Disney Coronado Springs Resort

Disney Coronado Springs by Darren Wittko

Beautiful view by Darren Wittko

Search for the City of Gold at Disney Coronado Springs Resort, a Spanish-Mexican themed resort at Walt Disney World. The resort is one of the Disney moderate resorts and is also a full scale convention center.

The Good

  • Attractive theming and grounds
  • Convention center
  • Amenities, including a health club and hair salon
  • Peaceful, relaxing atmosphere

The Bad

  • Huge, sprawling resort necessitates walking
  • Average housekeeping
  • Motel-style exterior room entry
Disney Coronado Springs by greencolander

Photo by greencolander

Named after the Spanish explorer Don Francisco de Coronado, the resort is large and beautiful. The resort opened in 1997. Situated on the lovely lake, Lago Dorado, the resort offers 1921 guest rooms on 125 acres of property. The theme is Mexican/American Southwest. This grounds are beautiful and the resort lighting is lovely in the evening.

El Centro is the main building at the resort and contains:

  • Resort check-in
  • Concierge services
  • Business center

Coronado Springs Hotel has many amenities to please convention goers and families. The resort has a health club, playground, jogging path and arcade. The marina offers boat rentals.

The pool has a large 50 foot high Mayan pyramid and a 123 foot long slide. The largest hot tub on Disney property is at the resort and can hold up to 22 people! The resort also has three smaller quiet pools.

Dining options include an average food court and a very good sit down restaurant, the Maya Grill.

Three "villages" of buildings housing the hotel rooms surround the 22 acre lake. The villages are:

  • Casitas
  • Ranchos
  • Cabanas


1000 West Buena Vista Drive

Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830-8403

(407) 939-1000

Enjoy the festive atmosphere and convention facilities of the Disney Coronado Springs Resort. The resort offers the amenities of a vacation resort at a moderate price.

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