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

Disney’s Deluxe Resorts are luxury hotels located within the Walt Disney World Resort. They offer a wide range of amenities and accommodations, including multiple dining options, recreational activities, and premium room types. Many of the Deluxe Resorts are themed and offer immersive experiences for guests, such as the beachfront setting of the Polynesian Village Resort or the Victorian-inspired Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. These resorts also offer additional perks for guests, such as extended park hours and access to special events. Deluxe Resorts are some of the most expensive accommodations within the Walt Disney World Resort, but they provide a high level of luxury and convenience for guests looking for a more upscale vacation experience.

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

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort is one stop away from the Magic Kingdom park on Resort Monorail, this timeless Victorian-style marvel evokes Palm Beach’s golden era.

Polynesian

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. Disney’s Boardwalk Inn is 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

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is a luxury resort located in the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. It is designed to resemble an African safari lodge and features authentic African artwork and architecture. The resort is home to a variety of animals, including giraffes, zebras, and flamingos, which can be viewed from the hotel’s balconies or on guided tours. The lodge also offers dining options, recreational activities, and a variety of room types for guests to choose from.

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

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is a unique and beautiful resort that blends Spanish, Mexican, and American Southwest culture. It features stunning architectural design, breathtaking finishes, and three bridges that provide beautiful lake views. The resort is perfect for relaxation and recreation, with its scenic surroundings inspiring the whole family.

Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

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

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.

Want to learn more about DVC? We have an analysis of whether DVC is worth the money. It may be a better investment for your family than annual passes.

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.

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