Walt Disney World Resort has a range of hotels catering for all budgets and requirements with each property offering a unique theme. Together with a Disney Dining Plan and Disney Magical Express, guests can experience a total Walt Disney World experience from the moment they arrive in Orlando. The flexibility of free transport and relaxing environments make the hotels a welcome retreat from the fast paced fun and games of the theme parks. Should guests choose to drive, hotels offer complimentary parking with convenient transport to all parks and attractions at Walt Disney World.
TIP – Guests staying at a Walt Disney World hotel can benefit from complimentary parking at all theme parks.
Walt Disney World Resort categorise hotels into four groups satisfying the demand from a diverse range of customers. Staying on resort is a fantastic experience for the entire family bringing home the full fun and games of a complete Disney holiday.
Should we stay on resort?
For guests staying on resort, the experience will be unmatched with all aspects of the stay of the highest possible standard from cleanliness through to the staff. Below are just a few of the main benefits:
Stay Close To The Magic
Enjoy the flexibility of staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel and be surrounded by magic 24 hours a day. Take the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle and nip back to your accommodation for a snack or a dip in the relaxing pool.
Use the wide range of Disney transportation which operates throughout the resort including boats, bus and monorail with stops directly outside all parks, hotels and Downtown Disney.
Spectacular themed hotels await you regardless of the resort chosen ranging from elegance and sophistication through to sports themed. Additionally, relax in incredible pools each themed uniquely to include sand bottoms through to exciting water rides.
Make use of the helpful and knowledgeable staff (known as Cast Members) to make the most of your stay at Walt Disney World Resort.
Shop....and let Disney drop!
Enjoy the convenience of having your purchases at the Disney shops delivered directly to your hotel room at a specified time. No need to carry bags around the parks!
Carry no cash
Present your Disney Resort ID to the cashier and charge the purchases to your room so there's absolutely no need to carry cash around!
Disney Value Resort Hotels
Perfect for families and the budget conscious, guests can expect hotels full of fun but small with the special Disney touch.
Art of Animation Resort
Pop Century Resort
Disney Moderate Resort Hotels
Suitable for all guests looking for an improved standard of accommodation with enhanced amenities. Rooms are larger and properties have an increased number of recreational activities and dining facilities.
Ft. Wilderness Cabins
Port Orleans Riverside
Port Orleans French Quarter
Disney Deluxe Resort Hotels
The ultimate in Disney luxury – the Deluxe Resort Hotels offer the highest levels of service, facilities and amenities with many added extras such as supervised Kids Clubs and concierge services.
Animal Kingdom Lodge
Beach Club Resort
Grand Floridian Resort
Yacht Club Resort
WDW Swan & Dolphin
Disney Deluxe Villa Resorts
Targeted towards larger families and groups, the Villa Resorts offer flexibility with properties containing kitchens, kitchenettes and daily housekeeping. Super onsite facilities are available such as swimming pools.
Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas
Bay Lake Tower
Beach Club Villas
Old Key West Resort
Wilderness Lodge Villas
Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
Downtown Disney Area Hotels
Official Hotels of Walt Disney World
The below are a selection of hotels which are classified by Disney as being 'Official Hotels of Walt Disney World'. They vary in standard but all offer free shuttles to the parks.
Best Western Lake Buena Vista
DoubleTree Guest Suites
Regal Sun Resort (former Grosvenor) Hilton Resort
Hotel Royal Plaza
Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa