Walt Disney Caribbean Beach Club Review

This moderate class hotel located in the Epcot area has over 2000 rooms spread over a sprawling 200 acres. When you arrive at the resort complex your first stop will be at the Custom House, the hotel’s lobby area – here you can check in, buy theme park tickets, make dinner reservations or visit the front desk for any hotel issues.

The rooms are section off into “villages”, each named for a Caribbean location. At check in you will be told your rooms location. If you are driving to the resort you can then move your vehicle to a parking area located right outside your room area. If you arrived without your own car you will be taken to your room location by a cast member – the check-in area in not within easy walking distance of most hotel rooms.

Main Patio Area Disney’s Caribbean Beach Club Resort All villages are two story buildings, with outside corridors. Each room has two double beds, a table and chair area, TV/Armoire and separate bathroom area (with a double sink area outside the actual bathroom). The rooms are a decent size, with enough room for four people.

The resort boasts six pools, one main pool with separate pools in each village area. The food court area is in the Old Port Royale Section. Here you will find one sit down restaurant, Shutters, along with cafeteria style fast food areas that offer many food choices. You will also find an arcade and shops.

The Caribbean Beach Resort is convenient to all Disney parks, whether using your own vehicle or Disney’s bus transportation. This resort has several bus stops throughout the complex.
Patio Eating Area at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Club Resort This colorful resort definitely has a tropical feel and it a great family location. Kids will love the pools, the beach area, and the playground. This moderately priced Walt Disney World is a popular choice for families.

Caribbean Beach Resort – Review – Nov/Dec 2005
We arrived at this resort the day after Thanksgiving. The location was in the Epcot Resort area and quite easy to locate. As we drove up to the Custom House we did notice the tropical theme of the hotel. Cast members were dressed in white and the Custom House was decorated in tropical colors.
Our rooms were located in the Trinadad section. We did find it convenient to have our car parked so close to our rooms. It helped when touring the parks all day and then having to carry two tired children back to the rooms each night. The rooms were comfortable with two double beds. The drawer space was adequate. The doors to the rooms open up to an outside corridor, so people can be walking around past your room and window – which is an important thing to note.

The bathrooms are quite small, but I did like that the sink area is outside the actual bathroom. This helped when getting dressed in the morning, as one person could be in the shower while another was dressing near the sink area (a curtain is provided to separate the sink area from the beds and provide privacy for dressing).

Pool at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Club Resort During our stay we only used the main pool, and it was very nice. The slide was a big hit and the pirate theme was a good touch. We did not spend much time exploring the resort but did find it to be very family-friendly.

The full service restaurant was not opened during our stay. We were limited to the cafeteria style food choices, which was not always what we were looking for. It did not seem very crowded during our stay, but during peak periods, I would imagine the lines for food and to pay would be quite long and slow moving.

I would recommend this resort for families; the moderate pricing makes it a good value for an enjoyable vacation. It does not compare to the ambiance of a deluxe resort. It you are expecting the grand lobby, the all-out theming and the over the top services, this resort might disappoint you. Overall the Caribbean Beach Resort is a hotel I would recommend.

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