Disney Polynesian Resort

Welcome to the romantic South Pacific Islands at the Disney Polynesian Resort. This Deluxe Disney Resort has swaying palm trees, white sandy beaches, winding paths set amidst dense tropical foliage and torch lamps. Adventure and romance are alive and well in this tropical paradise.

Disney Polynesian Resort

What We Love

  • Location on the Seven Seas Lagoon
  • Tropical theme
  • Monorail access to the Magic Kingdom and Epcot (via adjacent Ticket and Transportation Center)
  • Large guest rooms
  • Excellent dining

What We Don't Love

  • Room decor is a little dark
  • Expensive
  • No hot tub
Tropical Foliage at the Polynesian Resort

About the Polynesian Resort

The Disney Polynesian Resort opened in 1971 as one of the original resorts at Walt Disney World. The hotel hosts 847 rooms in 11 longhouses. The two or three story high longhouses are named after South Pacific Islands.The longhouses are currently being refurbished. The main building at the resort is the Great Ceremonial House which is a virtual jungle featuring a three story atrium lobby with verdant foliage and tropical waterfalls.

The resort has a tiki lighting ceremony on the property on select evenings.

Transportation to the Magic Kingdom is with the magical monorail or a peaceful boatride. Guests can also walk to the nearby Ticket and Transportation Center to take a monorail to Epcot Center. Buses serve other areas.

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As one of the original resorts at Walt Disney World, this resort is very popular with families.

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Entrance to the Polynesian Resort


The Polynesian has two pools:

  • Nanea Volcano Pool is a zero-entry pool with a volcano and waterfall. The pool has a 142 foot waterslide. Opened in 2001
  • Polynesian East Pool is the quiet pool set in a garden

There is not a hot tub at the resort.

The hotel offers the following recreational options:

  • Marina with motor boat and sail boat rentals
  • Bike rentals
  • Pool cabanas available for rent
  • Movies under the stars nightly
  • Campfires
  • Volleyball
  • Fishing
  • Jogging trail
  • Arcade
  • Never Land Club child care
  • The Electric Pageant Water Parade can be seen nightly from the beach

There is also no health club, but guests may use the one at the Grand Floridian which can be accessed via a walkway or monorail.


1600 Seven Seas Drive

Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830-8423

(407) 824-2000

Polynesian Resort Lobby at Christmas

The Disney Polynesian Resort transports you to a tranquil oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of Walt Disney World. Enjoy world class recreation and service in a tropical paradise setting located across the lagoon from the Magic Kingdom.

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