With hotels to fit most any budget, Disney World lodging options run the gamut from the simple to the opulent. Some include only the basics, while others provide every amenity you can imagine. Some Disney World hotels even offer special outings that are only available to guests of that hotel. Below are descriptions of some of the hotels located in the Disney World Resort. Read a bit about some of the options to learn which may be best for you.
Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Retreat
The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness is a moderate lodging choice that provides privacy and tranquility. Days spent in the parks of Walt Disney World Resort are full of excitement. Imagine being able to return, at the end of each day of enjoying all the theme park attractions, to your own private log cabin. There are so many activities at the resort that the fun is sure to continue even after you leave the parks for the day. Head over to the outdoor theater and enjoy a sing-a-long with some well-known Disney characters. Munch on some toasted marshmallows and settle in for a viewing of one of Disney’s movies.
This is one of the options in the Animal Kingdom Lodge. These are deluxe accommodations that include many special features. One of the most special is the setting of the lodge. Surrounded by 43 acres of land that has been set aside as a wildlife preserve, guests are able to see a number of creatures as they roam about freely in their natural habitat. You may see Ankole cattle, Impala, wildebeests, zebra and many more. Some rooms feature a balcony, so you can sit and enjoy the sights and sounds of the wildlife from the comfort of your own room. Each room or suite includes either a kitchenette or a full kitchen. The kids will enjoy spending time at the pool which features a slide that is nearly 70 feet long! Guests of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge have the opportunity to take part is special activities, such as the Wanyama Safari. Only guests of the lodge can participate in this safari which allows you close access to many of the parks animals.
Disney’s Boardwalk Villas
You will feel as if you have stepped back in time when you see this deluxe lodging option. That is what the designers of the property had in mind when they modeled Disney’s Boardwalk Villas on Atlantic City as it looked in the early 1900’s. Of course, along with the charm of yesteryear, you will also have access to many amenities. There is a health club and jogging trails to help you stay in shape in spite of all of the delicious Disney food you will be eating. Spend a day on the water by renting a Sea Ray Raycer or paddle boat. The kids will enjoy the thrill of shooting down the water slide that is over 200 feet long. For the little night owls, there is a 24 hour playground and game room.
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resorts
Disney’s Coronado Springs resort is moderately priced but features plenty of amenities to help make your stay special and memorable. Take a kayak out on the water to burn some calories while enjoying the view. Relax on one of the hammocks that swing peacefully in warm, balmy air. There is often a game of sand volleyball underway or you could take a dip in the pool, the design of which was inspired by a Mayan archaeological site.
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort is a moderately priced property that will make you feel as though you have been carried away to a tropical island. One of the key features of this property is Barefoot Bay. This beach features white, sandy beaches, just like you would find if you were vacationing in the tropics. If you have little swashbuckler in your family, ask about the pirate themed rooms, featuring ship beds and plenty of pirate inspired accessories. To enjoy the water, you can check out sailboats and other water vessels. Nature trails and a playground for the kids are also available.
Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
The value hotel is a great choice for music lovers who are visiting Disney World on a tight budget. Throughout the hotel, you will find nods to various music genres. Even the two pools at the hotel pay homage to music. One is shaped like a guitar. The other is in the shape of a grand piano. Traveling with a big family? No problem! This budget-friendly hotel offers roomy suites to ensure a comfortable stay.
Now that you have a read a little about some of the Disney World hotels, you can browse the complete list of Disney World hotels below to help in making your decision.
There are also a range of campsites available at the Fort Wilderness Campgrounds – from the most rustic of tent sites to large spots that are able to accommodate the largest travel trailers and motorhomes.
As you can see, whether you want accommodations that will put you in the lap of luxury, or something a bit more down to earth and budget friendly, there is a Disney World Resort hotel to meet your needs AND your expectations.