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  • On May 3, 2013
    Beth 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.

    Hi! We have never been to Disney before! We want to be as close to the Magic Kingdom as possible and in a one bedroom suite if possible - what's the best hotel for that? Thanks!! Travelling with a 2 year old and 5 year old.

    Hi, Beth!  You'll want to stay in one of the monorail resorts if you want to be as close to the Magic Kingdom as possible.  Those resorts are the Contemporary, the Polynesian, and the Grand Floridian.  You can get a suite in any of those resorts.

    Something else you may want to consider is Bay Lake Tower.  This is a Disney Vacation Club resort, but guests who are not DVC members may also book rooms there.  The one bedroom suite there will have a washer and dryer, a fully equipped kitchen, and a separate master bedroom.  The living room will have a fold out option where the children can sleep.  It is right next to the Contemporary Resort, so a few steps closer to the Magic Kingdom if you want to walk, but the building connects to the  Contemporary, so you can also hop right on the monorail.

    I hope that helps!  If you have any other questions, please feel free to come on back!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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