One of the most fabulous things about Walt Disney World Resort is the variety of accommodations they offer. Rooms are available at several different price levels with a multitude of themes to choose from.
No matter which Disney resort you choose, you’ll receive:
-free transportation between your resort and the airport (MCO)
-free transportation to and from the parks
-free parking at your resort and the Disney theme parks
-access to morning and evening Extra Magic Hours
-free merchandise delivery from the parks to your hotel
-access to Disney Dining Plans
-ability to make dining reservations 180 days prior to arrival
-ability to make FASTPASS+ reservations at 60 days prior to arrival
Disney provides a handy comparison tool at this link: WDW Resort Comparison Tool
Value Resorts are the lowest priced of all the Disney resorts. You can book 4 to 6 guests per room, depending on room type. Amenities include themed pool, playground, arcade, jogging trail, food court, pizza delivery, bus transportation, and self-parking.
All Star Movies Resort –near Animal Kingdom & Blizzard Beach
All Star Music Resort –near Animal Kingdom & Blizzard Beach
All Star Sports Resort –near Animal Kingdom & Blizzard Beach
Art of Animation Resort –near Wide World of Sports
POP Century Resort –near Wide World of Sports
Moderate Resorts are priced slightly higher than the values. And like values, you can book 4 to 6 guests per room, depending on room type. Amenities include themed pool with waterslide and hot tub, playground, arcade, jogging trail, table service and/or counter service restaurant, bus transportation and self-parking.
Caribbean Beach Resort –near Epcot & Hollywood Studios
Coronado Springs Resort –near Animal Kingdom & Blizzard Beach
Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter –near Downtown Disney and Typhoon Lagoon
Port Orleans Resort – Riverside –near Downtown Disney and Typhoon Lagoon
Deluxe Resorts start out at about twice the price of moderates. Some units can accommodate up to 12 guests. Amenities include themed pool with waterslide and hot tub, arcade, jogging trail, room service, concierge service, counter service and table service restaurants, valet and self-parking, and recreational activities. Some of the deluxe resorts offer fitness centers and health spas, spectacular views, white sandy beaches, award-winning restaurants and Monorail transportation.
Animal Kingdom Lodge –near Animal Kingdom & Blizzard Beach
Beach Club Resort –near Epcot & Hollywood Studios
BoardWalk Inn –near Epcot & Hollywood Studios
Contemporary Resort –near Magic Kingdom
Grand Floridian Resort & Spa –near Magic Kingdom
Old Key West Resort –near Downtown Disney and Typhoon Lagoon
Polynesian Resort –near Magic Kingdom
Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa –near Downtown Disney and Typhoon Lagoon
Wilderness Lodge –near Magic Kingdom
Yacht Club Resort –near Epcot & Hollywood Studios
This information is basic and doesn’t include ALL your accommodation options, but it is a good starting point. I’ll be writing more about each resort level in future posts and will link to them from here.