• On Oct 2, 2021
    Bonnie from ID Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I need a resort hotel.

    Hi Bonnie! That is a perfect question for planDisney! I’m happy to help you find your Disney “home away from home!”

    One of the (many) things I love about the Walt Disney World Resort is that it has resort hotels for every vacation budget! You can select a value, moderate, or deluxe resort! Also, if location is more important to you, you can select a resort hotel in the area of the theme park you feel you might visit most!

    In the value category, I always recommend Disney’s Art of Animation Resort! In my opinion, this is the “Disney-est” of all the hotels in the entire resort! The art of Disney animation surrounds you throughout the hotel - both inside and out! The character statues and theming are my absolute favorite! This is a must-stay resort for the young (and the young at heart)!

    I’ve got a few favorites in the moderate category! Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort - Gran Destino Tower gets the top honor! I always feel like I’m staying in a deluxe resort but at a moderate price! The amenities are so nice at this hotel! I also love the landscaping! This resort gives the feel of a true vacation getaway! Other moderate resorts that deserve an honorable mention are Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter and Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort! Both provide a relaxing and picture-perfect vacation stay!

    And, in the deluxe category, my favorite resort of all time is Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa! This is my Disney “home!” I love the feel of a tropical seaside vacation! The architecture and landscaping are beautiful! The pools are relaxing for adults and fun for the kids! And, I love the convenience of traveling to Magic Kingdom Park aboard the Monorail or taking the leisurely walk to the park along the newly installed walking path! In the deluxe category, I also recommend Disney’s Riviera Resort and Disney’s Yacht Club Resort! The dining options at all three of these deluxe resorts are top-notch!

    Bonnie, I hope these recommendations were helpful! You can explore all of the hotels in the Disney Resorts Collection by clicking on the "Places to Stay" on the Walt Disney World Resort website!

    Hakuna Matata!  Jonathan
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Meet the Panelist: Jonathan, Pennsylvania

Hi, everyone!  My name is Jonathan.  I am a Disney-adoring husband, dad of three sons, and elementary school principal from Pennsylvania.  If you're visiting planDisney with questions about the Most Magical Place on Earth, then Hakuna Matata because you've come to the right group of people!  I'm happy to use my past Disney-travel experiences and knowledge to help you enjoy every moment of your vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort! Learn More About Jonathan

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