You’ve also got third party-owned off-site hotels, as well as onsite hotels owned by third parties, like the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin. And today, we have a first look at a NEW third party-owned onsite hotel!
There’s a lot of construction going on at the Disney World hotels right now.
Several lobby updates are happening, some new Moana-themed rooms were recently opened at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Disney’s Contemporary Resort is getting all kinds of updates, and now a brand new Disney World hotel is opening soon. Here’s everything you need to know about the new Swan Reserve, opening soon in Disney World. [Read more…]
One of the best ways to end your Disney day is by watching a fireworks show over some of the iconic Disney landmarks.
At a new hotel, opening soon in Disney World, you’ll be able to see not one but TWO of Disney’s fireworks shows right from your hotel room! Where does this impossibly wonderful magic happen? We’re glad you asked.
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While on-property hotels offer plenty of perks, there are lots of advantages to staying off-property, too! And if you opt for off-property, you may want to look into the Flamingo Crossings Town Center area, where plenty of new options are popping up. In fact, a brand-new hotel is opening there SOON!
Hey guys! Fun fact: the last 24 hours have been absolutely INSANE! By now, we know YOU KNOW exactly what we’re talkin’ about!
Not only is Disney’s new reservation system is launching in mere days, but Disney has also shared that there will be no Park Hopper option for the foreseeable future and no more free MagicBands for resort guests. Mickey’s-Not-So-Scary Halloween Party has been canceled for 2020 and Food and Wine Festival is starting in July. Since there have been so many HUGE news stories, we’re scurrying around to get a few more refined details for you!
It’s no secret Disney World has REALLY been keeping us on our toes lately!
Not only have there been a ton of new announcements regarding transportation and hotel services for guests once the resorts reopen, but now that MLS and NBA players are headed to Disney World, there’s been a ton of questions over where these pro athletes will be housed!
Over the weekend, there was STILL a way to book a non-DVC room on Disney property for the reopening of Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom on July 11th and the reopening of Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios on July 15th. Guests could go through Mariott’s website and book a room at The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin resorts.
THEN, the Swan and Dolphin’s website was updated to state that both resorts will remain closed through July 29th.
With the exception of DVC members, Disney World has stopped accepting new reservations for its hotels while it gets ready to unveil a brand new reservation system.
But over the weekend, we discovered there was still a way to book a room at Disney World! That no longer seems to be the case.
Update: As of June 8th, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin’s Website now states the resort will remain closed through July 29th, 2020.
Disney World has just dropped SO much resort news, our heads are still spinning a bit.
On top of new dining stipulations at the resorts and the virtual chat option on My Disney Experience for guests, stays at the hotels are about to see some huge changes when they re-open. But if you don’t currently have a hotel reservation, Disney World Resort currently isn’t accepting new ones.