Contemporary – this Deluxe resort is located within walking distance to the Magic Kingdom (actually to the Transportation and Ticket Center), with a short monorail or ferry ride to the entrance gates. Recently updated, this resort caters to a high percentage of business travelers, but also is popular with vacationing families. The updated rooms now include flat screen televisions, with modern, sleek furnishings. The monorail system runs directly through the center of this resort, and guests can travel to the Magic Kingdom or Epcot or to the other resorts in the Magic Kingdom area (Polynesian and Grand Floridian). This resort also has the largest arcade center for the children (and adults), a Mickey shaped pool and a beach and marina area. It is not uncommon to see guest parasailing from boats at this resort.
- 1008 rooms
- Six shops, three restaurants, three snack bars, two lounges
- Heath Club
- Pool area, with two whirlpools and a water slide
- 24 hr arcade and snack bar
- 5 minute walk to Magic Kingdom
- large convention center
Polynesian Resort – this Deluxe resort is located right at the Transportation and Ticket Center, which makes it convenient when traveling to the Magic Kingdom. This resort is very family friendly, but is also very popular with honeymooners. The South Pacific theme of the hotel is felt immediately as you arrive for check in. The tropical, lush vegetation in the lobby and sounds of cascading waters welcome you. The resort is made up of two-story longhouses named after locations in the South Pacific. A free foam, zero entry pool with a volcano slide is a favorite with kids (and their parents). The resort also features a beach and marina area. Boats are available for rental – which allows you to take a spin around the Seven Seas Lagoon. Rooms are done in a tropical dÃ©cor, with recent additions of flat screen televisions and updated furniture. Monorail service from this resort can take you to the Magic Kingdom, Epcot or to the two other magic Kingdom resorts (Contemporary and Grand Floridian).
- 853 rooms
- Snack Bar, Lounge, two restaurants, Luau Cove Dinner Show
- Children’s Program
- Children’s Playground
- Two pools and water jet area
- Video Arcade Area
Grand Floridian – this Deluxe Victorian style resort is a very popular spot for honeymooners. Every detail of this resort says first class accommodations from the lobby to the upscale dÃ©cor in the rooms. The turn of the century theme is seen throughout the resort from the furnishings to the attire worn by the cast members at the resort. The large pool area and marina are steps outside the lobby area. A beach area with cabanas is also available for resort guests.
The monorail from this resort allows you to travel to the Magic Kingdom, Epcot and to the two other Magic Kingdom resorts (Polynesian and Contemporary).
- 867 rooms
- Five shops, five restaurants, two lounges
- Child Care
- Health Club & Spa
- Convention Center
Wilderness Lodge & Villas
This resort is located between the Contemporary Resort and Fort Wilderness in the Magic Kingdom area. This deluxe class resort brings you into the spirit of the American West, with its rustic feeling and nod to National Park Lodges.
The architecture includes Native American influences, with many animal and nature-loving touches. The grand lobby is a wonder to view as it is filled with massive log columns, with two totem poles that reach 55 feet into the air. The guestrooms are decorated in Native American style, and include two beds, a table and chairs – most rooms also include a balcony.
- 727 rooms
- Two full service restaurants, one fast food dining area, one lounge, and one poolside bar
- Boating & Biking are available (fee)
- Health Club
- Two pools and beach area
- Video Arcade
- Children’s Programs
- Shopping (sundries and souvenirs)
Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
Comprised of 700 acres of wilderness campgrounds, visitors can camp at one of the 784 traditional campsites or can stay in air-conditioned Wilderness Cabins.
The campsites include partial or full hookups with services that include water, electricity and cable television. All campsites include a picnic table, charcoal grill and paved driveway. Each campsite area (or loop) includes a general comfort station to be shared. Comfort stations include restrooms, private showers, ice machines, laundry areas and phones.
Wilderness Cabins allow up to 6 persons to room in a log cabin building. Included in rooms are televisions, full baths, picnic tables and charcoal grills. All are air conditioned.
- 700 acres
- 784 campsites
- Wilderness Cabins
- Buffet dining option
- Convenience stores on site
- Two pools, petting farm, tennis courts
Shades of Green
located near the Grand Floridian Resort, this 228 room resort is for active and retired military personnel and their families.
- 228 rooms
- tennis courts, health club, two pools
- laundry facilities
- video arcade
- restaurant and lounge
- gift shop