Kilimanjaro Safaris; Animal Kingdom; AA
  • On Jan 20, 2016
    Karin from OH Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    My daughter and I are staying at the Coronado Springs resort next week. My niece lives in the Orlando area and I've suggested her coming to the resort and meeting us for dinner. Is it possible for her to drive into the resort without a reservation?

    Hi there Karin!

    Your Walt Disney World vacation is just around the corner! I know you must be so excited! This is a great question. I have always been allowed to park at a Disney Resort hotel in order to dine at that location. That being said, I have often been asked for an Advanced Dining Reservation, especially when dining at a Disney Resort hotel that is near a theme park. I would suggest that you tell your niece to simply let the Cast Member know at the security gate that she is meeting family that is staying at the resort for dinner. The Cast Member can always verify that you are a Guest staying at the resort. 

    I hope this information helps. Please don't hesitate to stop by again with any additional questions that you may have. Best wishes for a magical trip, Karin!

    Happy Planning,
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