partner hotel so you’re trip will show up in My Disney Experience. Be sure to check out our review from a recent stay.

Caribbean Beach Resort Photo

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Review

Caribbean Beach is a moderate resort with excellent amenities for children and families. If a luxury resort is out of your price range, but you want something more than a value resort, then Caribbean Beach is the place to be. Journey into a world where time slows down and your cares fade away in the midst of Calypso melodies. Resort guests are invited into a relaxing paradise with vibrant colors and lush surroundings. Caribbean Beach Resort Location The property is located near Epcot and Hollywood Studios, making it ideal for guests who like to spend time at these parks. It’s… Continue Reading →

EPCOT Monorail

Flamingo Crossings – Close to Everything Disney!

Flamingo Crossings is a new exciting area close to Disney World. It’s situated only a few minutes from the theme parks. Flamingo Crossings has all sorts of amenities that one would want to access, including restaurants, shops, and of course, accommodations that are affordable. Its located just off Western Way and State Road 429, near Animal Kingdom and Coronado Springs. Flamingo Crossings Hotels Flamingo Crossings is a great option for budget travelers while still being close to all the Walt Disney World magic. Now, Let’s look at the pros and cons of the hotels in the area! SpringHill Suites by… Continue Reading →

Disney's Beach Club

Why stay at a Walt Disney World Deluxe Resort?

Walt Disney World Resort Deluxe Resorts, while pricey, are a great option when wanting to create a memorable stay. These resorts offer the highest resort quality that Disney World has to offer; as well as a unique combination of resort amenities, restaurants, and proximity to the parks. That’s why you’ll see a lot of Disney World guests make a visit to these resorts a part of their vacation plans. Added Benefits of Deluxe Resorts Not only will you be staying at the nicest resorts on Walt Disney World Property but there are also several key benefits. It’s important to take… Continue Reading →

Disney's Pop Century

Disney’s Pop Century Resort Review

Disney’s Pop Century Resort is categorized as a moderate resort on property. The entire family will love the ride on the Skyliner from Pop Century to EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Disney’s Beach Club Resort Review

Disney’s Beach Club Resort is a New-England coastal inspired resort located on EPCOT’s resort property. This resort offers dinning, pools, spas, and is conveniently located for easy access to the parks. In this post, we will be discussing the basics of Disney’s Beach Club to make sure you get the best of your Disney experience.

Holiday Inn Disney Springs

Holiday Inn Disney Springs is a short walk to all of the shopping, Dining, and activities at Disney Springs. There is even a trick to use Disney Transportation.

Holiday Inn Lake Buena Vista Review

The Holiday Inn Lake Buena Vista is an IHG hotel located within a few miles of Disney Springs. Read about our experience over Spring Break.

Family photo at EPCOT. Hotel Review pending
Family Photo At EPCOT

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