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Resort Benefits and Amenities

Disney World Resorts offer guests exclusive benefits including:

  • Extended theme park hours with Extra Magic Hours
  • Complimentary Disney Magical Express transportation from the Orlando airport
  • Complimentary onsite transportation
  • Free parking in the resort and theme park lots if you have a car
  • Charge purchases and food to your room
  • Complimentary package delivery to your hotel

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Which Resort is Right For You?

Walt Disney World offers resorts ranging from cheap to lavish. There is something special for every budget. The amenities offered correlate to the level of the accommodations. Hotel recreation, dining, services and rooms become more elaborate and luxurious as you move up from value through moderate to deluxe resorts. 

The Walt Disney Resorts offer rooms in the following categories:

Value Resorts

Value Resorts

Disney moderate resorts

Moderate Resorts

Deluxe Disney Resorts

Deluxe Resorts

Unique accommodations:

Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas

Disney Vacation Club Villas

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Fort Wilderness Campground

The Walt Disney World Resorts are centered around four main locations:

Magic Kingdom


Animal Kingdom

Downtown Disney

Magic Kingdom Resort Hotels

The Magic Kingdom resorts offer easy access to the most magical theme park in the world. The resorts have excellent dining and recreation options. Three of the resorts are on the monorail line to the Magic Kingdom. Several resorts have rooms with a view of Cinderella's Castle in the Magic Kingdom.

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Magic Kingdom resorts are great for:

  • Families with small children who want to spend a lot of time in the Magic Kingdom
  • Those wanting monorail access to the Magic Kingdom
  • Guests seeking a luxurious experience

Deluxe Resorts

Contemporary Resort

Contemporary Resort

Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Polynesian Resort

Polynesian Resort

Wilderness Lodge

Wilderness Lodge

Disney Vacation Club

Florida Palms

Bay Lake Tower

Grand Floridian Villas

Grand Floridian Villas

Wilderness Lodge Villas

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Epcot Resorts

The Epcot resorts provide easy access to the Epcot's back door with a host of excellent cultural and gustatory offerings. The Epcot area has several of the nicest resorts on property with excellent amenities. The Boardwalk nightlife is within walking distance of area hotels.

The Epcot resorts are great for those seeking:

  • Close proximity to Epcot's International Gateway "backdoor"
  • Proximity to the Disney Boardwalk nightlife
  • Deluxe accommodations

The following hotels in the Epcot resort area are grouped by type:

Moderate Resort

Caribbean Beach

Deluxe Resorts

Beach Club

Boardwalk Inn

Yacht Club

Disney Vacation Club

Swan & Dolphin

 Beach Club Villas

Boardwalk Villas

Swan and Dolphin

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Animal Kingdom Resort Area

Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom Resort area offers affordable hotels in the value price range as well as deluxe and Disney Vacation Club accommodations. This area has quick access to the Animal Kingdom theme park.

Animal Kingdom resorts are great for:

  • Close proximity to the Animal Kingdom park
  • Those seeking family-friendly and budget lodging

The following hotels are located in the Animal Kingdom resort area:

Value Resorts

All Star Resorts

Art of Animation

Pop Century

Moderate Resort

Deluxe Resort

Disney Vacation Club

Coronado Springs

Animal Kingdom Lodge

Animal Kingdom Villas

Downtown Disney Resort Area

The Downtown Disney Resort area offers an assortment of non-Disney owned hotels and access to the entertainment offerings of Downtown Disney Orlando. Downtown Disney is a hub of activity with prime dining, shopping and entertainment offerings for all ages.

Consider the Downtown Disney hotel area if you:

  • Want to be near the activities, shopping and nightlife at Downtown Disney
  • Desire more hotel options with non-Disney owned hotels

The following hotels are in the Downtown Disney resort area:

Moderate Resort

Disney Vacation Club

Port Orleans

Old Key West

Saratoga Springs

The following hotels located in the Downtown Disney resort area are not owned by Disney:

  • Best Western
  • Buena Vista Palace
  • Doubletree
  • Hilton WDW
  • Holiday Inn
  • Royal Plaza
  • Wyndham
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